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Vocab Express- 552

Vocab Express- 552

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- 551 here

(i) Venomous (Adj.): marked by deep ill will; deliberately harmful.

Pronunciation: वेनमस

Hindi Translations: कटु, जहरीला, तीखा, द्वेषी, विषैला, ज़हरीला, विद्वेषपूर्ण, विषालु

Synonyms:  Poisonous, Virulent, Spiteful, Malicious, Bitter, Malignant, Vicious, Malevolent, Caustic, Toxic, Baneful, Deadly, Lethal, Acerbic

Antonyms: Harmless, Innocuous, Unpoisonous, Advantageous, Beneficent, Benign, Affectionate, Praising, Mild, Benignant, Bland, Propitious, Amiable

Usage: Lizard bites, unlike venomous snake bites, are not fatal.

Meaning: विषैले सांप के काटने के विपरीत, छिपकली का काटना घातक नहीं हैं।

(ii) Contumely (N.): insolent or insulting language or treatment.

Pronunciation: कान्टुमली

Hindi Translations: अपमान, अवज्ञा, ढिठाई, तिरस्कार, धृष्टता, निन्दा

Synonyms:  Scorn, Disdain, Contempt, Abuse, Insult, Indignity, Derision, Affront, Outrage, Insolence, Ridicule, Revilement, Vilification, Invective

Antonyms: Compliment, Dignity, Flattery, Glory, Respect, Eyewash, Address, Admire, Adore, Approve, Awe, Cajole, Cherish

Usage: All those years he suffered from my contumely.

Meaning: उन सभी वर्षों में वह मेरे तिरस्कार से पीड़ित थे।

(iii) Mutiny (N.): an open rebellion against the proper authorities, especially by soldiers or sailors against their officers.

Pronunciation: म्यूटनी

Hindi Translations: गदर, बगावत, बलवा, विद्रोह, बगावत करना, सैन्य-विद्रोह

Synonyms:  Revolt, Rebel, Rebellion, Uprising, Revolution, Insurrection, Strike, Sedition, Insurgence, Insurgency, Rising, Commotion, Disobedience, Upheaval, Insubordination

Antonyms: Obedience, Loyalty, Subservience, Creed, Courtesy, Submission, Allegiance, Devotion, Faithfulness, Fidelity, Homage, Affection

Usage: There were no reports of casualties in Saturday's mutiny.

Meaning: शनिवार के विद्रोह में मारे गए लोगों की कोई रिपोर्ट नहीं थी।

(iv) Debility (N.): physical weakness, especially as a result of illness.

Pronunciation: डबिलटी / डिबिलिटी

Hindi Translations: अशक्तता, कमज़ोरी, कमजोरी, क्षीणता, दुर्बलता, शक्तिहीनता, कृशता

Synonyms:  Infirmity, Frailty, Weakness, Feebleness, Delicacy, Enervation, Languor, Impotence, Decrepitude, Fragility, Disease, Frailness, Debilitation, Faintness

Antonyms: Strength, Power, Vigor, Wellness, Capability, Vitality, Physical Fitness, Ability, Authority, Life, Energy, Healthiness, Soundness

Usage: There were many injuries but no lingering debility.

Meaning: कई चोटें थीं लेकिन कोई अशक्तता नहीं थी।

(v) Heighten (V.): make (something) higher.

Pronunciation: हाइटन

Hindi Translations: चमकाना, बढ़ाना, बढ़ाना, सुधारना, ऊंचा करना, अत्युक्ति करना, उन्नति देना, बढ़ जाना, बढ़ा देना

Synonyms:  Increase, Raise, Intensify, Augment, Magnify, Enhance, Enlarge, Aggravate, Amplify, , Elevate, Deepen, Rise, Expand, Boost

Antonyms: Alleviate, Contract, Abate, Reduce, Diminish, Decrease, Depress, Lessen, Lower, Abridge, Assuage, Dampen, Soften

Usage: Heavy rain will heighten the threat of flooding in some areas.

Meaning: भारी बारिश कुछ क्षेत्रों में बाढ़ के खतरे को बढ़ाएगी।

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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