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Class 11 English Snapshots Word Meanings

Chapter 4 Albert Einstein at School

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1Wailingcrying with pain or angerविलापcheep, pip, squeak
2Howlingmaking a howling soundगरजनाgrowl, yowl
3Mincing wordsto speak vaguely or indirectlyअस्पष्ट रूप से बोलना……………
4Rebellionthe action or process of resisting authority, control or conventionविद्रोहrevolt, uprising, insurgency,
5 Miserableunhappyदुखीsad, sorrowful, depressed
6Lodgings temporary accommodation or a room rented out to someoneअस्थायी आवासapartment, Hostel, hotel.
7 Biographera person who writes an account of someone elseजीवनी लेखकcomposer, writer.
8 Expulsionthe action of forcing someone to leave an organisationनिष्कासनremoval, eviction, rustication
9Glumly sadlyउदास हो करsorrowfully, unpleasantly.
10Flushed turned red with shameलाल होना ruddy, glow, rouge
11Squalor the state of being extremely dirty and unpleasantगंदगीdirt, grime, muck
12Stalked outto leave (some place) in a haughty, stiff or threatening mannerचुपके चुपके जाना, चोरी से जाना tracked, stemmed

Chapter 5 Mother’s Day

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1Thoughtlessnot showing consideration for the needs of other peopleअल्हड़asygoing, jaunty, carefree
2Dubiously with hesitation or doubtसंदिग्ध रूप सेambiguously, fishily, queerly
3Flusteredagitated or confusedघबराया हुआnervous, panic-stricken
4Resent feel bitterness or indignation at a circumstance, action or personक्रोध करनाget angry, rage
5Complacently showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievementsआत्मसन्तुष्टself-satisfied, smug
6Grimly bitter, hard mannerकठोरता सेassertively, determinedly
7Chuckling laugh quietly or inwardlyमुंह दबाकर हंसनाtitter, snigger
8Astounded shock or greatly surpriseचकित करनाastonish, dazzle, stupefy
9Fluttering tremblingस्पंदनvibration, flutter, oscillation
10Incisive intelligently analytical and clear thinkingप्रभावशालीactive, strong, impressive
11Indignantly in a manner indicating anger or annoyance at something perceived as unfairक्रोध सेredly, heatedly
12Sulkilya disagreeable moodनारजगीsourly, sternly
13Briskly in an active, quick or energetic wayतेजrapidly, sharply
14Crackingfastदरारfissure, break
15Staggeredastonish or deeply shockधक्का पहुंचानाdumbfound, flabbergast
16Laconic using very few wordsसंक्षिप्तbrief, concise, abbreviated
17Sinister giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happenभयावह, अशुभevil, terrible, fearful
18Tiddly slightly drunkनशे में धुत्तblind drunk, drunken
19Clota foolish or clumsy personमूर्ख व्यक्तिfool, idiot
20Barmymad; crazyपागलnutter, madman
21Fatheada stupid personमूर्ख मनुष्यfool, moron
22Concussion a violent shock as from a heavy blowआघातdefect, shock, wound
23Far-fetchedunlikely and unconvincing; implausibleअवास्तविकaeriform, unrealistic, unsubstantial
24Guffawa loud and hearty laughखिलखिलाकर हंसनाgaggle, nicker
25Contemptthe feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath considerationतिरस्कारhumiliation, affront, fulmination
26Setteelong upholstered seat for more than one person, typically with a back and armsछोटा सोफ़ाsofa, couch, divan
27Nastyvery bad or unpleasantबुराnegative, ugly, ungodly
28Solemn formal and dignified; characterized by deep sincerityऔपचारिकfigurative, ceremonious, regular
29Gloweringhave an angry look on one’s faceक्रुद्ध दृष्टि, ग़ुस्सैल निगाहstare angrily, look daggers, frown
30Bewilderedperplexed and confused; very puzzledहक्का-बक्काpuzzled, confused
31Ushering showing or guide someone somewhereसहायताaccompany, help, assist
32Piecanreferring a foolish personमूर्ख व्यक्ति का जिक्रbalmy, brainless

