Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 53

1)Mottle:Noun,Verb
Meaning:an irregular arrangement of spots or patches of color,mark with spots or smears of color.रंगीन बुँदकियों का विन्यास
Sentence:the ship was a mottle of khaki and black.

2)Flummox:Verb
Meaning:perplex (someone) greatly; bewilder.घबराना
Sentence:he was completely flummoxed by the question.

3)Nostalgia:Noun
Meaning:a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations,विषाद.
Sentence:I was overcome with acute nostalgia for my days in college.

4)sinuous:Adjective
Meaning:having many curves and turns
Sentence:the river follows a sinuous trail through the forest

5)Reprisal:Noun
Meaning:an act of retaliation.प्रतिहिंसा
Sentence:three youths died in the reprisals that followed.

6)Gangling:Adjective,Verb
Meaning:(of a person) tall, thin, and awkward in movements or bearing. भद्दा
Sentence:The gangling Frenchman fittingly won the match with an ace down the centre, taking the second-settie-break 7-3.

7)Butler- Noun
Meaning: A manservant having charge of wines and liquors.(ख़ानसामा)
Sentence: Our butler is on leave.

8)Rattle – Noun
Meaning: make or cause to make a rapid succession of short, sharp knocking sounds.(खड़खड़ाना)
Sentence: I wish the dashboard in my car would quit rattling.

9) Mundane:Adjective
Meaning:dull; ordinary; not interesting.सांसारिक
Sentence: his mundane, humdrum existence.

10)Ad Hoc: Adjective
Meaning:created or done for a particular purpose as necessary.अनौपचारिक
Sentence:the discussions were on an ad hoc basis.

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