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Vocab Express- 571

Vocab Express- 571

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- 570 here

(i) Pliable (Adj.): capable of being bent or flexed or twisted without breaking.

Pronunciation: प्लाइअबल

Hindi Translations: मान लेनेवाला, कोमल, दब्बू, पुटक, लचीला, वलन, सीधा-साधा, आसानी से मुड़ सकने वाला, आसानी से वश में आने वाला, अदृढ़

Synonyms:  Flexible, Pliant, Yielding, Malleable, Supple, Ductile, Compliant, Tractable, Susceptible, Plastic, Elastic, Amenable, Receptive, Docile

Antonyms: Stubborn, Stiff, Rigid, Obstinate, Inflexible, Obdurate, Harsh, Strong, Tough, Unbendable, Unyielding, Unpliable, Unpliant

Usage: It's what makes your hair bouncy and pliable.

Meaning: यह आपके बालों को उछालभरा और कोमल बनाता है।

(ii) Batter (V.): strike repeatedly with hard blows; pound heavily and insistently.

Pronunciation: बैटर

Hindi Translations: कूटना, गिराना, ढाना, तोड़ना, पीटना, बिगाड़ना, मारना, गोला चलाना, चोट लगाना

Synonyms:  Beat, Pummel, Thrash, Clobber, Strike, Mangle, Maul, Pelt, Hit, Buffet, Smash, Mistreat, Lash, Wallop

Antonyms: Adorn, Decorate, Provide, Heal, Protect, Cover, Conserve, Aid, Assist, Beautify, Build, Compliment

Usage: The only way to get in was to batter the door down.

Meaning: अन्दर जाने के लिए एकमात्र तरीका दरवाजे को तोड़ना था।

(iii) Antagonize (V.): cause (someone) to become hostile.

Pronunciation: ऐन्टैगनाइज़

Hindi Translations: बैर पैदा करना, बैरी बनाना, विरोधी बनाना, विरोध करना, दुश्मनी मोल लेना

Synonyms:  Oppose, Counteract, Clash, Annoy, Irritate, Aggravate, Alienate, Repel, Resist, Vex, Cross, Conflict, Collide

Antonyms: Agree, Aid, Help, Soothe, Appease, Pacify, Mollify, Propitiate, Lure, Patronize, Placate, Please, Console

Usage: Don't antagonize the neighbours by making a noise.

Meaning: शोर मचाकर पड़ोसियों को बैरी न बनाए।

(iv) Bickering (V.): argue about petty and trivial matters.

Pronunciation: बिकरिंग

Hindi Translations: कहा-सुनी, झगड़ा, कलह, कल-कल के साथ बहना

Synonyms:  Squabbling, Clashing, Wrangling, Disputing, Conflicting, Fight, Altercating, Brawling, Quarreling, Arguing, Disagreeing, Contending, Rowing, Dissenting

Antonyms: Agreeing, Agree, Conceding

Usage: The children are always bickering.

Meaning: बच्चे हमेशा झगड़ा करते हैं।

(v) Carriage (N.): a means of conveyance, in particular.

Pronunciation: कैरिज / केरज

Hindi Translations: रेलगाड़ी, ले जाना, सवारी डिब्बा, चार पहियों वाली घोड़ागाड़ी, चौपहिया गाड़ी, आचरण, गाड़ी, चाल, टट्टू, ढंग, ढाँचा, ढुलाई, ढोना

Synonyms:  Mien, Bearing, Transport, Posture, Conduct, Attitude, Conveyance, Manner, Air, Coach, Presence, Vehicle, Deportment, Transportation

Antonyms: Miscarriage, Nonsuccess

Usage: He paid the carriage hire to the driver.

Meaning: उसने ड्राइवर को गाड़ी का किराया दिया।

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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