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Vocab Express- 660

Vocab Express- 660

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- 659 here

(i) Indifference (N.): lack of interest, concern, or sympathy.

Pronunciation:  इन्डिफरन्स / इन्डिफ्रन्स

Hindi Translations: अपक्षपात, उदासीनता, उपेक्षा, बेतरफदारी, बेपरवाही, विरक्ति, बेरुख़ी

Synonyms:  Unconcern, Disinterest, Apathy, Insouciance, Coolness, Disregard, Heedlessness, Nonchalance, Inattention, Detachment, Negligence, Neglect, Listlessness, Lethargy

Antonyms: Passion, Sympathy, Compassion, Desire, Kindness, Curiosity, Feeling, Interest, Alacrity, Regard, Strong Liking, Concern

Usage: He treats the pain with indifference.

Meaning: वह दर्द की उपेक्षा करते हैं।

(ii) Inglorious (Adj.): (of an action or situation) causing shame or a loss of honour.

Pronunciation:  इन्ग्लॉरीअस / इन्ग्लोरीअस

Hindi Translations: शर्मनाक, बेइज़्ज़त, लज्जाजनक, अकीर्तिकर, अपमानपूर्ण

Synonyms:  Disgraceful, Ignominious, Shameful, Dishonourable, Dishonourable, Obscure, Disreputable, Humble, Ignoble, Infamous, Unknown, Undignified, Degrading, Opprobrious

Antonyms: Glorious, Bright, Illustrious, Proud, Divine, Gorgeous, Lustrous, Sublime, Beautiful, Great, Centre Of Attention, Famous

Usage: Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily. Napoleon Bonaparte

Meaning: मृत्यु कुछ भी नहीं है, लेकिन पराजित और बेइज़्ज़त होकर जीना रोज़ाना मरना है। नेपोलियन बोनापार्ट

(iii) Ferocity (N.): the state or quality of being ferocious.

Pronunciation:  फरासटी / फरासिटी

Hindi Translations: निठुरता, निर्दयता, प्रचण्डता, भयंकरता, असभ्यता, उग्रता, क्रूरता, जंगलीपन

Synonyms:  Fury, Violence, Fierceness, Brutality, Savagery, Vehemence, Intensity, Severity, Force, Outrage, Uproar, Commotion, Coercion

Antonyms: Gentleness, Friendliness, Clemency, Gracefulness, Goodness, Helpfulness, Benevolence, Hospitality, Humanity, Geniality, Graciousness, Kindness

Usage: It attacks its prey with great ferocity.

Meaning: यह अपने शिकार पर बड़ी क्रूरता से हमला करता है।

(iv) Oust (V.): drive out or expel (someone) from a position or place.

Pronunciation:  आउस्ट

Hindi Translations: निकालना, निकाल देना, अधिकार छीन लेना, बेदखल करना, बाहर निकालना

Synonyms:  Expel, Eject, Evict, Dismiss, Remove, Kick Out, Banish, Throw Out, Fire, Depose, Displace, Discharge, Deport

Antonyms: Appoint, Admit, Keep, Hold, Retain, Install, Promote, Place, Welcome, Engage, Fasten, Furnish, Hire

Usage: The rebels were unable to oust the government from power.

Meaning: विद्रोही सरकार को सत्ता से बाहर करने में असमर्थ थे।

(v) Precarious (Adj.): not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse.

Pronunciation:  प्रिकेरीअस / प्रीकेरीअस

Hindi Translations: अनिश्चित, अस्थिर, खतरनाक, बेठिकाना, संकटपूर्ण, संदिग्ध, जोखिम का, दुविधा में

Synonyms:  Risky, Hazardous, Dangerous, Perilous, Unstable, Sensitive, Tricky, Insecure, Shaky, Unsteady, Uncertain, Problematic, Difficult, Tight

Antonyms: Safe, Secure, Strong, Certain, Stable, Firm, Sure, Steady, Conclusive, Settled, Definite, Decisive, Definitive

Usage: The world is a precarious and unstable place.

Meaning: दुनिया एक अनिश्चित और अस्थिर जगह 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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