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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. – Obviate – बचना

Meaning – remove (a need or difficulty).

Usage – “the presence of roller blinds obviated the need for curtains”

Synonyms – preclude, prevent, remove, get rid of, do away with, get round, rule out, eliminate, make unnecessary, take away, foreclose, avoid, avert, counter.

2. – Behoove – योग्य होना

Meaning – it is a duty or responsibility for someone to do something.

Usage – “it behoves the House to assure itself that there is no conceivable alternative”

Synonyms – be incumbent on, be obligatory for, be required of, be appropriate for, be expected of, be advisable for, be sensible for, be wise for.

3. – Fracas – कोलाहल

Meaning – a noisy disturbance or quarrel.

Usage – “the fracas was broken up by stewards”

Synonyms – disturbance, quarrel, scuffle, brawl, affray, tussle, melee, free-for-all, fight, clash, skirmish, brouhaha, riot, uproar, commotion; argument, altercation, angry exchange, war of words, shouting match, tiff, dispute, disagreement, row, wrangle, squabble, rumpus; stooshie; donnybrook; bangarang.

4. – Heretic – विधर्मी

Usage – a person believing in or practising religious heresy.

Synonyms – dissident, dissenter, nonconformist, unorthodox thinker, heterodox thinker, apostate, freethinker, iconoclast, schismatic, renegade; sceptic, agnostic, atheist, non-theist, non-believer, unbeliever, idolater, idolatress, pagan, heathen; separatist, sectarian, revisionist; raretergiversator, recreant, recusant, nullifidian.

5. – Imbued – भर देना

Meaning – inspire or permeate with (a feeling or quality).

Usage – “his works are invariably imbued with a sense of calm and serenity”

Synonyms – permeate, saturate, diffuse, suffuse, pervade; impregnate, inject, inculcate, instil, ingrain, inspire, inform; fill, charge, load.

6. – Ingrained – जमा हुआ

Meaning – (of a habit, belief, or attitude) firmly fixed or established; difficult to change.

Usage – “his deeply ingrained Catholic convictions”

Synonyms – entrenched, established, fixed, implanted, deep-rooted, rooted, deep-seated, settled, firm, unshakeable, ineradicable, driven in; inveterate, dyed-in-the-wool, abiding, enduring, stubborn, unfading; inbred, instinctive.

7. – Knotty – विकट

Meaning – full of knots.

Usage – “panelling in knotty pine”

Synonyms – gnarled, knotted, knurled, nodular, knobbly, lumpy, bumpy, rugged, rough, coarse; rarenodulous, nodose.

8. – Kinship – समानता

Meaning – blood relationship.

Usage – “ties of descent and kinship”

Synonyms – relationship, relatedness, being related, family ties, family connections, blood relationship, blood ties, common ancestry, common lineage, kindred, connection; formalconsanguinity, propinquity.

9. – Melee – हाथापाई

Meaning – confused fight or scuffle.

Usage – “several people were hurt in the melee”

Synonyms – tumult, disturbance, rumpus, commotion, disorder; brawl, fracas, fight, affray, fray, scuffle, breach of the peace, struggle, skirmish, free-for-all, tussle, quarrel; donnybrook; bangarang; informalscrap, set-to, ruction, shindy, shindig, punch-up, dust-up.

10. – Nonplus – उधेड़-बुन

Meaning – surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react.

Usage – “Diane was nonplussed by such an odd question”

Synonyms – surprise, stun, dumbfound, confound, astound, astonish, amaze, take aback, disconcert, stop someone in their tracks, throw, throw/catch off balance; puzzle, perplex, baffle, mystify, confuse, bemuse, bewilder; informalfaze, flummox, floor, flabbergast, discombobulate, stump, bamboozle.