Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 185

WORDSMITH

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1)Gaucherie:Noun
Meaning:awkward, embarrassing, or unsophisticated ways.
Sentence:she had long since gotten over gaucheries such as blushing.

2)Pernicious:Adjective
Meaning:having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way,हानिकारक.
Sentence:the pernicious influences of the mass media.

3)Quixotic:Adjective
Meaning:exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical,विलक्षण.
Sentence:a vast and perhaps quixotic project.

4)Blasphemous:Adjective
Meaning:sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane,तिरस्कारी.
Sentence:blasphemous and heretical talk.

5)Reprimand:Noun
Meaning:a rebuke, especially an official one,डांटना.
Sentence:The destruction of the Afghan Buddhas was met with reprimands from our officials, while ancient religious sites in our own country are being turned into quarries.

6)Prerogative:Noun
Meaning:a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class,विशेषाधिकार.
Sentence:owning an automobile was still the prerogative of the rich.

7)Prognostication:Noun
Meaning:the action of foretelling or prophesying future events,पूर्व-सूचना.
Sentence:an unprecedented amount of soul-searching and prognostication.

8)Ulterior:Adjective
Meaning:existing beyond what is obvious or admitted; intentionally hidden,गुप्त.
Sentence:could there be an ulterior motive behind his request?

9)Prelude:Noun
Meaning:an action or event serving as an introduction to something more important,प्रस्तावना.
Sentence:education cannot simply be a prelude to a career.

10)Canoe:Noun
Meaning:a narrow, keelless boat with pointed ends, propelled by a paddle or paddles,डोंगी.
Sentence:Instruction is given in the use of kayaks, two-seater canoes and motor boats.

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