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Vocab Express- 659

Vocab Express- 659

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- 658 here

(i) Slacken (V.): make or become slack.

Pronunciation:  स्लैकन

Hindi Translations: घटाना, ढीला, मन्द, कम करना, मन्द करना, कम कर देना, निर्बल करना, मंद करना, ढीला करना, शिथिल करना, सुस्त या शिथिल होना, धीमा पड़ जाना

Synonyms:  Relax, Ease, Diminish, Let Up, Reduce, Decrease, Abate, Lessen, Subside, Slow, Weaken, Loosen, Moderate

Antonyms: Tighten, Forward, Struggle, Compact, Agitate, Excite, Extend, Increase, Rise, Fasten, Constrain, Restrain

Usage: Slacken your legs and slowly lie back.

Meaning: अपने पैरों को ढीला करें और धीरे-धीरे पीछे की ओर लेटें।

(ii) Salvage (V.): rescue (a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo) from loss at sea.

Pronunciation:  सैल्वज / सैल्विज / सैल्विज

Hindi Translations:  क्षति से बचाना, नुक़सान होने से बचाना, छुड़ाना, बचाना, रक्षा करना, मदद देना

Synonyms:  Rescue, Recover, Save, Retrieve, Redeem, Deliver, Reclaim, Restore, Free, Salve, Liberate, Regain, Salvaging, Extricate

Antonyms: Lose, Hurt, Harm, Waste, Injure, Endanger, Relinquish, Drop, Fail, Remove, Subside, Topple

Usage: Officials tried to salvage the situation.

Meaning: अधिकारियों ने स्थिति को उबारने की कोशिश की।

(iii) Mortgage (V.): convey (a property) to a creditor as security on a loan.

Pronunciation:  मॉर्गज / मॉर्गिज

Hindi Translations: धरना, गहन रखना, गिरवी रखना, बंधक रखना

Synonyms:  Pawn, Pledge, Hypothecate, Loan, Lease, Hock, Advance, Contract, Credit, Guarantee, Plight, Gage, Stake, Sublet

Antonyms: Redeem

Usage: He mortgaged his house in order to start a business.

Meaning: उन्होंने एक व्यवसाय शुरू करने के लिए अपने घर को गिरवी रख दिया।

(iv) Burly (Adj.): (of a person) large and strong; heavily built.

Pronunciation:  बर्ली

Hindi Translations: पुष्ट, प्रचंड, बलवान, स्थूल, स्थूलकाय, हट्टा-कट्टा, हठ्ठा-कठ्ठा, हृष्ट-पुष्ट

Synonyms:  Hefty, Rugged, Tough, Strong, Muscular, Husky, Brawny, Hard, Beefy, Strapping, Weighty, Massive, Sturdy, Rough

Antonyms: Weak, Skinny, Frail, Slim, Thin, Feeble, Puny, Slight, Small, Little, Delicate, Light

Usage: As they watched, a burly man came out of the farm.

Meaning: जैसे ही उन्होंने देखा, एक बलवान आदमी खेत से बाहर आया।

(v) Chirpy (Adj.): cheerful and lively.

Pronunciation:  चर्पी

Hindi Translations: गरमागरम, ज़िंदादिल, प्रसन्न

Synonyms:  Lively, Cheerful, Jolly, Sunny, Perky, Gay, Cheery, Merry, Happy, Chipper, Buoyant, Frisky, Joyful, Glad

Antonyms: Sad, Blue, Aggrieved, Sluggish, Cold, Inactive, Apathetic, Heavy, Lifeless, Lazy, Pale, Sleepy, Weak

Usage: The children seem particularly chirpy today.

Meaning: बच्चे आज विशेष रूप से प्रसन्न लगते 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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