Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 102

WORDSMITH

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1)Recluse: Adjective,Noun
Meaning: a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people.वैरागी
Sentence: she has turned into a virtual recluse”

2) Honorary: Adjective
Meaning: conferred as an honour, without the usual requirements or functions.माननीय
Sentence: an honorary doctorate

3)Vantage: Noun
Meaning: a place or position affording a good view of something.सहूलियत
Sentence: from my vantage point I could see into the front garden.

4) Turpitude :Noun
Meaning: depravity; wickedness अधमता
Sentence: acts of moral turpitude.

5) Quixotic:Adjective
Meaning: exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical.विलक्षण
Sentence: That sounds quixotically noble, this stand for the ‘inviolability of marriage.

6)Connoisseur : Noun
Meaning : an expert judge in matters of taste(विशेषज्ञ )
Sentence: Like the original structure, his piece has a beauty that lures connoisseurs

7) Veils :Noun , verb
Meaning: A piece of fine material worn by women to protect or conceal the face (पर्दा )
Sentence: she veiled her face

8)Avow :Verb
Meaning: assert or confess openly (खुलकर कहना )
Sentence: he avowed that he had voted Republican in every election.

9) Détente: Noun
Meaning: the easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries (अमन)
Sentence: a serious effort at detente with the eastern bloc

10) Ameliorate: verb
Meaning: make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better (सुधारना)
Sentence: the reform did much to ameliorate living standards.

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