Tumble

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Tumble

  • (verb) fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong. “she pitched forward, tumbling down the remaining stairs”
  • (verb) move or rush in a headlong or uncontrolled way. “police and dogs tumbled from the vehicle”
  • (verb) fall rapidly in amount or value. “property prices tumbled”
  • (verb) rumple; disarrange. “he slept fitfully for the third night in a row, tumbling the covers about him as he tried to get comfortable”
  • (verb) perform acrobatic feats, typically handsprings and somersaults in the air
  • (noun) dry (washing) in a tumble dryer. “the machine gentle tumbles the clothes in cool air for ten minutes”
  • (noun) understand the meaning or hidden implication of (a situation). “she’ll ring again as soon as she tumbles to what she’s done”
  • (noun) have sexual intercourse with. “he was tumbling a strange woman”
  • (noun) clean (castings, gemstones, etc.) in a tumbling barrel.
  • (noun) a sudden or headlong fall. “I took a tumble in the nettles”
  • (noun) a rapid fall in amount or value. “a tumble in share prices”
  • (noun) an untidy or confused arrangement or state. “her hair was a tumble of untamed curls”
  • (noun) a handspring, somersault in the air, or other acrobatic feat.
  • (noun) an act of sexual intercourse.
  • (noun) a friendly sign of recognition, acknowledgement, or interest. “not a soul gave him a tumble”

Tumble meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बार बार लुढकना, समझ में आना, भाव गिरना, गिरावट, यहाँ वहाँ, अचानक गिरना, कलाबाजी खाना, कलैया मारना, अस्त व्यस्त की स्थिति, गिर जाना, गिर पड़ना, मूल्य गिरना, गिरना

Tumble origin

  • Middle English (as a verb, also in the sense ‘dance with contortions’): from Middle Low German tummelen ; compare with Old English tumbian ‘to dance’. The sense was probably influenced by Old French tomber ‘to fall’. The noun, first in the sense ‘tangled mass’, dates from the mid 17th century.

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

  • Xiaomi plans $1.5 bn buyback to arrest stock tumble, shares rise 7%, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp announced a HK$12 billion ($1.53 billion) share buyback plan on Tuesday, in a reversal of its …
  • Indian state bank shares tumble on megamerger plan, Shares in major Indian state banks tumbled on Tuesday as investors got their first chance to react to a government plan to consolidate the …
  • Indian markets tumble 1% on weakening yuan, trade war, Mumbai: Indian benchmark indices shed more than 1% on Monday as adverse local and global factors—including the scrapping of the special …
  • Bank mergers fail to cheer Sensex, rupee as both tumble in early trade … It is to be noted that this is the first day of markets in India after the …
  • Live Cricket Score – West Indies vs India, Day 4, 2nd Test, Jamaica, India made a rollicking start to their Test championship campaign, bulldozing West Indies across the two-Test series and … West Indies tumble!

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Tumble

  • tumble sounds like temple and lord Ram’s temple was destroyed in Ayodhya, so tumble means fall
  • a humble man tumbled down the stairs at the party

Tumble pronunciation


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


Slump

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Slump

  • (verb) sit, lean, or fall heavily and limply. “she slumped against the cushions”
  • (verb) undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount. “land prices slumped”
  • (verb) fail or decline substantially. “United slumped to another one–nil defeat”
  • (noun) a sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something. “a slump in profits”
  • (noun) a prolonged period of abnormally low economic activity, typically bringing widespread unemployment. “he had survived two world wars and a slump”
  • (noun) a period of substantial failure or decline. “Arsenal’s recent slump”

Slump meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कीमतों में कमी आना, मंदी, गिर पड़ना, गिरावट, भारी गिरावट आना, अवपात, धप् से गिर जाना, अकस्मात पतन, अधिक संख्या, अनेकता, गिर पड़ना, ढेर लगाना, दलदला, फेंकना, मंदी, संमिलित करना, संयुक्त करना

Slump origin

  • late 17th century (in the sense ‘fall into a bog’): probably imitative and related to Norwegian slumpe ‘to fall’.

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

  • Indian developers slump on bankruptcy and tax woes; HDIL, Oberoi …, The share slump highlights India’s intensifying demand slowdown. A series of economic shocks in the past three years, from the unexpected …
  • Top India Developer Slumps on Report of Supreme Court Probe, (Bloomberg) — Shares of DLF Ltd. plunged the most in almost three years after a newspaper reported that India’s top court is looking into …
  • Auto slump to hit investors, Indian economy; Here’s what government …, A vibrant auto sector is key to India’s economic growth. The current prolonged slump amidst the weakening demand has brought the industry to …
  • Gold prices today edge lower but silver rates slump, Tracking gold, silver prices also softened in Indian markets with September silver contracts on MCX slumping 1.2% to ₹43,302 per kg. Globally …
  • Amidst an economic slump, IKEA and Miniso have missed their India …, Two international retail brands that debuted in India with much fanfare over the past couple of years have missed their growth targets in the …

Slump pronunciation


Peter

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Peter 

  • (verb) decrease or fade gradually before coming to an end. “the storm had petered out”

Peter meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • क्षीण होना, फीका करना

Peter origin

  • early 19th century: of unknown origin.

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

  • ICC World Cup 2019: India equal unwanted world record with loss …, The Indian cricket team’s unbeaten run in the ICC World Cup 2019 … Title contenders India weren’t up to the task as their chase petered out on …
  • Know your candidate: DMK announces nominees for Rajya Sabha …, After the DMK’s rival and ruling party All India Anna Dravida … ensured I missed some of them!) but it petered out in an anti-climax,” he tweeted.
  • A World Cup lost and found, India had lost each of its three matches: England bowled out India for 63; New … On home turf, India’s campaign petered out with a whimper.
  • View: Doubts over India’s GDP numbers may continue for sometime, Until that is done, doubts about India’s GDP numbers will continue. … recovery post-demonetisation having petered out — the focus had, in any …
  • A ‘pride’ that roared on the streets of Kolkata yet again, By the time darkness descended, they had accomplished India’s first … emails even as planned participation from other cities petered out.

Peter 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