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Vocab Express- 510

Vocab Express- 510

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- 509 here

(i) August (Adj.): respected and impressive.

Pronunciation: आगस्ट / ऑगस्ट / ऑगस्ट

Hindi Translations: प्रतापी, भव्य, सम्मान्य, प्रतापी, बड़ा, महत्वपूर्ण, महान, गरिमापूर्ण, श्रद्धास्पद

Synonyms:  Grand, Noble, Royal, Dignified, Majestic, Venerable, Stately, Famous, Imposing, Regal, Impressive

Antonyms: Undignified, Dishonourable, Lowborn, Base, Abject, Despicable, Paltry, Contemptible, Crass, Dishonourable, Beggarly

Usage: She was in august company.

Meaning: वह बड़े संगठन में थी।

(ii) Indurate (V.): emotionally hardened.

Pronunciation: इन्ड्युअरेट / इन्डुरिट / इन्डुरेट

Hindi Translations: काठ हो जाना, कड़ा हो जाना, घनीभूत हो जाना, कठोर बनाना, कठोर हो जाना, निष्‍ठुर या निर्दयी बना देना, पक्का हो जाना

Synonyms:  Callous, Harden, Firm, Adj., Inure, Set, Cake, Concrete, Toughen, Temper, Congeal, Petrify

Antonyms: Soften, Sensitive, Love Struck, Up In The Air, Blow Hot And Cold, Benevolent, Benignant, Clement

Usage: Great heat indurates clay.

Meaning: अधिक गर्मी मिट्टी को कठोर करती है।

(iii) Rancorous (Adj.): characterized by bitterness or resentment.

Pronunciation: रैंगकरस

Hindi Translations: कीनावर, द्रोही, द्वेषी, लागी, विद्वेषपूर्ण, शत्रुतापूर्ण, शत्रु का, दुश्मन का, दुश्मनीपूर्न

Synonyms:  Bitter, Resentful, Spiteful, Hostile, Acrimonious, Malevolent, Malicious, Virulent, Venomous, Vindictive, Malignant

Antonyms: Benevolent, Sympathetic, Compassionate, Forgiving, Loving, Charitable, Caring, Affable, Gregarious, Meek

Usage: The talks became increasingly bitter and rancorous.

Meaning: बातचीत बढ़ते हुए कड़वी और विद्वेषपूर्ण बन गई।

(iv) Clack (V.): make or cause to make a sharp sound or series of such sounds as a result of a hard object striking another.

Pronunciation: क्लैक

Hindi Translations: कटकटाना, टिटकारना, खट-खट करना, कर्कश शब्द करना, खटखट करना

Synonyms:  Click, Chatter, Gabble, Snap, Rattle, Clatter, Palaver, Prate, Bang, Cluck, Blabber

Antonyms: Be Quiet

Usage: I heard the typewriter clacking in the office.

Meaning: मैंने कार्यालय में टाइपराइटर की खटखट सुनी।

(v) Elongate (V.): make (something) longer, especially unusually so in relation to its width.

Pronunciation: इलॉंगगेट / इलॉंगगैट

Hindi Translations: तानना, बढ़ाना, बड़ाना, बढना, बढाना, लंबा करना, बढ़ा देना, लंबा होना, लंबा बनाना

Synonyms:  Extend, Lengthen, Stretch, Prolong, Draw Out, Protract, Enlarge, Expand, Draw, Continue, Increase

Antonyms: Shorten, Curtail, Contract, Abbreviate, Constrict, Reduce, Truncate, Cut, Diminish, Shrink, Lessen

Usage: Lines will elongate when height is increased.

Meaning: ऊंचाई बढ़ने पर रेखाएं बढ़ेगी।

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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