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Vocab Express- 707

Vocab Express- 707

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.

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(i) Boorish (Adj.): rough and bad-mannered; coarse.

Pronunciation: बुरिश

Hindi Translations: उजड्ड, गँवार, बेअदब, अशिष्ट, असभ्य

Synonyms:  Rude, Coarse, Uncouth, Loutish, Crude, Unrefined, Vulgar, Impolite, Uncultured, Ill-Mannered, Crass, Gross, Rough

Antonyms: Polite, Sophisticated, Cultured, Genteel, Refined, Urbane, Charming, Nice, Courtly, Pleasant, Civil, Affable

Usage: His manner seemed rather boorish.

Meaning: उसका तरीका कुछ कुछ अशिष्ट लग रहा था।

(ii) Capitalize (V.): take the chance to gain advantage from.

Pronunciation: कैपटलाइज़ / कैपिटलाइज़

Hindi Translations: लाभ उठाना, पूँजी में परिणत करना, पूंजी बनाना, पूंजी रूप में प्रयोग करना, बड़े अक्षरों में छपाना, बड़े अक्षरों में छपाना, पूँजी बनाना, बड़े अक्षरों में लिखना, मूल बनाना, पूंजी की भांति बरतना

Synonyms:  Finance, Capitalizing, Capitalize, Back, Stake, Exploit, Bankroll, Profit, Fund, Subsidize, Take Advantage, Grubstake

Antonyms:  Afflict, Burn, Bear, Cut, Break, Decapitalize, Lowercase, Downcase, Hurt, Injure, Grieve, Offend

Usage: They are able to capitalize on a growing number of investments.

Meaning: वे निवेश की बढ़ती संख्या से लाभ उठाने में सक्षम हैं।

(iii) Philanthropic (Adj.): (of a person or organization) seeking to promote the welfare of others, especially by donating money to good causes; generous and benevolent. generous in assistance to the poor.

Pronunciation: फिलन्थ्रापिक

Hindi Translations: उदार, परोपकारी, लोकहितैषी, लोकोपकारी, सर्वजन उपकारी, लोक-हितैषी, लोकानुरागी

Synonyms:  Benevolent, Charitable, Humanitarian, Generous, Beneficent, Kind, Altruistic, Eleemosynary, Magnanimous, Munificent, Unselfish, Good, Liberal, Open-Handed

Antonyms: Greedy, Narcissistic, Miserly, Selfish, Stingy, Self-Absorbed, Uncharitable, Cruel, Parsimonious, Tight, Misanthropic, Mingy, Ungenerous, Shabby

Usage: A lot of people have educational or philanthropic aims for this.

Meaning: बहुत सारे लोगों के पास इसके लिए शैक्षिक या लोकहितैषी उद्देश्य हैं।

(iv) Dissidence (N.): protest against official policy; dissent.

Pronunciation: डिसडिन्स / डिसिडन्स

Hindi Translations: झगड़ा, फूट, भिन्नमतावलम्बी, मतभेद, विचार-विभिन्नता

Synonyms:  Dissension, Disagreement, Discord, Dissent, Conflict, Contention, Discordance, Disaccord, Dissonance, Difference, Strife, Dispute, Opposition

Antonyms: Agreement, Harmony, Peace, Accord, Concord, Concurrence, Nexus , Ongruence, Consonance, Conformity, Affinity, Orthodoxy

Usage: There is no room for dissidence between both parties.

Meaning: दोनों पक्षों के बीच मतभेद के लिए कोई जगह नहीं है।

(v) Smirk (N.): a smug, conceited, or silly smile.

Pronunciation: स्मर्क

Hindi Translations: कृत्रिम मुस्कुराहट, नखरे की मुस्कराहट, मूर्खता की हँसी, बनावटी हंसी

Synonyms:  Sneer, Grin, Smile, Simper, Leer, Grimace, Smug Look, Laugh, Smiling, Beam, Face, Frown, Wince

Antonyms: Bronx Cheer

Usage: He gave a knowing smirk to visitors.

Meaning: उन्होंने आगंतुकों को एक बनावटी मुस्कुराहट दी।

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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