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Vocab Express- 551

Vocab Express- 551

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- 550 here

(i) Mollify (V.): appease the anger or anxiety of (someone).

Pronunciation: मालफाइ / मालिफाइ

Hindi Translations: घटाना, मनाना, अनुकूल करना, शांत करना, नर्म करना, मुलायम करना, नरम करना, शमन करना

Synonyms:  Soothe, Appease, Pacify, Assuage, Calm, Soften, Allay, Mitigate, Placate, Alleviate, Quiet, Temper, Ease, Relieve

Antonyms: Provoke, Enrage, Agitate, Annoy, Aggravate, Exasperate, Harass, Irritate, Incite, Rile, Anger, Exacerbate, Upset

Usage: Shopkeeper managed to mollify the angry customer.

Meaning: दुकानदार क्रोधित ग्राहक को शांत करने में कामयाब रहे।

(ii) Embroider (V.): decorate (cloth) by sewing patterns on it with thread.

Pronunciation: इम्ब्रॉइडर / एम्ब्रॉइडर

Hindi Translations: कढ़ाई करना, बढ़ाना चढ़ाना, जरदोजी करना, कसीदा काढ़ना, बेल-बूटे काढ़ कर सजाना, नमक-मिर्च लगाना

Synonyms:  Decorate, Ornament, Pad, Beautify, Exaggerate, Magnify, Elaborate, Aggrandize, Trim, Garnish, Enlarge, Hyperbolize, Overstate, Dramatize

Antonyms: Downplay, Minimize, Understate, Belittle, Play Down, Abate, Abbreviate, Alleviate, Assume, Shorten, Retrench, Curtail, Mitigate

Usage: She wants to embroider a coverlet with flowers and birds.

Meaning: उसने चादर पर फूलों और पक्षियों की कढ़ाई करनी चाही।

(iii) Exactitude (N.): the quality of being exact.

Pronunciation: इग्ज़ैक्टटूड / इग्ज़ैक्टिटूड

Hindi Translations: परिशुद्धता, शुद्धता, दुरुस्ती

Synonyms:  Exactness, Accuracy, Precision, Preciseness, Fidelity, Correctness, Truth, Rigor, Rightness, Nicety, Strictness, Veracity, Faultlessness, Perfection

Antonyms: Inexactness, Inaccuracy, Carelessness, Error, Imprecision, Vagueness, Looseness, Mess, Fault, Incorrectness, Inattentiveness, Muddle, Unreliability

Usage: In terms of exactitude, this is a remarkable feat.

Meaning: सटीकता के मामले में, यह एक उल्लेखनीय उपलब्धि है।

(iv) Prodigal (Adj.): spending money or resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant.

Pronunciation: प्राडगल / प्राडिगल

Hindi Translations: अतिव्ययी, अनोखा, अपव्ययी, अपूर्व, आश्चर्यजनक, उदार, उड़ाऊ, फजूलखर्च, मुक्तहस्त, खर्चीला, अमित व्ययी, उड़ाऊ

Synonyms:  Profligate, Lavish, Extravagant, Spendthrift, Wasteful, Profuse, Improvident, Squandering, Luxuriant, Excessive, Splendid, Bounteous, Copious

Antonyms: Frugal, Thrifty, Careful, Prudent, Economical, Miser, Modest, Parsimonious, Poor, Provident, Judicious, Sensible

Usage: Good harvests make men prodigal, Bad ones provident.

Meaning: अच्छे उपज लोगों को अतिव्ययी बनाती है, कम दुरदर्शी बनाती हैं।

(v) Truism (N.): a statement that is obviously true and says nothing new or interesting.

Pronunciation: ट्रूइज़म

Hindi Translations: स्वयं सिद्ध, सामान्य सत्य

Synonyms:  Dictum, Platitude, Axiom, Maxim, Commonplace, Bromide, Proverb, Banality, Aphorism, Apothegm, Adage, Saying, Truth, Saw

Antonyms: Falsehood, Whopper, Falsity, Lie, Mendacity, Fabrication, Untruth, Prevarication, Profundity, Lie Down

Usage: It is a truism that you get what you pay for.

Meaning: यह एक सामान्य सत्य है कि आप जो देते हैं वह आपको मिलता 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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