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Vocab Express- 744

Vocab Express- 744

Dear Aspirants,

As Vocabulary is one of the important parts of the English section of almost all competitive exams, here we are providing you 5 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.

 

1) Condone (verb) - accept (behaviour that is considered morally wrong or offensive)

Pronunciation- कन्डोन/कॅन्डोन

Hindi Translations- अनुमति देना, अवहेलना करना

Synonyms- allow, disregard

Antonyms- condemn, punish

Usage- The Company does not condone using illegal software.

Meaning: कंपनी अवैध सॉफ़्टवेयर का उपयोग करना स्वीकार नहीं करती है|

 

2) Detrimental (adjective) - tending to cause harm.

Pronunciation- डिट्रमिन्टल

Hindi Translations- हानिकारक, नुक़स़ान पहुंचानेवाला, हानि पहुंचानेवाला, नुक़सानदेह

Synonyms- dangerous, destructive, harmful

Antonyms- benign, beneficial

Usage- The new law will have detrimental influences on future tobacco use.

Meaning: नए कानून से भविष्य में तंबाकू के उपयोग पर हानिकारक प्रभाव पड़ेगा।

 

3) Escalation (Noun) - a rapid increase or rise.

Pronunciation- इस्कलेशन

Hindi Translations- वृद्धि, उन्नति, विकास

Synonyms- hike, advance, growth

Antonyms- plunge, relaxation

Usage- A further escalation of the crisis now seems inevitable.

Meaning: संकट का आगे बढ़ना अब अपरिहार्य लगता है।

 

4) Hiatus (Noun) - a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.

Pronunciation- हायाटस

Hindi Translations- अंतराल, रुकावट, निलंबन

Synonyms- interval, interruption, suspension

Antonyms- continuation, continuing

Usage- You need to take a hiatus.

Meaning: आपको विराम लेने की जरुरत है|

 

5) Stimulus (Noun) - a thing that arouses activity or energy in someone or something

Pronunciation-

Hindi Translations- प्रोत्साहन, उत्तेजना, प्रेरणा, उसकाव

Synonyms- spur, stimulant, encouragement, impetus

Antonyms- deterrent, discouragement

Usage- The pay raise was a stimulus for production.

Meaning: वेतन वृद्धि उत्पादन के लिए एक प्रेरणा थी।

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