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Class 12 English Vistas (Supplementary Reader) Word Meanings

Chapter 8 Memories of Childhood

1Belfry part of a bell towerघंटाघरsteeple, campanile
2Crashingbreak throughचूर चूर होकरbump, smack, blast
3Frenzymadness, maniaउन्मादcraze, delirium, insanity
4Bedlamuproar, unrestहंगामाdisarrangement, affray, madhouse
5Infuriateangerक्रुद्ध करना enrage, nettle, roil
6Shingledcutting of hairसिर के बाल महीन काटना………….
7Moccasinsslipper or shoeमोकासिन…………..
8Immodestindecentनिर्लज्जcheeky, shameless, unpardonable
9Spied notice, spotदेखनाobserve, see, spot
10Mutteringsprivately explained complaintsफुसफुसाहटrumble, whisper, babble.
11Venturehere, a risky taskजोखिम का कामrove, wander, stray
12Unskilled untrainedअकुशलinartificial, inartful, unapt,
13Capturecatch, arrestपकड़ना hold, seize
14Mournersa person at a funeralमातमgriever, sorrower, weeper.
15Cowardweaklingडरपोक sissy, sneak, capon
16Fategod’s willकिस्मतluck, fortune, destiny
17Squeakingmaking high pitched soundचूँ चूँ.…………
18Dimdarkधुंधलाhazy, misty, cloudy
19Peeredtry to seeझाँका look up, snoop, peep
20Reverentlywith deep respectआदरadorably, respectfully, with compliments
21Resisthold out againstविरोधprotest, opposition, antagonism
22Gnawhere, cutदांत से काटनाdisconnect, mow, curtail
23BraidHairs bind into a plaitचोटीsummit, plait, topping
24Meeklyquietly, submissivelyकोमलता सेtenderly, mellowly, peacefully
25Tossedthrownफेंक दियाemit, , shove, plunk
26Anguishpain, agonyपीड़ाsuffering, soreness, hurt
27Comfortconsole, sympathyआराम rest, ease, amenities
28Reasonedhere, discussedतर्क करनाargue, reason, , dissert
29Noveltiesnewnessनयापनrecency, freshness
30Oddities strange thingsविचित्रताqueerness, variety, weirdness
31Lemuran animalबंदरmonkey, pug
32Harangueto give lectureभाषणspeech, oration, recitative
33Savourya salty or spicy dishस्वादयुक्तappetizing, peckish, savoury
34Payasamsweet dish made with rice and milkखीर…………..
35Sack bagथैलाbale, gunny
36Ledgeshelfशेल्फmantelshelf, shelving, projection
37Treadmoveचाल gait, ploy, movement,
38Double uplaugh out loudज़ोर से हंसेंclinch, constrict, contract.
39Provokedevokeभड़कानाarouse, foment, aggravate
40Wrapcoverचादरmuffle, cloak, enfold
41Pollutedimpureप्रदूषितharmful, foul, dirty

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