Hostile

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Hostile

  • (adj) showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly. “a hostile audience”
  • (adj) of or belonging to a military enemy. “hostile aircraft”
  • (adj) opposed. “people are very hostile to the idea”
  • (adj) (of a takeover bid) opposed by the company to be bought. “the brewery fought off a hostile takeover bid last year”

Hostile meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • शत्रु का, दुश्मन, वैरी, शत्रु, शत्रुताकारी, लड़ाका, शत्रुतापूर्ण, युद्ध संबंधी, शत्रु का, विरुद्ध, प्रतिकूल, प्रतिरोधी, विपरीत, विरोधी, प्रतिपक्षी

Hostile origin

  • late 16th century: from French, or from Latin hostilis, from hostis ‘stranger, enemy’.

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

  • Saudi Arabia flies Iranian to hospital off ‘hostile‘ ship, DUBAI: Saudi Arabia said it evacuated an Iranian crew member from a “hostile” ship off the coast of Yemen amid its war against the …
  • Live Score India vs South Africa, World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma …, It’s been a brilliant display of hostile pace bowling from the youngster; unfortunately he has been let down by the fielders. Five off the last over.
  • India and America collude to disrupt the China-Pakistan economic …. The primary reason stated by analysts for this was to squeeze Pakistan between a pro-India Afghanistan and an already hostile India.
  • Why is top investor Nalanda against L&T?, But L&T’s $1.6-billion hostile acquisition of Mindtree could potentially undermine … Prasad has remained stoic despite some of India Inc’s savvy …
  • Why minorities feel alienated in India, Every aspect of Muslim life in India has been targeted to create an … In this hostile communal atmosphere, a new style of violence was invented …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hostile

  • hostile=host+ill(ile)..A person doing ill to the host is hostile(enemy)…
  • In hostel, we have guys friendly with us..think hostile is opposite to hostel..so hostile is unfriendly or enemy..

Hostile pronunciation


Spur

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Spur

  • (noun) a device with a small spike or a spiked wheel that is worn on a rider’s heel and used for urging a horse forward.
  • (noun) a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive.  “wars act as a spur to practical invention”
  • (noun) a projection from a mountain or mountain range. “it’s an easy walk up the spur that leads to the summit”
  • (noun) a small, single-pointed support for ceramic ware in a kiln.
  • (verb) urge (a horse) forward by digging one’s spurs into its sides. “she spurred her horse towards the hedge”
  • (verb) give an incentive or encouragement to (someone). “her sons’ passion for computer games spurred her on to set up a software business”
  • (verb) prune in (a side shoot of a plant) so as to form a spur close to the stem. “spur back the lateral shoots”

Spur meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उकसाव, उत्साहन, एड़, कांटा, खांग, गांठ, ठोकर, प्रेरणा, प्रोत्साहन, एड़, पर्वत स्कन्ध, छोटा रस्ता, मुख्य मार्ग से निकला हुआ रास्ता, कंट, पर्वत-स्कंध, महमेज़, एड़ लगाना, छोड़ना, दौड़ना, प्रेरित करना, प्रोत्साहित करना, उसकाना, उभाड़ना, उकसाना, ऐड़ मारना

Spur origin

  • Old English sporaspura, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch spoor and German Sporn, also to spurn.

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

  • MGNREGA may see 30% hike in budgetary funds to spur rural jobs …, The allocation towards Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the flagship rural job programme
  • Lane closures on The Spur begin Monday, Heads up if you’re driving through the Smokies this week. expect some lane closures and delays as the park begins maintenance work on the …
  • Record international iron ore prices spur lower grade exports from India, Odisha alone has in excess of 100 million tonnes of inferior grade iron ore accumulated at mine heads; this ore lacks takers in India. More such …
  • Third generation 2020 Bentley Flying Spur to be unveiled globally on …, The Flying Spur is slated to be unveiled globally on June 11, 2019. And the luxury touring sedan is expected to land on the Indian soil by early …
  • Next Indian govt seen relying on RBI rate cuts to spur growth, India’s slowing economy will need a boost soon after the current election but budget stresses mean New Delhi probably has to rely on the …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Spur

  • spur gear is spiked wheel that is used in gear of automobiles, which ENCOURAGES the wheel to move forward
  • spur means leg. Kick with the leg to push someone front. A child uses leg to move forward by kicking its leg against a any base.

