Wedge

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Wedge

  • (noun) a piece of wood, metal, etc. having one thick end and tapering to a thin edge, that is driven between two objects or parts of an object to secure or separate them. “the door was secured by a wedge”
  • (noun) an object or piece of something shaped like a wedge. “a wedge of cheese”
  • (noun) a formation of people or animals in the shape of a wedge. “the wedge of horsemen crashed forward”
  • (noun) a golf club with a low, angled face for maximum loft.
  • (noun) a shoe with a fairly high heel forming a solid block with the sole.
  • (noun) money or earnings. “he invested his wedge in stocks and shares”
  • (verb) fix in position using a wedge. “the door was wedged open”
  • (verb) force into a narrow space. “she wedged her holdall between two bags”
  • (verb) prepare (pottery clay) for use by cutting, kneading, and throwing down to homogenize it and remove air pockets.

Wedge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अटका देना, किल्ली, दुरी बऩाऩा, घुसा देना, खूँटा, पच्चर, वैज, खूँटा गाड़ना, फानाकार

Wedge origin

  • Old English wecg (noun), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wig .
  • late 17th century: of unknown origin.

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

  • Moral support: HD Kumaraswamy meets mom of DK Shivakumar, Political analysts dubbed the meeting a bid to cash in on prevailing sentiment and drive a wedge between the Vokkaliga community — to which …
  • India never sold foreign debt. Its first attempt is failing, India’s foray into international debt markets may consist of little more than … that strike me are that this will become a thin end of the wedge.
  • Jammu & Kashmir issue: Pakistan asks UNSC to meet over …, The move by India blocks the right of the state of Jammu and Kashmir to … Pakistan, which controls a wedge of territory in the west, and China, …
  • Potato drives a price wedge between 2 major producers, Also, demand is coming in from potato producing areas in south India where the new crop has been affected due to heavy rains recently.”
  • Pregnancy pillows for a comfortable sleep, FOVERA Memory Foam Pregnancy Pillow Wedge for Maternity … DISCLAIMER: The Times of India’s journalists were not involved in the ..

Wedge pronunciation


Meddle

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Meddle 

  • (verb) interfere in something that is not one’s concern. “I don’t want him meddling in our affairs”
  • (verb) touch or handle (something) without permission. “you have no right to come in here meddling with my things”

Meddle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • हाथ लगाना, दखल देना, हस्तक्षेप करना, काम में हस्तक्षेप करना

Meddle origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘mingle, mix’): from Old French medler, variant of mesler, based on Latin miscere ‘to mix’.

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

  • Did Shanmukham Chetty, India’s First Finance Minister, Meddle With …, R K Shanmukham Chetty–an alumnus of the Madras Christian College, and Madras law college–has had the ‘rare privilege’ of being India’s …
  • Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election, please’, When asked if he would warn Russia not to meddle in the next … taking advantage of the US on support for NATO and that India’s tariffs on the ..
  • Top Court Won’t Meddle With HC Order Involving Trinamool Leader’s …, The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the …
  • Gandhis should not meddle with new Congress chief, The Congress will have to define the role of Gandhis in the party before a non-Gandhi is appointed president for the success of a new …
  • Democrats pan Donald Trump’s election meddling joke with Vladimir …, With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle in the election” in their first meeting …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Meddle 

  • meddle like middle = in between 2 parties ….. means to interfere….to tamper 🙂

Meddle pronunciation


Shove

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Shove

  • (verb) push (someone or something) roughly. “they started pushing and shoving people out of the way”
  • (verb) make one’s way by pushing someone or something. “Woolley shoved past him”
  • (verb) put (something) somewhere carelessly or roughly. “she shoved the books into her briefcase”
  • (verb) used to express angry dismissal of something. “I told the selectors to shove it”
  • (noun) a strong push. “she gave him a hefty shove and he nearly fell”

Shove meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • धक्का, रेला, झेलना, ठेलना, डालना, ढकेलना, फेंकना, रेलना, खिसकाना, धकेलना, धक्का देना, सरकाना, घुसेड़ना

Shove origin

  • Old English scūfan (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch schuiven and German schieben, also to shuffle.

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

  • Murphy’s Law: Take This Deal And Shove It, India is the largest customer for Israeli weapons, especially missile systems and Indian users all …
  • We love Hindi; don’t shove it down the throat, South Indian states were incensed, with the loudest protests coming from Tamil Nadu, which has historically opposed Hindi hegemony, …
  • The Idea of India Needs Constant War, Tell us more about it,’ – as a social scientist based in India as much as in … the BJP government plans to go to shove unity under India’s throat.
  • Let’s keep it civil, The reality of the public sphere in India is less enchanting, more prosaic. … as citizens we do the exact same thing when push comes to shove.
  • Railways Offers Massage Services, Netizens Remind it of Filthy Toilets …, Not surprisingly, many in India had an opinion on that. The massage … The push nd shove in overcrowded is no lesser than a massage.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Shove

  • it can be opposite of shave .. here you push downward and push smoothly…
  • SHOVE SOUNDS LIKE SHOE…you push forward something with your shoes.

Shove pronunciation


Plunge

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Plunge

  • (verb) jump or dive quickly and energetically; “Joy stripped her clothes off and plunged into the sea”
  • (verb) fall suddenly and uncontrollably; “the aircraft plunged to the ground”
  • (verb) embark impetuously on a speech or course of action; “he came to a decision, and plunged on before he had time to reconsider it”
  • (verb) suffer a rapid decrease in value; “shares in the company plunged 18p on news that profits had fallen”
  • (verb) (of a ship) pitch; “the ship plunged through the 20-foot seas”
  • (verb) (of a horse) rear violently; “the frightened horse plunged and bolted”
  • (verb) push or thrust quickly; “he plunged his hands into his pockets”
  • (verb) quickly immerse in liquid; “plunge the pears into a bowl of cold water”
  • (verb) suddenly bring into a specified condition or state; “the room was plunged into darkness”
  • (verb) sink (a pot containing a plant) in the ground; “pot up and plunge spring-flowering bulbs”
  • (noun) an act of jumping or diving into water; “a plunge into the deep end of the pool”
  • (noun) a swift and drastic fall in value or amount; “the central bank declared a 76% plunge in its profits”

Phrases:

  • take the plunge — commit oneself to a course of action about which one is nervous;“she wondered whether to enter for the race, but decided to take the plunge”

Plunge (प्लन्ज) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गोता, छलांग, डुबकी, प्रवेश, तैरने का तालाब, कूद, डुबाना, डूबना, प्रवेश करना, गोता लगाना, किसी काम में मग्न हो जाना, झटके से डालना, उछाल आना, ग़ोता लगाना, कूदना

Plunge Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French plungier ‘thrust down’, based on Latin plumbum ‘lead, plummet’.

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

  • More than 250 people took the plunge at Lake Fenton.
  • Political donations plunge to $16.7m – down from average $25ma year.
  • Temperatures to plunge to -5.
  • Big Oil Companies Finished 2018 Strong Despite Plunge in Oil Prices.
  • In Spain, international adoptions plunge while surrogacy grows.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of plunge

  • sound like “put lung in water”

Plunge pronunciation