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


Slump

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Slump

  • (verb) sit, lean, or fall heavily and limply. “she slumped against the cushions”
  • (verb) undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount. “land prices slumped”
  • (verb) fail or decline substantially. “United slumped to another one–nil defeat”
  • (noun) a sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something. “a slump in profits”
  • (noun) a prolonged period of abnormally low economic activity, typically bringing widespread unemployment. “he had survived two world wars and a slump”
  • (noun) a period of substantial failure or decline. “Arsenal’s recent slump”

Slump meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कीमतों में कमी आना, मंदी, गिर पड़ना, गिरावट, भारी गिरावट आना, अवपात, धप् से गिर जाना, अकस्मात पतन, अधिक संख्या, अनेकता, गिर पड़ना, ढेर लगाना, दलदला, फेंकना, मंदी, संमिलित करना, संयुक्त करना

Slump origin

  • late 17th century (in the sense ‘fall into a bog’): probably imitative and related to Norwegian slumpe ‘to fall’.

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

  • Indian developers slump on bankruptcy and tax woes; HDIL, Oberoi …, The share slump highlights India’s intensifying demand slowdown. A series of economic shocks in the past three years, from the unexpected …
  • Top India Developer Slumps on Report of Supreme Court Probe, (Bloomberg) — Shares of DLF Ltd. plunged the most in almost three years after a newspaper reported that India’s top court is looking into …
  • Auto slump to hit investors, Indian economy; Here’s what government …, A vibrant auto sector is key to India’s economic growth. The current prolonged slump amidst the weakening demand has brought the industry to …
  • Gold prices today edge lower but silver rates slump, Tracking gold, silver prices also softened in Indian markets with September silver contracts on MCX slumping 1.2% to ₹43,302 per kg. Globally …
  • Amidst an economic slump, IKEA and Miniso have missed their India …, Two international retail brands that debuted in India with much fanfare over the past couple of years have missed their growth targets in the …

Slump pronunciation


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


Plunge

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Plunge

  • (verb) jump or dive quickly and energetically; “Joy stripped her clothes off and plunged into the sea”
  • (verb) fall suddenly and uncontrollably; “the aircraft plunged to the ground”
  • (verb) embark impetuously on a speech or course of action; “he came to a decision, and plunged on before he had time to reconsider it”
  • (verb) suffer a rapid decrease in value; “shares in the company plunged 18p on news that profits had fallen”
  • (verb) (of a ship) pitch; “the ship plunged through the 20-foot seas”
  • (verb) (of a horse) rear violently; “the frightened horse plunged and bolted”
  • (verb) push or thrust quickly; “he plunged his hands into his pockets”
  • (verb) quickly immerse in liquid; “plunge the pears into a bowl of cold water”
  • (verb) suddenly bring into a specified condition or state; “the room was plunged into darkness”
  • (verb) sink (a pot containing a plant) in the ground; “pot up and plunge spring-flowering bulbs”
  • (noun) an act of jumping or diving into water; “a plunge into the deep end of the pool”
  • (noun) a swift and drastic fall in value or amount; “the central bank declared a 76% plunge in its profits”

Phrases:

  • take the plunge — commit oneself to a course of action about which one is nervous;“she wondered whether to enter for the race, but decided to take the plunge”

Plunge (प्लन्ज) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गोता, छलांग, डुबकी, प्रवेश, तैरने का तालाब, कूद, डुबाना, डूबना, प्रवेश करना, गोता लगाना, किसी काम में मग्न हो जाना, झटके से डालना, उछाल आना, ग़ोता लगाना, कूदना

Plunge Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French plungier ‘thrust down’, based on Latin plumbum ‘lead, plummet’.

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

  • More than 250 people took the plunge at Lake Fenton.
  • Political donations plunge to $16.7m – down from average $25ma year.
  • Temperatures to plunge to -5.
  • Big Oil Companies Finished 2018 Strong Despite Plunge in Oil Prices.
  • In Spain, international adoptions plunge while surrogacy grows.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of plunge

  • sound like “put lung in water”

Plunge pronunciation