Irk

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Irk

  • (verb) irritate; annoy. “it irks her to think of the runaround she received”

Irk meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गुस्सा दिलाना

Irk origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘be annoyed or disgusted’): perhaps from Old Norse yrkja ‘to work’.

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

  • Potholes, bumps irk commuters on Chennai’s Tiruvottriyur High Road … P Thanigaivel of Old Washermenpet, a State Bank of India employee.
  • After facing heat, ICC rectifies their gaffe on Rahul Dravid ‘Hall …, Recently, the International Cricket Council drew the irk of social media when they wrongfully referred to former Indian captain Rahul Dravid as a …
  • Wanaparthy: Littered wine bottles at Jurala Project irk Collector, Wanaparthy: District Collector Swetha Mohanthi expressed her displeasure over the way the entire Jurala project areas is being littered with …
  • Manholes in middle of Irwin Road irk motorists, MYSURU: It is not just a bumpy ride on Irwin Road, a thoroughfare running in the heart of Mysuru, but a treacherous one – not only is the road …
  • Sunday classes irk students in Dharwad, Scientifically it’s proved that children can attend classes five and half days in a week in Indian context. If it exceeds, it becomes stressful and …

Irk pronunciation

Tumble

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Tumble

  • (verb) fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong. “she pitched forward, tumbling down the remaining stairs”
  • (verb) move or rush in a headlong or uncontrolled way. “police and dogs tumbled from the vehicle”
  • (verb) fall rapidly in amount or value. “property prices tumbled”
  • (verb) rumple; disarrange. “he slept fitfully for the third night in a row, tumbling the covers about him as he tried to get comfortable”
  • (verb) perform acrobatic feats, typically handsprings and somersaults in the air
  • (noun) dry (washing) in a tumble dryer. “the machine gentle tumbles the clothes in cool air for ten minutes”
  • (noun) understand the meaning or hidden implication of (a situation). “she’ll ring again as soon as she tumbles to what she’s done”
  • (noun) have sexual intercourse with. “he was tumbling a strange woman”
  • (noun) clean (castings, gemstones, etc.) in a tumbling barrel.
  • (noun) a sudden or headlong fall. “I took a tumble in the nettles”
  • (noun) a rapid fall in amount or value. “a tumble in share prices”
  • (noun) an untidy or confused arrangement or state. “her hair was a tumble of untamed curls”
  • (noun) a handspring, somersault in the air, or other acrobatic feat.
  • (noun) an act of sexual intercourse.
  • (noun) a friendly sign of recognition, acknowledgement, or interest. “not a soul gave him a tumble”

Tumble meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बार बार लुढकना, समझ में आना, भाव गिरना, गिरावट, यहाँ वहाँ, अचानक गिरना, कलाबाजी खाना, कलैया मारना, अस्त व्यस्त की स्थिति, गिर जाना, गिर पड़ना, मूल्य गिरना, गिरना

Tumble origin

  • Middle English (as a verb, also in the sense ‘dance with contortions’): from Middle Low German tummelen ; compare with Old English tumbian ‘to dance’. The sense was probably influenced by Old French tomber ‘to fall’. The noun, first in the sense ‘tangled mass’, dates from the mid 17th century.

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

  • Xiaomi plans $1.5 bn buyback to arrest stock tumble, shares rise 7%, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp announced a HK$12 billion ($1.53 billion) share buyback plan on Tuesday, in a reversal of its …
  • Indian state bank shares tumble on megamerger plan, Shares in major Indian state banks tumbled on Tuesday as investors got their first chance to react to a government plan to consolidate the …
  • Indian markets tumble 1% on weakening yuan, trade war, Mumbai: Indian benchmark indices shed more than 1% on Monday as adverse local and global factors—including the scrapping of the special …
  • Bank mergers fail to cheer Sensex, rupee as both tumble in early trade … It is to be noted that this is the first day of markets in India after the …
  • Live Cricket Score – West Indies vs India, Day 4, 2nd Test, Jamaica, India made a rollicking start to their Test championship campaign, bulldozing West Indies across the two-Test series and … West Indies tumble!

