Reprieve

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Reprieve

  • (verb) cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, especially someone condemned to death). “under the new regime, prisoners under sentence of death were reprieved”
  • (verb) abandon or postpone plans to close or abolish (something). “the threatened pits could be reprieved”
  • (noun) a cancellation or postponement of a punishment. “he accepted the death sentence and refused to appeal for a reprieve”
  • (noun) a cancellation or postponement of an undesirable event. “a mother who faced eviction has been given a reprieve”

Reprieve meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दण्डविराम, अवकाश, घटाव, विराम, दण्ड या प्राणदंड की थोड़े समय के लिये रोक, प्राणदंड की थोड़े समय के लिये रोक, प्राणदण्ड स्थगित, अस्थायी रूप से हटाना, अवकाश देना, फांसी स्थगित करना, दण्डविराम करना, प्राणदंड की थोड़े समय के लिये रोक रखना, प्राणदण्ड स्थगित, अस्थायी रूप से हटाना

Reprieve origin

  • late 15th century (as the past participle repryed ): from Anglo-Norman French repris, past participle of reprendre, from Latin re- ‘back’ + prehendere ‘seize’. The insertion of -v- (16th century) remains unexplained. Sense development has undergone a reversal, from the early meaning ‘send back to prison’, via ‘postpone a legal process’, to the current sense ‘rescue from impending punishment’.

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

  • Huawei reprieve is good and bad news for Asian tech stocks, The sector that just won the biggest reprieve is tech stocks. President Donald Trumps decision to allow U.S. corporations to resume sales to …
  • Sri Lanka: Death row prisoners win a temporary reprieve, The temporary reprieve given to these death row prisoners should become permanent and their death sentences should be commuted …
  • Tariff truce likely to give markets a reprieve, but just a temporary one, “Markets are likely to breathe a collective sigh of relief given the highly anticipated outcome of the meeting. However, the reprieve may be short …
  • From Water to Traffic – No Reprieve For Shimla, Last year it was a water crisis, this year it is the traffic chaos and accidents. Post the bus accident in Khalini area of Shimla on July 1 which …
  • Reprieve for Vijay Mallya as UK court allows extradition appeal, Controversial businessman Vijay Mallya was handed a lifeline by the England and Wales high court on Tuesday when it permitted him to …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Reprieve 

  • sounds like relieve and means the same
  • reprieve rhymes with deprive, when you are deprived of energy you will take a break

Reprieve pronunciation


Rostrum

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Rostrum 

  • (noun) a raised platform on which a person stands to make a public speech, receive an award or medal, play music, or conduct an orchestra. “speaker after speaker stepped up to the rostrum”
  • (noun) a beak like projection, especially a stiff snout or anterior prolongation of the head in an insect, crustacean, or cetacean. “these beetles are very easily recognized by the rostrum or beak”

Rostrum meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • जहाज का माथा, व्याख्यान-मंच, व्याख्यान चबूतरा, चबूतरा, चोंच, मंच, ऊंची जगह जहां व्याख्यान करने वाला खड़ा होता है, मंचिका

Rostrum origin

  • mid 16th century: from Latin, literally ‘beak’ (from rodere ‘gnaw’). The word was originally used (at first in the plural rostra ) to denote part of the Forum in Rome, which was decorated with the beaks of captured galleys, and was used as a platform for public speakers.

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

  • Australian Open Badminton 2019: As Indian challenge ends in Sydney …, Writing a requiem for the state of Indian badminton has become more … instead of aiming for the winners’ rostrum, has been coming to an end …
  • Opinion: The lies that created ‘Chernobyl’, A five-episode HBO miniseries (streaming in India on Hotstar … and, as he moves away from his rostrum, an armed soldier rushes to affix a …
  • Aliva Mishra wins The Hindu-Rostrum debating competition, The teams were given to discuss topics namely ‘World does not need religion’ and ‘Does India need to spend more on education than defence’ …
  • Dragon-elephant tango, In my view, China-India relations can be divided into four phases since … of the Indian Embassy in China at the Tian’anmen Rostrum, said:
  • Modhura Palit seizes limelight in Cannes, Cannes, May 25 India found a bright silver lining on the penultimate day of the 72nd … Palit shared the rostrum with five-time Oscar-nominated …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Rostrum 

  • one who drinks rum (with roast) will need give speech and hence needs a platform 🙂
  • rostrum can be made to sound like “raised + strum or system”

Rostrum pronunciation


Rudimentary

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Rudimentary 

  • (adj) involving or limited to basic principles.“he received a rudimentary education”
  • (adj) relating to an immature, undeveloped, or basic form. “a rudimentary stage of evolution”

Rudimentary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अल्पविकसित, असल, आधारभूत, प्रथम, प्राथमिक, प्रारंभिक, प्रारम्भिक, मूल, मूलभूत, मौलिक, अर्धविकसित, आरम्भ का

