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Vocab Express- 556

Vocab Express- 556

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- 555 here

(i) Delve (V.): reach inside a receptacle and search for something.

Pronunciation: डेल्व

Hindi Translations: तल्लीन करना, खोज करना, फावड़े से खोदना, खूब छानबीन करना, गहन शोध करना, खोजना, खोदना

Synonyms:  Dig, Excavate, Grub, Burrow, Explore, Probe, Mine, Examine, Investigate, Rummage, Seek, Scoop, Shovel, Spade

Antonyms: Skim Over, Climax, Absorb, Comprehend, Apply, Fill, Conceal, Acquire, Bury, Cover, Clothe, Confine

Usage: He delves into specifics about the work.

Meaning: वह काम के बारे में विशिष्टताओं में डूब गया।

(ii) Extenuate (V.): make (guilt or an offense) seem less serious or more forgivable.

Pronunciation: इक्स्टेन्यूएट / इक्स्टेन्यूऐट

Hindi Translations: घटाना, कम करना, धीमा करना, लघु करना, हलका करना, शांत करना

Synonyms:  Mitigate, Palliate, Reduce, Excuse, Justify, Diminish, Lessen, Whitewash, Thin, Attenuate, Qualify, Soften

Antonyms: Enlarge, Aggravate, Develop, Expand, Extend, Grow, Increase, Raise

Usage: The judge found no extenuating circumstances in the case.

Meaning: न्यायाधीश को इस मामले में कोई विलुप्त परिस्थितियां नहीं मिलीं।

(iii) Strife (N.): angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues; conflict.

Pronunciation: स्ट्राइफ

Hindi Translations: झगड़ा, दरार, बखेड़ा, बैर, विरोध, विवाद, शत्रुता, संघर्ष, कचहरी की लड़ाई, इख़्तिलाफ़, जिद्दोजहद, राढ़, कलह

Synonyms:  Conflict, Struggle, Contention, Warfare, Discord, Dissension, Dispute, Combat, Clash, Hostility, Feud, Disagreement, Friction

Antonyms: Peace, Harmony, Agreement, Accord, Concord, Victory, Concurrence, Truce, Compromise, Consonance, Conformity, Calm, Ease

Usage: It is not appropriate to use our military in civil strife.

Meaning: नागरिक संघर्ष में हमारी सेना का उपयोग करना उचित नहीं है।

(iv) Bewitch (V.): cast a spell on and gain control over (someone) by magic.

Pronunciation: बिविच

Hindi Translations: फंसाना, रिझाना, लुभाना, जादू डालना, मोहित करना, जादू करना, सम्मोहित करना

Synonyms:  Charm, Enchant, Fascinate, Captivate, Enrapture, Entrance, Spellbind, Mesmerize, Beguile, Witch, Hypnotize, Transport, Allure

Antonyms: Disgust, Disenchant, Turn Off, Bore

Usage: He uses his powers to bewitch the audience.

Meaning: वह दर्शकों को लुभाने के लिए अपनी शक्तियों का उपयोग करता है।

(v) Appal (V.): greatly dismay or horrify.

Pronunciation: अपॉल

Hindi Translations: डराना, धमकाना, व्याकुल करना, भयभीत करना, भय दिलाना, धमकी देना, स्तंभित कर देना, नाराज़ होना, विस्मित कर देना, डरा देना, त्रस्त करना

Synonyms:  Charm, Captivate, Entrance, Fascinate, Enchant, Delight, Bewitch, Transport, Ravish, Beguile, Mesmerize, Attract, Please

Antonyms: Disgust, Repel, Disenchant, Offend, Displease, Bore, Amaze, Discourage, Nauseate, Oppress, Depress, Appall

Usage: Those engaging in it appal me.

Meaning: इसमें शामिल होने वाले लोग मुझे विस्मित करते हैं।

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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