11 September 2018

Rendezvous with Ray Complete Vocabulary

Rendezvous with Ray Complete Vocabulary

                         Here it is given a complete vocabulary (glossary) for the topic "Rendezvous with Ray" for class 10 English. If a child is able to find all these 60 words' meanings he/she will understand the text better. Hope this will help the child. To download the pdf file click on the link given below.

Word Meaning
unique friendship unparalleled frindship (There is no ther friendship is compared with theirs)
singular impact a powerful effect that something, especially something new, has on a situation or person
enroute n the way to or from somewhere
stopover a short stay in a place that you make while you are on a longerjourney to somewhere else
acquinted with to make someone or yourself familiar with something
trilogy a series of three books, plays, etc. written about the same situationor characters, forming a continuous story
fascinating extremely interesting
longstanding having existed for a long time
compilation a book that has been made from several separate parts
publisher an organization that publishes text or music
scholarly containing a serious, detailed study of a subject
insight (the ability to have) a clear, deep, and sometimes suddenunderstanding of a complicated problem or situation
artist someone who creates things with great skill and imagination
astiste a skilled performer, especially a dancer, singer, or actor
portal a large, important entrance to a building
harsh  unpleasant, unkind, cruel, or more severe than is necessary
brought out to make a particular quality or detail noticeable
reassurance words of advice and comfort intended to make someone feel lessworried:
fortunate lucky
endorse to make a public statement of your approval or support for something or someone
accusation a statement saying that someone has done something morallywrong, illegal, or unkind, or the fact of accusing someone
detractors someone who criticizes something or someone, often unfairly
reputatin the opinion that people in general have about someone or something, or how much respect or admiration someone or somethingreceives, based on past behaviour or character
depicted to represent or show something in a picture or story
material poverty Material poverty is the lack of sufficient material means to meet basic needs. The lack of sufficient material means could include a lack of food, drinking water, shelter, clothing, or medicine.
spiritual poverty not to help the poor and powerless in some way is spiritual poverty
enormous  extremely large
deplorable very bad
arrogance of the West The Western arrogance of feeling that it has everything to teach others and nothing to learn from them
quest  a long search for something that is difficult to find, or an attempt toachieve something difficult
convert  to (cause something or someone to) change in form or character
muster up If you muster up a feeling of courage or energy, you try hard to findthat quality in yourself because you need it in order to do something
living meseum piece One that is worth keeping or showing in a museum
worthwhile  useful, important, or good enough to be a suitable reward for themoney or time spent or the effort made
discreet clearly separate or different in shape or form
aloof not friendly
intimidating making you feel frightened or nervous
anuassuming Someone who is unassuming is quiet and shows no wish for attentionor admiration:
subtle not noticable
screenings a test or examination to discover if there is anything wrong with someone
cemented to make something such as an agreement or friendship stronger (or) If you cement an agreement or relationship, you make it unlikely to change
elegance  graceful and attractive in appearance or behaviour
screenplay the text for a film, including the words to be spoken by the actors andinstructions for the cameras
manuscripts the original copy of a book or article before it is printed
humane  showing kindness, care, and sympathy towards others, especiallythose who are suffering
colossus a person or thing of great size, influence, or ability
immortal very special and famous and therefore likely to be remembered for a long time
dictum a short statement, especially one expressing advice or a general truth
analogy a comparison between things that have similar features, often used to help explain a principle or idea
critics someone whose job is to give their opinion about something,especially films, books, music, etc.
didactic intended to teach people a moral lesson
verbose using or containing more words than are necessary
impulse a sudden strong wish to do something
easthetics An aesthetic object or a work of art is one that shows great beauty (or) relating to the study of beauty
no ine is a prophet in one's own country no one is a prophet in one's own country means that it is very difficult for people whoknow us closely to acknowledge our greatness
agnostic someone who does not know, or believes that it is impossible to know, if a god exists
deathbed the bed that someone dies in or is dying in
fallout as a result
establishment a business or other organization, or the place where anorganization operates
reservations a doubt or feeling of not being able to agree with oraccept something completely


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