Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 189

WORDSMITH

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1)Malarkey:noun
Meaning:meaningless talk; nonsense.
Sentence:don’t give me that malarkey.

2)Savior:noun
Meaning:a person who saves someone or something (especially a country or cause) from danger, and who is regarded with the veneration of a religious figure.
Sentence:Positioned as the saviors of the nation, foreigners slide all too easily into becoming its scapegoats.

3)Peremptory:adjective
Meaning:(especially of a person’s manner or actions) insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way,आज्ञसूचक.
Sentence:Just do it!” came the peremptory reply.

4)Percussion:noun
Meaning:the striking of one solid object with or against another with some degree of force.प्रहार
Sentence:the clattering percussion of objects striking the walls and the shutters.

5)Pernicious:adjective
Meaning:having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way,तेज़.
Sentence:the pernicious influences of the mass media.

6)Humbug:noun
Meaning:deceptive or false talk or behavior,पाखण्ड.
Sentence:his comments are sheer humbug.

7)Vernacular:adjective
Meaning:(of language) spoken as one’s mother tongue; not learned or imposed as a second language,मातृभाषा.
Sentence:Instead it will become regarded historically as a document that knowingly accelerated the demise of vernacular language usage in the Northern Territory.

8)Cenotaph:noun
Meaning:a tomblike monument to someone buried elsewhere, especially one commemorating people who died in a war,स्मारक.
Sentence:In the grounds, swathed in palm fronds, stands a marble cenotaph commemorating the dead of the Highland Light Infantry stationed in Karachi from 1898 to 1899.

9)Fallacy:noun
Meaning:a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound argument,तर्कदोष.
Sentence:the notion that the camera never lies is a fallacy.

10)Sentinel:noun
Meaning:a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch,पहरेदार.
Sentence:Immediately, a sentinel standing guard near the jail confronted him.

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