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Vocab Express- 486

Vocab Express- 486

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- 485 here

(i) Wedge (V.): fix in position using a wedge.

Pronunciation: वेज

Hindi Translations: चीरना, खूंटा गाड़ना, पच्चर ठोकना, घुसा देना, खूँटा गाड़ना, अटका देना

Synonyms:  Jam, Lodge, Cram, Squeeze, Stick, Chock, Stuff, Deposit, Pack, Force, Ram, Block

Antonyms: Dislodge, Budge, Dislocate, Extricate, Displace, Banish, Boot Out, Absolve

Usage: He hammered the wedge into the crack in the stone.

Meaning: उसने पत्थर की दरार में खूंटा गाड़ा।

(ii) Emulate (V.): match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation.

Pronunciation: एम्यलैट / एम्युलेट / एम्यलिट / एम्यलेट

Hindi Translations: अनुकरण करना, अनुसरण करना, उत्साह से, बराबरी करना, डाह करना, रोष करना, प्रतियोगिता करना, की तरह काम करना, स्पर्धा करना

Synonyms:  Imitate, Mimic, Copy, Ape, Rival, Echo, Follow, Mirror, Take A Leaf Out Of Book, Mime

Simulate, Compete

Antonyms: Neglect, Spurn, Ignore, Reject, Condemn, Dispossess, Divest, Convey, Jostle, Discount, Disregard, Overlook

Usage: Lot of Companies are trying to emulate Online Tyari.

Meaning: बहुत सी कंपनियां ऑनलिन तयारी का अनुकरण करने की कोशिश कर रही हैं।

(iii) Prefigure (V.): be an early indication or version of (something).

Pronunciation: प्रीफिगर

Hindi Translations: झलक दिखाना, पूर्वचित्रण करना, पहले से चित्रण करना, आदिरूप होना

Synonyms:  Imitate, Hold, Advertise, Compute, Regard, Deem, Guess, Consider, Foresee

Antonyms: Promising, Unforeseen, Approachable, Fair

Usage: Few writers care to prefigure the future.

Meaning: कुछ लेखक भविष्य का झलक दिखाने की परवाह करते है।

(iv) Dotty (Adj.): (of a person, action, or idea) somewhat mad or eccentric.

Pronunciation: डाटी

Hindi Translations: झक्की, मोहित, सठियाया हुआ, पागल हो गया, दीवाना हो गया

Synonyms:  Laughable, Quirky, Bugs, Kinky, Rattle-Brained, Feeble-Minded, Thick, Doting, Doddering, Chapped, Doddery, Mild, Sappy

Antonyms: Sane, Happy, As Sharp As A Needle, Sharp As A Needle, Brainy, Mentally Sharp, Sharp Cookie, Severe, Exceptional, Keen, Right, Bright

Usage: Geeta's dotty about horses.

Meaning: गीता के घोड़ों के बारे में दीवानी है।

(v) Ridge (N.): a long narrow hilltop, mountain range, or watershed.

Pronunciation: रिज

Hindi Translations: कटक, चोटी, टीला, पीठ, मेड़, पर्वतश्रेणी, ढालू टीला या पहाड़ी, उभाड़

Synonyms:  Isehill, Chute, Kop, Mons, Ben, Berg, Bally, Outcropping, Top Edge, Commissure Scar, Cicatrix, Bead, Crow's-Foot

Antonyms: Leg, Socket, Platform, Radix, Tray, Origin, Liner, Pier, Header, Runner, Housing, Yard, Attachment, Slider, Descent

Usage: The fawn ran to the top of the ridge.

Meaning: हिरनी का बच्चा टीले के शीर्ष की और भागा।

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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