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Class 11 English (Hornbill) POETRY Word Meanings

Chapter 6 Childhood

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)SYNONYMS
1Middle class neither poor nor very richमध्यम वर्गbovrgeois
2Islanda piece of land surrounded by waterद्वीपcay, holm
3Erstwhile formerभूतपूर्व previous, last
4Generosity kindnessउदारताnobility, gentility
5Isolated aloofपृथकseparate, distinct, single
6Materially practicallyवास्तव मेंreally, indeed, virtually
7 Idols imagesप्रतिमाstatue
8Pilgrimone who goes to a religious placeतीर्थयात्रीworshipper, devotee, believer
9Utterly completelyबिलकुलquite, thoroughly
10 Convictionfaithआस्थाbelief,

Chapter 8 Father to Son

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)SYNONYMS
1Sown do something which will bring a resultबोया हुआcreate, produce
2Prodigalspending money freelyखर्चीलाwasteful, thriftless, lavish
3Grief sorrow, sadnessशोकmourning, condolence, lament
4Despite in spite ofके बावजूदnevertheless, irregardless
5Communicationconnectionsसंचारtransmission, conveying, reporting
6Build-upincreaseबनायाdevelop, Enhance, strengthen.
7Acknowledgeconcedeस्वीकार करनाagree, avouch
8Stranger person whom one does not knowअजनबीunknown person, newcomer,
9Forgive accept someone’s sorryक्षमा करनाexcuse, remit, spare

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