Phalanx

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Phalanx

  • (noun) a body of troops or police officers standing or moving in close formation. “six hundred marchers set off, led by a phalanx of police”
  • (noun) a group of people or things of a similar type forming a compact body. “he headed past the phalanx of waiting reporters to the line of limos”
  • (noun) (in ancient Greece) a body of Macedonian infantry drawn up in close order with shields touching and long spears overlapping.
  • (noun) a bone of the finger or toe.

Phalanx meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • व्यूह, संघटित दल, जत्था, झुंड, पंक्ति, व्यूह

Phalanx origin

  • mid 16th century (denoting a body of Macedonian infantry): via Latin from Greek.

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

  • Saaho box office collection Day 10: Prabhas’ film earns over …, While it is performing well worldwide and in south India, its Hindi ….. things at tattooed guys built like trucks, and mowing down a phalanx of …
  • Space century, It is only proper that the Indian Space Research Organisation … a phalanx of his followers whose capabilities even surpassed his own on …
  • Violent Hong Kong Protests Meet Violent Police Response, Videos aired and shared online showed officers snagging a few people, as a phalanx of police charged a train car, whipping and beating …
  • Demise of titans no decline of party?, On the contrary, the Indian National Congress, which also lost a phalanx of popular leaders in the past is unable to provide successful …
  • He knew which way the wind was blowing, … competent and successful phalanx of leaders when he helmed the party … coalesced Hindu sentiments for the first time in Independent India.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Phalanx

  • or obse(ssed)-Qui( yes in frech)-ous=always obsessed with saying yes to it all
  • ob + SEQUI + ous .. sequi means sequence where one thing “follows” the other.. and servants follow what their masters say..

Phalanx pronunciation


Catastrophic

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Catastrophic

  • (adj) involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering. “a catastrophic earthquake”
  • (adj) extremely unfortunate or unsuccessful. “catastrophic mismanagement of the economy”
  • (adj) involving a sudden and large-scale alteration in state. “the body undergoes catastrophic collapse towards the state of a black hole”
  • (adj) relating to geological catastrophism.

Catastrophic meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विनाशकारी, अनर्थकारी, आपाती, प्रलयंकर

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

  • Scrapping Article 370 will be ‘catastrophic‘, says Mehbooba Mufti, SRINAGAR: India has failed Kashmir in keeping its promises, PDP chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufi said on …
  • Former CMs of J&K fear ‘catastrophic consequences’, Press Trust of India Former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday reacted angrily to the …
  • Tiger flees wildlife park for Assam shop amid catastrophic India floods, With Assam usually one of the worst-hit Indian states during the annual rains, the park has been building ridges for the animals to swim to, …
  • Manage land better to prevent catastrophic breakdown …. land must change dramatically if we are to avert catastrophic climate change.
  • Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan move closer to war after Kashmir annexation … This catastrophic and unconstitutional decision taken under …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Catastrophic

  • Cut a trophy:: if we loss the trophy then that event will be big loss misfortune , so is the meaning –> event resulting in great loss and misfortune
  • jab kutte ne KATA on the “TROUGH” then disaster happens!!!

Catastrophic pronunciation


Draconian

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Draconian

  • (adj) (of laws or their application) excessively harsh and severe. “the Nazis destroyed the independence of the press by a series of draconian laws”

Draconian meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • टस से मस न होने वाला

Draconian origin

  • late 19th century: from the name of Draco (see Draco2) + -ian.

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

  • Resident Doctors On “Indefinite” Strike Against “Draconian” Medical Bill, Resident Doctors On “Indefinite” Strike Against “Draconian” Medical Bill … The bill looks to replace the existing Indian Medical Council Act and …
  • Draconian laws by Congress and now BJP used against Muslim and …, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday slammed the Congress while accusing the party of using …
  • Opposition slams amendment to UAPA, call it draconian, NEW DELHI: Opposition parties on Friday slammed the amendment to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) which will empower …
  • Bengal Minister Dubs Triple Talaq Bill as ‘Draconian‘, Says it Interferes …, Kolkata: West Bengal minister and president of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind’s West Bengal unit, Siddiqullah Chowdhury, on Thursday dubbed the …
  • Rajya Sabha Passes ‘Draconian‘ Anti-Terror Bill, The Rajya Sabha on Friday passed the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act which will empower the government to declare individuals as …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Draconian

  • As in Draco malfoy in Harry Potter
  • any 1 has read the da vinci code….remember that code? o draconian devil oh lame saint???

Draconian pronunciation


Voracious

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voracious English Hindi meaning

Voracious Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with pictures

Voracious [vaw-rey-shuh s, voh-, vuh-]

  • (adj) wanting or devouring great quantities of food; “a voracious appetite”
  • (adj) engaging in an activity with great eagerness or enthusiasm;voracious readers; a voracious collector”

Voracious (वॉरैशस / वोरेशस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • लालची,भुक्खड़,अतिलोलुप,औदरिक,खाऊ,पेटू,भुखमरा,मरभुक्खा

Voracious in a sentence (usage in Newspaper)

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of voracious

  • carniVORE ,herbiVORE…  So “VORE” is related to khaana…

Voracious Pronunciation

Huma Qureshi is a voracious reader – TOI