Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 68

WORDSMITH

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1)Churlish:Adjective
Meaning:rude in a mean-spirited and surly way.अक्खड़
sentence:It seems churlish to quibble over the fact that there is no lamb.

2)Quintessence:Noun
Meaning:the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class.सार
sentence:The Vedas are the quintessence of classical Hindu philosophy.

3)Travesty:Noun,Verb
Meaning:a false, absurd, or distorted representation of something.
हास्य जनक अनुकरण
sentence:the absurdly lenient sentence is a travesty of justice.

4)Mottle:Noun,Verb
Meaning:an irregular arrangement of spots or patches of color.
छोटा धब्बा
sentence:the ship was a mottle of khaki and black

5)Feign:Verb
Meaning:pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).बहाना करना
sentence:she feigned nervousness

6)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

7)Sinuous:Adjective
Meaning:having many curves and turns.टेढ़ा
sentence:Kerry moves and stands with a sinuous grace.

8)Reprisal:Noun
Meaning:an act of retaliation.प्रतिहिंसा
sentence:the threat of reprisal

9)Mendacity:Noun
Meaning:untruthfulness.झूठ
sentence:people publicly castigated for past mendacity

10)Herald:Noun
Meaning:an official messenger bringing news.अग्र-दूत
sentence:the speech heralded a change in policy.

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