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Vocab Express- 665

Vocab Express- 665

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- 664 here

(i) Enumerate (V.): mention (a number of things) one by one.

Pronunciation:  इनूमरेट / इनूमरैट

Hindi Translations: गिनना, गणना करना, एक करके बताना, ले लेकर बताना, परिगणन करना, विस्तृत विवरण करना

Synonyms:  List, Count, Itemize, Number, Tally, Recount, Reckon, Calculate, Specify, Recite, Numerate, Tell, Compute, Figure

Antonyms: Not Count

Usage: He is going to enumerate the benefits for you.

Meaning: वह आपके लिए लाभों को बताने जा रहा है।

(ii) Flaky (Adj.): breaking or separating easily into small thin pieces.

Pronunciation:  फ्लेकी / फ्लैकी

Hindi Translations: पपड़ीदार, परतदार, विचित्र, सनकी, तहदार, तहवाला

Synonyms:  Crazy, Undependable, Goofy, Freakish, Eccentric, Bizarre, Freaky, Odd, Peculiar, Queer, Screwy, Scaly, Off-The-Wall, Capricious

Antonyms: Strong, Sturdy, Good, Reliable, Hard, Fast, Hearty, Heavy, Certain, Fine, Concrete, Full

Usage: I wonder if I could make flaky paratha.

Meaning: मैं सोचती हूँ कि काश मैं परतदार पराठा बना सकू।

(iii) Despond (V.): become dejected and lose confidence.

Pronunciation:  डिस्पान्ड

Hindi Translations: हिम्मत हारना, निराश होना, हताश होना, आशा त्यागना, उदास होना, निराश हो जाना, जी तोड़ना, जी हारना, जी छोड़ना, कलेजा टूटना, हिम्मत छोड़ना

Synonyms:  Despair, Mope, Brood, Give Up, Gloom, Languish, Give Way, Lose Heart, Grieve, Sudden, Surrender, Lose Hope

Antonyms: Presume, Rapture

Usage: Even though I may fail but I will not despond.

Meaning: भले ही मैं असफल हो जाऊं लेकिन मैं निराश नहीं होऊंगा।

(iv) Slake (V.): quench or satisfy (one's thirst).

Pronunciation:  स्लेक

Hindi Translations: बुझाना, शमन, कम करना, शांत करना, आग बुझाना, ढीला पड़ जाना, प्यास बुझाना, कम तेज़ी से जलना, कम कष्टकर होना, इच्छा शांत करना

Synonyms:  Quench, Allay, Satisfy, Assuage, Sate, Satiate, Gratify, Appease, Mollify, Abate, Slack, Saturate, Fill, Placate

Antonyms: Flabbergast, Derange, Discomfit, Enrage, Add, Discompose, Elaborate, Emerge, Equip, Exasperate, Exceed, Excite

Usage: Nothing can slake his anger.

Meaning: उसके क्रोध का कोई भी शमन नहीं कर सकता।

(v) Spawn (V.): (of a fish, frog, mollusk, crustacean, etc.) release or deposit eggs.

Pronunciation:  स्पान / स्पॉन / स्पॉन

Hindi Translations: बोयाना, जन्म देना, पैदा करना, अंडे देना, अण्डे देना, वंश का विस्तार होना, अंडे रखना, वंश-वृद्धि करना, कुलबुलाना

Synonyms:  Breed, Produce, Engender, Create, Generate, Procreate, Sire, Bring Forth, Reproduce, Beget, Father, Hatch, Make, Originate

Antonyms: Destroy, Admonish

Usage: She would spawn another child.

Meaning: वह दूसरे बच्चे को जन्म देगी।

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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