Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 71

WORDSMITH

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1)Betoken:verb
Meaning:be a sign of; indicate.सहारा लेना
Sentence:she wondered if his cold, level gaze betokened indifference or anger

2)Hearth:noun
Meaning:the floor of a fireplace.चूल्हा
Sentence:the crackling blaze on the hearth

3)Atonement:noun
Meaning:reparation for a wrong or injury.प्रायश्चित करना
Sentence:she wanted to make atonement for her husband’s behavior

4)Apostle:noun
Meaning:each of the twelve chief disciples of Jesus Christ.प्रेरित
Sentence:This is evident in the lives of the prophets, John the Baptist, the Apostles and the Lord Jesus Christ himself.

5)Defiance:noun
Meaning:open resistance; bold disobedience.अवज्ञा
Sentence:the demonstration was held in defiance of official warnings

6)Ethnicity:noun
Meaning:the fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition.नस्ल
Sentence:the interrelationship between gender, ethnicity, and class

7)Pandemics:noun
Meaning:an outbreak of a pandemic disease.महामारी
Sentence:Two highly contagious enteroviruses are known to cause epidemics and pandemics of acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis.

8)Succor:noun,verb
Meaning:assistance and support in times of hardship and distress,give assistance or aid to.सहयोगी
Sentence:Victims’ families had no protection, no succour or support

9)Brazenly:adverb
Meaning:in a bold and shameless way.
Sentence:they are brazenly defying the law

10)Avow:verb
Meaning:assert or confess openly.खुलकर कहना
Sentence:he avowed that he had voted Republican in every election

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