Beset

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Beset

  • (verb) (of a problem or difficulty) trouble (someone or something) persistently. “the social problems that beset the UK”
  • (verb) surround and harass. “I was beset by clouds of flies”
  • (verb) hem in. “the ship was beset by ice and finally sank”
  • (verb) be covered or studded with. “springy grass all beset with tiny jewel-like flowers”

Beset meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • घेर लेना

Beset origin

  • Old English besettan, from be- ‘about’ + settan (see set1).

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

  • Act on Hirakud Dam to avoid disaster: Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari, While its expected life span was 100 years, it has been beset by heavy erosion in the catchment area that has led to the dam silting up …
  • Policymakers may have to focus on rewards & incentives to scale up …, These are only some ills that have beset Indian agriculture. … member of The Economic Times India Leadership Council, ETILC’s core group …
  • Paradigm Shift: What Arbitration and Conciliation Amendment Bill …, A causal nexus has resulted in Indian parties favouring international …. Institutional arbitration in India has been beset by a number of factors …
  • ‘Public art holds cities together,’ Delhi artist shares thoughts, Delhi-based artist Neeraj Gupta is all set to represent India at the … In moments of the crises that beset great cities, it is these elements that …
  • The history of the memsahib, The life and times of English women in colonial India come alive in Katie … They were shipwrecked, attacked by pirates and beset by violent …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Beset 

  • beset. bees+attack. imagine bees attack on u from all directions.
  • beset sounds like be set(ready) to face attack from all directions

Beset pronunciation

GS-P1-17.2. Clarify how mid-eighteenth century India was beset with spectre of fragmented polity

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

Why does God Afflict Us? – Ashton Oxenden (Christian devotional)

Torment

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torment English Hindi meaning

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

Torment [tawr-ment]

  • (noun) severe physical or mental suffering “their deaths have left both families in torment”
  • (noun) a cause of severe suffering “the journey must have been a torment for them”
  • (verb) cause to experience severe mental or physical suffering “he was tormented by jealousy”
  • (verb) annoy or provoke in an unkind way “every day I have kids tormenting me because they know I live alone”

Torment meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • यातना, कष्ट, तड़पाना, सताना, कष्ट पहुंचाना

Torment Origin

  • Middle English (as both noun and verb referring to the infliction or suffering of torture): Old French torment (noun), tormenter (verb), from Latin tormentum ‘instrument of torture’, from torquere ‘to twist’.

Torment in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)

  • After undergoing the torment, I was released and immediately came back to Coimbatore.
  • To find peace from all the bad dreams that torment him, He sets off for a journey to the plains of silence.
  • Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson is at full throttle and ready to torment England’s batsmen again in the Ashes series.
  • They torment their wives for merely voicing their opinions.
  • With prices rising higher, onions are back to torment the government.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of torment

  • torment – torrent per agar mujhe meri movie na mile to i feel tortured (torment)

Torment pronunciation

Basanti undergoing the torment