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English Questions – Vocabulary set 146

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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. Solace – सांत्वना

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

Synonyms – comfort, consolation, cheer, support, relief

Usage – they tried to find solace in pictures of their little girl as they wanted to remember her.

2. Lambasted – आलोचना की

Meaning – criticize (someone or something) harshly.

Synonyms – criticize, castigate, chastise, censure, condemn, take to task, harangue, attack, rail at, rant at, revile, fulminate against, haul/call over the coals; upbraid, scold, reprimand, rebuke, chide, reprove, admonish, berate.

Usage – they lambasted the report as a gross distortion of the truth

3. Lacerated – पंगु

Meaning – tear or make deep cuts in (flesh or skin).

Synonyms – gash, slash, tear, rip, rend, mangle, mutilate, maim, maul, shred, score, scratch, scrape, graze, incise; knife, gouge, split, cleave, hack, stab, tear apart, butcher, savage, wound, injure, hurt, damage.

Usage – jagged edges that lacerated their arms.

4. Squander – गंवाना

Meaning – waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.

Synonyms – waste, misspend, misuse, throw away, dissipate, fritter away, run through, lose, lavish, spend recklessly, spend unwisely, make poor use of, be prodigal with, spend money like water; informalblow, splurge.

Usage – entrepreneurs squander their profits on expensive cars.

5. Lacuna – कमी

Meaning – the journal has filled a lacuna in Middle Eastern studies.

Usage – an unfilled space; a gap.

6. Hamstring – पंख काटना

Meaning – cripple (a person or animal) by cutting their hamstrings.

Synonyms – cripple, lame, hock, disable, handicap, injure.

Usage – the enemy was trying to hamstring his horse.

7. Suffrage – मताधिकार

Meaning – the right to vote in political elections.

Synonyms – franchise, right to vote, voting rights, the vote, enfranchisement, ballot; voice, say, option, choice.

Usage – the congress is elected for five years by universal adult suffrage.

8. Pittance – देन

Meaning – a very small or inadequate amount of money.

Synonyms – a very small amount, a tiny amount, an insufficient amount, next to nothing, very little; informalpeanuts, chicken feed, slave wages, a shoestring.

Usage – the musicians were paid a pittance

9. Motley – पंचमेल

Meaning – incongruously varied in appearance or character; disparate.

Synonyms – miscellaneous, disparate, diverse, assorted, sundry, varied, mixed, diversified, heterogeneous.

Usage – a motley crew of discontents and zealots.

10. Bereave – वंचित करना

Meaning – be deprived of a close relation or friend through their death.

Synonyms – deprive, dispossess, rob, divest, strip

Usage – she had recently been bereaved.