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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. Orifice  – छिद्र

Meaning – an opening, particularly one in the body such as a nostril or the anus.

Synonyms – opening, hole, aperture, crack, slot, slit, cleft, cranny, chink, gap, space, vent, breach, break, rent, fissure, mouth, crevice, rift, perforation, pore.

2. Genial – उर्वर

Meaning – friendly and cheerful.

Synonyms – friendly, affable, cordial, congenial, amiable, warm, easy-going, approachable, sympathetic, well disposed, good-natured, good-humoured, cheerful, cheery, neighbourly, hospitable, companionable, comradely, bluff, easy to get along with; sociable, convivial, outgoing, extrovert, extroverted, gregarious.

Usage – “our genial host”

3. Petulant  – ढीठ

Meaning – (of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered.

Usage – “he was moody and petulant”

4. Propinquity  – पड़ोस

Meaning – the state of being close to someone or something; proximity.

Synonyms – proximity, closeness, nearness, adjacency; rarecontiguity, contiguousness, vicinity, vicinage.

Usage – “he kept his distance as though afraid propinquity might lead him into temptation”

5. Rabid  – विक्षिप्त

Meaning – having or proceeding from an extreme or fanatical support of or belief in something.

Synonyms – extreme, fanatical, overzealous, over-enthusiastic, extremist, violent, maniacal, wild, passionate, fervent, diehard, uncompromising; intolerant, unreasonable, illiberal, bigoted, prejudiced, biased, partisan, one-sided; informalraving, gung-ho; informalswivel-eyed; literaryperfervid.

Usage – “the show’s small but rabid fan base”

6. Spate  – झोंक

Meaning – a large number of similar things coming in quick succession.

Synonyms – series, succession, run, cluster, string, outbreak, rash, epidemic, explosion, plague, wave, flurry, rush, flood, deluge, torrent, outpouring.

Usage – “a spate of attacks on holidaymakers”

7. Strand  – किनारा

Meaning – the shore of a sea, lake, or large river.

Synonyms – seashore, shore, beach, sands, foreshore, shoreline; coast, seaside, seaboard, waterfront, front, waterside, water’s edge; technicallittoral; plage.

Usage – “a heron glided to rest on a pebbly strand”

8. Solace  – सांत्वन

Meaning – comfort or consolation in a time of great distress or sadness.

Synonyms – comfort, consolation, cheer, support, relief.

Usage – “she sought solace in her religion”

9. Twinge  – आवेश

Meaning – a sudden, sharp localized pain.

Synonyms – pain, sharp pain, shooting pain, stab of pain, spasm, ache, throb; cramp, stitch; archaicthroe.

Usage – “he felt a twinge in his knee”

10. Wager  – दांव

Meaning – more formal term for bet.

Synonyms – bet, gamble, lay a wager, place/make/lay a bet, lay odds, put money on; stake, pledge, risk, venture, hazard, chance, speculate; informalpunt; informalput one’s shirt on.

Usage – “I’ll wager that there will be no trace of them”