Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 83

WORDSMITH

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1) Sycophant:Noun
Meaning:a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in order to gain advantage.चापलूस
Sentence:An assortment of hatchet men, opportunists and sycophants gained access to the levers of power.

2)Sumptuous:Adjective
Meaning:splendid and expensive-looking.सुस्पष्ट
Sentence:the banquet was a sumptuous, luxurious meal.

3)Incarcerate: Verb
Meaning:imprison or confine,अपमान.
Sentence:many are incarcerated for property offenses.

4)Incipient:Adjective
Meaning:in an initial stage; beginning to happen or develop.प्रारंभिक
Sentence:he could feel incipient anger building up.

5)Quixotic:Adjective
Meaning:exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical.विलक्षण
Sentence:a vast and perhaps quixotic project.

6)Rankle:Verb
Meaning:(of a wound or sore) continue to be painful; fester.भड़कना
Sentence:the casual manner of his dismissal still rankles.
noun
7)Quisling:Noun
Meaning:a traitor who collaborates with an enemy force occupying their country.शुभकामनाएं
Sentence:He’s undermined our ability to stand up – we’ll just be seen as potential traitors and quislings.

8)Proclivity:Noun
Meaning:a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition toward a particular thing.प्राप्ति
Sentence:a proclivity for hard work.

9)Grievous:Adjective
Meaning:(of something bad) very severe or serious.गंभीर
Sentence:his death was a grievous blow.

10)Overt:Adjective
Meaning:done or shown openly; plainly or readily apparent, not secret or hidden.प्रकट
Sentence:an overt act of aggression.

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