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Vocab Express- 702

Vocab Express- 702

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- 701 here

(i) Baulk (V.): refuse to comply.

Pronunciation: बॉक

Hindi Translations: रोकना, बाधा डालना, प्रतिरोध करना, विरोध करना, वंचित करना, रुकावट डालना, अड़ना, ठिठकना

Synonyms:  Balk, Handicap, Block, Bar, Check, Baffle, Hinder, Intercept, Resist, Stop, Impede, Hamper, Delay

Antonyms: Adopt, Leap At, Seize, Capture, Catch, Grab, Get, Receive, Confiscate, Conquer, Carry, Impound, Perceive

Usage: A variant of the baulk road can still be seen today.

Meaning: रूकावटे डालने वाले मार्ग आज भी देखे जा सकते है।

(ii) Vexatious (Adj.): causing or tending to cause annoyance, frustration, or worry.

Pronunciation: वेक्सेशस / वेक्सैशस

Hindi Translations: अफ़सोसनाक, सन्ताप देने वाला

Synonyms:  Irritating, Troublesome, Annoying, Irksome, Vexing, Pesky, Bothersome, Galling, Nettlesome, Exasperating, Trying, Pestiferous, Teasing, Distressing

Antonyms: Comfortable, Convenient, Helpful, Pleasing, Soothing, Assisting, Aiding, Agreeable, Genial, Benevolent, Good, Curative, Pleasant, Encouraging

Usage: How vexatious to miss one's train!

Meaning: किसी की ट्रेन छुट जाना कितनी अफ़सोसनाक है!

(iii) Persuasion (N.): the action or fact of persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something.

Pronunciation: पर्स्वेश़न / पर्स्वैश़न

Hindi Translations: समझाना बुझाना, शंका की निवृत्ति, प्रतीतीकरण, अनुनय, धारणा, प्रतिपादन, प्रत्यायन, प्रबोधन, प्रोत्साहन, मत, मार्ग, विश्वास, दृढ़ निश्चय

Synonyms:  Conviction, Belief, Confidence, Opinion, Certitude, Reliance, Assuredness, Suasion, Fact, Sureness, Certainty, View

Antonyms: Dissuasion, Disbelief, Prevention, Constraint, Force, Discouragement, Hindrance, Discipline, Weakness, Ineffectiveness, Atheism, Correction

Usage: Attitudes and persuasion are among the central issues of social behaviour.

Meaning: दृष्टिकोण और अनुनय सामाजिक व्यवहार के केंद्रीय मुद्दों में से हैं।

(iv) Consolatory (Adj.): affording comfort or solace.

Pronunciation: कन्सालटोरी

Hindi Translations: समाश्वासक, सान्त्वनाप्रद, तसल्लीबख़्श

Synonyms:  Comforting, Consoling, Soothing, Cheering, Reassuring, Assuaging, Condoling, Pleasing, Good, Encouraging, Satisfying, Palliative

Antonyms: Scary, Creepy, Inspiring Fear, Calamitous, Demoralizing, Staggering, Startling, Surprising, Uncomforting, Unfulfilling

Usage: She is on the track to complete a consolatory victory.

Meaning: वह एक सान्त्वनाप्रद जीत को पूरा करने के मार्ग पर है।

(v) Aggravating (V.): make (a problem, injury, or offense) worse or more serious.

Pronunciation: ऐग्रवैटिंग

Hindi Translations: उत्तेजक

Synonyms:  Irritating, Exasperating, Annoying, Vexing, Irksome, Bothersome, Vexatious, Disturbing, Exacerbating, Provoking, Troublesome, Harassing

Antonyms: Pleasing, Delicious, Good, Lovely, Soothing, Mitigating, Mollifying, Caring, Tasty, Pretty, Amiable, Lovable

Usage: Your kids are more aggravating than anything else.

Meaning: आपके बच्चे किसी और चीज़ की तुलना में अधिक उत्तेजित हैं।

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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