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

1. – Sedentary – गतिहीन

Meaning – (of a person) tending to spend much time seated; somewhat inactive.

Usage – “we all walk a certain amount every day even if we are sedentary”

Synonyms – sitting, seated, desk-bound, desk, inactive, still, stationary.

2. – Odious – घिनौना

Meaning – extremely unpleasant; repulsive.

Usage – “a pretty odious character”

Synonyms – revolting, repulsive, repellent, repugnant, disgusting, offensive, objectionable, vile, foul, abhorrent, loathsome, nauseating, nauseous, sickening, hateful, detestable, execrable, abominable, monstrous, appalling, reprehensible, deplorable, insufferable, intolerable, unacceptable, despicable, contemptible, beyond the pale, unspeakable, poisonous, noxious, obscene, base, hideous, grisly, gruesome, horrendous, heinous, atrocious.

3. – Wield – सँभालना

Meaning – hold and use (a weapon or tool).

Usage – “a masked raider wielding a handgun”

Synonyms – brandish, flourish, wave, twirl, display, flaunt, hold aloft, show off, swing, shake; use, put to use, employ, handle, ply, manipulate, operate.

4. – Nominal – नाममात्र

Meaning – (of a role or status) existing in name only.

Usage – “Thailand retained nominal independence under Japanese military occupation”

Synonyms – in name/title only, titular, formal, official, ceremonial; theoretical, purported, supposed, ostensible; self-styled, so-called, would-be.

5. – Eerie – भयानक

Meaning – strange and frightening.

Usage – “an eerie green glow in the sky”

Synonyms – uncanny, sinister, ghostly, spectral, unnatural, unearthly, preternatural, supernatural, other-worldly, unreal, mysterious, strange, abnormal, odd, curious, queer, weird, bizarre, freakish; frightening, spine-chilling, hair-raising, blood-curdling.

6. – Palliate – कम करना

Meaning – make (a disease or its symptoms) less severe without removing the cause.

Usage – “treatment works by palliating symptoms”

Synonyms – alleviate, ease, relieve, soothe, take the edge off, assuage, allay, dull, soften, lessen, moderate, temper, mitigate, diminish, decrease, blunt, deaden, abate.

7. – Pillage – लूट का माल

Meaning – the action of pillaging a place or property, especially in war.

Usage – “rebellious peasants intent on pillage”

Synonyms – robbery, robbing, raiding, pillaging, plunder, plundering, looting, sacking, sack, ransacking, ravaging, laying waste, devastation, depredation, rape, harrying, marauding; literarydespoiling, rapine; archaicspoliation, reaving.

8. – Trudge – पैदल चलना

Meaning – walk slowly and with heavy steps, typically because of exhaustion or harsh conditions.

Usage – “I trudged up the stairs”

Synonyms – plod, tramp, drag oneself, walk heavily, walk slowly, plough, slog, footslog, toil, trek, clump, clomp, lumber; informaltraipse, galumph; informalyomp, trog.

9. – Unravel – खोलना

Meaning – undo (twisted, knitted, or woven threads).

Usage – “he cut the rope and started to unravel its strands”

Synonyms – untangle, disentangle, straighten out, separate out, unsnarl, unknot, unwind, untwist, undo, untie, unkink, unjumble.

10. – Remorse – पश्चाताप

Meaning – deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed.

Usage – “they were filled with remorse and shame”

Synonyms – contrition, deep regret, repentance, penitence, guilt, feelings of guilt, bad/guilty conscience, compunction, remorsefulness, ruefulness, contriteness, sorrow, shame, self-reproach, self-accusation, self-condemnation.