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Vocab Express- 408

Vocab Express- 408

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-407 here

(i) Stampede (N.): a sudden panicked rush of a number of horses, cattle, or other animals.

Pronunciation: स्टैम्पीड

Hindi Translations: अफरा-तफरी, खलबली, भगदड़, आकस्मिक भगेड़, डर कर सैनिकों का भागना, जानवरों की भगदड़, हलचल का पलायन, पशुओं की आकस्मिक भगदड़, शीघ्र-गति

Synonyms:  Rush, Panic, Dash, Charge, Run, Flight, Dread, Chase, Rout, Horror, Tear

Antonyms: Calm, Linger, Retreat, Mope, Dillydally, Loiter, Crawl In, Dally

Usage: There was a stampede for the exit.

Meaning: बाहर निकलने के लिए भगदड़ मची थी।

(ii) Placidity (N.): a disposition free from stress or emotion.

Pronunciation: प्लसिडिटी

Hindi Translations: शांति, सौम्यता, शांतचित्तता

Synonyms:  Serenity, Tranquillity, Calmness, Quiet, Peace, Calm, Repose, Peacefulness, Tranquility, Composure

Antonyms: Bloodlust, Fear, Rage, Violence, Agitation, Harshness, Ruckus, Stress, Struggle

Usage: Straight people more often prefer a lento placidity.

Meaning: सीधे लोगों को अधिकतर सौम्यता पसंद करते हैं।

(iii) Circumvent (V.): find a way around (an obstacle).

Pronunciation: सर्कम्वेन्ट

Hindi Translations: ठगना, बिगाड़ना, धोखा देना, झूठ बोलना, गतिरोध पैदा करना, ढकोसला करना, नाकाम बनाना

Synonyms:  Evade, Avoid, Elude, Dodge, Sidestep, Bypass, Thwart, Skirt, Shun, Escape

Antonyms: Confront, Aid, Allow, Help, Permit, Endure, Assist, Accept, Accommodate, Provide

Usage: We went north in order to circumvent the mountains.

Meaning: पहाड़ों को दरकिनार करने के लिए हम उत्तर गए।

(iv) Oration (N.): a formal speech, especially one given on a ceremonial occasion.

Pronunciation: ऑरैशन / ओरेशन

Hindi Translations: भाषण, वचन, व्याख्यान, वक्तृत्व

Synonyms:  Lecture, Speech, Discourse, Address, Recitation, Sermon, Harangue, Declamation, Talk

Antonyms: Writing, Print, Literature, Command, Skirt

Usage: His oration was disjointed.

Meaning: उनका भाषण विसंगत था।

(v) Declension (N.): a class of nouns or pronouns or adjectives in Indo-European languages having the same (or very similar) inflectional forms.

Pronunciation: डिक्लेन्शन

Hindi Translations: अधोगति, अवनति, उतार, क्षय, नाश, पतन, ह्रास, विभक्ति का रूप, विभक्ति-रूप

Synonyms:  Decline, Declination, Descent, Fall, Deterioration, Decadence, Declivity, Downfall, Degeneration

Antonyms: Rehabilitation, Ascent, Development, Ascension, Day, Decency, Incline, Acclivity

Usage: An ardent outset may be followed by declension.

Meaning: एक उत्साही शुरुआत के बाद अवनति हो सकती 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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