Curb

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Curb

  • (noun) a check or restraint on something. “plans to introduce tougher curbs on insider dealing”
  • (noun) a type of bit with a strap or chain attached which passes under a horse’s lower jaw, used as a check
  • (noun) a swelling on the back of a horse’s hock, caused by spraining a ligament.
  • (verb) restrain or keep in check. “she promised she would curb her temper”
  • (verb) restrain (a horse) by means of a curb.“both men were instinctively curbing their horses”
  • (verb) lead (a dog being walked) near the curb to urinate or defecate, in order to avoid soiling buildings, pavements, etc.

Curb meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सांकल, नियंत्रण रखना, पटरी का किनारा लगान की कड़ी, निप्रह, नियंत्रण, फुटपाथ, अटकाव, कड़ी, दबाव, नियंत्रण, प्रतिबंध, प्रतिबन्ध, फुटपाथ, रुकावट, रोक, अधीन करना, अपने मन का बना लेना, लगान देना, नियंत्रण करना, नियंत्रण रखना, वश में रखना, नियंत्रण करना, रोकना

Curb origin

  • late 15th century (denoting a strap fastened to the bit): from Old French courber ‘bend, bow’, from Latin curvare

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

  • HIV prevention drug can curb the epidemic for high-risk groups in India
  • In India, alcohol consumption increased by 38%; this means adults in … to alcohol will help curb non-communicable diseases, says the report.
  • India to curb tea exports to Pak, Kolkata: Indian tea producers have said they are ready to curb exports to Pakistan as part of an economic offence in response to the Pulwama …
  • India can curb TB deaths by 28% of tuberculosis related deaths over the next 30 years by subsidising tests and supporting patients to …
  • India has decided to curb the import of “non-essential items” and take further measures to boost exports as New Delhi seeks to reduce its …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Curb

  • It was very difficult to CURB(control/restrain) myself after seeing those luscious CURVEs in her body. 😉

Curb pronunciation


Stifle

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stifle meaning in Hindi

Stifle Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation

Stifle

  • (verb) restrain (a reaction) or stop oneself acting on (an emotion); “she stifled a giggle”
  • (verb) prevent or constrain (an activity or idea); “high taxes were stifling private enterprise”
  • (verb) make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate; “those in the streets were stifled by the fumes”
  • (noun) a joint in the legs of horses, dogs, and other animals, equivalent to the knee in humans.

Stifle (स्टाइफल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दबाना, दम घोंटना

Stifle Origin

  • late Middle English: perhaps from a frequentative of Old French estouffer ‘smother, stifle’.

Stifle in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • World Cup 2018 Qualifying: Syrians stifle Korea, Japan back on track.
  • Sedition Has Become an Easy Tool to Stifle Dissent: Aakar Patel.
  • Realty Law Has ‘Serious Anomalies’, Can Stifle Growth: DLF.
  • BoE says won’t stifle innovation as wrestles with fintech.
  • Is Jai Hind College trying to stifle the voices of Mumbai youths?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of stifle

  • stifle = stif + rifle dekhkar chor bhi stifle ho jaayega

Stifle Pronunciation

Quaff

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QUAFF English Hindi meaning

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

Quaff

  • (verb) drink (something, especially an alcoholic drink) heartily; “he quaffed pint after pint”
  • (noun) an alcoholic drink; “porter is a dark, malty quaff”

Quaff (क्वाफ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • गटकना, खूब पीना, खलाना, ख़ाली करना, डगडगाकर पीना, एक ही साँस में पीना

Quaff Origin

  • early 16th century: probably imitative of the sound of drinking.

Quaff in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Wines to quaff this summer.
  • And athletes reportedly quaff diluted vinegar and sodium before events as a way of reducing cramps.
  • And although the craft beer industry is still rather nascent, there’s already a barrage of microbreweries offering the perfect quaff.
  • she said taking a long quaff of her precious tea.
  • But as the night advanced and Jahangir became dizzy with wine (it is said he could quaff several cups in one sitting).

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of quaff

  • you will ‘cough’ if you ‘quaff’ a beer bottle

Quaff Pronunciation

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