Shroud

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Shroud

  • (noun) a length of cloth or an enveloping garment in which a dead person is wrapped for burial. “he was buried in a linen shroud”
  • (noun) a thing that envelops or obscures something.; a shroud of mist
  • (noun) a set of ropes forming part of the standing rigging of a sailing boat and supporting the mast or topmast.
  • (verb) wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial. “the body was washed and shrouded”
  • (verb) acover or envelop so as to conceal from view. “mountains shrouded by cloud”

Shroud meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पैराशूट की रस्सी, शव-परिधान, शब लपेटने की चादर, आवरण, कफन, ढक्कन, परदा, कफ़न, नक़ाब, मुर्दा लपेटने की चादर, शव परिधान, जहाज के मस्तूल की रस्सी, कफ़न में लपेटना, कफ़न में लपेटना, कफ़नाना, छिपाना, ढकना, ढांकना, मुर्दे पर कपड़ा डालना.

Shroud origin

  • ate Old English scrūd ‘garment, clothing’, of Germanic origin, from a base meaning ‘cut’; related toshred. An early sense of the verb (Middle English) was ‘cover so as to protect’.

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

  • Blazers Recap: The Blazers Shroud the Suns, 127-120!!
  • Amira Nature Foods: Red Flags Shroud The Growth Profile
  • Thomas Mitchell: Do not shroud public pensions in secrecy
  • Trump Administration Makes Shameful Decision to Shroud Civilian …
  • Hester files bill to shroud execution process in more secrecy

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Shroud

  • Mist shrouded the castle

Shroud pronunciation

Incongruous

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incongruous

Incongruous Meme – Daily Vocabulary words | Word spotted in TheHindu.com Newspaper dated 8 June 2013

Incongruous (Adjective)

  • out of place; inappropriate; an incongruous effect; incongruous behavior.
  • not harmonious in character; inconsonant; an incongruous mixture of architectural styles.
  • inconsistent: actions that were incongruous with their professed principles.

Bellwether

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bellwether

Bellwether Meme – Daily Vocab – Your ultimate vocabulary source                                         Word spotted on Financial Chronicle dated 3 June 2013 

Bellwether

(Noun) someone or something that takes the lead in a group or movement.

(Noun) sheep that leads the herd often wearing a bell

Espionage

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Espionage

Espionage Meme – Daily Vocab – Your Ultimate vocabulary source                             Word spotted from Economics Times 2 June 2013

 

Espionage:

(Noun) the act of organized spying, usually with the goal of uncovering sensitive military or political information.