Ward

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Ward

  • (noun) a separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient. “a children’s ward”
  • (noun) an administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councillor or councillors. “the second most marginal ward in Westminster”
  • (noun) a child or young person under the care and control of a guardian appointed by their parents or a court. “for the last three years, the boy has been my ward”
  • (noun) the state of being in the care of a guardian. “the ward and care of the Crown”
  • (noun) any of the internal ridges or bars in a lock which prevent the turning of any key which does not have grooves of corresponding form or size.
  • (noun) the action of keeping a lookout for danger. “I saw them keeping ward at one of those huge gates”
  • (noun) an area of ground enclosed by the encircling walls of a fortress or castle.
  • (verb) admit (a patient) to a hospital ward. “the last of the accident victims was warded”
  • (verb) guard; protect. “it was his duty to ward the king”

Ward meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • प्रतिपाल्य, निगरानी, आश्रित, रोगीकक्ष, वार्ड, रक्षा करना, संरक्षित

Ward origin

  • Old English weard (in ward (sense 5 of the noun), also ‘body of guards’), weardian ‘keep safe, guard’, of Germanic origin; reinforced in Middle English by Old Northern French warde (noun), warder (verb) ‘guard’.

Ward our in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India’s last polio ward, 4013, possibly India’s only wards dedicated to treating men and women affected by polio. It has been five years since WHO declared the …
  • The Shrinking Space for Scientific Temper in India Is Worrying, We should celebrate India’s constitutional provision for the scientific temper … flowers flowers, coconut and lemons, purportedly to ward off evil.
  • Kashmiris’ situation is unsustainable: German Chancellor Merkel, … Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters accompanying her India trip. … Security officer of the ward filed a complaint at the Shivaji Park police …
  • Which is India’s greenest metro?, Yet, among India’s six metros Delhi is already the greenest. …. Our analysis, though, suggests that most of India’s wards fail to meet the World …
  • Halloween Unable To Gain Popularity In India. Some Possible …, … so they started lighting bonfires and wearing costumes to ward off the … In India, festival celebrations are bright, colourful and cheery,” social …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Ward 

  • Ward and guard sound similar…you ward off something that is evil or bad, similarly you guard yourself against the evil.
  • the warden was awarded for warding off war in the ward!

Ward pronunciation

Endeavour

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Endeavour

  • (verb) try hard to do or achieve something. “he is endeavouring to help the Third World”
  • (noun) an attempt to achieve a goal. “an endeavour to reduce serious injury”
  • (noun) earnest, prolonged, and industrious effort. “enthusiasm is a vital ingredient in all human endeavour”
  • (noun) an enterprise or undertaking. “a portfolio of business endeavours”

Endeavour meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • प्रयत्न करना, यत्न करना, प्रयत्न

Endeavour origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘exert oneself’): from the phrase put oneself in devoir ‘do one’s utmost’ (see devoir).

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

  • No attempts made to frame Uniform Civil Code in India: SC … state shall endeavour to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout …
  • Behind Imran Khan’s Muzaffarabad rally, a Jinnah plot to …, It is directly connected to Pakistan’s decades-old endeavour to capture … in Srinagar and met Jinnah as an agent of the Orient Press of India.
  • Endeavour is to facilitate smooth transition and leave team in …, The reappointed Ravi Shastri says his primary endeavour will be … can leave a legacy for the time to come,” the former India all-rounder said.
  • Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train fare to be around ₹3000′, As part of the endeavour to save the environment, the NHSRCL has also deployed specially-designed vehicles to transplant large trees …
  • Bandaru Dattatreya sworn in as HP governor, Stating that it would be his endeavour to take forward the pace of development in coordination with both the government and the Opposition, …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Endeavour

  • En+Devote.. Devote oneself to achieve something.
  • endeavour( in depth) thus endeavour efforts means efforts which is done from the depth to accompolish something

Endeavour pronunciation

Retort

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Retort

  • (verb) say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner; “‘No need to be rude,’ retorted Isabel”
  • (noun) a sharp, angry, or witty reply; “she opened her mouth to make a suitably cutting retort”
  • (noun) a container or furnace for carrying out a chemical process on a large or industrial scale; “a laboratory full of bubbling retorts and crackling electrical equipment”

Retort meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • मुंहतोड़ जवाब,  कड़ा उत्तर देना

Retort Origin

  • late 15th century (in the sense ‘hurl back an accusation or insult’): from Latin retort- ‘twisted back, cast back’, from the verb retorquere, from re- ‘in return’ + torquere ‘to twist’.

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

  • Nani’s Retort to a crazy fan is going viral.
  • Asked an emotional Mamata Banerjee in her retort to a BJP leader’s comments in which he called the West Bengal chief minister a ‘hijra’.
  • People of Kashmir retort, is the Supreme Court oblivious of the fact that Kashmir was peaceful from October 2016 to April 2017!
  • Some males bring nesting material, while others weave thin threads into retort-shaped structures.
  • In retort, Sooraj said he was a member of the mess and had every right to be there, and allegedly added that he would eat beef inside the mess.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retort

  • resort mein retort mat karna… bhaga denge

Retort Pronunciation

Mutilate

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Mutilate

  • (verb) destroy or injure severely; “many of the bodies had been mutilated”
  • (verb) alter so as to make unrecognizable; “the 14th-century carved screen had been mutilated”

Mutilate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बुरी तरह नष्ट कर देना,  काटना, छांटना, अंग भंग करना

Mutilate Origin

  • early 16th century: from Latin mutilat- ‘maimed, mutilated, lopped off’, from the verb mutilare, from mutilus ‘maimed’.

Mutilate in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Chimps Kill, Mutilate and Cannibalize Member of Own Group.
  • Woman who threatened to mutilate and kill horses jailed.
  • Poachers poison, mutilate lions in South Africa.
  • UNICEF decries high rate of female genital mutilation in the country.
  • Pakistani troops kill 3 Indian soldiers, mutilate one at LoC.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of mutilate

  • mutilate = “ate”, if I ate your arm, I mutilate you

Mutilate Pronunciation

Consternation

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consternation meaning in HindiConsternation

  • (noun) a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected; “to her consternation her car wouldn’t start”

Consternation (कान्स्टर्नेशन / कान्स्टर्नैशन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • घबराहटव्याकुलतासनसनी

Consternation Origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin consternatio(n- ), from the verb consternare ‘lay prostrate, terrify.

Consternation in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Consternation over Bhopal encounter.
  • Trump’s campaign rhetoric caused consternation in many world capitals, including Tokyo.
  • Trump caused consternation in December 2015 by mooting a ban on all Muslims travelling to the United States.
  • There seems to be consternation within the Congress on the proposed Grand Alliance in Uttar Pradesh on the lines of Bihar.
  • School Burnings Cause Consternation in Indian Kashmir.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of consternation

  • conster (~monster) + nation, monster in your nation will cause consternation

Consternation Pronunciation