Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are provding some difficult words from Editorials, which is important for IBPS PO/CLERK/LIC AAO/RRB & SSC CGL EXAM and other competitive exams.
1. Relentless – continuously, लगातार
Meaning – Relentlessly
Usage – “the relentless heat of the desert”
Synonyms – persistent, continuing, constant, continual, continuous, non-stop, lasting, never-ending, steady, uninterrupted, unabated, unabating, unbroken, interminable, incessant, unstoppable, unceasing, endless, unending, perpetual, unremitting, unrelenting, unrelieved etc.
2. Ubiquitous – omnipresent, सर्वव्यापी
Meaning – present, appearing, or found everywhere.
Usage – “his ubiquitous influence was felt by all the family”
Synonyms – omnipresent, ever-present, present everywhere, everywhere, all-over, all over the place, pervasive, all-pervasive, universal, worldwide, global; rife, prevalent, predominant etc.
3. Inclination – tendency, इरादा
Meaning – a person’s natural tendency or urge to act or feel in a particular way; a disposition.
Usage – “John was a scientist by training and inclination”
Synonyms – tendency, propensity, proclivity, leaning; predisposition, disposition, predilection, weakness, proneness; desire, wish, readiness, impulse; bent etc.
4. Indigenous – native, स्वदेसी
Meaning – originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.
Usage – “the indigenous peoples of Siberia”
Synonyms – native, aboriginal, local; original, earliest, first, initial; ancient, primitive, primeval, primordial; rareautochthonous, autochthonic etc.
5. Tyranny – dictatorship, निरंकुशता
Meaning – cruel and oppressive government or rule.
Usage – “refugees fleeing tyranny and oppression”
Synonyms – despotism, absolutism, absolute power, autocracy, dictatorship, undemocratic rule, reign of terror, totalitarianism, Fascism; oppression, suppression, etc.
6. Benevolence – charity ,परोपकारिता
Meaning – the quality of being well meaning; kindness.
Synonyms – kindness, kind-heartedness, big-heartedness, goodness, goodwill, benignity, compassion, consideration, thoughtfulness, decency, public-spiritedness, social conscience, charity, charitableness, altruism, humanity
7. Sheer – absolute, नीरा
Meaning – nothing other than; unmitigated (used for emphasis).
Usage – “she giggled with sheer delight”
Synonyms – utter, complete, absolute, total, pure, perfect, downright, out-and-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, through and through, consummate, patent, surpassing etc.
8. Masquerading – pretend, स्वांग
Meaning – pretend to be someone one is not.
Usage – “a journalist masquerading as a man in distress”
Synonyms – pretend to be, pose as, pass oneself off as, impersonate, disguise oneself as, simulate etc.
9. Reinforces – strengthen, मजबूत
Meaning – strengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material.
Usage – “the helmet has been reinforced with a double layer of cork”
Synonyms – strengthen, fortify, bolster up, shore up, buttress, prop up, underpin, brace, stiffen, toughen, support etc.
10. Behemoths – big, बड़ा
Meaning – a huge or monstrous creature.
Usage – “behemoths like the brontosaurus”