Vocab Master Day – 35

Dear Bankers Daily Readers,

Read Daily Vocabulary in bankers Daily, to increase your English Skills. Vocabulary is used to all Bank , SSC and Insurance competitive exams. So, must read Vocabulary to improve your Skills.


Meaning: be a sign or warning of (an imminent event, typically an unwelcome one)., an omen or portent.

Synonym: augur, foreshadow, foretell, prophesy,

Sentence:”the heavy clouds above the moorland presaged snow”


Meaning: widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or quality.

Synonym: status, standing, stature

Sentence: “the firm has recently gained considerable prestige.


Meaning:(of a person or their behaviour) failing to observe the limits of what is permitted or appropriate.

Synonym: brazen, overconfident, arrogant, egotistical,

Antonym: timid, unassuming

Sentence: “I hope I won’t be considered presumptuous if I offer some advice”


Meaning: attempting to impress by affecting greater importance or merit than is actually possessed.

Synonym: affected, ostentatious,

Antonym: natural, unaffected

Sentence: “pretentious art films”


Meaning: the action of prophesying future events.

Synonym: prediction, forecast, prophecy, divination

Sentence:”an unprecedented amount of soul-searching and prognostication”


Meaning: an action or event serving as an introduction to something more important.

Synonym: preliminary, overture, opening, preparation

Antonym:conclusion, postscript

Sentence: “a ceasefire had been agreed as a prelude to full peace negotiations”


Meaning: a strong feeling that something is about to happen, especially something unpleasant.

Synonym: foreboding, presage, presentiment, prognostication

Sentence: “he had a premonition of imminent disaster”


Meaning: the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance.

Synonym: prevalence, predominance, dominance 

Sentence: “the preponderance of women among older people”


Meaning: contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridiculous.

Synonym: absurd, ridiculous, foolish, stupid, ludicrous

Antonym: reasonable, sensible

Sentence: “a preposterous suggestion”


Meaning: a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class.

Synonym: entitlement, right, privilege, advantage

Sentence: “in some countries, higher education is predominantly the 

prerogative of the rich”