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English Questions: Vocabulary set- 23

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Welcome to Online English Section with explanation 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. Emblematic – symbolic, प्रतीकात्मक

Meaning – serving as a symbol of a particular quality or concept; symbolic.

Synonyms – symbolic, representative, demonstrative, suggestive, symptomatic, indicative, typical, characteristic etc.

Usage – “this case is emblematic of a larger problem”

2. Amplified – expand, बढ़ाना

Meaning – increase the volume of (sound), especially using an amplifier.

Synonyms – louden, make louder, turn up, increase, boost, step up, raise, magnify, intensify, escalate, swell, heighten.

Usage – “amplified pop music”

3. Abide – follow, पालन

Meaning – accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation).

Synonyms – comply with, obey, observe, follow, keep to, hold to, conform to, adhere to.

Usage – “I said I would abide by their decision”

4. Manoeuvring – guide, संचालन

Meaning – move skilfully or carefully

Synonyms – steer, guide, drive, negotiate, navigate, pilot, direct, manipulate, move, work, jockey.

Usage – “the lorry was unable to manoeuvre comfortably in the narrow street”

5. Permeate – spread, व्याप्त

Meaning – spread throughout (something); pervade.

Synonyms – : pervade, spread through, fill, filter through, diffuse through, imbue, penetrate, pass through, percolate through, perfuse, extend throughout.

Usage – “the aroma of soup permeated the air”

6. Extricate – untangle, सुलझाना

Meaning – free (someone or something) from a constraint or difficulty.

Synonyms – extract, free, release, disentangle, get out, remove, withdraw, let loose, loosen, unloose, detach, disengage, disencumber, untwine, disentwine, unfasten.

Usage – “he was trying to extricate himself from official duties”

7. Exhortations – incitement, प्रोत्साहन

Meaning – an address or communication emphatically urging someone to do something.

Synonyms – urging, encouragement, persuasion, pressure, pressurization, pushing, insistence; incitement, goading, egging on; beseeching; admonishment, warning.

Usage – “exhortations to consumers to switch off electrical appliances”

8. Reinforcing – strengthen, मजबूती

Meaning – strengthen or support (an object or substance), especially with additional material.

Synonyms – strengthen, fortify, bolster up, shore up, buttress, prop up, underpin, brace, stiffen, toughen, support.

Usage – “experts constructed a new stone wall to reinforce the dam”

9. Feverish – agitated, उत्तेजित

Meaning – characterized by or displaying a frenetic excitement or energy.

Synonyms – frenzied, frenetic, hectic, agitated, excited, restless, nervous, worked up, overwrought, frantic.

Usage – “the next couple of weeks were spent in a whirl of feverish activity”

10. Hegemony – dominance, प्रभुत्व

Meaning – leadership or dominance, especially by one state or social group over others.

Synonyms – leadership, dominance, dominion, supremacy, ascendancy, predominance, primacy, authority, mastery, control, power, sway, rule, sovereignty.

Usage – “Germany was united under Prussian hegemony after 1871”