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Vocab Express- 725

Vocab Express- 725

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- 724 here

(i) Uptight (Adj.): anxious or angry in a tense and overly controlled way.

Pronunciation: अप्टाइट

Hindi Translations: नाराज़, तनावग्रस्त, तनावपूर्ण और अति नियंत्रित तरीके से चिंतित या क्रोधित होना

Synonyms:  Nervous, Tense, Edgy, Jumpy, Jittery, Apprehensive, Anxious, Uneasy, High-Strung, Nervy, Angry, Restive, Worried

Antonyms: Calm, Collected, Cool, Unperturbed, Unruffled, Unworried, Composed, Carefree, Imperturbable, Nonchalant, Placid

Usage: Why she is not uptight about anything?

Meaning: वह किसी भी चीज को लेकर परेशान क्यों नहीं है?

(ii) Vestal (Adj.): of or relating to the Roman goddess Vesta.

Pronunciation: वेस्टल

Hindi Translations: निर्मल, पवित्र, पाक, शुद्ध

Synonyms:  Pure, Virginal, Chaste, Virtuous, Immaculate, Nun, Innocent, Good, Celibate, Pristine, Moral, Saturated, Guileless

Antonyms: Sexual, Excited

Usage: No details were released on the Vestal group.

Meaning: पवित्र समूह पर कोई विवरण जारी नहीं किया गया था।

(iii) Treasonous (Adj.): having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor.

Pronunciation: ट्रीज़नस

Hindi Translations: विश्वासघाती, परदारगमन का

Synonyms:  Traitorous, Treasonable, Treacherous, Disloyal, Faithless, Perfidious, Subversive, Seditious, Unfaithful, Backstabber, Apostate, Untrue, Revolutionary

Antonyms: Faithful, Loyal, Patriotic, Nationalist, Nationalistic

Usage: He was found guilty in a treasonous act.

Meaning: उसे देशद्रोही कृत्य में दोषी पाया गया।

(iv) Billow (N.): a large undulating mass of something, typically cloud, smoke, or steam.

Pronunciation: बिलो

Hindi Translations: तरंग, महातरंग, लहर, बड़ी लहर

Synonyms:  Surge, Wave, Swell, Roll, Heave, Breaker, Ripple, Roller, Rush, Sea, Undulation, Cloud, Comber

Antonyms: Decrease, Collapse, Dissolution, Downturn, Failure, Depression, Trough, Sag, Dip, Slip, Cliff, Downfall

Usage: An angry billow almost swallowed that ship.

Meaning: एक क्रुद्ध लहर ने उस जहाज को लगभग निगल लिया।

(v) Flamboyant (Adj.): (of a person or their behaviour) tending to attract attention because of their exuberance, confidence, and stylishness.

Pronunciation: फ्लैम्बॉइअन्ट

Hindi Translations: चटकीला, चमकीला, भड़कदार, भड़कीला, ठसकेदार, स्वयं की ओर आकर्षित करना, अत्यलंकृत, उज्ज्वल

Synonyms:  Flashy, Ostentatious, Showy, Elaborate, Ornate, Gaudy, Florid, Garish, Splashy, Pretentious, Baroque, Rococo, Extravagant

Antonyms: Modest, Classy, Restrained, Plain, Tasteful, Unflashy, Calm, Moderate, Undecorated, Handsome, Quiet, Conservative, Unassuming

Usage: He was a tall, flamboyant man.

Meaning: वह एक लंबा, तेजतर्रार आदमी 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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