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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. Hymn – भजन

Meaning – a religious song or poem of praise to God or a god.

Synonyms – religious song, anthem, song of praise, canticle, chorale, psalm, carol, chant; antiphon, introit, doxology, spiritual, paean, plainsong; rarelay, miserere.

Usage – “a Hellenistic hymn to Apollo”

2. Hover – मंडराना

Meaning – remain in one place in the air.

Synonyms – be suspended, be poised, hang, float, levitate, drift, fly, flutter

Usage – “Army helicopters hovered overhead”

3. Hoary – सफ़ेद

Meaning – greyish white.

Synonyms – greyish-white, grey, white, silver, silvery; frost-covered, frosty, rimy.

Usage – “hoary cobwebs”

4. Impale – कोंचना

Meaning – transfix or pierce with a sharp instrument.

Synonyms – stick, skewer, spear, spike, pin, transfix; pierce, stab, run through, bayonet, harpoon, lance; gore, disembowel; puncture, perforate; raretranspierce.

Usage – “his head was impaled on a pike and exhibited for all to see”

5. Infidel – बेवफ़ा

Meaning – a person who has no religion or whose religion is not that of the majority.

Synonyms – unbeliever, disbeliever, non-believer, heathen, pagan, idolater, idolatress, heretic, agnostic, atheist, non-theist, nihilist, apostate, freethinker, libertine, dissenter, nonconformist; archaicpaynim; rarenullifidian.

Usage – “a crusade against infidels and heretics”

6. Indictment – अभियोग

Meaning – a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.

Synonyms – charge, accusation, arraignment, citation, summons; allegation, imputation; plaint; impeachment; informalbeef; archaicinculpation.

Usage – “an indictment for conspiracy”

7. Lesion – चोट

Meaning – a region in an organ or tissue which has suffered damage through injury or disease, such as a wound, ulcer, abscess, or tumour.

Synonyms – wound, injury, bruise, abrasion, contusion, scratch, scrape, cut, gash, laceration, tear, puncture; ulcer, ulceration, sore, running sore, abscess, carbuncle, canker; mark; technicaltrauma.

Usage – “he lost a lot of weight and the purple-black lesions on his skin began to spread”

8. Mangy

Meaning – in poor condition; shabby.

Synonyms – scruffy, moth-eaten, shabby, worn, unkempt, shoddy, sorry, dirty, squalid, filthy, sleazy, seedy; informaltatty, the worse for wear, scuzzy, grungy, yucky; informalgrotty; informalraggedy

Usage – “a girl in a mangy fur coat”

9. Modish – फै़शनवाला

Meaning – conforming to or following what is currently popular and fashionable.

Synonyms – fashionable, stylish, smart, chic, modern, contemporary, designer, all the rage, in vogue, trendsetting, voguish, up to the minute; à la mode; informaltrendy, cool, with it, in, now, hip, happening, snazzy, natty, nifty

Usage – “it seems sad that such a scholar should feel compelled to use this modish jargon”

10. Memoir – इतिहास

Meaning – a historical account or biography written from personal knowledge.

Synonyms – account, historical account, history, record, chronicle, annal(s), commentary, narrative, story, report, portrayal, depiction, sketch, portrait, life, life story, profile, biography.

Usage – “in 1924 she published a short memoir of her husband”