Plunge

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Plunge

  • (verb) jump or dive quickly and energetically; “Joy stripped her clothes off and plunged into the sea”
  • (verb) fall suddenly and uncontrollably; “the aircraft plunged to the ground”
  • (verb) embark impetuously on a speech or course of action; “he came to a decision, and plunged on before he had time to reconsider it”
  • (verb) suffer a rapid decrease in value; “shares in the company plunged 18p on news that profits had fallen”
  • (verb) (of a ship) pitch; “the ship plunged through the 20-foot seas”
  • (verb) (of a horse) rear violently; “the frightened horse plunged and bolted”
  • (verb) push or thrust quickly; “he plunged his hands into his pockets”
  • (verb) quickly immerse in liquid; “plunge the pears into a bowl of cold water”
  • (verb) suddenly bring into a specified condition or state; “the room was plunged into darkness”
  • (verb) sink (a pot containing a plant) in the ground; “pot up and plunge spring-flowering bulbs”
  • (noun) an act of jumping or diving into water; “a plunge into the deep end of the pool”
  • (noun) a swift and drastic fall in value or amount; “the central bank declared a 76% plunge in its profits”

Phrases:

  • take the plunge — commit oneself to a course of action about which one is nervous;“she wondered whether to enter for the race, but decided to take the plunge”

Plunge (प्लन्ज) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गोता, छलांग, डुबकी, प्रवेश, तैरने का तालाब, कूद, डुबाना, डूबना, प्रवेश करना, गोता लगाना, किसी काम में मग्न हो जाना, झटके से डालना, उछाल आना, ग़ोता लगाना, कूदना

Plunge Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French plungier ‘thrust down’, based on Latin plumbum ‘lead, plummet’.

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

  • More than 250 people took the plunge at Lake Fenton.
  • Political donations plunge to $16.7m – down from average $25ma year.
  • Temperatures to plunge to -5.
  • Big Oil Companies Finished 2018 Strong Despite Plunge in Oil Prices.
  • In Spain, international adoptions plunge while surrogacy grows.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of plunge

  • sound like “put lung in water”

Plunge pronunciation

As Priyanka Gandhi takes political plunge, will elections 2019 become tough for PM Narendra Modi?

Antecedent

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Antecedent English Hindi Meaning

Antecedent Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with pictures

Antecedent [an-tuhseed-nt]

  • (noun) a thing that existed before or logically precedes another;“some antecedents to the African novel might exist in Africa’s oral traditions”
  • (noun) a person’s ancestors or family and social background.Little is known about his birth and antecedents”
  • (adj) preceding in time or order; previous or pre-existing.“antecedent events”
  • (grammar) a word, phrase, or clause that is replaced by a pronoun or other substitute later, or occasionally earlier, in the same or in another, usually subsequent, sentence. In Sachin lost a glove and he can’t find it, Sachin is the antecedent of he and glove is the antecedent of it.

Antecedent (ऐन्टिसीडन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • पूर्वज, पूर्ववर्ती, पूर्व पद, पूर्वपद, पूर्वगामी

Antecedent origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French or from Latin antecedent- ‘going before’, from antecedere, from ante ‘before’ + cedere ‘go’

Antecedent in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • Declaration of criminal antecedents must for candidates: Supreme Court
  • He sometimes behaves abnormally so we have sought help of the Vellore police to find out his antecedent.
  • If the antecedent of a candidate is tainted with doubtful integrity, as in the present case, the same is relevant for eligibility criteria.
  • Varanasi’s unorthodox Holi kavi sammelan (gathering of poets) has no identifiable antecedent.
  • Police, however, later attributed the killing to the criminal antecedent of the boy’s father.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of antecedent

  • Ante(before)+incident, so antecedent means something that happened before or come before.

Antecedent Pronunciation

Antecedent – Jargon of the Day

Antecedent – Jargon of the Day