Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 49

1)Impotent: Adjective
Meaning: lacking in power, as to act effectively; helpless. ( दुर्बल )
Sentence: As I stood outside my burning house, I felt impotent as the firefighters tried to save everything I owned.

Meaning :complete, total, or utter (example: “arrant nonsense”) ( परले दर्जे का, कुख्यात )
Sentence: All of the rumors that are being spread about Mickey are nothing but arrant rubbish.

3)tumultuous: Adjective
Meaning :making an uproar or loud, confused noise. अशान्त
Sentence: a tumultuous crowd.

Meaning: making an uproar or loud, confused noise.अशान्त
Sentence: a tumultuous crowd.

5)fragile: Adjective
Meaning :(of an object) easily broken or damaged.भंगुर
Sentence: fragile items such as glass and china.

Meaning :not pleasant to taste.अरुचिकर
Sentence: scraps of unpalatable food

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)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.

Meaning :unwilling or refusing to change one’s views or to agree about something.अटलता
Sentence: her father had tried persuasion, but she was intransigent”

10)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

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