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Vocab Express- 654 Dear Aspirants,

Vocab Express- 654

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- 653 here

(i) Remonstrate (V.): make a forcefully reproachful protest.

Pronunciation:  रेमन्स्ट्रेट

Hindi Translations: डाँटना, विरोध करना, आपत्ति करना, प्रतिवाद करना

Synonyms:  Object, Expostulate, Protest, Disapprove, Except, Oppose, Demur, Argue, Rebuke, Reprimand, Scold, Berate, Complain

Antonyms: Agree, Give In, Concede, Acquiesce, Accept, Allow, Obey, Accede, Confess, Knowledge, Believe, Approve, Consider, Receive

Usage: He went to the manager to remonstrate.

Meaning: वह विरोध करने के लिए मैनेजर के पास गया।

(ii) Dire (Adj.): (of a situation or event) extremely serious or urgent.

Pronunciation:  डाइअर / डाइर

Hindi Translations: अत्यंत, खतरनाक, डरावना, भयानक, भीषण, ख़ौफ़नाक, ग़ैरमामूली, ख़ौफ़नाक, दिल दहलानेवाला

Synonyms:  Dreadful, Grievous, Awful, Appalling, Cruel, Severe, Nasty, Frightful Terrible, Sad, Ghastly, Painful, Horrible

Antonyms: Fortunate, Good, Lucky, Trivial, Favourable, Unimportant, Propitious, Wonderful, Breath, Very Exciting, Fortuitous, Insignificant

Usage: These people seem to be in dire need of help.

Meaning: लगता है कि इन लोगों को मदद की ज़रूरत है।

(iii) Muss (N.): a state of disorder.

Pronunciation:  मस

Hindi Translations: अव्यवस्था, उलझन, गड़बड़, घपला, बेतरतीबी

Synonyms:  Mess, Disorder, Disarray, Chaos, Muddle, Confusion, Clutter, Jumble, Tangle Shambles, Turmoil, Messiness, Trouble, Disarrangement

Antonyms: Order, Organization

Usage: I don't want to muss up my new dress.

Meaning: मैं अपनी नई ड्रेस को अस्तव्यस्त नहीं करना चाहता।

(iv) Conciliatory (Adj.): intended or likely to placate or pacify.

Pronunciation:  कन्सिलीअटॉरी / कन्सिलीअटोरी / कन्सिल्यटॉरी

Hindi Translations: मिलाप करनेवाला, मित्र बनानेवाला, तुष्टीकारी, मैत्रीपूर्ण, शान्तिकर, संराधक, समझौताकारी

Synonyms:  Appeasing, Conciliating, Conciliator, Propitiatory, Agreeable, Obliging Reconciliatory, Compromising, Deferential, Pacific Placatory, Friendly, Complaisant

Antonyms: Uncompromising, Antagonistic, Stubborn, Argumentative, Bellicose, Hostile, Fighting, Refusing, Pugnacious, Truculent, Provocative

Usage: His comments to reporters were conciliatory in tone.

Meaning: संवाददाताओं के लिए उनकी टिप्पणियों का सुर मैत्रीपूर्ण था।

(v) Competes (V.): strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others who are trying to do the same.

Pronunciation:  कम्पीट

Hindi Translations: प्रतियोगिता करना, प्रतिस्पर्धा करना, मुक़ाबला करना,  प्रयत्न करना, बराबरी करना, प्रतियोगिता में भाग लेना, रीस करना, होड़ करना, भाग लेना

Synonyms:  Vies, Compete, Emulates, Contends, Compares, Argues, Contend, Claims, Applies, Bids, Petitions, Seeks, Hopes

Antonyms: Cooperates

Usage: The team competes in a local league.

Meaning: टीम एक स्थानीय लीग में प्रतिस्पर्धा करती 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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