Precarious

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Precarious 

  • (adj) not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse. “a precarious ladder”
  • (adj) dependent on chance; uncertain. “he made a precarious living as a painter”

Precarious meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अनिश्चित, अस्थिर, खतरनाक, बेठिकाना, संकटपूर्ण, संदिग्ध, जोखिम का, दुविधा में

Precarious origin

  • mid 17th century: from Latin precarius ‘obtained by entreaty’ (from prex, prec- ‘prayer’) + -ous.

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

  • Return of the Tanker Wars: US – Iran tensions could get precarious for …, Return of the Tanker Wars: US – Iran tensions could get precarious for New … The US has applied immense pressure on India to bring down oil …
  • Sree Iyer on the US-Iran escalation and its impact on India, A precarious economy might get a jolt if war erupts between the US and Iran and India has the most to lose, opines Sree Iyer. With deft diplomacy, India can play …
  • Libra Could Be Unbalanced by Indian Crypto Laws, Despite cryptocurrencies’ precarious standing within Indian law, the media outlet reports “Facebook has not filed any application with RBI …
  • Kapil’s masterpiece — a tipping point in India’s sporting history, Kapil Dev’s unbeaten 175 (138b, 16×4, 6×6), miraculous in its conception, resuscitated India from a precarious 17 for five in a World Cup match …
  • Left’s position gets more precarious, Between the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India, the Left is down to five seats in the Lok Sabha, its worst-ever …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Precarious 

  • PRE+CARE+IOUS -> We have to take CARE while doing something risky so that it does not go wrong…
  • Precarious-sounds ilke please carry Us..but thats very risky

Precarious pronunciation


Ordeal

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Ordeal

  • (noun) a very unpleasant and prolonged experience. “the ordeal of having to give evidence”
  • (noun) an ancient test of guilt or innocence by subjection of the accused to severe pain, survival of which was taken as divine proof of innocence. “ordeals conducted in the twelfth century”

Ordeal meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दिव्य, परख, आज़माइश, अग्नि या जल द्वारा परीक्षा, कठिन परीक्षा, अग्नि परीक्षा, कटु अनुभव

Ordeal origin

  • Old English ordālordēl, of Germanic origin; related to German urteilen ‘give judgement’, from a base meaning ‘share out’. The word is not found in Middle English (except once in Chaucer’s Troilus ); modern use of ordeal (sense 2) began in the late 16th century, whence ordeal (sense 1) (mid 17th century).

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

  • Fame comes at a cost: Sophie Turner opens up about ordeal with …
  • KZN mother’s harrowing ordeal as her child is locked in classroom …
  • Bandits beat, rob family in 4-hour ordeal
  • Norway Cruise Ship Passenger Describes Terrifying Ordeal
  • Five-hour Jet fuel ordeal

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Ordeal

  • Koi aur deal karo yaar is se he is ORDEAL to handle
  • or deal – delivering 10 pizza in 10 min.A painful or horrific experience

Ordeal pronunciation