Guest
Welcome, Guest

Login/Register

Bookmark Bookmark

Vocab Express- 557

Vocab Express- 557

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- 556 here

(i) Arguing (V.): give reasons or cite evidence in support of an idea, action, or theory, typically with the aim of persuading others to share one's view.

Pronunciation: आर्ग्यू

Hindi Translations: झगड़ा करना, तर्क प्रस्तुत करना, झगड़ना, सूचित करना, तर्क करना, दलीलें पेश करना, बहस करना, वाद-विवाद करना, विवेचन करना, उलझ जाना

Synonyms:  Disputing, Quarrelling, Discussing, Quarrelling, Contending, Struggling, Opposing, Bickering, Debating, #Conversing, Defending, Squabbling, Clashing, Antagonizing

Antonyms: Agreeing, Assenting, Abstaining, Complying

Usage: We could hear the neighbours arguing.

Meaning: हम पड़ोसियों की बहस सुन सकते थे।

(ii) Truant (N.): a student who stays away from school without leave or explanation.

Pronunciation: ट्रूअन्ट

Hindi Translations: बिगड़ैल, गैर हाजिर रहने वाला, कर्तव्य से भागने वाला

Synonyms:  Runaway, No-Show, Fugitive, Idler, Deserter, Delinquent, Shirker, Absentee, Loafer, Vagrant, Hooky Player, Non-Attender, Renegade

Antonyms: Present, Attending, Workaholic

Usage: The child was punished for playing truant.

Meaning: बच्चे को गैर हाजिर रहने के लिए दंडित किया गया था।

(iii) Scantiness (N.): the quality of being meagre.

Pronunciation: स्कैन्टीनस

Hindi Translations: कमी, दरिद्रता, स्वल्पता, अपर्याप्तता, न्यूनता

Synonyms:  Insufficiency, Lack, Dearth, Deficiency, Scarcity, Paucity, Want, Meagreness, Inadequacy, Shortage, Deficit, Poverty

Antonyms: Plethora, Affluence, Abundance, Adequacy, Overabundance, Sufficiency, Excess, Surplus, Plenty, Lot, Enough

Usage: Scantiness of modesty is short of knowledge.

Meaning: विनम्रता की कमी ज्ञान की कमी है।

(iv) Counterfeit (Adj.): made in exact imitation of something valuable or important with the intention to deceive or defraud.

Pronunciation: काउन्टर्फिट / काउनर्फिट

Hindi Translations: जाली, झूठा, नकली, नक़ली, कल्पित, कृत्रिम, खोटा

Synonyms:  Fake, Sham, Imitation, Bogus, Fraudulent, Spurious, Artificial, Mock, Pseudo, Pretend, Ersatz, Feigned, Phony

Antonyms: Real, Actual, Genuine, Sincere, Veritable, Honest, Candid, Good, Unfeigned, Valid, Authentic

Usage: Are you aware these notes are counterfeit?

Meaning: क्या आप जानते हैं कि ये नोट नकली हैं?

(v) Wily (Adj.): skilled at gaining an advantage, especially deceitfully.

Pronunciation: वाइली

Hindi Translations: कपटी, कुटिल, चालाक, धूर्त, मक्कार

Synonyms:  Cunning, Crafty, Foxy, Sly, Artful, Shrewd, Tricky, Clever, Guileful, Scheming, Slick, Canny, Deceitful

Antonyms: Naive, Direct, Childlike, Ingenuous, Sincere, Candid, Artless, Innocent, Guileless, Straightforward, Simple, Honest, Genuine, Unaffected

Usage: All these benefits were acquired by a wily diplomacy.

Meaning: इन सभी लाभों को एक कुटिल कूटनीति द्वारा अधिग्रहित किया गया था।

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

You might be interested:

Banking Digest, 21 September 2018

National Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna is launched by - Ministry of Labor and Employment. The Health Ministry launches transportation service of this sample for TB Diagnosis through Dept of Pos ...

9 months ago

One Liners of the Day, 21 September 2018

National Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna is launched by - Ministry of Labor and Employment. The Health Ministry launches transportation service of this sample for TB Diagnosis through Dept of Post &nd ...

9 months ago

Evening News Digest: 20 Sept 2018

India, Morocco sign Air Services Agreement for greater connectivity India and Morocco signed the revised Air Services Agreement between the two countries enabling greater connectivity through a moder ...

9 months ago

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 ...

9 months ago

Banking Digest, 20 September 2018

National India's largest Medical Cyclotron Facility for the diagnosis of cancer - Cyclone-30 (VECC Kolkata). For the delay in settlement of insurance claims under PMFBY, The farmers will be paid ...

9 months ago

One Liners of the Day, 20 September 2018

National India's largest Medical Cyclotron Facility for the diagnosis of cancer - Cyclone-30 (VECC Kolkata). For the delay in settlement of insurance claims under PMFBY, The farmers will be paid ____ ...

9 months ago

Provide your feedback on this article: