Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 47

1)Postulate: noun , verb
Meaning:suggest or assume the existence, fact, or truth of मानलेना(something) as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or belief.
Sentence:his theory postulated a rotatory movement for hurricanes.

2)Inclination: noun
Meaning:a person’s natural tendency or urge to act or feel in a particular way; a disposition.इरादा
Sentence:John was a scientist by training and inclination.

3)Opulent:adjective
Meaning:ostentatiously costly and luxuriousधनी.
Sentence:the opulent comfort of a limousine.

4)grapple:noun, verb
Meaning – engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle. सामना
Sentence:an instrument for seizing hold of something; a grappling hook

5)Deportment:noun
Meaning :the way a person stands and walks, particularly as an element of etiquette. (चाल-ढाल)
Sentence:Parents should model the type of deportment they want to see in their children’s actions and behaviors.

6)Artifice:noun
Meaning :a move made to obtain an advantage or trick someone. ( चालाकी )
Sentence:The magician’s illusion was nothing but a cleverly designed

7)Excerpt:noun,verb
Meaning :a short piece or clip from a larger piece of media. ( अंश )
Sentence:The book closes with a brief excerpt from the next novel in the series.

8)Jeer:noun,verb
Meaning:make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice. ताना मारना
Sentence:some of the younger men jeered at him.

9) Ascribe:verb
Meaning:attribute a cause or characteristic. ( कारण बताना )
Sentence:Because the doctor couldn’t ascribe Caroline’s symptoms to a specific cause, he ordered a battery of blood tests.

10)Staggeringly:adverb
Meaning:walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall.अत्यधिकता
Sentence:he staggered to his feet, swaying a little.

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