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Vocab Express- 315

Vocab Express- 315

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.

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(i) Sunder (V.): split apart.

Pronunciation:  सन्डर

Hindi Translations: तोड़ना, पृथक करना, अलग करना, टुकड़े में करना

Synonyms:  Divide, Sever, Split, Separate, Cleave, Part

Antonyms: Attach, Connect, Fasten, Join, Link, Unite

Usage: Lightning tore the tree in sunder.

Meaning: बिजली ने पेड़ को तोड़कर पृथक कर दिया।

(ii) Skeptical (Adj.): not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations.

Pronunciation:  स्केप्टकल / स्केप्टिकल / स्केप्टिकल

Hindi Translations: शक्की, संशयात्मक, संशयी, संदेहवादी

Synonyms:  Suspicious, Doubtful, Disbelieving, Doubting, Cynical, Incredulous

Antonyms: Naive, Confident, Convinced, Certain, Credulous, Trusting

Usage: They are skeptical about the court decision.

Meaning: वे अदालत के फैसले के बारे में संदेह रखते हैं।

(iii) Overwhelm (V.): bury or drown beneath a huge mass.

Pronunciation:  ओवर्वेल्म / ओवर्ह्वेल्म

Hindi Translations: डुबाना, दबाना, मिटाना, पराजित करना, वश में करना, तबाह कर देना

Synonyms:  Overcome, Overpower, Crush, Defeat, Conquer, Beat

Antonyms: Underwhelm, Inspire, Aid, Assist, Comfort, Aggrandize

Usage: Indian army is strong enough to overwhelm nearly any potential enemy.

Meaning: भारतीय सेना लगभग किसी भी संभावित शत्रु को पराजित करने के लिए काफी मजबूत है।

(iv) Maiden (Adj.): (of a woman, especially an older one) unmarried.

Pronunciation:  मेडन / मैडन

Hindi Translations: अछूता, अविवाहिता, नई, प्रथम, शुद्ध, अभिनव

Synonyms:  Virgin, Maid, First, Original, Inaugural, Lass

Antonyms: Latest, Final, Last, Nephew, Penultimate, Concluding

Usage: The Titanic sank in April 1912 on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York.

Meaning: साउथेम्प्टन से न्यूयॉर्क तक अपनी पहली यात्रा पर अप्रैल 1912 में टाइटैनिक डूब गया।

(v) Vociferous (Adj.): vociferous (especially of a person or speech) vehement or clamorous.

Pronunciation:  वोसिफरस

Hindi Translations: कोलाहलकारी, कोलाहलपूर्ण, चिल्लानेवाला, मुखर, शोरगुल करने वाला

Synonyms:  Clamorous, Obstreperous, Boisterous, Noisy, Blatant, Strident, Tumultuous

Antonyms: Quiet, Diffident, Gentle, Hushed, Bashful, Cautious, Demure

Usage: The crowds at the station were growing enormous and vociferous.

Meaning: स्टेशन पर भीड़ भारी और कोलाहलकारी होती जा रही थीं।

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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