Dwindle

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Dwindle

  • (verb) diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength. “traffic has dwindled to a trickle”

Dwindle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • क्षीण हो जाना, कम हो जाना, कम हो चलना, क्षीण होना, दुर्बल होना, भ्रष्ट हो चलना, महत्त्व खोना, सूखना

Dwindle origin

  • late 16th century: frequentative of Scots and dialect dwine ‘fade away’, from Old English dwīnan, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch dwīnen and Old Norse dvína .

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

  • TV advertisements dwindle as brands tighten purse strings amid …, Prompted by the economic slowdown and low demand from consumers, India Inc has hit the pause button on advertising activities. The Pitch …
  • Butterfly populations dwindle in Pune region, Rampant urbanization in the Pune region has caused a drop in butterfly populations and shifts in their migratory patterns. Vilas Bardekar …
  • Optimism Dwindles as Indian Finance Minister Evasive on Crypto Ban …, The crypto industry in India is still in limbo this week while politicians acknowledge the proposed ban bill but remain evasive. The shift from …
  • Market tanks as stimulus hopes dwindle, Subramanian on Thursday said the Indian economy does not need a fiscal stimulus to tackle the ongoing economic slowdown. Speaking at the …
  • Numbers dwindle as HK airport protest continues, Hong Kong, Aug 10 The number of demonstrators have drastically dwindled as the mass sit-in at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dwindle 

  • if a swindler swindles you then your savings dwindle.
  • sounds like wind+dull�u say wind is dull when it is reduced gradually

Dwindle pronunciation


Languish

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Languish

  • (verb) (of a person, animal, or plant) lose or lack vitality; grow weak. “plants may appear to be languishing simply because they are dormant”
  • (verb) fail to make progress or be successful. “Kelso languish near the bottom of the Scottish First Division”
  • (verb) pine with love or grief. “she still languished after Richard”
  • (verb) assume a sentimentally tender or melancholy expression or tone. “when a visitor comes in, she smiles and languishes”
  • (verb) be forced to remain in an unpleasant place or situation. “he has been languishing in jail since 1974”

Languish meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दिन काटना, कम होना, गिराना, क्षीण होना, दुर्बल होना, मंद होना, मुरझाना, शिथिल होना

Languish origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘become faint, feeble, or ill’): from Old French languiss-, lengthened stem of languir ‘languish’, from a variant of Latin languere, related to laxus ‘loose, lax’.

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

  • Persons with disabilities languish waiting for assistance in India, India in recent years has made strides to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities, passing in 2016 a game-changing bill which instituted …
  • Language courses languish at varsity, Even MNCs in India prefer certificates from universities. All courses, from the basic four-month certificate course to the advanced diploma …
  • India Squad for West Indies Tour 2019: Plight of the backbenchers …. be under-selling them, as they could languish and get disillusioned.
  • India’s hydro power development – Need for action beyond recent …, The state of hydro power in India has not been encouraging due to all …. balancing power, hydro power development continues to languish.
  • ‘Cut-money’ not confined to Bengal, it is a pan-Indian reality, Welfare schemes will languish. The wheels of India’s development are running on the cut money system. This is Mr. Modi’s golden opportunity …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Languish 

  • sounds like EXTINGUISH-wen a person losing strength aur virality or become exhausted then we say that he is extinghuishing
  • you languish when you are in anguish.

Languish pronunciation


Peter

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Peter 

  • (verb) decrease or fade gradually before coming to an end. “the storm had petered out”

Peter meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • क्षीण होना, फीका करना

Peter origin

  • early 19th century: of unknown origin.

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

  • ICC World Cup 2019: India equal unwanted world record with loss …, The Indian cricket team’s unbeaten run in the ICC World Cup 2019 … Title contenders India weren’t up to the task as their chase petered out on …
  • Know your candidate: DMK announces nominees for Rajya Sabha …, After the DMK’s rival and ruling party All India Anna Dravida … ensured I missed some of them!) but it petered out in an anti-climax,” he tweeted.
  • A World Cup lost and found, India had lost each of its three matches: England bowled out India for 63; New … On home turf, India’s campaign petered out with a whimper.
  • View: Doubts over India’s GDP numbers may continue for sometime, Until that is done, doubts about India’s GDP numbers will continue. … recovery post-demonetisation having petered out — the focus had, in any …
  • A ‘pride’ that roared on the streets of Kolkata yet again, By the time darkness descended, they had accomplished India’s first … emails even as planned participation from other cities petered out.

Peter pronunciation


Wane

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Wane

  • (verb) (of a state or feeling) decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker; “confidence in the dollar waned”
  • (verb) (of the moon) have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size; “the moon is waning”
  • (Phrase) on the wane — becoming weaker or less extensive; “the epidemic was on the wane”
  • (noun) the amount by which a plank or log is bevelled or falls short of a squared shape; “I cut the log into slabs without removing the outside wane”

Wane (वेन / वैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उतरना, घटना, ढलना, कम होना, क्षीण होना, अधोगति, अवनति, कमी, क्षय, घटाव, पतन, ह्रास, चंद घटना

Wane Origin

  • Old English wanian ‘lessen’, of Germanic origin; related to Latin vanus ‘vain’.

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

  • Manufacturing activity picks up but optimism continues to wane.
  • US Report Says Anti-Americanism On the Wane in Greece.
  • India’s craze for gold on the wane as yellow metal gets dearer.
  • Atheism may be on the wane in Britain.
  • Davos: Citigroup CEO admits London focus will wane after Brexit.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of wane

  • wane === opposite of gain

Wane pronunciation

Gaffe

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Gaffe meaning in Hindi

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

Gaffe

  • (noun) an unintentional act or remark causing embarrassment to its originator; a blunder; “I made some real gaffes at work”

Gaffe (गैफ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • चूक, भूल, ग़लती, भारी भूल

Gaffe Origin

  • early 20th century: from French, literally ‘boathook’ used colloquially to mean ‘blunder’.

Gaffe in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • “Saying the wrong thing” is the most straightforward definition of a political gaffe, too.
  • ‘Slip Of Tongue,’ Says Sports Minister Vijay Goel On Gold Medal Gaffe.
  • Digvijaya’s gaffe invited immediate reactions on social media.
  • Gaffe: Diggi talks of ‘India-occupied Kashmir’.
  • His latest media gaffe has not come at the expense of himself for a change, but for his brother Sohail.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gaffe

  • goofy gaffe bhaut karta hai

Gaffe Pronunciation