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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 – Adage – लोकोक्ति

Meaning – old saying that has come to be accepted as truth over time.

Usage – “the old adage ‘out of sight out of mind’”

Synonyms – saying, maxim, axiom, proverb, aphorism, saw, dictum, precept, epigram, epigraph, motto, truism, platitude, cliché, commonplace; words of wisdom, pearls of wisdom; expression, phrase, formula, slogan, quotation; rareapophthegm, gnome.

2 – Pernicious – तेज़

Meaning – having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.

Usage – “the pernicious influences of the mass media”

Synonyms – harmful, damaging, destructive, injurious, hurtful, detrimental, deleterious, dangerous, adverse, inimical, unhealthy, unfavourable, bad, evil, baleful, wicked, malign, malevolent, malignant, noxious, poisonous, cancerous, corrupting, ruinous, deadly, lethal, fatal; literarymalefic, maleficent; archaicpestilent, pestilential, baneful, pestiferous.

3 – Meticulous – सूक्ष्म

Meaning – showing great attention to detail; very careful and precise.

Usage – “the designs are hand-glazed with meticulous care”

Synonyms – careful, conscientious, diligent, ultra-careful, scrupulous, punctilious, painstaking, demanding, exacting, accurate, correct; thorough, studious, rigorous, detailed, perfectionist, fastidious, methodical, particular, strict; pedantic, fussy; archaicnice, laborious

4 – Reconcile – समाधान करना

Meaning – restore friendly relations between.

Usage – “the king and the archbishop were publicly reconciled”

5 – Contours – आकृति

Meaning – an outline representing or bounding the shape or form of something.

Usage – she traced the contours of his face with her finger”

Synonyms – outline, shape, form; lines, curves, figure; silhouette, profile; rarelineation

6 – Acuity – दृष्टि की तिक्षणता

Meaning – sharpness in relation to thought, vision, or hearing

Usage – intellectual acuity”

7 – Variance – झगड़ा

Meaning – the fact or quality of being different, divergent, or inconsistent.

Usage – “her light tone was at variance with her sudden trembling”

Synonyms – difference, variation, discrepancy, dissimilarity, disagreement, conflict, divergence, deviation, contrast, distinction, contradiction, imbalance, incongruity.

8 – Wither – कुम्हलाना

Meaning – (of a plant) become dry and shrivelled.

Usage – “the grass had withered to an unappealing brown”

Synonyms – wilt, become limp, droop, fade; shrivel (up), dry up; die, perish; technicalbecome marcescent.

9 – Womanish – स्रैण

Meaning – (of a man) effeminate; unmanly.

Usage – “Burden thought him a weak womanish fool”

Synonyms – effeminate, effete, unmanly, unmasculine, girlish, namby-pamby; informalsissy, girly, camp, limp-wristed, queeny; rareepicene, emasculate.

10 – Rapt – मगन

Meaning – completely fascinated or absorbed by what one is seeing or hearing.

Usage – “a rapt teenage audience”

Synonyms – fascinated, enthralled, spellbound, captivated, riveted, gripped, mesmerized, enchanted, entranced, charmed, bewitched, transported, enraptured; thrilled, ecstatic, rapturous; informalblissed out.