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Vocab Express- 558

Vocab Express- 558

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- 557 here

(i) Flout (V.): openly disregard (a rule, law or convention).

Pronunciation: फ्लाउट

Hindi Translations: चिढ़ाना, अनादर करना, बोली बोलना, उपेक्षा करना, अवज्ञा करना, उपहास करना, अवहेलना करना, ताना मारना, आक्षेप करना, उल्लंघन करना, व्यंग्य करना

Synonyms:  Mock, Scoff, Defy, Jeer, Deride, Sneer, Taunt, Scorn, Gibe, Disregard, Ridicule, Disobey, Insult

Antonyms: Honor, Respect, Comply, Obey, Observe, Follow, Look, Praise, Approve, Have A Word With, Behold, Commemorate

Usage: Too many people regularly flout traffic laws.

Meaning: बहुत से लोग नित्य यातायात के कानूनों का उल्लंघन करते हैं।

(ii) Adventitious (Adj.): happening or carried on according to chance rather than design or inherent nature.

Pronunciation: ऐड्वन्टिशस

Hindi Translations: अनित्य, आकस्मिक, आगन्तुक, आनुषंगिक, बाहरी, सांयोगिक, अपस्‍थानिक

Synonyms:  Accidental, Fortuitous, Chance, Incidental, Casual, Random, Extraneous, Foreign, Unintentional, Contingent, Secondary, Extrinsic

Antonyms: As Expected, Inbred, Basic, Interior, Aboriginal, Inside, Integral, Internal, Native, Intrinsic, Inborn

Usage: There was an adventitious contributing cause for this.

Meaning: इसके लिए एक आकस्मिक योगदान कारण था।

(iii) Ravine (N.): a deep, narrow gorge with steep sides.

Pronunciation: रवीन

Hindi Translations: कन्दरा, खड्ड, खोह, गड्ढा, घाटी, दर्रा, नाला, नाली, कन्दर

Synonyms:  Canyon, Gorge, Abyss, Valley, Gully, Fissure, Crevasse, Cleft, Notch, Chasm, Gulch, Crevice

Antonyms: Plain, Hill

Usage: The straight flow of the river formed a ravine.

Meaning: नदी के सीधे प्रवाह ने एक घाटी बनाई।

(iv) Imprecise (Adj.): lacking exactness and accuracy of expression or detail.

Pronunciation: इम्प्रसाइस / इम्प्रिसाइस

Hindi Translations: अनिश्चित, गलत

Synonyms:  Inexact, Inaccurate, Vague, Indefinite, Incorrect, General, Approximate, Wrong, Erroneous, Faulty, Loose, Untrue

Antonyms: Precise, Definite, Exact, Express, Perfect, Accurate, Clear, Close, Correct, Delicate, Right, Certain, Distinct

Usage: She was rather imprecise about the cost of the trip.

Meaning: वह यात्रा की लागत के बारे में कुछ कुछ अनिश्चित थी।

(v) Attestation (N.): the evidence by which something is attested.

Pronunciation: ऐटेस्टेशन

Hindi Translations: अनुप्रमाणन, प्रमाण, साक्षी, साक्ष्यांकन

Synonyms:  Affirmation, Declaration, Testimony, Confirmation, Verification, Authentication, Corroboration, Evidence, Validation, Statement, Avowal, Proof

Antonyms: Refutation, Accusation, Rebuttal, Allegation, Disproof, Strong Denial, Ban, Cancellation, Censure, Countermand, Decertify

Usage: This paper can be an attestation of the Theory of Clausal Pivot.

Meaning: यह पेपर क्लोज़ल पिवोट की थ्योरी का प्रमाणन 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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