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kaleidoscope

Short Definition : tube in which patterns made by the reflection in mirrors of colored pieces of glass, etc. produce interesting symmetrical effects; series of changing events; Ex. kaleidoscope of European history; CF.

বহুরূপদর্শন , বৈচিত্র্যদর্শন , যাদু-নল

Definition
(noun) a complex pattern of constantly changing colors and shapes

Definition
(noun) an optical toy in a tube; it produces symmetrical patterns as bits of colored glass are reflected by mirrors

 

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ken

Short Definition : range of knowledge; Ex. beyond one's ken

দৃষ্টির সীমা , আওতা , আমার জানার , জ্ঞানের বাইরে , জানা , চিনতে পারা

Definition
(noun) range of what one can know or understand
Synonyms : cognizance
Example Sentence 
  • beyond my ken

Definition
(noun) the range of vision
Synonyms : sight
 ken reminds us of Kennedy=John F Kennedy. What a great range of knowledge he had!!!
English to Bengali meaning of ken
 

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kernel

Short Definition : central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)

 শাঁস (N), শস্য (N), কেন্দ্রস্থল (N), মর্মস্থল (N), অন্ত: সার (N), অন্তর্বীজ (N)

Definition
(noun) the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
Synonyms : meat
Definition
(noun) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
Synonyms : center , centre , core , essence , gist , heart , heart and soul ,inwardness , marrow , meat , nitty-gritty , nub , pith , substance , sum
English to Bengali meaning of kernel

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killjoy

Short Definition : grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others

Definition
(noun) someone who spoils the pleasure of others
Synonyms : party pooper , spoilsport , wet blanket
 kill+joy....... kill here means spoil .+ others joy means.....to spoil others pleasure...

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kindle

Short Definition : start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse

আগুন ধরা , আগুন লাগানো , আগুন জ্বালানো , অগ্নিবর্ণ করে তোলা , উত্তেজিত করা , উদ্দীপ্ত হওয়া

Definition
(verb) catch fire
Synonyms : inflame
Example Sentence 
  • The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles

Definition
(verb) cause to start burning
Synonyms : conflagrate , enkindle , inflame
Example Sentence 
  • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds

Definition
(verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Synonyms : arouse , elicit , enkindle , evoke , fire , provoke , raise
kindle sounds like CANDLE..which when lighted can cause something to catch fire.
English to Bengali meaning of kindle

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kindred

Short Definition : related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship

সদৃশ (Adj.), স্বজাতীয় (Adj.), সজাতি (Adj.), স্বগোত্র (Adj.), মৈত্রীযুক্ত (Adj.), সম্বন্ধযুক্ত (Adj.), জ্ঞাতিত্ব (N), জ্ঞাতিবর্গ (N)

all of them are 'kind' 'red' indians ..... so they belong to one community / group share kinship

Definition
(noun) group of people related by blood or marriage
Synonyms : clan , kin , kin group , kinship group , tribe

Definition
(adj) similar in quality or character
Synonyms : akin
Definition
(adj) related by blood or marriage
 
English to Bengali meaning of kindred

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kismet

Short Definition : fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.

 কপাল , ভাগ্য , কিসমৎ , আল্লার মর্জি

sounds like kismat..word in hindi..so kismet means kismat...luck...

Definition
(noun) (Islam) the will of Allah
Synonyms : kisma

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kleptomaniac

Short Definition : person who has a compulsive desire to steal

চৌর্যোন্মাদগ্রস্ত ব্যক্তি (N)

 maniac(means a strong desire to do something, a madness)+klepto(means steal)...so having a strong desire to steal...something

Definition
(noun) someone with an irrational urge to steal in the absence of an economic motive
 

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knack

Short Definition : special talent; art

 দক্ষতা (N), নৈপুণ্য (N), পটুতা (N), কুশলতা (N), কুশলীতা (N), কৌসল (N), নিপুণতা (N), চতুরতা (N)

Definition
(noun) a special way of doing something
Synonyms : bent , hang
knack - knock out... u should have a special talent to knock out ur contender

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knave

Short Definition : untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery

 দুর্বৃত্ত (N), জুয়াচোর (N), পাজী লোক (N), প্রতারক (N),জাসু (N), ডেকরা (N), ফক্কড় (N), ছেঁচড়া (N), গোলাম (N), খর্পর (N), তাসের গোলাম (N), টেটন (N)

k+nave..naive(means trustworthy, innocent)....knave is just the opposite of naive

Definition
(noun) a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel

Synonyms : rapscallion , rascal , rogue , scalawag , scallywag , varlet

Definition
(noun) one of four face cards in a deck bearing a picture of a young prince
Synonyms : jack
 
English to Bengali meaning of knave

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kneel

Short Definition : go down on one's knee(s)

English to Bengali meaning of kneel

Definition
(noun) supporting yourself on your knees

Synonyms : kneeling

Definition
(verb) rest one's weight on one's knees
Example Sentence 
  • In church you have to kneel during parts of the service
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knell

Short Definition : tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.

ঘণ্টাধ্বনি (N), ধ্বনিত হত্তয়া (V), বাজা (V), ঘণ্টাধ্বনি হত্তয়া (V)

Knell the Bell to indicate Hell.

 

Definition
(noun) the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something


Definition
(verb) ring as in announcing death


Definition
(verb) make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification

Synonyms : ringEnglish to Bengali meaning of knell

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knoll

Short Definition : little round hill; hillock

ঘণ্টাধ্বনি দ্বারা আহ্বান করা , আহ্বান জানানো

knoll: kno(know)+ll(all).so if u know everything u will feel as u r top, ur on a hill

Definition
(noun) a small natural hill
Synonyms : hammock , hillock , hummock , mound
English to Bengali meaning of knoll

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kudos

Short Definition : honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement

সম্মান (N), যশ (N), খ্যাতি (N), শ্রদ্ধা (N), মর্যাদা (N), 

 KUDO(to jump in Hindi). one JUMPS with joy on recieving an HONOUR

Definition
(noun) an expression of approval and commendation
Synonyms : congratulations , extolment , praise
English to Bengali meaning of kudos