Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 169

WORDSMITH

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1)Alchemy:noun
Meaning:the medieval forerunner of chemistry, based on the supposed transformation of matter. It was concerned particularly with attempts to convert base metals into gold or to find a universal elixir,रसायनशास्त्र.
Sentence:Like astrology, knowledge of alchemy filtered into medieval Europe through Moorish centres of learning in Spain.

2)Agnostic:adjective
Meaning:of or relating to agnostics or agnosticism,संशयवादी
Sentence:So that wrestling is characteristic of my religious or agnostic poetry, but not necessarily everything else I do.

3)Vitriolic:कटु
Meaning:filled with bitter criticism or malice,कटु
Sentence:vitriolic attacks on the politicians.

4)Sporadic: adjective
Meaning:occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places; scattered or isolated,छिटपुट
Sentence:sporadic fighting broke out.

5)Orthodox:adjective
Meaning:(of a person or their views, especially religious or political ones, or other beliefs or practices) conforming to what is generally or traditionally accepted as right or true; established and approved.
Sentence:the orthodox economics of today.

6)Penury:noun
Meaning:extreme poverty; destitution,दरिद्रता.
Sentence:he died in a state of virtual penury.

7)windfall:noun
Meaning:an apple or other fruit blown down from a tree or bush by the wind.अप्रत्याशित
Sentence:We ate fruit from the trees or windfalls without washing them and ate carrots pulled from the ground (after we’d dusted the dirt off with our none-too-clean hands.

8)Opulent:adjective
Meaning:ostentatiously rich and luxurious or lavish,धनी.
Sentence:the opulent comfort of a limousine.

9)Aghast:adjective
Meaning:filled with horror or shock,भौचक्का
Sentence:when the news came out they were aghast.

10)Soporific:adjective
Meaning:tending to induce drowsiness or sleep,निद्राजनक
Sentence:the motion of the train had a somewhat soporific effec.

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