Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 166


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1)Modicum: noun
Meaning:a small quantity of a particular thing, especially something considered desirable or valuable.
Sentence:his statement had more than a modicum of truth.

2)Contraption: noun
Meaning:a machine or device that appears strange or unnecessarily complicated, and often badly made or unsafe, अजीब मशीन
Sentence:There are the flying machines and steam contraptions , technology from a fantastic version of the industrial age.

3)Celerity: noun
Meaning:swiftness of movement, तेज़ी.
Sentence:An individual’s crime calculus is influenced by three factors.

4)Venial: adjective
Meaning:denoting a sin that is not regarded as depriving the soul of divine grace,क्षम्य
Sentence:Faught is guilty of this offense, but the sin is a venial one.

5)Glean: verb
Meaning:extract (information) from various sources,बीनना.
Sentence:the information is gleaned from press clippings.

6) Strenuous: adjective
Meaning:requiring or using great exertion.
Sentence:all your muscles need more oxygen during strenuous exercise.

7)Queasy: adjective
Meaning:nauseated; feeling sick, कोमल.
Sentence:in the morning he was still pale and queasy.

8)Itinerant: adjective
Meaning:traveling from place to place, चलनेवाला.
Sentence:itinerant traders.

9)Mawkish: adjective
Meaning:sentimental in a feeble or sickly way.
Sentence:a mawkish poem.

Meaning:by some chance; perhaps,शायद.
Sentence:we dare not go ashore lest perchance we should fall into some snare.

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