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Vocab Express- 530

Vocab Express- 530

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- 529 here

(i) Stiff (Adj.): not easily bent or changed in shape; rigid.

Pronunciation: स्टिफ

Hindi Translations: अनम्य, कठिन, कठोर, कड़ा, गाढ़ा, जोरदार, मजबूत, रुखा, रूखा, सख्त, स्तंभित, हठी, कड़ा

Synonyms:  Firm, Rigid, Persistent, Hard, Strong, Unyielding, Stable, Sound, Tight, Steadfast, Inflexible, Steady

Antonyms: Flexible, Royal, Soft, Easy, Floppy, Limp, Informal, Pliable, Supple, Frugal, Limp, Malleable, Graceful

Usage: There is a sheet of stiff cardboard in the drawer.

Meaning: दराज में कठोर कार्डबोर्ड की एक शीट है।

(ii) Potent (Adj.): having great power, influence, or effect.

Pronunciation: पोटन्ट

Hindi Translations: अधिपति, गुणकारी, ताकतवर, प्रबल, प्रभावकारी, फलप्रद, बलवान, राजा, शक्तिशाली, सप्रभाव, जननक्षम, तेज़, प्रभावयुक्त

Synonyms:  Powerful, Strong, Influential, Forceful, Effective, Mighty, Vigorous, Persuasive, Puissant, Violent, Efficacious, Effectual

Antonyms: Weak, Helpless, Feeble, Impotent, Ineffective, Incapable, Fruitless, Product, Powerless, Unable, Useless, Vain, Mild

Usage: The medicine had a potent effect on your disease.

Meaning: आपकी बीमारी पर दवा का गुणकारी प्रभाव पड़ा।

(iii) Flounder (V.): struggle or stagger helplessly or clumsily in water or mud.

Pronunciation: फ्लाउन्डर

Hindi Translations: अटकना, छटपटाना, तड़पना, फड़फड़ाना, लड़खड़ाना, कीचड़ में तड़फड़ाना, व्यवसाय का बुरा प्रबंध करना, अशुद्धि करना

Synonyms:  Stumble, Blunder, Stagger, Falter, Flop, Fumble, Lurch, Toss, Fail, Wallow, Tumble, Shuffle

Antonyms: Succeed, Win, Flourish, Do Well, Grow, Prosper, Smash, Thrive, Wield, Boast, Brag, Shake

Usage: The new swimmer had to flounder in the deep.

Meaning: नए तैराक को गहरे पानी में झुकाव छटपटाना पड़ा।

(iv) Bungling (V.): carry out (a task) clumsily or incompetently, leading to failure or an unsatisfactory outcome.

Pronunciation: बंगगलिंग / बंगग्लिंग

Hindi Translations: गोलमाल, घपला, विफल

Synonyms:  Blundering, Bumbling, Fumbling, Botching, Erring, Muffing, Boggling, Fluffing, Erring, Goofing, Erring, Stumbling, Floundering, Muddling, Messing

Antonyms: Succeeding

Usage: If he keeps bungling, he'll lose the job.

Meaning: अगर वह घपला करता है, तो वह नौकरी खो देगा।

(v) Controvert (V.): deny the truth of (something).

Pronunciation: कान्ट्रवर्ट

Hindi Translations: अस्वीकार करना, विवाद करना, शर्त लगाना, खंडन करना, खण्डन करना, बाज़ी लगाना

Synonyms:  Deny, Contradict, Refute, Dispute, Rebut, Gainsay, Disprove, Oppose, Debate, Negate, Confute, Discuss

Antonyms: Acquiesce, Agree, Harmonize, Restrain, Accept, Affirm, Allow, Confirm, Forbear, Acknowledge, Admit, Assure

Usage: I shall have to controvert one or two ideas.

Meaning: मुझे एक या दो कल्पनाओ का खंडन करना होगा।

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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