Wordsmith – D2G’s Glossary Ep 76

WORDSMITH

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1)Palliate:verb
Meaning: make (a disease or its symptoms) less severe or unpleasant without removing the cause.कम करना
Sentence: treatment works by palliating symptoms.

2)Facetious:Adjective
Meaning: treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant प्रशंसनीय.
Sentence: You learn very soon never to tell a joke or make a facetious remark.

3)Relented:verb
Meaning: abandon or mitigate a harsh intention or cruel treatment.मृदु होना
Sentence: she was going to refuse his request, but relented

4)Banter:Noun,Verb
Meaning: the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks.मज़ाक
Sentence: there was much singing and good-natured bante

5)Halcyon:Adjective,Noun
Meaning: denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful.निराश
Sentence: the halcyon days of the mid-1980s, when profits were soaring

6)Smugness:Noun
Meaning: excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievementsअसामाजिकता.
Sentence: the smugness of a man basking too long in critical ardour”

7)Corpulence:Noun
Meaning: the state of being fat; obesity.स्थूलता
Sentence: her corpulence is the butt of every joke

8)Umpteen:
Meaning: indefinitely many; a lot of.बहुत
Sentence: you need umpteen pieces of identification to cash a check

9)Detonate:Verb
Meaning: explode or cause to explode.विस्फोट
Sentence: two other bombs failed to detonate

10)Solicitous:Adjective
Meaning: characterized by or showing interest or concern.चिंताशील
Sentence: she was always solicitous about the welfare of her students

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