Vocab Express

Vocab Express

Vocabulary Exprees

1. Approbation (Noun)- approval or praise
Pronunciation- ऐप्रबेशन/ऐप्रँबेशन
Hindi Translations- प्रशंसा, समर्थन
Synonyms- Approval, Favor
Antonyms- disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor
Usage- I need to write a powerful resume to gain approbation from an employor.
Meaning- मुझे नियोक्ता से अनुमोदन प्राप्त करने के लिए एक शक्तिशाली बायोडाटा लिखना होगा।

2. Repercussion (Adjective) – the effect that an action, event, or decision has on something, especially a bade effect
Pronunciation- रीपर्कशन
Hindi Translations- प्रतिक्रिया, प्रतिघात
Synonyms- aftermath, consequence
Antonyms- loyal
Usage- Your decision not to go to college will have repercussions you’ll feel for years to come
Meaning- कॉलेज नहीं जाने के आपके निर्णय के नतीजे आने वाले वर्षों के लिए आपके द्वारा महसूस किए जाएँगे।

3. Dent (noun) – a reduction in amount or size.
Pronunciation- डेन्ट
Hindi Translations- कटाव
Synonyms- reduction, depletion, deduction, cut.
Antonyms- boost, enlargement, gain, increase.
Usage- There was a large dent in the passenger door.
Meaning- यात्री द्वार में एक बड़ा गड्ढा था।

4. Stodgy (adjective) – Dull and uninspired; lacking originality or excitement
Pronunciation- स्टॉजी
Hindi Translations- घिसा पिटा
Synonyms- uninteresting, dreary, uninspired, monotonous.
Antonyms- exciting, creative, breathtaking, enthralling.
Usage- Most of my students used informal, asymmetrical balance, as formal balance can seem stodgy and dull.
Meaning- मेरे अधिकांश छात्र अनौपचारिक, विषम संतुलन का उपयोग करते थे, क्योंकि औपचारिक संतुलन धूमिल और नीरस लग सकता है

5. Directive (noun) – an official or authoritative instruction.
Pronunciation- डिरेक्टि/डाइरेक्टिव
Hindi Translations-आदेश, हिदायत
Synonyms- injunction, enjoinment, prescription, command.
Antonyms- entreaty, petition, plea, appeal.
Usage- The US government has no authority to issue directives to the country’s courts.
Meaning- अमेरिकी सरकार के पास देश की अदालतों को निर्देश जारी करने का कोई अधिकार नहीं है।


1. Intrinsic (adjective) – belonging naturally; essential
Pronunciation- इन्ट्रिन्सिक
Hindi Translations- स्वाभाविक, वास्तविक
Synonyms- inherent, innate, inborn, inbred, congenital
Antonyms-extrinsic, acquired
Usage- Commercialism has become an intrinsic part of modern professional sports.
Meaning- व्यावसायिकता आधुनिक पेशेवर खेलों का एक आंतरिक हिस्सा बन गया है।

2. Prune (verb) – Trim (a tree, shrub, or bush) by cutting away dead or overgrown branches or stems, especially to encourage growth.
Pronunciation- प्रून
Hindi Translations- काटना
Synonyms- reduce, cut/trim, decrease.
Antonyms- elongate, extend, lengthen.
Usage- The trees were managed by pruning at 30 cm above ground level.
Meaning- पेड़ों का प्रबंधन जमीन के स्तर से 30 सेमी ऊपर छंटाई द्वारा किया गया था।

3. Touchstone (noun) – a criterion by which something is judged
Pronunciation- टच्स्टोन/टॅच्स्टोन
Hindi Translations- मापदंड
Synonyms- benchmark, criterion, metric, standard.
Antonyms- aberration, deviation, abnormality
Usage- An understanding of grammar is often considered a touchstone by which all language skills are compared to.
Meaning- व्याकरण की समझ को अक्सर एक मापदंड माना जाता है जिसके द्वारा सभी भाषा कौशल की तुलना की जाती है।

4. Putative (Adjective) – generally considered or reputed to be.
Pronunciation- प्यूटटिव/प्यूटॅटिव़
Hindi Translations- विख्यात
Synonyms- supposed, acknowledged, accepted, reported
Antonyms- proven, real
Usage- Mr. Brooks is a putative country singer.
Meaning- मिस्टर ब्रूक्स एक देशव्यापी गायक है��।

5. Siege (Noun)- a military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling those inside to surrender.
Pronunciation- सीज
Hindi Translations-घेराबंदी
Synonyms- blockade, barricade, restriction
Antonyms- clearance, opening
Usage- During the siege of the village, the villagers were forced to give up their property.
Meaning- गाँव की घेराबंदी के दौरान, ग्रामीणों को अपनी संपत्ति छोड़ने के लिए मजबूर होना पड़ा।