English Vocabulary with Hindi Meaning – Master Wordlist - B

English Vocabulary with Hindi Meaning – Master Wordlist - B 

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Sr No. Word शब्द Meaning Example
1 babble प्रलाप chatter idly The little girl babbled about
her doll.
2 bacchanalian bacchanalian drunken Emperor Nero attended the
bacchanalian orgy.
3 badger बिज्जू pester; annoy She was forced to change her
telephone number because she was badgered by obscene phone calls.
4 badinage ठट्ठा teasing conversation Her friends at work greeted the
news of her engagement with cheerful badinage.
5 baffle चकरा देना frustrate; perplex The new code baffled the enemy
agents.
6 bait चारा harass; tease The soldiers baited the
prisoners, terrorizing them.
7 baleful संकटपूर्ण menacing; deadly Casting a baleful eye at his
successful rival, the rejected suitor stole off, vowing to have his revenge.
8 balk मेंड stoop short, as if faced with an
obstacle, and refuse to continue
The chief of police balked at
sending his officers into the riot-torn area.
9 balk मेंड foil When the warden learned that
several inmates were planning to escape, he took steps to balk their attempt.
10 ballast गिट्टी heavy substance used to add
stability or weight
The ship was listing badly to
one side; it was necessary to shift the ballast in the hold to get her back
on an even keel.
11 balm बाम something that relieves pain Friendship is the finest balm
for the pangs of disappointed love.
12 balmy ख़ुशबूदार mild; fragrant A balmy breeze refreshed us
after the sultry blast.
13 banal तुच्छ hackneyed; commonplace; trite His frequent use of cliches made
his essay seem banal.
14 bandy सविस्तार discuss lightly; exchange blows
or words
The president refused to bandy
words with reporters at the press conference.
15 bane फटकार cause of ruin Lack of public transportation is
the bane of urban life.
16 bantering bantering good-naturedly ridiculing They resented his bantering
remarks because they misinterpreted his teasing as sarcasm.
17 barb कंटिया sharp projection form fishhook,
etc.; pointed comment
The barb from the fishhook
caught in his finger as he grabbed the fish.
18 bard चारण poet The ancient bard Homer sang of
the fall of Troy.
19 barefaced धृष्ट shameless; bold; unconcealed Shocked by Huck Finn's barefaced
lies, Miss Watson prayed the good Lord would give him a sense of his
unregenerate wickedness.
20 baroque बारोक highly ornate Accustomed to the severe,
angular lines of modern skyscrapers, they found the flamboyance of baroque
architecture amusing.
21 barrage आड़ barrier laid down by artillery
fire; overwhelming profusion
The company was forced to
retreat through the barrage of heavy canyons.
22 barrister बैरिस्टर counselor-at-law Galsworthy started as a
barrister, but when he found the practice of law boring, turned to writing.
23 barterer barterer trader The barterer exchanged trinkets
for the natives' furs.
24 bask गरमाना luxuriate; take pleasure in
warmth
basking on the beach, she
relaxed so completely that she fell asleep.
25 bastion बुर्ज stronghold; something seen as a
source of protection
The villagers fortified the town
hall, hoping this improvised bastion could protect them from the guerrila
raids.
26 bate ग़ुस्सा let down; restrain Until it was time to open the
presents, the children had to bate their curiosity.
27 bauble छोटी बात trinket; trifle The child was delighted with the
bauble she had won in the grab bag.
27 bawdy गंदा indecent; obscene She took offense at his bawdy
remarks.
29 beatific सुखी giving bliss; blissful The beatific smile on the
child's face made us very happy.
30 beatitude परम सुख blessedness; state of bliss Growing closer to God each day,
the mystic achieved a state of indescribable beatitude.
31 bedizen भड़कीले कपड़े पहनना dress with vulgar finery The witch doctors were bedizened
in their gaudiest costumes.
32 bedraggle गंदा करना wet thoroughly We were so bedraggled by the
severe storm that we had to change into dry clothing.
