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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. – Knead – सानना

Meaning – work (moistened flour or clay) into dough or paste with the hands.

Usage – make (bread or pottery) by kneading flour or clay.

Synonyms – pummel, work, pound, squeeze, wring, twist, crush, form, shape, mould, mix, blend; raremalaxate.

2. – Refute – खंडन

Meaning – prove (a statement or theory) to be wrong or false; disprove.

Usage – “these claims have not been convincingly refuted”

Synonyms – disprove, prove wrong/false, show/prove to be wrong/false, rebut, confute, give the lie to, demolish, explode, debunk, drive a coach and horses through, discredit, invalidate; informalshoot full of holes, shoot down (in flames), blow sky-high; rarecontrovert, negative.

3. – Rue – पछताना

Meaning – bitterly regret (something one has done or allowed to happen) and wish it undone.

Usage – “Ferguson will rue the day he turned down that offer”

Synonyms – regret, be sorry about, feel apologetic/remorseful about, feel remorse for, repent of; reproach oneself for, kick oneself for; deplore, lament, bemoan, bewail.

4. – Spurt – उछाल

Meaning – gush out in a sudden and forceful stream.

Usage – “he cut his finger, and blood spurted over the sliced potatoes”

Synonyms – squirt, shoot, spray, fountain, jet, erupt; gush, pour, stream, rush, pump, surge, spew, spill, flow, course, well, spring, burst, issue, emanate; disgorge, discharge, emit, belch forth, expel, eject; informalsloosh.

5. – Chicanery – झूठा इलज़ाम

Meaning – the use of deception or subterfuge to achieve one’s purpose.

Usage – “storylines packed with political chicanery”

Synonyms – trickery, deception, deceit, deceitfulness, duplicity, dishonesty, unscrupulousness, underhandedness, subterfuge, fraud, fraudulence, legerdemain, sophistry, sharp practice, skulduggery, swindling, cheating, duping, hoodwinking; deviousness, guile, intrigue, craft, craftiness.

6. – Decipher – पढ़ना

Meaning – convert (a text written in code, or a coded signal) into normal language. ,

Usage – “authorized government agencies can decipher encrypted telecommunications”

Synonyms – decode, decrypt, break, work out, solve, interpret, translate, construe, explain; make sense of, make head or tail of, get to the bottom of, unravel, find the key to, find the answer to, throw light on; informalcrack, figure out; informaltwig, suss.

7. – 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, falling to pieces, in (a state of) disrepair, creaky, creaking, gone to rack and ruin, on its last legs; battered, decayed, decaying, crumbling, deteriorated, deteriorating, antiquated, superannuated.

8. – Enervation – दुर्बलता

Meaning – make (someone) feel drained of energy or vitality.

Usage – “enervating heat”

Synonyms – exhaust, tire, fatigue, weary, wear out, devitalize, drain, sap, weaken, make weak, make feeble, enfeeble, debilitate, incapacitate, indispose, prostrate, immobilize, lay low, put out of action; informalknock out, do in, take it out of one, shatter, poop, frazzle, wear to a frazzle, fag out; informalknacker; raretorpefy.

9. – Defile – अपवित्र करना

Meaning – damage the purity or appearance of; mar or spoil.

Usage – “the land was defiled by a previous owner”

Synonyms – spoil, sully, mar, impair, debase, degrade; pollute, poison, corrupt, taint, tarnish, infect; foul, befoul, dirty, soil, stain; destroy, ruin.

10. – Exult – मग्न होना

Meaning – show or feel triumphant elation or jubilation.

Usage – “exulting in her escape, Lisa closed the door behind her”

Synonyms – rejoice, be joyful, be happy, be pleased, be glad, be delighted, be elated, be ecstatic, be euphoric, be overjoyed, be as pleased as Punch, be cock-a-hoop, be jubilant, be rapturous, be in raptures, be transported, be beside oneself with joy, be delirious, be thrilled, jump for joy, be on cloud nine, be walking/treading on air, be in seventh heaven, glory, triumph, be triumphant; celebrate, cheer, revel.