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Vocab Express- 593

Vocab Express- 593

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- 592 here

(i) Consecrated (V.): make or declare (something, typically a church) sacred; dedicate formally to a religious or divine purpose.

Pronunciation: कान्सक्रैटड / कान्सक्रैटिड

Hindi Translations: पवित्र, प्रतिष्ठित

Synonyms:  Sanctified, Hallowed, Dedicated, Blessed, Venerated, Anointed, Committed, Ordained, Revered, Glorified, Deified, Beatified

Antonyms: Desecrated, Despoiled, Damaged, Defiled, Deprecated, Reviled

Usage: The bones will be reburied in consecrated ground.

Meaning: पवित्र भूमि में हड्डियों को फिरसे दफनाया जाएगा।

(ii) Chink (N.): a narrow opening or crack, typically one that admits light.

Pronunciation: चिंक

Hindi Translations: खनक, ठनकना, दरार, झनझन, ठनकाना

Synonyms:  Crack, Crevice, Cleft, Rift, Fissure, Split, Gap, Rent, Slit, Hole, Break, Cut, Cranny

Antonyms: Solid, Closing

Usage: He peeped through a chink in the curtains.

Meaning: वह पर्दे में पड़ी दरार में से झाँक रहा था।

(iii) Convict (V.): declare (someone) to be guilty of a criminal offense by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge in a court of law.

Pronunciation: कान्विक्ट / कन्विक्ट / कान्विक्ट / कान्विक्ट

Hindi Translations: दोषी निर्णय करना, अपराधी घोषित करना, अपराधी ठहराना, दोषी सिद्ध करना, समझा देना

Synonyms:  Condemn, Sentence, Doom, Find Guilty, Damn, Adjudge, Attaint, Pass Sentence On, Censure, Proscribe, Imprison, Blame

Antonyms: Release, Exonerate, Acquit, Absolve, Vindicate, Assoil, Free, Liberate, Exculpate, Justify

Usage: There wasn't enough evidence to convict her.

Meaning: उसे दोषी ठहराने के लिए पर्याप्त सबूत नहीं थे।

(iv) Inventive (Adj.): (of a person) having the ability to create or design new things or to think originally.

Pronunciation: इन्वेन्टिव

Hindi Translations: मौलिक, युक्तिमान, नयी नयी बातें सोचकर निकालने वाला, निर्माण कुशल, आविष्कारशील, आविष्कार कुशल, कल्पनाचतुर

Synonyms:  Clever, Ingenious, Creative, Imaginative, Resourceful, Original, Intelligent, Innovative, Smart, Fertile, Productive, Gifted, Innovatory

Antonyms: Uninventive, Hackneyed, Uncreative, Unoriginal, Banal, Corny, Unimaginative, Uninspired, Dull

Usage: He was highly inventive.

Meaning: वह बेहद आविष्कारशील था।

(v) Horrendous (Adj.): extremely unpleasant, horrifying, or terrible.

Pronunciation: हॉरेन्डस

Hindi Translations: भयानक, भीषण, विकट

Synonyms:  Scary, Horrible, Dreadful, Gruesome, Appalling, Frightful, Hideous, Awful, Horrid, Atrocious, Terrible, Ghastly

Antonyms: Pleasant, Acceptable, Excellent, Bearable, Delightful, Lovely, Minor, Tolerable, Bee's , Nees, Remarkable, Phenomenal

Usage: This is so horrendous, it bears no description.

Meaning: यह बहुत ही विकट है, इस पर कोई विवरण नहीं 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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