Peculiar

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Peculiar

  • (adj) different to what is normal or expected; strange. “he gave her some very peculiar looks”
  • (adj) slightly and indefinably unwell. “I felt a little peculiar for a while”
  • (adj) particular; special. “any attempt to explicate the theme is bound to run into peculiar difficulties”
  • (adj) belonging exclusively to. “some languages are peculiar to one region”
  • (noun) a parish or church exempt from the jurisdiction of the diocese in which it lies, and subject to the direct jurisdiction of the monarch or an archbishop. “deans and canons of royal peculiars, notably Westminster Abbey and Windsor”

Peculiar meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अजीब, असामान्य, विचित्र, निराला, खास, विशेष, व्यक्तिगत, बीमार

Peculiar origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘particular’): from Latin peculiaris ‘of private property’, from peculium‘property’, from pecu ‘cattle’ (cattle being private property). The sense ‘strange’ dates from the early 17th century.

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

  • Opinion: The peculiar Indian curse of ‘first-class first’, As the Indian team, the tournament favourite, exited the cricket World Cup after losing to New Zealand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted …
  • Mumbai: Fines for cattle on roads to rise 300%, MUMBAI: To a traveller, the one peculiar constant on the Indian landscape is the presence of cattle on our roads. BMC has now decided to take …
  • Kodaikanal’s ‘hill garlic’ gets GI tag, As for its uniqueness, the application said: “Kodaikanal Hill Garlic is very peculiar than other varieties cultivated throughout India. The pungent …
  • Chandrayaan-2: a successful launch will give India a strategic …, This is India’s second lunar moon mission, and includes a lunar orbiter, a lander (Vikram), … We really need to address these peculiar lacunae.
  • The peculiar case of illegal encroachments in Mumbai and snail’s .., The Dongri building collapse which claimed 13 lives and injured 25 people on Tuesday is still fresh in the minds of people. Maharashtra Chief …

Peculiar pronunciation


Evocative

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Evocative

  • (adj) bringing strong images, memories, or feelings to mind. “powerfully evocative lyrics”

Evocative meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • याद ताज़ा करने वाला

Evocative origin

  • mid 17th century: from Latin evocativus, from evocat ‘called forth’, from the verb evocare (see evoke).

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

  • The plan to reform India’s babudom, … is evocative of the passion that many young civil servants bring to their job—a fact that would have made India’s first home minister, Sardar …
  • Best coupes under ₹1 crore in India, The sportscars available in India in the coupé body style exemplify … but the 300hp, 2.0-litre flat-four isn’t as evocative as the flat-six of old.
  • Rescuing history from homogeneity, This book has around 60 stories interspersed with several evocative … Documenting events from Indian history, Pillai introduces us to several …
  • It is extremely urgent that the Indian art community reaches out to local …, Late Indian sculptor Mrinalini Mukherjee’s evocative retrospective “Phenomenal Nature”, the first comprehensive display of Mujherjee’s work in …
  • Marking Gandhi’s 150th anniversary, … and the 75th year of Indian independence in 2022. From getting singers from 124 countries, to singing Gandhi’s favourite, evocative bhajan, …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Evocative 

  • Provocative- cause to start something (provoke). Evocative- an effect of something (evoke).
    Provoke:evoke::cause:effect
  • Eve brought eight (octive) apples to Adam

Evocative pronunciation


Exuberance

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Exuberance

  • (noun) the quality of being full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness, ebullience. “a sense of youthful exuberance”
  • (noun) the quality of growing profusely, luxuriance. “plants growing with wild exuberance”

Exuberance meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उल्लास, अधिकता

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

  • The exuberance in the bond market may see a longer-than-expected run, The Indian government bond market is perhaps the best looking place for investors right now. The value of their holdings has risen sharply as …
  • Sovereign Bonds Are Difficult And Risky, That’s Why We Should Do …, If Alan Greenspan’s America suffered from irrational exuberance, economic nationalists’ India is seized by irrational fears. It became oh so …
  • India vs West Indies: Selectors make necessary moves with focus on …, They have tried to be bold and yet they have retained experience to mix with the exuberance of youth. There’s no doubt Prasad and Co have …
  • Kargil War: Photos from battleground showcase Indian Army’s valour, India commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Kargil War with exuberance to rekindle the pride and valour of the soldiers, who took part in …
  • Making sense of India’s financial cycles, found that India too has financial cycles and that the ongoing downturn … early warning indicator to detect exuberance or distress in the system.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Exuberance

  • barrons overflows with that big wordlist
  • ubhar kar aana…when u remove ‘ex’

Exuberance pronunciation


Thwart

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Thwart

  • (verb) prevent (someone) from accomplishing something. “he never did anything to thwart his father”
  • (verb) oppose (a plan, attempt, or ambition) successfully. “the government had been able to thwart all attempts by opposition leaders to form new parties”
  • (noun) a structural crosspiece forming a seat for a rower in a boat.

Thwart meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • रोकना

Thwart origin

  • Middle English thwerte, from the adjective thwert ‘perverse, obstinate, adverse’, from Old Norse thvert, neuter of thverr ‘transverse’, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin torquere ‘to twist’.

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

  • UK navy heard in audio trying to thwart Iran ship seizure, ALSO READ: India in touch with Iran to secure release of Indians aboard British-flagged ship. The free flow of traffic through the Strait of …
  • Jamshedpur: Villagers worship jumbos to thwart attacks in Jharkhand …, JAMSHEDPUR: Religious belief cannot be justified by scientific debate. Located in the dense hilly forest area in the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary …
  • Pakistan tries to thwart extradition of Dawood’s top aide to US, Sources close to Indian agencies informed IANS that the Pakistan High Commission in London had earlier tried to thwart the extradition move …
  • Kottayam: Selfie helps thwart youth’s suicide bid, KOTTAYAM: Selfie attempts on railway tracks often lead to tragic consequences. But in a role reversal, a selfie shared by a youth with his …
  • Police thwart bid to steal sandalwood, They have registered a case against the unidentified smugglers under Section 380 read with 511 of the Indian Penal Code. A special team has …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Thwart 

  • Thwart or Obstruct is to prevent someone from doing something.
  • thWARt concentrate on WAR[against enemy,against opponents DESIRE]

Thwart pronunciation


Marquee

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Marquee

  • (noun) a large tent used for social or commercial functions.
  • (noun) a canopy projecting over the entrance to a theatre, hotel, or other building.
  • (noun) leading, pre-eminent. “a marquee player”

Marquee meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • शामियाना, एक प्रकार का बड़ा खेमा

Marquee origin

  • late 17th century: from marquise, taken as plural and assimilated to -ee.

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

  • World Cup 2019: Honour to be part of ‘marquee‘ India-Pakistan match …, India captain Virat Kohli rubbished concerns surrounding the lack of match practice for his team in the lead up to the big-ticket ICC Cricket …
  • Budget 2019: Package in the offing to help supply 24×7 power to all, Of India’s installed power generation capacity of 356,817.60 … This comes in the backdrop of Marquee schemes such as the Pradhan Mantri …
  • India requires $250 billion in green energy investments during 2023 …, With competitive solar bids and India’s wind energy sector having … carbon dioxide emission primarily from Marquee schemes such as perform, …
  • BT Buzz: Blackstone, the last resort for cash-strapped Indian real …, As distress in the Indian real estate sector is clearly visible now, … All of Blackstone’s deals have been struck with Marquee developers.
  • India women’s boxing: Competition ahead of marquee competition, BENGALURU: One look at the most of the weight categories in India women’s boxing, generally, someone is deemed favourite, who should …

Marquee pronunciation