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Vocab Express- 499

Vocab Express- 499

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- 498 here

(i) Hypocrisy (N.): the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform; pretense.

Pronunciation: हिपाक्रसी

Hindi Translations: ढोंग, दम्भ, पाखंड, पाखण्ड, बनावट, रिया, कपट, छल

Synonyms:  Insincerity, Deception, Double-Dealing, Deceit, Duplicity, Dissimulation, Sanctimony,

Lip Service, Cant, Dishonesty, Falsity

Antonyms: Honesty, Sincerity, Forthrightness, Righteousness, Truth, Probity, Frankness, Truthfulness, Uprightness, Trustworthiness, Openness

Usage: He railed against hypocrisy and greed.

Meaning: उन्होंने पाखंड और लालच के खिलाफ आवाज उठाई।

(ii) Expediency (N.): the quality of being convenient and practical despite possibly being improper or immoral; convenience.

Pronunciation: इक्स्पीडीअन्सी

Hindi Translations: सुविधा, फ़ायदा, मुनाफ़ा, उपयोगिता, औचित्य, योग्यता, लाभ

Synonyms:  Convenience, Expedience, Usefulness, Propriety, Fitness, Suitability, Expedient, Advantage, Makeshift, Appropriateness, Shift, Stopgap

Antonyms: Inexpediency, Inexpedience, Altruism, Impracticality, Unsuitability, Uselessness, Disadvantage, Inappropriateness, Inconvenience, Unfitness, Trouble

Usage: The potential for expediency in planning is vast.

Meaning: नियोजन में मुनाफ़े की संभावना विशाल है।

(iii) Hauteur (N.): overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors.

Pronunciation: होटर

Hindi Translations: अभिमान, अहंकार, घमंड, दर्प, ग़रूर

Synonyms:  Pride, Arrogance, Haughtiness, Disdain, Loftiness, Lordliness, Conceit, Vanity, Superciliousness, Contempt, Egotism

Antonyms: Modesty, Humility, Demureness, Humbleness, Reserve, Bashfulness, Diffidence, Meekness, Shyness, Timidity, Chastity

Usage: Her hauteur had disappeared.

Meaning: उसका घमंड गायब हो गया था।

(iv) Scrutinize (V.): examine or inspect closely and thoroughly.

Pronunciation: स्क्रूटनाइज़ / स्क्रूटिनाइज़

Hindi Translations: जाँचना, जांचना, ताकना, देखना, परीक्षा करना, तलाश करना, अनुसन्धान करना, बारीकी से देखना

Synonyms:  Examine, Study, Inspect, Investigate, Explore, Probe, Scan, Consider, Survey, Check, Contemplate

Antonyms: Ignore, Glance, Glance At, Overlook, Neglect, Miss, Forget, Glance Over, Disregard, Omit, Reject, Disdain

Usage: We must scrutinize and evaluate.

Meaning: हमें जांच और मूल्यांकन करना होगा।

(v) Cumber (V.): hamper or hinder (someone or something).

Pronunciation: कम्बर

Hindi Translations: बोझ, रोकना, रुकावट, बाधा डालना, भार

Synonyms:  Encumber, Burden, Load, Tax, Constrain, Impede, Weigh Down, Hamper, Restrain, Charge, Lade

Antonyms: Support, Advance, Support, Aid, Allow, Assist, Boost, Facilitate, Forward, Further

Usage: His heavy boots cumbered him in walking.

Meaning: उसके भारी जूते उसे चलने में बाधा ला रहे 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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