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Vocab Express- 661

Vocab Express- 661

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- 660 here

(i) Nifty (Adj.): particularly good, skillful, or effective.

Pronunciation:  निफ्टी

Hindi Translations: उपयोगी, कौशलपूर्ण, बढ़िया, बदबूदार, भला, शानदार, गंधा, प्रशस्त, फैशनवाला

Synonyms:   Neat, Swell, Great, Quality, Groovy, Excellent, Keen, Cool, Splendid, Dandy, Terrific, Peachy, Hot, Marvellous

Antonyms: Bad, Poor, Unpleasant, Inferior, Second-Rate, Clumsy, Maladroit, Displeasing, Unhandy, Amateurish, Awkward, Bungling

Usage: She won a variety of nifty prizes.

Meaning: उसने विभिन्न प्रकार के शानदार पुरस्कार जीते।

(ii) Formative (Adj.): serving to form something, especially having a profound and lasting influence on a person's development.

Pronunciation:  फॉर्मटिव

Hindi Translations: निर्माणात्मक, निर्मायी, रचनात्मक

Synonyms:  Plastic, Determinative, Pliant, Original, Shaping, Malleable, Sensitive, Primary, Primal, Constructive, Flexible, Susceptible

Antonyms: Destructive, Noninfluential

Usage: Those formative years of school are very important.

Meaning: स्कूल के वे प्रारंभिक वर्ष बहुत महत्वपूर्ण हैं।

(iii) Innovatory (Adj.): the same as innovative.

Pronunciation:  इनोवटोरी

Hindi Translations: नवीन, नई खोज का, नई पद्धति का, नवोन्मेष का

Synonyms:  Innovative, Creative, Inventive, Ingenious, Original, Ground-Breaking, Clever, Imaginative, Artistic, Fertile, Gifted, Inspired, Productive

Antonyms: Normal, Commonplace, Common, Customary, Everyday, Habitual, Ordinary, Usual, Vile, Homely, Rife,

Wonted

Usage: We are planning that the opening sequence should to be genuinely innovatory.

Meaning: हम योजना बना रहे हैं कि उद्घाटन अनुक्रम नई पद्धति का होना चाहिए।

(iv) Fomenting (V.): instigate or stir up (an undesirable or violent sentiment or course of action).

Pronunciation:  फोमेंटिंग  

Hindi Translations: उकसाना, भड़काना, सेंकना, भड़काना, उत्तेजित करना, शह देकर उभाड़ना, गरम पानी से सेंकना

Synonyms:  Inflaming, Provoking, Instigating, Inciting, Firing, Encouraging, Stimulating, Urging, Prodding, Prompting, Goading, Impelling, Pushing

Antonyms: Defusing, Quelling, Repressing, Suppressing

Usage: They accused him of fomenting political unrest.

Meaning: उन्होंने उन पर राजनीतिक अशांति फैलाने का आरोप लगाया।

(v) Deteriorate (V.): become progressively worse.

Pronunciation:  डिटिरीअरैट / डिटीरअरेट

Hindi Translations: बिगाड़ना, बिगड़ना, क्षय होना, भ्रष्ट करना, नष्ट होना, विकृत होना, अपकर्ष होना, दूषित होना, बिगड़ जाना, और भी ख़राब होना

Synonyms:  Decline, Degenerate, Decay, Worsen, Weaken, Sink, Fail, Fade, Degrade, Go Downhill, Lapse, Regress, Diminish, Impair

Antonyms: Improve, Recover, Develop, Recuperate, Better, Build, Construct, Ameliorate, Amend, Cleanse, Purify, Thrive, Convalesce

Usage: Food is apt to deteriorate in summer.

Meaning: भोजन की गर्मियों में ख़राब होने की प्रवृत्ति होती 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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