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Vocab Express- 357

Vocab Express- 357

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-356 here

(i) Delectable (Adj.): (of food or drink) delicious.

Pronunciation:  डिलेक्टबल

Hindi Translations: मनभावना, मनोरम, मनोहर, रमणीय, रुचिर, ललित, सुखद, सुहावना, स्वादिष्ट, बहुत आकर्षक, आनंदकर

Synonyms:  Delicious, Tasty, Yummy, Mouth-Watering, Palatable, Toothsome, Luscious, Sweet, Scrumptious

Antonyms: Disagreeable, Horrible, Unpleasant, Obnoxious, Offensive, Distasteful, Repulsive, Awful, Disgusting

Usage: Delectable smells rose from the kitchen.

Meaning: रसोईघर से स्वादिष्ट खुशबू आ रही है।

(ii) Renegade (N.): someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw

Pronunciation:  रेनगेड / रेनगैड

Hindi Translations: भगोड़ा, विश्वासघाती, स्वधर्म त्यागी, अपना पक्ष त्याग देना, आवारा, पाखण्डी

Synonyms:  Rebel, Apostate, Turncoat, Deserter, Traitor, Frondeur, Recreant, Defector, Dissident, Fighter, Agitator, Rogue

Antonyms: Follower, Patriot, Adherent, Disciple, Paragon, Support, Supporter, Backer, Admirer,

Usage: Abu Nidal, a Palestinian renegade, died in Baghdad in 2002.

Meaning: 2002 में बगदाद में अबू निदाल, एक फिलिस्तीनी विश्वासघाती की मृत्यु हो गई थी।

(iii) Hoary (Adj.): grayish white, ancient

Pronunciation:  हॉरी / होरी

Hindi Translations: धवला, धूसर, पक्का, पलित, पुराना, बूढ़ा, भूरा, सफेद, पलित केश

Synonyms:  Old, Grey, Aged, Ancient, Gray, Venerable, Elderly, White, Gray-Haired, Antiquated

Antonyms: Young, Underdog, Current, Modern, Modernistic, Adolescent, Afresh, Childish

Usage: His hair was a hoary white.

Meaning: उनके बाल सफेद भूरे थे।

(iv) Permeate (V.): spread or diffuse through

Pronunciation:  पर्मीएट / पर्मीऐट

Hindi Translations: घुसना, चूना, पैठना, भिगोना, रसना, रिसना, तर करना, आरपार निकलना, छेदों में होकर जाना, व्याप्त होना

Synonyms:  Pervade, Percolate, Suffuse, Penetrate, Saturate, Fill, Imbue, Infiltrate, Seep

Antonyms: Drain, Dehydrate, Dry, Flow, Dry Up, Take Out, Become Dry, Desiccate, Dry Out, Exsiccate

Usage: Water will easily permeate through the sand.

Meaning: पानी आसानी से रेत में फैल जाएगा।

(v) Plight (N.): a dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation.

Pronunciation:  प्लाइट

Hindi Translations: गंभीर स्थिति, अवस्था, कुरसी, गिरवी, तह, दशा, दुर्दशा, पेच, प्रतिज्ञा, रहन

Synonyms:  Predicament, Dilemma, Quandary, Difficulty, Situation, Case, Fix, Pickle, Jam

Antonyms: Blessing, Good Fortune, Advantage, Boon, Solution

Usage: The African elephant is in a desperate plight.

Meaning: अफ्रीकी हाथी गंभीर दुर्दशा की स्थिति में 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.

All the best!!!

OT Team

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