Sulk

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Sulk

  • (verb) be silent, morose, and bad-tempered out of annoyance or disappointment. “he was sulking over the break-up of his band”
  • (noun) a period of sulking. “she was in a fit of the sulks”

Sulk meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • खीज, मचलना, रूठना, उदास होना, रूठ जाना, नाराज़ होना, दुखविभोर होना, बदमिज़ाज होना

Sulk origin

  • Old English sporaspura, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch spoor and German Sporn, also to spurn.

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

  • Rahul Gandhi’s great sulk: Congress’ young ones ‘want to steer’ grand …, NEW DELHI: With Rahul Gandhi’s insistence on stepping down as Congress president resembling a ‘great sulk‘, there is a palpable sense of …
  • Punjab: Has Sidhu run himself out?, … [assembly] segments, Amarinder told INDIA TODAY in Chandigarh. … to Sidhu’s tendency to go into a sulk, followed by embarrassing public …
  • World Cup 2019: Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman pulls all short balls …, India take on South Africa in their opening match here on Wednesday. ***. Icon, DJ missing … It was a half-hearted sulk though. If his Instagram …
  • Hill adversaries join hands, workers sulk and leave, The new political dynamics in the hills ahead of the general election has left a section of workers from the two main alliances disgruntled.
  • Marathas sulk in underdeveloped Marathwada, In Beed, BJP’s Pritam Gopinath Munde won in 2014 in a by-election after her father’s death, by 696,321, highest ever victory margin in India, …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Sulk

  • sad hulk in a sulk coz everyone left him aloof!
  • Hulk is sulking, cuz he ate a tank, and it upset his stomach.

Sulk pronunciation


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


Factotum

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Factotum

  • (noun) an employee who does all kinds of work. “he was employed as the general factotum”

Factotum meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सब प्रकार का काम करनेवाला नौकर
  • सब काम करने वाला नौकर
  • विश्‍वस्त सेवक
  • मुख्तार नौकर

Factotum origin

  • mid 16th century (originally in the phrases dominum (or magister factotum ), translating roughly as ‘master of everything’, and Johannes factotem ‘John do-it-all’ or ‘Jack of all trades’): from medieval Latin, from Latin fac! ‘do!’ (imperative of facere ) + totum ‘the whole thing’ (neuter of totus ).

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

  • In one of the more colorful moments in Cohen’s recent testimony before the House, the former Trump factotum explained how his boss ordered …
  • It all came crashing down in mid-August 2016, when the media noticed that Manafort’s Eastern factotum, Konstantin Kilimnik, who played a ..
  • For anyone looking to take advantage of the long weekend and head out on a Sunday, local label Factotum is hosting a rock show. The triple …
  • Better be careful what you say, FACTOTUM, or you will get deleted like anyone who disapproves of our Mayor, and other elected officials and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Factotum

  • facilitates + total = a person who helps in all the things

Factotum pronunciation

Protean

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Protean

  • (adj) tending or able to change frequently or easily; “it is difficult to comprehend the whole of this protean subject”
  • (adj) able to do many different things; versatile; “Ashwin is a remarkably protean bowler”

Protean (प्रोटीअन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बहुरूपिया, बहुमुखी,परिवर्तनशील

Protean origin

  • late 16th century: from Proteus + -an.

Protean in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Markets tend to exhibit their most protean behaviour prior to a landmark event; the budget being no exception.
  • Responding to a mammoth first innings score by South Africa, Sehwag plundered the Protean bowling on a placid Chennai pitch.
  • Shiamak Unwalla lists eight interesting things about the Protean.
  • Suchindranath Aiyer Protean, polyglot, polymath, healer, global human, Brahmin.
  • The top order used the right mix of caution and aggression and milked the Protean attack throughout their innings to post a big total.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of protean

  • protein khao aur protean body banao

Protean Pronunciation

Subjugate

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subjugate meaning in HindiSubjugate

  • (verb) bring under domination or control, especially by conquest;“the invaders had soon subjugated most of the population”
  • (verb) make someone or something subordinate to;“the new ruler firmly subjugated the Church to the state”

Subjugate (सब्जगेट / सब्जगैट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अधीन करनाजीतनाग़ुलाम बनानादास बनाना

Subjugate Origin

  • late Middle English: from late Latin subjugat- ‘brought under a yoke’, from the verb subjugare, based on jugum ‘yoke’.

Subjugate in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Cricket was becoming a business, and historically, businesses that subjugate their workers more often than not end up with industrial action.
  • Modi wants to subjugate the judiciary and the media: AAP on JNU row.
  • His was a talent none could subjugate or restrict,” says Salim Kumar.
  • But u know, the Islam tells to kill or subjugate, or convert non-muslims, it’s written in their book.
  • It has fought the wars evenly, we were never able to subjugate them convincingly.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of subjugate

  • subjugate = “Sub” + “jhug” gaye mere saamne..

Subjugate Pronunciation