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Vocab Express- 514

Vocab Express- 514

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.

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(i) Irksome (Adj.): so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.

Pronunciation: अर्क्सम

Hindi Translations: क्लेश जनक, दुःखित करने वाला, उबाऊ, कष्टप्रद, दुःखदायी, भारी

Synonyms:  Annoying, Irritating, Troublesome, Vexatious, Boring, Tiresome, Bothersome, Tedious, Wearisome, Vexing, Dull, Burdensome

Antonyms: Delicious, Delightful, Interesting, Pleasing, Attractive, Congenial, Agreeable, Sweet, Welcome, Pleasant, Enjoyable

Usage: I found the restrictions irksome.

Meaning: मैंने प्रतिबंधों को कष्टप्रद पाया।

(ii) Considerate (Adj.): showing concern for the rights and feelings of others.

Pronunciation: कन्सिडरट / कन्सिडरिट

Hindi Translations: दूरदर्शी, परिणामदर्शी, विचारवान, विचारशील, दूसरे का ध्यान या लिहाज रखनेवाला, दूसरे का ध्यान रखनेवाला, ध्यान रखनेवाला, दूसरों का ध्यान रखने वाला

Synonyms:  Kind, Benevolent, Sympathetic, Kindly, Thoughtful, Charitable, Compassionate, Kind Hearted, Friendly, Warm Hearted, Good-Natured, Helpful

Antonyms: Thoughtless, Mean, Inconsiderate, Selfish, Cruel, Harsh, Uncaring, Disrespectful, Inattentive, Heedless, Greedy, Careless

Usage: He is always considerate to old people.

Meaning: वह हमेशा बुढे लोगों का ध्यान रखता है।

(iii) Natter (V.): talk socially without exchanging too much information.

Pronunciation: नैटर

Hindi Translations: गुनगुनाना, बकना, बड़बड़ाना, गपशप करना, शिकायत करना, गप-शप करना

Synonyms:  Chatter, Prattle, Gossip, Jabber, Babble, Witter, Prate, Jaw, Gabble, Blather, Chat, Gibber

Antonyms: Browbeat

Usage: We had a long natter over coffee.

Meaning: कॉफी पर हमने लंबे समय तक गपशप की।

(iv) Whip (V.): beat (a person or animal) with a whip or similar instrument, especially as a punishment or to urge them on.

Pronunciation: विप / ह्विप

Hindi Translations: तेजी से भागना, उठ पड़ना, चाबुक मारना, कटु आलोचना करना, उड़ा देना, कोड़ा मारना, बुरी तरह से, छाड़ देना, दिशा की ओर चलना, झटके से निकालना

Synonyms:  Beat, Lash, Thrash, Scourge, Flog, Drub, Switch, Trounce, Whisk, Strike, Conquer, Cane

Antonyms: Surrender, Lose, Retreat, Fail, Forfeit, Escape, Get, Abide, Dawdle, Endure, Compliment

Usage: The circus manager snapped his whip.

Meaning: सर्कस मैनेजर ने जोर से चाबुक मारा।

(v) Plausible (Adj.): (of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.

Pronunciation: प्लॉज़बल

Hindi Translations: क्रीड़ा, खेल, खेल-कूद, प्रशंसनीय, मुमकिन, संभाव्य, सच्चा, सत्याभास, सुखद, स्वीकार्य, सत्य सदृश, विश्वसनीय लगने वाला

Synonyms:  Believable, Reasonable, Credible, Probable, Possible, Likely, Conceivable, Rational, Smooth, Tenable, Glib, Sound

Antonyms: Unlikely, Unbelievable, Unreasonable, Inconceivable, Flimsy, Doubtful, Implausible, Far-, Etched, Hard, Improbable, Unreasonable, Illogical, Impossible

Usage: His story was perfectly plausible.

Meaning: उनकी कहानी पूरी तरह से सराहनीय थी।

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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