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Vocab Express- 359

Vocab Express- 359

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-358 here

(i) Obtrude (V.): thrust oneself in as if by force, become noticeable in an unwelcome or intrusive way.

Pronunciation:  अब्ट्रूड

Hindi Translations: थोपना, निकालना, दखल देना,  हस्तक्षेप करना, बहर निकालना, बलात लादना

Synonyms:  Intrude, Impose, Meddle, Interfere, Intervene, Butt In, Horn In, Infringe, Force

Antonyms: Humble, Elude, Unimpressive

Usage: Don't obtrude your opinions on others.

Meaning: दूसरों पर अपनी राय मत थोपो।

(ii) Ignominy (N.): public shame or disgrace.

Pronunciation:  इग्नमिनी / इग्नोमिनी

Hindi Translations: अपकीर्ति, अपमान, अपयश, कलंक, बदनामी, खज्जा

Synonyms:  Shame, Disgrace, Disrepute, Infamy, Dishonour, Humiliation, Obloquy, Discredit, Scandal, Opprobrium

Antonyms: Honor, Dignity, Pride, Glory, Fame, Admiration, Decency, Esteem, Appreciation

Usage: They suffered the ignominy of defeat.

Meaning: उन्हें हार के अपमान का सामना करना पड़ा।

(iii) Rudiment (N.): the elementary stage of any subject

Pronunciation:  रूडमन्ट / रूडिमन्ट

Hindi Translations: आरंभ, मूलतत्त्व, मूलतत्व, प्राथमिक ज्ञान, मूल सिद्धान्त, प्रारंभिक अवस्था, प्रथम तत्त्व, प्रारंभिक तथ्य

Synonyms:  Fundamental, Basis, Element, Base, Basic, Essential, Foundation, Germ, Alphabet

Antonyms: Avert, Right, Turnout, Closure, Dying, Parenthood, Annex

Usage: Coach taught me the rudiments of the game.

Meaning: कोच ने मुझे खेल के मूल सिद्धांतों को सिखाया।

(iv) Quail (V.): draw back, as with fear or pain

Pronunciation:  क्वेल / क्वैल

Hindi Translations: झिझकना, डरना, डूबना, दबना, धमकाना, घबरा जाना, हिम्मत हारना, हार मानना, भयभीत होना, धमकी देना

Synonyms:  Shrink, Wince, Flinch, Recoil, Start, Tremble, Shy, Blench, Cringe

Antonyms: Man Up, Flower, Steady, Calm, Face, Meet, Fly, Bud

Usage: She quailed at his heartless words.

Meaning: उसके बेरहम शब्दों से वह भयभीत हो गई।

(v) Bequeath (V.): leave or give, especially by will after one's death

Pronunciation:  बिक्वीथ

Hindi Translations: उत्तरदान करना, वसीयत करना, वसीयत में देना

Synonyms:  Will, Leave, Hand Down, Devise, Transmit, Give, Donate, Endow, Grant, Transfer

Antonyms: Disinherit, Disown, Accept, Deprive, Adopt, Bereave, Admit, Deny, Borrow

Usage: He bequeaths his share to his daughter.

Meaning: उन्होंने  अपना हिस्सा अपनी बेटी को सौंप दिया।

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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