Retort

Retort

  • (verb) say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner; “‘No need to be rude,’ retorted Isabel”
  • (noun) a sharp, angry, or witty reply; “she opened her mouth to make a suitably cutting retort”
  • (noun) a container or furnace for carrying out a chemical process on a large or industrial scale; “a laboratory full of bubbling retorts and crackling electrical equipment”

Retort meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • मुंहतोड़ जवाब,  कड़ा उत्तर देना

Retort Origin

  • late 15th century (in the sense ‘hurl back an accusation or insult’): from Latin retort- ‘twisted back, cast back’, from the verb retorquere, from re- ‘in return’ + torquere ‘to twist’.

Retort in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu editorial newspaper)

  • Nani’s Retort to a crazy fan is going viral.
  • Asked an emotional Mamata Banerjee in her retort to a BJP leader’s comments in which he called the West Bengal chief minister a ‘hijra’.
  • People of Kashmir retort, is the Supreme Court oblivious of the fact that Kashmir was peaceful from October 2016 to April 2017!
  • Some males bring nesting material, while others weave thin threads into retort-shaped structures.
  • In retort, Sooraj said he was a member of the mess and had every right to be there, and allegedly added that he would eat beef inside the mess.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retort

  • resort mein retort mat karna… bhaga denge

Retort Pronunciation

Parry

Parry meaning in Hindi

Parry Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Parry

  • (verb) ward off (a weapon or attack) with a countermove; “Jack Sparrow parried the blow by holding his sword vertically”
  • (verb) answer (a question or accusation) evasively; “I parried her constant questions about my job-hunting activities”
  • (noun) an act or instance of parrying, as in fencing; “the swords clashed in a parry”

Parry meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बचाव, हिफ़ाज़त, टाल-मटोल, टलना, बचना, रोकना, टाल जाना, वार बचाना

Parry Origin

  • late 17th century: probably representing French parez! ‘ward off!’, imperative of parer, from Italian parare ‘ward off’.

Parry in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • She put on her sunglasses to parry his probing eyes.
  • The boxer put up his fists to parry his opponent’s punch.
  • Each time Riley lunged with his sword, Arthur would parry the blow by blocking it with his own blade.
  • Before Mary walked away, she tried to parry Ann’s insult with one of her own.
  • Alex attempted to parry his wife’s attack by covering his face with his hands.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of parry

  • parry the blow…  remember this Jack sparrow image

Parry Pronunciation

Gainsay

Gainsay English Hindi meaning

Gainsay Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Gainsay

  • (verb) deny or contradict (a fact or statement) “it was difficult to gainsay his claim”

  • (verb) speak against or oppose (someone) “none could gainsay her”

Gainsay meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • विरोध करना, चुनौती देना, खण्डन करना, प्रतिवाद करना, अस्वीकार करना

Gainsay Origin

  • Middle English: from obsolete gain- ‘against’ + say.

Gainsay in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • “There is no gainsay from such statements,” Mr. Diwan pointed out.
  • “There is then no gainsay in the fact that transgenders enjoy basic human rights including protection from violence and discrimination.
  • He was a perfectionist, but he will gainsay it for that’s what invariably makes him a perfectionist.
  • If these demanding practices help Muslims find peace and God, no one has a right to gainsay them.
  • But he also makes points that officials struggle to gainsay.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gainsay

  • gainsay = gain weight??  say it… don’t deny… don’t gainsay

Gainsay pronunciation

Confound

Confound English Hindi meaning

Confound Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with pictures

Confound [kon-found]

  • (verb) cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations.“the inflation figure confounded economic analysts”
  • (verb) mix up (something) with something else.“he was forever confounding managerialism with idealism”
  • (verb) to contradict or refute; to confound their arguments.
  • (verb) prove (a theory or expectation) wrong; “the rise in prices confounded expectations”

Confound meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • उलझाना, गड़बड़ करना, उलझन में डालना, हरा देना

Confound Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French confondre, from Latin confundere ‘pour together, mix up’

Confound in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of confound

  • confound = confusion found

Confound Pronunciation

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