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Vocab Express- 276

Vocab Express- 276

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-275 here

(i) Sped (V.): move quickly.

Pronunciation:  स्पीड

Hindi Translations: सहायता देना, सफल होना, शीघ्र भेजना, गति बढ़ाना

Synonyms:  Hurried, Rushed, Accelerated, Hurtled, Tore, Zoomed

Antonyms: Dragged

Usage: The train sped through the station.

Meaning: ट्रेन स्टेशन से गति बढ़ाते हुए निकल गई।

(ii) Melange (N.): a mixture; a medley.

Pronunciation:  मेलांगश़ / मेलैंग

Hindi Translations: मिलावट, मिश्रण, मेल

Synonyms:  Mishmash, Hodgepodge, Miscellany, Jumble, Odds And Ends

Antonyms: Simple, Method, Organization, Constituent, Decompose

Usage: In India the population is a melange of different cultures.

Meaning: भारत में आबादी अलग-अलग संस्कृतियों का मेल है।

(iii) Hearten (V.): make more cheerful or confident.

Pronunciation:  हार्टन

Hindi Translations: प्रशंसा करना, साहस बढ़ाना, शाबाशी करना

Synonyms:  Cheer, Encourage, Reassure, Embolden, Inspire

Antonyms: Dishearten, Discourage, Depress, Daunt, Demoralize

Usage: This good news will hearten you.

Meaning: यह अच्छी खबर आपका साहस बढ़ाएगी।

(iv) Espouse(V.): choose and follow a theory, idea, policy, etc.

Pronunciation:  इस्पाउज़ / एस्पाउज़ / इस्पाउस

Hindi Translations: अपनाना, ग्रहण करना, सहायता देना, समर्थन करना

Synonyms:  Adopt, Embrace, Support, Marry, Back, Take Up

Antonyms: Disown, Discard, Forsake Oppose, Reject Oppose, Divorce

Usage: Most religions espouse purposes ordained by a Higher Power.

Meaning: अधिकांश धर्म एक उच्च शक्ति द्वारा निर्धारित उद्देश्यों को स्वीकार करते हैं।

(v) Raiment (N.): especially fine or decorative clothing

Pronunciation:  रेमन्ट

Hindi Translations: कपड़ा, पहनाव, पोशाक, वस्त्र

Synonyms:  Apparel, Garb, Clothing, Attire, Dress, Garment

Antonyms: Undress, Unclothe, Abrogate, Peel, Uncase

Usage: Raiment, food and the shelter that we need.

Meaning: वस्त्र, भोजन और आश्रय वो है जिसकी हमें ज़रूरत है।

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

Hope this was helpful.

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