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Vocab Express- 516

Vocab Express- 516

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- 515 here

(i) Signally (Adv.): remarkably, unmistakably

Pronunciation: सिग्नली

Hindi Translations: असाधारण रूप से, अपूर्वता से, विलक्षणता से

Synonyms:  Remarkably, Notably, Eminently, Supremely, Conspicuously, Unusually, Singularly, Particularly, Prominently, Especially, Extraordinarily, Uncommonly, Peculiarly

Antonyms: Nondescriptly, Anonymously, Imperceptibly, Routinely, Inconspicuously, Ordinarily, Indifferently, Informally, Modestly, Normally, Plainly, Simplely

Usage: The Municipal Corporation is signally failing to keep the streets clean.

Meaning: नगर निगम सड़कों को साफ रखने में असफल रहा है।

(ii) Daft (Adj.): silly; foolish.

Pronunciation: डैफ्ट

Hindi Translations: अनुत्तरदायी, चंचल, दीवाना, पागल, बावला, मंदबुद्धि, मूर्ख, छिछोरा, बेधड़क, बेवक़ूफ़, चलचित्त, कम-अक़्ल, बेअक़ल

Synonyms:  Crazy, Mad, Insane, Batty, Nutty, Demented, Loony, Nuts, Silly, Barmy, Wacky, Lunatic

Antonyms: Clever, Intelligent, Brainy, Smart, Lucid, Wise, Bright, Understanding, Advisable, Reasonable, Judicious, Logical

Usage: It was a pretty daft idea anyway.

Meaning: वैसे भी यह एक बहुत मूर्ख विचार था।

(iii) Indistinct (Adj.): not clear or sharply defined.

Pronunciation: इन्डिस्टिंगक्ट

Hindi Translations: अव्यक्त, अस्पष्ट

Synonyms:  Vague, Indefinite, Unclear, Hazy, Dim, Obscure, Fuzzy, Blurred, Faint, Dark, Foggy, Blurry

Antonyms: Distinct, Definite, Discernible, Evident, Explicit, Plain, Clear, Apparent, Certain, Unmistakable, Defined

Usage: My memory of what happened next is indistinct.

Meaning: जो हुआ उसके बारे में मेरी यादें अस्पष्ट है।

(iv) Rigid (Adj.): unable to bend or be forced out of shape; not flexible.

Pronunciation: रिजड / रिजिड / रिजिड

Hindi Translations: सख्त, कड़ा, अनम्य, कठिन, कठोर, कर्कश, कड़ा, दृढ़

Synonyms:  Stiff, Firm, Inflexible, Unyielding, Stubborn, Uncompromising, Hard, Obdurate, bending, Persistent, Intransigent, Determined

Antonyms: Flexible, Elastic, Soft, Floppy, Limber, Flexible, Limp, Resilient, Nonrigid, Informal, Lax, Malleable, Pliable

Usage: The curriculum was too narrow and too rigid.

Meaning: पाठ्यक्रम बहुत संकीर्ण और बहुत कठिन था।

(v) Epitomize (V.): be a perfect example of.

Pronunciation: इपिटमाइज़

Hindi Translations: संक्षेप करना, सार निकालना, प्रतीक होना, साकार रूप होना, ख़ुलासा लिखना

Synonyms:  Summarize, Abridge, Abstract, Condense, Abbreviate, Typify, Digest, Contract, Shorten, Exemplify, Synopsize, Embody

Antonyms: Enlarge, Dilate, Expand, Disincarnate, Extend, Lengthen, Amplify, Elaborate, Distend, Develop, Prolong, Protract

Usage: As a result, this passage will epitomize and introduce some main viewpoints.

Meaning: नतीजतन, यह अवतरण कुछ मुख्य दृष्टिकोणों का उल्लेख और ख़ुलासा करेगा।

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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