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Tumble

  • tumble sounds like temple and lord Ram’s temple was destroyed in Ayodhya, so tumble means fall
  • a humble man tumbled down the stairs at the party

Tumble pronunciation


Succumb

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Succumb

  • (verb) fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force. “we cannot merely give up and succumb to despair”
  • (verb) die from the effect of a disease or injury. “after a few blows there, the porcupine succumbs”

Succumb meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • मरना, शिकार होना, झुक जाना, हार मान लेना, दम तोड़ देना, परास्त होना, अधीन होना, मर जाना, मान जाना, मृत्यु को प्राप्त होना, वशीभूत होना

Succumb origin

  • late 15th century (in the sense ‘bring low, overwhelm’): from Old French succomber or Latin succumbere, from sub- ‘under’ + a verb related to cubare ‘to lie’.

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

  • Markets succumb to late sell-off; post weekly loss, Domestic market participants are also tracking developments surrounding India-US trade talks, traders added. Top losers in the Sensex pack …
  • India won’t succumb to pressure of developed countries on climate …, Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar today said that India will not succumb to pressure of developed countries on the issue of …
  • One killed as motorbike hit him ; rider too succumb, One killed as motorbike hit him ; rider too succumb … occurred when the pedestrian, a labourer from North India, was crossing the road.
  • India succumb to 1st WC loss vs England, Birmingham: England survived to live for another day as they outbatted India for a 31-run win in a high-scoring World Cup encounter, keeping …
  • Malad wall collapse: Toll rises to 29 after two succumb to injuries …, The death toll in Malad wall collapse has now touched 29 after two injured victims being treated in the hospital succumbed; The patient …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Succumb 

  • succumb(Suck + thumb)- Children doesnt give up sucking their thumb – Children are succumb in sucking thumb
  • succumb= sir+comb, when sir asked you that do you have a COMB(which is a bad thing, in school)? you gave your comb reluctantly

Succumb pronunciation


Perplex

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Perplex

  • (verb) make (someone) feel completely baffled. “she was perplexed by her husband’s moodiness”
  • (verb) complicate or confuse (a matter). “they were perplexing a subject plain in itself”

Perplex meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उलझाना, घबराना, घबरा देना, व्याकुल करना, हैरान करना, हक्का-बक्का करना, हक्का-बक्का कर देना, कठिन बनाना, हैरानी में डालना, निरुत्तर करना, लाजवाब करना, ज़्यादा पेचीदा बनाना

Perplex origin

  • late 15th century (as the adjective perplexed ): from the obsolete adjective perplex ‘bewildered’, from Latin perplexus ‘entangled’, based on plexus ‘interwoven’, from the verb plectere .

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

  • New disclosure requirements perplex companies, For the past few months, a slew of filings made mandatory by the Government of India have kept companies and corporate professionals busy.
  • DJ Perplex fue ASESINADO en México ¿Quién era este músico …, En los años 90, DJ Perplex descubrrió el trance, mientras que en 1994 realiza su primer viaje a la India, donde se dio cuenta de que la música …
  • Where will MS Dhoni bat? One riddle which continues to perplex …, New Delhi: The Test series is over, winning 3-0 under the leadership of Virat Kohli, and that brings Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the focus as India …
  • A bizarre interstellar object called ‘Oumuamua continues to perplex …, A bizarre interstellar object called ‘Oumuamua continues to perplex astronomers a year after it vanished. Here’s why a few scientists still …
  • Unclear school transfer regulations perplex parents, “I would like to move two of my children to an Indian curriculum school from their British curriculum school. They are currently in KG 2, and I …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Perplex 

  • PERPLEX: PER+PLEX (Plex means PLasma EXchange). Now, that sounds complicated. Perplex means to cause to be puzzled.
  • perplex = complex (full of confusion)

Perplex pronunciation


Retaliate

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retaliate English Hindi meaning

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

Retaliate [ri-tal-ee-eyt]

  • (verb) make an attack in return for a similar attack

Retaliate (रिटैलीएट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • पलट कर हमला करना, बदला देना,प्रतिकार करना

Retaliate Origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin retaliat- ‘returned in kind’, from the verb retaliare, from re- ‘back’ + talis ‘such’.

Retaliate in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • The good news is that depending on deterrence, meaning the ability to retaliate after a surprise attack, has thus far averted nuclear conflict.
  • The attack led the Army to retaliate with cross-border surgical strikes against camps of NSCN(K).
  • Shameful of me not to retaliate.
  • Warner may just be the one who gets pinned by someone in retaliation.
  • India would retaliate for the beheading of its jawans.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retaliate

  • jab maine paise “re” – “tally” kiye, toh much 500 Rs. ke note kam mile, I just retaliated.

Retaliate Pronunciation

Yuvraj Singh retaliates in his own style