Retort

Retort

  • (verb) say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner; “‘No need to be rude,’ retorted Isabel”
  • (noun) a sharp, angry, or witty reply; “she opened her mouth to make a suitably cutting retort”
  • (noun) a container or furnace for carrying out a chemical process on a large or industrial scale; “a laboratory full of bubbling retorts and crackling electrical equipment”

Retort meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • मुंहतोड़ जवाब,  कड़ा उत्तर देना

Retort Origin

  • late 15th century (in the sense ‘hurl back an accusation or insult’): from Latin retort- ‘twisted back, cast back’, from the verb retorquere, from re- ‘in return’ + torquere ‘to twist’.

Retort in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu editorial newspaper)

  • Nani’s Retort to a crazy fan is going viral.
  • Asked an emotional Mamata Banerjee in her retort to a BJP leader’s comments in which he called the West Bengal chief minister a ‘hijra’.
  • People of Kashmir retort, is the Supreme Court oblivious of the fact that Kashmir was peaceful from October 2016 to April 2017!
  • Some males bring nesting material, while others weave thin threads into retort-shaped structures.
  • In retort, Sooraj said he was a member of the mess and had every right to be there, and allegedly added that he would eat beef inside the mess.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retort

  • resort mein retort mat karna… bhaga denge

Retort Pronunciation

Retinue

Retinue meaning in HindiRetinue

  • (noun) a group of advisers, assistants, or others accompanying an important person; “the rock star’s retinue of security guards and personal cooks”

Retinue (रेटनू) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • नौकर-चाकर, परिजन, परिकर

Retinue Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French retenue, feminine past participle (used as a noun) of retenir ‘keep back, retain’.

Retinue in a sentence (word usage in Hindu editorial newspaper)

  • Acknowledging the presence of the war veterans Mr. Siddaramaiah and his retinue of Ministers, MLAs and councillors had insulted them.
  • Ironically on Monday, chief minister Siddaramaiah along with a huge retinue watched the Telugu film ‘Baahubali 2’ in a multiplex in Bengaluru.
  • But what’s truly worrying is that a retinue of prominent characters playing a significant role in India’s public life.
  • This is a welcome one-up advantage that the Indian foreign services retinue will do well to capitalise on.
  • When celebrity writer Guy de Maupassant and a Russian empress joined the retinue of visitors to Cannes, the place gained a reputation.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retinue

  • tum sab meri RETINA (of the eye ) ke aagey rehne chahiye 24*7 – u r my attnedants

Retinue Pronunciation

Resurrect

Resurrect

  • (verb) restore (a dead person) to life; “he queried whether Jesus was indeed resurrected”
  • (verb) revive or revitalize (something that is inactive, disused, or forgotten); “it gives him a chance to resurrect his career”

Resurrect meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पुनर्जीवित करना, दुबारा शुरू करना

Resurrect Origin

  • late 18th century: back-formation from resurrection.

Resurrect in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper editorial)

  • Misbah, Sarfraz fifties resurrect Pakistan’s otherwise plodding day.
  • Cow dung used to resurrect minor killed by lightning in Odisha.
  • He happens to be the person who took up the challenge of resurrecting the well-known Fairy Queen locomotive in 1997.
  • Placing faith in coaching to resurrect dreams.
  • Young PCC chief Sachin Pilot worked against all odds to resurrect the party.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of resurrect

  • re + errect = phirse khada ho gya

Resurrect Pronunciation

Relinquish

relinquish meaning in HindiRelinquish

  • (verb) voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up; “he offered to relinquish his post as acting President”

Relinquish (रिलिंगक्विश) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • छोड़ना, त्यागना, त्याग देना, छोड़ देना, अलग करना, अलग कर देना. हाथ उठा लेना

Relinquish Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French relinquiss-, lengthened stem of relinquir, from Latin relinquere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + linquere ‘to leave’.

Relinquish in a sentence (word usage from recent newspaper)

  • MSK Prasad backs Dhoni’s decision to relinquish captaincy.
  • Train derailments: Prabhu asks officers to act or relinquish.
  • Ratan Tata to relinquish post of chairperson of Tata Trust next year.
  • Anthony J. Reardon will relinquish his current operational duties but continue as executive chairman of ducommun.
  • When contacted, Roy said for a fair probe, there is a need on the part of the Home Minister to relinquish his post.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of relinquish

  • relinquish = release your wish

Relinquish Pronunciation

Replica

replicaReplica

  • (noun) an exact copy or model of something, especially one on a smaller scale; “Amelie was physically a replica of her mother”

Replica (रेप्लक / रेप्लिक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • प्रतिकृति, प्रतिरूप, प्रतिरूप

Replica Origin

  • mid 18th century (as a musical term in the sense ‘a repeat’): from Italian, from replicare ‘to reply’.

Replica in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • He offered prayers at the statue of Lord Ganesha, which was a replica of the ‘Lalbaug ka Raja’
  • Missing her deeply, the heartbroken husband tried to fill the vacuum in his life by buying a replica model of the woman he loved.
  • MS Dhoni: Sushant Singh Rajput plays a replica of helicopter shot.
  • Although it’s not an exact replica of Escobar’s life, some things were changed to suit the series’ drama quotien
  • A replica of Mumbai’s Gateway of India will come up at Boring Road crossing.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of replica

  • replica – rep.. rep.. repetition – same face

Replica Pronunciation