Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 44

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)Inscribe: Verb
Meaning:write or carve (words or symbols) on something, especially as a formal or permanent record. छापना
Sentence: His name was inscribed on the new silver trophy

5)Woe: Noun
Meaning: great sorrow or distress.शोक
Sentence: The Everton tale of woe continued.

6)Valour:Noun
Meaning:great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle.
Sentence:the medals are awarded for acts of valour.वीरता

7)Assuage:Verb
Meaning:make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense.शांत करना
Usage:the letter assuaged the fears of most members.

8)Subvert:Verb
Meaning:undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).– पलट देना
sentence:an attempt to subvert democratic government.

9. Celibate: Adjective, Noun
Meaning:abstaining from marriage and sexual relations, typically for religious reasons. ब्रह्मचारी
Sentence: he’s attracted and attractive to women and yet he lives as a celibate.

10)Jocular: Adjective
Meaning: fond of or characterized by joking; humorous or playful.विनोदप्रिय
Sentence: She sounded in a jocular mood.

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