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Guess what these words and phrases mean from the context LSE Grundig reel-to-reel hollered heralded clamorous stucco forsythia bushes ruffles chapped foyer mortified - English Elective - NCERT

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Guess what these words and phrases mean from the context

LSE

Grundig reel-to-reel

hollered

heralded

clamorous

stucco

forsythia bushes

ruffles

chapped

foyer

mortified


 

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Solution

  • LSE – LSE stands for the London School of Economics. In this context, it is quite clear that the place mentioned is a university.
  • Grundig – This word describes a person who is very jolly, sportive, and scared to ask people awkward questions, likes it kinky, usually is pretty hilarious, likes it when people jack off and is just a pretty cool person.

  • reel-to-reel – It is an adjective which is used to describe the process of winding from one reel to another in use.

  • Hollered – The word here means to yell or shout. Informally it is also used to complain. Description of passengers cheering reflects the fact that people might be yelling in the context.

  • Heralded – Herald means to proclaim or announce. Thus, 'flashing sirens heralded endless emergencies ' clearly explains the verb as an announcement.

  • clamorous – When a lady is described here as talking in a bold and demanding voice, the meaning of the word 'clamorous' comes out easily as a loud outcry or a voice demanding attention.

  • Stucco – Stucco is a durable finishing for exterior walls, usually composed of cement, sand, and lime, and applied while wet. A fine plaster for interior wall ornamentation, such as moldings.

  • forsythia – Any of several shrubs of the genus are called forsythia.

  • bushes – A bush means a low shrub with many branches.

  • ruffles – A ruffle means a strip of frilled or closely pleated fabric used for trimming or decoration.

  • chapped – Chapped refers to a verb which means to cause (the skin) to roughen, redden, or crack, especially as a result of cold or exposure

  • foyer – A foyer is an entrance hall or a vestibule.

  • mortified – Mortified means to humiliate. It also means a cause to experience shame or wounded pride.

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NCERT Class 11 English (Elective Course) - Woven Words
Chapter 1.6 The Third and Final Continent
Word Meanings | Q 1 | Page 62
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