Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 81

WORDSMITH

Do You Know Who is a Wordsmith?

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1)Tenacity:noun
Meaning:the quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly; grip.दृढ़ता
Sentence:the sheer tenacity of the limpet.

2)Obese:Adjective
Meaning:grossly fat or overweight.स्थूल
Sentence:It is estimated that more than one in five Britons is now classed as obese and three-quarters are overweight.

3)Pejorative:Adjective, Noun
Meaning:expressing contempt or disapproval.अपमानजनक
Sentence:permissiveness” is used almost universally as a pejorative term.

4)Debauch:Noun,Verb
Meaning:destroy or debase the moral purity of; corrupt.बहस
Sentence:To his credit, Boswell never sought to downplay his debauches.

5)Pedantic:adjective
Meaning:of or like a pedant.पंडिताऊ
Sentence:many of the essays are long, dense, and too pedantic to hold great appeal.

6)Daub:Noun
Meaning:a painting executed without much skill.भद्दा रंगा हुआ चित्र
Sentence:People daub paint or smear mud over their bodies and go wild in the streets.

7)Debonair:adjective
Meaning:(of a man) confident, stylish, and charming.विनयपूर्ण
Sentence:”He’s debonair , smooth, handsome and slim like Moore.”

8)Decamp:verb
Meaning:depart suddenly or secretly, especially to relocate one’s business or household in another area.
Sentence:now he has decamped to Hollywood.

9)Decoy:Noun,Verb
Meaning:a bird or mammal, or an imitation of one, used by hunters to attract other birds or mammals.प्रलोभन
Sentence:a decoy duck

10)Pall:noun
Meaning:a cloth spread over a coffin, hearse, or tomb.आवरण
Sentence:a cloth spread over a coffin, hearse, or tomb.

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