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As we all know that now a day’s in All Banking Exams and other competitive exams most of the English Sections were taken from Editorial pages. So it is essential to have a sound knowledge and understanding of English vocabulary. So here we are presenting you Vocabulary from “The Hindu”.
1.Grapple
Meaning: fight without weapons
Synonym: clasp, clench
Sentence: “after a grapple with his conscience, he confessed to having an affair”
2.Incongruous
Meaning: not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation
Synonym: amiss
Sentence: “there’s an incongruous modernism to the actor’s performance in this period piece”
3.Indomitable
Meaning: incapable of being defeated, overcome, or subdued
Synonym: bulletproof, invincible
Sentence: “an indomitable spirit was needed to endure the rigors of pioneer life.”
4.Meliorate
Meaning: to make better
Synonym: better, enhance
Sentence: “regulations intended to meliorate the working conditions of migrant farm laborers”
5.Persiflage
Meaning: good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks
Synonym: backchat, jesting
Sentence:  “Her cunning persiflage hurt them.”
6. Relegate
Meaning: to force to leave a country
Synonym: deport, exile
Sentence:  “courtiers and generals who incurred the emperor’s disfavor were soon relegated to the farther reaches of the empire”
7.Rhapsody
Meaning: a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion
Synonym: cloud-nine, elatedness
Sentence:  “listening to Mozart always left him in a rhapsody that lingered for the remainder of the evening”
8.Writhe
Meaning: to cause to twine about one another
Synonym: entwine, inter-lace
Sentence: “tends to writhe his fingers together when he’s nervous or upset”
9.Undulate
Meaning: having a wavy surface, edge, or markings
Synonym: swing, wave
Sentence: “the undulate margin of a leaf”
10. Wherewith
Meaning:  that with or by which —used with an infinitive
Sentence:  “metal tools wherewith to break ground”

 

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