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

Relinquish

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relinquish meaning in HindiRelinquish

  • (verb) voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up; “he offered to relinquish his post as acting President”

Relinquish (रिलिंगक्विश) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • छोड़ना, त्यागना, त्याग देना, छोड़ देना, अलग करना, अलग कर देना. हाथ उठा लेना

Relinquish Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French relinquiss-, lengthened stem of relinquir, from Latin relinquere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + linquere ‘to leave’.

Relinquish in a sentence (word usage from recent newspaper)

  • MSK Prasad backs Dhoni’s decision to relinquish captaincy.
  • Train derailments: Prabhu asks officers to act or relinquish.
  • Ratan Tata to relinquish post of chairperson of Tata Trust next year.
  • Anthony J. Reardon will relinquish his current operational duties but continue as executive chairman of ducommun.
  • When contacted, Roy said for a fair probe, there is a need on the part of the Home Minister to relinquish his post.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of relinquish

  • relinquish = release your wish

Relinquish Pronunciation

Abjure

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ABJURE English Hindi meaning

ABJURE Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Abjure

  • (verb) formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; “She abjured her beliefs”

Abjure (ऐब्जुर) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • संत्याग करना, अस्वीकार करना, औपचारिक रूप से त्याग करना, शपथपूर्वक त्याग करना, त्यागना

Abjure Origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin abjurare, from ab- ‘away’ + jurare ‘swear’.

Abjure in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Shanmuganathan asks outfits to abjure path of violence.
  • One will not become patriotic by shouting slogans; one has to abjure the sentiment of enmity, violence, vigilantism and vengeance.
  • PM Narendra Modi asks Naxals to abjure violence.
  • There will be no talks unless they abjure violence.
  • This in itself will ensure officers abjure errant behaviour.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of abjure

  • Salmaan khan saying “ab” “jury” ke saamne kasam khata hun kabhi drink and drive nahi karunga.

Abjure pronunciation

Sholay – Gabbar Singh’s before abjuring violence

 

 

Vestige

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vestige English Hindi meaning

Vestige Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture Dictionary

Vestige

  • (noun) a trace or remnant of something that is disappearing or no longer exists; “the last vestiges of colonialism”

  • (noun) the smallest amount; “she showed no vestige of emotion”

  • (Biology) a part or organ of an organism which has become reduced or functionless in the course of evolution.

Vestige (वेस्टिज) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • चिह्न, निशान, पता, शेष, अवशेष

Vestige Origin

  • late Middle English: from French, from Latin vestigium ‘footprint’.

Vestige in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • General Jacob was the last vestige of a dying Jewish community in India.
  • The wall is revered as a vestige of Judaism’s two ancient temples and access to it is segregated by gender.
  • Clarke is the last vestige of Ponting’s once-in-a-lifetime squad and with his retirement my enthusiasm for the game has diminished sharply.
  • The only vestige of humanity and Indianness came from Akhlaq’s son, an Indian Air Force employee, who spoke about the incident.
  • Nahoum’s, the city’s last surviving Jewish bakery, remains a vestige of that dwindling heritage.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of word vestige

  • vestige -> in + (vestigate) = link it to remains/traces

Vestige Pronunciation

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Abdicate

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Abdicate English Hindi meaning

Abdicate Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Abdicate [ab-di-keyt]

  • (verb) to renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility, or the like, especially in a formal manner; “in 1918 Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated as German emperor”
  • (verb) fail to fulfil or undertake (a responsibility or duty); “the government was accused of abdicating its responsibility”

Abdicate (ऐब्डकेट / ऐब्डकैट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • त्यागना, त्याग करना, पद त्याग करना, छोड़ देना, गद्दी छोड़ देना

Abdicate Origin

  • mid 16th century: from Latin abdicat- ‘renounced’, from the verb abdicare, from ab- ‘away, from’ + dicare ‘declare’.

Abdicate in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • Working after office hours is a unique prerogative of the Indian male who is socialised to abdicate from housework and child-rearing duties.
  • A state cannot abdicate its responsibility in the guise of PPP, said Congress state president Sachin Pilot.
  • Then should the State abdicate its constitutional duty of providing free and compulsory education to children.
  • He wanted Tamil Nadu to abdicate the present power purchase policy totally and review all the agreements signed so far.
  • The present debate shows the state wants to abdicate its responsibility and hand over education to private interests.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of abdicate

  • ab + dictator = ab dictator (ruler) nai hi apna pad chhod diya

Abdicate pronunciation

Headlines at 8:30: Spain’s King Juan Carlos to abdicate throne