Bluster

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Bluster

  • (Verb) talk in a loud, aggressive, or indignant way with little effect. “you threaten and bluster, but won’t carry it through”
  • (Verb) (of a storm, wind, or rain) blow or beat fiercely and noisily. “a winter gale blustered against the sides of the house”
  • (noun) loud, aggressive, or indignant talk with little effect. “their threats contained a measure of bluster”

Bluster meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • शेखी मारना, धमकाना, शेखीबाज, डांटना, धमकाना, धमकी देना

Bluster origin

  • late Middle English: ultimately imitative.

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

  • Fine for ad bluster, Suresh Misra, a professor of consumer affairs at the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), Delhi, said the provision on misleading …
  • Kashmir: The bond between ruler and ruled seriously eroded, Sight, sound and smell give the Indian and Pakistani dominated British … The public laps up sabre-rattling bluster, blames Nehru for not …
  • India’s Move on Kashmir Puts Pakistan on the back foot, India’s decision to revoke Article 370 giving special status to Jammu … to counter India’s move, it will use old tricks – bluster, threats and a dash …
  • Trump’s Hard Line on Pakistan Is All Bluster …. Fundamental policy divergences—on the issues of Kashmir, India, and China—remain …
  • Indian, US officials in crunch talks to break trade tariffs deadlock, NEW DELHI: Indian and American trade negotiators on Friday were meeting … “Notwithstanding Trump’s bluster, it’s in India’s interests to lower …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Bluster 

  • sounds like blast her,so when you blast someone you talk loudly.but barking dogs seldom bite,so the blasting has no effect
  • Be+LUST+HER…Imagine a boy who is saying ” I am going to BE HER LUST”….obviously the person is building castles in the air…..or he is boasting….

Bluster pronunciation


Portmanteau

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Portmanteau

  • (noun) a large travelling bag, typically made of stiff leather and opening into two equal parts.
  • (noun) a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two others, for example motel or brunch. “podcast is a portmanteau, a made-up word coined from a combination of the words iPod and broadcast”
  • (noun) consisting of or combining two or more aspects or qualities. “a portmanteau movie composed of excerpts from his most famous films”

Portmanteau meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पोर्टमेंटो, ट्रक, वस्र रखने का चमड़े का बेग, सूटकेस

Portmanteau origin

  • mid 16th century: from French portemanteau, from porter ‘carry’ + manteau ‘mantle’.

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

  • How RuPay aids govt’s financial inclusion thrust, RuPay, the name being a portmanteau of “rupee” and “payment”, has been … make international purchases and withdraw cash outside India.
  • Amazon adds Hindi to the Alexa Skills Kit, … Hinglish (a portmanteau of Hindi and English) commands. Rohit Prasad, vice president and head scientist for Alexa, told Indian news agency …
  • Kashmir To Kanyakumari, 50 Cities & 2.5 Lakh Indians Set For India’s …, Plogging, a portmanteau of ‘Plocka upp’ which means ‘pick up’ in … It was probably in 2017 that India’s first plog run took place in Delhi and, …
  • A91 partners, a VC firm by former Sequoia India execs closes its debut …, It actually is an interesting portmanteau of sorts. 91 stands for the country code of India and A comes from India’s greatest emperor, Ashoka.
  • Deepfakes: it’s all in the blink of an eye, The term “deepfakes”, a portmanteau of “deep learning” and “fake”, first … “We definitely have come across morphed images here in India and …

Portmanteau pronunciation


Collusion

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Collusion

  • (noun) secret or illegal cooperation or conspiracy in order to deceive others. “the armed forces were working in collusion with drug traffickers”
  • (noun) collusion between ostensible opponents in a lawsuit.

Collusion meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • मिली भगत, सट्टी पट्टी, सांठ गांठ, अभिसंधि, कूटसंविद, दुरभिसन्धि, बंदिश, साँठ-गाँठ, मिलीभगत

Collusion origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin collusio(n- ), from colludere ‘have a secret agreement’ (see collude).

