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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. Conjure – जादू

Meaning – cause (a spirit or ghost) to appear by means of a magic ritual.

Usage – “they hoped to conjure up the spirit of their dead friend”

Synonyms – adjure, ask, beg, beseech, brace, crave, entreat, importune, pray, supplicate, urge.

antonyms – disgust, turn off

2. Heist – चोरी

Meaning – a robbery.

Usage – “a diamond heist”

Synonyms – break-in, breaking and entering, caper, crime, five-finger discount, holdup, larceny, pilferage etc.

antonyms – give, offer

3. Crunch – की कमी

Meaning – crush (a hard or brittle foodstuff) with the teeth, making a loud but muffled grinding sound.

Usage – she paused to crunch a ginger biscuit

Synonyms – crisis, critical point, crux, difficulty, emergency etc.

antonyms – trivia

4. Inferno – नरक

Meaning – a large fire that is dangerously out of control.

Usage – “the inferno had swept through the city”

Synonyms – Hades, blazes, bottomless pit, everlasting fire, fire and brimstone.

antonyms – heaven

5. Impugnवाद-विवाद करना

Meaning – dispute the truth, validity, or honesty of (a statement or motive); call into question.

Usage – “the father does not impugn her capacity as a good mother”

Synonyms – call into question, challenge, question, dispute, query, take issue with, impeach.

antonyms – flatter, praise

6. Flinch – बच निकलना

Meaning – make a quick, nervous movement of the face or body as an instinctive reaction to fear or pain.

Usage – “she flinched at the acidity in his voice”

Synonyms – wince, start, shy (away), recoil, shrink, pull back, back away, shy away, draw back, withdraw, blench, cringe, squirm, quiver, shudder, shiver, tremble, quake, shake, quail, cower, waver.

antonyms – confront,face,meet

7. Exorcist – जादू देनेवाला

Meaning – is a person who is believed to be able to cast out the devil or other demons

8. Facade – मुखौटा

Meaning – a deceptive outward appearance.

Usage – “her flawless public facade masked private despair”

Synonyms – front, frontage, face, aspect, elevation, exterior, outside
“the house has a half-timbered facade”

antonyms – character,personality.

9. Diaspora – प्रवासी

Meaning – the dispersion of the Jews beyond Israel.

Usage – the diaspora of boat people from Asia

Synonyms – disbandment, dispersal, dispersion,dissolution,escape,exodus.

10. Decrepit – पुराना

Meaning – worn out or ruined because of age or neglect.

Usage – “a row of decrepit houses”

Synonyms – dilapidated, rickety, run down, broken-down, tumbledown, ramshackle, worn out, derelict, in ruins, ruined, falling apart.

antonyms – fit,healthy,young.