Plunge

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Plunge

  • (verb) jump or dive quickly and energetically; “Joy stripped her clothes off and plunged into the sea”
  • (verb) fall suddenly and uncontrollably; “the aircraft plunged to the ground”
  • (verb) embark impetuously on a speech or course of action; “he came to a decision, and plunged on before he had time to reconsider it”
  • (verb) suffer a rapid decrease in value; “shares in the company plunged 18p on news that profits had fallen”
  • (verb) (of a ship) pitch; “the ship plunged through the 20-foot seas”
  • (verb) (of a horse) rear violently; “the frightened horse plunged and bolted”
  • (verb) push or thrust quickly; “he plunged his hands into his pockets”
  • (verb) quickly immerse in liquid; “plunge the pears into a bowl of cold water”
  • (verb) suddenly bring into a specified condition or state; “the room was plunged into darkness”
  • (verb) sink (a pot containing a plant) in the ground; “pot up and plunge spring-flowering bulbs”
  • (noun) an act of jumping or diving into water; “a plunge into the deep end of the pool”
  • (noun) a swift and drastic fall in value or amount; “the central bank declared a 76% plunge in its profits”

Phrases:

  • take the plunge — commit oneself to a course of action about which one is nervous;“she wondered whether to enter for the race, but decided to take the plunge”

Plunge (प्लन्ज) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गोता, छलांग, डुबकी, प्रवेश, तैरने का तालाब, कूद, डुबाना, डूबना, प्रवेश करना, गोता लगाना, किसी काम में मग्न हो जाना, झटके से डालना, उछाल आना, ग़ोता लगाना, कूदना

Plunge Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French plungier ‘thrust down’, based on Latin plumbum ‘lead, plummet’.

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

  • More than 250 people took the plunge at Lake Fenton.
  • Political donations plunge to $16.7m – down from average $25ma year.
  • Temperatures to plunge to -5.
  • Big Oil Companies Finished 2018 Strong Despite Plunge in Oil Prices.
  • In Spain, international adoptions plunge while surrogacy grows.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of plunge

  • sound like “put lung in water”

Plunge pronunciation

Pelt

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Pelt

  • (verb) hurl missiles repeatedly at; “two boys pelted him with rotten apples”
  • (verb) hurl (something) at someone or something; “she spotted four boys pelting stones at ducks”
  • (of rain, hail, or snow) fall quickly and very heavily; “the rain was pelting down”
  • (informal) run somewhere very quickly; “I pelted across the road”
  • (Phrases) full pelt — as fast as possible; “I ran downstairs at full pelt”
  • (noun) the skin of an animal with the fur, wool, or hair still on it; “traders brought reindeer pelts”
  • (Phrases) in one’s pelt — naked.“they came across Henn, standing in his pelt by the river”

Pelt (पेलत / पलट / पेल्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • झपटना, झोंकना, डालना, पीटना, फेंकना, मारना, फेंक कर मारना, ताबड़तोड़ भागना, मूसलाधार होना, तेज़ी से आगे बढ़ना, खाल, चमड़ा, चोट, मार, कच्चा चमड़ा, ताबड़तोड़ भागना, मूसलाधार होना, कूड़ा-कर्कट, फेंकने का कार्य

Pelt origin

  • Middle English: either from obsolete pellet ‘skin’, from an Old French diminutive of pel ‘skin’, from Latin pellis ‘skin’, or a back-formation from peltry.

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

  • Miscreants pelt stones on new Train 18 during trial run.
  • Hailstorm, rain pelt down on rabi crops.
  • New Zealand canoe hire shop housed Tassie tiger pelt worth $250000.
  • Storms pelt Shaver Lake with snow and rain mix.
  • An animal’s pelt can be affected by a number of environmental factors.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pelt

  • pelt – pelt stones

Pelt pronunciation

Wane

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Wane

  • (verb) (of a state or feeling) decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker; “confidence in the dollar waned”
  • (verb) (of the moon) have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size; “the moon is waning”
  • (Phrase) on the wane — becoming weaker or less extensive; “the epidemic was on the wane”
  • (noun) the amount by which a plank or log is bevelled or falls short of a squared shape; “I cut the log into slabs without removing the outside wane”

Wane (वेन / वैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उतरना, घटना, ढलना, कम होना, क्षीण होना, अधोगति, अवनति, कमी, क्षय, घटाव, पतन, ह्रास, चंद घटना

Wane Origin

  • Old English wanian ‘lessen’, of Germanic origin; related to Latin vanus ‘vain’.

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

  • Manufacturing activity picks up but optimism continues to wane.
  • US Report Says Anti-Americanism On the Wane in Greece.
  • India’s craze for gold on the wane as yellow metal gets dearer.
  • Atheism may be on the wane in Britain.
  • Davos: Citigroup CEO admits London focus will wane after Brexit.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of wane

  • wane === opposite of gain

Wane pronunciation

Trailblazer

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Trailblazer

  • (noun) a person who is the first to do something; an innovator; “he was a trailblazer for many ideas that are now standard fare”
  • (noun) a person who makes a new track through wild country; “a trailblazer in the automotive industry”

Trailblazer (ट्रेल्ब्लेज़र / ट्रैल्ब्लैज़र) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अग्रणी, इन्नोवेटर

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

  • Gordon was a trailblazer, said Michelle Walker.
  • Carmel Fisher recognised as an investment trailblazer.
  • Ivy O’Conner embraces being a wrestling trailblazer at River Valley.
  • At Miss Universe, woman from Spain proud to be transgender trailblazer.
  • Are you inspirational, a builder or a trailblazer?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of trailblazer

  • imagine an innovator (trailblazer) wearing a blazer.

Trailblazer pronunciation