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Vocab Express- 692

Vocab Express- 692

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- 691 here

(i) Finicky (Adj.): fussy about one's needs or requirements.

Pronunciation:  फिनकी

Hindi Translations: जिद्दी, तुनकमिजाज, नकचढ़ा, तुनुकमिज़ाज, नुकताचीन, मुश्किल से खुश होने वाला, कठिनता से प्रसन्न होने वाला, नख़रेबाज़

Synonyms:  Fussy, Fastidious, Particular, Picky, Finical, Meticulous, Squeamish, Scrupulous, Punctilious, Exacting, Dainty, Critical, Difficult, Choosy

Antonyms: Easy, Uncritical, Open, Lenient, Easygoing, Comfortable, Convenient, Soft, Familiar, Graceful, Light, Clear

Usage: Now I realize, he is a very finicky person.

Meaning: अब मुझे एहसास हुआ, वह बहुत ही नकचढ़ा व्यक्ति है।

(ii) Assiduity (N.): constant or close attention to what one is doing.

Pronunciation:  ऐसिडूइटी

Hindi Translations: अध्यवसाय, अभिनिवेश, उद्योग, एकाग्रता, तत्परता, धुन, परिश्रम, मनोयोग

Synonyms:  Diligence, Perseverance, Industry, Industriousness, Assiduousness, Persistence, Attention, Application, Concentration, Effort, Devotion, Sedulousness, Tenacity

Antonyms: Laziness, Carelessness

Usage: She shows great assiduity in all her work.

Meaning: वह अपने सभी कामों में बहुत तत्परता दिखाती है।

(iii) Kink (N.): a sharp twist or curve in something that is otherwise straight.

Pronunciation:  किंगक

Hindi Translations: धुन, बल, सनक, बल डालना, ऐंठन, खम, गांठ, गिरह, गुत्थी,  ग्रंथि

Synonyms:  Twist, Quirk, Knot, Curl, Flaw, Crick, Caprice, Tangle, Peculiarity, Whim, Crimp, Defect, Eccentricity

Antonyms: Line, Easiness, Simplicity, Normalcy

Usage: I guess there must be a kink in the pipe.

Meaning: मुझे लगता है कि पाइप में कही तो गांठ है।

(iv) Annunciate (V.): announce (something).

Pronunciation:  अनन्सीएट

Hindi Translations: घोष, घोषित करना, सूचित करना, घोषणा करना

Synonyms:  Announce, Foretell, Advertise, Declare, Bode, Forecast, Portend, Predict, Presage, Augur, Foreshadow, Prefigure, Auspicate, Betoken

Antonyms: Conceal

Usage: If time available, people in a meeting can annunciate more clearly.

Meaning: यदि समय उपलब्ध हो, तो बैठक में लोग अधिक स्पष्ट घोषणा कर सकते हैं।

(v) Lamentable (Adj.): (of circumstances or conditions) deplorably bad or unsatisfactory.

Pronunciation:  लमेन्टबल / लैमन्टबल

Hindi Translations: निराशाजनक, विलापमय, शोकजनक, शोकास्पद, शोचनीय, शोक योग्य, खेद योग्य

Synonyms:  Deplorable, Sad, Grievous, Pitiful, Miserable, Distressing, Mournful, Wretched, Sorrowful, Regrettable, Unfortunate, Woeful, Pathetic, Tragic, Sorry

Antonyms: Happy, Good, Delicious, Fortunate, Lucky, Great, Nice, Pleasant, Superior

Usage: All of them have developed a lamentable tendency.

Meaning: उन सभी ने एक निराशाजनक प्रवृत्ति विकसित की 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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