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Vocab Express- 612

Vocab Express- 612

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- 611 here

(i) Candor (N.): the quality of being open and honest in expression; frankness.

Pronunciation: कैन्डर

Hindi Translations: स्पष्टवादिता, खरापन, निष्कपटता, निर्मलता

Synonyms:  Honesty, Sincerity, Frankness, Candidness, Truth, Openness, Fairness, Directness, Artlessness, Veracity, Ingenuousness, Genuineness, Candour, Forthrightness

Antonyms: Lying, Deceit, Unfairness, Artifice, Falsehood, Deception, Guile, Dishonesty, Duplicity, Support, Tact, Crookedness, Deceitfulness

Usage: You ought to treat this matter with candor.

Meaning: आपको इस मामले को निष्कपटता के साथ देखना चाहिए।

(ii) Brawl (V.): fight or quarrel in a rough or noisy way.

Pronunciation: ब्रॉल

Hindi Translations: झगड़ना, विवाद करना, गाली गलौज करना, गुलगपाड़ा करना, उपद्रव करना, लड़ाई-झगड़ा करना, बिगाड़ करना

Synonyms:  Fight, Squabble, Row, Riot, Battle, Quarrel, Dispute, Wrangle, Scrap, Scuffle, Clash, Feud, Broil

Antonyms: Harmonize, Make Peace, Agree, Give In, Concur

Usage: He got caught up in a street brawl.

Meaning: वह एक सड़क विवाद में पकड़ा गया।

(iii) Apprehension (N.): anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.

Pronunciation: ऐप्रिहेन्शन

Hindi Translations: बाध, बोध शक्ति, अनुभव, गिरफ्तारी, डर, पकड़, भय, शंका, शक, सनसनी, समझ, हिरासत

Synonyms:  Fear, Anxiety, Worry, Dread, Apprehensiveness, Uneasiness, Misgiving, Alarm, Suspicion, Perception, Comprehension, Understanding, Concern

Antonyms: Confidence, Calmness, Ease, Calm, Peace, Misunderstanding, Discharge, Release, Liberation, Ignorance, Hope, Reassurance, Security

Usage: There is growing apprehension among flood affected people.

Meaning: बाढ़ प्रभावित लोगों के बीच बढ़ती आशंका है।

(iv) Ambivalence (N.): the state of having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone.

Pronunciation: ऐम्बिवलन्स

Hindi Translations: उभयभाविता, उभयवृत्तिता, द्वैधवृत्ति, उभयभाविका, दोहरे विचार वाला

Synonyms:  Uncertainty, Indecisiveness, Irresolution, Indecision, Tentativeness, Doubt, Hesitation, Vacillation, Inconsistency, Fickleness, Ambiguity, Duality, Fluctuation

Antonyms: Certainty, Aphorism, Woman Tough, Moral Fibre, Decisiveness, Consistency

Usage: Significantly, people have reacted with ambivalence.

Meaning: महत्वपूर्ण बात यह है कि लोगों ने द्विपक्षीयता के साथ प्रतिक्रिया व्यक्त की है।

(v) Abstract (Adj.): existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence.

Pronunciation: ऐब्स्ट्रैक्ट

Hindi Translations: अमूर्त, काल्पनिक, गूढ़, निराकार, भाववाचक, भावात्मक, सामान्य

Synonyms:  Theoretical, Summary, Conceptual, Ideal, Notional, Hypothetical, Speculative, Brief, Academic, Intellectual, Separate, Impractical, Intangible, Unpractical

Antonyms: Real, Concrete, Factual, Tangible, Actual, Capable Of Being, Material, Objective, Physical, Complete, Practical, Genuine, Serviceable

Usage: It's not a question of some abstract concept.

Meaning: यह कोई अमूर्त अवधारणा का सवाल 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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