Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 121

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1)Ethnic: Adjective
Meaning:of or relating to a population subgroup (within a larger or dominant national or cultural group) with a common national or cultural tradition.संजातीय,
Sentence: leaders of ethnic communities.

2)Semblance: Noun
Meaning:the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.दिखावा
Sentence:she tried to force her thoughts back into some semblance of order.

3)Refrain: Noun,Verb
Meaning:a repeated line or number of lines in a poem or song, typically at the end of each verse.बचना
Sentence: These all seem to derive from the Folio text, but some may supplement it by accurately recording where breaks came between verses and refrains .

4)Cobble: Noun
Meaning: a cobblestone.
Sentence: The window in the study shattered as a piece of cobble flew into to it

5)Insidious: Adjective
Meaning: proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects.कपटी
Sentence:They are, in my view, the most insidious of traitors.

6)Avoidable: Adjective
Meaning: able to be avoided or prevented.परिहार्य
Sentence: the accident was entirely avoidable.

7)Mandate: Noun
Meaning: an official order or commission to do something.शासनादेश
Sentence: a mandate to seek the release of political prisoners.

8)Swathe: Noun, Verb
Meaning:a piece or strip of material in which something is wrapped.
Sentence:In fact, the swathe of material – about six yards long and two feet wide – is a saree, a traditional Indian dress.

9)Intervene: Verb
Meaning: come between so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events.हस्तक्षेप करना
Sentence: he acted outside his authority when he intervened in the dispute.

10)Semblance: Noun
Meaning: the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.दिखावा
Sentence: she tried to force her thoughts back into some semblance of order.

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