Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 107


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1)Malinger: Verb
Meaning: exaggerate or feign illness in order to escape duty or work.रोग का बहाना करना
Sentence: Earlier this year a poll found that 40% of small businesses thought employees were malingering when they took sick leave.

2)Bairn: Noun
Meaning: a child बच्चा
Sentence: In India, of course, the problem is that they have too many bairns .

3)Undertone: Noun
Meaning: a subdued or muted tone of sound or color.मंद स्वर
Sentence: they were talking in undertones.

4)Carouse: Noun,Verb
Meaning: a noisy, lively drinking party, drink plentiful amounts of alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way.दावत देना
Sentence: they danced and caroused until the drink ran out.

5)Tout: Noun,Verb
Meaning: a person soliciting custom or business, typically in an aggressive or bold manner.दलाल
Sentence: This is the best term to use for touts – street hawkers who approach you at every tourist stop to ask you to buy things.

6)Atavism: Noun
Meaning: throwback, reversionविरासत
Sentence: These atavistic triggers, however, aren’t very satisfying explanations taken alone.

7)Fickle: Adjective
Meaning: changing frequently, especially as regards one’s loyalties, interests, or affection.
Sentence: Web patrons are a notoriously fickle lot, bouncing from one site to another on a whim.

8)Irate: Adjective
Meaning: feeling or characterized by great anger.क्रुद्ध
Sentence: a barrage of irate letters.

9)Facile: Adjective
Meaning: (especially of a theory or argument) appearing neat and comprehensive only by ignoring the true complexities of an issue; superficial.सुगम
Sentence: Ideological polarizations on educational issues tend to be facile and premature

10)Vestige: Noun
Meaning: a trace of something that is disappearing or no longer exists.निशान
Sentence: the last vestiges of colonialism.

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