Assertion

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Assertion

  • (noun) a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief. “his assertion that his father had deserted the family”
  • (noun) the action of asserting something. “the assertion of his legal rights”

Assertion meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दावा, दृढ़कथन

Assertion origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin assertio(n- ), from the verb asserere (see assert).

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

  • .He lived and died for dignity in diversity, Advocating unity Gandhi believed that accommodation of India’s …. speaking India to Amit Shah’s assertion that only Hindi could be the …
  • A Day After Praising Modi At Houston, Trump Calls His …, In a bilateral meeting with Imran Khan, the US president refused to endorse India’s assertion that Pakistan was a hub of terrorism and repeated …
  • India’s focus on retrieving PoK gets assertion, While Pakistan is set to rake up the issue of Jammu and Kashmir at the UN General Assembly (UNGA), India is increasingly turning focus on …
  • In Houston, PM Modi said all is well in India. Is that so?, The prime minister’s assertion that all is well in India has come at a time when public discourse is centred around issues the Modi government …
  • New York and Houston: Two Faces of Indian Diplomacy, In these days of fast communications, everyone knows what the state of India is and no assertion about wellness will deceive anyone.

Assertion pronunciation

Finitude

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Finitude

  • (noun) the state of having limits or bounds. “one quickly senses the finitude of his patience”

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

  • Opinion | Data is not oil, … news had the analogy of data and oil not been so popular in India. … formulation of data as “the new oil”, however, was not about finitude.
  • Over-representation of Minorities in Indian Prisons, The authors then draw on recent memoirs of imprisoned Indian … a shared vocabulary of injustice, pain, human finitude, and vulnerability.
  • Ted Chiang’s Stories Transcend Themes, Pose Essential …, In Chiang’s future, even as technology rapidly advances, human finitude persists along with the human capacity for love, empathy, and …
  • A Delicate Weave: folk singers from Western India celebrate …. which speak of the fragility and finitude of life, the inevitability of grief and an …
  • Book Review: Finding Sacred Spaces in the Anthropocene, For Macfarlane, however, it seems to be only a powerful challenge and shock that discloses our vulnerability and radical finitude. In that case …

Finitude pronunciation

Confidant

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Confidant

  • (noun) a person with whom one shares a secret or private matter, trusting them not to repeat it to others. “a close confidante of the princess”

Confidant meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • विश्वासपात्र, दिली दोस्त/विश्वास पात्र

Confidant origin

  • mid 17th century: alteration of confident (as a noun in the same sense in the early 17th century), probably to represent the pronunciation of French confidente ‘having full trust’.

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

  • Arun Jaitley, a Confidant of Indian Leader Narendra Modi …, NEW DELHI—India’s former finance minister, Arun Jaitley, who was one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s closest aides, died Saturday after a …
  • Today, all roads lead to Houston, The Modi confidant is set to travel from Chicago to see the interaction of … •More than 28 Houston-based Cos operate 69 subsidiaries in India
  • Lee Fixel sets sights on Indian startups again, may invest $1 …, Fixel’s confidant and head of Tiger’s India operations, Kalyan Krishnamurthy, too moved to lead Flipkart, from which Tiger realized $3 billion …
  • Judoka Priya working hard to win medal for India … I am confidant to don the national colours to fetch glory for my parents as well as the country …
  • PM to release special stamps on 12 unsung ‘Rockstars of …, “Dr Dinshaw Mehta was a close confidant of and personal physician to … the first Honorary Adviser (Homoeopathy) to the government of India …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Confidant 

  • someone you can confide(tell secrets) in
  • CONFIDeNT on someone that he will keep secret

Confidant pronunciation

Conjecture

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Conjecture

  • (noun) an opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete information. “conjectures about the newcomer were many and varied”
  • (verb) form an opinion or supposition about (something) on the basis of incomplete information. “many conjectured that the jury could not agree”

Conjecture meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अटकलबाज़ी, अनुमान, अंदाज, अनुमान करना, अनुमान लगाना, अटकल लगाना, अनुमान से निर्णय करना

Conjecture origin

  • late Middle English (in the senses ‘to divine’ and ‘divination’): from Old French, or from Latin conjectura, from conicere ‘put together in thought’, from con- ‘together’ + jacere ‘throw’.

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

  • In Ayodhya case, a question and railing, Appearing for Sunni Waqf Board, senior advocate Dhavan reacted sharply and said, “It is conjecture on the judge’s part that Hindus went inside …
  • Kashmir’s moment, The next few days are of pivotal importance to Indian-Occupied … there is conjecture that the prime ministers of India and Pakistan along with …
  • Picking on Minutest of Errors Will Hinder, Not Help Rishabh …, There was outrage all over, questioning how India could leave out such … and ‘fearless’ batting; this isn’t just a conjecture from watching Pant, …
  • Whose mistakes killed the economy?, When the global financial crisis hit, India’s GDP growth crashed to 3.1 per cent. Projects … Sanju: All this is pure conjecture, Sherlock. Where’s ..
  • OnePlus Music Festival Set for November 16 in India, Katy …, Of course, this is pure conjecture from our end. … super excited that Katy Perry will be starring in our first-ever OnePlus Music Festival in India!

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Conjecture 

  • conclusion drawn on base of junk… conjuction
  • conjecture:con(kon) hai jec(jack)…chal GUESS mar..

Conjecture pronunciation

Sly

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Sly

  • (adj) having or showing a cunning and deceitful nature. “a sly, manipulative woman”
  • (adj) showing in an insinuating way that one has some secret knowledge that may be harmful or embarrassing. “he gave a sly grin”
  • (adj) (of an action) surreptitious. “a sly sip of water”

Sly meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • धूर्त, मक्कार, घुन्ना, धूर्ततापूर्ण, कुटिल, कपटी, उत्तेजना उत्पन्न करनेवाला, एकांत में किया हुआ, कपटी, चतुर, धूर्त, धोखेबाज़, शरारती, शातिर

Sly origin

  • Middle English (also in the sense ‘dexterous’): from Old Norse slœgr ‘cunning’, originally ‘able to strike’ from the verb slá ; compare with sleight.

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

  • Eating out goes off customers’ menu as slowdown bites, Rahul Khanna, director of Azure Hospitality, which has 40 pan-India … Rollmall, Foxtrot, Speedy Chow and Sly Granny, said there’s a blip in …
  • ‘Rambo: Last Blood’ film review: A bloody mess, At least director Adrian Grunberg seems to have been convinced that the premise is interesting enough to make Sly flex his muscles.
  • Anushka Sharma Kissing Virat Kohli’s Hand During DDCA’s …, During the recent DDCA glittering ceremony attended by Indian players, Anushka was seen kissing Virat Kohli’s hand on the sly.
  • India’s National Film Awards: are the choices made genuinely?, The more soporific, better the chances of winning was the sly consensus. Only a few like Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Adoor Gopalakrishnan and …
  • KL Rahul Slammed for Reference to Sexist Gaffe in Gayle B …, Also Read : KL Rahul & Rishabh Pant: The Chinks in Team India’s Batting … Look at the sly analogy to that interview with Mel MacLaughlin …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Sly 

  • s”lie” – one who deceives.
  • A SPY has to be good at SLYing

Sly pronunciation