Cling

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Cling

  • (Verb) hold on tightly to. “she clung to Joe’s arm”
  • (Verb) adhere or stick firmly or closely to; be hard to part or remove from. “the smell of smoke clung to their clothes”
  • (Verb) remain very close to. “the fish cling to the line of the weed”
  • (Verb) remain persistently or stubbornly faithful to. “she clung resolutely to her convictions”
  • (Verb) be overly dependent on (someone) emotionally. “you are clinging to him for security”
  • (noun) a clingstone peach.

Cling meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कसकर लिपट जाना, चिपके रहना, चिपक जाना, लिपट जाना, टिके रहना, बने रहना, जकड़ा होना, अडिग रहना, कृतज्ञ रहना, चिपटना, चिमटना, दृढ़ पकड़ना, लगाव मानना, लिपटना, वफ़ादार रहना, सख़्त पकड़ना

Cling origin

  • Old English clingan ‘stick together’, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch klingen ‘adhere’, Middle High German klingen ‘climb’, also to clench.

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

  • Can Ravi Shastri cling on to his job as India coach?, India’s hunt for a new coach has attracted top international names, including Australian Tom Moody, despite captain Virat Kohli backing Ravi …
  • Karnataka: Did Rahul Gandhi target Siddaramaiah for loss of power?, “It is a habit in India that the powerful cling to power, No one sacrifices power. But we will not defeat our opponents without sacrificing the desire …
  • After murdering and raping India, 20, her killer went for a kebab to …, Tenniswood did get India into a taxi, but he didn’t get her home. … “Instead you just replace the cling film, rather than the rigmarole of cleaning.
  • James Carafano: India-Pakistan Kashmir dispute – Here’s why things …, Yet India and Pakistan have tugged over the territory since 1948. … Rather than cling to a foreign policy founded on the belief that Pakistan can …
  • Cling Masterbatchs Market to Boom in Near Future by 2025 Industry …, Industrial Growth Forecast Report Cling Masterbatchs Market 2019-2025: The … Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia)

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Cling 

  • rhymes with hang

Cling pronunciation


Grapple

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Grapple

  • (verb) engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle. “passers-by grappled with the man after the knife attack”
  • (verb) seize hold of (someone). “he grappled the young man around the throat”
  • (verb) struggle to deal with or overcome (a difficulty or challenge). “other towns are still grappling with the problem”
  • (verb) seize or hold with a grappling hook.
  • (noun) a wrestling match.
  • (noun) an instrument for seizing hold of something; a grappling hook.

Grapple meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पकड़, पेंच, मुठभेड़, बाहुयुद्ध, गुत्थम गुत्था, धर दबोचना, मल्ल युद्ध, एक प्रकार की हुक, कुश्ती, पकड़ना, बांधना, सामना करना, भिड़ जाना, कुश्ती लड़ना, हाथापाई करना, धर दबोचना, तड़फड़ाना, गुथना, जुटना, पकड़ना

Grapple origin

  • Middle English (as a noun denoting a grappling hook): from Old French grapil, from Provençal, diminutive of grapa ‘hook’, of Germanic origin; related to grape. The verb dates from the mid 16th century.

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

  • Budget 2019 | All eyes on Jal Shakti ministry as India’s water crisis …,Anything related to water is the talk of the town as cities across India grapple with acute water shortage. Chennai’s water reservoirs are parched …
  • England grapple with fitness concerns ahead of India game, England’s defeat to Australia on Tuesday left them in a good deal of pain, needing victory in their final two matches against form teams India ..
  • Reliance Jio partners with Facebook to launch literacy program for first …, Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man, has enabled tens of millions of … which is the most popular app in India, continues to grapple with the …
  • CBI cracks down on bank fraud scams in nationwide searches, … (CBI) launched a massive crackdown across India on Tuesday, even as probe agencies continued to grapple with cases of banking fraud.
  • Aamir Khan To NDTV On How India Can Tackle Its Water Crisis …, As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, actor Aamir Khan, the ambassador of the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ is echoing the need for …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Grapple 

  • this when pronounced together..sounds like grapes and apples…so a fox STRUGGLING TO eat grapes and apple….
  • grapple-> if you follow wwe..ders a guy called carlito who eats apple generally and spits it on d opponent..

Grapple pronunciation


Afflict

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Afflict

  • (verb) (of a problem or illness) cause pain or trouble to; affect adversely. “his younger child was afflicted with a skin disease”
  • (verb) (of a celestial body) be in a stressful aspect with (another celestial body or a point on the ecliptic).“Jupiter is afflicted by Mars in opposition”

Afflict meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दुःखी होना, पीड़ित होना, पीड़ा देना, खिजाना, सताना, आक्रान्त करना, कष्ट पहुँचाना, दुःख देना, पीड़ित करना, कष्ट देना, विपदा में डालना

Afflict origin

  • 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.

Afflict pronunciation

Engross

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engross meaning in hindiEngross

  • (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

Engross Origin

  • 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

Engross pronunciation

Leaders engross in negotiated democracy in Northern and Eastern Kenya

Captivating

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captivating meaning in Hindi

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

Captivating

  • capable of attracting and holding interest; charming; “a captivating smile”, “he was captivated by her beauty”

Captivating (कैप्टिवैटिंग) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मनोहर, मोहक, लुभावना, दिलकश

Captivating Origin

  • early 16th century: from late Latin captivat- ‘taken captive’, from the verb captivare, from captivus (see captive).

Captivating in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Energy of NHL coming to Las Vegas is captivating.
  • Kylie Jenner shows off her captivating curves.
  • Astronaut Tim Peake Shares Captivating Images from Outer Space.
  • Kabali track list is out and it’s captivating!
  • It’s a film that utterly suits the style of Anurag Kashyap; yet he fails to create a captivating experience.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of captivating

  • captivate – captain of the boat is very captivating

Captivating Pronunciation