Bereft

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Bereft 

  • (adj) deprived of or lacking (something). “her room was stark and bereft of colour”
  • (adj) (of a person) sad and lonely, especially through someone’s death or departure. “his death in 1990 left her bereft”

Bereft meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  •  प्यार में दुखी

Bereft  origin

  • late 16th century: archaic past participle of bereave.

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

  • Budget 2019 ‘bereft of any reforms’, is an insipid budget: P …, “The Modi government treats India as one big state government and has taken upon itself to do things that are the right and duty of state …
  • Bereft of benefits, labourers push for online registration, Tribune News Service. Karnal, June 19. Hundreds of labourers under the banner of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) today protested in the city …
  • Why India should not outlaw cryptocurrencies, India needs to be open to the possibility of using cryptocurrencies for … and heists that leave the unwary and the unsavvy bereft of their savings.
  • Uruguay Not Copa America Favourites: Tabarez, Japan have come under criticism by some commentators here for choosing an inexperienced squad that is bereft of several senior players.
  • Is There Any Ideology Left in Indian Politics?, In independent India, the ideological Hindutva elements existed within … the party seems to be bereft of ideas, save the desire to win elections.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Bereft 

  • bereft = beer + left and therefore DEPRIVED of beer
  • a man deprived of something drinks BEER

Bereft pronunciation


Bewilder

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Bewilder

  • (verb) cause (someone) to become perplexed and confused. “she was bewildered by his sudden change of mood”

Bewilder meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • चकित करना, हैरान करना, हक्का-बक्का कर देना, चकित कर देना, उलझन में डालना, घबराना, बहकाना, भटकाना, भुलाना, भरमाना, घबरा देना

Bewilder origin

  • late 17th century: from be- ‘thoroughly’ + obsolete wilder ‘lead or go astray’, of unknown origin.

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

  • Odisha poll results will bewilder everybody, says India’s PM Modi …, Kendrapara (The Statesman) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi exuded the confidence of BJP forming the government in Odisha and said the …
  • Does this court judgement make any sense?, In rare times, as happened recently in India, they even bewilder lawyers directly involved in the case. A bemused Supreme Court bench sent …
  • Turning dreams into reality: how the IPL built careers and changed lives, There is no debate over how India is crazy about cricket, and with the new … The son of a factory worker, Nathu managed to bewilder his …
  • Polling official goes missing during West Bengal Panchayat election …, Among them, a few incidents are bound to bewilder us. … over to the Crime Investigation Department (CID), according to Times of India report.
  • India and the Culture of Innovation, Such an array of causes for India’s economic woes would bewilder even the most seasoned policymaker. How, then, can these causes be …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Bewilder 

  • seeing WILD animals,he was confused……!
  • Some times people behave like wild animals that makes me bewilder

Bewilder pronunciation


Baffle

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Baffle 

  • (verb) totally bewilder or perplex. “an unexplained occurrence that baffled everyone”
  • (verb) restrain or regulate (a fluid, sound, etc.). “to baffle the noise further, I pad the gunwales”
  • a device used to restrain the flow of a fluid, gas, etc. or to prevent the spreading of sound or light in a particular direction. “you can cut out glare from a strip light by concealing it behind a baffle”

Baffle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बाधिका, रोक, व्यारोध, चक्कर में डाल देना, गतिरोघक, ठगना, घबड़ा देना, चकरा देना, व्यर्थ या निष्फल कर देना, असमंजस में डालना, व्यर्थ करना, हैरान करना, विफल करना, चक्कर में डाल देना, मात देना, रोध, रोध पटल

Baffle origin

  • late 16th century (in the sense ‘cheat, deceive’): perhaps related to French bafouer ‘ridicule’ or obsolete French beffer ‘mock, deceive’.

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

  • Scary School Girls Baffle Investigators, Investigators are baffled by the scary behaviour of a group of girl students … “Psychiatry is unfortunately not taught in MBBS anywhere in India.
  • India’s first ‘Scrambler style exhaust’ for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 …, India’s first ‘Scrambler style exhaust’ for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is here …. It comes with a baffle that which helps it meet the Indian noise …
  • Mysterious waves rippled around the world for 20 minutes, baffle …, … rolled around the world. The ripples, that originated 15 miles off the shores of a tiny island Mayotte in the Indian Ocean, lasted for 20 minutes.
  • Is India’s GDP growth good, bad, or ugly? Puzzling data baffle …, A change in the methodology to calculate gross domestic product is partly why India’s data is puzzling and is prompting economists to find a …
  • Mystery Quakes in Maharashtra’s Dahanu Baffle Experts, Force 60 …, Many students have left their schools in Dhundalwadi (the epicentre of the tremors in Palghar district) and returned to their homes in and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Baffle 

