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Vocab Express- 745

Vocab Express- 745

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. STRIDE (noun) - A long step or stage in making progress

Pronunciation- स्ट्राइड

Hindi Translations- छलाँग, प्रगति

Synonyms- clump, tramp, stomp, stalk

Antonyms- amble, meander, ramble

Usage- She crossed the room in only a few strides.

Meaning: उसने कुछ ही कदमों में कमरा पार कर लिया।

 

  1. PRECARIOUS (adjective) - dependent on chance; uncertain.

Pronunciation- प्रीकिरीअस/पिरकेअर्इअस

Hindi Translations- अनिश्चित

Synonyms- unsure, unpredictable, doubtful, dubious

Antonyms- certain, stable, confirmed, definite

Usage- The museum is in a financially precarious position.

Meaning: संग्रहालय आर्थिक रूप से अनिश्चित स्थिति में है।

 

  1. Abet (verb) - encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong.

Pronunciation- अबेट

Hindi Translations- उकसाना

Synonyms- ferment, incite, instigate, encourage

Antonyms- constrain, curb, inhibit, tame

Usage- You should not abet violence.

Meaning: आपको हिंसा के लिए नहीं उकसाना चाहिए।

 

  1. Nab (verb) - catch (someone) doing something wrong.

Pronunciation- नैब

Hindi Translations- पकड़ना, दबोचना

Synonyms- seize, apprehend, arrest, restrain

Antonyms- emancipate, free, liberate, unchain

Usage- He nabbed the thief.

Meaning: उसने चोर को पकड़ लिया।

 

  1. Competent (adjective)- sufficiently qualified

Pronunciation- कॉम्पिटॅन्ट

Hindi Translations- सक्षम, समर्थ, योग्य

Synonyms- capable, skilled

Antonyms- inefficient, inept

Usage- He is competent of doing this job.

Meaning: वह इस काम को करने में सक्षम है।

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