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Vocab Express- 630

Vocab Express- 630

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- 629 here

(i) Sarcastic (Adj.): marked by or given to using irony in order to mock or convey contempt.

Pronunciation: सार्कैस्टिक

Hindi Translations: कटु, व्यंग्यपूर्ण, व्यंग्यात्मक, कटू, व्यंग्यमिश्रित, ताने-भरा, निन्दापूर्ण

Synonyms:  Satirical, Ironic, Sardonic, Biting, Cutting, Derisive, Scornful, Caustic, Contemptuous, Ironical, Mocking, Satiric, Acid, Bitter

Antonyms: Diplomatic, Gracious, Polite, Mild, Bland, Respectful, Hospitable Courteous, Calm, Good-Humoured, Sociable

Usage: His tone was lightly sarcastic.

Meaning: उनका स्वर हल्का व्यंग्यात्मक था।

(ii) Abduction (N.): the action or an instance of forcibly taking someone away against their will.

Pronunciation: ऐब्डक्शन / अब्डक्शन

Hindi Translations: अपहरण, अपावर्तन, किसी को फुसला या धमका कर भगा ले जाना, धोखा देकर निकाल ले जाना

Synonyms:  Kidnapping, Apprehension, Capture, Seizure, Rape, Catching, Appropriation, Arrest, Snatch, Confiscation, Snatching, Deduction

Antonyms: Release, Liberation, Discharge, Rescue, Immunity, Extrication, Deliverance, Pardon, Excuse, Issue, Ransom, Exemption, Relief

Usage: He was charged with abduction.

Meaning: उस पर अपहरण का आरोप लगाया गया था।

(iii) Turmoil (N.): a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.

Pronunciation: टर्मॉइल

Hindi Translations: उत्पात, कष्ट, खलबली, बखेड़ा, हलचल, कशाकशी

Synonyms:  Disorder, Commotion, Tumult, Disturbance, Messiness, Confusion, Chaos, Mess, Clutter, Disarray, Disorderliness, Agitation, Hubbub, Uproar

Antonyms: Calm, Peace, Structure, Order, Harmony, Calmness, Organization, Ease, Relaxation, Silence, Tranquillity, Concord

Usage: Her mind was in a state of constant turmoil.

Meaning: उसका मन लगातार उथल-पुथल की स्थिति में था।

(iv) Acclimate (V.): become accustomed to a new climate or to new conditions.

Pronunciation: अक्लाइमिट / ऐक्लमैट

Hindi Translations: समानुकूल होना, जलवायु का अभ्यस्त बनाना, ढलना, बदलना, मुड़ना, सधना, अनुकूल होना, आदी होना, आदत डालना, अभ्यास करना, अभ्यस्त होना

Synonyms:  Adapt, Adjust, Accustom, Acclimatize, Season, Accommodate, Habituate, Acclimatise, Familiarize, Harden, Conform, Toughen, Orient

Antonyms: Allow, Bewilder, Embarrass, Actuate, Discomfit, Unhinge, Bestow, Commit, Confound, Agitate, Derange, Disconcert, Disturb

Usage: How much time does she need to acclimate?

Meaning: उसे अभ्यस्त होने के लिए कितना समय चाहिए?

(v) Benign (Adj.): gentle; kindly.

Pronunciation: बिनाइन

Hindi Translations: जो घातक न हो, जो गंभीर न हो, अच्छा, अनुकूल, कृपालु, दयालु, दयाशील, भद्र, मामूली, सुसाध्य, सुहाना, सौम्य, हितकारी

Synonyms:  Benevolent, Kind, Sympathetic, Gentle, Kindly, Good, Genial, Gracious, Amiable, Charitable, Affable, Friendly, Mild, Soft

Antonyms: Hostile, Malignant, Hurtful, Bad, Harsh, Harmful, Cancerous, Malign, Injurious, Severe, Wicked, Violent, Hateful

Usage: Is the tumour malignant or benign?

Meaning: ट्यूमर घातक या सौम्य 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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