Hello Friends, my name is Rakesh and you are watching Superfast Vocabulary. And today we are going to see Words starting with ‘A’ – Part 2 And in this part we will se words such as ABSTINENT, ABSTRACT, ABSTRUSE, ABYSMAL, ACCOLADE, ACCOST, ACERBIC, ACQUIESCE, ACRID, ACRIMONIOUS, ACUMEN The first word is ABSTINENT And the correct way to pronounce is ‘AB stuh nunt’ AB stuh nunt It is an adjective whose meaning is abstaining or fasting In Hindi it means ‘Sayami’ or ‘Upwas karne wala’ Second word is ABSTRACT And the correct way to pronounce it is ‘AB strakt’ AB strakt. ‘AB’ needs to be more emphasised. AB strakt. It is also an adjective whose meaning is theoratical or impersonal. ‘Saiddhantik’ or ‘Avayyaktik’ in Hindi Next word is ABSTRUSE. and the correct way to pronounce it is ab STROOS. More emphasise on ‘STROOS’ ab STROOS. It is also an adjective whose meaning is Hard to understand Or in Hindi ‘Ati Gudh’ or ‘samajhne me mushkil’ like that Next word is ABYSMAL. The correct way to pronounce is ‘uh BIZ mul’. ‘uh BIZ mul’. Emphasis more on BIZ. It is an adjective and its meaning is extremely hopeless or wretched Or bottomless. In Hindi ‘Bahot Bura’ or ‘Bebuniyad’ – is called Abysmal. Next word is ACCOLADE. It’s pronunciation is ‘AK uh LADE’ – ‘AK uh LADE’ Which is a noun whose meaning is an award or an honor In Hindi it means a ‘Samman’ or a ‘Satkar’ Next word is ACCOST. And its pronounced as ‘uh KAWST’. It is a verb Which means to approach and speak to someone In Hindi it means ‘Sambhashan Karna’ or ‘Bolna’ Next word is ACERBIC. The correct way of pronouncing it would be ‘uh SUR bik’ Its an adjective whose meaning is bitter, sour or severe ‘Kadawa’, ‘Tikha’ or ‘Tej’ (in Hindi) Next word is ACQUIESCE. Way to pronounce it is ‘AK we ES’ ‘AK we ES’. It is also a verb And its meaning is to comply passively to accept or to agree. In Hindi it would mean ‘Santusht Hona’ or ‘Chupchap Svikar Kar Lena’ Next word is ACRID Correct way to pronounce it is ‘AK rid’ Emphasise more on AK. ‘AK rid’. It is an adjective whose meaning is Harsh or like acid ‘Tikha’, ‘Ugra’ or ‘Acid Jaisa’ (in Hindi) Next word is ACRIMONIOUS. Correct way to pronounce it is ‘AK ruh MOH nee us’ Emphasis more on ‘AK’ and MOH And speak rest of the parts normaly ‘AK ruh MOH nee us’ Its an adjective And its meaning is full of spite, bitter, nasty In Hindi it means ‘Rukha’ or ‘Chidchida’ Next word is ACUMEN Its pronunciation is ‘AK yuh mun’ Emphasis more on ‘AK’ ‘AK yuh mun’. It is a noun And its meaning is keenness of Judgement or mental sharpness In Hindi ‘Kushagrata’ or ‘Buddhi Prakharta’ Thank You!