Repartee

Repartee

  • (noun) conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies. “he had a quick mind and a splendid gift of repartee”

Repartee meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • रसिकोत्तर, सरसोत्तर, मसखरापन का जवाब, शीघ्र चातुर्य पूर्ण उत्तर, हाजिर जवाबी, क्षिप्र उत्तर, व्यंग्य उक्ति

Repartee origin

  • mid 17th century: from French repartie ‘replied promptly’, feminine past participle of repartir, from re‘again’ + partir ‘set off’.

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

  • Patna, Mar 17 The presence of Lalu Prasad, known for his witty repartee and rustic mannerism, which made campaigning a lively affair, …
  • As with other quaffable novels that suggest endless parties and rapid repartee, high-polish beauties and dark underbellies, Killing Time is …
  • Witty repartee still features in Parliament. But does it persuade anymore?
  • PM Imran Khan, Sheikh Rashid engage in witty repartee
  • M Karunanidhi: For the master of repartee, wit was sharpest weapon

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Repartee 

  • The students gave a clever reply to the warden to party again in the hostel.
  • REPARTEE, rhymes with party, so think of the party men, i.e. the politicians who are known for giving a CLEVER REPLY when interviewed.

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Prosecute

Prosecute

  • (verb) institute or conduct legal proceedings against (a person or organization). “they were prosecuted for obstructing the highway”
  • (verb) institute legal proceedings in respect of (a claim or offence). “the state’s attorney’s office seemed to decide that this was a case worth prosecuting”
  • (verb) carry on (a trade or pursuit).“”I am waiting for permission to prosecute my craft”
  • (verb) continue with (a course of action) with a view to its completion. “a serious threat to the government’s ability to prosecute the war”

Prosecute meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अभियोग लगाना, अनुसरण करना, लगा रहना, जारी रखना, पीछा करना, निर्वाह करना, अभियोग चलाना, किये जाना, फौज दारी में नालिश करना, मुकदमा चलाना, मुक़दमा करना, अभियुक्त करना

Prosecute origin

  • late Middle English (in prosecute (sense 2)): from Latin prosecutpursued, accompanied’, from the verb prosequi, from pro ‘onward’ + sequi ‘follow’.

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

  • Ishrat case: Guj govt denies nod to prosecute ex-cops
  • Gujarat Govt Denied Sanction to Prosecute Ex Cops in Ishrat Jahan …
  • Kamala Harris Vows to ‘Prosecute the Case’ Against Trump
  • Manipur Govt Yet to Give Permission to CBI to Prosecute ‘Fake …
  • Iran Should Reach Out to Labor Leaders, Not Prosecute Them

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Prosecute 

  • If you ‘Persistently’ tell someone ‘Cute’ he/she wil be irritated.
  • sounds like prosecute which means to punish or torment
  • if you’re not CUTE you’ll face PERSECUTE

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Afflict

Afflict

  • (verb) (of a problem or illness) cause pain or trouble to; affect adversely. “his younger child was afflicted with a skin disease”
  • (verb) (of a celestial body) be in a stressful aspect with (another celestial body or a point on the ecliptic).“Jupiter is afflicted by Mars in opposition”

Afflict meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दुःखी होना, पीड़ित होना, पीड़ा देना, खिजाना, सताना, आक्रान्त करना, कष्ट पहुँचाना, दुःख देना, पीड़ित करना, कष्ट देना, विपदा में डालना

Afflict origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘deject, humiliate’): from Latin afflictare ‘knock about, harass’, or from afflict- ‘knocked down, weakened’: both from the verb affligere, from ad- ‘to’ + fligere ‘to strike, dash’.

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

  • Billing Problems Continue to Afflict Customers of UK ISP Plusnet
  • Not just a Japanese disease: Mizuho’s woes afflict the world
  • Earlier, it was perceived that chronic ailments like diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease and cancer afflict the affluent class of older …
  • Forced evictions, discrimination continue to afflict Bulgaria’s Roma …
  • Life in a Kenyan rubbish dump: Illness, poverty afflict community

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Afflict

  • sounds like infection, which causes a state of distress, irritation and suffering
  • it can be a combination of two words..affection and conflict….so when there is a conflict in affection its a cause of great distress and suffering.

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Evict

Evict

  • (verb) expel (someone) from a property, especially with the support of the law.“a single mother and her children have been evicted from their home”

Evict meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बेदख़ल करना, निकालना, निष्कासन, बेदखली, बेदख़ली, बेदख़ली

Evict origin

  • ate Middle English (in the sense ‘recover property by legal process’): from Latin evict ‘overcome, defeated’, from the verb evincere, from e- (variant of ex- ) ‘out’ + vincere ‘conquer’.

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

  • Hundreds face eviction as landlord who banned women and ‘coloured …
  • Police evict ‘non-students’ from Utkal University hostel
  • In Unusual Move, East Village Landlord Attempts To Evict Tenants …
  • Evict people from forest whose claims are rejected: SC
  • Kenya to evict thousands to protect Mau forest

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Evict

  • Engineers living in a rent house were found VICTIm of hacking or illegal act, n thus the landlord expeled dem from his house.

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Factotum

Factotum

  • (noun) an employee who does all kinds of work. “he was employed as the general factotum”

Factotum meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सब प्रकार का काम करनेवाला नौकर
  • सब काम करने वाला नौकर
  • विश्‍वस्त सेवक
  • मुख्तार नौकर

Factotum origin

  • mid 16th century (originally in the phrases dominum (or magister factotum ), translating roughly as ‘master of everything’, and Johannes factotem ‘John do-it-all’ or ‘Jack of all trades’): from medieval Latin, from Latin fac! ‘do!’ (imperative of facere ) + totum ‘the whole thing’ (neuter of totus ).

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

  • In one of the more colorful moments in Cohen’s recent testimony before the House, the former Trump factotum explained how his boss ordered …
  • It all came crashing down in mid-August 2016, when the media noticed that Manafort’s Eastern factotum, Konstantin Kilimnik, who played a ..
  • For anyone looking to take advantage of the long weekend and head out on a Sunday, local label Factotum is hosting a rock show. The triple …
  • Better be careful what you say, FACTOTUM, or you will get deleted like anyone who disapproves of our Mayor, and other elected officials and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Factotum

  • facilitates + total = a person who helps in all the things

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