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Sunday, July 31, 2016

English Vocabulary Quiz 2

English Vocabulary Quiz 2

English vocabulary mix quiz

Q.1 Although he ran into debt, but he did not stop gambling. [idiom]

a. Met with

b. Had the risk of

c. Incurred

d. Crushed into

(c) incurred- suffer, sustain, experience, झेला हुआ;
ran into- दौर से गुजरना, टकराना

Q.2 Be to the fore [idiom]
a. to the brim
b. pre-apprehension
c. be prominent
d. to take the lead


Friday, July 29, 2016

English Vocabulary Quiz 1

English Vocabulary Quiz 1

Hey guys, we are starting quiz section. It is a mix quiz. Try out quiz and check how many question you have done. Best of luck!

Q.1 Weal and woe [idiom]
a. By hook or crook
b. In prosperity and adversity
c. Cunning and stupid
d. Friend and foe


b. In prosperity and adversity

Q.2 Have a hollow leg [idiom]
a. Unable to walk because of tiredness
b. To be

know about green bonds

1. What are green bonds?
A green bond is like any other regular bond but with one key difference: the money raised by the issuer are earmarked towards financing `green' projects, i.e. assets or business activities that are environment-friendly. Such projects could be in the areas of renewable energy , clean transportation and sustainable water management.
2. What are its benefits?
Green bonds enhances an issuer's reputation, as it helps in showcasing their commitment to wards sustainable development. It also provides issuers access to specific set of global investors who invest only in green ventures. With an increasing focus of foreign investors towards green investments, it could also help in reducing the cost of capital.
3. When did the concept start?
In 2007, green bonds were launched by few development banks such as the European Investment Bank and the World Bank. Subsequently, in 2013, corporates too started participating, which led to its overall growth. Back home, Yes Bank was the first bank to come out with a issue worth Rs 1,000 crore in 2015. Following this, few other banks too had green bond issuances. CLP India, was the first Indian company to tap this route. So far, Rs 7,200 crore has been raised via green bonds.
4. Has Sebi mandated additional rules on such issues?
For designating an issue of a corporate bond as green bond, an issue apart from complying with the issue and listing of debt securities regulations, would have to disclose additional information in the offer document such as use of proceeds.
5. What are the avenues where these funds can be invested?
Sebi's indicative(suggestive) list includes renewable and sustainable energy such as wind and solar, clean transportation, sustainable water management, climate change adaptation, energy efficiency , sustainable waste management and land use and biodiversity.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Daily English Vocabulary 29-July-2016

English Vocabulary For SSC, IBPS & Other exam

29-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Steal a march on [idiom]

To accomplish something before someone else does, to aim advantage secretly
Rakesh stole the march on Sukhdev by getting the letter posted to a remote village.

2. Rest on one's oars [idiom]

Rest after hard work
After the retirement, Mr. Mehta is thinking of resting on his oars.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Daily English Vocabulary 26-July-2016

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26-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Impute [v]

Represent something as being done or possessed by someone, attribute, ascribe, आरोप लगाना, मढ़ना
Her character in the court was badly imputed by the lawyer.

2. Sundry [adj,n]

Various, varied, miscellaneous, assorted, विभिन्न, विविध
A flock of sundry birds was sitting on our terrace.


Saturday, July 23, 2016

Difference between Alteration and Altercation

Difference between Alteration and Altercation

Alteration and Altercation

Alteration [n]

'Alteration' is used for Change, परिवर्तन, संशोधन
E.g- There is no alteration in the programme yet.

Altercation [n]

'Altercation' is used for Wordy quarrel, तकरार, विवाद
E.g- There was altercation between shopkeeper & my brother.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Daily English Vocabulary 22-July-2016

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22-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Bivouac [n,v]

A temporary camp without tents or cover, used especially by soldiers or mountaineers, पड़ाव
we bivouacked on the north side of the town.

2. Prosaic [adj]

Unimaginative, uninspired, matter-of-fact, dull, ordinary, everyday, usual, नीरस, सामान्य, अकल्पनाशील
Reema told the interior

Daily English Vocabulary 21-July-2016

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21-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Persecute [v]

Oppress, abuse, victimize, harass, hound, सताना, ज़ुल्म करना
Her followers were persecuted by the authorities.

2. Perpetrate [v]

Carry out or commit (a harmful, illegal, or immoral action), पाप या दोष करना
No one could explain how a calm and balanced person like him could

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Daily English Vocabulary 15-July-2016

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15-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Apprise [v]

Inform, notify, tell, let know, advise, सूचना देना, बतलाना
The press reporters were apprised of The Cabinet Ministers decisions.

2. Lethal [adj]

Fatal, deadly, mortal, हानिकारक, घातक, जानलेवा
It is a lethal drug.

3. Moron [n]

A stupid person, मंदबुद्धि, मूर्ख
He is not a moron, he

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Daily English Vocabulary 14-July-2016

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14-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Thrive [v]

Flourish, prosper, grow vigorously, फलना फूलना, समृद्ध होना
Education groups thrive on organization.

2. Stand-offish [adj]

Distant and cold in manner, unfriendly, uncommunicative, गैरमिलनसार
He was an arrogant, stand-offish prig.

3. Sullen [adj]

Surly, sulky, pouting, sour, morose, उदास

Daily English Vocabulary 13-July-2016

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13-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Hit the nail on the head [idiom]

Do something exactly right, find exactly the right answer, बहुत सटीकता से
Mike hit the nail on the head when he said most people can use a computer without knowing how it works.

2. Ameliorate [v]

Make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better, सुधारना
The army has

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Daily English Vocabulary 11-July-2016

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11-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Bash [v,n]

Strike, hit, beat, thump, slap, an attempt, जोर से मारना
She bashed him with the book.

2. To cut a sorry figure [idiom]

To be ashamed, to create a bad impression, शर्मिंदा
She cut a sorry figure in her first performance on the stage.

3. Weather the storm [idiom]

To experience

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Daily English Vocabulary 7-July-2016

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7-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Qualm [n]

Misgiving, doubt, reservation, scruple, सन्देह, आशंका
Shameless politicians have no qualms about their misdeeds

2. Blarney [n,v]

Soft words, flattery, cajolery, coaxing, चापलूसी, ख़ुशामद, फुसलाना
This story is perhaps just a bit of blarney.

3. Retinue [one word]

A number of

Monday, July 4, 2016

Daily English Vocabulary 5-July-2016

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5-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Affront [n,v]

Provoke, exasperate, indignity, irreverence, अपमानित करना, तिरस्कार
She was affronted by his familiarity.

2. Foe [n]

Opponent, antagonist, adversary, contender, दुश्मन, शत्रु
His work was praised by friends and foes alike.

3. Overwrought [adj]

Excited, agitated, fervent,

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Daily English Vocabulary 3-July-2016

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3-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Parley [n,v]

Negotiation, meeting, conference, summit, talk, बातचीत, संवाद, संधि वार्ता करना
The king sent a messenger to the enemy camp to parley.

2. True as steel [idiom]

Very loyal and dependable, वफ़ादार
Pedro was a staunch friend, true as steel.

3. Kick the bucket [idiom]

To die, मर

Friday, July 1, 2016

Daily English Vocabulary 2-July-2016

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2-July-2016 English Vocabulary

1. Break Down [phrv]

Stop working, give out, cease to continue, collapse, fail, टूट जाना, खराब हो जाना, ध्वस्त करना
The commandos took a long time to break down the resistance of the rebels.

2. Cut down [phrv]

Reduced in scope or length, काटकर गिराना, कम करना, घायल कर देना
It's a cut-down version of a