Wane

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Wane

  • (verb) (of a state or feeling) decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker; “confidence in the dollar waned”
  • (verb) (of the moon) have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size; “the moon is waning”
  • (Phrase) on the wane — becoming weaker or less extensive; “the epidemic was on the wane”
  • (noun) the amount by which a plank or log is bevelled or falls short of a squared shape; “I cut the log into slabs without removing the outside wane”

Wane (वेन / वैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उतरना, घटना, ढलना, कम होना, क्षीण होना, अधोगति, अवनति, कमी, क्षय, घटाव, पतन, ह्रास, चंद घटना

Wane Origin

  • Old English wanian ‘lessen’, of Germanic origin; related to Latin vanus ‘vain’.

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

  • Manufacturing activity picks up but optimism continues to wane.
  • US Report Says Anti-Americanism On the Wane in Greece.
  • India’s craze for gold on the wane as yellow metal gets dearer.
  • Atheism may be on the wane in Britain.
  • Davos: Citigroup CEO admits London focus will wane after Brexit.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of wane

  • wane === opposite of gain

Wane pronunciation

Trailblazer

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Trailblazer

  • (noun) a person who is the first to do something; an innovator; “he was a trailblazer for many ideas that are now standard fare”
  • (noun) a person who makes a new track through wild country; “a trailblazer in the automotive industry”

Trailblazer (ट्रेल्ब्लेज़र / ट्रैल्ब्लैज़र) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अग्रणी, इन्नोवेटर

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

  • Gordon was a trailblazer, said Michelle Walker.
  • Carmel Fisher recognised as an investment trailblazer.
  • Ivy O’Conner embraces being a wrestling trailblazer at River Valley.
  • At Miss Universe, woman from Spain proud to be transgender trailblazer.
  • Are you inspirational, a builder or a trailblazer?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of trailblazer

  • imagine an innovator (trailblazer) wearing a blazer.

Trailblazer pronunciation

Eminent

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Eminent

  • (adj) (of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere;
    “one of the world’s most eminent statisticians”.
  • (adj) (of a positive quality) present to a notable degree; “the book’s scholarship and eminent readability”

Eminent (एमिनेंट / एमीनेंट / एमिनेन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  •  प्रख्यात, प्रतापी, प्रतिष्ठित, प्रवर, प्रसिद्ध, महत, मान्यवर, विशिष्ट, श्रेष्ठ, सुप्रसिद्ध, अग्रगण्य, उत्तुंग, प्रकांड, उच्च, उत्कृष्ट, ऊँचा, ऊंचा

Eminent Origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin eminent- ‘jutting, projecting’, from the verb eminere.

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

  • PM Modi doing best to advance common good in India, says eminent economist Prof Kotler.
  • Eminent academician S Ramaswamy passes away at 86.
  • The JQ Wingate Literary Prize is Britain’s pre-eminent Jewish literary prize.
  • Death of an eminent English composer, 91.
  • Eminent Polish musicologist dies.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of eminent

  • think about Eminem who is always above others.

Eminent pronunciation

Gluttony

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Gluttony

  • (noun) habitual greed or excess in eating; “she said plumpness was a sign of gluttony in most cases”

Gluttony (ग्लटनी) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पेटूपन, लालच, लोलुपता

Gluttony Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French glutonie, from gluton ‘glutton’.

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

  • Pope says forget greed and gluttony at Christmas, go for simple love.
  • Muskoka fitness trainer gives top 10 ways to combat holiday gluttony.
  • After the holiday gluttony, many people are trying to get back on track when it comes to fitness and wellness.
  • Eating right: Holidays don’t have to be the ‘season of gluttony‘.
  • Gluttony really could turn you into a fathead.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gluttony

  • Gluttony = glued to ‘ton’ of weight – ‘petupan’

Gluttony pronunciation