Beset

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Beset

  • (verb) (of a problem or difficulty) trouble (someone or something) persistently. “the social problems that beset the UK”
  • (verb) surround and harass. “I was beset by clouds of flies”
  • (verb) hem in. “the ship was beset by ice and finally sank”
  • (verb) be covered or studded with. “springy grass all beset with tiny jewel-like flowers”

Beset meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • घेर लेना

Beset origin

  • Old English besettan, from be- ‘about’ + settan (see set1).

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

  • Act on Hirakud Dam to avoid disaster: Bargarh MP Suresh Pujari, While its expected life span was 100 years, it has been beset by heavy erosion in the catchment area that has led to the dam silting up …
  • Policymakers may have to focus on rewards & incentives to scale up …, These are only some ills that have beset Indian agriculture. … member of The Economic Times India Leadership Council, ETILC’s core group …
  • Paradigm Shift: What Arbitration and Conciliation Amendment Bill …, A causal nexus has resulted in Indian parties favouring international …. Institutional arbitration in India has been beset by a number of factors …
  • ‘Public art holds cities together,’ Delhi artist shares thoughts, Delhi-based artist Neeraj Gupta is all set to represent India at the … In moments of the crises that beset great cities, it is these elements that …
  • The history of the memsahib, The life and times of English women in colonial India come alive in Katie … They were shipwrecked, attacked by pirates and beset by violent …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Beset 

  • beset. bees+attack. imagine bees attack on u from all directions.
  • beset sounds like be set(ready) to face attack from all directions

Beset pronunciation

GS-P1-17.2. Clarify how mid-eighteenth century India was beset with spectre of fragmented polity

Vow

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Vow

  • (noun) a solemn promise.
  • (noun) a set of solemn promises committing one to a prescribed role, calling, or course of action, typically to marriage or a monastic career. “the vows of celibacy”
  • (verb) solemnly promise to do a specified thing. “the rebels vowed to continue fighting”
  • (verb) dedicate to someone or something, especially a deity. “I vowed myself to this enterprise”

Vow meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • वादा. शपथ. प्रतिज्ञा, प्रतिज्ञा करना, कसम खाना, क़सम, प्रण, व्रत, शपथ, शपथ खाना, सौगंध

Vow origin

  • Middle English: from Old French vou, from Latin votum (see vote); the verb is from Old French vouer.

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

  • Left parties protest amendment to Article 370, vow to continue fighting, The Left parties will hold an all-India protest on Tuesday to resist the move. In Delhi, the protest will begin from Mandi House at 11 a.m..
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ukrainian President vow to boost ties, Referring to the friendly and cordial relations between India and Ukraine, Modi noted the satisfactory pace of growth in bilateral trade relations
  • With the removal of Article 370 from JK, my vow is complete: Madan …, “I had taken a vow that till Article 370 is not removed from Kashmir I will … He added that the RSS and BJP had been claiming India’s right on …
  • Trump renews vow to mediate between Pakistan and India on Kashmir, Washington: US President Donald Trump has renewed his vow to help Pakistan and India resolve Kashmir issue if both the countries wanted …
  • 7 states Chief Ministers vow to end drugs menace, … the drug traffickers were not confined by national or state boundaries, and Pakistan was promoting narco-terrorism to create trouble in India.

Vow pronunciation

Shaking up the force, India's female cops vow to protect women

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

Historic Mandate For An Incumbent Government: Devendra Fadnavis

Dabble

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Dabble

  • (verb) immerse (one’s hands or feet) partially in water and move them around gently. “they dabbled their feet in the rock pools”
  • (verb) (of a duck or other waterbird) move the bill around in shallow water while feeding. “teal dabble in the shallows”
  • (verb) take part in an activity in a casual or superficial way. “he dabbled in left-wing politics”

Dabble meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • ऊपरी ढंग से करना, डुबोना, ऊपरी तौर से दिलचस्पी लेना, भिगोना/सानना, इधर-उधर पानी उलीचना, छपछपाना, छिड़काना, छींटे डालना, तर करना, भिगोना

Dabble origin

  • mid 16th century: from obsolete Dutch dabbelen, or a frequentative of the verb dab1.

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

  • Web streaming shows dabble in bold, political themes to target youth, “The youth comprises about 50% of the population of India. That generation was possibly not watching television in the last three to four years, …
  • Horror is the new flavour of the season for Indian audiences, … Aaryan—“heroes” with large followings—have decided to dabble in horror … Ghoul, Netflix’s first original horror series from India, is among its …
  • Remembering VG Siddhartha: The entrepreneur who made coffee …, The entrepreneur who created an Indian rival to Starbucks is no more. … to dabble in stocks and started Sivan Securities, an investment and …
  • SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son might have to dabble in mid-stage deals …, SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son might have to dabble in mid-stage deals this … We should also expect more of that largess to go to India than China, …
  • Linode expands footprint in India with launch of data centre facility in …, India is set to bear witness to rapid growth rates in its data centre …. two data centre facilities it plans to dabble in, amid reporting revenues of …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dabble

  • dabble…sounds like table…and if you see someone putting up their legs on the TABLE in the office, YOU GET the feeling that the person is not serious about his image at work.
  • sounds like “double”, a person who always has double thoughts is not serious

Dabble pronunciation

dabble meaning musically only 18+

Contrary

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Contrary

  • (adj) opposite in nature, direction, or meaning. “he ignored contrary advice and agreed on the deal”
  • (adj) (of two or more statements, beliefs, etc.) opposed to one another.
    “his mother had given him contrary messages”
  • (adj) (of a wind) blowing in the opposite direction to one’s course; unfavourable.
  • (adj) (of two propositions) so related that one or neither but not both must be true.
  • (adj) perversely inclined to disagree or to do the opposite of what is expected or desired. “she is sulky and contrary where her work is concerned”
  • (noun) the opposite. “an Act applies only to the United Kingdom unless the contrary is expressed”
  • (noun) a contrary proposition.

Contrary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विपरीत, प्रतिकूल, विरुद्ध, उलटा, ज़िद्दी, विरोध

Contrary origin

  • Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French contrarie, from Latin contrarius, from contra ‘against’.

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

  • Virat Kohli Eager To “Move On” From India’s World Cup 2019 …, The Indian team could not train ahead of the first T20I due to rain but that didn’t dampen Virat Kohli’s mood at all. On the contrary, the Indian …
  • Donald Trump irks India, offers to mediate in Kashmir row again, The secretary reaffirmed the positive trajectory of the US-India … It also seemed contrary to the US’s position that New Delhi is being seen as its …
  • View: J&K’s ‘outsiders’ invasion’ bogey, This free and fearless movement and settlement of Kashmiri people across India is not a complaint. On the contrary, it strengthens India as an …
  • India skids on GDP runway, Contrary to the build-up, India has slipped two ranks in the World Bank’s GDP pecking order in 2018, and is now the seventh largest economy …
  • Contrary To Previous Reports Tata Hexa To Continue Post BS6 …, The Indian auto industry is on the verge of a major upgradation which will require all the vehicles sold in India to comply with the BS6 norms …

Contrary pronunciation

Hindustan zindabad I love my powerful contrary india