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Vocab Express- 657

Vocab Express- 657

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- 656 here

(i) Wane (N.): the amount by which a plank or log is beveled or falls short of a squared shape.

Pronunciation:  वेन / वैन

Hindi Translations: अधोगति, अवनति, कमी, क्षय, घटाव, पतन, ह्रास, चंद घटना

Synonyms:  Decline, Ebb, Decrease, Decay, Flag, Ebbing, Lapse, Subsidence, Deterioration, Abatement, Diminution, Degeneration, Sag, Crash

Antonyms: Wax, Increase, Rise, Evolution, Expansion, Growth, Improvement, Recovery, Swelling, Progress, Accession, Augmentation

Usage: Their political power is on the wane.

Meaning: उनकी राजनैतिक शक्ति अधोगति पर है।

(ii) Dissonance (N.): disagreeable sounds. a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters.

Pronunciation:  डिसनन्स

Hindi Translations: असंगति, कर्कशता, तर्क, बेसुरापन, मतभेद, विभिन्नता, विस्वरता, स्वर-बैषम्य

Synonyms:  Disagreement, Discord, Discordance, Disharmony, Dissension, Cacophony, Unconformity, Conflict, Discrepancy, Dissonance, Noise, Disaccord

Antonyms: Harmony, Accord, Agreement, Consonance, Concord, Peace, Peacefulness, Resonance, Music, Unity, Acceptance, Conformity, Concurrence

Usage: Dissonance among the three partners doomed the project.

Meaning: तीन भागीदारों के बीच असहमति ने परियोजना को बर्बाद कर दिया।

(iii) Emphatic (Adj.): showing or giving emphasis; expressing something forcibly and clearly.

Pronunciation:  एम्फैटिक

Hindi Translations: गुरुतापूर्वक, ज़ोरदार, दृढ़, प्रभावी, बलपूर्वक, भारी, सुनिश्चित, सुस्पष्ट, मज़बूत, ज़ोरदार

Synonyms:  Forceful, Assertive, Insistent, Positive, Firm, Strong, Decided, Categorical, Definite, Vigorous, Pointed, Dogmatic, Explicit

Antonyms: Forceful, Assertive, Insistent, Positive, Firm, Strong, Decided, Categorical, Definite, Vigorous, Pointed, Dogmatic, Explicit, Emphasized

Usage: I answered their questions with an emphatic "Yes".

Meaning: मैंने एक जोरदार "हां" के साथ उनके सवालों का जवाब दिया।

(iv) Regale (V.): entertain or amuse (someone) with talk.

Pronunciation:  रिगेल

Hindi Translations: दावत करना, खुश करना, धूमधाम से खाना खिलाना, निहाल करना, राज भोज देना, राजरूप से या धूमधाम से, दावत खाना, भोज खाना, दावत देना

Synonyms:  Treat, Entertain, Amuse, Feast, Indulge, Banquet, Gratify, Please, Wine And Dine, Divert, Feed, Delight, Refresh

Antonyms: Anger, Annoy, Depress, Disappoint, Disturb, Frustrate, Upset, Bore, Pain, Refuse, Tire

Usage: They will regale the guests with a feast.

Meaning: वे मेहमानों के लिए एक दावत का आयोजन करेंगे।

(v) Ruminative (Adj.): deeply or seriously thoughtful.

Pronunciation:  रूमीनेटिव

Hindi Translations: ध्यानमग्न, मननशील

Synonyms:  Thoughtful, Pensive, Meditative, Reflective, Cogitative, Contemplative, Musing, Wistful, Brooding, Pondering, Broody, Speculative, Thinking

Antonyms: Thoughtless, Spontaneous, Impulsive, Unthinking, Absent-Minded, Unprompted,

Unstructured, Unplanned, Extemporaneous, Heedless, Stupid

Usage: He was uncharacteristically depressed and ruminative.

Meaning: वह निर्विवाद रूप से उदास और ध्यानमग्न था।

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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