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Vocab Express- 531

Vocab Express- 531

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- 530 here

(i) Prescient (Adj.): having or showing knowledge of events before they take place.

Pronunciation: प्रेसीअन्ट

Hindi Translations: भविष्यद्दर्शी, काट देना, भविष्य ज्ञानी, अलग कर देना, पूर्वज्ञान रखनेवाला

Synonyms:  Clairvoyant, Prophetic, Foresighted, Provident, Sagacious, Oracular, Farsighted, Discerning, Judicious, Intuitive, Perceptive, Insightful

Antonyms: Undiscerning, Careless, Short-Sighted, Improvident, Secular, Heedless, Incautious, Half-Baked, Half-Cocked, Myopic

Usage: It was a remarkably prescient vision.

Meaning: यह एक उल्लेखनीय रूप से वैज्ञानिक दृष्टि थी।

(ii) Eulogize (V.): praise highly in speech or writing.

Pronunciation: यूलजाइज़

Hindi Translations: सराहना, स्तुति करना, प्रशंसा करना, बड़ाई करना

Synonyms:  Laud, Celebrate, Extol, Praise, Applaud, Commend, Exalt, Glorify, Acclaim, Compliment,

Panegyrize, Magnify

Antonyms: Condemn, Damn, Decry, Defame, Degrade, Denounce, Calumniate, Chastise, Debase, Abase, Reprove

Usage: He was eulogized as a caring, helpful man.

Meaning: वह एक देखभाल करने वाले सहायक व्यक्ति के रूप में सराहा जाता था।

(iii) Cleft (N.): a fissure or split, especially one in rock or the ground.

Pronunciation: क्लेफ्ट

Hindi Translations: चाक, छिद्र, छेद, दरार, फटन, फांक, फाट, बाल, विदर, शिगाफ़

Synonyms:  Crack, Gap, Split, Crevice, Fissure, Rift, Opening, Chink, Break, Breach, Slit, Rent

Antonyms: Solid, Closing, Solid, Closure

Usage: A deep cleft remains in his right heel after surgery.

Meaning: सर्जरी के बाद उसकी दाहिनी एड़ी में एक गहरी दरार बनी हुई है।

(iv) Firewater (N.): strong liquor.

Pronunciation: फाइअर्वॉटर

Hindi Translations: वोडका, कड़ी शराब, तेज़ शराब

Synonyms:  Liquor, Alcohol, Booze, Tipple, Spirits, Juice, Hooch, Drink, Moonshine, Alcohol, Brandy, Spirit, Bathtub Gin

Antonyms: Solid

Usage: He sits relaxed and drank the firewater slowly.

Meaning: वह आराम से बैठता है और धीरे-धीरे मदिरा पीता है।

(v) Caldera (N.): a large volcanic crater, typically one formed by a major eruption leading to the collapse of the mouth of the volcano.

Pronunciation: कैल्डेर / कॉल्डेर

Hindi Translations: ज्वालामुख-कुण्ड

Synonyms:  Cavity, Hole, Pit, Opening, Depression, Hollow

Antonyms: Solid

Usage: Calderas created by violent explosions can be of enormous size.

Meaning: प्रचंड विस्फोटों द्वारा निर्मित ज्वालामुख-कुण्ड विशाल आकार का हो सकता है।

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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