Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 30

1)Fatuous- Adjective
Meaning : silly and pointless(बुद्धिहीन)
Sentence:The comparisons are being made, fatuous as they are.

2)Espionage:Noun
Meaning : the practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information(जासूसी).
Sentence : We also know there are people engaged in such things as economic espionage .

3)Mayhem:Noun
Meaning : violent or damaging disorder; chaos.( हाथापाई)
Sentence: They have issues boiling away inside and their only outlet is to cause mayhem in the streets.

4)Quixotic:Adjective
Meaning : exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical(विलक्षण)
Sentence: I’m hoping – quixotically , I suppose – for the plan’s defeat.

5)Brittle: Adj, Noun
Meaning: hard but liable to break easily.(सुगम)
Sentence: her bones became fragile and brittle

6)Cocky: Adjective
Meaning:overly self-confident or self-assertive.
Sentence: we were young, brash, cocky—we knew everything.

7)Chivalry: Noun
Meaning: The medieval knightly system with its religious moral. (शूरता)
Sentence:I fought against the cream of French chivalry.

8)Courteous: Adjective
Meaning: Polite in manner.( Courteous)
Sentence: He is courteous to all.

9)Reliance:Noun
Meaning: Dependence or trust in someone or something.( भरोसा)
Sentence: He wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists

10)Colossus: Noun
Meaning: a statue or personality that is much bigger than life size..( विशालमूर्ति)
Sentence: the Russian Empire was the colossus of European politics.

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