Dear Readers, to score good marks in English Section first and for most thing is you need to develop your reading skills, while reading a passage you need to highlight the tough words in it and you should know the correct meaning for those words. This will help you understand the passage clearly and also you can learn more new words, it means also you can develop your vocabulary. To help you in this part we have provided a English Vocabulary passage along with meaning, synonyms and usages of hard words in the passage, make use of it. We also providing Important Vocabulary Quiz based on “THE ECONOMIST” and “THE HINDU”
1). Crusader (Noun) – धर्मयुद्ध करने वाला
Definition: a person who campaigns vigorously for political, social, or religious change; a campaigner.
Synonyms: campaigner, fighter, battler
Usage: crusaders for early detection and treatment of mental illnesses
2). Trimming (Noun) — काटछांट करना
Definition: small pieces trimmed off something.
Synonyms: cuttings, clippings, parings, shavings, ends
Usage: hedge trimmings
3). Uproar (Noun) – कोलाहल
Definition: a public expression of protest or outrage.
Synonyms: outcry, furore, outrage, howl of protest, protest, protestation, complaint, objection
Usage: it caused an uproar in the press
4). Circumspect (Adjective) – चौकन्ना
Definition: wary and unwilling to take risks.
Synonyms: cautious, wary, careful, chary, guarded, on one’s guard
Usage: the officials were very circumspect in their statements
5). Disseminated (Verb) — फैलाया हुआ
Definition: spread (something, especially information) widely.
Synonyms: spread, circulate, distribute, disperse, diffuse, proclaim, promulgate, propagate
Usage: health authorities should foster good practice by disseminating information
6). Distraught (Adjective) – व्याकुल
Definition: very worried and upset.
Synonyms: worried, upset, distressed, fraught, devastated, shattered
Usage: a distraught woman sobbed and screamed for help
7). Retrace (Verb) – वापस जाना, खोजना
Definition: go back over (the same route that one has just taken).
Synonyms: Discover, Search.
Usage: he began to retrace his steps to the station car park
8). Prudent (Adjective) – विवेकी, चतुर
Definition: acting with or showing care and thought for the future.
Synonyms: wise, well judged, judicious, sagacious, sage, shrewd, advisable, well advised, politic, sensible, commonsensical
Usage: no prudent money manager would authorize a loan without first knowing its purpose
9). Dystopian (Adjective) — मनहूस
Definition: relating to or denoting an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one.
Synonyms: Imagination, Fiction.
Usage: the dystopian future of a society bereft of reason
10). Detain (Verb) – प्रतिधारित करना
Definition: keep (someone) from proceeding by holding them back or making claims on their attention.
Synonyms: delay, hold up, make late, retard, keep (back), slow up, slow down, set back
Usage: she made to open the door, but he detained her
Daily Practice Test Schedule | Good Luck
|Topic||Daily Publishing Time|
|Daily News Papers & Editorials||8.00 AM|
|Current Affairs Quiz||9.00 AM|
|Logical Reasoning||10.00 AM|
|Quantitative Aptitude “20-20”||11.00 AM|
|Vocabulary (Based on The Hindu)||12.00 PM|
|Static GK Quiz||1.00 PM|
|English Language “20-20”||2.00 PM|
|Banking Awareness Quiz||3.00 PM|
|Reasoning Puzzles & Seating||4.00 PM|
|Daily Current Affairs Updates||5.00 PM|
|Data Interpretation / Application Sums (Topic Wise)||6.00 PM|
|Reasoning Ability “20-20”||7.00 PM|
|English Language (New Pattern Questions)||8.00 PM|
|General / Financial Awareness Quiz||9.00 PM|
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