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

  1. Wayward – स्वच्छंद

Meaning – difficult to control or predict because of wilful or perverse behaviour.

Usage – “a wayward adolescent”

Synonyms – wilful, self-willed, headstrong, stubborn, obstinate, obdurate, perverse, contrary, rebellious, defiant, uncooperative, refractory, recalcitrant, unruly, wild, ungovernable, unmanageable, unpredictable, capricious, whimsical, fickle, inconstant, changeable, erratic, intractable, difficult, impossible, intolerable.

2. Wrath – कोप

Meaning – extreme anger.

Usage – “he hid his pipe for fear of incurring his father’s wrath”

Synonyms – anger, rage, fury, annoyance, indignation, outrage, pique, spleen, chagrin, vexation, exasperation, dudgeon, high dudgeon, hot temper, bad temper, bad mood, ill humour, irritation, irritability, crossness, displeasure, discontentment, disgruntlement, irascibility, cantankerousness, peevishness, querulousness, crabbiness, testiness, tetchiness, snappishness; air rage; literaryire, choler.

3. Bucolic – ग्राम्य

Meaning – relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life.

Usage – “the church is lovely for its bucolic setting”

Synonyms – rustic, rural, pastoral, country, countryside, agricultural, agrarian, outdoor, idyllic, unspoilt; literaryArcadian, sylvan; raregeorgic, agrestic.

4. Whittle – छीलना

Meaning – carve (wood) into an object by repeatedly cutting small slices from it.

Usage – “he was sitting at the tent door, whittling a piece of wood with a knife”

Synonyms – pare, shave, peel, cut, hew, trim, carve, shape, model.

5. Wince – दर्द का भाव

Meaning – make a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of the body out of pain or distress.

Usage – “he winced at the disgust in her voice”

Synonyms – grimace, pull a face; flinch, blench, start, draw back, shrink away, recoil, cringe, squirm.

6. Apropos – अनुरूप

Meaning – with reference to; concerning.

Usage – “she remarked apropos of the initiative, ‘It’s not going to stop the abuse’”

Synonyms – with reference to, with regard to, with respect to, regarding, concerning, respecting, on the subject of, in the matter of, touching on, dealing with, connected with, in connection with, about, re; anent.

7. litigation – मुकदमेबाज़ी

Meaning – the process of taking legal action.

Usage – “the company wishes to avoid litigation”

Synonyms – legal proceeding(s), legal action, lawsuit, legal dispute, legal case, case, legal contest, action, cause, judicial proceeding(s), suit, suit at law, legal process, prosecution, bringing of charges, indictment, trial.

8. Heist – चोरी

Meaning – a robbery.

Usage – “a diamond heist”

Synonyms – break-in, breaking and entering, caper, crime, five-finger discount, holdup, larceny, pilferage etc.

9. Crunch – की कमी

Meaning – crush (a hard or brittle foodstuff) with the teeth, making a loud but muffled grinding sound.

Usage – she paused to crunch a ginger biscuit

Synonyms – crisis, critical point, crux, difficulty, emergency etc.

10. Barge – बजरा

Meaning – move forcefully or roughly.

Usage – “we can’t just barge into a private garden”

Synonyms – push, shove, force, elbow, shoulder, jostle, bludgeon, bulldoze, muscle.