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Vocab Express- 570

Vocab Express- 570

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.

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(i) Diabolic (Adj.): belonging to or so evil as to recall the Devil.

Pronunciation: डाइअबालिक

Hindi Translations: क्रूर, घोर, दुष्ट, नारकीय, पापिष्ठ, पैशाचिक, पैशाची, द्वेषपूर्ण, शैतान का, डाह-भरा

Synonyms:  Infernal, Fiendish, Satanic, Devilish, Hellish, Wicked, Demonic, Evil, Diabolical, Malevolent, Impious, Demoniac

Antonyms: Moral, Angelic, Pleasing, Beatific, Cherubic, Seraphic, Sweet, Pure, Celestial, Divine, Holy, Godly

Usage: His diabolic and rather complicated master plan was destroyed by police.

Meaning: पुलिस ने उनका क्रूर और जटिल मास्टरप्लान को नष्ट कर दिया था।

(ii) Spineless (Adj.): having no spine or backbone; invertebrate.

Pronunciation: स्पाइन्लस / स्पाइन्लिस

Hindi Translations: कायर, बिना काँटों का, मुलायम मिज़ाज का, अति दुर्बल, कंधे झुका

Synonyms:  Timid, Weak, Feeble, Irresolute, Cowardly, Yellow, Gutless, Fearful, Ineffective, Soft, Nerveless, Ineffectual, Invertebrate

Antonyms: Courageous, Brave, Bold, Strong, Gutsy, Gritty, Unflinching, Resolute, Audacious, Fearless, Intrepid, Valiant

Usage: He's too spineless to ask for more money.

Meaning: वह अधिक पैसे मांगने के लिए बहुत कायर है।

(iii) Restrict (V.): put a limit on; keep under control.

Pronunciation: रिस्ट्रिक्ट / रीस्ट्रिक्ट

Hindi Translations: सीमित करना, सीमाबद्ध करना, प्रतिबन्ध लगाना, दबाना, रोकना, बाधित करना, परिमित करना

Synonyms:  Restrain, Limit, Confine, Curb, Check, Control, Hinder, Impede, Inhibit, Bound, Hamper, Circumscribe, Curtail

Antonyms: Free, Expand, Derestrict, Widen, Deliver, Open Up, Enlarge, Let Go, Increase, Emancipate, Extend, Improve, Amplify, Dilate

Usage: We restrict the number of students per class to 10.

Meaning: हम हर कक्षा के छात्रों की संख्या को 10 तक सीमित रखते हैं।

(iv) Deferential (Adj.): showing deference; respectful.

Pronunciation: डेफरेन्चल / डेफरेन्शल / डेफरेन्शल

Hindi Translations: आदरसहित, आदरसूचक, सम्मानपूर्ण, सम्मान युक्त, श्रद्धासूचक, श्रद्धापूर्ण, सविनय

Synonyms:  Submissive, Humble, Subservient, Respectful, Polite, Docile, Obedient, Courteous, Obsequious, Dutiful, Civil, Servile, Complaisant

Antonyms: Contemptuous, Arrogant, Disrespectful, Inconsiderate, Proud, Disobedient, Impolite, Noncompliant, Rude, Discourteous, Insolent, Uncivil

Usage: She is always extremely deferential towards anyone.

Meaning: वह हमेशा किसी के भी प्रति बेहद श्रद्धापूर्ण होती है।

(v) Descent (N.): an action of moving downward, dropping, or falling.

Pronunciation: डिसेन्ट

Hindi Translations: अवतरण, अवरोह, अवरोहण, आक्रमण, उतराई, उतार, उत्पत्ति, कुल, गिराव, चढ़ाई, जन्म, ढलान, ढाल, पतन, वंशज

Synonyms:  Fall, Lineage, Decline, Ancestry, Pedigree, Drop, Extraction, Stock Parentage, Family, Line, Genealogy, Lapse

Antonyms: Upgrade, Ascent, Improvement, Rise, Increase, Raise, Ascension, Advancement, Gradient, Enhancement, Elevation, Development, Progression

Usage: Many Bahrainis are of Iranian descent.

Meaning: कई बहरीन ईरानी वंश के 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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