Retort

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

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

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

invigorate

invigorate meaning in Hindi

invigorate Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

invigorate

  • (verb) give strength or energy to; “the shower had invigorated her”

invigorate (इन्विगरिट / इन्विगरेट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दृढ़ करना, पुष्ट करना, बल बढ़ाना, जान डालना, मज़बूत करना, बलवर्धन करना, स्फूर्ति से भर देना

invigorate Origin

  • mid 17th century: from medieval Latin invigorat- ‘made strong’, from the verb invigorare, from in- ‘towards’ + Latin vigorare ‘make strong’ (from vigor ‘vigour’).

invigorate in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • 850 Chinese firms invigorate Algeria ‘ s economic growth.
  • Dr Reddy’s pins hopes on new molecules to invigorate profits.
  • The government’s focus has been to re-energise and re-invigorate the relations.
  • These specially formulated skin care products are packed with OxySphere technology to help remove dead skin cells and invigorate the skin.
  • Innovation Can Invigorate Growth.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of invigorate

  • in + vigor (strong) -> invigor tablet apne andar jaan phook deti hai.

invigorate Pronunciation

Lynch

Lynch meaning in Hindi

Lynch Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary 

Lynch

  • (verb) (of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging; “six policemen were lynched by angry crowds”

Lynch meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बिना मुकदमे मार डालना, सज़ा

Lynch Origin

  • mid 19th century: from Lynch’s law, named after Capt. William Lynch, head of a self-constituted judicial tribunal in Virginia circa 1780.

Lynch in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • This could very well pave way for lynch mobs to attack me once I am out of the studio.
  • Hyena rescued from Agra village lynch mob.
  • Without a trial, the mob decided to lynch the accused.
  • As a hate crime, they lynched the man from a tree. He hung there with a noose around his neck and a blank expression on his face.
  • The crowd, angry at his treachery, decided to lynch him.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of lynch

  • lynch — inch by inch (jammen se upar)… latka diya ped se…

Lynch Pronunciation