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Vocab Express- 638

Vocab Express- 638

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.

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(i) Incarnate (V.): embody or represent (a deity or spirit) in human form.

Pronunciation: इन्कार्नट / इन्कार्नैट / इन्कार्निट / इन्कार्नेट

Hindi Translations: अवतार लेना, शरीर धारण करना, सशरीर करना, अवतार होना, साकार रूप में रखना

Synonyms:  Personify, Embody, Substantiate, Manifest, Illustrate, Externalize, Materialize, Exemplify, Reflect, Epitomize, Body Forth, Demonstrate, Exteriorize, Personalize

Antonyms: Disincarnate

Usage: Local people say he will incarnate divinely.

Meaning: स्थानीय लोगों का कहना है कि वह दिव्य अवतार लेंगे।

(ii) Derogate (V.): disparage (someone or something).

Pronunciation: डेरगेट

Hindi Translations: तोड़ना, हटाना, अवमूल्यन करना, अप्रतिष्ठा करना, नीच ठहराना, अपने को नीच बनाना, अपने को हीन बनाना, छोटा बनाना, हीनता दिखाना

Synonyms:  Disparage, Belittle, Detract, Depreciate, Minimize, Decry, Deprecate, Denigrate, Discredit, Diminish, Discount, Slander, Run, Down, Demean

Antonyms: Praise, Compliment, Comment, Flatter, Laud

Usage: Why do people derogate it so?

Meaning: लोग इसे क्यों अपमानित करते हैं?

(iii) Ingress (N.): a place or means of access; an entrance.

Pronunciation: इन्ग्रेस

Hindi Translations: दखल, पहुंच, प्रवेश

Synonyms:  Entrance, Entry, Access, Admission, Admittance, Ingression, Door, Appearance, Immersion, Arrival, Entryway, Inlet, Approach

Antonyms: Emersion, Egress, Departure, Exit, Door, Exodus, Dismissal, Divergence, Immigration, Outlet, Expiration

Usage: There are several gates providing ingress to the audience.

Meaning: दर्शकों के प्रवेश के लिए कई द्वार उपलब्ध हैं।

(iv) Contentious (Adj.): causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.

Pronunciation: कन्टेन्शस

Hindi Translations: कलहप्रिय, झगड़ालू, विवादपूर्ण, झगड़ालू, विवाद-ग्रस्त

Synonyms:  Quarrelsome, Combative, Belligerent, Antagonistic, Disputatious, Argumentative, Hostile, Aggressive, Pugnacious, Polemical, Irritable, Bellicose, Warlike, Testy

Antonyms: Peaceful, Agreeable, Friendly, Peaceable, Amicable, Warm-Hearted, Easy-Going, Mild, Quiet, Obliging, Solicitous, Warm, Calm

Usage: The policy, though highly contentious, is still in force.

Meaning: नीति, हालांकि अत्यधिक विवादास्पद है, फिर भी अभी लागू है।

(v) Satiate (V.): overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself.

Pronunciation: सेशिएट / सेशीइट / सेशीएट

Hindi Translations: पूरा करना, तृप्त करना, परितृप्त करना, पूर्णतया संतुष्ट करना, संतृप्त करना, पेट भर खिलाना, परितुष्ट करना, नाक तक ठूँसना, तृप्त कर देना

Synonyms:  Satisfy, Sate, Gorge, Glut, Fill, Stuff, Cloy, Quench, Surfeit, Pall, Saturate, Slake, Engorge

Antonyms: Deprive, Dissatisfy, Nibble, Starve, Bereave, Leave Wanting, Bleed, Absorb, Annul, Eradicate, Demolish, Delete, Receive, Abolish

Usage: People can continue to eat it and not feel satiated.

Meaning: लोग इसे खाना जारी रख सकते हैं और तृप्त महसूस नहीं कर सकते 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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