33 befuddle मदहोश हो जाना confuse thoroughly His attempts to clarify the
situation succeeded only on befuddling her further.
34 beget जनना father; produce; give rise to One good turn may deserve
another; it does not necessarily beget another.
35 begrudge डाह खाना resent I begrudge every minute I have
to spend attending meetings.
36 beguile मोहना amuse; delude; cheat I beguiled himself during the
long hours by playing solitaire.
37 behemoth आबी घोड़ा huge creature; something of
monstrous size or power
Sportcasters nicknamed the
linebacker "The Behemoth."
38 beholden कृतज्ञ obligated; indebted Since I do not wish to be
beholden to anyone, I cannot accept this favor.
39 behoove योग्य होना be suited to; be incumbent upon In this time of crisis, it
behooves all of us to remain calm and await the instructions of our
superiors.
40 belabor बुरी तरह पीटना explain or go over excessively
or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally
The debate coach warned her
student not to bore the audience by belaboring his point.
41 belated देर में आया हुआ delayed He apologized for his belated
note of condolence to the widow of his friend and explained that he had just
learned of her husband's untimely death.
42 beleaguer धेरा डालना besiege As soon as the city was
beleaguered, the life became more subdued as the citizens began their long
wait for outside assitance.
43 belie झुठलाना contradict; give a false
impression
His coarse, hard-bitten exterior
belied his innate sensitivity.
44 belittle छोटा हो जाना disparage; depreciate Parents should not belittle
their children's early attempts at drawing, but should encourage their
efforts.
45 bellicose लड़ाकू warlike His bellicose disposition
alienated his friends.
46 belligerent युद्धरत quarrelsome Whenever he had too much to
drink, he became belligerent and tried to pick fights with strangers.
47 bemused विचार शक्ति हर लिया confused; lost in thought;
preoccupied
Jill studied the garbled
instructions with a bemused look on her face.
48 benediction आशीर्वाद blessing The appearance of the sun after
the many rainy days was like a benediction.
49 benefactor दान देनेवाला gift giver; patron Scrooge later became Tiny Tim's
benefactor and gave him a benediction.
50 beneficent उपकारवाला kindly; doing good The overgenerous philanthropist
had to curb his beneficent impulses before he gave away all his money and
left himself with nothing.
51 beneficiary लाभार्थी person entitled to benefits or
proceeds of an insurance policy
You may change your beneficiary
as often as you wish.
52 benevolent उदार generous; charitable His benevolent nature prevented
him from refusing any beggar who accosted him.
53 benign सौम्य kindly; favorable; not malignant The old man was well liked
because of his benign attitude toward friend and stranger alike.
54 benison Benison blessing Let us pray that the benison of
peace once more shall prevail among the nations of the world.
55 bent तुला determined; natural talent or
inclination
bent on advancing in the
business world, the secretary heroine of Working Girl had a true bent for
high finance.
56 bequeath वसीयत में देना leave to someone by means of a
will; hand down
In his will, Father bequeathed
his watch to Phillip; the bequest meant a great deal to the boy.
57 berate गाली देना scold strongly He feared she would berate him
for his forgetfulness.
58 bereavement वियोग state of being deprived of
something valuable or beloved
His friends gathered to console
him upon his sudden bereavement.
59 bereft दीवाना deprived of; lacking The foolish gambler soon found
himself bereft of funds.
60 berserk निडर frenzied Angered, he went berserk and
began to wreck the room.
61 beset घेर लेना harass; trouble Many problems beset the American
public school system.
62 besmirch गंदा करना soil, defile The scandalous remarks in the
newspaper besmirch the reputations of every member of the society.
63 bestial वहशी beastlike; brutal; inhuman The Red Cross sought to put an
end to the bestial treatment of prisoners of war.
64 bestow प्रदान करना confer He wished to bestow great honors
upon the hero.
65 betroth वाग्दान करना become engaged to marry The announcement that they had
become betrothed surprised their friends who had not suspected any romance.
66 bevy झुंड large group The movie actor was surrounded
by a bevy of startlets.
