(verb) surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react; “Diane was nonplussed by such an odd question”
(noun) a state of being very surprised and confused; “reduced to a perfect nonplus, he rose from his chair”
Nonplus (नान्प्लस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
संकोच, परेशानी, हैरान करना, हक्का-बक्का करना, उलझन में पड़ना
late 16th century: from Latin non plus ‘not more’. The noun originally meant ‘a state in which no more can be said or done’.
Nonplus in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)
nonplus, dumbfounding, stupefy …all come to life when you are in this part of the world. Ramarajabhushanudu also known as Bhattu Murthy, a serious poet, was seen interjecting with repartee, to
nonplus some of his colleagues. When the chief of police learned he was about to be arrested, he became
nonplussed and refused to answer any questions. The inexperienced teenage driver was
nonplussed when his car began to slide on the ice. Even the experienced doctor was
nonplussed when he saw the patient with a chainsaw in his skull.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of nonplus
nonplus = 9 + plus = +++++++++ sounds confusing nah?
Ragamuffin Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary
(noun) a person, typically a child, in ragged, dirty clothes.
Ragamuffin meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
फटीचर, गंदा आदमी, रद्दी आदमी, फटेहाल
Middle English: probably based on rag1, with a fanciful suffix.
Ragamuffin in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)
Arthur Mailey, once a shoeless
ragamuffin from the Sydney slums, described bowling to his hero in a club match. Her name is Darla she’s a rescue and she’s just the sweetest little
ragamuffin I’ve ever met. A
ragamuffin girl accosted the teenager and asked for alms. I am
ragamuffin and middle class in the sense that the thought of spending money on this does not come easily. He imparts his skills to a
ragamuffin bunch of street kids.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of ragamuffin
ragamuffin mein chuupa hai “rag”. – from rags-to-rich stories toh suni hogi
Ragamuffin – Slumdog movie scene
Harangue Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary
(noun) a lengthy and aggressive speech
(verb) lecture (someone) at length in an aggressive and critical manner
Harangue meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
भाषण, भाषण देना, उग्र भाषण देना
late Middle English: from Old French arenge, from medieval Latin harenga, perhaps of Germanic origin. The spelling was later altered to conform with French harangue (noun), haranguer (verb).
Harangue in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)
And both are prepared to bully,
harangue, and lie to get ahead. He “cursed the entire uniform(ed) body” during a 90-minute
harangue. I hate to end the year with a
harangue against a major technology company, but I must. He did periodically
harangue me for wasting my natural business development / sales skills. he Prime Minister was sending a signal to the right-wing fringe in the BJP that it must tone down its
harangue, the analyst added.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of harangue
HAR (her) + ANGUE (anger) = jab kisi ‘her’ ko ‘anger’ aaye toh harangue sunne ke liye ready ho jao dosto
Appellation Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary
Appellation (ऐपलेशन / ऐपलैशन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
नाम, पदवी, संज्ञा, उपपद, उपाधि
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin appellatio(n- ), from the verb appellare
Appellation in a sentence (word usage in sentence)
The Islamic word Allah is therefore not an innovation but the ancient Sanskrit
appellation retained and continued to be used by Islam. Long after the actor went back to Hyderabad, media circles struggled to get the correct
appellation for the actor’s sartorial choice. Meanwhile, Sushil Kumar Modi started calling himself SuMo, aping Narendra Modi’s
appellation NaMo. Hajj Amin (hajj is the
appellation of a Muslim who has made the obligatory pilgrimage to Mecca) was a trouble-maker right from the beginning.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of appellation
appellation = apple + nation => mere nation ka naam apple hai 🙂
raj naam (appellation) to suna hoga_rab ne bana di jodi