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Vocab Express- 616

Vocab Express- 616

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- 615 here

(i) restrain (V.): prevent (someone or something) from doing something; keep under control or within limits.

Pronunciation: रिस्ट्रेन / रीस्ट्रैन

Hindi Translations: रोकना, प्रतिरोध करना, निरोध करना, अवरुद्ध करना, परिमित करना, सीमित करना, अधीन करना, निग्रह करना, नियंत्रित करना, अवरोध लगाना, थाम रखना

Synonyms:  Check, Curb, Restrict, Control, Suppress, Hinder, Inhibit, Repress, Limit, Hold Back, Confine, Impede, Bridle

Antonyms: Release, Free, Unleash, Deliver, Encourage, Loosen, Promote, Controvert, Liberate, Abet, Actuate, Agitate

Usage: He gets out of hand when they try to restrain him.

Meaning: जब वह उसे रोकने की कोशिश करते है तो वह प्रतिरोध करता है।

(ii) freakish (Adj.): bizarre or grotesque; abnormal.

Pronunciation: फ्रीकिश

Hindi Translations: झक्की, विचित्र, चंचल-चित्त

Synonyms:  Odd, Bizarre, Strange, Queer, Weird, Eccentric, Peculiar, Freaky, Outlandish, Unusual, Capricious

Antonyms: Normal, Standard, Usual, Common, General, Natural, Ordinary, Conventional, Mainstream, Customary, Regular, Every Day, Typical

Usage: It's just one of these freakish things.

Meaning: यह इन अजीब चीज़ों में से सिर्फ एक है।

(iii) bereavement (N.): state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one.

Pronunciation: बरीव्मन्ट

Hindi Translations: मौत, वियोग, शोक, हानि, ग़मी, प्रियजन की मृत्यु, शोक दशा, मृत्यु के कारण क्षति

Synonyms:  Mourning, Loss, Sadness, Grief, Deprivation, Sorrow, Privation, Damage, Detriment, Injury, Destruction, Dispossession, Death

Antonyms: Disposition, Comfort, Descent, Extraction, Genesis, Parturition, Accouchement, Blood, Labor, Lineage, Nativity, Onset

Usage: He has suffered bereavement.

Meaning: उसे शोक का सामना करना पड़ा है।

(iv) ditty (N.): a short simple song.

Pronunciation: डिटी

Hindi Translations: गाना, गीत, गाने की कविता, छोटा गीत, खंडगान

Synonyms:  Tune, Song, Jingle, Carol, Chorus, Melody, Ballad, Composition, Hymn, Poem, Air Aria, Theme

Antonyms: Epic Poem

Usage: We all like her ditty.

Meaning: हम सबको उसका गाना पसंद है।

(v) unflagging (Adj.): tireless; persistent.

Pronunciation: अन्फ्लैगिंग / अन्फ्लैगींग

Hindi Translations: अथक, अविरत, निरंतर, लगातार

Synonyms:  Indefatigable, Tireless, Untiring, Persistent, Unfaltering, Unwavering, Persevering, Steadfast, Unfailing, Dogged, Resolute, Determined, Constant

Antonyms: Changing, Inconstant, Variable, Wavering, Capricious, Changeable, Erratic, Volatile, Inconsistent, Mercurial, Changeful, Giddy

Usage: She had shown unflagging support for the cause.

Meaning: उसने कार्य के लिए निरंतर समर्थन दिखाया 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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