Curtail

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Curtail

  • (verb) reduce in extent or quantity; impose a restriction on. “civil liberties were further curtailed”
  • (verb) deprive someone of (something). “I that am curtailed of this fair proportion”

Curtail meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • काटना, घटाना, छांटना, कम करना, छोटा करना, संक्षिप्त करना

Curtail origin

  • late 15th century: from obsolete curtal ‘horse with a docked tail’, from French courtault, from court‘short’, from Latin curtus . The change in the ending was due to association with tail1 and perhaps also with French tailler ‘to cut’.

Curtail in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Opinion | India’s Election Commission should not Curtail free speech, Elections are a celebration of democracy, and democracy, in large part, is about free speech and expression. Put the two propositions about ..
  • You cannot Curtail natural instincts of a player like Rishabh, says …, Talking about Pant first, Amre said the young keeper-batsman took the disappointment of not making India’s World Cup squad on the chin.
  • Oil’s not well for India | Petroleum, Starting May 2, India will no longer be able to import crude oil from Iran, … The US sanctions are intended to build pressure on Iran to Curtail its …
  • Kolkata to have Curtail Ramzan bazaar for polls, KOLKATA: The 100-year-old Ramzan and Eid Bazaar around the iconic Nakhoda Mosque on Zakaria Street, which attracts thousands across ..
  • IndiGo to Curtail 30 daily flights in February, The country’s largest airline IndiGo Wednesday announced Curtail around 30 flights daily for the rest of February as it looks to stabilise …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Curtail

  • if you put CURTains to yur door or windows it will REDUCE the width of the door or window
  • we use curtains to RESTRICT others seeing us (say while changing our clothes :D)…!!!

Curtail pronunciation


Wane

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Wane

  • (verb) (of a state or feeling) decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker; “confidence in the dollar waned”
  • (verb) (of the moon) have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size; “the moon is waning”
  • (Phrase) on the wane — becoming weaker or less extensive; “the epidemic was on the wane”
  • (noun) the amount by which a plank or log is bevelled or falls short of a squared shape; “I cut the log into slabs without removing the outside wane”

Wane (वेन / वैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उतरना, घटना, ढलना, कम होना, क्षीण होना, अधोगति, अवनति, कमी, क्षय, घटाव, पतन, ह्रास, चंद घटना

Wane Origin

  • Old English wanian ‘lessen’, of Germanic origin; related to Latin vanus ‘vain’.

Wane in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Manufacturing activity picks up but optimism continues to wane.
  • US Report Says Anti-Americanism On the Wane in Greece.
  • India’s craze for gold on the wane as yellow metal gets dearer.
  • Atheism may be on the wane in Britain.
  • Davos: Citigroup CEO admits London focus will wane after Brexit.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of wane

  • wane === opposite of gain

Wane pronunciation

Abate

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Abate Vocabulary Word

Abate Vocab Meme +1 Vocabulary Word to your Word List

{gspeech} Abate {/gspeech}       [uh-beyt] (verb)

  • become less in amount or intensity
  • make less active or intense

Abate Word Usage:

  • Wait for the rain to abate
  • to abate a tax
  • to abate one’s enthusiasm

Abate in recent news:

Mexico scours for dozens missing amid floods as storms abate Fears of massive flood death toll abate in Colorado