Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 36

1) Obviate: Verb
Meaning:remove (a need or difficulty). बचना
Sentence :the presence of roller blinds obviated the need for curtains.

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

3) Knotty:adjective
Meaning:full of knots.विकट
sentence: paneling in knotty pine

4)Nonplus:Verb
Meaning:surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react.उधेड़-बुन
sentence:Diane was nonplussed by such an odd question.

5)Stalling;Verb
Meaning:stop or cause to stop making progress.रोकने
Sentence:his career had stalled, hers taken off.

6)Briefings:noun
Meaning:a meeting for giving information or instructions.
sentence:a media briefing in the House of Commons.

7)Kinship :noun
Meaning:blood relationship.समानता
Sentence : ties of descent and kinship

8)Conciliation:noun
Meaning – the action of stopping someone being angry; placation. समझौता
Usage – “he held his hands up in a gesture of conciliation”

9) Assassinate: Verb
Meaning: murder (an important person) for political or religious reasons. (हत्या करना)
Sentence: The organization’s leader had been assassinated four months before the coup

10) Butcher: Noun, verb
Meaning: slaughter or cut up (an animal) for food.
Sentence: the goat was then butchered and skinned.

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