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Vocab Express- 748

Vocab Express- 748

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. Subvert (verb) - undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).

Pronunciation- सब्वर्ट

Hindi Translations- गिराना, पलट देना, उतारना, व्‍यवस्‍था भंग करना

Synonyms- destabilize, unsettle, overthrow, overturn

Antonyms- elevate, ennoble, uplift, exalt

Usage- They conspired to subvert the government.

Meaning- उन्होंने सरकार को नष्ट करने का षड़यंत्र रचा।


  1. Sack (verb) - dismiss from employment.

Pronunciation- सैक

Hindi Translations- बरख़ास्त करना, निकाल देना

Synonyms- bounce, discharge, dismiss, terminate.

Antonyms- recruit, employ, engage, hire.

Usage- The employer sacked him.

Meaning- नियोक्ता ने उसे बर्खास्त कर दिया।


  1. Purportedly (adverb) - As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; allegedly.

Pronunciation- पर्पॉर्टिड्ली

Hindi Translations- कथित रूप से 

Synonyms- professedly, supposedly, seemingly, superficially.

Antonyms- absolutely, authentically, certainly, earnestly.

Usage- Poison was purportedly used to kill the dog but it hasn’t been proven yet.

Meaning- ज़हर का इस्तेमाल कुत्ते को मारने के लिए किया गया था लेकिन यह अभी तक साबित नहीं हुआ है।


  1. Garner (Verb) - gather or collect (something, especially information or approval).

Pronunciation- गॉर्नर

Hindi Translations- संग्रह

Synonyms- gather, collect, accumulate, amass, assemble

Antonyms- disperse, distribute

Usage- She garnered more evidence to support her theory.

Meaning- उसने अपने सिद्धांत का समर्थन करने के लिए और अधिक सबूत इकठ्ठा किए।


  1. Ratify (Verb)- sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid.

Pronunciation- रेटफ़ाइ

Hindi Translations- पुष्टि करना, मंजूर करना

Synonyms- confirm, approve, sanction, endorse

Antonyms- deny, destroy

Example- The shareholders will ratify any merger that will increase their dividends.

Meaning- अंशधारक अपने विलय को बढ़ाने वाले किसी भी विलय की पुष्टि करेंगे।

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