Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 199

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1)Dour:adjective
Meaning:relentlessly severe, stern, or gloomy in manner or appearance.उदास
Sentence:He looked like a dour , stern man and had a rather ominous air about him.

2)Plebiscite:noun
Meaning:the direct vote of all the members of an electorate on an important public question such as a change in the constitution.जनमत-संग्रह
Sentence:The leading business association even advocated a ‘no’ vote in the 1999 plebiscite on the new constitution.

3)Sunder:verb
Meaning:split apart.अलग करना
Sentence:the crunch of bone when it is sundered.

4)Spurn:verb
Meaning:reject with disdain or contempt.तिरस्कार.
Sentence:he spoke gruffly, as if afraid that his invitation would be spurned.

5)Depose:verb
Meaning:remove from office suddenly and forcefully.निकाल देना
Sentence:he had been deposed by a military coup.

6)Scuttle:verb
Meaning:run hurriedly or furtively with short quick steps.तीव्र गति.
Sentence:a mouse scuttled across the floor.

7)Regalia:noun
Meaning:the emblems or insignia of royalty, especially the crown, scepter, and other ornaments used at a coronation.इनाम.
Sentence:The front was covered with decorations, including mock-ups of a throne and floral crown, window-sill models of Coronation regalia and the Royal coach, coloured lights and Royal portraits.

8)Teetotaler:noun
Meaning:a person who never drinks alcohol.जो नशे में हो.
Sentence:He actively disliked non-smokers and merrily mocked teetotallers .

9)Raspy:adjective
Meaning:hoarse or harsh-sounding.
Sentence:his voice was raspy from days of non-stop campaigning

10)Quisling:noun
Meaning:a traitor who collaborates with an enemy force occupying their country.ग़द्दार.
Sentence:He’s undermined our ability to stand up – we’ll just be seen as potential traitors and quislings .

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