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

Oaf

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oaf meaning in hindi

Oaf

  • (noun) a man who is rough or clumsy and unintelligent; “they are just big, clumsy oafs”

Oaf (ओफ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उल्लू, गंवार, मूर्ख, जारज संतान, बेवकूफ़ आदमी, गोबर-गणेश

Oaf origin

  • early 17th century: variant of obsolete auf, from Old Norse álfr ‘elf’. The original meaning was ‘elf’s child, changeling’, later ‘idiot child’ and ‘halfwit’, generalized in the current sense.

Oaf in a sentence

  • Since the oaf never performed very well in school, he became lazy by living for years in his parent’s basement never being able to gain employment.
  • With the oaf’s foolish answer in class, everyone rolled their eyes and ignored any future answers he would say
  • While attempting to rob the bank, the oaf accidentally wrote his name on the slip he gave the bank teller demanding money.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of reverberate

  • Loafer mein chhupa hai oaf

Oaf pronunciation

Ablution

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ABLUTION English Hindi meaning

ABLUTION Vocab meme dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Ablution

  • (noun) an act of washing oneself; “the women performed their ablutions”
  • (noun) a ceremonial act of washing parts of the body or sacred containers.

Ablution (ऐब्लूशन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • स्नान, अभिषेक,  नहाना-धोना

Ablution origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin ablutio(n- ), from abluere, from ab- ‘away’ + luere ‘wash’. The original use was as a term in chemistry and alchemy meaning ‘purification by using liquids’, hence ‘purification of the body by washing’ (mid 16th century).

Ablution in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Broken pipes, taps, seats and doors were repaired and ablution facilities were renovated.
  • Bus bays, cycle tracks, special areas for ablution, mini gardens will also be included in the design.
  • We have a bathroom in there and the sink is there so people can come and do the ablution and they can also pray.
  • People told the council that there was no hot running water in ablution areas.
  • The Upgrade will also include a central water point with drainage, sitting areas for customers and ablution facilities.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of ablution

  • ablution = “a” + “blue” + “lotion” can be used for ablution

Ablution pronunciation

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