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Class 12 English (Hornbill) POETRY Word Meanings

Chapter 4 A Thing of Beauty

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1Bower A shady place under the treeकुटीpavilion, canopy
2MorrowThe following dayसवेराdaybreak, morn
3Wreathingsurround, encircleघेरनाzone, limit
4Despondencedepressedनिराशाgloom, dejection
5Brinkedgeकिनाराstrand, brim, confines
6Boon blessingवरदानbonus, godsend
7Rillsa small streamएक छोटी सी धाराarroyo, beck, bourne
8Brake a process to slow downब्रेकdeclerate, slow
9Grandeurhigh rank or socially importantशानmagnificence, state, scintillation
10Mightyenormousविशालgiant, spacious, gigantic
11Immortalnever dyingअमर undying, deathless

Chapter 5 A Roadside Stand

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1SpedCrossing with high speedतेज दौड़dash, speed
2PatheticallyEarnestlyआग्रहपूर्वकsincerely, intently
3PledPleaded, Requestedनिवेदन करनाsubmit, tender, address
4DoleGift, Free of costबांटनाdispense, distribute
5SinkingDrowningडुबकीdip, plunge, submersion
6WitheringDecay, Getting Badनष्ट होतेdestroy, ruin
7FaintUnconsciousमूर्च्छित होनाill-defined
8PolishedBeautifulविनीतrespectful, gentle
9LandscapeSceneryपरिदृश्यTopography, View
10MarredDisturbedआघातaggression
11ArtlessUglyअनाड़ीclumsy, talentless, awkward
12Wild berriesBerries grown in jungleजंगली जामुन………………
13QuartsContainerपात्रcharacter, vessel, personage
14Crook-neckedHaving long neckक्रूक गर्दन………….
15MeanSelfishतुच्छinsignificant, measly
16HurtInsult, Disappointedचोटcrista, dint, concussion
17CrosslyBeing angryगुस्सा होनाviolently.
18TrustingBelievingविश्वास करनाrely, realize
19ExpandGrow, Become richबढ़नाproceed, increase, surmount
20PitifulShowing pityरहमदिल merciful, clement, soft-hearted
21KinFamily membersरिश्तेदारrelative
22GasFuelईंधनcombuatible
23BeneficentCharitable, Helpingदयालुcompassionate, Benignant, accommodating
24SwarmTo make a groupदलparty, batch, gang
25SootheReduce the problemपीड़ा कम करनाconciliate
26WitsBeing alert and activeसक्रिय होनाintelligent, cleverness
27BearTolerateसहनाendure, suffer, last
28LongingDesire, Wishमुरादpurport, object, tenor
29In vainNot successfulबेकारwaste, worthless
30LurksSpreads, Moves close byघूमता हैtravel
31SquealA sharp soundचिल्लाहटoutcry, shouting, scream
32Plow upto turnमुँह फेरनाbreak, furrow

Chapter 6 Aunt Jennifer_s Tiger

S.No.WordMeaningsMeanings (in hindi)Synonyms
1PranceWalk or run energeticallyउछल-कूद bounce off, frisk, pulsate
2TopazA gem of yellow colourपीले रंग का एक रत्न………….
3DenizensResident, Inhabitantनिवासीoccupant, population
4BeneathUnderनीचेdown, below
5PaceMoveचालgait, ploy, movement
6SleekSlender, Gentleसज्जनnoble, gently born
7ChivalricPolite and kind behaviourशिष्टताgentleness
8FlutteringShakingफहराताTremble
9IvoryColour similar to whiteहाथी दांतcream-colored, off-white
10HardDifficultकठिन arduous, uphill, stiff
11Wedding Bandweddding ringशादी का बैंड
12Sits heavilyGreat burdenबोझ उठानाload, cargo
13TerrifiedFrightenedभयाकुलscared, horrified
14OrdealsTroublesपरखdifficulties
15Mastered byUsed toद्वारा हस्तमैथुन किया गयाfamiliar with, habituated

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