Basic English learning : Vocabulary – Meaning and use of word Quail
Today’s Word Quail –
Noun – This bird actually name of a bird which is shot and eaten.
Example – We had quail for dinner. (It means we have flesh of quail for dinner tonight)
(To learn this word you can easily make an image in your head about a bird called “Bater” in Hindi. Generally, it gets feared seeing any human activity around it. This way makes easy to remember this word easily)
Verb – Quail means getting afraid, feeling fear or pain
- Other politicians quailed before him.
- He quailed at the thought of seeing her again.
- We quailed at the thought of getting lost in the forest.