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Vocab Express- 632

Vocab Express- 632

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- 631 here

(i) Hustler (N.): an aggressively enterprising person; a go-getter.

Pronunciation: हसलर / हस्लर / हस्लर

Hindi Translations: उद्योगी, चालबाज़

Synonyms:  Go-Getter, Whore, Hooker, Confidence Man, Entrepreneur, Slattern, Prostitute, Scam Artist, Streetwalker, Floozy, Harlot, Trollop

Antonyms: Disorganised Person, Victim, Dawdler, Target, Do-Nothing, Loafer, Dupe, Sufferer, Oblation, Idler, Sluggard, Slacker, Loiterer

Usage: He's a real hustler.

Meaning: वह असली उद्योगी है।

(ii) Maverick (N.): an unorthodox or independent-minded person.

Pronunciation: मैवरिक / मैव्रिक

Hindi Translations: आवारा, पर्यटक, लावारिस आदमी, घुमक्कड

Synonyms:  Nonconformist, Recusant, Rebel, Insurgent, Dissenter, Dissident, Rioter, Iconoclast, Individualist, Far-Outer, Eccentric, Independent, Bohemian, Renegade

Antonyms: Conformist, Perfectionist, Team, Purist, Observer, Mannerist, Moderate, Inconstant Person, Classicist, Conventionalist, Pedant

Usage: He's always been a bit of a maverick.

Meaning: वह हमेशा मनमौजी सा रहा है।

(iii) Dubious (Adj.): hesitating or doubting. not to be relied upon; suspect.

Pronunciation: डूबीअस

Hindi Translations: संदिग्ध, संदेहात्मक, संदेहास्पद, संदेहपूर्ण, उभयार्थक

Synonyms:  Doubtful, Questionable, Uncertain, Suspicious, Shady, Unreliable, Disputable, Unsure, Vague, Debatable, Suspect, Untrustworthy, Undecided, Ambiguous

Antonyms: Certain, Sure, Confident, Clear, Definite, Reliable, Unambiguous, Determined, Unquestionable, Positive, Apparent, Doubtless, Trustworthy, Probable

Usage: What he said yesterday was dubious.

Meaning: उन्होंने कल जो कहा वह संदेहात्मक था।

(iv) Melancholy (Adj.): having a feeling of melancholy; sad and pensive.

Pronunciation: मेलन्काली

Hindi Translations: उदास, खिन्न, निराश, निराशाजनक, मलीन, सुस्त, बेदिल, उदासी की अवस्था

Synonyms:  Sad, Gloomy, Depressed, Unhappy, Dejected, Disconsolate, Miserable, Despondent, Glum, Mournful, Sorrowful, Blue, Cheerless

Antonyms: Happy, Cheerful, Joyful, Cheery, Chipper, Jovial, Jubilant, Sunny, Glad, Goofy, Blithesome, Blissful, Gay

Usage: The music suited her melancholy mood.

Meaning: संगीत उसके उदास मिजाज के अनुकूल था।

(v) Heinous (Adj.): (of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked.

Pronunciation: हेनस / हैनस

Hindi Translations: अतिदुष्ट, घृणित, घोर, जघन्य, दारुण, नृशंस, बुरा, कड़ुआ

Synonyms:  Atrocious, Abominable, Hideous, Monstrous, Evil, Odious, Wicked, Flagitious, Abhorrent, Scary, Awful, Villainous, Horrible, Horrid

Antonyms: Glorious, Good, Lovely, Magnificent, Beautiful, Heavenly, Tasty, Adorable, Excellent, Outstanding, Fantastic, Genuine, Admirable

Usage: They are capable of the most heinous acts.

Meaning: वे सबसे जघन्य कृत्यों में सक्षम हैं।

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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