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Vocab Express- 618

Vocab Express- 618

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- 617 here

(i) Juggle (V.): hold with difficulty and balance insecurely. Throw, catch, and keep in the air several things simultaneously.

Pronunciation: जगल

Hindi Translations: धोखा देना, जादू करना, छलबल करना, बाजीगरी करना, हाथ की सफाई करना, सुनियोजित करना, एक साथ संभालना, हथफेर करना, हथकंडा करना

Synonyms:  Beguile, Manipulate, Trick, Doctor, Rig, Hoodwink, Misrepresent, Falsify, Deceive, Bluff, Delude, Fix, Take In

Antonyms: Be Honest, Neglect, Leave Alone, Reveal

Usage: He is juggling five or six projects.

Meaning: वह पांच या छह परियोजनाओं को एक साथ संभाल रहा है।

(ii) Predominance (N.): the state or condition of being greater in number or amount.

Pronunciation: प्रिडामनन्स

Hindi Translations: आधिक्य, आधिपत्य, प्रधानता, प्रधान्य, प्रबलता, प्रभुता, प्रभुत्व, बड़ाई, महत्त्व, विशेषता

Synonyms:  Supremacy, Sway, Control, Power, Mastery, Ascendancy, Influence, Superiority, Domination, Preponderance, Predomination, Dominion, Dominance

Antonyms: Minority

Usage: There was a predominance of female teachers in elementary schools.

Meaning: प्राथमिक विद्यालयों में महिला शिक्षकों का प्रावधान था।

(iii) Grin (N.): a broad smile.

Pronunciation: ग्रिन

Hindi Translations: बनावटी हंसी, उपहास रूपी मुस्कुराहट, ठहाका लगाना, खीस हंसी, खीस, मुस्कराहट, हंसी, मुसकान, मुसकुराहट

Synonyms:  Smile, Smirk, Beam, Laugh, Grinning, Sneer, Simper, Smiling, Leer, Grimace, Crack, Face, Chuckle

Antonyms: Frown, Grimace, Growl, Pout, Scowl, Glare, Gloom, Expression, Glow, Radiance, Glitter, Contortion

Usage: "Yeah ! " he said with a grin.

Meaning: "हाँ!" उसने एक मुस्कान के साथ कहा।

(iv) Contuse (V.): injure (a part of the body) without breaking the skin, forming a bruise.

Pronunciation: कन्टूज़

Hindi Translations: चोट लगाना, मार देना

Synonyms:  Bruise, Crush, Batter, Injure, Pound, Wound, Hurt, Bray, Beat, Black, Scrape, Comminute, Offend

Antonyms: Improve, Mend, Adorn, Aid, Appease, Assist, Beautify, Build, Build Up, Compliment, Construct, Create

Usage: He completed the match with a contused knee.

Meaning: उन्होंने चोट लगे हुए घुटने के साथ मैच पूरा किया।

(v) Announce (V.): make a public and typically formal declaration about a fact, occurrence, or intention.

Pronunciation: अनाउन्स

Hindi Translations: जताना, सूचना देना, प्रकट करना, घोषित करना, विज्ञापन देना, सूचित करना, प्रकाशित करना, प्रचार करना, घोषणा करना, उद्घोषणा करना, जोर से कहना

Synonyms:  Proclaim, Declare, Broadcast, Publish, Promulgate, Herald, Reveal, Make Known, Communicate, Foretell, Advertise, Presage, Betoken, Pronounce

Antonyms: Withhold, Conceal, Hide, Keep Secret, Refrain, Suppress, Repress, Bottle Up, Keep Quiet, Be Quiet, Cover, Bury, Keep Back

Usage: The Company is expected to announce 200 jobs in near future.

Meaning: कंपनी से निकट भविष्य में 200 नौकरियों की घोषणा की उम्मीद 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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