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Vocab Express- 663

Vocab Express- 663

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- 662 here

(i) Excommunicate (V.): officially exclude (someone) from participation in the sacraments and services of the Christian Church.

Pronunciation:  एक्स्कम्यूनकेट / एक्स्कम्यूनकैट

Hindi Translations: निकाल देना, समाज से बाहर करना, हुक्का पानी बन्द करना, चर्च से बहिष्कृत कर देना

Synonyms:  Banish, Curse, Exclude, Expel, Exile, Damn, Proscribe, Ostracize, Anathematize, Execrate, Blackball, Unchurch, Oust, Expatriate

Antonyms: Welcome, Communicate, Allow, Permit, Acquiesce, Include, Accept, Admit, Extend, Confess, Avow, Recognize, Agree, Profess, Authorize

Usage: He was excommunicated from the religious community.

Meaning: वह धार्मिक समुदाय से बहिष्कृत था।

(ii) Resentment (N.): bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.

Pronunciation:  रिज़ेन्ट्मन्ट / रिज़ेन्मन्ट

Hindi Translations: क्रोध, द्वेष, नाखुशी, नाराजगी, रोष, विद्वेष, आक्रोश,   नाराज़गी, अपमान, अप्रसन्नता

Synonyms:  Bitterness, Spite, Animosity, Rage, Anger, Hostility, Ill Will, Indignation, Enmity, Hatred, Wrath, Antagonism, Hate

Antonyms: Pleasure, Delight, Kindness, Love, Contentment, Happiness, Liking, Sweetness, Sympathy, Strong Liking, Cheerfulness, Enjoyment, Friendliness

Usage: Don't show your resentment in this situation.

Meaning: इस स्थिति में अपनी नाराजगी न दिखाएं।

(iii) Deplorable (Adj.): deserving strong condemnation.

Pronunciation:  डिप्लॉरबल / डिप्लोरबल

Hindi Translations: खेदजनक, खोटा, दुःखद, निंदनीय, बुरा, बेचारा, विफल, विलापनीय, शोकमय, शोचनीय, दर्दनाक

Synonyms:  Sad, Lamentable, Grievous, Miserable, Unfortunate, Wretched, Awful, Distressing, Pitiful, Woeful, Mournful, Pathetic, Regrettable, Terrible

Antonyms: Good, Admirable, Happy, Praiseworthy, Delicious, Pleasing, Delightful, Excellent, Pretty, Laudable, Felicitous, Pleasant, Fortunate

Usage: So many of them are living under deplorable conditions.

Meaning: उनमें से कई लोग विकट परिस्थितियों में जी रहे हैं।

(iv) Inconsolable (Adj.): (of a person or their grief) not able to be comforted or alleviated.

Pronunciation:  इन्कन्सोलबल

Hindi Translations: गमगीन, भग्नहृदय, शोकाकुल, शोकातुर

Synonyms:  Lonely, Disconsolate, Melancholy, Gloomy, Unhappy, Forlorn, Dismal, Miserable, Sad, Dreary, Cheerless, Barren, Dejected, Depressed

Antonyms: Cheerful, Happy, Buoyant, Joyful, Merry, Cheery, Delighted, Mirthful, Festive, Joyous, Pleased, Jocund, Blithesome

Usage: He was broken-hearted and inconsolable.

Meaning: वह टूटे हुए दिल के और शोकाकुल थे।

(v) Contends (V.): struggle to surmount (a difficulty or danger).

Pronunciation:  कन्टेन्ड

Hindi Translations: झगड़ना, लड़ना, बहस करना, विवाद करना, विरोध करना, प्रतियोगिता में भाग लेना, संघर्ष करना, युद्ध करना, संतुष्ट होना

Synonyms:  Conflicts, Argues, Vies, Asserts, Bickers, Clashes, Disagrees, Affirms, Struggles, Maintains, Disputes, Avers, Brawls, Claims

Antonyms: Agrees, Abandons, Cedes, Denies, Harmonizes, Surrenders

Usage: The government contends that he is a fundamentalist.

Meaning: सरकार का तर्क है कि वह कट्टरपंथी 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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