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Vocab Express- 579

Vocab Express- 579

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- 578 here

(i) Surge (V.): (of a crowd or a natural force) move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward.

Pronunciation: सर्ज

Hindi Translations: उमड़ना, आगे बढ़ना, लहर मारना, हिलकोरा मारना, उमड़ पड़ना, लहरें मारना, प्रदर्शन बेहतर करना,   प्रवाह के कारण आगे बढ़ना, तेज़ी से चढ़ना, लहर उठना, हिलोरे मारना, फूलना

Synonyms:  Rush, Rise, Gush, Flood, Flow, Stream, Wave, Billow, Heave, Swell, Upswing, Lift, Soar

Antonyms: Decline, Diminish, Fall, Ebb, Decrease, Run Low, Slump, Drop, Deteriorate, Sink, Subside

Usage: I felt a surge of panic when I realized my mistake.

Meaning: जब मुझे अपनी गलती का एहसास हुआ तब मुझे उमड़ आया।

(ii) Scurrilous (Adj.): making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the intention of damaging their reputation.

Pronunciation: स्करलस

Hindi Translations: गंदा, झूठा, फूहड़, बदजबान, बदतमीज, मिथ्या, अपमानजनक, अभद्र

Synonyms:  Abusive, Vulgar, Obscene, Coarse, Foul, Lewd, Indecent, Ribald, Offensive, Outrageous, Dirty, Filthy

Antonyms: Polite, Charming, Clean, Upright, Complimentary, Free, Costless, Congratulatory, Adulatory, Gratuitous, Detached, Loose

Usage: Scurrilous and untrue stories were being invented.

Meaning: मिथ्या और असत्य कहानियों का आविष्कार किया जा रहा था।

(iii) Entourage (N.): a group of people attending or surrounding an important person.

Pronunciation: आन्टुराश़ / आन्टराश़

Hindi Translations: अनुगामी, घेरा, परिजन, वातावरण, परिचारक गण, प्रतिवेश, मुहासिरा

Synonyms:  Retinue, Train, Suite, Cortege, Followers, Following, Surroundings, Milieu, Escort, Court, Attendants, Company

Antonyms: Leader

Usage: This policy makes it ideal for people who travel with entourages.

Meaning: यह नीति उन लोगों के लिए आदर्श है जो परिजनों के साथ यात्रा करते हैं।

(iv) Blabber (N.): a person who talks foolishly or indiscreetly.

Pronunciation: ब्लैबर

Hindi Translations: गप्पी, झक्की, बकवादी, झक्की आदमी, झक्की मनुष्य

Synonyms:  Blab, Chatter, Prattle, Gabble, Babble, Prate, Jabber, Gab, Informer, Squealer, Palaver, Chatterer, Betrayer

Antonyms: Sense

Usage: At last the Blabber finished his talk.

Meaning: आख़िरकार गप्पी आदमी ने अपनी बात पूरी की।

(v) Customary (Adj.): according to the customs or usual practices associated with a particular society, place, or set of circumstances.

Pronunciation: कस्टमेरी

Hindi Translations: रीति के अनूकुल, हमेशा का, आचारिक, परिचित, प्रचलित, प्रथागत, विशिष्ट, व्यावहारिक

Synonyms:  Usual, Common, Normal, Traditional, Habitual, Ordinary, Regular, Conventional, Standard, Routine, Established, Everyday, Familiar

Antonyms: Abnormal, Rare, Unusual, Eye-Opening, Uncommon, Bizarre, Awesome, Unconventional, Different, Curious, Irregular

Usage: It is customary to offer a drink or a snack to guests.

Meaning: मेहमानों को पेय या नाश्ता देना प्रथागत 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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