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Vocab Express- 504

Vocab Express- 504

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- 503 here

(i) Nod (N.): an act of nodding the head.

Pronunciation: नाड

Hindi Translations: सिर का इशारा, आज्ञा, ऊंघ, झपकी, सम्मति हुक्म, सिर का हिलाना, सहमति प्रकट करना

Synonyms:  Signal, Bow, Sign, Nap, Doze, Wave, Consent, Assent, Sleep, Yes, Motion, Curtsy, Gesture, Permission, Greeting

Antonyms: Disagreement, Dissent, Ban, Dissension, Antagonism, Opposition, Dislike, Difference, Discord, Discrepancy, Division, Conflict, Disparity, Dispute, Dissidence, Divergence, Argument

Usage: A single nod implies an affirmation.

Meaning: सिर का हिलाना भी एक समर्थन का तात्पर्य है।

(ii) Hatred (N.): intense dislike or ill will.

Pronunciation: हेट्रिड / हैट्रड

Hindi Translations: नफ़रत, बैरभाव, अप्रीति, अरुचि, घृणा, द्वेष, नफरत, बैर, विरोध, द्वे

Synonyms:  Hate, Animosity, Antipathy, Hostility, Antagonism, Malice, Dislike, Loathing, Abhorrence, Aversion, Detestation, Enmity, Repugnance, Disgust, Malevolence

Antonyms: Desire, Kindness, Benevolence, Sympathy, Liking, Feeling, Strong Liking, Fondness, Dislike, Charity, Dislike, Admiration, Compassion, Friendship, Loving, Adoration, Disregard, Affection

Usage: He looked at me with hatred.

Meaning: उसने मुझे घृणा से देखा।

(iii) Chore (N.): a routine task, especially a household one.

Pronunciation: चॉर / चोर

Hindi Translations: काम, काम-काज, उबाऊ काम, दैनिक काम, रोज़ाना-काम, घर का काम

Synonyms:  Task, Job, Work, Duty, Assignment, Responsibility, Stint, Charge, Mission, Errand, Labor, Place, Grind, Drudgery, Commission

Antonyms: Delight, Party, Work, Enjoyment, Diversion, Avocation, Joy, Merrymaking, Light-Heartedness, Pleasure, Entertainment, Fascination, Divertissement, Festivity, Activity, Jollity

Usage: Shopping's a real chore for me.

Meaning: खरीदारी मेरे लिए असली उबाऊ काम है।

(iv) Frenzy (N.): a state or period of uncontrolled excitement or wild behavior.

Pronunciation: फ्रेन्ज़ी

Hindi Translations: आवेश, उन्माद, उम्मीद, पागलपन, बावलापन, सनक

Synonyms:  Rage, Fury, Turmoil, Insanity, Delirium, Hysteria, Mania, Madness, Craze, Violence, Disorder, Commotion, Furor, Tumult, Enthusiasm

Antonyms: Peace, Calmness, Peacefulness, Calm, Tranquillity, Stillness, Harmony, Order, Saneness, Phlegm, Repose, Quietness, Quiescence, Coolness, Pax

Usage: The idea of it drives insurance men into a frenzy.

Meaning: इसका विचार बिमा प्रतिनिधि को आवेश में लाता है।

(v) Paroxysm (N.): a sudden attack or violent expression of a particular emotion or activity.

Pronunciation: पैरक्सिज़म

Hindi Translations: आक्रमण, आवेग, ऐंठन, झोंक, दौरा, हमला, मरोड़

Synonyms:  Fit, Spasm, Outburst, Convulsion, Rage, Seizure, Outbreak, Attack, Passion, Frenzy, Explosion, Throe, Eruption, Spell, Excitement

Antonyms: Calm, Pause, Peacefulness, Cyclone, Calmness, Egress, Exodus, Lull, Respite

Usage: He exploded in a paroxysm of rage.

Meaning: क्रोध के आवेग में वह गुस्सा उतारने लगे।

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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