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English Questions: Vocabulary set- 18

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Welcome to Online English Section with explanation inAffairsCloud.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. TENURE – period of time ,अवधि

Meaning – the conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied.

Synonyms – tenancy, occupancy, holding, occupation, residence

2. HARD-EARNED – achieved only after a lot of effort , कठिनता से प्राप्त होना

Meaning – having taken a great deal of effort to earn or acquire.

Usage – “her hard-earned money”

3. RETURNS – Returns – profit from an investment , लाभ

Usage – “product areas are being developed to produce maximum returns”

Synonyms – yield, profit, returns, gain, income, revenue, interest, dividend, percentage; informalbunce

4. PARE – to reduce something , कम करना

Meaning – trim (something) by cutting away its outer edges.

Usage – “Carlo pared his thumbnails with his knife”

Synonyms – decorticate, excoriate etc.

5. CRUCIAL – extremely important or necessary , महत्वपूर्ण

Meaning – decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something.

Usage – “negotiations were at a crucial stage”

Synonyms – pivotal, critical, key, climacteric, decisive, deciding, determining, settling, testing, trying, searching; major, significant, influential, momentous, consequential etc.

6. PECULIAR – unusual and strange, sometimes in an unpleasant way ,अजीब

Meaning – different to what is normal or expected; strange.

Usage – “he gave her some very peculiar looks”

Synonyms – strange, unusual, odd, funny, curious, bizarre, weird, uncanny, queer, unexpected, unfamiliar, abnormal, atypical, anomalous, untypical, different etc.

7. REGIME – a system or ordered way of doing things , व्यवस्था

Meaning – a government, especially an authoritarian one.

Usage – “ideological opponents of the regime”

Synonyms – : government, authorities, system of government, rule, reign, dominion, sovereignty, jurisdiction, authority, control, command, administration, establishment.

8. INEVITABLY – Inevitable – something that is ​sure to ​happen and cannot be ​prevented , अपरिहार्य, अटल

Meaning – as is certain to happen; unavoidably

Usage – “inevitably some details are already out of date”

Synonyms – naturally, automatically, as a matter of course, necessarily, of necessity, by force of circumstance, inescapably, unavoidably.

9. Predicament – a difficult, unpleasant or embrassing situation , कठिन परिस्थिति

Usage – “the club’s financial predicament”

Synonyms – difficult situation, awkward situation, mess, difficulty, problematic situation, issue, plight, quandary etc.

10. Perspective – a ​particular way of ​considering something (point of view) , दृष्टिकोण

Usage – “most guidebook history is written from the editor’s perspective”

Synonyms – outlook, view, viewpoint, point of view, standpoint, position, stand, stance, angle, slant, attitude.