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Vocab Express- 599

Vocab Express- 599

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- 598 here

(i) Dupe (N.): a victim of deception.

Pronunciation: डूप

Hindi Translations: धोखा खाने वाला, छला हुआ मनुष्य, भोला आदमी, भोला, भोला-भाला, सीधा

Synonyms:  Fool, Gull, Trick, Sucker, Victim, Swindle, Con, Patsy, Mark, Fall Guy, Pigeon, Chump, Butt, Sap

Antonyms: Cognizant

Usage: He portrays himself as an innocent dupe.

Meaning: वह खुद को एक निर्दोष भोले आदमी के रूप में चित्रित करता है।

(ii) Strait (N.): a narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two large areas of water.

Pronunciation: स्ट्रेट / स्ट्रैट

Hindi Translations: संकेत, सकरा, जलडमरूमध्य, सँकरा, सकरा मार्ग, कठिन, तंग, तंगहाली, नाका, संकीर्ण

Synonyms:  Predicament, Inlet, Plight, Crisis, Dilemma, Sound, Distress, Exigency, Pass, Narrows, Emergency, Narrow

Antonyms: Advantage, Ease, Closure, Comfort, Good Fortune, Miracle

Usage: We will transit the strait at night.

Meaning: हम रात में सकरे मार्ग से पारगमन करेंगे।

(iii) Indolence(N.): avoidance of activity or exertion; laziness.

Pronunciation: इन्डलन्स

Hindi Translations: आलस, आलस्य, ढिलाई, निष्क्रियता, सुस्ती

Synonyms:  Idleness, Laziness, Sloth, Sluggishness, Slothfulness, Inactivity, Inertia, Torpor, Shiftlessness, Lethargy, Listlessness, Languor, Faineance, Apathy

Antonyms: Action, Perseverance, Industry, Energy, Diligence, Enterprise, Liveliness, Vigour, Activity, Persistence, Motivator, Bustle, Effort

Usage: He was noted for his indolence.

Meaning: वह अपने आलस्य के लिए प्रसिद्ध था।

(iv) Profanation (N.): degradation of something worthy of respect; cheapening.

Pronunciation: प्राफनेशन / प्रॉफनैशन

Hindi Translations: अपवित्रीकरण, अवज्ञा, धर्मनिरपेक्ष, बिगाड़ना, सांसारिक, तोड़ना-मरोड़ना, ओछा बनाने की क्रिया

Synonyms:  Desecration, Sacrilege, Violation, Blasphemy, Defilement, Abuse, Impiety, Curse, Profanity, Misuse, Pollution, Profaneness, Prostitution, Debasement

Antonyms: Sanctuary

Usage: It is a profanation of religion to declare oneself a terrorist in the name of God.

Meaning: स्वयं को भगवान के नाम पर एक आतंकवादी घोषित करना धर्म का अपमान है।

(v) Muck (N.): dirt, rubbish, or waste matter.

Pronunciation: मक

Hindi Translations:  मलवा, बहुत ही बेकार वस्तु, धूल मिट्टी या हद से ज़्यादा गंदगी से भरी कोई चीज़, कूड़ा-कर्कट, खेत के लिये गोबर की खाद, क्रोध, गंदगी, लीद, ग़ुस्सा

Synonyms:  Sludge, Slime, Mud, Dung, Mire, Filth, Ooze, Manure, Dirt, Goo, Gunk, Droppings, Garbage

Antonyms: Pureness, Cleanness, Purity, Sanitation, Transparency, Wholesomeness, Sanitization, Cleanliness, Neatness, Tidiness, Chastity

Usage: My face and hands were covered in muck.

Meaning: मेरा चेहरा और हाथ धूल मिट्टी में सने 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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