67 bicameral दो खाने का two-chambered, as a legislative
body
The United States Congress is a
bicameral body.
68 bicker कल-कल के साथ बहना quarrel The children bickered morning,
noon, and night, exasperating their parents.
69 biennial द्विवाषिक every two years The group held biennial meetings
instead of annual ones.
70 bifurcated बंटवारा divided into two branches;
forked
With a bifurcated branch and a
piece of elastic rubber, he made a crude but effective slingshot.
71 bigotry कट्टरता stubborn intolerance Brought up in a democratic
atmosphere, student was shocked by the bigotry and narrowness expressed by
several of his classmates.
72 bilious पैत्तिक suffering from indigestion;
irritable
His bilious temperament was
apparent to all who heard him rant about his difficulties.
73 bilk अदायगी से बचना swindle; cheat The con man specialized in
bilking insurance companies.
74 bivouac पड़ाव temporary encampment While in bivouac, we spent the
night in our sleeping bags under the stars.
75 bizarre विचित्र fantastic; violently contrasting The plot of the novel was too
bizarre to be believed.
76 blanch सफेद करना bleach; whiten Although age had blanched his
hair, he was still vigorous and energetic.
77 bland नरम soothing; mild She used a bland ointment for
her sunburn.
78 blandishment चोचला flattery Despite the salesperson's
blandishments, the customer did not buy the outfit.
79 blase उबा हुआ bored with pleasure or
dissipation
Your blase attitude gives your
students an erroneous impression of the joys of scholarship.
80 blasphemous तिरस्कारी profane; impious The people in the room were
shocked by his his blasphemous language.
81 blatant ज़बरदस्त extremely obvious; loudly
offensive
Caught in a blatant lie, the
scoundrel had only one regret: he wished that he had lied more subtly.
82 bleak बेरंग cold; cheerless The Aleutian Islands are bleak
military outposts.
83 blighted अभिशप्त suffering from a disease;
destroyed
The extent of the blighted areas
could be seen only when viewed from the air.
84 blithe प्रफुल्ल gay; joyous; careless Shelley called the skylark a
"blithe spirit" because of its happy song.
85 bloated फूला हुआ swollen or puffed as with water
or air
Her bloated stomach came from
drinking so much water.
86 blowhard blowhard talkative boaster After all Sol's talk about his
big show business connections led nowhere, Sally decided he was just another
blowhard.
87 bludgeon मारना club; heavy-headed weapon His walking stick served him as
a bludgeon on many occasions.
88 bluff धोखा pretense (of strength);
deception; high cliff
Claire thought Lord Byron's
boast that he would swim the Hellespont was just a bluff, she was astounded
when he dove from the high bluff into the waters below.
89 blunder बड़ी भूल error The criminal's fatal blunder led
to his capture.
90 blurt जोर से बोलना utter impulsively Before she could stop him, he
blurted out the news.
91 bode भविष्यव्दाणी foreshadow; portend The gloomy skies and the
sulfurious odors from the mineral springs seemed to bode evil to those who
settled in the area.
92 bogus जाली counterfeit; not authentic The police quickly found the
distributors of the bogus twenty-dollar bills.
93 boisterous उद्दाम violent; rough; noisy The unruly crowd became even
more boisterous when he tried to quiet them.
94 bolster सिलेंडर support; reinforce The debaters amassed file boxes
full of evidence to bolster their arguments.
95 bombast आडंबर pompous, inflated language Filled with bombast, the
orator's speech left the audience more impressed with his pomposity than with
his logic.
96 boon वर blessing; benefit The recent rains that filled our
empty reservoirs were a boon to the whole community.
97 boorish अशिष्ट rude; insensitive Though Mr. Potts constantly
interrupted his wife, she ignored his boorish behavior, for she had lost hope
of teaching him courtesy.
98 bouillon शोरबा clear beef soup The cup of bouillon served by
the stewards was welcomed by those who had been chilled by the cold ocean
breezes.
99 bountiful यथेष्ट generous; showing bounty She distributed gifts in a
bountiful and gracious manner.
