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Vocab Express- 726

Vocab Express- 726

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- 725 here

(i) Competence (N.): the ability to do something successfully or efficiently.

Pronunciation: काम्पटिन्स / काम्पिटन्स

Hindi Translations: क्षमता, गुण, पर्याप्तता, पात्रता, प्रचुरता, बाहुल्य, योग्यता, संपन्नता, सामर्थ्य, सुघड़ता, कार्यनिर्वाह-क्षमता

Synonyms:  Skill, Ability, Competency, Proficiency, Capability, Expertise, Capacity, Aptitude, Efficiency, Qualification, Jurisdiction, Talent, Authority, Faculty

Antonyms: Inability, Inadequacy, Incompetence, Incapability, Ineptitude, Impotence, Ignorance, Incompetency, Incapacity, Disability, Inaptitude, Inappropriateness, Inefficience

Usage: I have no doubt about his competence as a director.

Meaning: मुझे निर्देशक के रूप में उनकी क्षमता पर कोई संदेह नहीं है।

(ii) Svelte (Adj.): (of a person) slender and elegant.

Pronunciation: स्वेल्ट

Hindi Translations: कोमल, छरहरा, दुर्बल, सुडौल, सुसंस्कृत, सुगठित, दुबला पतला

Synonyms:  Willowy, Lithe, Slender, Lissom, Slight, Lissome, Sylphlike, Slim, Lean, Supple, Thin, Refined, Skinny, Lanky

Antonyms: Fat, Thick, Corpulent, Brawny, Plump, Chubby, Dumpy, Heavy, Pudgy, Tubby, Hefty, Podgy

Usage: Most of the Japanese have a slim, svelte body.

Meaning: ज़्यादातर जापानियों का शरीर पतला, सुडौल होता है।

(iii) Causative (Adj.): acting as a cause.

Pronunciation: काज़टिव / कॉज़टिव / कॉज़टिव

Hindi Translations: उत्पादक, कारणवाचक, कार्योत्पादक, णिजन्त, प्रेरणार्थक, प्रेरणा का

Synonyms:  Causal, Formative, Generative, Inventive, Productive, Original, Avant-Garde, Innovatory, Breaking New Ground, Demiurgic, Envisioning

Antonyms: Noncausative, Secondary, Stolen

Usage: Most of the time slums are considered causative of crime.

Meaning: अधिकांश समय मलिन बस्तियों को अपराध का कार्योत्पादक माना जाता है।

(iv) Fateful (Adj.): having far-reaching and typically disastrous consequences or implications.

Pronunciation: फेट्फल / फैट्फल

Hindi Translations: विनाशक, प्राणहर

Synonyms:  Portentous, Momentous, Fatal, Disastrous, Grave, Ominous, Inauspicious, Black, Foreboding, Consequential, Weighty, Calamitous, Crucial, Decisive

Antonyms: Insignificant, Unimportant, Fortunate, Healthy, Happy, Lucky, Golden,

Life-Giving, Propitious, Providential, Encouraging, Good

Usage: He has taken the fateful decision to send in the troops.

Meaning: उसने सैनिकों में भेजने का फ़ैसला लिया है।

(v) Notch (V.): notch a surface to record something.

Pronunciation: नाच

Hindi Translations: छेद काटना, दांते देना, दांते बनाना, निशाना साधना, निशाना बांधना, काटकर निशाना बांधना

Synonyms:  Nick, Cut, Mark, Gash, Score, Groove, Indent, Dent, Scratch, Slit, Gouge, Dot, Chip, Pink

Antonyms: Absorb, Flush, Fill, Engage, Accomplish, Execute, Cram, Fulfill, Occupy, Satisfy, Fix, Inflate

Usage: You must notch up a fine victory in the competition.

Meaning: आपको प्रतियोगिता में एक अच्छी जीत हासिल करनी चाहिए।

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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