Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 139


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Meaning: a person who does not believe in religion or who adheres to a religion other than one’s own.बेवफ़ा
Sentence: they wanted to secure the Holy Places from the infidel.

2)Insignia: Noun
Meaning: a badge or distinguishing mark of military rank, office, or membership of an organization; an official emblem.अधिचिह्न
Sentence: a khaki uniform with colonel’s insignia on the collar.

3)Inveigh: Verb
Meaning: speak or write about (something) with great hostility.आक्रमण करना
Sentence: nationalists inveighed against those who worked with the British.

4)Jocular: Adjective
Meaning: fond of or characterized by joking; humorous or playful.रसिक
Sentence: she sounded in a jocular mood.

5)Leery: Adjective
Meaning: cautious or wary due to realistic suspicions.
Sentence: a city leery of gang violence

6)Metier: Noun
Meaning: a trade, profession, or occupation.धंधा
Sentence: those who work honestly at their métier.

7)Ogle: Verb, Noun
Meaning: stare at in a lecherous manner.घूरना
Sentence: men who had turned up to ogle.

8)Olio: Noun
Meaning: another term for olla podrida.मिश्रण
Sentence: On this day in 1669 Samuel Pepys wrote of dining on olio , or olla podrida.

9)Plucky: Adjective
Meaning: having or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties.हिम्मती
Sentence: It represents Londoners as brave, plucky individuals determined to carry on with their lives come what may.

10)Preen: Verb
Meaning: (of a bird) straighten and clean its feathers with its beak.आत्मसंतुष्ट होना
Sentence: robins preened at the pool’s edge.

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