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Vocab Express- 709

Vocab Express- 709

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- 708 here

(i) Crunch (N.): a loud muffled grinding sound made when crushing, moving over, or hitting something.

Pronunciation: क्रन्च

Hindi Translations: खुर, चबाना, चरमराहट, मुश्किल, दांत से कुचलना, चर्वण करना, क्रंच करना

Synonyms:  Grind, Crush, Pulverize, Scrunch, Crispness, Crisis, Emergency, Pinch, Crackle, A Moment Of Truth, Splat, Break, Squeeze, Crash

Antonyms: Calm, Trivia, Plethora, True North, Contentment

Usage: There was a crunch as she bit the apple.

Meaning: उसने जैसे ही सेब का टुकड़ा तोडा एक आवाज आई।

(ii) Aseptic (Adj.): free from contamination caused by harmful bacteria, viruses, or other microorganisms.

Pronunciation: असेप्टिक

Hindi Translations: अपूतित, कीटाणुहीन, पूतिहीन, सड़न रोकनेवाला, कीटाणु-नाशक

Synonyms:  Sterile, Germ-Free, Clean, Antiseptic, Hygienic, Sanitary, Sterilized, Restrained, Sanitised, Barren, Disinfected, Salubrious, Shrinking, Withdrawn

Antonyms: Septic

Usage:   Aseptic techniques are required in different situations.

Meaning: विभिन्न स्थितियों में कीटाणु-नाशक तकनीकों की आवश्यकता होती है।

(iii) Dispirited (Adj.): having lost enthusiasm and hope; disheartened.

Pronunciation: डिस्पिरटिड / डिस्पिरिटिड

Hindi Translations: उदास, उदासीन, खिन्न, मायूस

Synonyms:  Depressed, Downhearted, Dejected, Melancholy, Despondent, Downcast, Gloomy, Sad, Unhappy, Down, Disheartened, Disconsolate, Discouraged, Crestfallen

Antonyms: Happy, Proud, Fervent, Delighted, Glad, Elated, Alive, Vivacious, Buoyant, Pleased, Cheerful, Jubilant

Usage: He was tired and dispirited.

Meaning: वह थका हुआ और उदासीन था।

(iv) Leaden (Adj.): dull, heavy, or slow.

Pronunciation: लेडन

Hindi Translations: धीमा, धूसर, भारी, मंद

Synonyms:  Sluggish, Weighty, Ponderous, Dull, Oppressive, Languorous, Grey, Burdensome, Gray, Plodding, Sad, Lumpish, Stodgy, Massive

Antonyms: Light, Bright, Fun, Brilliant, Amazing, Vivid, Luminous, Lustrous, Shiny, Sunny, Ablaze

Usage: The sky was leaden and the Sun was about to set.

Meaning: आकाश धूसर हो रहा था और सूर्य अस्त होने वाला था।

(v) Iniquitous (Adj.): grossly unfair and morally wrong.

Pronunciation: इनिक्विटस

Hindi Translations: अधर्म, अन्याय, अन्यायपूर्ण, दुष्ट

Synonyms:  Sinful, Wicked, Evil, Immoral, Villainous, Bad, Depraved, Corrupt, Vile, Vicious, Heinous, Flagitious, Base, Foul

Antonyms: Honorable, Good, Pure, Moral, Righteous, Nice, Decent, Decorous, Chaste, Honest, Legal, Proper

Usage: The new law can easily prevent iniquitous conditions.

Meaning: नया कानून आसानी से अन्यायपूर्ण स्थितियों को रोक सकता 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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