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Vocab Express- 729

Vocab Express- 729

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- 728 here

(i) Ridicule (V.): subject (someone or something) to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior.

Pronunciation: रिडक्यूल

Hindi Translations: हंसी उड़ाना, ठिठोली करना, उपहास करना, ताना मारना, ठठ्ठा करना

Synonyms:  Mock, Taunt, Make Fun Of, Scorn, Deride, Jeer, Tease, Sneer, Chaff, Gibe, Roast, Rib, Disparage, Scoff

Antonyms: Praise, Approve, Flatter, Acquiesce, Esteem, Compliment, Applaud, Enjoy, Adopt, Acknowledge, Allow, Admit

Usage: Her plans were held up to ridicule.

Meaning: उसकी योजनाओं का उपहास उड़ाया गया।

(ii) Conduit (N.): a channel for conveying water or other fluid.

Pronunciation: कान्डूइट / कान्ड्विट / कान्जूइट / कान्ड्विट

Hindi Translations: नाली, वाहक, पाइपलाइन, पानी की मोरी

Synonyms:  Channel, Canal, Aqueduct, Course, Flume, Raceway, Passageway, Waterway, Duct, Racecourse, Pipe, Line, Pipeline, Main

Antonyms: Stopper, Patch, Nag, Puff, Seal, Wad, Deal

Usage: It is a fact that the Internet offers a tremendous conduit for information.

Meaning: यह एक तथ्य है कि इंटरनेट सूचना के लिए एक जबरदस्त पाइपलाइन प्रदान करता है।

(iii) Diligent (Adj.): having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties.

Pronunciation: डिलिजन्ट

Hindi Translations: अध्यवसायी, अनवरत, उद्यमी, उद्योगी, उधमी, एकाग्रचित्त, परिश्रमपूर्ण, परिश्रमी, मेहनती, व्यवसायी, सतत, सावधान, चिंताशील

Synonyms:  Careful, Hard-Working, Industrious, Tireless, Assiduous, Indefatigable, Attentive, Sedulous, Laborious, Persistent, Painstaking, Conscientious, Earnest, Persevering

Antonyms: Lazy, Negligent, Inactive, Idle, Inattentive, Indifferent, Lethargic, Neglectful, Remiss, Languid, Indolent, Slack

Usage: He is very diligent in keeping records.

Meaning: वह रिकॉर्ड रखने में बहुत सावधान है।

(iv) Puzzler (N.): a difficult question or problem.

Pronunciation: पज़्लर

Hindi Translations: व्याकूल करनेवाला, पहेली, गूढ़ व्यक्ति

Synonyms:  Puzzle, Enigma, Conundrum, Mystery, Riddle, Jigsaw, Problem, Riddler, Brainteaser, Mystifier, Teaser, Perplexity, Poser, Knot

Antonyms: Solution, Explainer, Enlightener, Clarifier, Harmony

Usage: Ooh, this question is a real puzzler for me!

Meaning: ओह, यह सवाल मेरे लिए एक असली गूढ़ है!

(v) Digression (N.): a temporary departure from the main subject in speech or writing.

Pronunciation: डाइग्रेशन / डिग्रेशन

Hindi Translations:  झुकना, विचलन, विषयांतर, व्यतिक्रम, विषय बदलना, विषयांतरकरण, विषयांतर गमन

Synonyms:  Deviation, Divergence, Diversion, Departure, Parenthesis, Detour, Aside, Excursus, Deflection, Excursion, Tangent, Variation, Aberration, Divagation

Antonyms: Proportion, Symmetry, Regularity, Reliability, Uniformity, Rhythm, Sameness

Usage: After this digression, we return now to our original problem.

Meaning: इस विषयांतर के बाद अब हम अपनी मूल समस्या पर लौटते हैं।

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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