Ponderous

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Ponderous

  • (adj) slow and clumsy because of great weight. “a swarthy, ponderous giant of a man”
  • (adj)  (especially of speech or writing) dull or laborious. “the show is loaded down with ponderous one-liners”

Ponderous meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • नीरस, फीका, कठिन, श्रमसाध्य, भारी भरकम, भद्दा

Ponderous origin

  • late Middle English: via French from Latin ponderosus, from pondusponder- ‘weight’.

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

  • Present mode of political negotiation ‘problematic’: CCF, SCF …, … on Wednesday termed the manner in which the Government of India … that there is “ponderous problems ahead, with many confusions and …
  • 2019 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross road test review, … of any vehicle on sale in India, at 3,295mm long, 1,860mm wide and … slightly ponderous in its shifts, especially between first and second.
  • More movies: ‘Klaus,’ ‘Earthquake Bird,’ ‘Warrior Queen of …, … ponderous dialogue and poorly explained hallucination scenes, not to … The premise: The queen of the state of Jhansi in northern India …
  • #12YearsOfCaptainDhoni Top Trend As Twitter Toasts Former …, Dhoni was chosen to captain India after three senior players – Rahul … has often faced criticism for his poor form and ponderous style of batting.
  • ‘Bharat’ review: Where Salman Khan’s ‘India’ takes centre stage, … place and emotions, Bharat is way too ponderous and plodding. On paper, seeing seven decades of post-Independence India through the …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Ponderous 

  • Its simple guys, POUND is a unit of weight , we often calculate weight in pounds! 1 Pound = 480 grams

Ponderous pronunciation

How to Pronounce Ponderous

Gorge

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Gorge

  • (noun) a narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it.
  • (noun) the throat.
  • (noun) the crop of a hawk.
  • (noun) the contents of the stomach.
  • (noun) a narrow rear entrance to a bastion, outwork, or other fortification.
  • (noun) a mass of ice obstructing a narrow passage, especially a river.
    (Verb) eat a large amount greedily; fill oneself with food.
    “they gorged themselves on Cornish cream teas”

Gorge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • तंग घाटी, पूरा पूरा भर देना, भकोसना, कण्ठ, पर्वत के बीच का संकुचित मार्ग, बहुत खा जाना, बहुत पेट भर खा जाना, रोक, लालची की तरह खाना, स्र्कावट

Gorge origin

  • Middle English (as a verb): from Old French gorger, from gorge ‘throat’, based on Latin gurges ‘whirlpool’. The noun originally meant ‘throat’ and is from Old French gorge ; gorge (sense 1 of the noun) dates from the mid 18th century.

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

  • Uttarakhand: 9 children die as school bus falls in gorge, Nine children were killed and three others were injured after a school bus fell in a gorge in Lambgaon, Uttarakhand on Tuesday morning.
  • 8 killed, nine injured as van plunges into Tamil Nadu gorge, At least eight persons, including three minors, were killed and nine others injured in a road accident in Tamil Nadu’s Trichy on Sunday.
  • Three dead, 12 injured as vehicle falls into gorge in J&K, Three persons were killed and 12 others injured, eight of them seriously, when the vehicle in which they were travelling skidded off the road …
  • Woman Pushed Into Deep Gorge by Live-in Partner on Way to Meet …, Dehradun: A woman from Delhi suffered grievous injuries after she was pushed into a deep gorge by her live-in partner at Uttarakhand’s Pauri …
  • Spicy wadas and pouring rain: Monsoon is the time to gorge on fried …, Similar fried dumplings are made from various lentils in different parts of India. In South India, one can get vadas made out of channa dal and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Gorge 

  • gorge: eat too much disgorge: vomit
  • remember a person GEORGE who always GORGES

Gorge pronunciation

Thick rain forest along deep Brahmaputra gorge after entering India from Tibet: Arunachal Aerials

Mince

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Mince 

  • (verb) cut up (food, especially meat) into very small pieces, typically in a machine. “minced beef”
  • (verb) walk with short quick steps in an affectedly dainty manner. “there were plenty of secretaries mincing about”
  • (noun) minced meat, especially beef. “stir in the mince and fry until browned”

Mince meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • छोटा छोटा काटना, ठुमक कर चलना, कीमा बनाना, कीमा

Mince origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French mincier, based on Latin minutia ‘smallness’

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

  • Kashmir crisis: Why China is so important to Pakistan vs India dispute, Several scuffles have taken place at the border in the past, and Hua Chunying didn’t mince her words when condemning India’s move which …
  • Angry Rahul Bajaj criticises Centre for falling demand, private …, The 81 year-old billionaire businessman did not mince words while … World Bank expects India’s economy to grow 7.5 percent this fiscal, …
  • Ravi Shastri likely to remain Team India coach, MUMBAI: Ravi Shastri, the present head coach of the Indian … Virat didn’t even mince words when asked about this the other day,” those in the …
  • Kashmiri students in Calcutta cut off and let down, Students from Kashmir in the city did not mince words in expressing their anger at the turn of events, though their immediate concern was the …
  • The evergreen college canteens, “The mince cutlets will always be a classic dish. … since 1981, says, “There’s something for every student here from continental, to South Indian.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Mince 

  • mincesounds like mice which takes tiny steps to go anywhere and nce(nice)or speak nicely or carefuly to larger people
  • mince – mice running.. bcoz she is small her steps r small too.. n she is swift ( SMALL steps + SWIFT)

Mince pronunciation

Mince curry with chickpeas | Passage to India

Slew

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Slew

  • (verb) turn or slide violently or uncontrollably. “the Renault slewed from side to side in the snow”
  • (verb) (of an electronic device) undergo slewing.
  • (noun) a violent or uncontrollable sliding movement. “I was assaulted by the thump and slew of the van”
  • (noun) a large number or quantity of something. “he asked me a slew of questions”

Slew meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • मारा हुआ, ढेर , दलदल, धसान, फेर, मोड़, अनेकता, निहत, अधिक संख्या, झटके से घूमना, झटके से घुमाना, झटके से घुमाना, मदहोश करना, घुमाना, घूमना, झुलाना झूलना, उन्मत्त करना, झटके से घूमना

Slew origin

  • mid 18th century (originally in nautical use): of unknown origin.
  • mid 19th century: from Irish sluagh.

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

  • India to impose retaliatory tariffs on slew of American products, New Delhi: India is seeking to raise tariffs on a slew of products imported from the U.S. starting next week, just days ahead of a visit by U.S. …
  • Indian PM, Maldives President conclude slew of pacts to widen Indian … ,Modi arrived in the Indian Ocean archipelago on Saturday on his first foreign visit after re-election as Prime Minister to strengthen the bilateral …
  • RBI releases a slew of retail-investor friendly policies, Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India cut the repo rate by 25 bps. However, the past two rate cuts have seen little transmission. The RBI’s .
  • India, Krygyz Republic raise ties to strategic partnership, India and Kyrgyz Republic on Friday raised their bilateral relationship to level of a “strategic partnership” and signed a slew of agreements …
  • Just how big is India’s ‘Mount Everest of Trash’?, Delhi is home to some incredible sights; the Lotus Temple, the Lodi Gardens, India Gate, and a slew of temples and tombs. Delhi has also …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Slew

  • His typing was “slow”, yet there were a slew of errors.
  • Slew is opposite small and few.

Slew pronunciation

UAE, India set to sign slew of deals