  • baffle sounds like buffalo and a wild buffalo can really frustrate you with his crazy actions.
  • Baffle = frustrate = bewilder. Now u can imagine about a Buffalo getting wild…

Baffle pronunciation


Belligerent

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Belligerent 

  • (adj) hostile and aggressive. “the mood at the meeting was belligerent”
  • (adj) engaged in a war or conflict, as recognized by international law. “a conference of socialists from all belligerent countries”
  • (noun) a nation or person engaged in war or conflict, as recognized by international law. “ships and goods captured at sea by a belligerent”

Belligerent meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • मनुष्य या दल, युद्धराज्य, युद्धकारी, युद्धरत, योद्धा, लड़ाका, लड़ाकू

Belligerent origin

  • late 16th century: from Latin belligerant ‘waging war’, from the verb belligerare, from bellum ‘war’.

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

  • World Cup 2019: England end India’s unbeaten run to revive semi …, A spirited England ended India’s unbeaten run in the Cricket World Cup … Jonny Bairstow smashed a belligerent 111, Jason Roy returned from ..
  • Belligerence, thy name is Donald Trump, Sir — Belligerence, thy name is Donald Trump. But the man, evidently, has a sense of humour. At the G-20 summit in Osaka, Trump cracked a …
  • Why investors are rushing into gold. And should you?, In India, the yellow metal touched ₹35,960 per 10g—a six-year … may not hesitate to take the same belligerent stand against Europe and India.
  • Why Kashmiris may not be ‘special’ any longer | India Today Insight …, After all, Shah has been nothing short of belligerent in voicing his … We are committed to annulling Article 35A of the Constitution of India as the …
  • Submarines are game changer in maritime warfare: How’s India placed, India is one of only six countries that operates nuclear submarines – the … Sea and has adopted a belligerent posture in the East China Sea.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Belligerent 

  • belli (TOM) and gerry always quarrel in TOM and GERRY cartoon.
  • Just relate it wid another GRE word– BELLICOSE

Belligerent pronunciation


Breach

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Breach

  • (noun) an act of breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct. “a breach of confidence”
  • (noun) a break in relations. “a widening breach between government and Church”
  • (noun) a gap in a wall, barrier, or defence, especially one made by an attacking army. “a breach in the mountain wall”
  • (verb) make a gap in and break through (a wall, barrier, or defence). “the river breached its bank”
  • (verb) break or fail to observe (a law, agreement, or code of conduct). “these outside bodies are bootlegging albums and breaching copyright”
  • (verb) (of a whale) rise and break through the surface of the water. “we saw whales breaching in the distance”

Breach meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दरार, भंग, भंजन, मनमुटाव, लड़ाई, विच्छेद, संबंध-विच्छेद, भेद देना, ख़लल, अतिक्रमण, उल्लंघन, टूट, छेद करना, दरार करना, सेंध करना, में दरार पैदा करना, भेद देना, दरार पैदा करना, तोड़ना

Breach origin

  • Middle English: from Old French breche, ultimately of Germanic origin; related to break1.

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

  • Can the BJP Breach the South?, he BJP failed to breach South India and it still remains unconquered, but the question is why did the South vote differently? And how long can …
  • Instagram data breach: Data of millions of influencers exposed online …, Instagram is in news again and this time for exposing the personal data of millions of influencers online. A massive database containing contact …
  • ICC red cards MS Dhoni gloves: Mahi in breach of ICC rules, Soon after the ICC issued a statement, fans in India were left fuming. The ICC requested BCCI to ask Dhoni to remove the army crest from his …
  • Data Breach: Truecaller Exposes Indian Users’ Data, Shows Cracks In …, The number of data breaches of social media platforms is making a lot of noise in the industry today. Hackers have now started to compromise …
  • Hyundai Venue Bookings Breach The 17000 Units Mark, The newly launched Hyundai Venue’s bookings have recently breached the 17,000 units mark in India. The new subcompact SUV, which was …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Breach

  • sound like ditch … tht mean to dump (u can think of duty too :-))
  • sounds close to beach….when u break the contract of a duty u relax at the beach…..to forget it

Breach pronunciation