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

Parry

Parry meaning in Hindi

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

Parry

  • (verb) ward off (a weapon or attack) with a countermove; “Jack Sparrow parried the blow by holding his sword vertically”
  • (verb) answer (a question or accusation) evasively; “I parried her constant questions about my job-hunting activities”
  • (noun) an act or instance of parrying, as in fencing; “the swords clashed in a parry”

Parry meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बचाव, हिफ़ाज़त, टाल-मटोल, टलना, बचना, रोकना, टाल जाना, वार बचाना

Parry Origin

  • late 17th century: probably representing French parez! ‘ward off!’, imperative of parer, from Italian parare ‘ward off’.

Parry in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • She put on her sunglasses to parry his probing eyes.
  • The boxer put up his fists to parry his opponent’s punch.
  • Each time Riley lunged with his sword, Arthur would parry the blow by blocking it with his own blade.
  • Before Mary walked away, she tried to parry Ann’s insult with one of her own.
  • Alex attempted to parry his wife’s attack by covering his face with his hands.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of parry

  • parry the blow…  remember this Jack sparrow image

Parry Pronunciation