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Vocab Express- 576

Vocab Express- 576

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- 575 here

(i) Attentive (Adj.): paying close attention to something.

Pronunciation: अटेन्टिव

Hindi Translations: चौकस, विनीत, शिष्ट, सचेत, सतर्क, सावधान

Synonyms:  Observant, Alert, Heedful, Vigilant, Watchful, Careful, Intent, Mindful, Thoughtful, Regardful, Cautious, Aware, Kind

Antonyms: Heedless, Careless, Forgetful, Ignorant, Inconsiderate, Neglectful, Inattentive, Negligent, Thoughtless, Lax

Usage: She was very attentive to her students.

Meaning: वह अपने छात्रों के लिए बहुत चौकस थी।

(ii) Exiguous (Adj.): very small in size or amount.

Pronunciation: इग्ज़िग्यूअस

Hindi Translations: अत्यल्प, अल्प, तुच्छ, थोड़ा, थोड़ा सा, बहुत कम

Synonyms:  Scanty, Poor, Skimpy, Sparse, Meager, Scant, Spare, Slender, Thin, Slight, Little, Short, Niggardly

Antonyms: Ample, Plenty, Abundant, Amazing, Beautiful, Bounteous, Sufficient, Satisfactory, Good, Plentiful, Adequate, Tolerable, Passable

Usage: Parking is very exiguous; you have to go through the sidewalk to reach the site.

Meaning: पार्किंग बहुत कम है, आपको साइट तक पहुंचने के लिए फुटपाथ से जाना होगा।

(iii) Cypher (N.): zero, naught, secret code, cipher, nobody.

Pronunciation: साइफर

Hindi Translations: निकम्मा व्यक्ति, शून्य का अंक, गूढ़लेख, निकम्मी औरत, शून्य, संकेताक्षर, बीज लेख, नगण्य व्यक्ति, कुछ नहीं

Synonyms:  Cipher, Aught, Nonentity, Zero, Nothing, Nought, Nil, Nix, Nada, Null, Naught, Zilch

Antonyms: Decode, Decipher, Decrypt, Compute, Notable, Somebody

Usage: All of them worked with royal cyphers.

Meaning: उन सभी ने शाही गूढ़लेख पर काम किया।

(iv) Excogitate (V.): think out, plan, or devise.

Pronunciation: एक्स्काजिटेट

Hindi Translations: गढ़ना, निकालना, विचार करना, कल्पना करना, सोच निकालना, झूठ बोलना, ईजाद करना

Synonyms:  Ruminate, Ponder, Contemplate, Meditate, Muse, Reflect, Speculate, Consider, Cogitate, Weigh, Invent, Contrive

Antonyms: Disregard, Ignore, Think, Fail, Cut, Forget, Omit, Flout, Overrule, Dismiss, Overlook

Usage: The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate.

Meaning: वैज्ञानिक को निरीक्षण करना बंद और विचार करना शुरू कर देना चाहिए।

(v) Bounteous (Adj.): generously given or giving; bountiful.

Pronunciation: बाउन्टीअस

Hindi Translations: अधिक, उदार, ज़ोरदार, प्रचुर, भरा-पूरा, मुक्तहस्त, वदान्य, विपुल

Synonyms:  Generous, Bountiful, Abundant, Copious, Plentiful, Liberal, Plenteous, Benevolent, Ample, Charitable, Profuse, Rich, Munificent

Antonyms: Insufficient, Inadequate, Lacking, Scarce, Cheap, Shy, Deficient, Niggardly, Ungenerous, Acquisitive, Mingy

Usage: Our dinner is very bounteous.

Meaning: हमारा रात का खाना बहुत विपुल 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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