Wane

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

Affirm

Affirmed English Hindi meaning

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

Affirm

  • (verb) state emphatically or publicly; “he affirmed that they would lend military assistance”
  • (verb) declare one’s support for; uphold; defend; “the charter affirmed the right of national minorities to use their own language”
  • (law) accept or confirm the validity of (a judgement or agreement); ratify;”the Court of Appeal affirmed a decision of the High Court”
  • (law) make a formal declaration rather than taking an oath; “he refused to take the oath but chose simply to affirm on being admitted to the Privy Council”
  • (verb) offer (someone) emotional support or encouragement; “there are five common ways parents fail to affirm their children”

Affirm (अफर्म) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मान लेना, स्वीकार करना, पुष्टि करना, प्रतिज्ञान करना, अनुमोदन करना, दावे से कहना

Affirm Origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘make firm’): via Old French from Latin affirmare, from ad- ‘to’ + firmus ‘strong’.

Affirm in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • In fact, every industry statesman will affirm that leadership centred around values is inevitable for the building of a legacy.
  • As a litterateur, I affirm that the current so-called “intolerance” by regional and nation media is of no help.
  • YSR Congress MLAs affirm faith in Jagan’s leadership.
  • The violent battle on 22 March in Hyderabad University seems part of an ongoing coordinated action to affirm dominance and power.
  • Ask firmly, negotiate smartly, affirm gently, and settle happily!

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of affirm

  • Affirm = A + ‘firm’ statement

Affirm pronunciation

You Must Affirm What You Want! (Law Of Attraction)

Metamorphosis

metamorphosis English Hindi meaning

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

Metamorphosis

  • (noun) a change of the form or nature of a thing or person into a completely different one.

Metamorphosis (मेटमॉर्फसिस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • रूपान्तर करना, कायापलट, बदलाव, रूप भेद

Metamorphosis origin

  • late Middle English: via Latin from Greek metamorphōsis, from metamorphoun ‘transform, change shape’.

Metamorphosis in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Perhaps Delhi’s metamorphosis is because of the change in its demography over the years.
  • From mid-match retirements to sheer ruthlessness: The fascinating metamorphosis of Djokovic.
  • Alok Nath’s metamorphosis from a regular actor to the much-revered Babuji happened in this legendary film.
  • For Parineeti, the prep towards this startling metamorphosis began in February when she signed up for martial arts training.
  • The country is going through a digital metamorphosis.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of metamorphosis

  • meta = many, morp = shape or form

Metamorphosis pronunciation

Will explains the meaning of metamorphosis

Harangue

Harangue English Hindi meaning

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

Harangue

  • (noun) a lengthy and aggressive speech

  • (verb) lecture (someone) at length in an aggressive and critical manner

Harangue meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • भाषण, भाषण देना, उग्र भाषण देना

Harangue Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French arenge, from medieval Latin harenga, perhaps of Germanic origin. The spelling was later altered to conform with French harangue (noun), haranguer (verb).

Harangue in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)

  • And both are prepared to bully, harangue, and lie to get ahead.
  • He “cursed the entire uniform(ed) body” during a 90-minute harangue.
  • I hate to end the year with a harangue against a major technology company, but I must.
  • He did periodically harangue me for wasting my natural business development / sales skills.
  • he Prime Minister was sending a signal to the right-wing fringe in the BJP that it must tone down its harangue, the analyst added.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of harangue

  • HAR (her) + ANGUE (anger) = jab kisi ‘her’ ko ‘anger’ aaye toh harangue sunne ke liye ready ho jao dosto

Harangue Pronunciation