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Vocab Express- 597

Vocab Express- 597

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- 596 here

(i) Conspicuous (Adj.): standing out so as to be clearly visible.

Pronunciation: कन्स्पिक्यूअस

Hindi Translations: प्रत्यक्ष, प्रमुख, प्रसिद्ध, विख्यात, सुप्रकट, सुप्रकाश, सुस्पष्ट, स्पष्ट

Synonyms:  Obvious, Clear, Evident, Prominent, Apparent, Notable, Outstanding, Patent, Visible, Manifest, Famous, Plain, Blatant

Antonyms: Hidden, Concealed, Inconspicuous, Unseen, Obscure, Unnoticeable, Imperceptible, Invisible, Secret, Unimportant, Unknown

Usage: There was a conspicuous landmark ahead.

Meaning: आगे एक विख्यात ऐतिहासिक स्थल था।

(ii) Scarcely (Adv.): only just; almost not.

Pronunciation: स्केर्स्ली / स्केस्ली

Hindi Translations: अभी-अभी, केवल, ही, मुश्किल से, कठिनता से, शायद ही, मुशकिल से, जिस दम, कदाचित ही

Synonyms:  Hardly, Barely, Just, Scantily, Infrequently, Seldom, Little, Only Just, Rarely, Scarce, Almost

Antonyms: Abundantly, Highly, Plainly, Plentifully, Easily, Liberally, Adequately, Familiarly, Freely, Readily, Openly, Lightly

Usage: There was scarcely a tree left standing after the storm.

Meaning: तूफान के बाद मुश्किल से कोई पेड़ खड़ा था।

(iii) Absolution (N.): formal release from guilt, obligation, or punishment.

Pronunciation: ऐब्सलूशन

Hindi Translations: उद्धार, क्षमादान, निर्मुक्ति, पाप-क्षमा, पापमोचन, मुक्ति, पापमुक्ति

Synonyms:  Amnesty, Forgiveness, Pardon, Acquittal, Exoneration, Release, Remission, Excuse, Exculpation, Reprieve, Vindication

Antonyms: Condemnation, Conviction, Time, Sentence, Intolerance, Assurance, Belief, Bigotry, Certainty, Confidence, Impatience, Persuasion

Usage: He was granted absolution.

Meaning: उसे क्षमादान दिया गया था।

(iv) Drift (N.): a continuous slow movement from one place to another.

Pronunciation: ड्रिफ्ट

Hindi Translations: अर्थ, आशय, झुकाव, ढेर, धारा, बहाव, बौछार, भाव, संचय, स्रोत, मोड़ लेना, बहाव संवहन, अभिप्राय या अर्थ

Synonyms:  Float, Tendency, Trend, Purport, Tenor, Significance, Stream, Import, Meaning, Gist, Movement, Current

Antonyms: Guide, Combat, Conflict, Conduct, Ditch, Completion, Cue, Clearance, Contest, Sink

Usage: The drift of the icebergs in the sea endangers the ships.

Meaning: समुद्र में हिम-शिला का बहाव जहाजों को खतरे में डाल देती है।

(v) Deject (V.): make sad or dispirited; depress.

Pronunciation: डिजेक्ट

Hindi Translations: उदास, हतोत्साह करना, उदास करना, जी तोड़ना, मन तोड़ना, खिन्न करना, दिल तोड़ना, मन तोड़ना

Synonyms:  Dishearten, Depress, Dispirit, Discourage, Sadden, Cast Down, Dampen, Dismay, Demoralize, Demoralise, Damp, Get Down

Antonyms: Elate, Encourage, Enliven, Hearten, Stimulate, Inspire, Promote, Cherish, Advise, Assist, Cultivate

Usage: Such news dejects me.

Meaning: इस तरह की खबर मुझे निराश करती 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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