Succulent

Succulent

  • (adj) (of food) tender, juicy, and tasty; “heaps of succulent black grapes”
  • (botany) (of a plant, especially a xerophyte) having thick fleshy leaves or stems adapted to storing water; “the ever-increasing popularity of succulent plants”

Succulent (सक्यलिन्ट / सक्युलन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • रसीला, रसदार

Succulent Origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin succulentus, from succus ‘juice’.

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

  • Cactus and succulent plant fever has swept Nagaland and gardeners are discovering the joys of growing these spiky plants over flowery ones.
  • Arid land yields a bounty of succulent fruits.
  • The succulent chicken was so tasty, that it went well with the spiced rice.
  • Native to South Africa, jade plants are succulents that retain water in their round, green leaves.
  • The acids in the marinade react with the lean muscle fibers in the meat and break them down, resulting in a more succulent piece of meat.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of succulent

  • suck the succulent mango

Succulent 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

Pseudonym

Pseudonym

  • (noun) a fictitious name, especially one used by an author; “Hanbury wrote a novel under the pseudonym of James Aston”

Pseudonym meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • उपनाम, झूठा नाम

Pseudonym Origin

  • mid 19th century: from French pseudonyme, from Greek pseudōnymos, from pseudēs ‘false’ + onoma ‘name’.

Pseudonym in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • I had written a Faking News Post under a pseudonym against the rampant sexism at an age-old hostel tradition.
  • Her lawsuit, filed under the pseudonym Jane Roe, resulted in the court’s 1973 decision that established a woman’s right to an abortion.
  • But that is not why some women authors wrote under male pseudonyms.
  • 3 Lewis Carroll was the pseudonym adopted by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
  • US President Barack Obama reportedly used a pseudonym in some of the e-mails he exchanged with Hillary Clinton.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pseudonym

  • pseudo = not real

Pseudonym Pronunciation

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