Gorge

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Gorge

  • (noun) a narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it.
  • (noun) the throat.
  • (noun) the crop of a hawk.
  • (noun) the contents of the stomach.
  • (noun) a narrow rear entrance to a bastion, outwork, or other fortification.
  • (noun) a mass of ice obstructing a narrow passage, especially a river.
    (Verb) eat a large amount greedily; fill oneself with food.
    “they gorged themselves on Cornish cream teas”

Gorge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • तंग घाटी, पूरा पूरा भर देना, भकोसना, कण्ठ, पर्वत के बीच का संकुचित मार्ग, बहुत खा जाना, बहुत पेट भर खा जाना, रोक, लालची की तरह खाना, स्र्कावट

Gorge origin

  • Middle English (as a verb): from Old French gorger, from gorge ‘throat’, based on Latin gurges ‘whirlpool’. The noun originally meant ‘throat’ and is from Old French gorge ; gorge (sense 1 of the noun) dates from the mid 18th century.

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

  • Uttarakhand: 9 children die as school bus falls in gorge, Nine children were killed and three others were injured after a school bus fell in a gorge in Lambgaon, Uttarakhand on Tuesday morning.
  • 8 killed, nine injured as van plunges into Tamil Nadu gorge, At least eight persons, including three minors, were killed and nine others injured in a road accident in Tamil Nadu’s Trichy on Sunday.
  • Three dead, 12 injured as vehicle falls into gorge in J&K, Three persons were killed and 12 others injured, eight of them seriously, when the vehicle in which they were travelling skidded off the road …
  • Woman Pushed Into Deep Gorge by Live-in Partner on Way to Meet …, Dehradun: A woman from Delhi suffered grievous injuries after she was pushed into a deep gorge by her live-in partner at Uttarakhand’s Pauri …
  • Spicy wadas and pouring rain: Monsoon is the time to gorge on fried …, Similar fried dumplings are made from various lentils in different parts of India. In South India, one can get vadas made out of channa dal and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Gorge 

  • gorge: eat too much disgorge: vomit
  • remember a person GEORGE who always GORGES

Gorge pronunciation


Hegemony

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Hegemony

  • (adj) leadership or dominance, especially by one state or social group over others. “Germany was united under Prussian hegemony after 1871”

Hegemony meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • आधिपत्य, नेतृत्व, नायकत्व

Hegemony origin

  • mid 16th century: from Greek hēgemonia, from hēgemōn ‘leader’, from hēgeisthai ‘to lead’.

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

  • India on the field, Around the same time that various Indian political groups began to challenge the Empire’s unquestioned hegemony, Indian teams began to …
  • Indian hegemony over South-Asian rivers, Even though 40 percent of world’s poor live in this region, two South Asian countries, India and Pakistan have attained the status of nuclear …
  • OPINION: Trade relations with Pakistan symbolic, … as long as it can resist India’s purported drive for regional hegemony as well as … On the trade ladder, Pakistan is India’s 48th largest partner.
  • Hegemony unhinged, Pakistan-India relations have already taken a hit with Islamabad’s decision to withdraw its high commissioner in Delhi. And all this so soon after …
  • The US, China, and power politics in the Indian Ocean, … the Indian Ocean as a ‘zone of peace’. One could instead argue that the conflict arises out of the US’s desire to maintain its hegemony and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hegemony

  • hegemony:he’s got money,so he’s domineering in the society and he control others.
  • hege (to have in punjabi)+ mony(sounds like MONEY)….a nation which has money is powerful and wealthy nations always dominate the poorer nations.

Hegemony pronunciation


Stranded

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Stranded

  • (adj) (of a boat, sailor, or sea creature) left aground on a shore. “a stranded whale”
  • (adj) left without the means to move from somewhere. “she offers a lift to a stranded commuter”
  • (adj) (of thread, rope, or similar) arranged in single thin lengths twisted together. “stranded cotton”
  • (verb) drive or leave (a boat, sailor, or sea creature) aground on a shore. “the ships were stranded in shallow water”
  • (verb) leave (someone) without the means to move from somewhere. “two of the firm’s lorries are stranded in France”

Stranded meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • फंसा हुआ, धँसा हुआ

Stranded origin

  • Old English (as a noun), of unknown origin. The verb dates from the early 17th century.

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

  • Rain fury in Goa; 8 buses stranded, low-lying areas flooded … The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy …
  • 7 Punjabi men stranded in Iraq return after 8 months, These Indian nationals belonged to Kapurthala in Jalandhar. Four of them were from a village in Phillaur in Jalandhar and were duped by a …
  • Offer shelter to stranded workers, appeals SMAK, Kolhapur: The Shiroli Manufacturers’ Association-Kolhapur (SMAK) has appealed its industry partners to offer shelter and other necessary …
  • Relentless Rain Savages Maharashtra; 6 Killed, 400 Stranded, Commuters hold hands and walk past flooded train tracks in Mumbai. Heavy rainfall in India’s commercial capital disrupted normal life, …
  • Mumbai Catholics open churches for flood-stranded thousands … were stranded in different areas of the city, Indian’s financial capital, and in …

Stranded pronunciation