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Hello Aspirants.
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. Postulateमानलेना

Meaning – suggest or assume the existence, fact, or truth of (something) as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief.

Usage – “his theory postulated a rotatory movement for hurricanes”

Synonyms – put forward, suggest, advance, posit, hypothesize, take as a hypothesis, propose, assume, presuppose, suppose, presume, predicate

Antonyms –calculate, eliminate, enthrone

2. Remonstrate -प्रतिवादकरना

Meaning – make a forcefully reproachful protest.

Usage – “he turned angrily to remonstrate with Tommy”

Synonyms – protest, complain, expostulate

Antonyms –agree, concede, give in

3. Opulent – धनी

Meaning – ostentatiously costly and luxurious

Usage – “the opulent comfort of a limousine”

Synonyms – luxurious, sumptuous, palatial, lavishly appointed, lavish, deluxe, rich, lush, luxuriant, splendid, magnificent, grand, grandiose, costly, expensive

Antonyms –depressed, destitute, poor

4. Myriad – असंख्य

Meaning – a countless or extremely great number of people or things.

Usage – “myriads of insects danced around the light above my head”

Synonyms – multitude, a large/great number/quantity, a lot, scores, quantities, mass, crowd, throng, host, droves, horde

Antonyms –calculable, limited, measurable

5. Malaise – अस्वस्थता

Meaning – a general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify.

Usage – “a general air of malaise”

Synonyms – unhappiness, restlessness, uneasiness, unease, melancholy, depression, despondency, dejection, disquiet, trouble, anxiety, anguish

Antonyms -good health, healthiness, well being

6. Glut – भरमार

Meaning – an excessively abundant supply of something.

Usage – “there is a glut of cars on the market”

Synonyms – surplus, excess, surfeit, superfluity, overabundance, superabundance, oversupply

Antonyms –insufficiency,lack,need,want

7. Usurp – हड़पना

Meaning – take (a position of power or importance) illegally or by force.

Usage – “Richard usurped the throne”

Synonyms – seize, take over, expropriate, take possession of, take, appropriate, steal, wrest, arrogate, commandeer, annex

Antonyms –give in, relinquish, surrender

8. Sporadic – छिटपुट

Meaning – occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places; scattered or isolated.

Usage – “sporadic fighting broke out”

Synonyms – occasional, infrequent, irregular, periodical, periodic, scattered, patchy, isolated, odd, uneven

Antonyms –constant, continuous, dependable

9. Immutable – अपरिवर्तनशील

Meaning – unchanging over time or unable to be changed

Usage – “an immutable fact”

Synonyms – unchangeable, fixed, set, rigid, inflexible, unyielding, unbending, permanent, entrenched, established, well-established

Antonyms –alterable, changeable, flexible, mutable, variable

10. Arduous – कठिन

Meaning – involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring

Usage – “an arduous journey”

Synonyms – onerous, taxing, difficult, hard, heavy, laborious, burdensome, strenuous, vigorous, back-breaking, stiff, uphill, relentless

Antonyms -easy, facile, motivating