Prudish

Prudish

  • (adj) having or revealing a tendency to be easily shocked by matters relating to sex or nudity; excessively concerned with sexual propriety; “his grandmother was a rather prudish woman”

Prudish (प्रूडिश) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कपटलज्जालु, पाखंडी, पाखण्डी

Prudish Origin

  • 1710-20; prude + -ish

Prudish in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Fair, and I am not being prudish. After all, kiss is an expression of love.
  • No sex, please: Sandeep Kumar pays the price of prudish politics.
  • Of sex and other mundane things: Are Indians still prudish?
  • Then there was my mother, brought up by prudish German nuns.
  • At the risk of sounding prudish, let me also state another problem I had with the film’s depiction of nudity, sex and the so-called erotica.

Prudish Pronunciation

Pry

Pry

  • (verb) enquire too inquisitively into a person’s private affairs; “I’m sick of you prying into my personal life”

Pry (प्राइ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • निजी जानकारी प्राप्त करने की कोशिश करना

Pry Origin

  • early 19th century: from the verb prise, interpreted as pries, third person singular of the present tense.

Pry in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • But – phew – at least it was password protected, otherwise any peeping tom could pry through your entire mobile life.
  • Don’t pry or compare: Nothing good can come out of it.
  • All in all, it’s high time we banned such pathetic and less than smart ads that pry on women’s insecurities and pit them against each other.
  • According to police, one fot he victims, a scrap dealer, was trying to pry out copper from the shell when it exploded.
  • New US satellite seeks to pry secrets out of Atlantic’s storms.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pry

  • pry = spy

Pry Pronunciation

Proselytize

Proselytize

  • (verb) convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another; “I’m not here to proselytize”
  • (verb) advocate or promote (a belief or course of action); “Davis wanted to share his concept and proselytize his ideas”

Proselytize (प्रासलटाइज़ / प्रासलिटाइज़) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • फुसलाना, धर्मान्तरण करना

Proselytize Origin

  • 1670s, “to make proselytes,” from proselyte + -ize. Related: Proselytized ; proselytizing.

Proselytize in a sentence (important vocabulary in recent newspaper)

  • It has been said that Mother Teresa was part of the missionary and her primary role here was to proselytize.
  • This includes a duty to proselytize to both non-Muslims and Muslims who have, in their view, ‘deviated’ from the ‘correct’ path”, she said.
  • ‘Islamic televangelism’ is defined as: “The use of the television medium to proselytize the audience and viewers.
  • You cannot freely proselytize in Muslim countries.
  • Hindus didn’t have to go out and proselytize like the Christians, as if to prove our worth to our faith.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of proselytize

  • proselytize = hypnotize

Proselytize pronunciation

Prosaic

Prosaic

  • (adj) lacking imaginativeness or originality; “prosaic language can’t convey the experience”
  • (adj) commonplace; unromantic; “the masses were too preoccupied by prosaic day-to-day concerns”

Prosaic (प्रोज़ेइक / प्रोज़ैइक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, फीका, बेरस, मामूली, शुष्क, साधारण

Prosaic Origin

  • late 16th century (as a noun denoting a prose writer): from late Latin prosaicus, from Latin prosa ‘straightforward (discourse)’ (see prose). Current senses of the adjective date from the mid 18th century.

Prosaic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • While England’s batting is so strong, the same cannot be said for their bowling which can have a prosaic look to it.
  • Think of words that add emphasise to your sentence, instead of going for the prosaic and easy words.
  • Tired of his prosaic job, Mumbai-based writer Shatrujeet Nath took a similar plunge midway through his journalistic career.
  • His methods might seem prosaic and a throwback to another era, but he brought stability to the Caribbean side through the course of the year.
  • The reality was somewhat more prosaic.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of prosaic

  • Prosaic – Prozac is a tablet given to depressed people. Depressed people are dull and unimaginative

Prosaic pronunciation

Progeny

Progeny meaning in Hindi

Progeny Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Progeny

  • (noun) a descendant or the descendants of a person, animal, or plant; offspring; “the progeny of the Scottish settlers who settled there in the mid-1800s”

Progeny (प्राजनी / प्राजिनी) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • संतान, वंशज, बच्चे

Progeny Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French progenie, from Latin progenies, from progignere ‘beget’

Progeny in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Madhya Pradesh assisting other states in improving bovine progeny.
  • In 2015-16, the state distributed Rs 219 crore for cows and their male progeny in 29 famine-affected districts.
  • Karnataka’s CMs, however, have a long tradition of not getting their progeny into politics till they themselves are active.
  • Though Kerala had always turned its back against progeny politics,the state had accepted a few.
  • You cannot rig the system. Sure, you can give a chance to your progeny, but at the end of the day, it’s the public who decides.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of progeny

  • progeny mein chuppa hai ‘genes’

Progeny Pronunciation