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Hello Aspirants.

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. – Nullify – अमान्य घोषित करना

Meaning – make legally null and void; invalidate.

Usage – “judges were unwilling to nullify government decisions”

Synonyms – annul, declare null and void, render null and void, void, invalidate, render invalid; repeal, reverse, rescind, revoke, set aside, cancel, abolish, undo, abrogate; countermand, veto, dissolve, cast aside, do away with, bring to an end, terminate, quash, obliterate; vacate; archaicrecall; raredisannul.

2. – Grievances – शिकायतों

Meaning – a real or imagined cause for complaint, especially unfair treatment.

Usage – “a website which enabled staff to air their grievances”

Synonyms – injustice, unjust act, wrong, injury, ill, offence, disservice, unfairness, evil, outrage, atrocity, damage; affront, insult, indignity.

3. – Wriggle – कसमसाहट

Meaning – twist and turn with quick writhing movements.

Usage – “she kicked and wriggled but he held her firmly”

Synonyms – squirm, writhe, wiggle, jiggle, jerk, thresh, flounder, flail, twitch, turn, twist, twist and turn, zigzag; snake, worm, slither, slink, crawl, creep.

4. – Conciliation – समझौता

Meaning – the action of stopping someone being angry; placation.

Usage – “he held his hands up in a gesture of conciliation”

Synonyms – appeasement, pacification, peacemaking, placation, propitiation, mollification, reconciliation.

5. – Biblical – बाइबिल का

Meaning – relating to or contained in the Bible.

Usage – “the biblical account of creation”

6. – Sparse – विरल

Meaning – thinly dispersed or scattered.

Usage – “areas of sparse population”

Synonyms – scanty, scant, scattered, thinly distributed, scarce, infrequent, sporadic, few and far between; meagre, paltry, skimpy, limited, in short supply, at a premium, hard to come by; slight, thin.

7. – Nurture – पालन – पोषण करना

Meaning – care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing.

Usage – “Jarrett was nurtured by his parents in a close-knit family”

Synonyms – bring up, care for, provide for, take care of, attend to, look after, rear, support, raise, foster, parent, mother, tend; feed, nourish; rareprovender.

8. – Formidable – दुर्जेय

Meaning – inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable.

Usage – “a formidable opponent”

Synonyms – intimidating, forbidding, redoubtable, daunting, alarming, frightening, terrifying, petrifying, horrifying, chilling, disturbing, disquieting, dreadful, brooding, awesome, fearsome, ominous, foreboding, sinister, menacing, threatening, dangerous; informalspooky, scary, creepy; archaicdireful, bodeful.

9. – Bolster – गोल लम्बा तकिया

Meaning – a long, thick pillow that is placed under other pillows for support.

Usage – “most of them were sitting on the floor which was strewn with cushions, bolsters, and rugs”

Synonyms – pillow, cushion, pad, support, rest

10. – Feud – झगड़ा

Meaning – be engaged in a prolonged and bitter quarrel or dispute.

Usage – “Hoover feuded with the CIA for decades”

Synonyms – quarrel, fight, argue, bicker, squabble, dispute, clash, differ, be at odds, be at daggers drawn; wage war, take up arms; informal scrap.