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Vocab Express- 742

Vocab Express- 742

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- 741 here

(i) Picturesque (Adj.): visually attractive, especially in a quaint or pretty style.

Pronunciation: पिक्चरस्क / पिक्चरेस्क

Hindi Translations: प्रकृतिमनोहर, अनोखा, चित्रमय, चित्रोपम, निराला, मनोहर, स्पष्ट, नयनाभिराम, रसात्मक, सुरम्य, चित्र सा, तस्वीर सा

Synonyms:  Charming, Pictorial, Scenic, Quaint, Vivid, Lovely, Attractive, Splendid, Beautiful, Graphic, Exquisite, Colorful, Pleasing, Colourful

Antonyms: Hideous, Ugly, Unattractive, Strong, Bland, Dull, Cheesy, Cloudy, Unsightly, Drab, Modern, Strange

Usage: I would like to visit the picturesque villages.

Meaning: मैं सुरम्य गांवों की यात्रा करना चाहूंगा।

(ii) Tardy (Adj.): delaying or delayed beyond the right or expected time; late.

Pronunciation: टार्डी

Hindi Translations: आलसी, ढीला, दीर्घसूत्री, धीमा, मंद, मन्द, मन्दगति, विलम्बी, सुस्त, मंथर, मंदा

Synonyms:  Late, Overdue, Belated, Slow, Behindhand, Dilatory, Unpunctual, Sluggish, Backward, Delayed, Slack, Languid, Laggard

Antonyms: Punctual, Early, Prompt, Ready, Lightning, Speedy, On Time, Expeditious, Instant, Precocious, Premature

Usage: He is not tardy in offering service.

Meaning: सेवा देने में वह ढीला नहीं है।

(iii) Sere (Adj.): (used especially of vegetation) having lost all moisture.

Pronunciation: सिर / सीर

Hindi Translations: क्रमक, म्लान, कुम्हलाया हुआ

Synonyms:  Arid, Withered, Sear, Dried-Up, Shrivelled, Parched, Dry, Waterless, Droughty, Wizened, Bone-Dry

Antonyms: Saturated, Watered, Wet, Awash, Bathed, Doused, Drenched, Dripping, Soaked, Soaking, Sodden

Usage: The sere plants of the region will turn green now.

Meaning: इस क्षेत्र के कुम्हलाये हुए पौधे अब हरे हो जाएंगे।

(iv) Hospice (N.): a home providing care for the sick, especially the terminally ill.

Pronunciation: हास्पस / हास्पिस

Hindi Translations: आश्रम, धर्मशाला, मरणासन्न रोगियों का आश्रय, मरणासन्न रोगियों का अस्पताल

Synonyms:  Asylum, Rest Home, Nursing Home, Nuthouse, Hospital, Shelter, Poorhouse, Sanctuary, Clinic, Health Service

Antonyms: Superstructure, Skyscraper

Usage: The money will be spent on a new hospice.

Meaning: पैसा एक नई धर्मशाला पर खर्च किया जाएगा।

(v) Rambunctious (Adj.): uncontrollably exuberant; boisterous.

Pronunciation: रैम्बंगक्शस

Hindi Translations: पर्यटन का, अनियंत्रित रूप से विपुल

Synonyms:  Rowdy, Boisterous, Unruly, Disorderly, Turbulent, Wild, Loud, Noisy, Robustious, Rumbustious, Obstreperous, Raucous, Rough

Antonyms: Quiet, Introverted, Meek

Usage: I was rather rambunctious in those days.

Meaning: मैं उन दिनों में बहुत अनियंत्रित था।

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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