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Vocab Express- 409

Vocab Express- 409

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-408 here

(i) Lenity (N.): mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant.

Pronunciation: लेनिटी

Hindi Translations: ढिलाई, दयालुता, मृदुता, रियायत, सदयता, उदारता, कोमलता

Synonyms:  Leniency, Mercy, Compassion, Clemency, Lenience, Charity, Grace, Mildness, Forbearance, Indulgence, Pardon, Pity

Antonyms: Harshness, Cruelty, Animosity, Malevolence, Meanness, Mercilessness, Hatred, intolerance, denial, disagreement

Usage: He acted with exceptional lenity.

Meaning: उसने असाधारण सौम्यता के साथ काम किया।

(ii) Rouse (V.): bring out of sleep; awaken.

Pronunciation: राउज़ / राउस / रॉस्स / राउज़

Hindi Translations: उत्पन्न करना, उत्तेजित करना, चौकन्ना करना, उकसाना, उठाना, उत्तेजित, जगाना, भड़काना

Synonyms:  Arouse, Excite, Stir, Stimulate, Animate, Provoke, Awaken, Waken, Move, Incite

Antonyms: Calm, Lull, Still, Pacify, Tranquilize, Appease, Cause To Sleep, Dampen, Quieten, Allay

Usage: It's time to rouse the children.

Meaning: यह बच्चों को उठाने का समय है।

(iii) Sedate (Adj.): calm, dignified, and unhurried. Characterized by dignity and propriety.

Pronunciation: सिडेट / सिडैट

Hindi Translations: गंभीर, धीमा, धीर, प्रशान्त, शांत, संयत, सौम्य, स्थिर

Synonyms:  Sober, Calm, Cool, Staid, Solemn, Grave, Composed, Serene, Collected, Steady, Tranquil

Antonyms: Goofy, Angry, Boisterous, Frivolous, Upset, Agitated, Excited, Violent, Wild, Exciting

Usage: We continued our walk at a sedate pace.

Meaning: हमने धीमी गति से चलना जारी रखा।

(iv) Passé (Adj.): no longer fashionable; out of date.

Pronunciation: पैसे / पैसै

Hindi Translations: अप्रचलित, पुराना, फीका, विवर्ण, पुराने ढंग का, कालविरुद्ध

Synonyms:  Obsolete, Demode, Old-Fashioned, Out-Of-Date, Antique, Antiquated, Dated, Outmoded, Outdated, Archaic, Old, Extinct

Antonyms: Classy, Modern

Usage: Printed newspapers are passé in the digital world.

Meaning: मुद्रित समाचार पत्र डिजिटल दुनिया में पुराने ढंग के हैं।

(v) Flay (V.): peel the skin off (a corpse or carcass).

Pronunciation: फ्ले / फ्लै

Hindi Translations: लूटना, तीक्ष्ण आलोचना करना, कोड़े मारना, चमड़ा उतारना, खाल उतारना, कटु आलोचना करना, चमड़ा उतारना

Synonyms:  Skin, Lash, Excoriate, Castigate, Peel, Attack, Scourge, Blister, Scorch, Strip, Censure

Antonyms: Aid, Amalgamate, Praise, Acclaim, Acquit, Assist, Attire, Congregate, Endow, Laud

Usage: She was well-known for flaying public officials in her daily column.

Meaning: वह अपने दैनिक कॉलम में सरकारी अधिकारियों पर तीक्ष्ण आलोचना करने के लिए प्रसिद्ध थी।

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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