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Vocab Express- 506

Vocab Express- 506

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- 505 here

(i) Banns (N.): a notice read out on three successive Sundays in a parish church, announcing an intended marriage and giving the opportunity for objections.

Pronunciation: बैन्ज़

Hindi Translations: विवाह सूचना, विवाह की सूचना

Synonyms:  Espousal, Nuptials, Wedding, Troth, Marriage, Bridal, Elopement, Betrothment, Espousals, Marriages, Union, Conjugation, Wedlock

Antonyms: Divorce

Usage: Usually the banns are put up in church for three weeks.

Meaning: आम तौर पर तीन सप्ताह तक चर्च में विवाह की सूचना लगाई जाती हैं।

(ii) Perturb (V.): make (someone) anxious or unsettled.

Pronunciation: पर्टर्ब

Hindi Translations: घबराना, बेचैन करना, घबरा देना, व्याकुल करना, बाधा डालना, उपद्रव करना, क्रम बिगाड़ना, उद्विग्न कर देना

Synonyms:  Disturb, Upset, Agitate, Trouble, Unsettle, Disconcert, Disquiet, Discompose, Worry, Bother, Fluster, Ruffle

Antonyms: Soothe, Calm, Pacify, Please, Assuage, Compose, Quiet, Mollify, Settle, Placate, Appease, Comfort

Usage: Stellar passings can perturb the orbits of comets.

Meaning: तारकीय मार्ग धूमकेतु की कक्षाओं में बाधा निर्माण कर सकते हैं।

(iii) Abolish (V.): formally put an end to (a system, practice, or institution).

Pronunciation: अबालिश

Hindi Translations: तोड़ना, मिटाना, हटाना, समाप्त करना, अन्त करना, उठा देना, उत्सादित करना, उन्मूलन करना

Synonyms:  Destroy, Eliminate, Cancel, Annihilate, Annul, Nullify, End, Quash, Eradicate, Rescind, Obliterate, Abrogate

Antonyms: Support, Continue, Establish, Promote, Institute, Uphold, Bear, Confirm, Legalize, Revive, Enact, Ratify

Usage: Many teachers wish to abolish the cane.

Meaning: कई शिक्षक बेंत का उपयोग बंद करना चाहते हैं।

(iv) Entrap (V.): catch (someone or something) in or as in a trap.

Pronunciation: इन्ट्रैप / एन्ट्रैप

Hindi Translations: फँसाना, फंसना, फंसाना, बहकाना, जाल में पकड़ना, जाल में फँसाना, फँसा हुआ होना, फंदे में फंसना

Synonyms:  Ensnare, Trap, Catch, Snare, Entangle, Enmesh, Inveigle, Lure, Seduce, Frame, Trammel, Decoy

Antonyms: Liberate, Release, Clear, Disentangle, Exclude, Free, Emancipate, Extricate, Deliver, Disengage, Enfranchise

Usage: The hunters used nets to entrap the lion.

Meaning: शिकारियों ने शेर को फँसाने के लिए जाल का इस्तेमाल किया।

(v) Tattle (V.): report another's wrongdoing.

Pronunciation: टैटल

Hindi Translations: बकना, गपशप करना, चुगली करना, गप मारना

Synonyms:  Babble, Prate, Prattle, Blab, Talk, Squeal, Chatter, Gossip, Spill The Beans, Jabber, Peach, Snitch

Antonyms: Conceal, Hide, Keep Quiet, Dissemble, Bury, Dissimulate, Ensconce, Envelop, Enshroud, Clothe, Eject

Usage: She had only the power to tattle on us.

Meaning: उसके पास केवल हम पर चिल्लाने का अधिकार था।

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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