Pry

Pry

  • (verb) enquire too inquisitively into a person’s private affairs; “I’m sick of you prying into my personal life”

Pry (प्राइ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • निजी जानकारी प्राप्त करने की कोशिश करना

Pry Origin

  • early 19th century: from the verb prise, interpreted as pries, third person singular of the present tense.

Pry in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • But – phew – at least it was password protected, otherwise any peeping tom could pry through your entire mobile life.
  • Don’t pry or compare: Nothing good can come out of it.
  • All in all, it’s high time we banned such pathetic and less than smart ads that pry on women’s insecurities and pit them against each other.
  • According to police, one fot he victims, a scrap dealer, was trying to pry out copper from the shell when it exploded.
  • New US satellite seeks to pry secrets out of Atlantic’s storms.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pry

  • pry = spy

Pry Pronunciation

Moribund

Moribund

  • (adj) (of a person) at the point of death; “on examination she was moribund and dehydrated”
  • (adj) (of a thing) in terminal decline; lacking vitality or vigour; “the moribund commercial property market”

Moribund (मारीबन्ड / मॉरबन्ड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मरणासना, मरणासन्न, मृतप्राय, म्रियमाण, मरनेवाला, अन्त के करीब, मरता हुआ

Moribund Origin

  • early 18th century: from Latin moribundus, from mori ‘to die’.

Moribund in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment,Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah has blamed the moribund state of the textile industry on lack of cotton.
  • The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is no more the moribund institution it once was.
  • Bengali Cinema is Moribund and Smug in its Comfort Zone.
  • Worryingly, for the Indian Railways, returns from freight, its backbone, have been moribund.
  • Add to this, the police too are rooted in the same moribund mindset.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of moribund

  • Mori (girl) is aankhen bund ho gayi hai… About to die..

Moribund pronunciation

Effervescent

effervescent meaning in HindiEffervescent

  • (adj) vivacious and enthusiastic; “effervescent young people”
  • (adj) (of a liquid) giving off bubbles; fizzy; “an effervescent mixture of cheap wine, fruit flavours, sugar, and carbon dioxide”

Effervescent (एफर्वेसन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • उत्तेजित, उत्साहपूर्ण, प्रबुदबुद, चमकता हुआ, उत्साही व अति अनुरागी

Effervescent Origin

  • late 17th century: from Latin effervescent- ‘boiling up’, from the verb effervescere.

Effervescent in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • The young and effervescent Alia.
  • It might be her best work so far – audacious, effervescent and all the while, completely unaffected.
  • The effervescent actress, who made her debut in 2011 in ‘Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl’, elaborated that she has always maintained a low profile.
  • Donning a musical avatar in Rock On 2, actress Shraddha Kapoor is as effervescent in person as she is on screen.
  • Mom-to-be Kareena Kapoor wore a red gown. the actor was as effervescent as always.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of effervescent

  • effective scent lagaoge toh ladkiyon uchalengi…  (Your scent can make girls effervescent)

Effervescent Pronunciation

Hysteria

hysteria meaning in HindiHysteria

  • (noun) exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement.
  • (noun) an old-fashioned term for a psychological disorder characterized by conversion of psychological stress into physical symptoms (somatization) or a change in self-awareness.

Hysteria (हिस्टीरीअ / हिस्टेरीअ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मिरगी, वातोंमाद

Hysteria Origin

  • mid 17th century (as an adjective): via Latin from Greek husterikos ‘of the womb’, from hustera ‘womb’ (hysteria being thought to be specific to women and associated with the womb).

Hysteria in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • New York Trump voters: ‘Enough with the hysteria‘.
  • Democrats need to get past their hysteria and move on.
  • In his biography on Khanna, Gautam Chintamani has attempted to explore the hysteria around him.
  • Celebrating Girl Power: Hysteria and Hypocrisy.
  • Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday ridiculed the ongoing family hysteria in the Samajwadi Party.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hysteria

  • hysteria = history + mystery… creates lot of excitement…  dinosaur hysteria

Hysteria Pronunciation

Scathing

scathing meaning in HindiScathing

  • (adj) witheringly scornful; severely critical; “Kejriwal launched a scathing attack on the Prime Minister”

Scathing (स्केदिंग / स्कैदिंग) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • तीखाहानि पहुंचाने वालानुकसान पहुंचाने वाला

Scathing Origin

  • Middle English: from Old Norse skathi (noun), skatha (verb); related to Dutch and German schaden (verb).

Scathing in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Nick Smith dodges questions on scathing environment report.
  • Modi is doing ‘khoon ki dalaali’: Rahul’s scathing attack on PM.
  • Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal made a scathing attack on the BJP state government in Gujarat for utilizing force during the Patel agitation.
  • BJP at the national council launched a scathing attack on Pakistan following the Uri terror attack.
  • He’s a punk, he’s a dog, he’s a pig: Robert De Niro’s scathing attack on Donald Trump.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of scathing

  • scathing = scary + thing

Scathing Pronunciation