Dwindle

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Dwindle

  • (verb) diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength. “traffic has dwindled to a trickle”

Dwindle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • क्षीण हो जाना, कम हो जाना, कम हो चलना, क्षीण होना, दुर्बल होना, भ्रष्ट हो चलना, महत्त्व खोना, सूखना

Dwindle origin

  • late 16th century: frequentative of Scots and dialect dwine ‘fade away’, from Old English dwīnan, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch dwīnen and Old Norse dvína .

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

  • TV advertisements dwindle as brands tighten purse strings amid …, Prompted by the economic slowdown and low demand from consumers, India Inc has hit the pause button on advertising activities. The Pitch …
  • Butterfly populations dwindle in Pune region, Rampant urbanization in the Pune region has caused a drop in butterfly populations and shifts in their migratory patterns. Vilas Bardekar …
  • Optimism Dwindles as Indian Finance Minister Evasive on Crypto Ban …, The crypto industry in India is still in limbo this week while politicians acknowledge the proposed ban bill but remain evasive. The shift from …
  • Market tanks as stimulus hopes dwindle, Subramanian on Thursday said the Indian economy does not need a fiscal stimulus to tackle the ongoing economic slowdown. Speaking at the …
  • Numbers dwindle as HK airport protest continues, Hong Kong, Aug 10 The number of demonstrators have drastically dwindled as the mass sit-in at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dwindle 

  • if a swindler swindles you then your savings dwindle.
  • sounds like wind+dull�u say wind is dull when it is reduced gradually

Dwindle pronunciation


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

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{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