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Vocab Express- 426

Vocab Express- 426

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) Pact (N.): a formal agreement between individuals or parties.

Pronunciation: पैक्ट

Hindi Translations: अनुबंध, गठबंधन, ठेका, नियम, बंधेज, वचन-पत्र, शर्त, संधि, संविद, संविदा, समझौता, इक़रारनामा, होड़

Synonyms:  Contract, Agreement, Treaty, Compact, Accord, Covenant, Deal, Understanding, Bond, Bargain, Concord

Antonyms: Disagreement, Misunderstanding, Discord

Usage: The two opposition parties made an electoral pact.

Meaning: दोनों विपक्षी पार्टियों ने एक चुनावी संधि बनाई।

(ii) Cupidity (N.): greed for money or possessions.

Pronunciation: क्यूपिडिटी

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

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

Antonyms: Generosity, Distaste, Dislike, Charity, Disaffection, Dissatisfaction, Aversion, Malice, Disgust, Abomination, Antipathy

Usage: Her cupidity is well known.

Meaning: उसकी अर्थलिप्सा अच्छी तरह से ज्ञात है।

(iii) Preternatural (Adj.): beyond what is normal or natural.

Pronunciation: प्रीटर्नैचरल

Hindi Translations: अलौकिक, बहाना, ब्याज, लंपट, ग़ैरमामूली, अति प्राकृत, लोकातीत, प्रकृति से परे, अलौकिक या लोकोत्तर

Synonyms:  Supernatural, Extraordinary, Unearthly, Uncanny, Transcendental, Mysterious, Metaphysical, Miraculous, Unnatural, Abnormal, Anomalous

Antonyms: Normal, Natural, Common, Regular, Usual, Cookie-Cutter

Usage: Wherever He went, he appeared to have a preternatural confidence.

Meaning: जहां भी वह चले गए, उन्होंने एक अलौकिक आत्मविश्वास को प्रकट किया।

(iv) Dilate (V.): make or become wider, larger, or more open.

Pronunciation: डाइलेट / डाइलैट

Hindi Translations: अभिस्तारण, तानना, फैलना, फैलाना, बढ़ना, फैल जाना, विस्तार करना, तान देना, चौड़ा करना, खींचकर लंबा करना

Synonyms:  Expand, Enlarge, Distend, Swell, Extend, Increase, Inflate, Widen, Stretch, Amplify, Augment

Antonyms: Contract, Reduce, Compress, Lessen, Constrict, Abridge, Condense, Shorten, Curtail, Abbreviate, Circumscribe

Usage: This drug will dilate the arteries.

Meaning: यह दवा धमनियों को फैलाएगी।

(v) Stout (Adj.): (of a person) somewhat fat or of heavy build.

Pronunciation: स्टाउट

Hindi Translations: तगड़ा, दिलेर, बलवान, बहादुर, बड़ा, मजबूत, मोटा, साहसी, स्थूलकाय, कड़ा, मज़बूत, संकल्पशील, मुस्टंडा

Synonyms:  Strong, Persistent, Firm, Stable, Sound, Hard, Robust, Sturdy, Substantial, Stiff, Un-Fluctuating, Stalwart

Antonyms: Thin, Shy, Skinny, Coward, Cowardly, Weak, Timid, Slender, Fragile, Afraid, Lean, Feeble

Usage: He put up a stout defence in court.

Meaning: उन्होंने अदालत में एक तगड़ा बचाव प्रस्तुत किया।

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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