Swansong

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Swansong

  • (noun) the final performance or activity of a person’s career. “he has decided to make this tour his swansong”

Swansong meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अंतिम कृति, अंतिम प्रयास

Swansong origin

  • early 19th century: suggested by German Schwanengesang, a song like that fabled to be sung by a dying swan.

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

  • Sachin Tendulkar’s swansong at Lahli ‘inspired’ Rohtak-born Shafali Verma to … On Thursday, the 15-year-old was picked to play for India.
  • Hamilton Masakadza’s record-setting swansong helps …, Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza played his last game of international cricket on Friday leading his team to a 7-wicket win over ...
  • India triumph in ICC World T20 turns 12: Where are the heroes …, The T20 format was in its infancy and India, under MS Dhoni, took the world … and is nearing his international swansong in ODIs and T20Is too.
  • Fact Check: This is not the swansong of Lata Mangeshkar, India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) this claim to be incorrect. The song is a little more than a five years old. The nonagenarian …
  • Advani’s swansong: an intervention that lacks conviction, And as one of the founders of the party, he deemed it his duty “to share my reflections with the people of India, and more specifically with the …

Swansong pronunciation

Wedge

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Wedge

  • (noun) a piece of wood, metal, etc. having one thick end and tapering to a thin edge, that is driven between two objects or parts of an object to secure or separate them. “the door was secured by a wedge”
  • (noun) an object or piece of something shaped like a wedge. “a wedge of cheese”
  • (noun) a formation of people or animals in the shape of a wedge. “the wedge of horsemen crashed forward”
  • (noun) a golf club with a low, angled face for maximum loft.
  • (noun) a shoe with a fairly high heel forming a solid block with the sole.
  • (noun) money or earnings. “he invested his wedge in stocks and shares”
  • (verb) fix in position using a wedge. “the door was wedged open”
  • (verb) force into a narrow space. “she wedged her holdall between two bags”
  • (verb) prepare (pottery clay) for use by cutting, kneading, and throwing down to homogenize it and remove air pockets.

Wedge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अटका देना, किल्ली, दुरी बऩाऩा, घुसा देना, खूँटा, पच्चर, वैज, खूँटा गाड़ना, फानाकार

Wedge origin

  • Old English wecg (noun), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wig .
  • late 17th century: of unknown origin.

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

  • Moral support: HD Kumaraswamy meets mom of DK Shivakumar, Political analysts dubbed the meeting a bid to cash in on prevailing sentiment and drive a wedge between the Vokkaliga community — to which …
  • India never sold foreign debt. Its first attempt is failing, India’s foray into international debt markets may consist of little more than … that strike me are that this will become a thin end of the wedge.
  • Jammu & Kashmir issue: Pakistan asks UNSC to meet over …, The move by India blocks the right of the state of Jammu and Kashmir to … Pakistan, which controls a wedge of territory in the west, and China, …
  • Potato drives a price wedge between 2 major producers, Also, demand is coming in from potato producing areas in south India where the new crop has been affected due to heavy rains recently.”
  • Pregnancy pillows for a comfortable sleep, FOVERA Memory Foam Pregnancy Pillow Wedge for Maternity … DISCLAIMER: The Times of India’s journalists were not involved in the ..

Wedge pronunciation


Peculiar

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Peculiar

  • (adj) different to what is normal or expected; strange. “he gave her some very peculiar looks”
  • (adj) slightly and indefinably unwell. “I felt a little peculiar for a while”
  • (adj) particular; special. “any attempt to explicate the theme is bound to run into peculiar difficulties”
  • (adj) belonging exclusively to. “some languages are peculiar to one region”
  • (noun) a parish or church exempt from the jurisdiction of the diocese in which it lies, and subject to the direct jurisdiction of the monarch or an archbishop. “deans and canons of royal peculiars, notably Westminster Abbey and Windsor”

Peculiar meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अजीब, असामान्य, विचित्र, निराला, खास, विशेष, व्यक्तिगत, बीमार

Peculiar origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘particular’): from Latin peculiaris ‘of private property’, from peculium‘property’, from pecu ‘cattle’ (cattle being private property). The sense ‘strange’ dates from the early 17th century.

