Loom

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Loom

  • (noun) an apparatus for making fabric by weaving yarn or thread.
  • (noun) a vague and often exaggerated first appearance of an object seen in darkness or fog, especially at sea. “the loom of the land”
  • (verb) appear as a vague form, especially one that is large or threatening. “vehicles loomed out of the darkness
  • (verb) (of an event regarded as threatening) seem about to happen. “there is a crisis looming”

Loom meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • संकट मँडराना, सम्भावना होना, करघा, हावी होना, अस्पष्ट छाया दीखना, अस्पष्ट सा दिखाई देना, अस्पष्ट देख पड़ना, करघा, धुंधला दिखाई देना, पास ही मंडराना

Loom origin

  • Old English gelōma ‘tool’, shortened to lome in Middle English.
  • mid 16th century: probably from Low German or Dutch; compare with East Frisian lōmen ‘move slowly’, Middle High German lüemen ‘be weary’.

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

  • As recession fears loom, is India better equipped than 2008?, Investors are in a fix. Most portfolios are trading in the red and the investors don’t know what to do next as fear of a recession, fanned by an …
  • Sensex snaps 3-day winning run as recession fears loom; Yes Bank …, Additionally, India Ratings lowered the country’s growth forecast to a six-year low of 6.7 per cent for the current fiscal from its earlier estimate of …
  • No.4 problem continues to loom over India’s ODI side, The question has been asked many times. India wanted to convince the world that whoever is picked for the spot is good enough.
  • Traders flock to gold as fears of recession in the US loom large, The surge isn’t temporary and future price path will largely depend on policy action,” says Sudheesh Nambiath, head of India Gold Policy …
  • Rate cut spreads in Asia, but currency risks loom, MUMBAI/BANGKOK — The central banks of India, Thailand and New Zealand all lowered key interest rates on Wednesday, following the U.S. …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Loom

  • it sounds like ‘zoom’, so even when you zoom a picture or photo it enlarges & if you zoom it more it gets a bit distorted
  • danger “loomed” large.. a common phrase

Loom pronunciation


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


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


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


Portmanteau

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Portmanteau

  • (noun) a large travelling bag, typically made of stiff leather and opening into two equal parts.
  • (noun) a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two others, for example motel or brunch. “podcast is a portmanteau, a made-up word coined from a combination of the words iPod and broadcast”
  • (noun) consisting of or combining two or more aspects or qualities. “a portmanteau movie composed of excerpts from his most famous films”

Portmanteau meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पोर्टमेंटो, ट्रक, वस्र रखने का चमड़े का बेग, सूटकेस

Portmanteau origin

  • mid 16th century: from French portemanteau, from porter ‘carry’ + manteau ‘mantle’.

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

  • How RuPay aids govt’s financial inclusion thrust, RuPay, the name being a portmanteau of “rupee” and “payment”, has been … make international purchases and withdraw cash outside India.
  • Amazon adds Hindi to the Alexa Skills Kit, … Hinglish (a portmanteau of Hindi and English) commands. Rohit Prasad, vice president and head scientist for Alexa, told Indian news agency …
  • Kashmir To Kanyakumari, 50 Cities & 2.5 Lakh Indians Set For India’s …, Plogging, a portmanteau of ‘Plocka upp’ which means ‘pick up’ in … It was probably in 2017 that India’s first plog run took place in Delhi and, …
  • A91 partners, a VC firm by former Sequoia India execs closes its debut …, It actually is an interesting portmanteau of sorts. 91 stands for the country code of India and A comes from India’s greatest emperor, Ashoka.
  • Deepfakes: it’s all in the blink of an eye, The term “deepfakes”, a portmanteau of “deep learning” and “fake”, first … “We definitely have come across morphed images here in India and …

Portmanteau pronunciation