Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 35

1)Aggrandize:verb
Meaning – make great or greater in power, rank, honour, or wealth(शक्ति अथवा प्रतिक्षा में बढ़ाना)
Sentence: an action intended to aggrandize the Frankish dynasty.

2)Recluse: Adjective,noun
Meaning :a person who lives alone and avoids other people(वैरागी)
Sentence :she has turned into a virtual recluse.

3)Ode :Noun
Meaning :a poem that praises or celebrates something (स्तोत्र)
Sentence :a classical poem of a kind originally meant to be sung.

4) Mausoleum : Noun
Meaning :a large elegant building that holds tombs.
Sentence :the cathedral was built in 1517 as a royal mausoleum.

5) Meticulous: adjective
Meaning :confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone(सूक्ष्म)
Sentence:the designs are hand-glazed with meticulous care.

6)Variance : Noun
Meaning : the fact or quality of being different, divergent, or inconsistent(झगड़ा).
Sentence:her light tone was at variance with her sudden trembling.

7) Pernicious Adjective
Meaning:having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way(तेज़).
Sentence: the pernicious influences of the mass media.

8) Behoove: Verb
Meaning – it is a duty or responsibility for someone to do something(योग्य होना)
Sentence :it behoves the House to assure itself that there is no conceivable alternative.

9) Imbued :Verb
Meaning:inspire or permeate with (a feeling or quality).
Sentence:his works are invariably imbued with a sense of calm and serenity.

10) Melee:Noun
Meaning:confused fight or scuffle(हाथापाई).
Sentence:several people were hurt in the melee.

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