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English Questions – Vocabulary set 134

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

1. Ostracism – समाज से निकाला

Meaning – exclusion from a society or group.

Synonyms – exclusion, rejection, repudiation, shunning, spurning, the cold shoulder, cold-shouldering, boycotting, blackballing, blacklisting, snubbing, avoidance, barring, banishment, exile, expulsion; disfellowship; excommunication.

Usage – “the threat of social ostracism”

2. Trite – घिसे-पिटे

Meaning – (of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse.

Synonyms – hackneyed, banal, clichéd, platitudinous, vapid, commonplace, ordinary, common, stock, conventional, stereotyped, predictable; stale, overused, overworked, overdone, worn out, time-worn, tired, threadbare, hoary, hack, unimaginative, unoriginal, derivative, uninspired, dull, pedestrian, run-of-the-mill, routine, humdrum; informalold hat, corny, played out, hacky; informalcornball.

Usage – “this point may now seem obvious and trite”

3. Forego – त्याघना

Meaning – go without (something desirable).

Synonyms – waive, renounce, surrender, disavow, relinquish, part with, drop, sacrifice, forswear, abjure, swear off, steer clear of, abandon, cede, yield, abstain from, refrain from, eschew, cut out; decline.

Usage – she wanted to forgo the tea and leave while they could

4. Propinquity –  पड़ोस

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

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

Usage – discussion of family support often seems to assume geographical propinquity.

5. Prodigal – खर्चीला

Meaning – spending money or using resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant.

Synonyms – wasteful, extravagant, spendthrift, improvident, imprudent, immoderate, profligate, thriftless.

Usage – prodigal habits die hard.

6. Notoriety – “बदनामी”

Meaning – the state of being famous or well known for some bad quality or deed.

Synonyms – infamy, bad reputation/name, disrepute, ill repute, ill fame, dishonour, discredit, obloquy.

Usage – the song has gained some notoriety in the press

7. Grumble – बड़बड़ाना

Meaning – complain about something in a bad-tempered way.

Synonyms –
synonyms: complain, moan, groan, whine, mutter, grouse, bleat, carp, cavil, protest; object to.

Usage – I’m getting old,’ she grumbled

8. Jubilant – 

Meaning – feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph.

Synonyms – overjoyed, exultant, triumphant, joyful, jumping for joy, rejoicing, cock-a-hoop, exuberant, elated, thrilled.

Usage – crowds of jubilant fans ran on to the pitch.

9. Blister – छाला

Meaning – a small bubble on the skin filled with serum and caused by friction, burning, or other damage.

Synonyms – bleb, bulla, pustule, vesicle, vesication, blain.

Usage – his heels were covered in blisters.

10. Pester – मचलना

Meaning – trouble or annoy (someone) with frequent or persistent requests or interruptions.

Synonyms – badger, hound, annoy, bother, harass, trouble, plague, irritate, irk, chivvy, keep after.

Usage – she constantly pestered him with telephone calls.