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1. Probity – ईमानदारी
Meaning – the quality of having strong moral principles; honesty and decency.
Usage – the chancellor exuded competence and fiscal probity
Synonyms – integrity, honesty, uprightness, decency, morality, rectitude, goodness, virtue, right-mindedness, trustworthiness, truthfulness, honour, honourableness, justice, fairness, equity; principles, ethics.
2. Plethora – अचंभा
Meaning – a large or excessive amount of something.
Usage – “a plethora of committees and subcommittees”.
3. Aperture – छेद
Meaning – an opening, hole, or gap.
Usage – “the bell ropes passed through apertures in the ceiling”
Synonyms – opening, hole, gap, space, slit, slot, vent, passage, crevice, chink, crack, fissure, perforation, breach, eye, interstice; technicalorifice, foramen.
4. Mongrel – दोगला
Meaning – a dog of no definable type or breed.
Usage – “she’s a particularly intelligent mongrel with a lot of collie in her”
Synonyms – cross-bred, mixed-breed, half-breed, hybrid.
5. Puny – नन्हा
Meaning – small and weak.
Usage – “white-faced, puny children”
Synonyms – undersized, underdeveloped, undernourished, underfed, stunted, slight, small, little, diminutive, dwarfish, pygmy; weak, feeble, weakly, sickly, delicate, frail, fragile; informalweedy, pint-sized.
6. Rabid – विक्षिप्त
Meaning – having or proceeding from an extreme or fanatical support of or belief in something.
Usage – “the show’s small but rabid fan base”
Synonyms – extreme, fanatical, overzealous, over-enthusiastic, extremist, violent, maniacal, wild, passionate, fervent, diehard, uncompromising; intolerant, unreasonable, illiberal, bigoted, prejudiced, biased, partisan, one-sided; informalraving, gung-ho; informalswivel-eyed; literaryperfervid.
7. Parlance – बोल-चाल
Meaning – a particular way of speaking or using words, especially a way common to those with a particular job or interest.
Usage – “dated terms that were once in common parlance”
8. Paean – विजय का गीत
Meaning – a creative work expressing enthusiastic praise.
Usage – “he’s created a filmic paean to his hero”
Synonyms – song of praise, hymn, psalm, anthem, shout of praise, alleluia; praise, plaudit, exaltation, glorification, eulogy, tribute, testimonial, extolment, encomium, panegyric, accolade, acclamation, commendation, compliment, bouquet.
9. Palliate – कम करना
Meaning – make (a disease or its symptoms) less severe without removing the cause.
Usage – “treatment works by palliating symptoms”
Synonyms – alleviate, ease, relieve, soothe, take the edge off, assuage, allay, dull, soften, lessen, moderate, temper, mitigate, diminish, decrease, blunt, deaden, abate.
10. Pelf – कूड़ा-कर्कट
Meaning – money, especially when gained in a dishonest or dishonourable way.
Usage – “damnation dog thee and thy wretched pelf!”