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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. – Quash – अमान्य घोषित करना

Meaning – reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure.

Usage – “his conviction was quashed on appeal”

Synonyms – cancel, reverse, rescind, repeal, revoke, retract, countermand, withdraw, take back, rule against, disallow, overturn, override, overrule, veto, set aside, overthrow, repudiate, annul, nullify, declare null and void, invalidate, render invalid, negate, void, abrogate; vacate; archaicrecall.

2. – Pariah – अछूत

Meaning – an outcast

Usage – “they were treated as social pariahs”

Synonyms – outcast, persona non grata, leper, reject, untouchable, undesirable; rareunperson.

3. – Encore – पुनरावृत्ति

Meaning – a repeated or additional performance of an item at the end of a concert, as called for by an audience.

Usage – “everybody got up on stage for the final encore”

Synonyms – repeat performance, extra performance, additional performance, replay, repeat, repetition; curtain call.

4. – Eclat – शोभा

Meaning – brilliant display or effect.

Usage – “he finished his recital with great éclat”

Synonyms – style, stylishness, flamboyance, confidence, self-assurance, elan, dash, flair, flourish, vigour, vivacity, vivaciousness, gusto, verve, zest, sparkle, brio, panache, exuberance, ebullience, enthusiasm, eagerness, vitality, dynamism, animation, liveliness, spirit, energy; informalpizzazz, pep, oomph, vim, zing, get-up-and-go.

5. – Disinter – खोदकर निकालना

Meaning – dig up (something that has been buried, especially a corpse).

Usage – “his corpse was disinterred and dumped in a pit”

Synonyms – exhume, unearth, dig up, bring out of the ground, bring to the surface; raredisentomb, unbury, ungrave.

6. – Decamp – डेरा छोड़ना

Meaning – leave a place suddenly or secretly.

Usage – “now he has decamped to Hollywood”

Synonyms – abscond, make off, run off, run away, flee, bolt, take off, take flight, disappear, vanish, slip away, steal away, sneak away, beat a hasty retreat, escape, make a run for it, make one’s getaway, leave, depart, make oneself scarce; informalsplit, scram, skedaddle, vamoose, skip, cut and run, make tracks, push off, shove off, clear off, hightail it, hotfoot it, show a clean pair of heels, do a bunk, do a runner, do a moonlight flit, do a disappearing act, head for the hills, fly the coop, take French leave, go AWOL; informalscarper.

7. – Felony – घोर अपराध

Meaning – a crime regarded in the US and many other judicial systems as more serious than a misdemeanour.

Usage – “he pleaded guilty to six felonies”

8. – Traitorous – नमकहराम

Meaning – relating to or characteristic of a traitor; treacherous.

Usage – “when his traitorous actions were discovered, he was imprisoned”

Synonyms – treacherous, disloyal, treasonous, back-stabbing; double-crossing, double-dealing, faithless, unfaithful, perfidious, two-faced, Janus-faced, false-hearted, duplicitous, deceitful, false, untrue, untrustworthy, unreliable, undependable, fickle; informaltwo-timing.

9. – Fatuous – बुद्धिहीन

Meaning – silly and pointless.

Usage – “a fatuous comment”

Synonyms – silly, foolish, stupid, inane, nonsensical, childish, puerile, infantile, idiotic, brainless, mindless, vacuous, imbecilic, asinine, witless, empty-headed, hare-brained; pointless, senseless; ridiculous, ludicrous, absurd, preposterous, laughable, risible; informaldaft, moronic, cretinous, dumb, gormless.

10. – Fetter – बेड़ी

Meaning – a chain or manacle used to restrain a prisoner, typically placed around the ankles.

Usage – “he lay bound with fetters of iron”

Synonyms – shackles, manacles, handcuffs, irons, leg irons, chains, bonds; tethers, ropes, restraints; informalcuffs, bracelets; archaictrammels, gyves, darbies, bilboes.