Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 204

WORDSMITH

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1)Camouflage: noun
Meaning:the disguising of military personnel, equipment, and installations by painting or covering them to make them blend in with their surroundings.छलावरण
Sentence:on the trenches were pieces of turf, which served for camouflage.

2)Cloak:noun
Meaning:an outdoor overgarment, typically sleeveless, that hangs loosely from the shoulders.लबादा
Sentence:Though cloaks were standard dress from the 1st century AD, wool or linen clothes have not survived from Roman Britain.

3)Glean:verb
Meaning:extract (information) from various sources.बीनना
Sentence:the information is gleaned from press clippings.

4)Ensconce:verb
Meaning:establish or settle (someone) in a comfortable, safe, or secret place.स्थापित करना.
Sentence:Agnes ensconced herself in their bedroom.

5)Bedevil:verb
Meaning:(of something bad) cause great and continual trouble to.सताना.
Sentence:inconsistencies that bedevil modern English spelling.

6) Torment:noun
Meaning:severe physical or mental suffering.यातना.
Sentence:their deaths have left both families in torment.

7)Pecuniary:adjective
Meaning:of, relating to, or consisting of money.धन-संबंधी.
Sentence:he admitted obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception.

8)Emulate:verb
Meaning:match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation.अनुकरण करना.
Sentence:lesser men trying to emulate his greatness.

9)Pecuniary:adjective
Meaning:of, relating to, or consisting of money.धन-संबंधी.
Sentence:he admitted obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception.

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

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