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Vocab Express- 615

Vocab Express- 615

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.

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(i) Loathsome (Adj.): causing hatred or disgust; repulsive.

Pronunciation: लोद्सम / लोथ्सम

Hindi Translations: घिनौना, घृणास्पद, घृणित, नागवार, वीभत्स, घृणा योग्य

Synonyms:  Repulsive, Vile, Foul, Offensive, Disgusting, Abominable, Repugnant, Revolting, Nauseating, Repellent, Obnoxious, Sickening, Abhorrent

Antonyms: Gorgeous, Beautiful, Good, Lovable, Pleasing, Sexy, Cute, Attractive, Charming Inoffensive, Delightful, Adorable, Agreeable

Usage: He is a loathsome disgusting creature.

Meaning: वह एक घृणास्पद घिनौना प्राणी है।

(ii) Acquiescence (N.): the reluctant acceptance of something without protest.

Pronunciation: ऐक्वीएसन्स

Hindi Translations: अनुमति, सम्मति, सहमति, रज़ामंदी, प्रसन्नता पूर्वक अंगीकार, मौन सम्मति या समनुमति

Synonyms:  Acceptance, Assent, Compliance, Consent, Agreement, Concurrence, Obedience, Submission, Deference, Submissiveness, Approval, Permission, Conformity, Resignation

Antonyms: Disagreement, Defiance, Rebellion, Opposition, Resistance, Rejection, Denial, Refusal, Insubordination, Antipathy, Veto

Usage: The chief inclined his head in sign of acquiescence.

Meaning: प्रमुख ने रज़ामंदी के संकेत में अपने सिर को झुकाया।

(iii) Reminiscence (N.): a story told about a past event remembered by the narrator.

Pronunciation: रेमनिसन्स

Hindi Translations: याद, संस्मरण, समानता, सुध, स्मरण, स्मृति, याद करना

Synonyms:  Recollection, Remembrance, Memory, Flashback, Recall, Retrospection, Nostalgia, Retrospect, Homesickness, Account, Memoirs, Remembering, Anamnesis

Antonyms: Oblivion

Usage: Reminiscence can produce a lot more responses.

Meaning: याद दिलाना और ज़्यादा प्रतिक्रिया उत्पादित कर सकता है।

(iv) Ambitious (Adj.): having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed.

Pronunciation: ऐम्बिशस

Hindi Translations: धुनी, महत्वाकांक्षी, लालसी, अकांक्षा सूचक, अभिलाषी, उमंगी

Synonyms:  Eager, Determined, Weighty, Laborious, Serious, Difficult, Hard, Severe, Operose, Toilsome, Trying, Arduous, Elaborate, Tough

Antonyms: Lazy, Easy, Idle, Amenable, Unambitious, Apathetic, Content, Satisfied, Unassuming, Facile, Humble, Unmotivated, Fulfilled

Usage: She is an ambitious woman.

Meaning: वह एक महत्वाकांक्षी महिला है।

(v) Confide (V.): tell someone about a secret or private matter while trusting them not to repeat it to others.

Pronunciation: कन्फाइड

Hindi Translations: बताना, सौंपना, विश्वास करना, भरोसा करना, गुप्त बातें बतलाना, पर दृढ़ विश्वास करना, पर भरोसा रखना, सौंप देना, गुप्त बात बताना, गुप्त रूप से बताना

Synonyms:  Trust, Entrust, Commit, Divulge, Commend, Consign, Intrust, Tell, Whisper, Reveal, Rely

Antonyms: Conceal, Suppress, Keep, Deter, Hide, Secrete, Withhold, Enclose, Detain, Govern, Decide, Determine, Prevent

Usage: Can I confide in you?

Meaning: क्या मैं आप में विश्वास कर सकता हूँ?

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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