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Vocab Express- 358

Vocab Express- 358

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-357 here

(i) Bestowed (V.): confer or present (an honor, right, or gift).

Pronunciation:  बिस्टो

Hindi Translations: दान करना, अर्पित करना, अर्पण करना, देना, प्रदान करना

Synonyms:  Presented, Granted, Awarded, Given, Allowed, Conferred

Antonyms: Deprived, Get, Denied, Retrieved, Refused, Appropriated

Usage: The Queen has bestowed a knighthood on him.

Meaning: रानी ने उसे शूरवीर की पदवी प्रदान की।

(ii) Rage (N.): violent, uncontrollable anger.

Pronunciation:  रेज / रैज

Hindi Translations: प्रकोप, प्रचण्डता, रोष, लालसा, ग़ुस्सा, तमक

Synonyms:  Fury, Anger, Storm, Passion, Craze, Wrath

Antonyms: Peace, Calm, Serenity, Peacefulness, Calmness, Stillness

Usage: His face turned red with rage.

Meaning: उसका चेहरा क्रोध के साथ लाल बन गया।

(iii) Grievance (N.): a real or imagined wrong or other cause for complaint or protest, especially unfair treatment.

Pronunciation:  ग्रीवन्स

Hindi Translations: अन्याय, उलाहना, कष्ट, दुखहेतु, रंज, विपत्ति

Synonyms:  Complaint, Grudge, Objection, Beef, Wrong, Gripe

Antonyms: Compliment, Praise, Congratulations, Benefit, Admiration

Usage: She still nursed her old grievance.

Meaning: उसने अभी भी अपनी पुरानी शिकायत को संभाल रखा है।

(iv) Frigid (Adj.): very cold in temperature.

Pronunciation:  फ्रिजड / फ्रिजिड

Hindi Translations: उदासीन, ठंडा, ठण्डा, शीत, जमा हुआ, बहुत ठंडा

Synonyms:  Cold, Icy, Cool, Glacial, Chilly, Aloof

Antonyms: Hot, Warm, Burning, Flirty, Friendly, Summer

Usage: His breath steamed in the frigid air.

Meaning: उसने ठंडी हवा में सांस छोड़ी।

(v) Divulge (V.): make known (private or sensitive information).

Pronunciation:  डिवल्ज / डाइवल्ज

Hindi Translations: प्रकट करना, प्रसिद्ध करना, प्रकाशित करना, भेद खोलना, घोषणा करना, खोल देना

Synonyms:  Reveal, Disclose, Expose, Tell, Impart, Make Known

Antonyms: Conceal, Hide, Cover, Keep, Belie, Disguise

Usage: I cannot divulge how much it cost.

Meaning: मैं यह नहीं बता सकता कि इसकी कीमत कितनी 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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