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Vocab Express- 381

Vocab Express- 381

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) Ruse (N.): an action intended to deceive someone; a trick.

Pronunciation:  रूज़

Hindi Translations: चाल, छल, छलबल, जाल, दगा, धोखा, फटन, फरेब, हीला

Synonyms:  Trick, Stratagem, Artifice, Ploy, Dodge, Subterfuge, Device, Wile, Deception, Plot

Antonyms: Honesty, Loyalty, Outspokenness, Kindness, Forthrightness, Truth, Innocence, Integrity, Trustworthiness

Usage: It was just a ruse to get what I wanted!

Meaning: यह मैं चाहता था उसे पाने के लिए सिर्फ एक चाल थी!

(ii) Crinkle (N.): a wrinkle or crease on the surface of something.

Pronunciation:  क्रिंगकल

Hindi Translations: मरोड़, शिकन, सिलवट, मरोड़ सिलवट, सिलवट पड़ना

Synonyms:  Wrinkle, Pucker, Crease, Fold, Furrow, Rumple, Crumple, Crimp, Ruck, Ruffle

Antonyms: Clamp, Closet, Crowd, Crush, Cupboard, Hole, Horde, Imperativeness, Infatuation

Usage: The pages were brown and crinkled.

Meaning: पन्ने भूरे और सिलवटे पड़े हुए थे।

(iii) Potable (Adj.): safe to drink; drinkable.

Pronunciation:  पोटबल

Hindi Translations: पीने योग्य, पीने के योग्य, पीने का

Synonyms:  Drinkable, Affluent, Close, Cockeyed, Compressed, Crocked, Deciduous, Drunk, Galactic

Antonyms: Undrinkable, Impure, Non-Potable, Dirty, Nondrinking

Usage: Is the tap water at my home potable?

Meaning: क्या मेरे घर के नल का पानी पीने योग्य है?

(iv) Surreptitious (Adj.): marked by quiet and caution and secrecy.

Pronunciation:  सरप्टिशस

Hindi Translations: गुप्त, चुराया, जाली, लुका-छिपा, चोरी का, छल से किया हुआ

Synonyms:  Furtive, Clandestine, Stealthy, Secret, Sneaky, Covert, Underhand, Sly, Undercover, Hidden

Antonyms: Open, Honest, Obvious, Evident, Plain, Undisguised, Aboveboard, Clear, Apparent, Blunt

Usage: She carried out a surreptitious search of his belongings.

Meaning: उसने उसने सामान की लुका-छिपी खोज की।

(v) Interpolate( V.): insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby.

Pronunciation:  इटर्पलैट / इन्टर्पलेट

Hindi Translations: अंतर्वेशन, प्रक्षेपण, बैठाना, लगाना, जड़ना, प्रक्षेप डालना

Synonyms:  Introduce, Insert, Interject, Inject, Interpose, Add, Intercalate, Include, Implant

Antonyms: Remove, Delete, Erase, Subtract, Particularize, Unweave

Usage: The article has been interpolated.

Meaning: लेख का अंतर्वेशन किया गया 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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