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Welcome to Online English Section with explanation in 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. Augment – बढ़ाना

Meaning – make (something) greater by adding to it; increase.

Usage – “her secretarial work helped to augment her husband’s income”

Synonyms – increase, make larger, make bigger, make greater, add to, supplement, top up, build up, enlarge, expand, extend, raise, multiply, elevate

Antonyms –decrease, degradation

2. Autocratic – निरंकुश

Meaning – taking no account of other people’s wishes or opinions; domineering.

Usage – “a man with a reputation for an autocratic management style”

Synonyms – despotic, tyrannical, oppressive, repressive

Antonyms –democratic

3. Capitulate – शर्तपरहथियारडालदेना

Meaning – cease to resist an opponent or an unwelcome demand; yield.

Usage – “the patriots had to capitulate to the enemy forces”

Synonyms – surrender, give in, yield, admit defeat, concede defeat, give up the struggle, submit, back down, climb down, give way, cave in, succumb, crumble

Antonyms –defend, fight

4. Stringent -कड़ीसेकड़ी

Meaning – of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting.

Usage – “stringent guidelines on air pollution”

Synonyms – strict, firm, rigid, rigorous, severe, harsh, tough, tight, exacting, demanding, inflexible, stiff, hard and fast, uncompromising, draconian, extreme

Antonyms –flexible, inexact, tolerant

5. Surfeit -अतिरेक

Meaning – an excessive amount of something.

Usage – “a surfeit of food and drink”

Synonyms – excess, surplus, abundance, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, overdose, glut, avalanche, deluge

Antonyms –base, core, lack, main, necessity, need, want

6. Garrulous – बातूनी

Meaning – excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters.

Usage – “a garrulous cab driver”

Synonyms –talkative, loquacious, voluble, verbose, long-winded, chatty, chattering, gossipy, gossiping, babbling, blathering, prattling

Antonyms –taciturn

7. Dialectical – द्वंद्वात्मक

Meaning – relating to the logical discussion of ideas and opinions.

Usage – “dialectical ingenuity”

Synonyms – analytic,argumentative,controversial,dialectical,persuasive, polemical, rationalistic

Antonyms –illogical,irrational

8. Proponent -समर्थक

Meaning – a person who advocates a theory, proposal, or course of action.

Usage – “a strong proponent of the free market and liberal trade policies”

Synonyms – advocate, supporter, upholder, exponent, promoter, adherent, endorser, champion, defender, backer, subscriber, patron, espouser, friend

Antonyms –enemy, foe, opponent

9. Obfuscate – समझनेमेंकठिन

Meaning – make obscure, unclear, or unintelligible.

Usage – “the spelling changes will deform some familiar words and obfuscate their etymological origins”

Synonyms – obscure, confuse, make obscure/unclear, blur, muddle, jumble, complicate, garble, muddy, cloud, befog

Antonyms –add, pencil in, uncover

10. Lucid – चमकदार

Meaning – expressed clearly; easy to understand.

Usage – “a lucid account”

Synonyms – intelligible, comprehensible, understandable, cogent, coherent, communicative, articulate, eloquent

Antonyms -clouded, obscure, unclear, vague