Plunge

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

Pelt

Pelt

  • (verb) hurl missiles repeatedly at; “two boys pelted him with rotten apples”
  • (verb) hurl (something) at someone or something; “she spotted four boys pelting stones at ducks”
  • (of rain, hail, or snow) fall quickly and very heavily; “the rain was pelting down”
  • (informal) run somewhere very quickly; “I pelted across the road”
  • (Phrases) full pelt — as fast as possible; “I ran downstairs at full pelt”
  • (noun) the skin of an animal with the fur, wool, or hair still on it; “traders brought reindeer pelts”
  • (Phrases) in one’s pelt — naked.“they came across Henn, standing in his pelt by the river”

Pelt (पेलत / पलट / पेल्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • झपटना, झोंकना, डालना, पीटना, फेंकना, मारना, फेंक कर मारना, ताबड़तोड़ भागना, मूसलाधार होना, तेज़ी से आगे बढ़ना, खाल, चमड़ा, चोट, मार, कच्चा चमड़ा, ताबड़तोड़ भागना, मूसलाधार होना, कूड़ा-कर्कट, फेंकने का कार्य

Pelt origin

  • Middle English: either from obsolete pellet ‘skin’, from an Old French diminutive of pel ‘skin’, from Latin pellis ‘skin’, or a back-formation from peltry.

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

  • Miscreants pelt stones on new Train 18 during trial run.
  • Hailstorm, rain pelt down on rabi crops.
  • New Zealand canoe hire shop housed Tassie tiger pelt worth $250000.
  • Storms pelt Shaver Lake with snow and rain mix.
  • An animal’s pelt can be affected by a number of environmental factors.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pelt

  • pelt – pelt stones

Pelt pronunciation