Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 115


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1)Terse: Adjective
Meaning: sparing in the use of words; abrupt.संक्षिप्त
Sentence: a terse statement.

2)Discursive: Adjective
Meaning: digressing from subject to subject.असंबद्ध
Sentence: students often write dull, secondhand, discursive prose.

3)Inhibition: Noun
Meaning: a feeling that makes one self-conscious and unable to act in a relaxed and natural way.निषेध
Sentence:the children, at first shy, soon lost their inhibitions.

4)Sordid: Adjective
Meaning: involving ignoble actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt.घिनौना
Sentence: the story paints a sordid picture of bribes and scams.

5)Pungent: Adjective
Meaning: having a sharply strong taste or smell.कटु
Sentence: the pungent smell of frying onions.

6)Ruminate: Verb
Meaning: think deeply about something.चिंतन करना
Sentence: we sat ruminating on the nature of existence.

7)Virtuoso: Noun
Meaning: a person highly skilled in music or another artistic pursuit.कलाप्रवीण व्यक्ति
Sentence:a celebrated clarinet virtuoso.

8)Surmise: Noun,Verb
Meaning: a supposition that something may be true, even though there is no evidence to confirm it.शंका
Sentence: Charles was glad to have his surmise confirmed.

9)Wrest: Verb,Noun
Meaning:forcibly pull (something) from a person’s grasp.हथिया
Sentence: Leila tried to wrest her arm from his hold.

10)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.

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