Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 123


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Meaning: special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.शब्दजाल
Sentence: Lay persons shouldn’t be expected to understand medical jargon or complex terminology.

2)Eloquent: Adjective
Meaning: fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing.सुवक्ता
Sentence: an eloquent speech.

3)Lexicon: Noun
Meaning: the vocabulary of a person, language, or branch of knowledge.शब्दकोश
Sentence: the size of the English lexicon.

4)Aontravene: verb
Meaning: violate the prohibition or order of (a law, treaty, or code of conduct).अवहेलना करना
Sentence: this would contravene the rule against hearsay.

5)Contusion: Noun
Meaning: a region of injured tissue or skin in which blood capillaries have been ruptured; a bruise.
Sentence: He has a lot of bumps and bruises – contusions and soft tissue injuries – but he should be back in four to six weeks.

6)Convivial: Adjective
Meaning: (of an atmosphere or event) friendly, lively, and enjoyable.खुशनुमा
Sentence: It was a lively, convivial atmosphere – gone but not forgotten.

7)Continence: Noun
Meaning: self-restraint or abstinence, especially in regard to sexual activity; temperance; moderation. संयम
Sentence: A woman’s virtue is her continence, and a man’s virtues are truthfulness and courage.

8)Undue: Adjective
Meaning: unwarranted or inappropriate because excessive or disproportionate.अनुचित
Sentence: this figure did not give rise to undue concern.

9)Discrimination: Noun
Meaning: the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.भेदभाव
Sentence: Victims of racial discrimination

10)Contrition: Noun
Meaning:the state of feeling remorseful and penitent.पछतावा
Sentence: A double killer had shown no remorse or contrition for murdering two drug dealers in his home, a judge said yesterday as he imposed concurrent life sentences.

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