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

  • How IL&FS colluded with rating agencies, India Ratings and Research Pvt. Ltd, ICRA and Credit Analysis and … This collusion between the Bawa/Saha-led management and rating …
  • Indo-US-Afghan collusion hinders peace, Pakistan’s strained relations with India-Afghanistan … is resorting to covert war, water terrorism and hybrid war in collusion with Afghanistan.
  • Probe collusion of institutes, banks, dept officials: PAC, The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Legislative Assembly wants the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to unearth the collusion of …
  • The Clean-up of Corporate India Seems To Have Begun in Earnest!, This brazen misuse of LCs and bank credit would not have been possible without the active collusion of top bankers. In fact, Moneylife has …
  • Price collusion in pharma, US-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has been accused of colluding with about 20 … This includes top Indian companies such as Taro Pharma (a …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Collusion 

  • people who involve in collusion, try to create an Illusion that everything is fine
  • You can just see some Illusions of a collusion.

Collusion pronunciation


Salvo

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Salvo

  • (noun) a simultaneous discharge of artillery or other guns in a battle. “a deafening salvo of shots rang out”
  • (noun) a number of weapons released from one or more aircraft in quick succession.
  • (noun) a sudden, vigorous, or aggressive act or series of acts. “the pardons provoked a salvo of accusations”
  • (noun) a member of the Salvation Army.

Salvo meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • जयजयकार, त्याग, धमाका, निकास, बाढ़, बाढ़, व्यतिरेक, उपलक्ष, उपलक्ष्य, झड़, फ़ायर, मौक़ा, बारूद की बौछार, तोपों का बोलना, टाल-मटूल, फौजी सलामी

Salvo origin

  • late 16th century (earlier as salve ): from French salve, Italian salva ‘salutation’.
  • late 19th century: abbreviation of salvation.

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

  • Trump fires fresh trade salvo a day ahead of G20 meeting with Modi, New Delhi: Indian tariffs imposed in retaliation to the withdrawal of preferential trade terms by the US are unacceptable and must be reversed, …
  • Why India is striking back against predatory journals, Our foe is determined and adaptable, says Bhushan Patwardhan. A list of credible titles is the latest salvo in the fight against shoddy scholarship.
  • Sarfaraz fires opening salvo ahead of India-Pakistan game, JAIPUR: Social media has already turned into a tinderbox with Sunday scheduled to witness cricket’s most storied rivalry between India and …
  • BJP leader fires Salvo On KCR, BJP senior leader Krishnasagar Rao fired a salvo at Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on the spate of attacks on forest officials …
  • Day that changed Indian cricket, While the ultimate moment arrived at Lord’s, India had fired the first salvo a fortnight before that had been completely ignored, even by their own …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Salvo 

  • poore saal(whole year) salvo of bullets in the Kashmir valley..
  • pray to god to salvage you when salvo is going on!

Salvo pronunciation


Obfuscate

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Obfuscate 

  • (verb) make obscure, unclear, or unintelligible. “the spelling changes will deform some familiar words and obfuscate their etymological origins”
  • (verb) bewilder (someone). “the new rule is more likely to obfuscate people than enlighten them”

Obfuscate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अस्पष्ट करना, अंधेरा करना, किसी उलझन में डालना या होना, स्तम्भित कर देना, स्तब्ध कर देना, होश हवास गुम कर देना, असंबद्ध सूचना डालकर बात को अस्पष्ट करना, समझ के परे करना, उलझाना, ढकना, घबरा देना, काला करना

Obfuscate origin

  • late Middle English: from late Latin obfuscat– ‘darkened’, from the verb obfuscare, based on Latin fuscus ‘dark’.

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

  • Opinion | Aaj ki Baat June 28 episode: Why Amit Shah said, Article …, For the first time, the Home Minister of India has unambiguously said in … Unlike Home Ministers in the past, who used to obfuscate on the ….
  • Information technology will give India’s pluralism a voice, Information technology will change that and India’s pluralism will be … It may be possible to deny or obfuscate the facts of inequality in India, but …
  • Diagnosed appeasement needs treatment, Right to life and security is the fundamental right of every Indian and in … of appeasement in India to blur and obfuscate fair administration and …
  • Whose narrative is JK’s delimitation, asks KCSDS, … majoritarianism of India in Kashmir to further politically disempower the … disempower and denigrate Kashmiris to obfuscate their struggle for ….
  • Vijay Mallya tries to obfuscate again: Attachment of assets worth Rs …, While laying hands on his assets indeed does partial justice to India and its taxpayers, full justice would be done only if in addition he is made …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Obfuscate 

  • obFUScate– same as conFUSe
  • Fuse bulb put you in dark now.

Obfuscate pronunciation