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Vocab Express- 664

Vocab Express- 664

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- 663 here

(i) Inquisitive (Adj.): curious or inquiring.

Pronunciation:  इन्क्विज़िटिव

Hindi Translations: अन्वेषणशील, कौतूहली, खोजी, जिज्ञासु, जानने का इच्छुक, पूछपाछ करने वाला, कुतूहली

Synonyms:  Curious, Inquiring, Prying, Questioning, Interested, Nosy, Inquisitorial, Snoopy, Searching, Investigative, Meddlesome, Analytical, Forward

Antonyms: Careless, Uninterested, Inattentive, Incurious, Indifferent, Apathetic, Disinterested, Bleak, Unconcerned, Casual, Untroubled, Detached, Unsympathetic, Dispassionate

Usage: It is true that children are naturally inquisitive.

Meaning: यह सच है कि बच्चे स्वाभाविक रूप से जिज्ञासु होते हैं।

(ii) Oratorical (Adj.): relating to the art or practice of public speaking.

Pronunciation:  ऑरटॉरकल / ऑरटॉरिकल

Hindi Translations: भाषण विषयक, भाषण-संबंधी

Synonyms:  Declamatory, Rhetorical, Eloquent, Grandiloquent, Bombastic, Sententious, Elocutionary, Expressive, Persuasive, Stylistic, Overblown

Antonyms: Simple, Natural, Quiet, Motionless, Placid, Tranquil, Dull, Harmonious, Hushed, Inactive, Low

Usage: He was champion in numerous oratorical contests and debates.

Meaning: वह कई भाषण-संबंधी प्रतियोगिताओं और बहसों में चैंपियन था।

(iii) Supremacy (N.): the state or condition of being superior to all others in authority, power, or status.

Pronunciation:  सप्रेमसी

Hindi Translations: आधिपत्य, उच्चता, प्रधानता, प्रभुता, प्रभुत्व, प्रमुखता, महत्ता, महत्व, श्रेष्ठता, मुख्यता, सवोर्च्चता, सर्व-श्रेष्ठता

Synonyms:  Excellence, Superiority, Ascendancy, Leadership, Domination, Priority, Mastery, Predominance, Authority, Control, Rule, Command, Sovereignty, Dominance

Antonyms:  Inferiority, Weakness, Subservience, Powerlessness, Inadequacy, Subjugation, Elimination, Coarseness, Effort, Debility, Defect, Deficiency

Usage: In the contest for supremacy, the microbes are sprinting ahead.

Meaning: वर्चस्व की होड़ में, सूक्ष्म जीव आगे निकल रहे हैं।

(iv) Distinctive (Adj.): characteristic of one person or thing, and so serving to distinguish it from others.

Pronunciation:  डिस्टिंगक्टिव

Hindi Translations: अलगानेवाला, ख़ास, विशिष्ट, विशेष, विशेषक, सविशेष, ख़ास, भेद बतानेवाला, विशेषता-सूचक

Synonyms:  Unique, Characteristic, Peculiar, Diverse, Individual, Different, Distinct, Idiosyncratic, Singular, Special, Typical, Separate, Proper, Distinguishing

Antonyms: Normal, Common, Same, Standard, Amorphous, Similar, Resembling, Ordinary, Uncharacteristic, Bland, Communal, Usual

Usage: The flower has a very distinctive smell.

Meaning: फूल में अति विशिष्ट गंध है।

(v) Riches (N.): material wealth.

Pronunciation:  रिचज़ / रीचिज़ / रिचिज़

Hindi Translations: दौलत, धन, श्री, संपत्ति

Synonyms: Wealth, Fortune, Affluence, Opulence, Property, Means, Money, Treasure, Prosperity, Assets, Resources, Abundance, Dosh, Plenty

Antonyms: Poverty, Need, Lack, Destitution, Debt, Deprivation, Impoverishment, Indigence, Neediness, Penury, Ascetics, Barrens, Dearth

Usage: Wisdom is more to be envied than riches.

Meaning: धन की तुलना में बुद्धि का अधिक परिष्कार किया जाना 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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