Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 52

1)Delude:Verb
Meaning:make (someone) believe something that is not true.भुलाना
Sentence:too many theorists have deluded the public

2)Burlesque:Noun,Verb
Meaning:an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of something, especially in a literary or dramatic work; a parodyकारटून
Sentence:a novel which is a burlesque of the literary life.

3)Lament:Noun,Verb
Meaning:a passionate expression of grief or sorrow.विलाप
Sentence:his mother’s night-long laments for his father

4)Idiosyncrasy:Noun
Meaning:a mode of behaviour or way of thought peculiar to an individual.लत
Sentence:one of his little idiosyncrasies was always preferring to be in the car firs.

5)Besotted:Adjective
Meaning:strongly infatuated.फ़िदा
Sentence:he became besotted with a local barmaid

6)Tranquil:Adjective
Meaning:free from disturbance; calm.शांत
Sentence:her tranquil gaz

7)Slander:Noun,Verb
Meaning:make false and damaging statements about (someone).बदनामी
Sentence:they were accused of slandering the head of state

8)Piquant:Adjective
Meaning:having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavour.आकर्षक
Sentence:a piquant tartare sauce”

9)Nullify:Verb
Meaning:make legally null and void; invalidate.अमान्य घोषित करना
Sentence:judges were unwilling to nullify government decisions

10)Coeval:Adjective,noun
Meaning:having the same age or date of origin; contemporary.मामूली गलती
Sentence:these lavas were coeval with the volcanic activity.

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