Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 120


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Meaning:cause (someone) to feel drained of energy or vitality; weaken.कमज़ोर
Sentence:The knowledge of a shared destiny energizes and sustains many of us, enervates and defeats others

2)Umpteen :
Meaning: indefinitely many; a lot of.अनेक
Sentence: you need umpteen pieces of identification to cash a check.

3)Hone : Verb
Meaning: refine or perfect (something) over a period of time
Sentence: she has taken numerous workshops to hone her skills over the years.

4)Gimmick: Noun
Meaning: a trick or device intended to attract attention, publicity, or business
Sentence: It seems a contrivance, a gimmick designed to get attention, which it does.

5)Quandary : Noun
Meaning: a state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation.व्याकुलता
Sentence: Kate is in a quandary.

6)Potable :Adjective
Meaning: safe to drink; drinkable. पीने योग्य
Sentence: there is no supply of potable water available

7)Obloquy: Noun
Meaning:strong public criticism or verbal abuse.अपमान
Sentence:he endured years of contempt and obloquy.

8)Ribald: Adjective
Meaning: referring to sexual matters in an amusingly rude or irreverent way.नीच
Sentence: a ribald comment.

9)Parry : Verb
Meaning:ward off (a weapon or attack), especially with a counter move .बचाव
Sentence: he parried the blow by holding his sword vertically.

10)Plunder : Noun
Meaning: the violent and dishonest acquisition of property.लूट
Sentence: the farmers suffered the inhumanity and indignities of pillage and plunder.

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