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


Jaunty

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Jaunty

  • (adj) having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner. “there was no mistaking that jaunty walk”

Jaunty meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • जिन्दादिल, मस्ती भरा, बाँका, खुदराय, प्रफुल्ल, बिना अनुमति का, बिना इजाजत का, ख़ुशदिल, ज़िंदादिल

Jaunty origin

  • mid 17th century (in the sense ‘well-bred, genteel’): from French gentil (see gentle1genteel).

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

  • For the first time in 16 years, am celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi …, … the season of celebrations and festivities mark their onset in India. … sought blessings from Lord Ganesh and had a jaunty time with each …
  • Down in Jungleland: Hello, Sunshine, He sports a jaunty, forward pointing crest and has a “chinstrap” … This cheerful clan can be found nearly all over India, even in noisy cities and …
  • The man in the jazzy blue suit, Yengde is in India this month to promote his new book, Caste Matters, which … He is a jaunty dresser—his interest in adopting the suit was also …
  • The great push that jaunty music can give your high-intensity …, Cuing up some Calvin Harris or Macklemore during short, intense workouts might change how we feel about the exercise, according to a useful …
  • he 6 Most Iconic Works by Banksy, … like jaunty horses, vivid tropical birds, and slick sea creatures. … while the rest ships overseas, often to China, India, Russia, and Japan.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Jaunty

  • remember Jonty Rhodes of the South Africa cricket team who dives carefree while fielding
  • SAME ….LIKE THE ABOVE ONE..JAYA aunty ..is a cheerful and pleasant lady.

Jaunty 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


Incumbent

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Incumbent

  • (adj) Necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility. “the government realized that it was incumbent on them to act”
  • (adj) (of an official or regime) currently holding office. “the incumbent President was defeated”
  • (adj) (of a company) having a sizeable share of a market. “powerful incumbent airlines”
  • (noun) the holder of an office or post. “the present incumbent will soon be retiring”
  • (noun) the holder of an ecclesiastical benefice.

Incumbent meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पदस्थ, पदाधिकारी, कर्तव्य, पदधारी, पदस्थ

Incumbent origin

  • late Middle English (as a noun): from Anglo-Latin incumbensincumbent-, from Latin incumbere ‘lie or lean on’, from in- ‘upon’ + a verb related to cubare ‘lie’.

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

  • Reminder to 2020 Democrats: Incumbents do not just win, they get …, Democrats have two precedents for beating Trump, but just one alternative: Scandal. Incumbent presidents are hard to beat, which is why …
  • Former skipper Ganguly says he hopes to be India’s cricket coach in …, The hunt is on for the new India coach with incumbent Ravi Shastri’s tenure coming to an end with the conclusion of the tour of the West Indies.
  • Is it time to give Rohit Sharma the reigns of the Indian T20 team?, Following India’s loss at the ODI World Cup of 2007, the then-incumbent selection committee did just that and it gave birth to perhaps India’s …
  • SEBI voices concern over related party transactions ,Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on August 3 … It was incumbent upon the managements for sticking to compliance and key …
  • Reliance Jio gains from incumbents‘ loss in rural India, says Trai report ,Analysts say this is the impact of Jio making further inroads into the hinterland as incumbent telcos continue to lose subscribers there.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Incumbent

  • incumbent -> read the word from back side as: determination(bent) to come(cum) in(in)
    office at time.
  • Those people who are bent to bring incum(income) work in office

Incumbent pronunciation


Corpus

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Corpus 

  • (noun) capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
  • (noun) a collection of written texts, especially the entire works of a particular author or a body of writing on a particular subject. “the Darwinian corpus”
  • (noun) a collection of written or spoken material in machine-readable form, assembled for the purpose of linguistic research.
  • (noun) the main body or mass of a structure.

Corpus meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • काय, राशि, संग्रह, समूह, कॉर्पस, ग्रंथसंग्रह

Corpus origin

  • late Middle English (denoting a human or animal body): from Latin, literally ‘body’. corpus (sense 1) dates from the early 18th century.

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

  • Same sex couples in India lack basic financial rights, The financial system in India recognises and rewards heterosexual … The emergency corpus would have to be larger than what would be …
  • Yogi Adityanath govt approves setting up corpus for cow protection, The Yogi Adityanath-led government on Wednesday approved setting up a corpus for funding the management and running of shelter homes …
  • How much you will need for retirement – Times of India, Similarly, the better investments you do, your investment corpus will grow bigger,” says Rajan Krishnan, Director, Retyrsmart.com, a dedicated …
  • Started with Corpus of Rs 1300 Crore, India-Russia BrahMos Venture …, New Delhi: The BrahMos venture between India and Russia to build supersonic cruise missiles was started with an initial investment of Rs …
  • Seven funds keen to manage CMPFO’s over Rs 1 lakh crore corpus, Investment management arms of HSBC, ICICI, HDFC, UTI and State Bank of India, along with Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Corpus 

  • imagine the CORPUS ie main body part of a CORPSE ie dead body 🙂

Corpus pronunciation