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Vocab Express- 575

Vocab Express- 575

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- 574 here

(i) Sneak (V.): move or go in a furtive or stealthy manner.

Pronunciation: स्नीक

Hindi Translations:  छिपकर जाना, चोर की तरह भाग जाना, आंख बचाकर आना-जाना, अधम व्यवहार करना, चालाकी का व्यवहार करना, गिड़गिड़ाना, चुपके से चले जाना, पांव पर गिरना, सरक जाना

Synonyms:  Slink, Steal, Skulk, Prowl, Creep, Lurk, Pussyfoot, Slip, Cower, Pad, Crawl, Filch, Pilfer, Pinch

Antonyms: Hightail, Come Out

Usage: Don't try to sneak out of your duty.

Meaning: अपने कर्तव्य से छुटकारा पाने की कोशिश मत करो।

(ii) Contour (N.): an outline, especially one representing or bounding the shape or form of something.

Pronunciation: कान्टुर

Hindi Translations: आकार, ढांचा, परिरेखा, रूप, रूप-रेखा, रूपरेखा, रेखा, समोच्च रेखा खींचना

Synonyms:  Profile, Outline, Silhouette, Form, Figure, Border, Frame, Edge, Line, Delineate, Build, Limit, Sketch, Fringe

Antonyms: Affection, Base, Centre, Bosom, Burden, Centrists, Content, Basis, Axis, Fragrance, Beginning, Foundation, Middle, Midst

Usage: Each contour line connects the points on the surface of the building.

Meaning: प्रत्येक समोच्च रेखा इमारत की सतह पर के बिंदुओं को जोड़ती है।

(iii) Intercede (V.): intervene on behalf of another.

Pronunciation: इन्टर्सीड

Hindi Translations: कहना, सिफारिश करना, रक्षा करना, मध्यस्थता करना, अनुनय करना, बीच बचाव करना, बीच में पड़ना

Synonyms:  Intervene, Mediate, Step In, Negotiate, Interfere, Arbitrate, Interpose, Intermediate, Intrude, Umpire, Interrupt, Reconcile, Referee

Antonyms: Leave Alone, Defy, Provoke, Invite, Goad, Inflame, Get, Elicit, Evoke, Exasperate, Ignite, Induce, Infuriate

Usage: I intercede for each of you.

Meaning: मैं आप में से प्रत्येक के लिए सिफारिश करता हूं।

(iv) Deceitful (Adj.): guilty of or involving deceit; deceiving or misleading others.

Pronunciation: डसीट्फल / डिसीट्फल / डिसीट्फल

Hindi Translations: कपट से, छल से, कपटपूर्ण, कपटी, छली, झूठा, द्रोही, धूर्त, धोखेबाज, बेईमान, भ्रमकारी, मक्कार, मिथ्या, वंचक, शठ

Synonyms:  Dishonest, Treacherous, Hypocritical, Fraudulent, Tricky, Crafty, Deceptive, Sly, Insidious, Wily, Double-Dealing, Cunning, Duplicitous

Antonyms: Honest, Truthful, Loyal, Straightforward, Open, Above-Board, Trustworthy, Naive, Candid, Sincere, Frank, Direct, Honourable

Usage: His manner was sly and deceitful.

Meaning: उसका तरीका धूर्त और कपटी था।

(v) Wile (N.): devious or cunning stratagems employed in manipulating or persuading someone to do what one wants.

Pronunciation: वाइल

Hindi Translations: कपट, चाल, चालाकी, छल-कपट, छलबल, बहाना

Synonyms:  Trick, Artifice, Ruse, Stratagem, Subterfuge, Dodge, Device, Deception, Ploy, Manoeuvre, Trickery, Intrigue, Chicanery, Guile

Antonyms: Stupidity, Naivety, Artlessness, Folly, Simplicity, Innocence, Gullibility, Childishness, Silliness, Baloney, Bosh, Garbage

Usage: To the moment they have enough time to wile away.

Meaning: इस समय उनके पास चालाकी करने के लिए पर्याप्त समय 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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