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.

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