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Vocab Express- 573

Vocab Express- 573

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- 572 here

(i) Revamp (V.): give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to.

Pronunciation: रीवैम्प

Hindi Translations: मरम्मत करना, नया करना, पुनर्निर्माण करना, पैबंद लगाना

Synonyms:  Repair, Refurbish, Renovate, Restore, Renew, Overhaul, Fix, Recondition, Do Up, Refresh, Vamp, Revise, Refit

Antonyms: Destroy, Damage, Break, Hurt, Ruin

Usage: Channel plans to revamp the show before next season.

Meaning: चैनल अगले सीजन से पहले शो को फिर से शुरू करने की योजना बना रहा है।

(ii) Congenial (Adj.): (of a person) pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests that are similar to one's own.

Pronunciation: कन्जीन्यल

Hindi Translations: अनुकूल, अनुरूप, सुखद, सौहार्दपूर्ण, स्वजातीय, एक जाति का, एक मेल का

Synonyms:  Agreeable, Friendly, Amiable, Pleasant, Sympathetic, Good, Affable, Genial, Cordial, Sociable, Companionable, Kindly, Pleasing, Amicable

Antonyms: Uncongenial, Obnoxious, Harsh, Disagreeable, Incompatible, Hostile, Abhorrent, Hateful, Unfriendly, Unpleasant, Unsympathetic, Disgusting

Usage: He was a very congenial colleague.

Meaning: वह एक बहुत ही अनुकूल सहयोगी था।

(iii) Phantasm (N.): a figment of the imagination; an illusion or apparition.

Pronunciation: फैन्टैज़म

Hindi Translations: आभास, छलावा, प्रेत, भूत, माया, मोह, मृगमरीचिका

Synonyms:  Dream, Ghost, Vision, Phantom, Hallucination, Apparition, Illusion, Mirage, Specter, Spectre, Shadow, Fantasy, Shade

Antonyms: Dream, Reality, Actuality, Being, World, Brightness, Certainty, Fact, Light, Truth

Usage: The water vapour appeared to take on the shape of a face, but it just a phantasm.

Meaning: जलवाष्प एक चेहरे का आकार लेता दिखाई दिया, लेकिन यह सिर्फ एक आभास था।

(iv) Intractable (Adj.): hard to control or deal with.

Pronunciation: इन्ट्रैक्टबल

Hindi Translations: बेअदब, मुंहजोर, हठी, हठीला, अवश्य, अशिष्ट, असभ्य, अड़ियल, दुःसाध्य, प्रचण्ड

Synonyms:  Stubborn, Refractory, Obstinate, Unmanageable, Recalcitrant, Inflexible, Unruly, Ungovernable, Disobedient, Headstrong, Unyielding, Adamant, Fractious

Antonyms: Tractable, Docile, Ductile, Manageable, Submissive, Amenable, Acquiescent, Biddable, Compliant, Willing, Dutiful, Yielding, Obedient, Pliant

Usage: We are facing an intractable problem.

Meaning: हम एक दुःसाध्य समस्या का सामना कर रहे हैं।

(v) Morsel ( N.): a small piece or amount of food; a mouthful.

Pronunciation: मॉर्सल

Hindi Translations: कौर, खंड, ग्रास, टुकड़ा, निवाला

Synonyms:  Bit, Scrap, Fragment, Bite, Piece, Particle, Crumb, Drop, Shred, Mouthful, Grain, Taste, Atom

Antonyms: Chunk, Lot, Bunch, Focus, Bollock, Block, Clunk, Fragment, Piece, Portion, Section, Glob, Globe

Usage: She is adept at eating every last morsel she is served.

Meaning: उसे परोसा गया हर निवाला कहने की आदत 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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