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Vocab Express- 592

Vocab Express- 592

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- 591 here

(i) Gentility (N.): social superiority as demonstrated by genteel manners, behaviour, or appearances.

Pronunciation: जेन्टिलिटी

Hindi Translations:  उमरा, कुलीनता, भद्रता, शिष्टाचार, सज्जनता, मुरौवत, अमीर-उमरा, अभिजात-वर्ग, अभिजाततंत्र

Synonyms:  Elite, Decorum, Propriety, Politeness, Breeding, Refinement, Aristocracy, Civility, Nobility, Elegance, Genteelness, Culture, Polish

Antonyms: Cruelty, Audacity, Coarseness, Crudeness, Roughness, Crudity, Discourtesy, Impoliteness, Vulgarity, Rusticity, Barbarity

Usage: He thinks fine clothes are a mark of gentility.

Meaning: वह सोचता है कि अच्छे कपड़े कुलीनता का प्रतीक हैं।

(ii) Emblem (N.): a heraldic device or symbolic object as a distinctive badge of a nation, organization, or family.

Pronunciation: एम्ब्लम

Hindi Translations: चिह्न, प्रतीक, रूप, लक्षण, राज्य-चिह्न

Synonyms:  Symbol, Badge Sign, Mark, Token, Flag, Seal, Coat Of Arms, Figure, Device, Logo, Brand,

Representation

Antonyms: Tell, Contraindication, Antitype, Abdicate

Usage: A rose is the national emblem of England.

Meaning: गुलाब इंग्लैंड का राष्ट्रीय प्रतीक है।

(iii) Gouge (V.): make (a groove, hole, or indentation) with or as if with a gouge.

Pronunciation: गाउज

Hindi Translations: उगाहना, ऐंठना, खोदना, गोल बरमाना, खून चूसना, भेद डालना

Synonyms:  Overcharge, Dig, Cut, Scoop, Gash, Dent, Scratch, Groove, Chisel, Nick, Channel, Spear, Extort

Antonyms: Fill

Usage: A metal object was used to gouge a deep aperture.

Meaning: एक गहरे छेद बनाने के लिए धातु की वस्तु का उपयोग किया जाता था।

(iv) Oratory (N.): a small chapel, especially for private worship.

Pronunciation: ऑरटॉरी / ऑरटोरी

Hindi Translations: वक्तृता, वक्तृत्व, वाक्पटुता, सुवकृत्व, वक्तृत्व कला, भाषणबाज़ी, ख़ुशबयानी, वाक-पटुता, वाक-चातुर्य, वक्तृत्व-कला, भाषण कला

Synonyms:  Rhetoric, Elocution, Diction, Declamation, Eloquence, Church, Chapel, Grandiloquence, Articulation, Speech, Public Speaking, Address, Chantry

Antonyms: Brief Friendly Chat, Secular

Usage: I admire the oratory of some politicians.

Meaning: मैं कुछ राजनेताओं की वाक्पटुता की प्रशंसा करता हूं।

(v) Mesmerize (V.): hold the attention of (someone) to the exclusion of all else or so as to transfix them.

Pronunciation: मेज़्मराइज़

Hindi Translations: सम्मोहित करना, सम्मोहन से अचेतन करना

Synonyms:  Hypnotize, Fascinate, Enchant, Charm, Captivate, Bewitch, Spellbind, Entrance, Magnetize, Beguile, Enthrall, Grip, Enrapture

Antonyms: Tire, Bore, Exasperate, Repel, Turn Off, Displease, Enrage, Exacerbate, Disturb, Irritate, Offend

Usage: They were mesmerized by her performance.

Meaning: वे उसके प्रदर्शन से मंत्रमुग्ध थे।

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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