Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 117


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1)Spur: Noun
Meaning: a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive.प्रेरणा
Sentence: profit was both the spur and the reward of enterprise.

2)Droll: Adjective
Meaning: curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement.हंसी उड़ाना
Sentence: his unique brand of droll self-mockery.

3)Decimate: Verb
Meaning: kill, destroy, or remove a large percentage or part of.बरबाद करना
Sentence:the project would decimate the fragile wetland wilderness.

4)Minuscule: Noun
Meaning: minuscule script.एक प्रकार का हस्तलेख
Sentence: Not one of them is written in the type of small, utilitarian script, called current minuscule , which was the common form of handwriting used in liturgical handbooks and schoolbooks in the seventh and eighth centuries.

5)Avidity: Noun
Meaning:extreme eagerness or enthusiasm.उत्सुकता
Sentence: he read detective stories with avidity.

6)Apparent: Adjective
Meaning: clearly visible or understood; obvious.स्पष्ट
Sentence: it became apparent that he was talented.

7)Abominable: Adjective
Meaning: causing moral revulsion.घिनौना
Sentence: the uprising was suppressed with abominable cruelty.

8)Avidity : Noun
Meaning: extreme eagerness or enthusiasm.उत्सुकता
Sentence: he read detective stories with avidity.

9)Felicitation: Noun
Meaning: congratulation
Sentence: It is, perhaps, a matter for felicitation that Mr. Kelly has been his own autobiographer.

10)Aplomb: Noun
Meaning: self-confidence or assurance, especially when in a demanding situation.अभिमान
Sentence: Diana passed the test with aplomb.

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