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Vocab Express- 274

Vocab Express- 274

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-273 here

(i) Preclude (V.): prevent from happening; make impossible.

Pronunciation:  प्रिक्लूड / प्रीक्लूड

Hindi Translations: नामुमकिन करना, निवारण, रोकना, अलग करना

Synonyms:  Prevent, Prohibit, Hinder, Stop, Obviate, Rule Out

Antonyms: Allow, Encourage, Support, Permit, Make Legal

Usage: Lack of evidence may preclude a trial.

Meaning: साक्ष्य का अभाव परीक्षण को रोक सकता है।

(ii) Foster (V.): promote the growth of

Pronunciation:  फास्टर / फॉस्टर

Hindi Translations: सहायता करना, प्रोत्साहित करना,  पालन-पोषण करना

Synonyms:  Nurture, Encourage, Support, Cherish, Cultivate, Advance

Antonyms: Neglect, Ignore, Discourage, Condemn, Hurt

Usage: They try to foster harmony between different groups of people.

Meaning: वे लोगों के विभिन्न समूहों के बीच सद्भाव बढ़ाने की कोशिश करते हैं।

(iii) Repeal (V.): revoke or annul (a law or congressional act).

Pronunciation:  रिपील / रीपील

Hindi Translations: खंडन करना,  निरस्त करना, तोड़ना, रद्द करना

Synonyms:  Cancel, Revoke, Nullify, Annul, Recall, Rescind

Antonyms: Enact, Achieve, Accomplish, Arrange, Need

Usage: The committee does not have the power to repeal the ban.

Meaning: समिति के पास प्रतिबंध को निरस्त करने की शक्ति नहीं है।

(iv) Slew (N.): a large number or amount or extent

Pronunciation:  स्लू

Hindi Translations: निहत, अधिक संख्या, झटके से घूमना, ढेर

Synonyms:  Heap, Oodles, Lot, Mass, Great Deal

Antonyms: Handful, Smatter, Smattering, Sprinkle

Usage: It may embody a slew of things.

Meaning: यह कई चीजें शामिल कर सकता है।

(v) Sentinel (N.): a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

Pronunciation:  सेन्टनल

Hindi Translations: चौकीदार, पहरेदार, प्रहरी, रखवाली

Synonyms:  Guard, Sentry, Watch, Watchman, Lookout

Antonyms: Attacker, Enemy, Criminal, Cause Death

Usage: The sentinel was stationed on a hill.

Meaning: पहाड़ी पर एक प्रहरी तैनात किया गया था।

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!!!

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