late Middle English (in the sense ‘deject, humiliate’): from Latin afflictare ‘knock about, harass’, or from afflict- ‘knocked down, weakened’: both from the verb affligere, from ad- ‘to’ + fligere ‘to strike, dash’.
Afflict in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Billing Problems Continue to Afflict Customers of UK ISP Plusnet
Not just a Japanese disease: Mizuho’s woes afflict the world
Earlier, it was perceived that chronic ailments like diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease and cancer afflict the affluent class of older …
Forced evictions, discrimination continue to afflict Bulgaria’s Roma …
Life in a Kenyan rubbish dump: Illness, poverty afflict community
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Afflict
sounds like infection, which causes a state of distress, irritation and suffering
it can be a combination of two words..affection and conflict….so when there is a conflict in affection its a cause of great distress and suffering.
(verb) absorb all the attention or interest of; “they seemed to be engrossed in conversation”
(law) produce (a legal document, especially a deed or statute) in its final form; “the solicitors will submit a draft conveyance and engross the same after approval”
Engross (इन्ग्रोस / एन्ग्रोस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
तल्लीन कर लेना, सोख लेना, ध्यान खींचना, मोटे अक्षरों में लिखना
late Middle English (formerly also as ingross ): based on en-1, in-2 ‘in’ + late Latin grossus ‘large’. Sense 1 is from Old French en gros, from medieval Latin in grosso ‘wholesale’; sense 2 comes from Anglo-Norman French engrosser, medieval Latin ingrossare, from Old French grosse, medieval Latin grossa‘large writing’, with reference to clerks writing out documents in large, clear writing.
Engross in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
He’s also a stylist who knows how to engross a reader in the scene from the jump.
Mr. Trump may hope that Americans will engross themselves in his alternative reality before the special counsel can lay out all he knows.
‘Daas Dev’ Movie Review: Sudhir Mishra’s novel tale fails to engross you.
Written with rich historic detail and subtle humor, the story is sure to engross.
He said his home and family allow him to engross himself in a life outside of politics.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of engross
engross – grass mein ek snake will engross u
Leaders engross in negotiated democracy in Northern and Eastern Kenya