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Welcome to Online English Section with explanation Here we are providing some difficult words , which is important for IBPS PO/CLERK/LIC AAO/RRB & SSC CGL EXAM and other !!!

1. Inculcate – मन में बैठाना

Meaning – instil (an idea, attitude, or habit) by persistent instruction.

Usage – “I tried to inculcate in my pupils an attitude of enquiry”

Synonyms – instil, implant, fix, ingrain, infuse, impress, imprint, introduce; engender, produce, generate, induce, inspire, promote, foster; hammer into, drum into, drive into, drill into, din into.

2. Innuendo

Meaning – an allusive or oblique remark or hint, typically a suggestive or disparaging one.

Usage – “she’s always making sly innuendoes”

Synonyms – insinuation, implication, hint, suggestion, intimation, overtone, undertone, whisper, allusion, nuance, reference, imputation, aspersion, slur.

3. Inebriation – मद्यपान

Meaning – drunkenness; intoxication.

Usage – “they were in an advanced state of inebriation”

Synonyms – intoxication, drunkenness, insobriety, tipsiness; informaltightness; rarecrapulence.

4. Irascible – चिड़चिड़ा

Meaning – having or showing a tendency to be easily angered.

Usage – “an irascible and difficult man”

Synonyms – irritable, quick-tempered, short-tempered, bad-tempered, ill-tempered, hot-tempered, thin-skinned, snappy, snappish, tetchy, testy, touchy, edgy, crabby, waspish, dyspeptic; surly, cross, crusty, crabbed, grouchy, crotchety, cantankerous.

5. Luster – चमक

Meaning – a gentle sheen or soft glow.

Usage – “the lustre of the Milky Way”

Synonyms – sheen, gloss, glossiness, shine, brightness, radiance, burnish, polish, patina, glow, gleam, glimmer, shimmer.

6. Muzzle

Meaning – the projecting part of the face, including the nose and mouth, of an animal such as a dog or horse.

Usage – “she patted the horse’s velvety muzzle”

Synonyms – snout, nose, mouth, jaws, maw.

7. Mellifluous – बेहतर बनानेवाला

Meaning – (of a sound) pleasingly smooth and musical to hear.

Usage – “her low mellifluous voice”

Synonyms – sweet-sounding, sweet-toned, dulcet, honeyed, mellow, soft, liquid, soothing, rich, smooth, euphonious, lyric, harmonious, tuneful, musical; raremellifluent.

8. Languid – निस्तेज

Meaning – (of a person, manner, or gesture) having or showing a disinclination for physical exertion or effort.

Usage – “his languid demeanour irritated her”

Synonyms – relaxed, unhurried, languorous, unenergetic, lacking in energy, slow, slow-moving; listless, lethargic, phlegmatic, torpid, sluggish, lazy, idle, slothful, inactive, indolent, lackadaisical, apathetic, indifferent, uninterested, impassive; informallaid back; rareotiose, pococurante, Laodicean.

9. Resonant – गुंजयमान

Meaning – (of sound) deep, clear, and continuing to sound or reverberate.

Usage – “a full-throated and resonant guffaw”

Synonyms – deep, low, sonorous, full, full-bodied, vibrant, rich, clear, ringing, orotund; bass, baritone, basso; loud, carrying, booming, thunderous, thundering; plangent; rarepear-shaped, canorous.

10. Snide – जाली

Meaning – derogatory or mocking in an indirect way.

Usage – “snide remarks about my mother”

Synonyms – disparaging, derogatory, deprecating, deprecatory, denigratory, insulting, vituperative, disapproving, contemptuous; mocking, taunting, ridiculing, sneering, jeering, scoffing; scornful, derisive, sarcastic, caustic, biting, bitchy, shrewish, spiteful, hurtful, nasty, mean; informalsarky; raremordacious.