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Vocab Express- 738

Vocab Express- 738

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- 737 here

(i) Deprecate (V.): express disapproval of.

Pronunciation: डेप्रकेट / डेप्रकैट

Hindi Translations: अवमानित करना, निन्दा करना, बिनती करना, विरोध करना, अनुचित समझना, अनुमति प्रकट करना, पश्चाताप करना, विरोध में कहना, की निन्दा करना, प्रतिकूल इच्छा प्रकट करना

Synonyms:  Disparage, Depreciate, Belittle, Decry, Disapprove, Denigrate, Condemn, Diminish, Minimize, Put Down, Criticize, Censure, Derogate

Antonyms: Approve, Commend, Compliment, Endorse, Laud, Praise, Build Up, Extol, Sanction, Boast, Brag, Consecrate

Usage: One should never deprecate one's own worth.

Meaning: व्यक्ति को कभी भी अपने मूल्य को कम नहीं समझना चाहिए।

(ii) Tenet (N.): a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof.

Pronunciation: टेनट / टेनिट

Hindi Translations: तत्व, धर्म, नियम, नीति, मत, रीति, विश्वास, सिद्धांत, सिद्धान्त, मतवा, कार्मिक, कार्मिक नियम, जड़सूत्र

Synonyms:  Philosophy, Doctrine, Dogma, Belief, Principle, View, Opinion, Precept, Idea, Creed, Teaching, Conviction, Rule, Postulate

Antonyms: Disbelief, Doubt, Skepticism, Unbelief, Reality

Usage: He declined to accept that tenet.

Meaning: उन्होंने उस सिद्धांत को स्वीकार करने से इनकार कर दिया।

(iii) Divagate (V.): lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking.

Pronunciation: डाइवगेट

Hindi Translations: घूमना-फिरना, विष्, भटक जाना, इधर-उधर भटकना

Synonyms:  Wander, Digress, Stray, Ramble, Deviate, Drift, Diverge, Depart, Err, Veer, Turn Aside, Roam, Rove, Turn

Antonyms: Focus, Cut A Long Story Short, Long Story Short, Be Direct

Usage: You should not divagate from what we're discussing about.

Meaning: जिसके बारे में हम चर्चा कर रहे उस विषय को छोड़कर आपको इधर उधर नहीं भटकना चाहिए।

(iv) Scarceness (N.): a small and inadequate amount.

Pronunciation: स्केर्सनेस

Hindi Translations: विरलता, कमी, स्वल्पता, अपर्याप्तता, नायाबी

Synonyms:  Scarcity, Paucity, Dearth, Shortage, Lack, Poverty, Scantiness, Want, Deficiency, Inadequacy, Insufficiency, Rarity, Shortfall, Famine

Antonyms: Plethora, Abundance, Affluence, Copiousness, Opulence, Wealth, Overabundance, Profusion, Plenitude, Fortune

Usage: Locals faced with the scarceness of water during the dry season.

Meaning: शुष्क मौसम के दौरान स्थानीय लोगों को पानी की कमी का सामना करना पड़ा।

(v) Ambience (N.): the character and atmosphere of a place.

Pronunciation: ऐम्बीअन्स

Hindi Translations: परिवेश, माहौल, वातावरण

Synonyms:  Atmosphere, Ambiance, Environment, Climate, Setting, Ambient, Surroundings, Milieu, Medium, Air, Mood, Context, Environs, Circumstance

Antonyms: Still

Usage: The office has a pleasant ambience.

Meaning: कार्यालय में एक सुखद माहौल 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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