Improve English Vocabulary with Movies for UPSC, SSC, Banking & Railways 2019 Part 1

Improve English Vocabulary with Movies for UPSC, SSC, Banking & Railways 2019 Part 1

Avengers: Infinity War

Word & Meaning Sentence synonyms
dreadgreat fear or apprehension “The thought of returning to London filled her with dread” fear, fearfulness, apprehension, trepidation, anxiety
grandeursplendour and impressiveness, especially of appearance or style “The majestic grandeur and simplicity of Roman architecture” splendour, magnificence, impressiveness, glory, gloriousness
personage – a person (used to express importance or elevated status) “It was no less a personage than the bishop” important person, VIP, luminary, celebrity, celebutante
fidelity – faithfulness to a person, cause, or belief, demonstrated by continuing loyalty and support “They swore an oath of fidelity to their king” loyalty, allegiance, obedience, constancy, fealty
apropos – very appropriate to a particular situation. “the song feels apropos to a midnight jaunt” appropriate, pertinent, relevant, apposite, apt
hurtle – move or cause to move at high speed, typically in an uncontrolled manner. “a runaway car hurtled towards them” speed, rush, race, chase, bolt
raving – used to emphasize a particular quality. “she’d never been a raving beauty” very great, considerable, remarkable, extraordinary, striking, outstanding, stunning
douchbag – an obnoxious or contemptible person, typically a man “I love our team, but our quarterback is a douche bag” moron, douche, prick
trespassing – enter someone’s land or property without permission Dr. Strange: Certainly not, I speak for myself. And your trespassing in this city and on this planet. breach, infringement, intrusion
corpse – a dead body, especially of a human being rather than an animal Ebony Maw : Then I will take it off your corpse. cadaver, carcass
apropos – very appropriate to a particular situation. “the song feels apropos to a midnight jaunt” appropriate, pertinent, relevant, apposite, apt
hurtle – move or cause to move at high speed, typically in an uncontrolled manner. “a runaway car hurtled towards them” speed, rush, race, chase, bolt
massacre – brutal killings Gamora: He used to kill people planet by planet, massacre by massacre. assassination, slaughter, carnage
twig – a small shoot or branch usually without its leaves Rocket: Tinkle in the cup. We’re not looking. What’s there to see? What’s a twig? Everybody’s seen a twig.
coalesce – combine Tony Stark: [to the Guardians] We gotta coalesce. Because if all we come out is with a plucky attitude. unite, combine, merge, fuse, mingle
anguish – severe mental or physical pain or suffering Mantis: [shocked]: He is in anguish… he mourns… agony, pain, torment, suffering, sorrow
quaint – attractively unusual or old-fashioned Ebony Maw:(To Dr Strange) Your powers are quaint, you must be popular with children… picturesque, pleasantly old-fashioned, old-fashioned
rejoice – feel or show great joy or delight Ebony Maw: Hear me and rejoice. You have had the privilege of being saved by the great Thanos. happiness, pleasure, joy, gladness, delight


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