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Vocab Express- 591

Vocab Express- 591

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- 590 here

(i) Vaunt (V.): boast about or praise (something), especially excessively.

Pronunciation: वॉन्ट

Hindi Translations: शेखी मारना, डींग मारना, अपनी बड़ाई करना

Synonyms:  Boast, Brag, Gasconade, Bluster, Swagger, Flaunt, Blow, Show Off, Crow, Pride, Gas, Gloat

Antonyms: Be Modest, Hide, Conceal, Deprecate, Bewail

Usage: This was not a mere empty vaunt, but a deliberate avowal of his real sentiments.

Meaning: यह केवल शेखी मारना नहीं था, बल्कि उनकी असली भावनाओं का विचारपूर्वक कथन था।

(ii) Bewail (V.): express great regret, disappointment, or bitterness over (something).

Pronunciation: बिवेल

Hindi Translations: पर विलाप करना, शोक मनाना

Synonyms:  Lament, Bemoan, Regret, Mourn, Grieve, Moan, Deplore, Weep, Cry, Rue, Wail, Keen

Antonyms: Praise, Exalt, Rejoice, Be Happy, Be Joyous, Gloat, Applaud, Cheer, Glory, Vaunt, Admire, Enjoy

Usage: She bewailed her misfortune.

Meaning: उसने अपनी दुर्भाग्य पर विलाप किया।

(iii) Glamorize (V.): make (something) seem glamorous or desirable, especially spuriously so.

Pronunciation: ग्लैमराइज़

Hindi Translations: आकर्षक बनाना

Synonyms:  Romanticize, Romanticise, Glamourize, Glamourize, Glamorise, Beautify, Exalt, Glorify, Adorn, Idealize, Aggrandize, Grace

Antonyms: Actual, Bewail, Blemish, Chastise, Degrade, Mar, Uglify

Usage: You want to glamorize it and make it more acceptable.

Meaning: आप इसे आकर्षक बनाना और अधिक स्वीकार्य बनाना चाहते हैं।

(iv) Enshrine (V.): place (a revered or precious object) in an appropriate receptacle.

Pronunciation: एन्श्राइन

Hindi Translations: संजोना, स्थापित करना, पवित्र समझ कर सुरक्षित रखना, बचा रखना, प्रतिष्ठापित करना, मंदिर में रखना

Synonyms:  Sanctify, Consecrate, Hallow, Exalt, Glorify, Saint, Bless, Cherish, Revere, Canonize, Shrine, Bury

Antonyms: Degrade, Debase, Vitiate, Darken, Depreciate, Violate, Pollute, Debauch, Demoralise, Demoralize, Deprave, Misdirect

Usage: The new constitution should enshrine majority rule.

Meaning: नए संविधान द्वारा बहुमत के नियम को स्थापित करना चाहिए।

(v) Seduce (V.): attract (someone) to a belief or into a course of action that is inadvisable or foolhardy.

Pronunciation: सिडूस

Hindi Translations: फुसलाना, बहकाना, बिगाड़ना, लुभाना, आकर्षित करना, नष्ट करना, धोखा देना

Synonyms:  Tempt, Entice, Allure, Beguile, Attract, Inveigle, Lure, Charm, Captivate, Coax, Induce, Decoy

Antonyms: Repel, Disenchant, Turn Off, Offend, Dissuade, Repulse, Disgust, Push, Reject, Release

Usage: Are you trying to seduce me?

Meaning: क्या तुम मुझे फुसलाने की कोशिश कर रहे हो?

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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