Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 54

1)Dilettante:Noun
Meaning:a person who cultivates an area of interest, such as the arts, without real commitment or knowledge.कलाप्रेमी
Sentence:there is no room for the dilettante in this business.

2)Arraign:Verb
Meaning:call or bring (someone) before a court to answer a criminal charge.कलंक लगाना
Sentence:her sister was arraigned on charges of attempted murder

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)Umbrage:Noun
Meaning:offence or annoyance.(साया)
Sentence:she took umbrage at his remarks.

7)Evince:Verb
Meaning:reveal the presence of (a quality or feeling); indicate.जताना
Sentence:the news stories evinced the usual mixture of sympathy and satisfaction.

8)Spurt:Noun,Verb
Meaning:gush out in a sudden and forceful stream. उछाल
Sentence: he cut his finger, and blood spurted over the sliced potatoes.

9)Hunch:Noun,Verb
Meaning:raise (one’s shoulders) and bend the top of one’s body forward.कूबड़
Sentence:Eliot hunched his shoulders against a gust of snow.

10)Milieu:Noun
Meaning:a person’s social environment. परिवेश
Sentence:Gregory came from the same aristocratic milieu as Sidonius

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