Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 63

WORDSMITH

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1)Phlegmatic:Adjective
Meaning:(of a person) having an unemotional and stolidly calm disposition.सुस्त
Sentence: He is also phlegmatic on the subject of his dealings with Hollywood.

2)Scion:Noun
Meaning: a descendant of a notable family.वंशज
Sentence: he was the scion of a wealthy family

3)Persuasion:Noun
Meaning:the action or fact of persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something.प्रोत्साहन
Sentence:Monica needed plenty of persuasion before she actually left.

4)Vicinal:Adjective
Meaning: neighboring; adjacent.पड़ोसी
Sentence: Additional distinct extrema in the negative regime of energy signify vicinal pairs that are hydrogen bonded.

5)Peeved:Verb
Meaning: annoy; irritate.नाराज़
Sentence: he was peeved at being left out of the cabinet

6)Nebulous:Adjective
Meaning: in the form of a cloud or haze; hazy.अस्पष्ट
Sentence: Instead, they invented this nebulous concept of the ‘public domain’ that no one owns.

7)Thrall:Noun
Meaning: the state of being in someone’s power or having great power over someone.ग़ुलाम
Sentence: Lowest in the social order were the thralls , or slaves.

8)Crest:Noun,Verb
Meaning: a comb or tuft of feathers, fur, or skin on the head of a bird or other animal.शिखर
Sentence: she crested a hill and saw the valley spread out before her

9)Spontaneous:Adjective
Meaning: performed or occurring as a result of a sudden inner impulse or inclination and without premeditation or external stimulus.स्वाभाविक
Sentence: I guess it’s something like spontaneous human combustion, only different.

10)Churn:Noun,Verb
Meaning: a machine or container in which butter is made by agitating milk or cream.मंथन
Sentence: Mothers made butter from milk, they mixed the milk in a butter churn

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