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


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


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