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

1. Uncouth – भद्दा

Meaning – lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.

Usage – “he is unwashed, uncouth, and drunk most of the time”

Synonyms – uncivilized, uncultured, uncultivated, unrefined, unpolished, unsophisticated, common, low, plebeian, philistine, rough, coarse, provincial, rustic, crude, gross, loutish, hooligan, boorish, oafish; Neanderthal, barbarian, barbarous, barbaric, bearish, primitive, savage; churlish, uncivil, rude, impolite, discourteous, disrespectful, unmannerly, bad-mannered, ill-mannered, ill-bred, indecorous, ungallant, ungentlemanly, unladylike, vulgar, crass, indelicate, offensive; backwoods, hillbilly.

2. Venom – विष

Meaning – extreme malice and bitterness shown in someone’s attitudes, speech, or actions.

Usage – “his voice was full of venom”

Synonyms – rancour, malevolence, vitriol, spite, spitefulness, vindictiveness, malice, maliciousness, malignity, malignancy, viciousness, nastiness, ill will, ill feeling, animosity, animus, acrimony, acrimoniousness, bitterness, embitterment, embitteredness, sourness, resentment, grudgingness, virulence, antagonism, hostility, bad blood, bile, spleen, gall, enmity, hate, hatred, dislike, antipathy, aversion; informalbitchiness, cattiness; raremaleficence, causticity, mordacity.

3. Wield – फिराना

Meaning – hold and use (a weapon or tool).

Usage – “a masked raider wielding a handgun”

Synonyms – brandish, flourish, wave, twirl, display, flaunt, hold aloft, show off, swing, shake; use, put to use, employ, handle, ply, manipulate, operate.

4. Rancor – विद्वेष

Meaning – bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long standing.

Usage – “he spoke without rancour”

Synonyms – bitterness, spite, hate, hatred, resentment, malice, ill will, malevolence, malignancy, animosity, antipathy, enmity, hostility, acrimony, venom, poison, vindictiveness, balefulness, vengefulness, vitriol, virulence, perniciousness, meanness, nastiness.

5. Stupor – व्यामोह

Meaning – a state of near-unconsciousness or insensibility.

Usage – “a drunken stupor”

Synonyms – daze, state of stupefaction, state of senselessness, state of unconsciousness; inertia, torpor, insensibility, numbness, blankness, oblivion, coma, blackout; dwam; raresopor.

6. Quibble – वक्रोक्ति

Meaning – a slight objection or criticism.

Usage – “the only quibble about this book is the price”

Synonyms – minor criticism, trivial objection, trivial complaint, adverse comment, protest, query, argument, exception, moan, grumble, grouse, cavil; informalniggle, gripe, beef, grouch, nitpicking; archaicpettifogging.

7. Plight – दुर्दशा

Meaning – a dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation.

Usage – “we must direct our efforts towards relieving the plight of children living in poverty”

8. Piquant – चटपटा

Meaning – having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavour.

Usage – “a piquant tartare sauce”

Synonyms – spicy, tangy, spiced, peppery, hot; tasty, flavoursome, flavourful, appetizing, highly seasoned, savoury, pungent, sharp, tart, zesty, strong, salty; raresapid, flavorous.

9. Prodigy – अद्भुत वस्तु

Meaning – a young person with exceptional qualities or abilities.

Usage – “a Russian pianist who was a child prodigy in his day”

Synonyms – child genius, genius, wonder child, mastermind, virtuoso; wunderkind; informalwhizz-kid, whizz, wizard.

10. Ordain – ठहराया

Meaning – make (someone) a priest or minister; confer holy orders on.

Usage – “he was ordained a minister before entering Parliament”

Synonyms – confer holy orders on, appoint, induct, install, invest, anoint, consecrate; archaicfrock.