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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. Filial – संतानीय

Meaning – relating to or due from a son or daughter.

Usage – “a display of filial affection”

Synonyms – dutiful, devoted, loyal, faithful, compliant, respectful, dedicated, affectionate, loving.

2. Ennui – विरक्ति

Meaning – a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement.

Usage – “he succumbed to ennui and despair”

Synonyms – boredom, tedium, listlessness, lethargy, lassitude, languor, restlessness, weariness, sluggishness, enervation; malaise, dissatisfaction, unhappiness, uneasiness, unease, melancholy, depression, despondency, dejection, disquiet; Weltschmerz

3. Suave – शिष्ट

Meaning – (especially of a man) charming, confident, and elegant.

Usage – “all the waiters were suave and deferential”

Synonyms – charming, sophisticated, debonair, urbane, worldly, worldly-wise, polished, refined, poised, self-possessed, dignified, civilized, gentlemanly, gallant; smooth, smooth-talking, smooth-tongued, silver-tongued, glib, bland, polite, well mannered, civil, courteous, affable, tactful, diplomatic.

4. Truant – अनुपस्थित रहने

Meaning – a pupil who stays away from school without leave or explanation.

synonyms – absentee, non-attender; informalskiver; informalwag.

5. Parable – कहावत

Meaning – a simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson, as told by Jesus in the Gospels.

Usage – “the parable of the blind men and the elephant”

Synonyms – allegory, moral story, moral tale, fable, lesson, exemplum; Haggadah; rareapologue.

6. Tenet – सिद्धांत

Meaning – a principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy.

Usage – “the tenets of classical liberalism”

Synonyms – principle, belief, doctrine, precept, creed, credo, article of faith, dogma, canon, rule; theory, component of a theory, thesis, conviction, persuasion, idea, view, opinion, position, hypothesis, postulation, presumption; ideology.

7. Terse – संक्षिप्त

Meaning – sparing in the use of words; abrupt.

Usage – “a terse statement”

Synonyms – curt, brusque, abrupt, clipped, blunt, gruff, short, brief, concise, succinct, to the point, compact, crisp, pithy, incisive, short and sweet, economical, laconic, epigrammatic, summary, condensed.

8. Snuggle – ठहरना

Meaning – settle or move into a warm, comfortable position.

Usage – “I snuggled down in my sleeping bag”

Synonyms – nestle, curl up, huddle (up), cuddle up (to), nuzzle (up to), settle etc.

9. Enumerate – गिनना

Meaning – mention (a number of things) one by one.

Usage – “there is not space to enumerate all his works”

Synonyms – list, itemize, catalogue, set out, set forth, give; cite, name, mention, specify, identify, spell out, detail, particularize; summarize, recount, recite, rehearse, recapitulate, quote, relate; run through, reel off etc.

10. Nudge – कुहनी से हलका धक्का

Meaning – prod (someone) gently with one’s elbow in order to attract attention.

Usage – “people were nudging each other and pointing at me”

Synonyms – poke, elbow, dig, prod, jog, jab, butt etc.