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Vocab Express- 590

Vocab Express- 590

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- 589 here

(i) Plush (Adj.): richly luxurious and expensive.

Pronunciation: प्लश

Hindi Translations: मखमली, ठाठदार, भव्य

Synonyms:  Luxurious, Sumptuous, Ritzy, Classy, Lavish, Opulent, Posh, Lush, Rich, Luxury, Plushy, Palatial, Magnificent, Elegant

Antonyms: Poor, Frugal, Shabby, Destitute, Austere, Cheap, Barren, Plain, Meager, Economical, Empty, Miserable

Usage: Seats are small but plush.

Meaning: बैठने के आसन छोटे लेकिन आलीशान हैं।

(ii) Sardonic (Adj.): grimly mocking or cynical.

Pronunciation: सार्डानिक

Hindi Translations: उपहासपूर्ण, कटु, तिरस्कारपूर्ण, नकली, कटुतापूर्ण, द्वेषपूर्ण, बनावटी हंसी, अवज्ञापूर्ण, निरादर भरा, निंदापूर्ण, डाह-भरा, कृत्रिम हंसी का

Synonyms:  Sarcastic, Biting, Satirical, Scornful, Cynical, Contemptuous, Caustic, Mocking, Bitter, Cutting, Derisive, Ironic, Sharp, Keen

Antonyms: Polite, Accessible, Humble, Urbane, Idealistic, Respectful, Civil, Deferential, Reverent, Dutiful, Attentive, Courteous, Obedient

Usage: She gave him a sardonic smile.

Meaning: उसने उसे एक उपहासपूर्ण मुस्कान दी।

(iii) Totter (V.): move in a feeble or unsteady way.

Pronunciation: टाटर

Hindi Translations: लड़खड़ाना, लड़खड़ाते हुए चलना, डगमगाते हुए चलना, लंगड़ाते हुए चलना, कंपना, डगमगाना

Synonyms:  Stagger, Stumble, Falter, Teeter, Tremble, Sway, Dodder, Reel, Waver, Lurch, Wobble, Oscillate, Shake

Antonyms: Be Still

Usage: The child tottered across the room.

Meaning: बच्चा कमरे में लड़खड़ाते हुए चल रहा था।

(iv) Defeasance (N.): the action or process of rendering something null and void.

Pronunciation: डिफीज़न्स

Hindi Translations: उत्सादन, विफलीकरण, रद्द करना, निष्फल करना, अनुबंध रद्द करना, मंसूख़ी

Synonyms:  Abrogation, Annulment, Invalidation, Nullification, Voidance, Abolition, Cancellation, Debacle, Reversal, Defeat, Abolishment, Discomfiture

Antonyms: Mandate, Constitute, Establish, Install, Reestablishment, Reinstallation, Reinstatement

Usage: There was no promise of a defeasance.

Meaning: अनुबंध रद्द करने का कोई वादा नहीं था।

(v) Precedent (N.): an earlier event or action that is regarded as an example or guide to be considered in subsequent similar circumstances.

Pronunciation: प्रेसिडन्ट

Hindi Translations: उदाहरण, दृष्टांत, नमूना, पूर्ववर्ती, मिसाल, पूर्व निर्णय, परंपरागत तरीका, आधिकारिक निर्णय

Synonyms:  Model, Example, Antecedent, Paradigm, Prototype, Instance, Exemplar, Pattern, Original, Standard, Precursor, Criterion, Custom

Antonyms: After, Following, Later, Subsequent, Succeeding, Ensuing, Posterior, Present, Immediate

Usage: The court's decision has set a legal precedent.

Meaning: अदालत के फैसले ने एक कानूनी मिसाल तय की 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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