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

1. Contours – समोच्च

Meaning – an outline representing or bounding the shape or form of something.

Usage – “she traced the contours of his face with her finger”

Synonyms – outline, shape, form; lines, curves, figure; silhouette, profile; rarelineation.

2. Manifest – प्रकट

Meaning – clear or obvious to the eye or mind.

Usage – “her manifest charm and proven ability”

Synonyms – obvious, clear, plain, apparent, evident, patent, palpable, distinct, definite, blatant, overt, glaring, barefaced, explicit, transparent, conspicuous, undisguised, unmistakable, unquestionable, undeniable, noticeable, perceptible, visible, recognizable, observable.

3. Damp – नम

Meaning – slightly wet.

Usage – “her hair was still damp from the shower”

Synonyms – moist, moistened, wettish, dampened, dampish; humid, steamy, muggy, clammy, sweaty, sticky, dank, moisture-laden, wet, wetted, rainy, drizzly, showery, misty, foggy, vaporous, dewy.

4. Beverages – पेय पदार्थ

Meaning – (chiefly in commercial use) a drink other than water.

Synonyms – drink; liquid refreshment; archaicpotation; rarelibation, potable.

5. Perishable – नष्ट होनेवाला

Meaning – (especially of food) likely to decay or go bad quickly.

Usage – “the storage of perishable foods”

Synonyms – liable to rot, easily spoilt, decomposable, biodegradable; rareputrescible, decayable.

6. Confectionery – हलवाई की दुकान

Meaning – sweets and chocolates considered collectively.

Usage – “items of confectionery”

Synonyms – sweets, bonbons; candy, sugar candy; informalsweeties; archaicsweetmeats.

7. Proponents – समर्थकों

Meaning – a person who advocates a theory, proposal, or course of action.

Usage – “a strong proponent of the free market and liberal trade policies”

Synonyms – advocate, supporter, upholder, exponent, promoter, adherent, endorser, champion, defender, backer, subscriber, patron, espouser, friend, apostle, apologist, pleader, proposer, propounder, spokesperson, spokesman, spokeswoman; enthusiast, propagandist.

8. Wiggle – लचीलापन देता है

Meaning – move or cause to move up and down or from side to side with small rapid movements.

Usage – “Vi wiggled her toes”

Synonyms – jiggle, wriggle, twitch, flutter, shimmy, joggle, wag, wobble, shake, twist, squirm, writhe, wave, quiver, jerk, bobble; informalwaggle.

9. Redemption – मोचन

Meaning – the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil.

Usage – “God’s plans for the redemption of his world”

Synonyms – saving, saving/freeing from sin, vindication, absolution.

10. Vanquish – जीतना

Meaning – defeat thoroughly.

Usage – “he successfully vanquished his rival”

Synonyms – conquer, defeat (utterly), beat (hollow), trounce, annihilate, triumph over, win a resounding victory over, be victorious over, best, get the better of, worst, bring someone to their knees, overcome, overwhelm, subdue, subjugate, put down, quell, quash, crush, repress, rout; informallick, hammer, clobber, thrash, paste, pound, pulverize, crucify, demolish, destroy, drub, give someone a drubbing, cane.