Draconian

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Draconian

  • (adj) (of laws or their application) excessively harsh and severe. “the Nazis destroyed the independence of the press by a series of draconian laws”

Draconian meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • टस से मस न होने वाला

Draconian origin

  • late 19th century: from the name of Draco (see Draco2) + -ian.

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

  • Resident Doctors On “Indefinite” Strike Against “Draconian” Medical Bill, Resident Doctors On “Indefinite” Strike Against “Draconian” Medical Bill … The bill looks to replace the existing Indian Medical Council Act and …
  • Draconian laws by Congress and now BJP used against Muslim and …, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday slammed the Congress while accusing the party of using …
  • Opposition slams amendment to UAPA, call it draconian, NEW DELHI: Opposition parties on Friday slammed the amendment to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) which will empower …
  • Bengal Minister Dubs Triple Talaq Bill as ‘Draconian‘, Says it Interferes …, Kolkata: West Bengal minister and president of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind’s West Bengal unit, Siddiqullah Chowdhury, on Thursday dubbed the …
  • Rajya Sabha Passes ‘Draconian‘ Anti-Terror Bill, The Rajya Sabha on Friday passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act which will empower the government to declare individuals as …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Draconian

  • As in Draco malfoy in Harry Potter
  • any 1 has read the da vinci code….remember that code? o draconian devil oh lame saint???

Draconian pronunciation


Virulent

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virulent meaning in HindiVirulent

  • (adj) (of a disease or poison) extremely severe or harmful in its effects;“a virulent strain of influenza”
  • (adj) bitterly hostile;“a virulent attack on liberalism”

Virulent (विरलन्ट / विर्यलन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • उग्र, जहरीला, तीखा, द्रोही, विषमय, विषाक्त, विषैला, संक्रामक

Virulent Origin

  • late Middle English (originally describing a poisoned wound): from Latin virulentus, from virus ‘poison’

Virulent in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Virulent CPM hatred triggered attack on CITU leader.
  • In this past week we have seen virulent hysteria from political leaders on a scale rarely seen before.
  • Even while targeting BJP, parties are competing with each other to be seen as the most virulent critic of the half-baked move.
  • Strain of dengue in Delhi less virulent, says health secretary.
  • On the social media, the tone is virulent; one asked, “why should every policy be about the poor.” Why indeed?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Virulent

  • viru =virus = poison

Virulent Pronunciation

Scathing

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scathing meaning in HindiScathing

  • (adj) witheringly scornful; severely critical; “Kejriwal launched a scathing attack on the Prime Minister”

Scathing (स्केदिंग / स्कैदिंग) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • तीखाहानि पहुंचाने वालानुकसान पहुंचाने वाला

Scathing Origin

  • Middle English: from Old Norse skathi (noun), skatha (verb); related to Dutch and German schaden (verb).

Scathing in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Nick Smith dodges questions on scathing environment report.
  • Modi is doing ‘khoon ki dalaali’: Rahul’s scathing attack on PM.
  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made a scathing attack on the BJP state government in Gujarat for utilizing force during the Patel agitation.
  • BJP at the national council launched a scathing attack on Pakistan following the Uri terror attack.
  • He’s a punk, he’s a dog, he’s a pig: Robert De Niro’s scathing attack on Donald Trump.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of scathing

  • scathing = scary + thing

Scathing Pronunciation

Punitive

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Punitive meaning in Hindi

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

Punitive

  • (adj) inflicting or intended as punishment; “he called for punitive measures against the Eastern bloc”
  • (adj) (of a tax or other charge) extremely high; “the government plans to announce punitive taxes on imports”

Punitive (प्यूनटिव / प्यूनिटिव) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दंडात्मक, दण्ड संबंधी

Punitive Origin

  • early 17th century: from French punitif, -ive or medieval Latin punitivus, from Latin punit- ‘punished’, from the verb punire (see punish).

Punitive in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Punitive action: Imtiaz store to stay closed for 6 hours every day. Decision made due to massive traffic jams caused by shoppers.
  • The administration has, finally, decided to take punitive action against cattle owners if their cows, buffaloes, goats are seen bathing in the lake.
  • According to him, it is prudent that the government rolls out punitive measures to deter people from displaying bad environmental practices.
  • A federal jury on May 23 awarded $6,128.39 in compensatory damages and $2.5 million in punitive damages to David M. Daugherty of Vienna.
  • The federal government is considering punitive tax measures against non-filers of income tax returns in the federal budget.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of punitive

  • punitive ~ punish

Punitive Pronunciation