pragalbha प्रगल्भ

Definition: प्रगल्भ a. 1 Bold, confident. -2 Daring, brave, intrepid, spirited, courageous; Mb.12.318.64; इति प्रगल्भं पुरुषाधिराजो मृगाधिराजस्य वचो निशम्य R.2.41. -3 Bold in speech, eloquent; पुंवत् प्रगल्भा प्रतिहाररक्षी R.6.2. -4 Ready-witted, prompt. -5 Resolute, energetic. -6 Mature (as age); गुरुः प्रगल्भे$पि वयस्यतो$स्यास्तस्थौ निवृत्तान्य वराभिलाषः Ku.1.51. -7 Matured, developed, fullgrown, strong; प्रगल्भवाक् Ku.5.3 (प्रौढवाक्); Māl.9. 29; U.6.35. -8 Skilful; प्रगल्भवनितेव कन्यका प्रणनाम K.12. -9 Audacious, arrogant, officious, proud. -1 Shameless, impudent; मुखार्पणेषु प्रकृतिप्रगल्भाः (सिन्धूः) R.13.9. -11 Illustrious, eminent. -ल्भा 1 A bold woman. -2 A shrew, scolding woman. -3 A bold or mature woman, one of the classes of heroines in poetic composition; she is versed in all kinds of caresses, lofty of demeanour, possessed of no great modesty, of mature age, and ruling her husband; स्मरान्धा गाढतारुण्या समस्तरतकोविदा । भावोन्नता दरव्रीडा प्रगल्भा$$क्रान्त- नायका ॥ S. D.11 and examples quoted ad loc. -4 An epithet of Durgā.


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