Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 38

1)Solitary: Adjective, Noun
Meaning: done or existing alone.(अकेला)
Sentence: I live a pretty solitary life.

2)Savage: Adjective, Noun, verb
Meaning: (of an animal or force of nature) fierce, violent, and uncontrolled.(निर्दय)
Sentence: Packs of savage dogs roamed the streets.

3)Precipitous: Adjective
Meaning: dangerously high or steep.(त्वरित)
Sentence: The track skirted a precipitous drop

4)Sheer: Adjective
Meaning: nothing other than; unmitigated (used for emphasis).(परिपूर्ण)
Sentence: she giggled with sheer delight.

5)Reverie: Noun
Meaning: a state of being pleasantly lost in one’s thoughts; a daydream.( ध्यान)
Sentence: His loud voice broke her reverie.

6)Vigilant: Adjective
Meaning: keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.(चौकन्ना)
Sentence: Hostel was guarded by vigilant guards.

7)Meager :Adjective
Meaning: (of something provided or available) lacking in quantity or quality..(थोड़ा)
Sentence: They lived in a meager salary.

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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