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Vocab Express- 598

Vocab Express- 598

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- 597 here

(i) Ethereal (Adj.): extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect for this world.

Pronunciation: इथिरीअल / इथीरीअल

Hindi Translations: अलौकिक, आकाशीय, मृदु, वायव्य, सुकुमार, स्वर्गिक, स्वर्गीय, हल्का, हल्की, हवाई, अतींद्रिय, व्योमावेषयक, वायुवत सूक्ष्म

Synonyms:  Airy, Celestial, Heavenly, Immaterial, Unearthly, Intangible, Aerial, Insubstantial, Vaporous, Unsubstantial, Incorporeal, Supernatural, Subtle

Antonyms: Corporeal, Worldly, Heavy, Substantial, Earthly, Tangible, Concrete, Material, Solid, Real, Palpable

Usage: The music is ethereal.

Meaning: संगीत अलौकिक है।

(ii) Mote (N.): a tiny piece of a substance.

Pronunciation: मोट

Hindi Translations: कण, धूलिकण, धूल कण, छोटा धब्बा, धूलि का कण

Synonyms:  Particle, Atom, Speck, Molecule, Dot, Grain, Fleck, Bit, Crumb, Iota, Mite, Spot

Antonyms: Mass, Lot, Bucket, Peck, Abundance, Wealth, Mess, Chunk, Barrel, Bushel Deal, Mountain

Usage: The small mote on her forehead distinguishes her from her twin sister.

Meaning: उसके माथे पर छोटा धब्बा है जो उसे अपनी जुड़वां बहन से अलग करता है।

(iii) Vigilant (Adj.): keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.

Pronunciation: विजलन्ट

Hindi Translations: मुस्तैद, अनिद्र, बिना नींद का, एहतियाती, चौकन्ना, चौकस, सचेत, सतर्क, सावधान, आयुक्त्, उन्निद्र, जागरूक

Synonyms:  Alert, Watchful, Attentive, Observant, Wary, On The Alert, Cautious, Overprotective, Heedful, Prudent, Circumspect, Open-Eyed, Careful

Antonyms: Careless, Inattentive, Unaware, Negligent, Forgetful, Neglectful, Oblivious, Heedless, Incautious, Slack Asleep, Impulsive

Usage: The thief was spotted by vigilant neighbours.

Meaning: चोर को सतर्क पड़ोसियों द्वारा देखा गया था।

(iv) Inapt (Adj.): not suitable or appropriate in the circumstances.

Pronunciation: इनैप्ट

Hindi Translations: अयोग्य, नामुनासिब, अनुवित, अकुशल, अनुचित, अनुपयुक्त, अप्रयोज्य

Synonyms:  Inappropriate, Unsuitable, Unfit, Unsuited, Improper, Inapposite, Inept, Unapt, Unfitting, Malapropos, Unbefitting, Unseemly, Out Of Place

Antonyms: Happy, Apt, Competent, Suitable, Eligible, Applicable, Apposite, Appropriate, Felicitous, Fitting, Germane, Acceptable, Relevant

Usage: He always makes inapt remarks.

Meaning: वह हमेशा अयोग्य टिप्पणी करता है।

(v) Disapprobation (N.): strong disapproval, typically on moral grounds.

Pronunciation: डिसैप्रबेशन

Hindi Translations: अस्वीकृति, आक्षेप, मलामत, अननुमोदन, नापसंदगी, अप्रसन्नता

Synonyms:  Disapproval, Condemnation, Censure, Disfavour, Displeasure, Dislike, Objection, Criticism, Blame, Disesteem, Reproof, Animadversion, Flak

Antonyms: Blessing, Approbation, Approval, Support, Acclaim, Acclamation, Applause, Praise, Agreement Commendation, Sanction, Endorsement, Accolade

Usage: She feared her father's disapprobation.

Meaning: उसे अपने पिता की अस्वीकृति का डर था।

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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