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Class 11 English Snapshots Word Meanings

Chapter 7 Birth

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1Surgerya place where a doctor, dentist or other medical practitioner treats or advises patientsशल्य चिकित्साabscission, Enucleation, incision.
2Burly(a person) large and strong; heavily builtबलवानstout, forcible, Brawny
3Drillersomeone who works at the drilling controls on the rig floorबरमा चलाने वाला………………
4Contemplationdeep reflective thoughtचिंतनspeculation, rumination
5Abruptlysuddenly and unexpectedlyअचानक Circumstantial, suddden, unexpectedly
6Perceptivehaving or showing sensitive insightभेदकclairvoyant, cathartic, perceptive
7Listlesslacking energy or enthusiasmउदासीनindifferent, nostalgic, effortless
8Premonitiona strong feeling that something is about to happenपूर्व-सूचना presage, prognostication
9Iridescentshowing luminous colours that seem to change when seen from different angles रंग-बिरंगmottled, dappled, patchy
10Bachused as a term of endearment, often after a personal nameबाल्यावस्था………………..
11Smiled faintlysmiling with less energy or a smile that lacks spiritबेहोश होकर मुस्कुराया………………..
12Fretbe constantly or visibly anxious; worryझल्लाहटtantrum
13Overwroughtin a state of anxiety; tiredअति उत्तेजितtense, agitated, nervous
14Snatchmanage to take (here)ग्रहण करनाoutshine, take, receive
15Queerstrange; oddविचित्रdappled, strange, striking
16Lethargylack of energy and enthusiasmसुस्तीidling, parasitism, stolidity,
17Rustlemake a soft, muffled crackling soundसरसराहटrustle, sough, susurration
18Probinginquiring closelyजांचexamine, explore, check
19Muddlednot arranged in order; untidyअव्यवस्थितdisarrangement, inorganization
20Morbidly in an abnormal and unhealthy mannerअस्वस्थsick, distressed, unwell
21Sordidlymeanly selfish, self-seekingअनैतिकunethical, unlawful, aberrant
22Shrewish (of a woman) bad-tempered or aggressively assertiveझगड़ालूquarrelsome, cantankerous, spiky
23Dismalcausing a mood of gloom or depressionनिराशाजनकdismal, irrecoverably
24Wincemake a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of the body out of pain or distressझिझकhesitation, shrink, reluctate
25Idyllic like an idyll; extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesqueसुखद जीवन peaceable, restful
26Resentfulfeeling or expressing bitterness or indignation at having been treated unfairlyक्रोधितquick tempered, edgy, huffy
27Broodinglypreoccupied with depressing, morbid, or painful memories or thoughtsविचारमग्नworry about
28Resuscitate revive someone from the unconsciousnessपुनर्जीवितregenerate, reinvigorate,
29Etherused as an anaestheticईथरcosmos, paradise
30Haste excessive speed or urgency of movement or action; hurryजल्दीhurry, expeditiousness, Flurry
31Franticconducted in a hurried, excited, and disorganized wayउत्तेजितthrilled, galvanised, crazy
32Ebbing(of an emotion or quality) gradually decreaseक्षीण होनाdecay, dull
33Hypodermicrelating to the region immediately beneath the skinअन्तर्त्वचीयsyringe
34Unsparinglygenerousउदारतापूर्वकlavishly, munificently, obligingly
35Flaccidlifelessनिष्प्राणInanimate, defunct, Exanimate
36Unavailingachieving littleथोड़ा प्राप्त करनाaccomplish
37Tallowthe hard fat of animals melted and used to make soap, candles etc.वसाfat, grease, pulp
38Giddyweakचक्कर लाने वालाvertiginous
39Slashedslitघटाgash, lacerate
40Lolledhang looselyशिथिल होनाdallying, goldbricking, loafing
41Haggardlooking exhausted and unwellदुबला-पतलाweakly, bony, skinny
42Faltered lose strength or momentumडगमगानाfalter, dodder, toddle
43Heaveproduce a sighउसांसbulge, upsurge
44Ewer a large jug with a wide mouth, formerly used for carrying waterसुराही water jug, pitcher
45Plunging falling steeplyजल्दी से आगे बढ़नेवालाdive, dive
46Stark completeपूराthoroughly, finished
47Consternationa feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexcitedआतंकpanic, terror
48Draggleddirty or wet, typically from being trailed through mud or waterमैला करनाdefilement, mackle
49Stumblingtripping or losing balance while walking; moving with difficultyठोकरlose one's balance, founder, slip
50Soppingsaturated with liquid; wet throughभीगा हुआwet, moist, , humid,
51Whimperedsay something in a low, feeble voice that expresses fear, pain, or unhappinessबच्चे का सा रोनाcry, sniffle, snivel
52Pigmylittle (here)ठिंगनाvery small person, little person
53Convulsiveviolent; uncontrollableऐंठनspasmodic, jerky

Chapter 8 The Tale of Melon City

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1Laissez fairethe policy of leaving things to take their own course, without interferingअबंध नीति……..
2Placidcalmशांतquiet, tranquil, serene,
3Proclaimedannounce officially or publicly. घोषणा कीaffirm, announce.
4TriumphallyCelebrating or commemorating a victoryविजयपूर्ण.Span
5Thoroughfarea main road in a townराजमार्गhighway, state highway, the road
6Edifyinstruct or improve (someone) morally or intellectuallyसिखानाeducate, instruct, teach
7Spectatorsonlookersदर्शकोंonlooker, watcher
8Frowna facial expression indicating disapprovalभ्रूभंगscowl, glower, glare
9Gallowsa structure, typically of two uprights and a crosspiece, for the hanging of criminalsफांसीhinge, noose, mesh
10Summonorder someone to be presentबुलवानाcause to talk, send for, convene
11Masonsa person skilled in cutting, dressing, and laying stone in buildingsराजमिस्त्रीarchitect, Artisan, constructor
12Quiveringtrembling or shaking with a slight rapid motionस्पंदनflutter, quivering, vibration
13Rejoicefeel or show great joy or delightख़ुश हो जाओpleasure, enjoyment, happiness
14Ordainorder (something) officiallyहुक्म देनाenjoin, dictate, order
15Amendmentsa minor change or addition designed to improve somethingसंशोधनrevision, amendment, correction
16Saw redbecame angryदेखा लालheated, Incensed, irate
17Counseladvice, especially that given formallyसलाहadvice, counsel, line
18Scaffold a raised wooden platform used formerly for the public execution of criminals.पाड़ loft, staging, , grandstand, platform
19Musedsay to oneself in a thoughtful mannerध्यान करनाreflect, cogitate, consider
20Noosea loop with a running knotफंदाdecoy, buttonhole, trap
21Decreean official order that has the force of lawहुक्मनामाorder, command, mandate
22Customary according to the customs or usual practices associated with a particular societyप्रथागतusual, similar, traditional
23Reverentlywith deep and solemn respectआदरadorably, respectfully, reverently

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