Spur pronunciation


Ensemble

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Ensemble

  • (noun) a group of musicians, actors, or dancers who perform together. “a Bulgarian folk ensemble”
  • (noun) a piece of music or passage written for performance by a whole cast, choir, or group of instruments. “Cherubini’s numbers, with solos and ensembles intermingled, have a freedom and originality”
  • (noun) the coordination between performers executing an ensemble passage. “a high level of tuning and ensemble is guaranteed”
  • (noun) a group of items viewed as a whole rather than individually. “the buildings in the square present a charming provincial ensemble”
  • (noun) a set of clothes chosen to harmonize when worn together. “her elegant pink and black ensemble put most outfits in the shade”
  • (noun) a group of similar systems, or different states of the same system, often considered statistically. “we would have to adopt a picture in which there is an ensemble of all possible universes with some probability distribution”

Ensemble meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • समष्टि, सामूहिक प्रभाव, कलाकारों की टुकड़ी, असर, संपरिधान

Ensemble origin

  • late Middle English (as an adverb (long rare) meaning ‘at the same time’): from French, based on Latin insimul, from in- ‘in’ + simul ‘at the same time’. The noun dates from the mid 18th century.

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

  • Dhairya Karwa Joins 83 Ensemble To Play Ravi Shastri
  • Wet Ink Ensemble gives musical voice to women in literature
  • Kalank To Total Dhamaal: Ensemble Cast Proves To Be An Evergreen ..
  • Kareena Kapoor Khan gives summer fashion goals in this ensemble
  • Pallavi Sharda makes heads turn in this ensemble at Cannes series

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Ensemble

  • ensemble: can be compared and referred to the word assemble. Hence a string ensemble is a co-ordination or assemblage of many string players.

Ensemble pronunciation


Repartee

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Repartee

  • (noun) conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies. “he had a quick mind and a splendid gift of repartee”

Repartee meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • रसिकोत्तर, सरसोत्तर, मसखरापन का जवाब, शीघ्र चातुर्य पूर्ण उत्तर, हाजिर जवाबी, क्षिप्र उत्तर, व्यंग्य उक्ति

Repartee origin

  • mid 17th century: from French repartie ‘replied promptly’, feminine past participle of repartir, from re‘again’ + partir ‘set off’.

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

  • Patna, Mar 17 The presence of Lalu Prasad, known for his witty repartee and rustic mannerism, which made campaigning a lively affair, …
  • As with other quaffable novels that suggest endless parties and rapid repartee, high-polish beauties and dark underbellies, Killing Time is …
  • Witty repartee still features in Parliament. But does it persuade anymore?
  • PM Imran Khan, Sheikh Rashid engage in witty repartee
  • M Karunanidhi: For the master of repartee, wit was sharpest weapon

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Repartee 

  • The students gave a clever reply to the warden to party again in the hostel.
  • REPARTEE, rhymes with party, so think of the party men, i.e. the politicians who are known for giving a CLEVER REPLY when interviewed.

Repartee pronunciation

Entreaty

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Entreaty meaning in HindiEntreaty

  • (noun) an earnest or humble request; “he ignored her entreaties”

Entreaty (एन्ट्रीटी) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अनुनय-विनय, निवेदन, प्रार्थना, विनती, विनय, इसरार, फ़रियाद, मिन्नत

Entreaty Origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘treatment, management’; formerly also as intreaty ): from entreat, on the pattern of treaty.

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

  • Trump must not go wobbly and consent to this fake entreaty.
  • Supplication is an earnest request or humble entreaty.
  • Michael B. Curry reminded us of Martin Luther King’s entreaty at last week’s royal wedding.
  • Then, he sealed the deal with this entreaty to the Governor.
  • In 1866, West Virginia refused Virginia’s entreaty to do so.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of entreaty

  • entreaty – bhaiya stag entry de do.. no gf 🙁

Entreaty pronunciation

Kajol’s entreaty