Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 70

WORDSMITH

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1)Dulcet:adjective
Meaning:(especially of sound) sweet and soothing (often used ironically).आनंदकर
Sentence:record the dulcet tones of your family and friends

2)Furtively:adverb
Meaning: in a way that attempts to avoid notice or attention; secretively.चोरी
Sentence:I furtively glanced over at my father to see his reaction

3)Ameliorate:verb
Meaning:make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.सुधारना
Sentence:the reform did much to ameliorate living standards

4)Sapid: adjective
Meaning:having a strong, pleasant taste.मज़ेदार
Sentence:We had all the preconditions for a long and sapid conversation.

5)Hysterical:adjective
Meaning:deriving from or affected by uncontrolled extreme emotion.उन्माद
Sentence:It was as if he was trying to pacify a hysterical mental patient.

6)Chimera:noun
Meaning:a thing that is hoped or wished for but in fact is illusory or impossible to achieve.कल्पना
Sentence:the economic sovereignty you claim to defend is a chimera.

7)Brusque:adjective
Meaning:abrupt or offhand in speech or manner.अशिष्ट
Sentence:she could be brusque and impatien

8)Perquisite:noun
Meaning:a thing regarded as a special right or privilege enjoyed as a result of one’s position.रिआयत
Sentence:She asked him if he missed the perquisites of being Speaker of the House.

9)Massacre:Noun,Verb
Meaning:an indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people, deliberately and violently kill (a large number of people).नरसंहार
Sentence:the attack was described as a cold-blooded massacre

10)Gesticulate:Verb
Meaning:use gestures, especially dramatic ones, instead of speaking or to emphasize one’s words.इशारा करना
Sentence:they were shouting and gesticulating frantically at drivers who did not slow down

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