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Welcome to Online English Section with explanation Here we are providing some difficult words From The Hindu, which is important for SBI/IBPS PO/CLERK/LIC AAO/RRB & SSC CGL EXAM and other !!!

1. Sleazy – निर्बल

Meaning – (of a person or situation) sordid, corrupt, or immoral.

Usage – “a sleazy private detective”

Synonyms – corrupt, immoral, sordid, unsavoury, unpleasant, disreputable; informalshady, sleazoid, sleazo.

2. Panache – कलँगी

Meaning – flamboyant confidence of style or manner.

Usage – “he entertained London society with great panache”

Synonyms – flamboyant confidence, flamboyance, confidence, self-assurance, style, stylishness, flair, elan, dash, flourish, verve, zest, spirit, brio, éclat, vivacity, vigour, gusto, animation, liveliness, vitality, enthusiasm, energy.

3. Parry – बचाव

Meaning – ward off (a weapon or attack) with a countermove.

Usage – “he parried the blow by holding his sword vertically”

Synonyms – ward off, fend off, stave off, turn aside; deflect, hold off, block, avert, counter, rebuff, repel, repulse.

4. Rectitude – इंसाफ

Meaning – morally correct behaviour or thinking; righteousness.

Usage – “Mattie is a model of rectitude”

Synonyms – righteousness, goodness, virtue, moral virtue, morality, honour, honourableness, integrity, principle, probity, honesty, right-mindedness, trustworthiness, truthfulness, uprightness, upstandingness, good character, scrupulousness, decency, fairness, equity, justice.

5. Repast – अन्न

Meaning – a meal.

Usage – “a sumptuous repast”

Synonyms – meal, feast, banquet; snack; informalspread, feed, bite, bite to eat; informalnosh, nosh-up; formalcollation, refection.

6. Sardonic – तिरस्कारपूर्ण

Meaning – grimly mocking or cynical.

Usage – “Starkey attempted a sardonic smile”

Synonyms – mocking, satirical; sarcastic, ironical, ironic, cynical, scornful, contemptuous, derisive, derisory, sneering, jeering, scoffing, taunting; scathing, caustic, trenchant, mordant, cutting, sharp, stinging, acerbic, tart, acid; wry, dry; informalsarky; raremordacious, acidulous.

7. 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.

8. Simian – बंदर का

Meaning – relating to or affecting apes or monkeys.

Usage – “simian immunodeficiency virus”

9. Servile – ग़ुलामी का

Meaning – having or showing an excessive willingness to serve or please others.

Usage – “bowing his head in a servile manner”

Synonyms – obsequious, sycophantic, excessively deferential, subservient, fawning, toadying, ingratiating, unctuous, oily, oleaginous, greasy, grovelling, cringing, toadyish, slavish, abject, craven, humble, Uriah Heepish, self-abasing; informalslimy, bootlicking, smarmy.

10. Spurt – उछाल

Meaning – gush out in a sudden and forceful stream.

Usage – “he cut his finger, and blood spurted over the sliced potatoes”

Synonyms – squirt, shoot, spray, fountain, jet, erupt; gush, pour, stream, rush, pump, surge, spew, spill, flow, course, well, spring, burst, issue, emanate; disgorge, discharge, emit, belch forth, expel