Grim –  unpleasant or shocking to see or think about, causing feeling of sadness or worry (भयानक)

Grim – adjective

Synonyms – intimidating, fierce, brutal, cruel

Antonyms – gentle, mild, soft


Augurs –  to show or suggest something that might happen in the future (भविष्य बतलाना)

Synonyms – forecast, foreseer, fore teller

The decision doesn’t augur well.

Provenance – the history of ownership of a valued object or work of art or literature origin or source of something (उत्पत्तिस्थान)

Provenance– noun

Have you traced the provenances of this pottery art ?


Daunting – to make (someone) afraid or less confident (डरावना)

Daunting  transitive verb

Synonyms- discourage, demoralize

Antonym – embolden, encourage

Raman was not at all daunted by the SBI exam.


Miser – a person who hates to spend money (कंजूस)

Miser – noun

Synonyms – niggard, penny pincher, cheapskate, scrooge

There is no miser in this state.


Ponder – to think about or consider something carefully ,to think or consider deeply (सोचना)

Ponder – verb

Synonyms – mull, contemplate,perpend

She pondered again on the situation and decided her opinion.


Supercilious – having or showing the proud and unpleasant attitude of people who think that they are better or more important than other people (नकचढ़ा)

Synonyms – haughty,bumptious

She looked at her clothes and laughed superciliously.

She is behaving very superciliously.


Invincible – unbeatable , unconquerable, impossible to defeat or overcome (अजेय)

Invincible – noun

Synonyms –  indomitable, insurmountable

The continuous 5th time winning of Serena Williams proved that she is invincible.




Indian Polity Attorney General of India

Indian Polity Attorney General of India

Important Questions based on Indian Polity Attorney General of India

Q- The Provision of Financial Emergency is given in which article of Indian Constitution?

a) Article 340

b) Article 350

c) Article 360

d) Article 380

Q- Consider the following statements-

Statement I : A person Qualified to become the Judge of High Court is eligible to become AGI (Auditor and Comptroller General of India).

Statement II : A person Qualified to become the Judge of  Supreme Court is eligible to become AGI ( Auditor And Comptroller General of India).

a) Only Statement I is true

b) Only Statement II is true.

c) Both Statements are true.

d) None of the Statement is true.

e) None of these.

Q- The Attorney General of India is appointed by –

a) The Prime Minister

b) The President

c) The Chief Justice of India

d) None

Q- Who is the Current Attorney General of India?

a) Tirath Singh Thakur.

b) Shashikant Sharma

c) Mukul Rohtagi

d) Vinod Rai

“Financial Emergency”

Article 360 :

  1. If the president is satisfied that Financial Stability of India is under threat he shall impose Financial emergency by issuing a proclamation.
  2. Such a proclamation should be passed by both the houses by simple Majority within 2 months of its issue.
  3. This proclamation  shall remain in force until revoked by the president.

Effects of Financial Emergency-

  1. All the State Government can be directed to reduce their expenditure.
  2. All the Money bills and Financial Bills of the State can be reserved by the Governor for the Consideration of the president.
  3. Salaries and Incentives may be reduced including that of president.
  4. The Financial emergency has never been imposed so far in the Country.


Attorney General of India

  1. The post of the AGI is the part of Executive.
  2. A person Qualified to become Judge of Supreme Court can be appointed as Attorney General of India.
  3. The AGI is appointed by the President and no consultation is required in the appointment.
  4. Once appointment has taken place, then there is no fixed tenure and can continue until he resigns to the president.
  5. The AGI can be removed just by the President.
  6. As simple the appointment is as simple is the removal of the AGI.
  7. When the Government resigns Attorney General of India also resigns but not necessary, Still AGI resigns as per the Convention.
  8. Attorney General of India gives advice to president on legal Matters and performs all legal functions of Union Government i.e  represents union Govt. in courts.
  9. He is allowed to private legal practise but Shall not stand against union Government.
  10. He receives a fixed amount decided by the president as the salary.
  11. He can participate in all the proceedings of Parliament and its Committee’s ( If Nominated).But, he shall not vote on any proceedings.
  12. AGI is a  non-member  who can also attend but not vote.
  13. AGI is,assisted by the solicitor General of India and Additional Solicitor General of India.
  14. Current Attorney General of India is Mukul Rohtagi.





Invincible – unbeatable , unconquerable

(adjective)    impossible to defeat or overcome

Synonyms –  indomitable, insurmountable, invulnerable


Invincibility – noun

Invisibleness – noun

Invincibly – adverb

The continuous 5th time winning of Serena Williams proved that she is invincible.


Lofty – tall, high, towering               

(adj.)       extending to a great distance upwards

The mountains in Manali are lofty and beautiful.


Acronym – a word formed from the first letters of each one of the words in a phrase


World Health Organisation- WHO


Lynch – to kill (someone) illegally as punishment for a crime

(verb)       to put to death (as by hanging) by mob action without legal approval or permission

(lynches, lynching, lynched)

The lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq in Dadri.


Pernicious -deadly, causing great harm or damage


Perniciously – adverb

Perniciousness – noun

Japan has  pernicious effects of earthquake.


Amicable – friendly,

(adjective)     showing a polite and friendly desire to avoid disagreement and argument

Synonyms – harmonious, unanimous, compatible

Amicability – noun

Amicableness – noun

Amicably – adverb

Both the countries reached an amicable discussion.


Veiled – able to be seen or understood but not openly shown or stated

(adjective)   expressed in a way that is not clear and direct , hidden

                 having or wearing a veil

Synonyms – cover, covering, curtain, mask

His veiled feelings become clear when she met with an accident.


Deceptive – likely to make someone believe something that is not true

(adjective)    intended to make someone believe something that is not true

Synonyms – deluding, deceiving, beguiling, deceitful

His deceptive eyes make me believe his statements and i gave the whole money to him.


Euphemism -a mild or pleasant word or phrase that is used instead of one that is

(noun)               unpleasant or offensive

Euphemistic – adjective

Euphemistically – adverb

What is the euphemism for the people who deceive others with their clever skills ?


Baffling -to confuse or frustrate (someone) completely, confusing


(baffles, baffled, baffling)

Baffling – adjective (more baffling, most baffling)

Bafflement – noun

Bafflingly – adverb

She gave me a baffling look when i asked her about my ring.

Rohan always baffles me with his demands.