Engross

engross meaning in hindiEngross

  • (verb) absorb all the attention or interest of; “they seemed to be engrossed in conversation”
  • (law) produce (a legal document, especially a deed or statute) in its final form; “the solicitors will submit a draft conveyance and engross the same after approval”

Engross (इन्ग्रोस / एन्ग्रोस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • तल्लीन कर लेना, सोख लेना, ध्यान खींचना, मोटे अक्षरों में लिखना

Engross Origin

  • late Middle English (formerly also as ingross ): based on en-1, in-2 ‘in’ + late Latin grossus ‘large’. Sense 1 is from Old French en gros, from medieval Latin in grosso ‘wholesale’; sense 2 comes from Anglo-Norman French engrosser, medieval Latin ingrossare, from Old French grosse, medieval Latin grossa‘large writing’, with reference to clerks writing out documents in large, clear writing.

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

  • He’s also a stylist who knows how to engross a reader in the scene from the jump.
  • Mr. Trump may hope that Americans will engross themselves in his alternative reality before the special counsel can lay out all he knows.
  • ‘Daas Dev’ Movie Review: Sudhir Mishra’s novel tale fails to engross you.
  • Written with rich historic detail and subtle humor, the story is sure to engross.
  • He said his home and family allow him to engross himself in a life outside of politics.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of engross

  • engross – grass mein ek snake will engross u

Engross pronunciation

Leaders engross in negotiated democracy in Northern and Eastern Kenya

Oaf

oaf meaning in hindi

Oaf

  • (noun) a man who is rough or clumsy and unintelligent; “they are just big, clumsy oafs”

Oaf (ओफ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उल्लू, गंवार, मूर्ख, जारज संतान, बेवकूफ़ आदमी, गोबर-गणेश

Oaf origin

  • early 17th century: variant of obsolete auf, from Old Norse álfr ‘elf’. The original meaning was ‘elf’s child, changeling’, later ‘idiot child’ and ‘halfwit’, generalized in the current sense.

Oaf in a sentence

  • Since the oaf never performed very well in school, he became lazy by living for years in his parent’s basement never being able to gain employment.
  • With the oaf’s foolish answer in class, everyone rolled their eyes and ignored any future answers he would say
  • While attempting to rob the bank, the oaf accidentally wrote his name on the slip he gave the bank teller demanding money.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of reverberate

  • Loafer mein chhupa hai oaf

Oaf pronunciation

Retrospect

Retrospect

  • (noun) review of a past course of events or period of time; “a full retrospect of the battle”

Retrospect (ट्रस्पेक्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  •  बीती बातों की जांच

Retrospect Origin

  • early 17th century: from retro- ‘back’, on the pattern of the noun prospect.

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

  • If the dream was to become reality, this was the time to do something about it,” he writes in retrospect.
  • In retrospect, Kriti Sanon believes that she does not belong to Bollywood.
  • As I was saying, it is too late to think in retrospect when, and if, no serious thought was given when the regime was in the Bill stage.
  • In retrospect, it would have been ideal if Ravi Shastri had continued as coach and not been replaced a year ago by Kumble.
  • Hitesh considers this good thing, in retrospect, as it offered him a chance to explain something to new to others.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Retrospect

  • retro (back) + inspect

Retrospect pronunciation

Superfluous

Superfluous

  • (adj) unnecessary, especially through being more than enough; “the purchaser should avoid asking for superfluous information”

Superfluous (सुपर्फ्लूअस / सूपर्फ्ल्वस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अतिरिक्त, अनावश्यक, निरर्थक, फ़ालतू, ज़रूरत से ज़्यादा, अति अधिक

Superfluous Origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin superfluus, from super- ‘over’ + fluere ‘to flow’.

Superfluous in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper editorial)

  • The ‘superfluous‘ branches would be merged with the nearest SBI branch.
  • Had James Milner converted his penalty and Liverpool held off Southampton for all three points, all talk of style would be superfluous.
  • It is therefore superfluous to equate Hindutva with singing Vande Mataram, teaching yoga or doing surya namaskar.
  • A pod hotel tends to strip a hotel room of all the superfluous facilities and compresses it down to space for a single person’s use.
  • The Kolkata Knight Riders suffered a minor setback in their last game when they were blown away by David Warner’s superfluous 126.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of superfluous

  • super = over… fluous = flow… overflow

Superfluous Pronunciation

Protean

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