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Vocab Express- 471

Vocab Express- 471

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- 470 here

(i) Nerd (N.): a foolish or contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious.

Pronunciation: नर्ड

Hindi Translations: पढ़ाकू, बुद्धिमान किंतु एकनिष्ठ व्यक्ति, बेवकूफ व्यक्ति, असामाजिक किंतु तेज दिमाग व्यक्ति

Synonyms:  Geek, Bookworm, Dork, Nerdy, Jerk, Techie, Dweeb, Wonk, Scholar, Introvert, Loser, Jackass

Antonyms: Lowbrow, Dummy, Nitwit, Dunce, Moron, Slacker, Blockhead, Underachiever, Stupid Man, Dumbbell, Goof-Off, Dope

Usage: He used to be a nerd in high school.

Meaning: वह हाई स्कूल में काफी असामाजिक था।

(ii) Philistine (N.): a person who is hostile or indifferent to culture and the arts, or who has no understanding of them.

Pronunciation: फिलस्टीन / फिलिस्टाइन

Hindi Translations: कमाऊ-खाऊ, संकुचित विचारवाला, अशिक्षित मनुष्य

Synonyms:  Barbarian, Lowbrow, Boor, Vulgarian, Yahoo, Bourgeois, Inhabitant, Boob, Churl, Lout, Ignoramus, Dweller

Antonyms: Cultured, Nerd, Intellectual, Sophisticated, Blue, Wizard, Brainiac, Aesthete, Above The Salt, Class Act, Upper Crust, Serious

Usage: He's a perfect philistine.

Meaning: वह एक आदर्श संकुचित विचारवाला है।

(iii) Aesthete (N.): a person who has or affects to have a special appreciation of art and beauty.

Pronunciation: एस्थीट

Hindi Translations: सौन्दर्य-संवेदी, सौन्दर्यवादी, सौन्दर्योपासक

Synonyms:  Connoisseur, Art Lover, Epicurean, Connoisseur, Dilettante, Esthete, Person, Gourmet, Connoisseur, Epicure, Art-Lover, Lover Of Beauty, Person, Aesthetician, Connoisseur, Amateur, Sybarite

Antonyms: Cad, Philistine, Know-Nothing, Man Of Little Culture, Buzzard Boor, Four-Letter Man, Barbarian, Philistine, Illiterate,

Usage: He is a paradoxical aesthete as well as a paradoxical moralist.

Meaning: वह एक विरोधाभासी सौन्दर्यवादी के साथ ही एक विरोधाभासी नैतिकतावादी है।

(iv) Puny (Adj.): small and weak.

Pronunciation: प्यूनी

Hindi Translations: कमजोर, क्षुद्र, नन्हा, निबल, पिल्ला, शक्तिहीन

Synonyms:  Feeble, Paltry, Weak, Small, Little, Trifling, Frail, Minor, Petty, Piddling, Trivial, Slight

Antonyms: Large, Strong, Strong, Big, Strong, Gargantuan, Huge, Strong, Giant, Strong, Titanic, Royal, Considerable, Fat, Hefty, Colossal

Usage: They laughed at my puny efforts.

Meaning: वे मेरे शक्तिहीन प्रयासों पर हँसे।

(v) Sizable (Adj.): fairly large.

Pronunciation: साइज़बल

Hindi Translations: बड़ा, महसूस, मोटा, काफ़ी, बहुत लम्बा चौड़ा, काफ़ी बड़ा, विशाल-काय

Synonyms:  Substantial, Large, Ample, Goodly, Big, Hefty Extensive, Great, Voluminous, Gargantuan, Large, Respectable, Tidy

Antonyms: Tiny, Shy, Little, Mini, Inconsiderable, Inadequate, Insufficient, Short, Insignificant, Meager, Minor

Usage: He won a sizeable amount of money.

Meaning: उन्होंने एक बड़ी राशि जीती।

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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