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Vocab Express- 739

Vocab Express- 739

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- 738 here

(i) Edify (V.): instruct or improve (someone) morally or intellectually.

Pronunciation: एडफाइ

Hindi Translations: समझाना, सिखाना, सुधारना, शिक्षा देना, उपदेश देना, उन्नत करना, ऊँचा उठाना, सदुदाहरण देना, शिक्षित करना, आध्यात्मिक उपदेश देना, सन्मार्ग पर लाना

Synonyms:  Enlighten, Educate, Inform, Teach, Instruct, Tutor, School, Train, Coach, Improve, Guide, Advise, Indoctrinate, Civilize

Antonyms: Discourage, Take Lessons

Usage: They are trying to edify the masses.

Meaning: वे जनता को सुधारने की कोशिश कर रहे हैं।

(ii) Inconspicuous (Adj.): not clearly visible or attracting attention; not conspicuous.

Pronunciation: इंगकान्स्पिक्वस / इन्कन्स्पिक्यूअस

Hindi Translations: अगोचर, अप्रकट, अप्रत्यक्ष, अप्रसिद्ध, तुच्छ, नाचीज, अविशिष्ट, छिपा हुआ

Synonyms:  Obscure, Unobtrusive, Unnoticed, Unnoticeable, Faint, Insignificant, Low Key, Invisible, Subtle, Imperceptible, Modest, Discreet, Quiet, Unassuming

Antonyms: Conspicuous, Noticeable, Famous, Clear, Obvious, Open, Outstanding, Flashy, Exposed, Patent, Prominent, Salient, Arrogant, Discernible

Usage: He is expected to remain inconspicuous for a few more days.

Meaning: उनके कुछ और दिनों तक अप्रकट बने रहने की उम्मीद है।

(iii) Denunciatory (Adj.): containing warning of punishment.

Pronunciation: डिनन्सीअटोरी

Hindi Translations: अभियोगात्मक, धमकानेवाला, निंदनीय, निन्दात्मक, भयंकर, भयसूचक, डरानेवाला

Synonyms:  Denunciative, Comminatory, Accusatory, Abusive, Vituperative, Condemnatory, Deprecatory, Invective, Scurrilous, Minatory, Reproachful, Accusatorial, Defamatory, Contemptuous

Antonyms: Exculpatory, Approving, Laudatory

Usage: These denunciatory articles will not be welcomed by people.

Meaning: इन भ्रामक लेखों का लोगों द्वारा स्वागत नहीं किया जाएगा।

(iv) Teetotal (Adj.): choosing or characterized by abstinence from alcohol.

Pronunciation: टीटोटल

Hindi Translations: मद्यत्यागी, संपूर्ण, अमत्त, पूरा पूरा, जो नशे में हो, पूर्ण मद्य निषेध विषयक, पूर्ण मद्य-निषेधवादी

Synonyms:  Teetotaler, Teetotaller, Abstainer, Straightedge, Sober, On The Wagon, Abstinent, Dry, Abstemious, Temperate, Continent, Moderate, Celibate, Total

Antonyms: Lit, Flamboyant, Unrestrained, Unchecked, Unconstrained, Uncontrolled, Extravagant, Immoderate, Unconfined, Mad, Open, Unbridled

Usage: Are you inviting your teetotal friends for the party?

Meaning: क्या आप अपने पूर्ण मद्य-निषेधवादी दोस्तों को पार्टी के लिए आमंत्रित कर रहे हैं?

(v) Biff (V.): strike (someone) roughly or sharply, usually with the fist.

Pronunciation: बिफ

Hindi Translations: घूंसा मारना, मुक्का मारना, चोट लगाना

Synonyms:  Punch, Whack, Sock, Thwack, Wallop, Belt, Hit, Knock, Strike, Bop, Clip, Clout, Slug, Bash

Antonyms: Fail

Usage: I suddenly felt a biff on the back of the neck.

Meaning: मुझे अचानक गर्दन के पीछे चोट लगने की अनुभूति हुई।

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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