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English Questions: Vocabulary set- 26

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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. Replenished – refill, भराई

Meaning – fill (something) up again.

Usage – “he replenished Justin’s glass with mineral water”

synonyms – refill, top up, fill up, recharge, reload; freshen; plenish.

2. Serendipitous – lucky, भाग्यशाली

Meaning – occurring or discovered by chance in a happy or beneficial way.

Usage – “a serendipitous encounter”

synonyms – chance, accidental; lucky, fortuitous; unexpected, unanticipated, unforeseen, unlooked-for; coincidental; informal fluky.

3. privilege – विशेषाधिकार

Meaning – a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group.

Usage – “education is a right, not a privilege”

synonyms – advantage, right, benefit, prerogative, entitlement, birthright, due; concession, freedom, liberty.

4. deteriorate – worsen, बिगड़ना

Meaning – become progressively worse.

Usage – “relations between the countries had deteriorated sharply”

synonyms – worsen, get worse, decline, be in decline, degenerate, decay; collapse, fail, fall, drop, sink, slump, slip, slide, go downhill.

5. contemplate – think, विचारना

Meaning – look thoughtfully for a long time at.

Usage – “he contemplated his image in the mirrors”

synonyms – look at, view, regard, examine, inspect, observe, survey, study, scrutinize, scan, stare at, gaze at, eye, take a good look at; literarybehold.

6. Prevalence – widespread, प्रचलन

Meaning – the fact or condition of being prevalent; commonness.

Usage – “the prevalence of obesity in adults”

synonyms – commonness, currency, widespread presence, generality, pervasiveness, universality, extensiveness, ubiquity, ubiquitousness; rampancy, rifeness; frequency, regularity; familiarity, acceptance; popularity, fashionableness.

7. archive – पुरालेख

Meaning – a collection of historical documents or records providing information about a place, institution, or group of people.

Usage – “a section of archive film”

synonyms – records, annals, chronicles, registers, accounts; papers, documents, rolls, dossiers, files, deeds, ledgers; history, information, evidence; documentation, paperwork.

8. impervious – unaffected, अप्रभावित

Meaning – not allowing fluid to pass through.

Usage – “an impervious layer of basaltic clay”

synonyms – impermeable, impenetrable, impregnable, waterproof, watertight, water-resistant, water-repellent; sealed, hermetically sealed; rareimperviable.

9. Peculiarly – Strangely, अजीब तरह से

Meaning – more than usually; especially.

Usage – “some patients were peculiarly difficult to cure”

10. Legitimate – valid, वैध

Meaning – conforming to the law or to rules.

Usage – “his claims to legitimate authority”

synonyms – legal, lawful, licit, legalized, authorized, permitted, permissible, allowable, allowed, admissible, recognized, sanctioned, approved, licensed, statutory.

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