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English Questions – Vocabulary set 137

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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. Segregate – अलग

Meaning – set apart from the rest or from each other; isolate or divide.set apart from the rest or from each other; isolate or divide.

Synonyms – separate, set apart, keep apart, sort out; isolate, quarantine, insulate, exclude, closet, protect, shield, partition; divide, detach, disconnect, sever, divorce, dissociate, cut off; sequester.

Usage – disabled people should not be segregated from the rest of society.

2. Copious – प्रचुर

Meaning – abundant in supply or quantity.abundant in supply or quantity.”she took copious notes.

Synonyms – abundant, superabundant, plentiful, ample, profuse, full, extensive, considerable, substantial, generous, bumper, lavish, fulsome, liberal, bountiful, overflowing, abounding, teeming.

Usage – she listened to me and she took copious notes.

3. Furore – उत्तेजना

Meaning – an outbreak of public anger or outbreak of public anger or excitement.

Synonyms – commotion, uproar, outcry, disturbance, hubbub, hurly-burly, fuss, upset, tumult, brouhaha, palaver.

Usage – the verdict raised a furore over the role of courtroom psychiatry.

4. Subjugate – अधीन करना

Meaning – bring under domination or control, especially by conquest.

Synonyms – conquer, vanquish, defeat, crush, quell, quash, gain mastery over, gain ascendancy over, gain control of, bring under the yoke, bring to heel, bring someone to their knees, overcome, overpower, hegemonize; enslave, tyrannize, oppress, repress, subdue, colonize, suppress; tame, break, humble; informallick, clobber, hammer, wipe the floor .

Usage – the invaders had soon subjugated most of the population.

5. Corrode – क्षय

Meaning – destroy or damage (metal, stone, or other materials) slowly by chemical action.

Synonyms – wear away, wear down, eat away (at), gnaw away (at), bite into, burn into, burn through, erode, abrade, consume, dissolve; oxidize, oxidate; rust, tarnish, destroy, spoil.

Usage – acid rain poisons fish and corrodes buildings.

6. Marauder – लूटेरा

Meaning – a person who marauds; a raider.a person who marauds; a raider.

Synonyms – raider, plunderer, pillager, looter, robber, pirate, freebooter, buccaneer, corsair, rover, bandit, brigand, rustler, highwayman, ravager; historicalcateran, mosstrooper.

Usage – a band of English marauders were surprised and overcome.

7. Incense – धूप

Meaning – a gum, spice, or other substance that is burned for the sweet smell it produces.

Synonyms – perfume, fragrance, scent; aroma, bouquet, redolence.

Usage – the sharp lingering sweetness of incense.

8. Evanescent – क्षणभंगुर

Meaning – soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing.

Synonyms – vanishing, fading, evaporating, melting away, disappearing, diminishing, dwindling, shrinking, fugitive; rarefugacious.

Usage – the evanescent Arctic summer.

9. Salubrious – स्वास्थ्यप्रद

Meaning – health-giving;; healthy.

Synonyms –  healthy, health-giving, healthful, beneficial, good for one’s health, wholesome, salutary.

Usage – odours of far less salubrious origin.

10. Vengeance – प्रतिशोध

Meaning – punishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or wrong.

Synonyms – revenge, avengement, retribution, retributive justice, retaliation, requital, reprisal; counterstroke, comeback, nemesis, satisfaction.

Usage – voters are ready to wreak vengeance on all politicians.