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Vocab Express- 379

Vocab Express- 379

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-378 here

(i) Disaffected (Adj.): dissatisfied with the people in authority and no longer willing to support them.

Pronunciation:  डिसफेक्टिड

Hindi Translations: असंतुष्ट, नाराज़, अमित्र, नाख़ुश, उदासीन

Synonyms:  Disloyal, Malcontent, Estranged, Unfriendly, Discontented, Alienated, Disgruntled, Displeased, Rebellious, Dissatisfied

Antonyms: Happy, Loyal, Affable, Affectionate, Desirable, Fond, Friendly, Hearty, Loving, Cute

Usage: Candidates are trying to attract disaffected voters.

Meaning: उम्मीदवार असंतुष्ट मतदाताओं को आकर्षित करने की कोशिश कर रहे हैं।

(ii) Cupidity (N.): extreme greed for material wealth.

Pronunciation:  क्यूपिडिटी

Hindi Translations: लोभ, अर्थलिप्सा, लालसा, तृष्णा, लालच

Synonyms:  Greed, Desire, Covetousness, Avarice, Avidity, Lust, Craving, Appetite, Hunger, Passion

Antonyms: Inner Beauty, Generosity, Distaste, Dislike, Grudge, Reluctance, Charity Function, Abhorrence, Abomination

Usage: Her cupidity is well known.

Meaning: उसकी अर्थलिप्सा प्रसिद्ध हैं।

(iii) Puissant (Adj.): having great power or influence.

Pronunciation:  पुयिस्सांट

Hindi Translations: शक्तिशाली, चंड, जबरदस्त, जोरदार, तगड़ा, ताकतवर, तेजस्वी, प्रतिभावान, प्रबल, प्रभावशाली, बलवान

Synonyms:  Powerful, Mighty, Potent, Vigorous, Forceful, Strong, Stout, Energetic, Forcible, Robust

Antonyms: Feeble, Impotent, Weak, Helpless, Ineffective, Powerless, Anonymous, Convivial, Flimsy

Usage: The young man has a puissant body.

Meaning: नव युवक का शरीर शक्तिशाली है।

(iv) Fiat (N.): a formal authorization or proposition; a decree.

Pronunciation:  फाइअट / फाइऐट

Hindi Translations: आज्ञा, आदेश, आशा, हुक्म, आधिकारिक आज्ञा, व्यवस्थापत्र

Synonyms:  Dictum, Order, Command, Edict, Decree, Mandate, Sanction, Authorization, Dictate, Ordinance

Antonyms: Question, Request, Authorize, Bafflement, Ban, Commotion, Confrontation, Countermand, dawdling, denial,

Usage: The matter was settled by presidential fiat.

Meaning: यह मामला राष्ट्रपति के आदेश अनुसार मामला सुलझाया गया था।

(v) Embroil (V.): force into some kind of situation or course of action

Pronunciation:  एम्ब्रॉइल

Hindi Translations: उलझाना, व्याकुल करना, आपत्ति में डालना, उलझा देना, झगड़ाना, गड़बड़ डालना

Synonyms:  Involve, Implicate, Entangle, Tangle, Confuse, Disorder, Enmesh, Snarl, Derange, Disturb

Antonyms: Interpret, Disengage, Liberate, Clarify, Exclude, Rationalize, Reduce, Relieve, Solve, Soothe

Usage: They are embroiled in a war against their will.

Meaning: वे अपनी इच्छा के खिलाफ युद्ध में उलझे हैं।

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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