(noun) an oath or swear word. “he was greeted by a stream of expletives”
(noun) a word or phrase used to fill out a sentence or a line of verse without adding to the sense.
(adj) (of a word or phrase) serving to fill out a sentence or line of verse.
Expletive meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
अपशब्द, निरर्थक चिल्लाहट
late Middle English (as an adjective): from late Latin expletivus, from explere‘fill out’, from ex- ‘out’ + plere ‘fill’. The noun sense ‘word used merely to fill out a sentence’ (early 17th century) was applied specifically to a swear word in the early 19th century.
Expletive in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
‘Drunk’ Irish woman, who went on expletive-laden rant at Air India crew, found dead in London home; Sussex Police rules out foul play.
Name change applicants add Rs 5 crore to Maharashtra’s kitty in a year, Sick of being ridiculed over his name, whose first half contained a Hindi expletive, the teen made a determined trek to Gupta’s 10-year-old ….
Anti-Johnson London protesters converge on Westminster, Protesters chanting expletive laden slogans eventually converged on Downing Street, which was temporarily placed under lockdown …
Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra rejects plagiarism allegations, says …, “I found seven signs relevant to India and spoke at length about each of … Longman also used an expletive for the right-wing, and said that “it’s …
Russia’s President Opposes Duma Call for Georgia Sanctions,… crude on-air verbal attack by a Georgian TV personality who on Sunday evening lambasted the Russian president in an expletive-filled rant.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Expletive
Your parents will surely utter ‘Expletive’ words if you are ‘Expelled’ from the exam.
sounds like explosive…people use explosive words (ie) bad meaning when they get angry
Censor Board wants expletives in 'Udta Punjab' edited out
late Middle English (in the sense ‘deject, humiliate’): from Latin afflictare ‘knock about, harass’, or from afflict- ‘knocked down, weakened’: both from the verb affligere, from ad- ‘to’ + fligere ‘to strike, dash’.
Afflict in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Billing Problems Continue to Afflict Customers of UK ISP Plusnet
Not just a Japanese disease: Mizuho’s woes afflict the world
Earlier, it was perceived that chronic ailments like diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease and cancer afflict the affluent class of older …
Forced evictions, discrimination continue to afflict Bulgaria’s Roma …
Life in a Kenyan rubbish dump: Illness, poverty afflict community
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Afflict
sounds like infection, which causes a state of distress, irritation and suffering
it can be a combination of two words..affection and conflict….so when there is a conflict in affection its a cause of great distress and suffering.
Why does God Afflict Us? – Ashton Oxenden (Christian devotional)
Torment Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary
(noun) severe physical or mental suffering “their deaths have left both families in torment”
(noun) a cause of severe suffering “the journey must have been a torment for them”
(verb) cause to experience severe mental or physical suffering “he was tormented by jealousy”
(verb) annoy or provoke in an unkind way “every day I have kids tormenting me because they know I live alone”
Torment meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
यातना, कष्ट, तड़पाना, सताना, कष्ट पहुंचाना
Middle English (as both noun and verb referring to the infliction or suffering of torture): Old French torment (noun), tormenter (verb), from Latin tormentum ‘instrument of torture’, from torquere ‘to twist’.
Torment in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)
After undergoing the torment, I was released and immediately came back to Coimbatore.
To find peace from all the bad dreams that torment him, He sets off for a journey to the plains of silence.
Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson is at full throttle and ready to torment England’s batsmen again in the Ashes series.
They torment their wives for merely voicing their opinions.
With prices rising higher, onions are back to torment the government.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of torment
torment – torrent per agar mujhe meri movie na mile to i feel tortured (torment)