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Vocab Express- 746

Vocab Express- 746

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. Sedition (noun) - conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.

Pronunciation- सेदिशन

Hindi Translations- राज-द्रोह, विद्रोह

Synonyms: incitement, fomentation, provocation, agitation.

Antonyms: submission, appeasement, homage, devotion.

Usage: We direct an acquittal on the charge of sedition.

Meaning- हम राजद्रोह के आरोप में बरी का निर्देश देते हैं।

 

  1. Placate (Verb) - make (someone) less angry or hostile.

Pronunciation- प्लेकेट

Hindi Translations- सांत्वना देना, तसल्ली देना

Synonym- appease, assuage, conciliate, pacify

Antonym- aggravate, annoy, antagonize, bother, provoke

Example- I tried to placate the sad little boy.

Meaning- मैंने दुखी छोटे लड़के को तस्सली देने की कोशिश की।

 

  1. Smattering (noun)- a small amount or number

Pronunciation- स्मट्टेरिंग

Hindi Translations- ऊपरी ज्ञान, अल्प ज्ञान

Synonyms- couple, few, handful, sprinkle

Antonyms- horde, legion, loads, multitude

Usage- He has a smattering of knowledge about physics.

Meaning- उसे भौतिकी के बारे में अल्प ज्ञान है।

 

  1. Brutal (adjective)- savagely violent

Pronunciation- ब्रूटल

Hindi Translations- क्रूर

Synonyms- savage, cruel

Antonyms- gentle, humane

Usage- This movie is a brutal depiction of the war.

Meaning- यह फिल्म युद्ध का क्रूर चित्रण है।

  1. Valiant (Adjective) - possessing or showing courage or determination.

Pronunciation- वेल्यन्ट

Hindi Translations- बहादुर

Synonyms- brave, fearless, courageous, valorous

Antonyms- cowardly, irresolute

Usage- She died last year after a valiant battle with cancer.

Meaning- कैंसर के साथ एक बहादुर लड़ाई के बाद पिछले साल उसकी मृत्यु हो गई।

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