100 bourgeois पूंजीपति middle class The French Revolution was
inspired by the bourgeois, who resented the aristocracy.
101 bourgeois पूंजीपति middle class The French Revolution was
inspired by the bourgeois, who resented the aristocracy.
102 bovine मंद cowlike; placid and dull Nothing excites Esther; even
when she won the state lottery, she still preserved her air of bovine calm.
103 bowdlerize bowdlerize expurgate After the film editors had
bowdlerized the language in the script, the motion picture's rating was
changed from "R" to "PG."
104 brackish नुनखरा somewhat saline He found the only wells in the
area were brackish; drinking the water made him nauseous.
105 braggadocio शेख़ीबाज़ boasting He was disliked because his
manner was always full of braggadocio.
106 braggart डींगमार boaster Modest by nature, she was no
braggart, preferring to let her accomplishments speak for themselves.
107 bravado वाहवाही swagger; assumed air of defiance The bravado of the young
criminal disappeared when he was confronted by the victims of his brutal
attack.
108 brawn मांसपेशी muscular strength; sturdiness It takes brawn to become a
champion weight-lifter.
109 brazen तांबे का insolent Her brazen contempt for
authority angered the officials.
110 breach दरार breaking of contract or duty;
fissure; gap
They found a breach in the
enemy's fortifications and penetrated their lines.
111 breadth चौड़ाई width; extent We were impressed by the breadth
of her knowledge.
112 brevity संक्षिप्तता conciseness brevity is essential when you
send a telegram or cablegram; you are charged for every word.
113 brindled चितकबरा tawny or grayish with streaks or
spots
He was disappointed in the
litter because the puppies were brindled; he had hoped for animals of uniform
color.
114 bristling लैस rising like bristles; showing
irritation
The dog stood there, bristling
with anger.
115 brittle नाज़ुक easily broken; difficult My employer's brittle
personality made it difficult for me to get along with her.
116 broach सीख open up He did not even try to broach
the subject of poetry.
117 brocade जरी वस्त्र rich, figured fabric The sofa was covered with
expensive brocade.
118 brochure विवरणिका pamphlet This brochure on farming was
issued by the Department of Agriculture.
119 brooch ब्रोच ornamental clasp She treasured the brooch because
it was an heirloom.
120 brook नाला tolerate; endure The dean would brook no
interference with his disciplinary actions.
121 browbeat धमकाना bully; intimidate Billy resisted Ted's attempts to
browbeat him into handing over his lunch money.
122 brusque अशिष्ट blunt; abrupt She was offended by his brusque
reply.
123 bucolic ग्राम्य rustic; pastoral The meadow was the scene of
bucolic gaiety.
124 buffoonery तमाशा clowning John Candy's buffoonery in Uncle
Buck was hilarious.
125 bugaboo डरावना bugbear; object of baseless
terror
If we become frightened by such
bugaboos, we are no wiser than the birds who fear scarecrows.
126 bullion बुलियन gold and silver in the form of
bars
Much bullion is stored in the
vaults at Fort Knox.
127 bulwark बांध earthwork or other strong
defense; person who defends
The navy is our principal
bulwark against invasion.
128 bungle घपला spoil by clumsy behavior I was afraid you would bungle
his assignment but I had no one else to send.
129 bureaucracy नौकरशाही government by bureaus Many people fear that the
constant introduction of federal agencies will create a government by
bureaucracy.
130 burgeon burgeon grow forth; send out buds In the spring, the plants that
burgeon are a promise of the beauty that is to come.
131 burlesque कारटून give an imitation that ridicules In his caricature, he burlesqued
the mannerisms of his adversary.
132 burly बलवान husky; muscular The burly mover lifted the
packing crate with ease.
133 burnish पालिश make shiny by rubbing; polish The maid burnished the brass
fixtures until they reflected the lamplight.
134 buttress टेक support; prop up Just as architects buttress the
walls of cathedrals with flying buttresses, debates buttress their arguments
with facts.
135 buxom buxom full-bosomed; plump; jolly High fashion models usually are
slender rather than buxom.

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