Glossary

Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 40

1)Quash :verb
Meaning:reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure.अमान्य घोषित करना
Sentence:his conviction was quashed on appeal.

2) Encore:Noun,Verb
Meaning :a repeated or additional performance of an item at the end of a concert, as called for by an audience. – पुनरावृत्ति
Sentence:everybody got up on stage for the final encore.

3)Disinter:Verb
Meaning:dig up (something that has been buried, especially a corpse).खोदकर निकालना
Sentence:his corpse was disinterred and dumped in a pit.

4)Fatuous:Adjective
Meaning:silly and pointless.बुद्धिहीन
Sentence:a fatuous comment

5)Resumption:Noun
Meaning:the action of beginning something again after a pause or interruption.पुनरारंभ
Sentence:with peace came the resumption of foreign imports

6)Valour:Noun
Meaning:great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle.
Sentence:the medals are awarded for acts of valour.वीरता

7)Assuage:Verb
Meaning:make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.शांत करना
Usage:the letter assuaged the fears of most members.

8)Subvert:Verb
Meaning:undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).– पलट देना
sentence:an attempt to subvert democratic government.

9) Imbued :Verb
Meaning:inspire or permeate with (a feeling or quality).
Sentence:his works are invariably imbued with a sense of calm and serenity.

10)Fetter:Noun, Verb
Meaning:a chain or manacle used to restrain a prisoner, typically placed around the ankles.बेड़ी
Sentence:he lay bound with fetters of iron.

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