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


Peculiar

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Peculiar

  • (adj) different to what is normal or expected; strange. “he gave her some very peculiar looks”
  • (adj) slightly and indefinably unwell. “I felt a little peculiar for a while”
  • (adj) particular; special. “any attempt to explicate the theme is bound to run into peculiar difficulties”
  • (adj) belonging exclusively to. “some languages are peculiar to one region”
  • (noun) a parish or church exempt from the jurisdiction of the diocese in which it lies, and subject to the direct jurisdiction of the monarch or an archbishop. “deans and canons of royal peculiars, notably Westminster Abbey and Windsor”

Peculiar meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अजीब, असामान्य, विचित्र, निराला, खास, विशेष, व्यक्तिगत, बीमार

Peculiar origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘particular’): from Latin peculiaris ‘of private property’, from peculium‘property’, from pecu ‘cattle’ (cattle being private property). The sense ‘strange’ dates from the early 17th century.

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

  • Opinion: The peculiar Indian curse of ‘first-class first’, As the Indian team, the tournament favourite, exited the cricket World Cup after losing to New Zealand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted …
  • Mumbai: Fines for cattle on roads to rise 300%, MUMBAI: To a traveller, the one peculiar constant on the Indian landscape is the presence of cattle on our roads. BMC has now decided to take …
  • Kodaikanal’s ‘hill garlic’ gets GI tag, As for its uniqueness, the application said: “Kodaikanal Hill Garlic is very peculiar than other varieties cultivated throughout India. The pungent …
  • Chandrayaan-2: a successful launch will give India a strategic …, This is India’s second lunar moon mission, and includes a lunar orbiter, a lander (Vikram), … We really need to address these peculiar lacunae.
  • The peculiar case of illegal encroachments in Mumbai and snail’s .., The Dongri building collapse which claimed 13 lives and injured 25 people on Tuesday is still fresh in the minds of people. Maharashtra Chief …

Peculiar pronunciation


Thwart

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Thwart

  • (verb) prevent (someone) from accomplishing something. “he never did anything to thwart his father”
  • (verb) oppose (a plan, attempt, or ambition) successfully. “the government had been able to thwart all attempts by opposition leaders to form new parties”
  • (noun) a structural crosspiece forming a seat for a rower in a boat.

Thwart meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • रोकना

Thwart origin

  • Middle English thwerte, from the adjective thwert ‘perverse, obstinate, adverse’, from Old Norse thvert, neuter of thverr ‘transverse’, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin torquere ‘to twist’.

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

  • UK navy heard in audio trying to thwart Iran ship seizure, ALSO READ: India in touch with Iran to secure release of Indians aboard British-flagged ship. The free flow of traffic through the Strait of …
  • Jamshedpur: Villagers worship jumbos to thwart attacks in Jharkhand …, JAMSHEDPUR: Religious belief cannot be justified by scientific debate. Located in the dense hilly forest area in the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary …
  • Pakistan tries to thwart extradition of Dawood’s top aide to US, Sources close to Indian agencies informed IANS that the Pakistan High Commission in London had earlier tried to thwart the extradition move …
  • Kottayam: Selfie helps thwart youth’s suicide bid, KOTTAYAM: Selfie attempts on railway tracks often lead to tragic consequences. But in a role reversal, a selfie shared by a youth with his …
  • Police thwart bid to steal sandalwood, They have registered a case against the unidentified smugglers under Section 380 read with 511 of the Indian Penal Code. A special team has …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Thwart 

  • Thwart or Obstruct is to prevent someone from doing something.
  • thWARt concentrate on WAR[against enemy,against opponents DESIRE]

Thwart pronunciation


Marquee

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Marquee

  • (noun) a large tent used for social or commercial functions.
  • (noun) a canopy projecting over the entrance to a theatre, hotel, or other building.
  • (noun) leading, pre-eminent. “a marquee player”

Marquee meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • शामियाना, एक प्रकार का बड़ा खेमा

Marquee origin

  • late 17th century: from marquise, taken as plural and assimilated to -ee.

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

  • World Cup 2019: Honour to be part of ‘marquee‘ India-Pakistan match …, India captain Virat Kohli rubbished concerns surrounding the lack of match practice for his team in the lead up to the big-ticket ICC Cricket …
  • Budget 2019: Package in the offing to help supply 24×7 power to all, Of India’s installed power generation capacity of 356,817.60 … This comes in the backdrop of Marquee schemes such as the Pradhan Mantri …
  • India requires $250 billion in green energy investments during 2023 …, With competitive solar bids and India’s wind energy sector having … carbon dioxide emission primarily from Marquee schemes such as perform, …
  • BT Buzz: Blackstone, the last resort for cash-strapped Indian real …, As distress in the Indian real estate sector is clearly visible now, … All of Blackstone’s deals have been struck with Marquee developers.
  • India women’s boxing: Competition ahead of marquee competition, BENGALURU: One look at the most of the weight categories in India women’s boxing, generally, someone is deemed favourite, who should …

Marquee pronunciation


Grapple

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Grapple

  • (verb) engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle. “passers-by grappled with the man after the knife attack”
  • (verb) seize hold of (someone). “he grappled the young man around the throat”
  • (verb) struggle to deal with or overcome (a difficulty or challenge). “other towns are still grappling with the problem”
  • (verb) seize or hold with a grappling hook.
  • (noun) a wrestling match.
  • (noun) an instrument for seizing hold of something; a grappling hook.

Grapple meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पकड़, पेंच, मुठभेड़, बाहुयुद्ध, गुत्थम गुत्था, धर दबोचना, मल्ल युद्ध, एक प्रकार की हुक, कुश्ती, पकड़ना, बांधना, सामना करना, भिड़ जाना, कुश्ती लड़ना, हाथापाई करना, धर दबोचना, तड़फड़ाना, गुथना, जुटना, पकड़ना

Grapple origin

  • Middle English (as a noun denoting a grappling hook): from Old French grapil, from Provençal, diminutive of grapa ‘hook’, of Germanic origin; related to grape. The verb dates from the mid 16th century.

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

  • Budget 2019 | All eyes on Jal Shakti ministry as India’s water crisis …,Anything related to water is the talk of the town as cities across India grapple with acute water shortage. Chennai’s water reservoirs are parched …
  • England grapple with fitness concerns ahead of India game, England’s defeat to Australia on Tuesday left them in a good deal of pain, needing victory in their final two matches against form teams India ..
  • Reliance Jio partners with Facebook to launch literacy program for first …, Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man, has enabled tens of millions of … which is the most popular app in India, continues to grapple with the …
  • CBI cracks down on bank fraud scams in nationwide searches, … (CBI) launched a massive crackdown across India on Tuesday, even as probe agencies continued to grapple with cases of banking fraud.
  • Aamir Khan To NDTV On How India Can Tackle Its Water Crisis …, As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, actor Aamir Khan, the ambassador of the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ is echoing the need for …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Grapple 

  • this when pronounced together..sounds like grapes and apples…so a fox STRUGGLING TO eat grapes and apple….
  • grapple-> if you follow wwe..ders a guy called carlito who eats apple generally and spits it on d opponent..

Grapple pronunciation