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Vocab Express- 743

Vocab Express- 743

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- 742 here

(i) Warp (V.): become or cause to become bent or twisted out of shape, typically as a result of the effects of heat or dampness.

Pronunciation: वॉर्प / वोर्प

Hindi Translations: बिगाड़ना, भटकना, मुड़ना, मोड़ना, ख़राब करना, ख़राब करना, तोड़ना-मरोड़ना, ग़लत मानी लेना, मिथ्या अर्थ लेना

Synonyms:  Distort, Twist, Bend, Pervert, Deform, Contort, Buckle, Bias, Corrupt, Debauch, Falsify, Garble, Deprave

Antonyms: Straighten, Clear Up, Adjust, Elucidate, Illuminate, Solve, Crystallize, Disentangle, Enlighten, Unsnarl, Extricate, Expound

Usage: It seems that there is a warp in this record.

Meaning: ऐसा लगता है कि इस रिकॉर्ड में बिघाड है।

(ii) Narcotic (Adj.): relating to or denoting narcotics or their effects or use.

Pronunciation: नार्कटिक / नार्काटिक

Hindi Translations: नशीली, स्वापक, निद्रा जनक, नींद लाने वाली, नशीली दवाओं का, सुलानेवाला, नशा का, मादक का, बेहोश करनेवाला, द्रव्य का

Synonyms:  Soporific, Opiate, Sedative, Hypnotic, Drug, Anodyne, Anaesthetic, Calming, Numbing, Stupefying, Dulling, Dope, Anesthetic

Antonyms: Stimulating, Stimulative, Invigorating, Stimulant, Awakening, Energizing, Arousing, Rousing, Restorative, Reviving, Sobering

Usage: Morphine is a narcotic which acts directly on the central nervous system.

Meaning: मॉर्फिन एक मादक पदार्थ है जो सीधे केंद्रीय तंत्रिका तंत्र पर कार्य करता है।

(iii) Agitator (N.): a person who urges others to protest or rebel.

Pronunciation: ऐजटैटर / ऐजिटेटर

Hindi Translations: उपद्रवी, उद्वेग उत्पन्न करनेवाला मनुष्य, आंदोलक, आंदोलनकर्ता

Synonyms:  Stirrer, Rebel, Troublemaker, Fighter, Dissident, Renegade, Instigator, Demagogue, Shaker, Agitating

Antonyms: Peacemaker, Soother, Pacifier, Conciliator, Moderate

Usage: The riots in that area were the work of political agitators.

Meaning: उस क्षेत्र में दंगे राजनीतिक आंदोलनकारियों का काम था।

(iv) Flit (V.): move swiftly and lightly.

Pronunciation: फ्लिट

Hindi Translations: मँडराना, उड़ना, चला जाना, भाग जाना, उड़ जाना, इधर उधर उड़ना

Synonyms:  Fly, Flutter, Run, Dart, Bolt, Rush, Hover, Hurry, Flicker, Fleet, Speed, Dash, Sail

Antonyms: Remain, Belly Up, Come Right Back, Come Into View, Make For, Walk Slowly, Unenergetic, Stay, Slow-Walk

Usage: Hey, you can't just flit in and flit out now.

Meaning: अरे, आप अभी अंदर और बाहर नहीं मँडरा सकते।

(v) Acquisitive (Adj.): excessively interested in acquiring money or material things.

Pronunciation: अक्विज़टिव / अक्विज़िटिव

Hindi Translations: अर्जनशील, संग्रहणशील, प्राप्ति या लाभ का इच्छुक

Synonyms:  Greedy, Covetous, Avaricious, Grasping, Desirous, Rapacious, Selfish, Materialistic, Mercenary, Avid, Grabby, Possessive, Voracious

Antonyms: Generous, Unselfish, Bounteous, Bountiful, Charitable, Liberal, Handsome, Abstemious, Altruistic, Ample

Usage: The acquisitive company looking to expand in the state.

Meaning: अधिग्रहण करने वाली कंपनी राज्य में विस्तार करना चाहती 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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