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Vocab Express- 741

Vocab Express- 741

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.

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(i) Satirical (Adj.): containing or using satire.

Pronunciation: सटिरकल / सटिरिकल / सटिरिकल

Hindi Translations: उपहासात्मक, निन्दक, मुंहफट, व्यंग्यपूर्ण, व्यंग्यात्मक, व्यंगपूर्ण

Synonyms:  Sarcastic, Satiric, Sardonic, Cutting, Incisive, Cynical, Biting, Derisive, Scornful, Mocking, Pungent, Ironic, Caustic, Ridiculing

Antonyms: Sincere, Blunt, Sympathetic, Plain, Open, Candid, Direct, Forthright, Outspoken, Pointless, Rough, Rugged, Severe

Usage: He is one of the best-selling satirical novelists.

Meaning: वह सबसे ज्यादा बिकने वाले व्यंग्य उपन्यासकारों में से एक हैं।

(ii) Brazen (Adj.): bold and without shame.

Pronunciation: ब्रेज़न / ब्रैज़न

Hindi Translations: खुल्लमखुल्ला, निर्लज, बेशर्म, पीतल का, पीतल के समान, तांबे का

Synonyms:  Bold, Shameless, Impudent, Impertinent, Insolent, Cheeky, Audacious, Brash, Forward, Saucy, Rude, Presumptuous, Fresh, Brassy

Antonyms: Shy, Timid, Shameful, Gentle, Ashamed, Humble, Meek, Discreet, Modest, Shamefaced, Demure, Guilty, Coward, Shamed

Usage: He told me a brazen lie.

Meaning: उसने मुझे खुल्लमखुल्ला झूठ बोला।

(iii) Riotous (Adj.): marked by or involving public disorder.

Pronunciation: राइअटस

Hindi Translations: अशांत, उपद्रवी, प्रचुर, बखेड़िया, बलवाई, राजद्रोही

Synonyms:  Wild, Rowdy, Unrestrained, Tumultuous, Turbulent, Unruly, Disorderly, Violent, Uproarious, Exuberant, Luxuriant, Rampant, Boisterous

Antonyms: Quiet, Abstemious, Calm, Orderly, Manageable, Tame, Tranquil, Moderate, Obedient, Conventional, Well-Behaved, Bland, Submissive

Usage: His riotous behaviour will lead to his arrest.

Meaning: उनके उपद्रवी व्यवहार से उनकी गिरफ्तारी होगी।

(iv) Precipice (N.): a very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one.

Pronunciation: प्रेसपस / प्रेसपिस

Hindi Translations: उतावली, करारा, गढ़ा, गह्वर, ढाल, संकट, हड़बड़ी, गहर, ढालू जमीन, खड़ी चट्टान, खतरनाक स्थिति

Synonyms:  Cliff, Bluff, Crag, Palisade, Brink, Escarpment, Scarp, Steep, Cliff Face, Rock Face, Very Steep Cliff, Sheer Drop

Antonyms: Plateau, Trough, Slope, Prairie

Usage: The broken ship collided over the precipice.

Meaning: टूटा हुआ जहाज खड़ी चट्टान पर टकरा गया।

(v) Defile (V.): sully, mar, or spoil.

Pronunciation: डिफाइल

Hindi Translations: बिगाड़ना, दूषित करना, मैला करना, गंदा कर देना, गंदा करना, मलिन करना, अपवित्र करना, अशुद्ध करना, भ्रष्ट करना, मर्यादा भंग करना, बिगाड़ देना

Synonyms:  Pollute, Contaminate, Sully, Taint, Tarnish, Soil, Debase, Desecrate, Stain, Foul, Violate, Corrupt, Dirty

Antonyms: Purify, Sanctify, Clean, Honour, Cleanse, Fix Up, Consecrate, Hallow, Praise, Respect, Work

Usage: A beautiful area has been defiled by a rubbish dump.

Meaning: इस सुंदर क्षेत्र को कचरे के ढेर से गंदा कर दिया गया 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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