Crony

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Crony

  • (noun) a close friend or companion. “he went gambling with his cronies”

Crony meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पक्का दोस्त, घनिष्ठ मित्र, यार

Crony origin

  • mid 17th century (originally Cambridge university slang): from Greek khronios ‘long-lasting’ (here used to mean ‘contemporary’), from khronos ‘time’. Compare with chum1.

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

  • Merge, mismanage, show mega losses, sell cheap to crony …, Step 4: Sell Cheap to Crony Capitalist,” Gandhi said on Twitter … As per the court order, he cannot leave India without the court’s permission.
  • Govt’s ‘crony capitalism’ causing economic crisis: Sitaram Yechury … proposed “draconian” amendments in the Indian Forest Act of British era, …
  • ‘Loans were given based on crony leaders’ phone calls …, She also said that the Indian public sector banks (PSBs) had the “worst … on phone calls from crony leaders and public sector banks in India till …
  • Congress to Organise ‘Padyatras’ to Redeem Gandhism and …, … and workers to redeem ‘Gandhi, Gandhism and Gandhi’s India’. … are aimed mainly at benefiting large crony corporates and economic …
  • Centre approves merger of MTNL with BSNL, New Delhi (India), Oct 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday …. losses and eventually selling the entity to crony-capitalist at cheap rates.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Crony 

  • related with CROWN.King used to wear crown because he has to spend a lot of time with others.

Crony pronunciation

Confidant

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Confidant

  • (noun) a person with whom one shares a secret or private matter, trusting them not to repeat it to others. “a close confidante of the princess”

Confidant meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विश्वासपात्र, दिली दोस्त/विश्वास पात्र

Confidant origin

  • mid 17th century: alteration of confident (as a noun in the same sense in the early 17th century), probably to represent the pronunciation of French confidente ‘having full trust’.

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

  • Arun Jaitley, a Confidant of Indian Leader Narendra Modi …, NEW DELHI—India’s former finance minister, Arun Jaitley, who was one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s closest aides, died Saturday after a …
  • Today, all roads lead to Houston, The Modi confidant is set to travel from Chicago to see the interaction of … •More than 28 Houston-based Cos operate 69 subsidiaries in India
  • Lee Fixel sets sights on Indian startups again, may invest $1 …, Fixel’s confidant and head of Tiger’s India operations, Kalyan Krishnamurthy, too moved to lead Flipkart, from which Tiger realized $3 billion …
  • Judoka Priya working hard to win medal for India … I am confidant to don the national colours to fetch glory for my parents as well as the country …
  • PM to release special stamps on 12 unsung ‘Rockstars of …, “Dr Dinshaw Mehta was a close confidant of and personal physician to … the first Honorary Adviser (Homoeopathy) to the government of India …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Confidant 

  • someone you can confide(tell secrets) in
  • CONFIDeNT on someone that he will keep secret

Confidant pronunciation

Insinuate

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Insinuate

  • (verb) suggest or hint (something bad) in an indirect and unpleasant way. “he was insinuating that I had no self-control”
  • (verb) slide (oneself or a thing) slowly and smoothly into a particular place. “I insinuated my shoulder in the gap”
  • (verb) manoeuvre oneself into (a favourable position) by subtle manipulation. “he insinuated himself into the king’s confidence”

Insinuate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • चालाकी भरा संकेत करना, ह्रदय में बिठाना, धीरे धीरे उकसाना, इशारा करना, चालाकी से सुझाना, धीरे-धीरे भड़काना, परोक्ष रूप से सुझाना, संकेत करना

Insinuate origin

  • early 16th century (in the sense ‘enter (a document) on the official register’): from Latin insinuat- ‘introduced tortuously’, from the verb insinuare, from in- ‘in’ + sinuare ‘to curve’.

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

  • Sagarika Ghose shares an old report to insinuate that the Army is using … a recent one to insinuate that the Indian Armed Forces are employing …
  • An RSS-Backed Body Says There’s No Need for Sex …., He then went on to insinuate that every time sex education has been … In India, learning about the birds and the bees can be a conflicting …
  • ‘Disturb’ tag on Kashmir visit, Jammu and Kashmir government spokesperson Rohit Kansal on Saturday appeared to insinuate that the aborted visit by an Opposition …
  • Rhea Chakraborty calls Chhichhore ‘brilliant film’. Rumored …, Probably your question, if well-founded, will help me insinuate it to the other person to know what to say next time. And probably when you put …
  • Susanna Reid unimpressed by Paul Hollywood’s organ …, Broadcaster India Willoughby and Jane Evans also joined the … shows and doesn’t want to have to explain what they insinuate to her children.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Insinuate 

  • IN(not)+SIGN….without any signal i.e indirectly hint or imply ….
  • The girl has lost her memory. The boy telling her – This is the INStitute IN which U ATE. He is trying to HINT, IMPLY to her.

Insinuate pronunciation