August 31, 2020

TRUE HEIGHT Glossary - Meanings for 45 difficult words - 9th Class English

TRUE HEIGHT  
Glossary - Meanings for 45 difficult words
9th Class English

   
Word   
   
Meaning   
   
Example   
   
athlete   
   
Sports person   
   
Ramesh is an athlete.   
   
pursue   
   
follow or chase (someone or something)   
   
Michael pursued his dreams.   
   
nerve-wracking   
   
causing stress or anxiety   
   
It’s a nerve-wracking match.   
   
ultimate   
   
being or happening at the end of a process; final   
   
My ultimate goal is to become an engineer.   
   
awe-inspiring   
   
arousing feeling of respect being impressive    
   
This is an awe-inspiring story about Michael.   
   
achievement   
   
a thing done successfully with effort, skill, or courage   
   
If you have done successfully something, that is your achievement.   
   
quench   
   
satisfy (a desire)   
   
Dhoni quenched his thirst of runs.   
   
astroturf   
   
an artificial grass surface used for sports fields   
   
It’s an astroturf   made for athletes to run on it.   
   
confront   
   
face up to and deal with (a problem or difficulty)   
   
One must confront hardships in life.   
   
gymnast   
   
a person trained or skilled in gymnastics   
   
Dipa Karmakar is   an Indian artistic gymnast.   
   
element   
   
an essential or characteristic part of something    
   
A leaf is an element of a tree.   
   
fantasy   
   
an idea with no basis in reality   
   
Floating mountain is a fantasy.   
   
quest   
   
a long or striving search for something   
   
You might have got quest for knowledge.   
   
numerous   
   
great in number; many   
   
There are numerous birds in the sky.   
   
passion   
   
an intense desire or enthusiasm for something   
   
Painting is my passion.   
   
recurring   
   
occurring again periodically or repeatedly   
   
Raining is a recurring season.   
   
chunk   
   
a thick, solid piece of something   
   
Here is a chunk of plastic wastage.   
   
outrun   
   
go beyond or exceed   
   
You may outrun others in studies if you concentrate.   
   
locomotives   
   
a powered railway vehicle used for pulling trains   
   
His car runs par with locomotives along the track.   
   
soar   
   
fly or rise high in the air   
   
Elephants cannot soar.   
   
coincide   
   
occur at the same time   
   
The doctor’s turning head and landing the snake are coincide.   
   
hard-core   
   
highly committed in one's support for or dedication to   something   
   
Michael’s father is a hard-core realistic.   
   
regimented   
   
very strictly organized or controlled   
   
Michael took a regimented coaching.   
   
monitor   
   
observe and check the progress or quality of (something)   over a period of time; keep under systematic review   
   
Michael’s training is monitored.   
   
dedication   
   
the quality of being dedicated or committed to a task or   purpose   
   
If you are dedicated, you can do anything.   
   
determination   
   
the quality of being determined; firmness of purpose   
   
Those who succeed must had determination.   
   
chore   
   
a routine task, especially a household one   
   
One must help parents in chores.   
   
persistence   
   
the fact of continuing in an opinion or course of action in   spite of difficulty or opposition   
   
Michael’s persistence made him champion.   
   
reward   
   
a thing given in recognition of service, effort, or   achievement   
   
Your result is your reward for your hard work.   
   
arrogant   
   
having or revealing an exaggerated sense of one's own   importance or abilities   
   
One shouldn’t become arrogant after a success.   
   
inflate   
   
fill (a balloon, tyre, or other expandable structure) with   air or gas    
   
Rescue teams use inflated boats when floods occur.   
   
oblivious   
   
not aware of or concerned about what is happening around one   
   
He seems oblivious of his success.   
   
surpass   
   
do or be better than ever before   
   
He surpasses world record.   
   
ritual   
   
(of an action) arising from convention or habit   
   
The players gathered   for the ritual pre-match huddle.   
   
startle   
   
cause to feel sudden shock or alarm   
   
We will be startled when we see unusual things.   
   
anxiety   
   
a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something   with an uncertain outcome   
   
He felt a surge of anxiety when he met her in a park.   
   
envision   
   
Visualize in mind   
   
He envisioned his late father.   
   
pounding   
   
rhythmical beating   
   
Heart pounds when we feel proud of something or someone.   
   
deafening   
   
(of a noise) so loud as to make it impossible to hear   anything else   
   
The sound was so deafening when Dhoni took the world cup.   
   
robins   
   
any of a number of birds that resemble the European robin,   especially in having a red breast (a bird)   
   
There are robins flying in the sky.   
   
eruption   
   
a sudden outbreak of something, typically something   unwelcome or noisy   
   
The eruption of the audience is deafening.   
   
giggle   
   
laugh lightly and repeatedly in a silly way, from   amusement, nervousness, or embarrassment.   
   
He giggled at some private joke.   
   
accomplishment   
   
something that has been achieved successfully   
   
Winning a race is an accomplishment.   
   
heartfelt   
   
(of a feeling or its expression) deeply and strongly felt;   sincere   
   
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