(1) (i) Allusions ( संकेत
Example : The poem is full of allusions.
Illusion (भ्रम , छल
Meaning: a deceptive show
Indian mythology regards the material world as an illusion.
(i) Ail (बीमार होना)
Meaning: to be ill
What ails the Industry is to be sorted out?
Meaning: a drink
He has gone to the ale – house.
Meaning: cook with oil and water
Example: I like braised cabbage.
(ii) Brays (चीक, गधे की
Meaning: loud, harsh cry of donkey
Example: A donkey is braying.
Canter (कदमताल , हलकी
Meaning: a moderate gallop
When a horse canters, it moves at a speed that is slower than a gallop but
faster than a trot.
(ii) Cantor (गायक)
Example: an official who sings liturgical
music and leads prayer in a synagogue.
(i) Eyelet (सूराख)
small hole for laces
My shoes have eight eyelets.
Meaning: more distant
Example: Delhi is farther from Alwar in a comparison to Jaipur.
(ii) Further (आगे का)
Example: Please settle the case without any
Example: She would fain on seeing me.
(ii) Feign (ढोंग करना)
Example: When his boss scolded him, he
feigned as a deaf.
(i) Gaff (भाला)
Meaning: a barbed spear
Example: A gaff is a pole with a point or
hook at one end, which is used for catching large fish.
(ii) Gaffe (ग़लतफ़हमी , भारी भूल
Meaning: a stupid mistake
Example: He made an embarrassing gaffe at the
convention last weekend.
(i) Hammock (खटोला)
Example: A hammock is a piece of strong cloth
or netting which is hung between two supports and used as a bed.
(ii) Hummock (छोटी पहाड़ी)
Meaning: low rounded hill
Example: A hummock is a small raised area of ground, like a very
(i) Hew (काटना)
Example: He fell, peeled and hewed his own
(ii) Hue (रंग)
Meaning: a colour
The same hue will look different indifferent light.