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Vocab Express- 272

Vocab Express- 272

Dear Aspirants,

To enhance your vocabulary here are 5 new words. Use these words to improve Written and Spoken English skills. In case you have missed out on our previous Vocab Express, we would strongly advise you to read it.

Read the Vocab Express-271 here

(i) Partisan (Adj.): devoted to a cause or party

Pronunciation:  पार्टज़न / पार्टिज़न

Hindi Translations: पक्षपातमूलक, दल संबंधी, छापेमार, जानिबदार

Synonyms:  Biased, Partial, One-Sided, Prejudiced, Fanatic, Sectarian

Antonyms: Impartial, Neutral, Nonpartisan, Fair, Unbiased

Usage: Most newspapers are politically partisan.

Meaning: अधिकांश अखबार राजनीतिक रूप से पक्षपातपूर्ण हैं।

(ii) Rebuke (N.): an act or expression of criticism and censure

Pronunciation:  रिब्यूक / रीब्यूक

Hindi Translations: झिड़की, डांट, धमकी, फटकार, मलामत, रोक

Synonyms:  Reprimand, Reproach, Censure, Lecture, Reproof, Scolding

Antonyms: Praise, Compliment, Approval, Eulogy, Accolade

Usage: The teacher delivered a sharp rebuke to the class.

Meaning: शिक्षक ने कक्षा में एक तीखी फटकार दी।

(iii) Ratify (V.): approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation

Pronunciation:  रैटफाइ

Hindi Translations: मंजूर करना, अंगीकार करना, पुष्टि करना, प्रमाणित करना

Synonyms:  Approve, Confirm, Endorse, Sanction, Validate, Support

Antonyms: Abolish, Deny, Abrogate, Reject, Disapprove

Usage: All the members have voted to ratify the treaty.

Meaning: सभी सदस्यों ने संधि की पुष्टि करने के लिए मतदान किया है।

(iv) Discreet (Adj.): marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint

Pronunciation:  डिस्क्रीट

Hindi Translations: चतुर, चैतन्य, चौकस, नम्र, बुद्धिमान, विचारशील

Synonyms:  Prudent, Judicious, Politic, Circumspect, Careful, Wise

Antonyms: Careless, Foolish, Indiscreet, Incautious, Tactless

Usage: You ought to make a few discreet enquiries before taking decision.

Meaning: निर्णय लेने से पहले आपको कुछ विचारशील पूछताछ करना चाहिए।

(v) Exasperate (V.): irritate intensely; infuriate

Pronunciation:  इग्ज़ैस्परेट / इग्ज़ैस्परैट

Hindi Translations: उभारना, चिढ़ाना, भड़काना, उत्तेजित करना

Synonyms:  Irritate, Annoy, Vex, Provoke, Infuriate, Nettle

Antonyms: Please, Placate, Calm, Better, Soothe

Usage: He shouted in an exasperate voice.

Meaning: वह एक हताश आवाज में चिल्लाया।

Try a quick exercise on Antonyms and Synonyms to get simple problems to ensure that you have mastered these concepts.

Hope this was helpful.

All the best!!!

OT Team

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