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Vijendra Singh is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Vijendra Singh
Teaching at Sanctum English Jaipur for three and half years. 600 selections so far in SSC & Bank exams. SUTRA - Read write read write .....

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Sir, can tou please tell me, wheather an Appropriation act is passed in LS on a simple majority or a special majority?
thanks for connecting words with idiom and phrases sir
  1. Vocab for SSC/Bank Vijendra


  2. Censure Noun, Verb Strong criticism Condemn Denounce Blame Reproach . Rebuke Reprimand Upbraid . Castigate Admonish Reprove A vote of censure on the government's foreign policy He was censured for leaking information to the press.


  3. prevaricate verb to avoid giving a direct answer ' equivocate quibble evade lie .deceive cavil dodge .beat about the bush . stop prevaricating and come to the point . she accused him of prevarication.


  4. flummox verb to confuse sb so that they do not know what to say or do . confuse confound baffle bewilder perplex I was flummoxed by her decision


  5. facade noun 1. the front of a building 2. the way that sb/sth appears to be, which is different from the way sb really is .Front exterior Show .Veneer .Pretence Mask 'She managed to maintain a fa ade of indifference .They seem happy together, but it's all a fa ade.


  6. ensue verb to happen after or as a result of another event follow succeed . result arise derive . come next .They lost track of each other in the ensuing years. He had become separated from his parents in the ensuing panic


  7. compunction noun a guilty feeling about something remorse ' regret ' repentance penitence . Contrition She felt no compunction about leaving her job. He had lied to her without compunction. .


  8. Senile Adjective Behaving in a confused or strange way because you are old Old ' Aged Decrepit Falling Confused He was looking at me as if I'd suddenly gone senile


  9. sinuouS adjective turning while moving, in an elegant way curving undulating bending . coiling meandering serpentine the sinuous course of the river


  10. scurriloS adjective very rude and insulting, and intended to damage sb's reputation . rude vulgar coarse obscene salacious vituperative disparaging .He wrote a scurrilous piece about me in the local press.


  11. Permeate Verb To spread to every part of an object or a place . Pass through . Seep through . Penetrate . Pervade Fill The smell of leather permeated the room The air was permeated with the odour of burning rubber.