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Class 11 English (Hornbill) POETRY Word Meanings

Chapter 1 My Mother at Sixty-Six

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1Besidealongsideपास मेंnext to
2Dozenapझपकी लेनाblink, slumber, drowsiness
3Ashenpaleफीकाfaded, insipid, colorless
4Corpsedead bodyलाशcarrion, cadaver, stiff
5Spilling let outबाहर निकालनाknock out, betray
6Sprinting Moving fastदौड़ लगातेrun, race
7Wan dim, weakहल्काlight
8Paledull, colourlessफीकाfaded, insipid

Chapter 2 An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1Gusty waves breezy windsगज़ब की लहरेंstormy wind
2Pallorpale, dull faceफीकापनinsipidity
3Stuntednot fully grown due to malnutritionअविकसितundeveloped, immature
4Gnarled Knotted, roughगंठीलाnoded, snarly
5weedsunwanted plants that grow on their ownघासपातcannabis, herb
6heirSuccessorवारिसdevisee, scion, heritor
7Doomdisasterनाशdestruction, ravage, end
8Donationsthings given or received in charityदानdonation, gift, keepsake
9Dawnearly morning, sunriseभोरsunrise, first light, daylight
10civilized dome here, it means rising sun at the horizon which is in the shape of a dome सभ्य गुंबदadvanced dome
11Tyrolese valleyA beautiful ice-free valley in Austriaटायरोली घाटी………….
12Sealedshut or lockedभली भांति बंद किया हुआhermetic, pressurized
13lead here, dark future of kidsबच्चों का भविष्य अंधकारमय………..
14Blot to mark with a spotदागscar, macula
15Wickedevilशैतानwicked, mischievous, naughty
16Tempted persuadeफुसलानाentice, flatter, inveigle
17Slylytrickilyमक्‍कारी सेartfully, deceitfully, guileful
18Crampedconfinedसीमित करनाbound, limit
19Slag weakस्‍लैगfeeble, delecate
20Mended repairedमरम्मतremake

Chapter 3 Keeping Quite

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1Still Without movement, Calmशांतquiet, tranquil, serene
2For OnceOne Single Timeएक बारonetime
3ExoticUnusal, Strangeअनोखाunique, comical, marvelous
4 RushHurryतुरंतquickly, right away, off-hand
5EnginesFactory, Vehiclesइंजनmechanism
6Cold SeaSea whose water is co;ldशीत सागर…………..
7WhaleType of a big Fishव्हेल……….
8HugeVery Bigविशालgiant, spacious, large
9 InteruptBreakबाधाobstacle, impediment

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