Retreat

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Retreat

  • (verb) (of an army) withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat. “the French retreated in disarray”
  • (verb) move back or withdraw. “it becomes so hot that the lizards retreat into the shade”
  • (verb) withdraw to a quiet or secluded place. “after the funeral he retreated to Scotland”
  • (verb) change one’s mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty. “his proposals were clearly unreasonable and he was forced to retreat”
  • (verb) (of shares) decline in value. “the company reported healthy figures but the shares retreated”
  • (verb) move (a piece) back from a forward or threatened position on the board.
  • (noun) an act of moving back or withdrawing. “a speedy retreat”
  • (noun) an act of changing one’s mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty. “the trade unions made a retreat from their earlier position”
  • (noun) a signal for a military force to withdraw.  “the bugle sounded a retreat”
  • (noun) a quiet or secluded place in which one can rest and relax. “their country retreat in Ireland”
  • (noun) a period or place of seclusion for the purposes of prayer and meditation. “the bishop is away on his annual retreat”
  • (noun) a decline in the value of shares. “a gloomy stock market forecast sent share prices into a rapid retreat”

Retreat meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पीछे हटना, चले जाना, आश्रयस्थल, गिराना, एकान्त वास, भागना, वापस होना, कीमत कम होना, वापसी का संकेत, कम होना, चला जाना, निर्णय बदलना, वापसी, आश्रय, निर्जन स्थान, पीछे हटना, शरण, स्थान छोड़ना

Retreat origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French retret (noun), retraiter (verb), from Latin retrahere ‘pull back’ (see retract)

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

  • Fact Check: Bangladesh site uses old image of Pak Army, social …, As the war cry intensifies, Indian soldiers deployed in Kashmir … that India has deployed an additional 20,000 troops to check the retreat of its …
  • Independence Day 2019: Beating Retreat Celebrated At Attari-Wagah …, Attari: Thousands of people converged at the Attari-Wagah joint check post between India and Pakistan on Thursday evening to be a part of the …
  • India equity valuations retreat as hope trade takes a back seat, Indian equities have given up their post-election gains. Dalal Street’s euphoria fizzled out when no big-bang stimulus was announced in the …
  • Taki: A Quiet Retreat on Bengal’s Ichamati River … Hordes of people on both sides of India and Bangladesh come to witness the immersion …
  • Bharti Singh, Aditya Narayan and more spotted at Beating Retreat …, Attari: It’s time for Beating Retreat ceremony at the India-Pakistan border in Wagah, and the vibrant air has an extra dash of anticipation.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Retreat 

  • retreat=suppose if someone asks for re(again) treat….you will avoid him.move back from from him ie withdraw

Retreat pronunciation


Pelt

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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

Debonair

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Debonair

  • (adj) (of a man) confident, stylish, and charming; “all the men looked debonair and handsome in white tie and tails”

Debonair (डेबनेर) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मिलनसार, मेहरबान, विनीत, सुशील, हँसमुख, ख़ुशदिल, ख़ुशमिज़ाज

Debonair Origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘meek or courteous’): from Old French debonaire, from de bon aire ‘of good disposition’.

Debonair in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Shahid Kapoor turns the DEBONAIR mode on in this trippy photoshoot.
  • Aamir looked debonair in a Nehru jacket while his wife Kiran Rao looked stunning in a shimmery golden sari.
  • He’s like some kind of humorless combination of James Bond and Dirk Diggler, both debonair and dirty.
  • On Valentine’s Day, show your date you’re debonair by courting the wines of the world.
  • The beautiful ladies and debonair gentlemen arrived in limousines and walked the red carpet donning their elegant gowns and suits.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of debonair

  • debo = bebo = kareena kapoor .. bebo ka husband debonair hi hoga

Debonair Pronunciation

Abscond

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Abscond English Hindi meaning

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

Abscond [ab-skond]

  • (verb) leave hurriedly and secretly, typically to escape from custody or avoid arrest

Abscond (ऐब्स्कान्ड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • फ़रार होना,भाग जाना

Abscond Origin

  • mid 16th century (in the sense ‘hide, conceal oneself’): from Latin abscondere ‘hide’, from ab- ‘away, from’ + condere ‘stow’

Abscond in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • After conning the victims of huge sums of money, they abscond.
  • Probably that was one of the main reasons he chose to surrender and cooperate with his captors rather than abscond.
  • No one, howsoever mighty he or she maybe, has the right to abscond from the law.
  • In the attempt to abscond from the place he lost control of the vehicle and knocked against two checkpoint barricades one after the other.
  • Real estate tycoon Anil Kumar Sharma today claimed that he was not absconding after being named an accused in the murder of Balika.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of abscond

  • “Ab” – scond (“KAND”) – ‘Ab’ ‘kand’ karoge toh secrectly bhagna padega nahh

Abscond Pronunciation

Dhoom – John’s absconding scene

De rigueur

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De rigueur English Hindi Dictionary

De rigueur Vocab Meme Dictionary English to Hindi translation with picture

De rigueur [duh ri-gur; French duh ree-gœr]

  • (adj) required by etiquette or current fashion

De rigueur (डे रिगुयूर) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कठोरता

De rigueur in a sentence

French pronunciation = de rigueur

Paris Ballet School: Where Excellence Is “De Rigueur” (France 24)