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Vocab Express- 574

Vocab Express- 574

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- 573 here

(i) Induce (V.): succeed in persuading or influencing (someone) to do something.

Pronunciation: इन्डूस

Hindi Translations: उकसाना, उभाड़ना, मनाना, लाना, भड़काना, प्रेरित करना, कारण होना, अनुमान करना, राज़ी करना, प्रेरित होना, प्रवृत करना, उभाड़ना

Synonyms:  urge, persuade, cause, influence, prompt, impel, move, motivate, provoke, coax, make, incite, encourage

Antonyms: discourage, prevent, deter, prohibit, preclude, hinder, dissuade, admonish, check, quit, repress, restrain, halt

Usage: Nothing shall induce me to go.

Meaning: मुझे कुछ भी जाने के लिए प्रेरित नहीं करेगा।

(ii) Sulky (Adj.): morose, bad-tempered, and resentful; refusing to be cooperative or cheerful.

Pronunciation: सल्की

Hindi Translations: मंदगति, मनहूस, म्लान, रुष्ट, सुस्त, विलंब करनेवाला, आलसी, उदास, नाराज

Synonyms:  moody, glum, sullen, morose, gloomy, grumpy, surly, dour, sour, crabby, grouchy, peevish, bad-tempered

Antonyms: cheery, cheerful, friendly, pleasant, blithe, perky, buoyant, genial, amiable, mild, bright, jovial, breezy, lively

Usage: He put on a sulky expression.

Meaning: उसने एक सुस्त अभिव्यक्ति दी।

(iii) Deterioration (N.): the process of becoming progressively worse.

Pronunciation: डिटिरीअरैशन / डिटीरीअरेशन

Hindi Translations: अधःपतन, अधोगति, अपकर्ष, अवनति, कमी, क्षय, दूषण, बिगाड़, बिगड़ना, भ्रष्टता, विकृति, ह्रास, ख़राबी, बिगड़ना, खराब होना

Synonyms:  decline, decay, degeneration, descent, retrogression, worsening, lapse, dilapidation, downfall, fall, ruin, relapse, impairment, declension

Antonyms: rehabilitation, improvement, development, building, recovery, advancement, growth, recuperation, betterment, construction, progress, ascent, enhancement

Usage: The car's bodywork was already showing signs of deterioration.

Meaning: कार की बॉडीवर्क पहले से ही क्षय के संकेत दिखा रही थी।

(iv) Celerity (N): swiftness of movement.

Pronunciation: सलेरटी / सलेरिटी

Hindi Translations: चाल, तेज़ी, फुरती, वेग, शीघ्रता, ज्लदी

Synonyms:  speed, alacrity, rapidity, swiftness, quickness, dispatch, speediness, expedition, haste, velocity, hurry, expeditiousness, briskness, promptness

Antonyms: slowness, sluggishness, deliberateness, deliberation, laziness, leisure, consideration, inertia, cogitation, calculation, idleness, inactivity, lethargy

Usage: This method has good selectivity and celerity.

Meaning: इस विधि में अच्छी चयनात्मकता और शीघ्रता है।

(v) Crumb (N.): a small fragment of bread, cake, or cracker.

Pronunciation: क्रम

Hindi Translations: रोटी का टुकड़ा, रोटी का सारभाग, कमीना आदमी, रोटी का गूदेदार भाग, कण, चूरा, टुकड़ा

Synonyms:  speck, bit, particle, scrap, grain, fragment, morsel, iota, shred, atom, smidgen, drop, jot, sliver

Antonyms: lot, stack, oodles, wad, bundle, quantity, bunch, mountain, gob, heap, pile, portion, knob

Usage: They have a crispy crumb topping.

Meaning: उनके पास एक कुरकुरा रोटी का टुकड़ा 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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