Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 24

Dear Friends,


Wordsmith is another initiative by the DayTodayGK team. Vocabulary indeed plays an important part in our daily life. Albeit we all have knowledge but we are unable to communicate due to lack of confidence, linguistic abilities and most of the time, we are unable to understand the meaning of the particular word.

So, here we present D2G’s Glossary in which we will share 10 words daily and we would encourage you to do the same. With this, we can increase our knowledge and build our Vocabulary stronger

Glossary Episode- 24

Sullen: Adj, Noun
Meaning: bad-tempered and sulky.(रूठा हुआ) (சிடுசிடுப்பான)
Sentence:A sullen pout.

Erudite: Adjective
Meaning: having or showing great knowledge or learning.(ज्ञानी) (புலமைமிக்க)
Sentence:Ken could turn any conversation into an erudite discussion.

Edify: Verb
Meaning: instruct or improve (someone) morally or intellectually.(सन्मार्ग पर लाना) (உபதேசி)
Sentence:Rachel had edified their childhood with frequent readings from Belloc.

Sophisticate:Verb, Adj, Noun
Meaning: make (someone or something) more sophisticated. (व्यवहार कुशल) (அதிநவீன)
Sentence: Readers who have been sophisticated by modern literary practice.

Draconian: Adjective
Meaning: (of laws or their application) excessively harsh and severe. (निर्दय) (கொடுமையான)
Sentence: The Nazis destroyed the independence of the press by a series of draconian laws

Chivalrous: Adjective
Meaning: (of a man or his behaviour) courteous and gallant, especially towards women. (विशाल हृदय) (விட்டுக்கொடுக்கின்ற)
Sentence: Teachers may be more chivalrous towards girls

Divulge: verb
Meaning : make known (private or sensitive information).(प्रकट करना) (வெளிப்படுத்து)
Sentence: I am too much of a gentleman to divulge her age

Imbecile: Noun, Adj
Meaning: a stupid person.(मूर्ख) (தன்னிலையற்றவர் or அறிவாற்றலற்றவர்)
Sentence: Try not to make imbecile remarks

Simpleton: Noun
Meaning: a foolish or gullible person.(बुद्धू) (எளிதில் ஏமாறுபவர்)
Sentence:Stop grinning at me like a simpleton

Ginormous: Adjective
Meaning: extremely large.(विराट) (மிகப்பெரிய)
Sentence: Ginormous piles of rubbish



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