Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 141


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1)Conspire: Verb
Meaning: make secret plans jointly to commit an unlawful or harmful act. षड्यंत्र रचना
Sentence:they conspired against him

2)Abrade: Verb
Meaning: scrape or wear away by friction or erosion.नष्ट करना
Sentence: a landscape slowly abraded by a fine, stinging dust.

3)Contort: Verb
Meaning: twist or bend out of its normal shape.
ख़राब करना
Sentence: a spasm of pain contorted his face.

4)Consummate: Adjective
Meaning: showing a high degree of skill and flair; complete or perfect.समाप्त
Sentence: she dressed with consummate elegance.

5)Contempt: Noun
Meaning: the feeling that a person or a thing is beneath consideration, worthless, or deserving scorn.अपमान करना.
Sentence: he showed his contempt for his job by doing it very badly

6)Shard: Noun
Meaning: a piece of broken ceramic, metal, glass, or rock, typically having sharp edges.टुकड़ा
Sentence: shards of glass flew in all directions.

7)Harangue: Noun
Meaning: a lengthy and aggressive speech.भाषण
Sentence: Once, a man who was haranguing me for money interrupted his tirade to answer his cellular phone.

8)Glean: Verb
Meaning: extract (information) from various sources.बीनना
Sentence:the information is gleaned from press clippings.

9)Alimony: Noun
Meaning: a husband’s or wife’s court-ordered provision for a spouse after separation or divorce.भरण-पोषण
Sentence: However, the ecclesiastical courts could order a husband to pay alimony to a wife seeking a separation from him

10)Famine: Noun
Meaning: extreme scarcity of food.अकाल
Sentence: drought could result in famine throughout the region.

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