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Vocab Express- 708

Vocab Express- 708

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- 707 here

(i) Contestable (Adj.): capable of being contested.

Pronunciation: कन्टेस्टबल

Hindi Translations: प्रतियोगिता के योग्य, विवाद-योग्य

Synonyms:  Disputable, Questionable, Debatable, Controversial, Dubious, Contentious, Moot, Arguable, Objectionable, Challengeable, Deniable, Refutable, Doubtful

Antonyms: Incontestable, Undeniable, Demonstrable, Incontrovertible, Unassailable, Axiomatic, Irrefutable, Unquestionable, Certain, Undisputable, Accurate, Assured, Categorical

Usage: This assumption is quite contestable.

Meaning: यह धारणा काफी विवाद-योग्य है।

(ii) Clasp (N.): a device with interlocking parts used for fastening things together.

Pronunciation: क्लैस्प

Hindi Translations: आंकड़ा, आलिंगन, गलबहियां, पकड़, बकलस, बकसुआ, पकड़, बकल, मजबूत पकड़, कस कर पकड़ना, अकवार

Synonyms:  Hold, Clip, Clutch, Catch, Grasp, Hug, Grip, Embrace, Hasp, Fastener, Clamp, Hook, Pin

Antonyms: Release, Exemption, Extrication, Ease, Discharge, Pardon, Excuse, Issue, Liberation, Rescue, Departure, Ransom, Disengagement

Usage: Just make sure all clasps work smoothly.

Meaning: बस सुनिश्चित करें कि सभी आकंडे सुचारू रूप से काम करें।

(iii) Buttress (V.): provide (a building or structure) with projecting supports built against its walls.

Pronunciation: बट्रस / बट्रिस

Hindi Translations: पुश्ता लगाना, पुष्ट करना, मज़बूत बनाना

Synonyms:  Support, Bolster, Reinforce, Prop, Strengthen, Brace, Uphold, Sustain, Stay, Fortify, Shore, Back, Mainstay

Antonyms: Weaken, Let Down, Bring Down, Add, Administer, Degrade, Debase, Carve, Cut, Chop, Compress, Curtail, Condense

Usage: She needs more facts to buttress up her argument.

Meaning: उसे अपने तर्क को पुख्ता करने के लिए और तथ्यों की जरूरत है।

(iv) Averment (N.): an affirmation or allegation.

Pronunciation: अवर्मन्ट

Hindi Translations: प्रकथन, दृढ़ कथन

Synonyms:  Assertion, Affirmation, Statement, Asseveration, Declaration, Allegation, Evidence, Announcement, Admission, Avowal, Pronouncement, Claim, Affidavit

Antonyms: Denial

Usage: The committee has released its judgment accepting this averment.

Meaning: समिति ने इस प्रकथन को स्वीकार करते हुए अपना निर्णय जारी कर दिया है।

(v) Analogue (Adj.): relating to or using signals or information represented by a continuously variable physical quantity such as spatial position or voltage.

Pronunciation: ऐनलॉग

Hindi Translations: अनुरूप, रेखीय, सदृश, सादृश्य

Synonyms:  Analog, Parallel, Analogical, Analogously, Analogous, Equivalent, Similar, Analogic, Linear, Analogically, Additive, Multiplexer, Elongated

Antonyms: Numerical, Numeric

Usage: There are two ways of transmitting data - analogue and digital.

Meaning: डेटा ट्रांसमिट करने के दो तरीके हैं - रेखीय और अंकीय।

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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