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Vocab Express- 680

Vocab Express- 680

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- 679 here

(i) Diabolical (Adj.): belonging to or so evil as to recall the Devil.

Pronunciation:  डाइअबालिकल

Hindi Translations: क्रूर, घोर, दुष्ट, नारकीय, पापिष्ठ, पैशाचिक, पैशाची, राक्षसी, शैतानी, द्वेषपूर्ण, शैतान का, डाह-भरा

Synonyms:  Devilish, Fiendish, Atrocious, Evil, Hellish, Satanic, Infernal, Cruel, Demonic, Diabolic, Vicious, Demoniacal, Wicked, Savage

Antonyms: Divine, Beautiful

Usage: That was a diabolical day.

Meaning: वह एक घोर दिन था।

(ii) Miscellany (N.): a group or collection of different items; a mixture.

Pronunciation:  मिसलेनी / मिसलैनी

Hindi Translations: मिश्रण, विविध संग्रह, नाना विषय संग्रह, विविधतापूर्ण संग्रह

Synonyms:  Mixture, Assortment, Medley, Jumble, Gallimaufry, Salmagundi, Mishmash, Mixed Bag, Variety, Smorgasbord, Collection, Potpourri, Olio

Antonyms: Single, Order, Uniformity, Consistency, Constancy, Evenness, Sameness, Equality, Monotony, Regularity, Similarity

Usage: You can find more articles on a miscellany of topics.

Meaning: आप नाना विषय विषयों पर अधिक लेख पा सकते हैं।

(iii) Inspirit (V.): infuse with spirit. encourage and enliven (someone).

Pronunciation:  इन्स्पिरिट

Hindi Translations: अनुप्रमाणित करना, प्ररित करना, जिलाना, जान डालना

Synonyms:  Animate, Stimulate, Inspire, Excite, Encourage, Invigorate, Enliven, Cheer, Stir, Energize, Rouse, Quicken, Arouse, Fire

Antonyms: Dishearten, Daunt, Discourage, Dispirit, Chastise, Chill, Cow, Crush, Dampen, Dash, Depress, Sadden

Usage: He is known to inspirit the whole team.

Meaning: वह पूरी टीम को प्रेरित करने के लिए जाने जाते हैं।

(iv) Masticate (V.): chew (food).

Pronunciation:  मैस्टकेट

Hindi Translations: चबाना, चर्वण करना, दाँतों से कूचना

Synonyms:  Chew, Munch, Chomp, Crunch, Gnaw, Chew Up, Chewing, Nibble, Champ, Bite, Grind, Ruminate, Crush

Antonyms: Scarf, Binge, Glut, Gormandize, Guzzle, Ingurgitate, Overeat

Usage: It is necessary that you must masticate properly while eating.

Meaning: यह आवश्यक है कि आप भोजन करते समय ठीक से चर्वण करें।

(v) Dragnet (N.): a net drawn through a river or across ground to trap fish or game.

Pronunciation:  ड्रैग्नेट

Hindi Translations: महाजाल, फांस, फंदा, हंकवा, खेदा

Synonyms:  Trawl, Sweep, Bust, Raid, Net, Failsafe, Trap, Trawler, Trawl Net, Seine, Snare, Setup, Network

Antonyms: Retreat

Usage: The police have widened their dragnet in search of the criminal.

Meaning: पुलिस ने अपराधी की तलाश में अपना फांस विस्तृत कर लिया 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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