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1. Cannibal – नरभक्षक
Meaning – a person who eats the flesh of other human beings.
Usage – “cannibal tribes”
Synonyms – man-eater, people-eater; rareanthropophagite, anthropophagist
2. Recluse – वैरागी
Meaning – a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people.
Usage – “she has turned into a virtual recluse”
Synonyms – hermit, ascetic; monk, nun; marabout, santon; rareeremite, anchorite, anchoress, stylite, cenobite
3. Hedonist – सुखवादी
Meaning – a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the most important thing in life; a pleasure-seeker.
Usage – “she was living the life of a committed hedonist”
Synonyms – sybarite, sensualist, voluptuary, pleasure seeker, pleasure lover; libertine, playboy, debauchee, loose-liver; epicure, gastronome, gourmand; bon viveur, bon vivant
4. Souvenir – यादगार
Meaning – a thing that is kept as a reminder of a person, place, or event.
Usage – “the recording provides a souvenir of a great production”
Synonyms – memento, keepsake, reminder, remembrance, token, memorial; testimonial, trophy, relic; memorabilia; archaicmemorandum.
5. Swashbuckler – गर्दनमार
Meaning – a swashbuckling person.
Usage – “he was an explorer and something of a swashbuckler”
6. Highbrow – घमंडी
Meaning – is highly cultured and sophisticated. You can call such a person a highbrow.
7. Itinerant – चलनेवाला
Meaning – travelling from place to place.
Usage – “itinerant traders”
Synonyms – travelling, peripatetic, wandering, wayfaring, roving, roaming, rambling, touring, nomadic, gypsy, migrant, migratory, ambulatory; vagrant, vagabond, homeless, of no fixed address/abode, displaced; footloose, rootless, drifting, floating, unsettled, restless; globetrotting, jet-setting; archaicerrant.
8. Sty – शूकरशाला
Meaning – a pigsty.
Usage – “the place is a real sty, beer and wine bottles all over the place”
9. Cymbal – झांझ
Meaning – a musical instrument consisting of a slightly concave round brass plate which is either struck against another one or struck with a stick to make a ringing or clashing sound.
10. Tannery – चमड़े का कारख़ाना
Meaning – a place where animal hides are tanned; the workshop of a tanner.
11. Resort – आश्रय
Meaning – a place that is frequented for holidays or recreation or for a particular purpose.
Usage – “a seaside resort”
Synonyms – holiday destination, holiday centre, tourist centre, centre, spot, retreat, haunt; spa, watering place; informaltourist trap, honeypot
12. Hutch – हच
Meaning – a box or cage, typically with a wire mesh front, for keeping rabbits or other small domesticated animals.
Usage – “a rabbit hutch”