Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 130


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1)Carp : Verb
Meaning: complain or find fault continually, typically about trivial matters.अवगुण ढूंढ़ना
Sentence: I don’t want to carp about the way you did it.

2)Humbug: Noun, Verb
Meaning: deceptive or false talk or behavior, deceive; trick.पाखण्ड
Sentence: The best buys include coffee beans, chocolate, mint humbugs and, of course, clotted cream shortbread.

3)Solace: Noun
Meaning:comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness.सांत्वना
Sentence: she sought solace in her religion.

Meaning: an unfilled space or interval; a gap.अंतर
Sentence: the journal has filled a lacuna in Middle Eastern studies.

5)Iconoclast: Noun
Meaning: a person who attacks cherished beliefs or institutions.मूर्तिपूजा का विरोध करने वाला
Sentence: More and more, African-American iconoclasts reject victimology and embrace American possibility.

6)Furlough: Noun, Verb
Meaning: leave of absence, especially that granted to a member of the armed services.थोड़े दिन की छुट्टी
Sentence: a civil servant home on furlough

7)Ruffian: Noun
Meaning: a violent person, especially one involved in crime.बदमाश
Sentence: A few days earlier a ruffian had snatched a woman’s chain.

8)Mayhem: Noun
Meaning: violent or damaging disorder; chaos हाथापाई.
Sentence: complete mayhem broke out.

9)Manacle: Noun
Meaning:a metal band, chain, or shackle for fastening someone’s hands or ankles.हथकड़ी
Sentence: the practice of keeping prisoners in manacles.

10)Drowsy: Adjective
Meaning: sleepy and lethargic; half asleep.सुस्त
Sentence: the wine had made her drowsy.

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