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Vocab Express- 666

Vocab Express- 666

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- 665 here

(i) Labyrinthine (Adj.): resembling a labyrinth in form or complexity.

Pronunciation:  लैबरिन्थिन / लैबरिन्थीन

Hindi Translations: जटिल, पेचीदा, उलझा हुआ, गहन

Synonyms:  Complex, Intricate, Complicated, Knotty, Involved, Elaborate, Byzantine, Daedal, Sinuous, Knotted, Involute, Sophisticated, Anfractuous

Antonyms: Simple, Straight, Straightforward, Clear, Plain, Definite, Apparent, Understandably, Blunt, Immediate, Transparent, Explicit

Usage: Beneath the city lies a labyrinthine network of tunnels.

Meaning: शहर के नीचे सुरंगों का एक जटिल नेटवर्क फैला हुआ है।

(ii) Amorphous (Adj.): without a clearly defined shape or form.

Pronunciation:  अमॉर्फस

Hindi Translations: अक्रिस्टलीय, अव्यवस्थित, रवाहीन, अनाकार

Synonyms:  Formless, Shapeless, Vague, Unformed, Indistinct, Indefinite, Nebulous, Unshaped, Unstructured, Inchoate, Indeterminate, Imprecise, Irregular, Hazy

Antonyms: Definite, Distinct, Distinctive, Shaped, Exact, Shapely, Clear, Chronological, Organized, Systematic, Structured, Specific

Usage: The article gives details about the orientation of the chains of amorphous polymers.

Meaning: लेख अनाकार पॉलिमर की श्रृंखलाओं के उन्मुखीकरण के बारे में विवरण देता है।

(iii) Shrill (Adj.): (of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing.

Pronunciation:  श्रिल

Hindi Translations: तीखा, तेज, अनिमेष, एकटक, कर्णभेदी, तेज़, चुभती हुई, महीन आवाज का, कोलाहलमय, नादकार, उकतानेवाला, कर्णवेधी

Synonyms:  Piercing, Strident, Penetrating, Harsh, Acute, High-Pitched, Grating, Sharp, Raucous, High, Discordant, Ear-Splitting, Loud, Treble

Antonyms: Soft, Low, Low-Pitched, Quiet, Melodious, Flaccid, Resonant, Mild, Smooth, Harmonious, Gentle, Profound, Easy

Usage: The train is coming towards the station with a shrill whistle.

Meaning: ट्रेन एक कर्णभेदी सीटी के साथ स्टेशन की ओर आ रही है।

(iv) Utilitarian (Adj.): designed to be useful or practical rather than attractive.

Pronunciation:  युटिलिटेरीअन / यूटिलटेरीअन

Hindi Translations: उपयोगी, उपयोग संबंधी, उपयोगिता संबंधी

Synonyms:  Useful, Functional, Practical, Pragmatic, Helpful, Advantageous, Beneficial, Serviceable, Expedient, Realistic, Effective, Practicable, Handy

Antonyms: Unnecessary, Impractical, Useless, Soulful, Posh, Decorative, Pointless, Sumptuous Plush, Fruitless

Usage: It's really a very utilitarian device.

Meaning: यह वास्तव में एक बहुत ही उपयोगी उपकरण है।

(v) Factotum (N.): a servant employed to do a variety of jobs.

Pronunciation:  फैक्टोटम

Hindi Translations: सब काम करने वाला नौकर, विश्‍वस्त सेवक, मुख्तार नौकर

Synonyms:  Lackey, Drudge, Servant, Broker, Factor, Handyman, Agent, Dogsbody, Odd-Job Person, Maid, Housekeeper, Stewart, Seneschal

Antonyms: Commander, Executive

Usage: He was an assistant and general factotum of the workshop.

Meaning: वह कार्यशाला का सहायक और सब काम करने वाला नौकर था।

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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