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Vocab Express- 628

Vocab Express- 628

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- 627 here

(i) Prosecute (V.): carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in.

Pronunciation: प्रासक्यूट

Hindi Translations: अभियोग लगाना, अनुसरण करना, लगा रहना, जारी रखना, पीछा करना, निर्वाह करना, अभियोग चलाना, किये जाना, फौज दारी में नालिश करना, मुकदमा चलाना

Synonyms:  Pursue, Accuse, Take To Court, Litigate, Carry On, Sue, Indict, Arraign, Execute, Follow Up, Impeach, Bring Suit, Perform

Antonyms: Defend, Liberate, Pardon, Exonerate, Free, Cease, Halt, Stop, Give, Agree, Acquiesce, Accept, Acknowledge

Usage: The police decided not to prosecute.

Meaning: पुलिस ने मुकदमा न चलाने का फैसला किया।

(ii) Opine (V.): hold and state as one's opinion.

Pronunciation: ओपाइन

Hindi Translations: समझना, समझाना, सोचना, मान लेना, विचार करना, राय होना, ख़याल करना, कहना, विचारना

Synonyms:  Think, Say, Suppose, Comment, Imagine, Reckon, Guess, Believe, Conceive, Figure, Consider, Judge, Reason

Antonyms: Calculate, Disbelieve, Know, Measure

Usage: I opine that it will rain before night.

Meaning: मेरा ख़याल है कि रात से पहले बारिश होगी।

(iii) Unostentatious (Adj.): not ostentatious.

Pronunciation: अनआस्टन्टैशस

Hindi Translations: अपरंपरागत, सादा, आडंबररहित, दिखावा रहित, अप्रथावाला

Synonyms:  Humble, Unpretentious, Modest, Unassuming, Plain, Simple, Unobtrusive, Unpretending, Discreet, Homely, Inconspicuous, Bashful, Unembellished

Antonyms: Ostentatious, Pretentious, Flamboyant, Gorgeous, Grandiose, Pompous, Showy, Gaudy, Flashy, Loud, Extravagant, Garish

Usage: He lives an unostentatious lifestyle.

Meaning: वह सादा जीवन शैली जीते हैं।

(iv) Supple (Adj.): bending and moving easily and gracefully; flexible.

Pronunciation: सपल

Hindi Translations: अधीन, अनुकूलनीय, कोमल, ढीला, नरम, लचीला, सुनम्य, अदृढ़, सहज में झुकनेवाला

Synonyms:  Flexible, Pliant, Yielding, Lithe, Soft, Limber, Elastic, Pliable, Plastic, Lissome, Malleable, Submissive, Lissom

Antonyms: Stiff, Rigid, Hard, Firm, Inflexible, Adamant, Brittle, Unyielding Awkward, Stubborn, Inflexible, Hardheaded, Stocky

Usage: She exercises every day to keep herself supple.

Meaning: खुद को लचीला रखने के लिए वह हर दिन व्यायाम करती हैं।

(v) Summon (V.): authoritatively or urgently call on (someone) to be present, especially as a defendant or witness in a law court.

Pronunciation: समन

Hindi Translations: पुकारना, बटोरना, बुलाना, माँगना, बुलवाना, इकट्ठा करना, बुला भेजना, आयोजन करना, बुला भेंजना

Synonyms:  Call, Muster, Assemble, Rally, Bid, Convene, Beckon, Call Forth, Invite, Convoke, Cite Invoke, Gather

Antonyms: Dismiss, Banish, Adjourn, Break Up, Distribute, Break, Dissolve, Cast Out, Apportion, Avert, Avoid, Close

Usage: She managed to summon up a smile.

Meaning: वह एक मुस्कान इकट्ठा करने में कामयाब रही।

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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