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Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 191

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1)Unflappable:Adjective
Meaning:having or showing calmness in a crisis,स्थिर.
Sentence:Malati, a sedate old female, was a placid soul, unflappable even in a crisis.

2)Acephalous:Adjective
Meaning:no longer having a head,बिना सिर का.
Sentence:an acephalous skeleton.

3)Twaddle:Noun
Meaning:trivial or foolish speech or writing; nonsense,बकवास, गपशप.
Sentence:he dismissed the novel as self-indulgent twaddle.

4)Acolyte:Noun
Meaning:a person assisting the celebrant in a religious service or procession,सहायक.
Sentence:There were scores of acolytes and priests, preparing to begin the ritual.

5)Percussion:Noun
Meaning:the striking of one solid object with or against another with some degree of force,टक्कर.
Sentence:the clattering percussion of objects striking the walls and the shutters.

6)Subliminal:Adjective
Meaning:(of a stimulus or mental process) below the threshold of sensation or consciousness; perceived by or affecting someone’s mind without their being aware of it,
Sentence:A number of these studies have used subliminal stimuli to produce the increase in positive affect.

7)Thwart:Noun
Meaning:a structural crosspiece sometimes forming a seat for a rower in a boat,विफल.
Sentence:Her hull is painted white with blue trim on the thwarts .

8)Adscititious:adjective
Meaning:forming an addition or supplement; not integral or intrinsic,बाहरी.
Sentence:By the incorporation of these adscititious elements, such elements, at crucial moments, threaten to compromise the rhythmic integrity of entire pieces.

9)Trepidation:Noun
Meaning:a feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen,घबराहट.
Sentence:the men set off in fear and trepidation.

10)Interdict:Noun
Meaning:an authoritative prohibition.
Sentence:an interdict against marriage of those of close kin.

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