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

  • Will the new budget live up to the hype?, In medieval times, royal court officials and other public authorities deployed a somewhat rudimentary ‘news broadcast’ channel –— in the form …
  • Why It Is Important To Count India’s Chickens (and Cows), While India has the world’s second largest human population at 121 … supporting the rural livelihood but also a rudimentary element of our …
  • ‘Rare easterlies delaying monsoon over India’, This is what has prompted forecasters to scan the Bay for signs of storm initiation, with a rudimentary cyclonic circulation waiting in readiness …
  • Submarine rescue technology of Indian Navy: Where does India …, 51 long years after India commissioned its first submarine on 08 … Thus far, the Indian Navy had a very rudimentary rescue capability.
  • Why the poor backed the politics of Hindutva, A rudimentary class framework reduced a whole range of … For the vast majority of India’s poor, there was little improvement in their perilous …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of zany

  • kids in elementary schools are rudimentary
  • sedimentary=rudimentary…..sedimentary rock are used in the base or foundation of a building…hence rudimentary means basic or fundamental !!!!!!!

Rudimentary pronunciation


Reel

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Reel

  • (noun) a cylinder on which film, wire, thread, or other flexible materials can be wound. “a cotton reel”
  • (noun) a length of something wound on to a reel. “a reel of copper wire”
  • (noun) a part of a film. “in the final reel he is transformed from unhinged sociopath into local hero”
  • (noun) a device for winding and unwinding a line as required, in particular the line attached to a fishing rod.
  • (noun) a lively Scottish or Irish folk dance. “we put on the record player and danced reels”
  • (verb) wind something on to a reel by turning the reel. “sailplanes are often launched by means of a wire reeled in by a winch”
  • (verb) bring in a fish attached to a line by turning a reel and winding in the line. “he reeled in a good perch”
  • (verb) lose one’s balance and stagger or lurch violently. “he punched Connolly in the ear, sending him reeling”
  • (verb) walk in a staggering or lurching manner, especially while drunk. “the two reeled out of the bar arm in arm”
  • (verb) feel shocked, bewildered, or giddy. “the Prime Minister was reeling from a savaging inflicted in the Commons”

Reel meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सिनेमा रील, एक विशेष प्रकार का नृत्य, रील संगीत, अटेरन, घिरनी, चरखी, कुंडल, रील, एक प्रकार का नाच, घिरनी या चरखी पर भूत चढ़ाना, घूम घूम कर नाचना, फेंटी बनाना, चक्कर खाना हिल जाना, लच्छा बनाना, घूमना, चकराना, डगमगाना, लड़खड़ाना, लड़खड़ाना, अटेरना

Reel origin

  • Old English hrēol, denoting a rotatory device on which spun thread is wound; of unknown origin.

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

  • REEL Strengthens Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team …, REEL’s comprehensive and cost-effective set of environmental services and solutions are playing an important role in helping India and other …
  • Safety Drives Top India Bond Underwriter to Sovereign Debt, (Bloomberg) — As India’s credit markets reel from a string of defaults, the nation’s top bond underwriter is taking refuge in the safety of government debt.
  • North, central India reel under heatwave, monsoon advances in Kerala, NEW DELHI: There was no relief from the heatwave conditions in north and central regions of India even as monsoon advanced in the southern …
  • Indian start-ups reel in the big fish, India’s burgeoning digital start-up landscape, already one of the largest markets in the world for technology and social media companies, has …

Reel pronunciation


Rudderless

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Rudderless

  • (adj) lacking a clear sense of one’s aims or principles. “today’s leadership is rudderless”

Rudderless meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दिशाहीन, नियंत्रणहीन, पतवारहीन, बिना पतवार, बिना स्टीयरिंग बर, बिना स्टीयरिंग पहिया, बिना स्टीयरिंग ह्वील

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

  • Jet Airways left rudderless as CEO, CFO resign, MUMBAI: Jet Airways (India) Ltd lost its senior-most executives on Tuesday, raising fresh uncertainty over whether the airline, grounded for …
  • Victoria’s Secret’s Pink brand is ‘without fans and rudderless‘, Konik went to a Pink event at Rutgers University that he says proved the brand is “without fans and rudderless.” Watch L Brands trade live.
  • Narendra Modi cannot take backing of Indian business for granted, In private, Indian business people tend to express a preference for a second Modi term. After a perception of rudderless drift under his …
  • Indian cricket is rudderless, It turned out to be a woeful English summer for the Indian cricket team, though captain Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri may want us to believe it …
  • AIADMK still a rudderless ship, Two years after her passing, the AIADMK, the party she nurtured and led with a firm grip for close to three decades, remains rudderless.

Rudderless pronunciation