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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. Suave – शिष्ट

Meaning – (especially of a man) charming, confident, and elegant.

Usage – “all the waiters were suave and deferential”

Synonyms – charming, sophisticated, debonair, urbane, worldly, worldly-wise, polished, refined, poised, self-possessed, dignified, civilized, gentlemanly, gallant; smooth, smooth-talking, smooth-tongued, silver-tongued, glib, bland, polite, well mannered, civil, courteous, affable, tactful, diplomatic.

2. Demagogue – दुर्जनों का नेता

Meaning – a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument.

Usage – “the Senator was a gifted demagogue, with particular skill in manipulating the press”

Synonyms – rabble-rouser, political agitator, agitator, soapbox orator, firebrand; troublemaker, incendiary.

3. Hedonist – सुखवादी

Meaning – a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the most important thing in life; a pleasure-seeker.

Usage – “she was living the life of a committed hedonist”

Synonyms – sybarite, sensualist, voluptuary, pleasure seeker, pleasure lover; libertine, playboy, debauchee, loose-liver; epicure, gastronome, gourmand; bon viveur, bon vivant.

4. Highbrow – घमंडी

Meaning – intellectual or rarefied in taste.

Usage – “innovatory art had a small, mostly highbrow following”

Synonyms – intellectual, scholarly, bookish, cultured, cultivated, academic, educated, studious, serious, donnish, bluestocking, well read, widely read, well informed, sophisticated, erudite, learned; informalbrainy, egghead; archaiclettered, clerkly.

5. Fugitive – भगोड़ा

Meaning – a person who has escaped from captivity or is in hiding.

Usage – “fugitives from justice”

Synonyms – escapee, escaper, runaway, deserter, refugee, renegade, absconder; archaicrunagate.

6. Cannibal – नरभक्षक

Meaning – a person who eats the flesh of other human beings.

Usage – “cannibal tribes”

Synonyms – man-eater, people-eater; rareanthropophagite, anthropophagist.

7. Shirk – भागना

Meaning – avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).

Usage – “I do not shirk any responsibility in this matter”

Synonyms – evade, dodge, avoid, get out of, sidestep, shuffle off, run away from, shrink from, shun, slide out of, play truant from, skip, miss, not attend; neglect, let slide, not attend to, pay little/no attention to, be remiss about, be lax about, leave undone, lose sight of, skimp on; informalduck, duck out of.

8. Pacifist – शांतिवादी

Meaning – a person who believes that war and violence are unjustifiable.

Usage – “she was a committed pacifist all her life”

Synonyms – peace-lover, conscientious objector, passive resister, peacemaker, peace-monger, appeaser, pacifier; informaldove, peacenik; informalconchie; raresatyagrahi.

9. Truant – अनुपस्थित रहने

Meaning – a pupil who stays away from school without leave or explanation.

synonyms – absentee, non-attender; informalskiver; informalwag.

10. Parable – कहावत

Meaning – a simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson, as told by Jesus in the Gospels.

Usage – “the parable of the blind men and the elephant”

Synonyms – allegory, moral story, moral tale, fable, lesson, exemplum; Haggadah; rareapologue.