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English Questions – Vocabulary For IBPS PO – Set 153

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Welcome to Online English Section with explanation inAffairsCloud.com. Here we are providing some difficult words from editorials, which is important for IBPS PO/CLERK/LIC AAO/RRB & SSC CGL EXAM and other !!!

1. Jeopardy – ख़तरा

Meaning – danger of loss, harm, or failure.

Synonyms – danger, peril; at risk; endangerment, imperilment, insecurity; perilousness, riskiness, precariousness, uncertainty, instability, vulnerability, threat, menace.

Usage – the whole peace process is in jeopardy.

2. Illustrate – उदाहरण देकर स्पष्ट करना

Meaning – provide (a book, newspaper, etc.) with pictures.

Synonyms – decorate, adorn, ornament, embellish, accompany.

Usage – the guide is illustrated with full-colour photographs.

3. Prosaic – नीरस

Meaning – having or using the style or diction of prose as opposed to poetry; lacking imaginativeness or originality.

Synonyms – unimaginative, uninspired, matter-of-fact, dull, dry, humdrum, mundane, pedestrian, heavy, plodding, lifeless, dead, spiritless, lacklustre, undistinguished, stale, jejune, bland, insipid, vapid, vacuous, banal, hackneyed, trite, literal, factual, unpoetic, unemotional, unsentimental.

Usage – flowers are given variously poetic or prosaic names.

4. Craven – डरपोक

Meaning – contemptibly lacking in courage; cowardly.

Usage – a craven abdication of his moral duty.

5. Flutter – स्पंदन

Meaning – (of a bird or other winged creature) fly unsteadily or hover by flapping the wings quickly and lightly.

Synonyms – flit, hover, flitter, dance.

Usage – a couple of butterflies fluttered around the garden.

6. Craven – डरपोक

Meaning – contemptibly lacking in courage; cowardly.

Usage – a craven abdication of his moral duty.

7. Ceremonial – अनुष्ठानिक

Meaning – relating to or used for formal religious or public events.

Synonyms – formal, official, state, public; ritual, ritualistic, prescribed, set, stately, courtly, solemn, dignified, celebratory, sacramental, liturgical.

Usage – a ceremonial occasion.

8. Contraption – जुगत

Meaning – relating to or used for formal religious or public events.

Synonyms – formal, official, state, public; ritual, ritualistic, prescribed, set, stately, courtly, solemn, dignified, celebratory, sacramental, liturgical.

Usage – a ceremonial occasion.

9. Debonair – ख़ुशमिज़ाज

Meaning – (of a man) confident, stylish, and charming.

Synonyms – suave, urbane, sophisticated, cultured, self-possessed, self-assured, confident, charming, gracious, well mannered, civil, courteous, gallant, chivalrous, gentlemanly, refined, polished, well bred, genteel, dignified, courtly; well dressed, well groomed, well turned out, elegant.

Usage – all the men looked debonair and handsome in white tie and tails.

10. Repartee – हाजिर जवाबी

Meaning – conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies.

Synonyms – banter, badinage, witty conversation, bantering, raillery, witticism, crosstalk, wordplay, patter; witty remarks, witticisms, ripostes, sallies, quips; joking, jesting, teasing, chaff.

Usage – he had a quick mind and a splendid gift of repartee.