Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 111

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1)Pry : Verb
Meaning: inquire too closely into a person’s private affairs.जिज्ञासा
Sentence: I’m sick of you prying into my personal life.

2) Deride : Verb
Meaning: express contempt for; ridicule. उपहास करना
Sentence: critics derided the proposals as clumsy attempts to find a solution.

3)Wry : Adjective
Meaning: using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humor.
Sentence: a wry smile.

4)Extort : Verb
Meaning: obtain (something) by force, threats, or other unfair means. बलपूर्वक लेना
Sentence: he was convicted of trying to extort $1 million from a developer.

5)Expunge: Verb
Meaning: erase or remove completely (something unwanted or unpleasant).मिटाना
Sentence: I’ve kind of expunged that period from my CV.

6)Defile: Noun,Verb
Meaning: sully, mar, or spoil.अपवित्र करना
Sentence: the land was defiled by a previous owner.

7)Decipher : Verb
Meaning: convert (a text written in code, or a coded signal) into normal language. पढ़ना
Sentence: enable the government to decipher coded computer transmissions.

8)Rummage : Noun, Verb
Meaning: an unsystematic and untidy search through a mass or receptacle.
Sentence: search unsystematically and untidily through a mass or receptacle.

9)Chagrin: Noun, Verb
Meaning: distress or embarrassment at having failed or been humiliated.चिढ़
Sentence: Jeff, much to his chagrin , wasn’t invited.

10)Dastardly: Adjective
Meaning: wicked and cruel.डरपोक
Sentence: pirates and their dastardly deeds.

 

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