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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. Slipshodअसावधानीपूर्ण

Meaning – characterized by a lack of care, thought, or organization.

Usage – “he’d caused many problems with his slipshod management”

Synonyms – careless, lackadaisical, slapdash, disorganized, unorganized, haphazard, hit-or-miss, last-minute, untidy, messy, unsystematic

Antonyms – attentive, serious

2. Resuscitate – पुनर्जीवित

Meaning – revive (someone) from unconsciousness or apparent death.

Usage “an ambulance crew tried to resuscitate him”

Synonyms – bring round, revive, bring back, bring (back) to life, bring someone (back) to their senses, bring back to consciousness

Antonyms –asphyxiate, suffocate

3. Prodigious – अस्वाभाविक

Meaning – remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree.

Usage “the stove consumed a prodigious amount of fuel”

Synonyms – enormous, huge, colossal, immense, vast, great, massive, gigantic, mammoth, tremendous, considerable, substantial, large

Antonyms – small, tiny

4. Nebulous -अस्पष्ट

Meaning – (of a concept) vague or ill-defined.

Usage “nebulous concepts like quality of life”

Synonyms – vague, ill-defined, unclear, hazy, uncertain, indefinite, indeterminate, imprecise, unformed, muddled, confused, ambiguous

Antonyms – clear, distinct

5. Melancholy – उदासी

Meaning – a feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause.

Usage – “an air of melancholy surrounded him”

Synonyms – desolation, sadness, pensiveness, woe, sorrow

Antonyms – buoyant, noisy

6. Inebriated – मदोन्मत्त

Meaning – make (someone) drunk; intoxicate.

Usage – “I got mildly inebriated”

Synonyms – intoxicated, high, smashed, drunk

Antonyms – sober, restrained

7. Embezzle – गबनकरना

Meaning – steal or misappropriate (money placed in one’s trust or belonging to the organization for which one works).

Usage – “she had embezzled £5,600,000 in company funds”

Synonyms – misappropriate, steal, rob, thieve, pilfer, appropriate, abstract, defraud someone of

Antonyms – compensate, reimburse

8. Ameliorate – सुधारना

Meaning – make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.

Usage – “the reform did much to ameliorate living standards”

Synonyms – better, improve, amend, promote

Antonyms – mar, worsen

9. Castigate – फटकारना

Meaning – reprimand (someone) severely.

Usage – “he was castigated for not setting a good example”

Synonyms – reprimand, rebuke, admonish, chastise, chide, upbraid, reprove, reproach, scold, remonstrate with, berate

Antonyms – praise, appreciate

10. Timorous – डरपोक

Meaning – showing or suffering from nervousness or a lack of confidence.

Usage – “a timorous voice”

Synonyms – easily frightened, lacking courage, fearful, apprehensive, faint-hearted

Antonyms – bold, dauntless