My Childhood-Important Word-Meanings of difficult words

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MY CHILDHOOD

By- A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Important Word-Meanings of difficult words from the lesson- MY CHILDHOOD

 WORD-MEANINGS

[PAGE 68] : Middle-class = neither poor nor very rich, मध्य वर्ग ; island = a piece of land surrounded by water, द्वीप ; erstwhile = former, पहले का ,भूतपूर्व ; formal = customary, औपचारिक ; despite= in spite of, के बावजूद ; disadvantages = shortcomings, कमियाँ ; Innate = inner, आंतरिक ; wisdom= the property of being wise, बुद्दिमत्ता ;  generosity = kindness, दयालुता  ; ideal = model, आदर्श ; helpmate = helper, सहायक ; recall =remember, याद करना ; Exact = right, सही ; undistinguished =ordinary,साधारण ; handsome = good looking, सुंदर ; ancestral = inherited from forefathers,पुश्तैनी; limestone = white powder stone,चूना ; austere = without show, सादा ; inessential =unnecessary, अनावश्यक ; luxuries = items of excessive comfort,ऐश्वर्य के साधन; secure = safe, सुरक्षित ; materially =economically,आर्थिक रूप से ; emotionally = from the point of view of emotions, भावनात्मक रूप से  I

[PAGE 69] : Broke out = started, आरंभ हो गया ; tamarind = tamarind,इमली ; erupted = came at once, एकदम आरंभ हो गया ;

provision shop = groceries shop,किराने की दुकान ; fetch = bring, लाना ; princely = royal,शाही ; annaabout six paise, आना , लगभग छह पैसे ; attempt = try, प्रयत्न करना ; trace = search, खोज ; isolated = aloof, अलग ; unaffected = not influenced, प्रभावित न होना ; forced = compelled, मजबूर किया ; allied forces = combined army, सुयंक्त सेना ; emergency = state of crisis, आपात स्थिति ; declared = announced, घोषणा की ; casualty = disaster, आघात ; suspension = temporary stoppag, स्थगित करना ; halt = stop,रूकना ; slot = place, स्थान ; wages = earnings, कमाई ; surge = wave, लहर ; inherited = got from parents, पूर्वजो से प्राप्त ; characteristics = qualities, गुण ; specific = particular,विशेष ; environment = surroundings, वातावरण ; self-discipline = self-restraint, आत्म –अनुशासन ; faith = belief, विश्वास; close = intimate, घनिष्ठ ; orthodox = traditional, परंपरागत ; upbringing = breeding, पालन –पोषण ; priest = head of a temple, पुजारी ; took over = took control, नियंत्रण लिया

 [PAGE 70] : Pilgrim = one who goes to a religious place, तीर्थयात्री ; catering = supplying of provisions, खाने पीने का सामान पहुँचाना ; contractor = one who works on a contract, ठेकेदार ; ceremony = function,उत्सव ; idols = images, मूर्तियाँ ; site = place, स्थान ; situated = located, स्थित ; events = incidents,घटनाए ँ; prophet =- messiah, मसीह ा; marked = showed, दिखाय ा; row = line, पंक्ति  I

[PAGE 71] : Sacred thread = holy yarn worn around the neck, जनेऊ ; stomach (verb) = tolerate,सहन करना ; ranking = position, स्थान  ; downcast = disappointed, निराश ; utterly = completely, पूरी तरह से ; shifted = went,गया ; image = picture, तस्वीर ,मूर्ति ; lasting = permanent, स्थायी ; respective = own, अपना – अपना ; summoned =called, बुलाया ; communal = sectarian, साम्प्रदायिक ; intolerance = not tolerating, असहनशील ; bluntly = frankly, स्पष्टतया ; apologize =ask forgiveness,माफ़ी माँगना ; quit = leave,छोड़ना ; regret = feel sorry, अफ़सोस होना ; behaviour = conduct, ; conviction = faith, विश्वास ; ultimately = in the end, ; reformed = improved, सुधारा; conveyed = expressed,व्यक्त किया I

[PAGE 72] : Rigid = stern, कठोर ; segregation = separation, अलगाव ; conservative = traditional,परंपरागत ; rebel = revolutionary, क्रांतिकारी ; barriers = obstacles, रुकावटें ; varying = different, ; mingle = mix, मिलना ; on par  = equal, के बराबर ; horrified = frightened, भयभीत ; ritually = religiously, रस्मों के या धर्मं के अनुसार ; refused = denied, इंकार कर दिया ; perturbed = disturbed, निराश किया  I

[PAGE 73] : Beside = by the side of, के साथ ; observed = saw, देखा ; hesitation = feeling of uncertainty, झिझक ; upset = disturbed, परेशान ; confronted = faced, सामना किया ; imminent = going to happen, घटित होने वाला ; unprecedented = as never before, अभूतपूर्व ; optimism = hopefulness, आशावाद  I

[PAGE 74]: Seagull = a seabird, एक समुद्री पक्ष ी; quoted = spoke the words of, उद्दत किय ा; longing = desire, इच्छा 

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My Childhood- Theme, Title & Characters

My Childhood- Short & Detailed Summary

My Childhood-Summary in Hindi

My Childhood- Extract Based comprehension test Questions

My Childhood- Characters & Message

My Childhood- Passages for Comprehension

My Childhood-Important Extra Questions- Very Short Answer Type

My Childhood-Important Extra Questions- Short Answer Type

My Childhood-Important Extra Questions- Long Answer Type

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