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Vocab Express- 641

Vocab Express- 641

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- 640 here

(i) Exacerbate (V.): make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.

Pronunciation: इग्ज़ैसर्बेट / इग्ज़ैसर्बैट

Hindi Translations: चिढ़ाना, बढ़ाना, बिगाड़ना, कटु बनाना, उत्तेजित करना, ख़राब करना, तीव्र करना, बिगाड़ देना, बढ़ा देना, तेज़ करना, बिगड़ी हुई को और बिगाड़ना, ख़राब करना, गहरा बनाना

Synonyms:  Aggravate, Worsen, Intensify, Exasperate, Annoy, Inflame, Irritate, Heighten, Increase, Make Worse, Acerbate, Envenom, Provoke, Infuriate

Antonyms: Improve, Better, Adj., Help, Soothe, Alleviate, Calm, Relieve, Assuage, Mitigate, Aid, Allay, Appease, Conciliate

Usage: She don't want to exacerbate the situation.

Meaning: वह स्थिति को बिगाड़ना नहीं चाहती है।

(ii) Strains (N.): a force tending to pull or stretch something to an extreme or damaging degree.

Pronunciation: स्ट्रेन / स्ट्रैन

Hindi Translations: लय, विकृति, कठिन उद्योग, ऐंठन, पूरा ज़ोर लगाना, खिंचाव, तनाव पैदा करना, ज़ोरदार प्रयास, गाना, अधिक भार डालना, गीत, झुकाव, गहन, श्रम, अथक प्रयास

Synonyms:  Stocks, Stresses, Breeds, Races, Stretches, Classes, Families, Forms, Kinds, Lines, Sorts, Efforts, Filters

Antonyms: Reliefs

Usage: Overcrowding imposes mental strains.

Meaning: भीड़भाड़ मानसिक तनाव को बढ़ाता है।

(iii) Proofread (V.): read (printer's proofs or other written or printed material) and mark any errors.

Pronunciation: प्रूफ्रीड

Hindi Translations: ठीक करना, सही करना, प्रूफ़-शोधन, प्रूफ़-शोधन करना, प्रूफ़ संशोधित करना

Synonyms:  Proof, Correct, Edit, Check, Revise, Emend, Rectify, Go Over, Delete, Arrange, Regulate, Cut, Rearrange, Refine

Antonyms: Blighted, Indulge

Usage: I didn't have enough time to proofread my project report.

Meaning: मेरे पास अपनी परियोजना रिपोर्ट को सही करने के लिए पर्याप्त समय नहीं था।

(iv) Corporeal (Adj.): of or relating to a person's body, especially as opposed to their spirit.

Pronunciation: कॉर्पोरीअल

Hindi Translations:  दैहिक, भौतिक, शारीरिक, जिस्मानी

Synonyms:  Physical, Material, Bodily, Tangible, Corporal, Somatic, Palpable, Real, Carnal, Fleshly, Substantial Earthly

Antonyms: Spiritual, Mental, Incorporeal, Intangible, Cerebral, Immaterial, Ethereal, Insubstantial, Disembodied, Unsubstantial, Embodied, Ghostly, Intellectual, Psychic

Usage: He is having little interest in the corporeal achievements.

Meaning: उन्हें भौतिक उपलब्धियों में बहुत कम रुचि है।

(v) Competent (Adj.): having the necessary ability, knowledge, or skill to do something successfully.

Pronunciation: काम्पटिन्ट / काम्पिटन्ट

Hindi Translations: अधिकारी, उचित, कार्यक्षम, निपुण, पर्याप्त, योग्य,   सक्षम, समर्थ, सुयोग्य, अधिकार-युक्त, सामर्थ्यवान

Synonyms:  Capable, Able, Proficient, Well-Versed, Qualified, Efficient, Clever, Skilled, Effective, Adequate, Adept, Experienced, Expert

Antonyms: Inept, Incapable, Feeble, Unable, Incompetent, Inadequate, Unqualified, Useless, Unskilled, Inefficient, Inapt, Bad, Ineffective

Usage: I don't feel competent to explain in detail.

Meaning: मैं विस्तार से समझाने के लिए सक्षम महसूस नहीं करता।

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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