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Vocab Express- 487

Vocab Express- 487

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- 486 here

(i) Blubber (N.): the fat of sea mammals especially whales and seals.

Pronunciation: ब्लबर

Hindi Translations: चरबी, तिमिवसा, ह्वेल मछली की चरबी

Synonyms:  Scream, Oil, Tallow, Avoirdupois, Fatness, Moan, Howl, Lard, Whine, Fat, Cry, Sob

Antonyms: Laugh, Chatter, Leanness, Giggle, Gag, Chuckle, Joke, Jest, Jape, Laughter, Snicker, Cackle

Usage: The whale is rich in blubber.

Meaning: व्हेल में चरबी की प्रचुरता है।

(ii) Wheeze (N.): an old joke, story, aphorism, act, or routine.

Pronunciation: वीज़ / ह्वीज़

Hindi Translations: चाल, साँस की घरघराहट

Synonyms:  Jest, Joke, Jape, Laugh, Ploy, Device, Quip, Double Entendre, Plan, Crack, Gimmick, Cackle, Chatter

Antonyms: Whimper, Sob, Snivel, Blubber, Cry, Howl, Weep, Wail

Usage: He came up with a clever wheeze.

Meaning: वह एक होशियार चाल के साथ बढ़ा।

(iii) Gimmick (N.): a trick or device intended to attract attention, publicity, or business.

Pronunciation: गिमिक

Hindi Translations: चाल, तिकड़म, हथकंडा

Synonyms:  Spin, Twirl, Knack, Braid, Eddy, Wheeze, Pimple, Plait Tress, Whirl, Wind, Wrench, Twine, Bend

Antonyms: Reality, Unbraid, Frankness, Honesty, Barrier, Truth

Usage: It was a great sales gimmick.

Meaning: यह बड़ी बिक्री का हथकंडा था।

(iv) Poise (N.): graceful and elegant bearing in a person.

Pronunciation: पॉइज़

Hindi Translations: असमंजस, आत्मविश्वास, ठवन, शांतचित्त, संतुलन, लालित्य संतुलन, पसँघा

Synonyms:  Cold-Bloodedness, Coolth, Self-Sufficiency, Cosmopolitanism, Suavity Or, Awareness, Taste, Sophisticate, Equanimity, Composure, Aplomb

Antonyms: Jitters, Nervousness, Insecurity, Embarrassment, Unsteadiness, Horror, Abyss, Discomposure, Clumsiness, Panic, Timidity, Deliberation, Roughness, Difficulty, Unrest

Usage: His performance was full of maturity and poise.

Meaning: उनका प्रदर्शन परिपक्वता और आत्मविश्वास से भरा था।

(v) Cuddle (N.): a prolonged and affectionate hug.

Pronunciation: कडल

Hindi Translations: आलिंगन, छाती से लगाना, गले से सटा लेना

Synonyms:  Blandishment, Close Quarters, Hugger, Hug, Embrace, Nuzzle, Caress, Clasp, Snog, Bunny Hug, Handshake, Nail Down, Pin Down

Antonyms: Anxiety, Fear, Blanch, Contract, Fawn, Funk, Jerk, Alarum, Apprehension, Cowardice, Depression, Dismay, Dread, Intimidation, Jitters

Usage: The cubs cuddle up together for warmth.

Meaning: गर्मी के लिए शावक एक साथ सटकर बैठ गए।

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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