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

  • Opinion: The peculiar Indian curse of ‘first-class first’, As the Indian team, the tournament favourite, exited the cricket World Cup after losing to New Zealand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted …
  • Mumbai: Fines for cattle on roads to rise 300%, MUMBAI: To a traveller, the one peculiar constant on the Indian landscape is the presence of cattle on our roads. BMC has now decided to take …
  • Kodaikanal’s ‘hill garlic’ gets GI tag, As for its uniqueness, the application said: “Kodaikanal Hill Garlic is very peculiar than other varieties cultivated throughout India. The pungent …
  • Chandrayaan-2: a successful launch will give India a strategic …, This is India’s second lunar moon mission, and includes a lunar orbiter, a lander (Vikram), … We really need to address these peculiar lacunae.
  • The peculiar case of illegal encroachments in Mumbai and snail’s .., The Dongri building collapse which claimed 13 lives and injured 25 people on Tuesday is still fresh in the minds of people. Maharashtra Chief …

Peculiar pronunciation


Marquee

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Marquee

  • (noun) a large tent used for social or commercial functions.
  • (noun) a canopy projecting over the entrance to a theatre, hotel, or other building.
  • (noun) leading, pre-eminent. “a marquee player”

Marquee meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • शामियाना, एक प्रकार का बड़ा खेमा

Marquee origin

  • late 17th century: from marquise, taken as plural and assimilated to -ee.

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

  • World Cup 2019: Honour to be part of ‘marquee‘ India-Pakistan match …, India captain Virat Kohli rubbished concerns surrounding the lack of match practice for his team in the lead up to the big-ticket ICC Cricket …
  • Budget 2019: Package in the offing to help supply 24×7 power to all, Of India’s installed power generation capacity of 356,817.60 … This comes in the backdrop of Marquee schemes such as the Pradhan Mantri …
  • India requires $250 billion in green energy investments during 2023 …, With competitive solar bids and India’s wind energy sector having … carbon dioxide emission primarily from Marquee schemes such as perform, …
  • BT Buzz: Blackstone, the last resort for cash-strapped Indian real …, As distress in the Indian real estate sector is clearly visible now, … All of Blackstone’s deals have been struck with Marquee developers.
  • India women’s boxing: Competition ahead of marquee competition, BENGALURU: One look at the most of the weight categories in India women’s boxing, generally, someone is deemed favourite, who should …

Marquee pronunciation


Remuneration

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Remuneration 

  • (noun) money paid for work or a service. “they work in excess of their contracted hours for no additional remuneration”

Remuneration meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • क्षतिपूर्ति, पारितोषिक, पारिश्रमिक, पुरस्कार, प्रतिफल, मेहनताना, हर्जाना, मुआविज़ा

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

  • Salary Of Indian IT Employee Decline By 15% In 5 Years; Checkout IT …, In India, the average salary offered is $17,641, which is Rs. 1.23 million. India stands sixth where employee remuneration is concerned.
  • Engineering graduates want as much salary as MBA graduates, says …, India stands sixth in terms of IT employee remuneration, trailing behind the US, UK, Canada, China and the Philippines, according to the …
  • Remuneration too low for voice-over artistes, The pay for a voice-over session can be as low as Rs 500 in the state … Sujata Pattaanaik, an All India Radio RJ, has given her voice in many …
  • India’s IT sector has nearly three times more males in the workforce …, While IT sector employed a major chunk of India’s workforce, gender equality at … Overall, India ranks sixth in terms of employee remuneration.
  • Have a Heart, The assaults on doctors in India is due to a lack of understanding of their … we could practise modern medicine and get a fair remuneration.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Remuneration 

  • RE (like reply in emails)MuNeration (MoNey): giving money back for the work done.

Remuneration pronunciation