Chapter 6 The Ghat of the only World

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1Lucidunderstandableस्पष्ट अर्थ काcomprehensible, communicative, clear
2At odd in conflict or at varianceसंघर्ष में या विचरण परconflicting, contrary to
3Jocularity said or done as a jokeहास्यhumor, laughter, jocosity,
4Quizzicalindicating mild or amused puzzlementहास्योत्पादकlaughable
5Innocuousnot harmful or offensiveअहानिकर unharmed, innoxious
6Malignantuncontrollable; dangerousघातकdeadly, fatal, malignant
7Bereavementloss; deprivationशोक दशाgrief, sorrow
8To speak in a bardic register A poetic styleकाव्यात्मक………..
9Conceiveform a plan or idea in the mindविचार करनाconsider, ponder
10Trivialof little value or importanceतुच्छfutile, beggarly, damn
11Impededelay or prevent something by obstructing it; hinderबाधा डालनाinterrupt, balk, resist,
12Poignance the quality of evoking a keen sense of sadnessतीखापनasperity
13Conviviality the quality of being friendly and livelyप्रफुल्लताconviviality, sportiveness, chirpyness
14Sorcerera person who claims or is believed to have magical powers; wizardजादूगर shaman, warlock, juggler
15Transmutechange in form, nature or substanceबदल देना transmute, recondition, realign
16Mundanelacking interest or excitement; dullरुचि या उत्साह में कमीhumdrum, dull, boring
17Suturesa stitch or row of stitches holding together the edges of a wound or surgical incisionटांकेstitch, suture, tack
18LorcaGarcia Lorca is Spain’s most deeply appreciated and highly revered poet and dramatistलोरका ………….
19Groggierdazed, weak or unsteady, especially from illness, intoxication, sleep or a blowमतवाला, शराबीsot, drunkard
20Buckled bend and give way under pressure or strainझुका देनाbuckle, weigh down
21Rapturea feeling of intense pleasure or joy; ecstasy; blissउत्साहenthusiasm, prompting, zeal
22Gregariousness fond of the company of others; sociableसमुदाय में रहने का गुणconversable, debonair, Facile
23Cavernous vastगुहामय huge; large; spacious
24Foyeran entrance hall or other open area in a building used by the publicउपकक्षante-room
25Voyage a long journey involving travel by sea or in spaceजलयात्रा, उड़नsail
26Dourunfriendlyरूखाhostile, disagreeable, misanthropic
27Heengasafoetida; a staple ingredient used in Indian cookingहींग………..
28Frostyfreezing; very coldठंढाcold, gelid
29Prowess skill or expertise in a particular activity or fieldकौशलdelicacy, sleight, dexterity
30Metricalrelating to or composed in poetic metreछंदोबद्ध………..
31Prefiguredbe an early indication or version of (something)आदिरूपadumbrate
32Envoya messenger or representative, especially one on a diplomatic missionराज-दूतambassador, envoy, pursuivant
33Exactitude the quality of being very accurate and carefulयथार्थताverity, accuracy
34Calcutta Kolkataकोलकाता……….
35Abidinga memory lasting a long time; enduringस्थायीconstant, refrain, stable
36Reparteeconversation or speech characterised by quick witty, comments or repliesहाजिर जवाबी………..
37Subduedquiet and rather reflective or depressedउदासdowncast, sad, dejected
38Brimmingbe full of a particular quality, feeling, etcभरा हुआ होनाbe packed with, overflow
39feignedsimulated or pretended; insincereबहानेsimulate, fake, make a show of
40Swoonbe overcome with admiration, adoration or other strong emotionबेहोश हो जानाfade, lose consciousness, blackout
41Unmitigatedabsolute; unqualifiedनिरंतरabsolute, unconditional, categorical
42Anguishedexperiencing or expressing severe mental or physical pain or sufferingकष्टannoyance, pain
43Fixtureset firmly in placeस्थिरताstability, fastness, stagnation,
44Ecumenical involving or uniting members of different religionsदुनियावीsecular, temporal
45Accoutrements other things that were needed for the activityसाज-सामानfurnishings, impedimenta
46Assiduous taking great care that everything is done as well as it can beपरिश्रमीdiligent, plodding, hardworking
47Fanaticismthe quality of being fanatical; extremismकट्टरताFanaticism, orthodoxy, rabidness
48Inextricably in a way that is impossible to separateअलंघनीयinevitably, Completely, indistinguishably.

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