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Vocab Express- 469

Vocab Express- 469

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) Consolation (N.): comfort received by a person after a loss or disappointment.

Pronunciation: कान्सलेशन / कान्सलैशन

Hindi Translations: आश्वासन, ढाढ़स, तसल्ली, दिलासा, धैर्य, सांत्वना, सान्त्वना, ढाढ़स

Synonyms:  Comfort, Solace, Relief, Sympathy, Encouragement, Condolence, Cheer, Compassion, Support, Alleviation, Satisfaction, Balm

Antonyms: Torment, Affliction, Agony, Torture, Distress, Trouble, Stress, Fear, Agitation, Annoyance, Discouragement, Disturbance

Usage: He drew little consolation from this fact.

Meaning: उसने इस तथ्य से थोड़ा सांत्वन प्राप्त किया।

(ii) Sorrow (N.): a feeling of deep distress caused by loss, disappointment, or other misfortune suffered by oneself or others.

Pronunciation: सारो

Hindi Translations: संताप, अफ़सोस, ग़म, दु:ख होना, बुख़ार, अफ़सोस, क्लेश, खेद, गम

Synonyms:  Heartbreak, Anguish, Regret, Grief, Misery, Woe, Distress, Sadness, Spiritual Apathy, Heartache, Grieve, Lament

Antonyms: Joy, Happiness, Pride, Delight, Happy Place, Jollity, Cruelty, Gaiety, Work, Joviality, Work, Luxury, Upset, Bliss, Ecstasy

Usage: His heart is filled with sorrow.

Meaning: उसका दिल दुख से भर गया है।

(iii) Plague (N.): a contagious bacterial disease characterized by fever and delirium, typically with the formation of buboes (see bubonic plague) and sometimes infection of the lungs (pneumonic plague).

Pronunciation: प्लेग / प्लैग

Hindi Translations: उत्पात, कंटक, झुंड, तकलीफ, दल, प्लेग, बला, महामारी

Synonyms:  Harass, Bother, Torment, Annoy, Vex, Pester, Harry, Badger, Irritate, Irk, Scourge, Hector

Antonyms: Aid, Advantage, Blessing, Joy, Support, Benefit, Enjoyment, Good Fortune, Assist, Please, Help, Bless, Dazzle

Usage: In ancient times, plagues killed many people.

Meaning: प्राचीन काल में, महामारी ने कई लोगों को मार डाला।

(iv) Endemic (Adj.): (of a disease or condition) regularly found among particular people or in a certain area.

Pronunciation: एन्डेमिक

Hindi Translations: मुकामी, स्थानिक, स्थानीय, देशज, तत्रस्थ, क्षेत्र विशेष का, प्रांतिक

Synonyms:  Indigenous, Native, Autochthonous, Epidemic, Aboriginal, Local, Native, Infectious, Contagious, Autochthone, Autochthonic, Original, Speciality, Endemical

Antonyms: Foreign, Epidemic, Endemic, Cosmopolitan, Pandemic, Exotic, Widely Distributed, Pestiferous, Pestilential, Epizootic, Pestilent

Usage: Malaria is endemic in many hot countries.

Meaning: मलेरिया कई गर्म देशों में स्थानिक है।

(v) Goodly (Adj.): considerable in size or quantity.

Pronunciation: गुड्ली

Hindi Translations: आकर्षक, प्रसन्न, बड़ा, बढ़िया, बढ़ा, विशाल, सुडौल, सुहावना

Synonyms:  Good, Considerable, Sizeable, Substantial, Tidy, Large, Respectable, Handsome, Lovely, Slightly, Personable, Great

Antonyms: Tiny, Foul, Bantam, Diminutive, Homely, Inconsiderable, Little, Negligible, Slim, Teeny, Ugly, Unappealing

Usage: The audience was of a goodly size.

Meaning: दर्शक अच्छी मात्रा में थे।

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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