Thwart

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Thwart

  • (verb) prevent (someone) from accomplishing something. “he never did anything to thwart his father”
  • (verb) oppose (a plan, attempt, or ambition) successfully. “the government had been able to thwart all attempts by opposition leaders to form new parties”
  • (noun) a structural crosspiece forming a seat for a rower in a boat.

Thwart meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • रोकना

Thwart origin

  • Middle English thwerte, from the adjective thwert ‘perverse, obstinate, adverse’, from Old Norse thvert, neuter of thverr ‘transverse’, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin torquere ‘to twist’.

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

  • UK navy heard in audio trying to thwart Iran ship seizure, ALSO READ: India in touch with Iran to secure release of Indians aboard British-flagged ship. The free flow of traffic through the Strait of …
  • Jamshedpur: Villagers worship jumbos to thwart attacks in Jharkhand …, JAMSHEDPUR: Religious belief cannot be justified by scientific debate. Located in the dense hilly forest area in the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary …
  • Pakistan tries to thwart extradition of Dawood’s top aide to US, Sources close to Indian agencies informed IANS that the Pakistan High Commission in London had earlier tried to thwart the extradition move …
  • Kottayam: Selfie helps thwart youth’s suicide bid, KOTTAYAM: Selfie attempts on railway tracks often lead to tragic consequences. But in a role reversal, a selfie shared by a youth with his …
  • Police thwart bid to steal sandalwood, They have registered a case against the unidentified smugglers under Section 380 read with 511 of the Indian Penal Code. A special team has …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Thwart 

  • Thwart or Obstruct is to prevent someone from doing something.
  • thWARt concentrate on WAR[against enemy,against opponents DESIRE]

Thwart pronunciation

India thwarts Pakistan, Deceit follows desperation for Pak? | The Blueprint Show

Baffle

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Baffle 

  • (verb) totally bewilder or perplex. “an unexplained occurrence that baffled everyone”
  • (verb) restrain or regulate (a fluid, sound, etc.). “to baffle the noise further, I pad the gunwales”
  • a device used to restrain the flow of a fluid, gas, etc. or to prevent the spreading of sound or light in a particular direction. “you can cut out glare from a strip light by concealing it behind a baffle”

Baffle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बाधिका, रोक, व्यारोध, चक्कर में डाल देना, गतिरोघक, ठगना, घबड़ा देना, चकरा देना, व्यर्थ या निष्फल कर देना, असमंजस में डालना, व्यर्थ करना, हैरान करना, विफल करना, चक्कर में डाल देना, मात देना, रोध, रोध पटल

Baffle origin

  • late 16th century (in the sense ‘cheat, deceive’): perhaps related to French bafouer ‘ridicule’ or obsolete French beffer ‘mock, deceive’.

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

  • Scary School Girls Baffle Investigators, Investigators are baffled by the scary behaviour of a group of girl students … “Psychiatry is unfortunately not taught in MBBS anywhere in India.
  • India’s first ‘Scrambler style exhaust’ for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 …, India’s first ‘Scrambler style exhaust’ for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is here …. It comes with a baffle that which helps it meet the Indian noise …
  • Mysterious waves rippled around the world for 20 minutes, baffle …, … rolled around the world. The ripples, that originated 15 miles off the shores of a tiny island Mayotte in the Indian Ocean, lasted for 20 minutes.
  • Is India’s GDP growth good, bad, or ugly? Puzzling data baffle …, A change in the methodology to calculate gross domestic product is partly why India’s data is puzzling and is prompting economists to find a …
  • Mystery Quakes in Maharashtra’s Dahanu Baffle Experts, Force 60 …, Many students have left their schools in Dhundalwadi (the epicentre of the tremors in Palghar district) and returned to their homes in and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Baffle 

  • baffle sounds like buffalo and a wild buffalo can really frustrate you with his crazy actions.
  • Baffle = frustrate = bewilder. Now u can imagine about a Buffalo getting wild…

Baffle pronunciation

12 Strange Phenomena That Baffled Experts