Beset

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Beset

  • (verb) (of a problem or difficulty) trouble (someone or something) persistently. “the social problems that beset the UK”
  • (verb) surround and harass. “I was beset by clouds of flies”
  • (verb) hem in. “the ship was beset by ice and finally sank”
  • (verb) be covered or studded with. “springy grass all beset with tiny jewel-like flowers”

Beset meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • घेर लेना

Beset origin

  • Old English besettan, from be- ‘about’ + settan (see set1).

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

  • Act on Hirakud Dam to avoid disaster: Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari, While its expected life span was 100 years, it has been beset by heavy erosion in the catchment area that has led to the dam silting up …
  • Policymakers may have to focus on rewards & incentives to scale up …, These are only some ills that have beset Indian agriculture. … member of The Economic Times India Leadership Council, ETILC’s core group …
  • Paradigm Shift: What Arbitration and Conciliation Amendment Bill …, A causal nexus has resulted in Indian parties favouring international …. Institutional arbitration in India has been beset by a number of factors …
  • ‘Public art holds cities together,’ Delhi artist shares thoughts, Delhi-based artist Neeraj Gupta is all set to represent India at the … In moments of the crises that beset great cities, it is these elements that …
  • The history of the memsahib, The life and times of English women in colonial India come alive in Katie … They were shipwrecked, attacked by pirates and beset by violent …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Beset 

  • beset. bees+attack. imagine bees attack on u from all directions.
  • beset sounds like be set(ready) to face attack from all directions

Beset pronunciation


Pelt

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Pelt

  • (verb) hurl missiles repeatedly at; “two boys pelted him with rotten apples”
  • (verb) hurl (something) at someone or something; “she spotted four boys pelting stones at ducks”
  • (of rain, hail, or snow) fall quickly and very heavily; “the rain was pelting down”
  • (informal) run somewhere very quickly; “I pelted across the road”
  • (Phrases) full pelt — as fast as possible; “I ran downstairs at full pelt”
  • (noun) the skin of an animal with the fur, wool, or hair still on it; “traders brought reindeer pelts”
  • (Phrases) in one’s pelt — naked.“they came across Henn, standing in his pelt by the river”

Pelt (पेलत / पलट / पेल्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • झपटना, झोंकना, डालना, पीटना, फेंकना, मारना, फेंक कर मारना, ताबड़तोड़ भागना, मूसलाधार होना, तेज़ी से आगे बढ़ना, खाल, चमड़ा, चोट, मार, कच्चा चमड़ा, ताबड़तोड़ भागना, मूसलाधार होना, कूड़ा-कर्कट, फेंकने का कार्य

Pelt origin

  • Middle English: either from obsolete pellet ‘skin’, from an Old French diminutive of pel ‘skin’, from Latin pellis ‘skin’, or a back-formation from peltry.

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

  • Miscreants pelt stones on new Train 18 during trial run.
  • Hailstorm, rain pelt down on rabi crops.
  • New Zealand canoe hire shop housed Tassie tiger pelt worth $250000.
  • Storms pelt Shaver Lake with snow and rain mix.
  • An animal’s pelt can be affected by a number of environmental factors.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pelt

  • pelt – pelt stones

Pelt pronunciation