Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 51

1)Recluse: Adjective, Noun
Meaning:a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people.वैरागी
Sentence:she has turned into a virtual recluse

2)Brace:Noun,Verb
Meaning:a device fitted to something, in particular a weak or injured part of the body, to give support.कसना
Sentence: a neck brace.

3) Doyen: Noun
Meaning:the most respected or prominent person in a particular field.दल के उच्च सदस्य
Sentence: he became the doyen of British physicists.

4) Exhume: Verb
Meaning:dig out (something buried, especially a corpse) from the ground.खोद कर निकालना
Sentence:the bodies were exhumed on the orders of a judge

5)Deify:Verb
Meaning:worship or regard as a god.देवता-सदृश पूजा करना
Sentence:she was deified by the early Romans as a fertility goddess

6)Grouse:Noun
Meaning:a medium to large game bird with a plump body and feathered legs, the male being larger and more brightly coloured than the female.गुनगुनानेवाला
Sentence:the flesh of the grouse as food.

7)Gist: Noun
Meaning:the substance or general meaning of a speech or text.सार
Sentence:it was hard to get the gist of Pedro’s talk

8)Quietude:Noun
Meaning:a state of stillness, calmness, and quiet in a person or place.वैराग्य
Sentence:it highlights her quietude and wise passivity”

9)Flux: Noun,Verb
Meaning:the action or process of flowing or flowing out.प्रवाह
Sentence:the flux of ions across the membrane

10)Disinter: Verb
Meaning:dig up (something that has been buried, especially a corpse).खोदकर निकालना
Sentence:his corpse was disinterred and dumped in a pit

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