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Vocab Express- 703

Vocab Express- 703

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- 702 here

(i) Futurity (N.): the future time.

Pronunciation: फ्यूटुरिटी

Hindi Translations: भविष्य, भविष्यकाल

Synonyms:  Future, Hereafter, Forthcoming, Time To Come, By-And-By, Offing, Tomorrow, Prospective, Destiny, Expectation, Prospect, Afterlife, Following

Antonyms: Past, Timing, Timeliness, Earliness, Lateness, Promptness, Punctuality, Tardiness, Approach

Usage: He needs to look forward to the futurity.

Meaning: उसे भविष्य के लिए तत्पर रहने की जरूरत है।

(ii) Croak (V.): (of a frog or crow) make a characteristic deep hoarse sound.

Pronunciation: क्रोक

Hindi Translations: टरटराना, टर्राना, काँव-काँव करना, मर जाना, फटी आवाज में बोलना

Synonyms:  Kick The Bucket, Grumble, Perish, Pass Away, Mutter, Die, Expire, Murmur, Pass, Decease, Conk, Pop Off, Bite The Dust, Croaking

Antonyms: Be Born

Usage: Frogs began to croak with the rainfall.

Meaning: मेंढक बारिश के साथ टर्राने लगे।

(iii) Specious (Adj.): superficially plausible, but actually wrong.

Pronunciation: स्पीशस

Hindi Translations: ऊपर से आकर्षक, सत्याभासी, दिखौवा, देखाव में सुंदर, दिखावटी, सत्याभास, सदृश, सुदृश्य, स्पष्ट, धोखे का, ऊपर से देखने में अच्छा

Synonyms: Fallacious, Deceptive, Ostensible, Spurious, Apparent, Illogical, Unsound, Delusive, Meretricious, Untrue, Wrong, Hypocritical, Plausible 

Antonyms: Valid, Real, True, Credible, Good, Organic, Genuine, Logical, Reasonable, Strong, Coherent, Legitimate

Usage: It is actually specious and groundless.

Meaning: यह वास्तव में सत्याभासी और आधारहीन है।

(iv) Provocative (Adj.): causing annoyance, anger, or another strong reaction, especially deliberately.

Pronunciation: प्रवाकटिव / प्रोवाकटिव

Hindi Translations: उत्तेजक, ढीठ, उकसाने वाला, कोपित करने वाली, उत्तेजनात्मक रूप से, आकर्षक, गुस्ताख़, उसकानेवाला

Synonyms:  Sexy, Exciting, Stimulating, Thought-Provoking, Flirty, Intriguing, Alluring, Seductive, Suggestive, Fascinating, Inflammatory, Arousing, Interesting, Tantalizing

Antonyms: Boring, Dull, Conciliatory, Moderate, Repressive, Suppressive, Dreary, Humble

Usage: Such provocative words will only fuel the argument further.

Meaning: इस तरह के भड़काऊ शब्द केवल बहस को आगे बढ़ाएंगे।

(v) Berate (V.): scold or criticize (someone) angrily.

Pronunciation: बिरेट / बिरैट

Hindi Translations: फटकारना, गाली देना, जोर से डांटना, डाँटना, धमकाना

Synonyms:  Scold, Rebuke, Reprimand, Upbraid, Chide, Castigate, Censure, Chew Out, Reprove, Lecture, Dress Down, Tell Off, Revile

Antonyms:  Praise, Compliment, Applaud, Evaluate, Hail, Acclaim, Commend, Commit, Confide, Exalt, Recommend

Usage: He was berated in public.

Meaning: उन्हें सार्वजनिक रूप से फटकारा गया 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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