Retort

Retort

  • (verb) say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner; “‘No need to be rude,’ retorted Isabel”
  • (noun) a sharp, angry, or witty reply; “she opened her mouth to make a suitably cutting retort”
  • (noun) a container or furnace for carrying out a chemical process on a large or industrial scale; “a laboratory full of bubbling retorts and crackling electrical equipment”

Retort meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • मुंहतोड़ जवाब,  कड़ा उत्तर देना

Retort Origin

  • late 15th century (in the sense ‘hurl back an accusation or insult’): from Latin retort- ‘twisted back, cast back’, from the verb retorquere, from re- ‘in return’ + torquere ‘to twist’.

Retort in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu editorial newspaper)

  • Nani’s Retort to a crazy fan is going viral.
  • Asked an emotional Mamata Banerjee in her retort to a BJP leader’s comments in which he called the West Bengal chief minister a ‘hijra’.
  • People of Kashmir retort, is the Supreme Court oblivious of the fact that Kashmir was peaceful from October 2016 to April 2017!
  • Some males bring nesting material, while others weave thin threads into retort-shaped structures.
  • In retort, Sooraj said he was a member of the mess and had every right to be there, and allegedly added that he would eat beef inside the mess.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retort

  • resort mein retort mat karna… bhaga denge

Retort Pronunciation

Retinue

Retinue meaning in HindiRetinue

  • (noun) a group of advisers, assistants, or others accompanying an important person; “the rock star’s retinue of security guards and personal cooks”

Retinue (रेटनू) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • नौकर-चाकर, परिजन, परिकर

Retinue Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French retenue, feminine past participle (used as a noun) of retenir ‘keep back, retain’.

Retinue in a sentence (word usage in Hindu editorial newspaper)

  • Acknowledging the presence of the war veterans Mr. Siddaramaiah and his retinue of Ministers, MLAs and councillors had insulted them.
  • Ironically on Monday, chief minister Siddaramaiah along with a huge retinue watched the Telugu film ‘Baahubali 2’ in a multiplex in Bengaluru.
  • But what’s truly worrying is that a retinue of prominent characters playing a significant role in India’s public life.
  • This is a welcome one-up advantage that the Indian foreign services retinue will do well to capitalise on.
  • When celebrity writer Guy de Maupassant and a Russian empress joined the retinue of visitors to Cannes, the place gained a reputation.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retinue

  • tum sab meri RETINA (of the eye ) ke aagey rehne chahiye 24*7 – u r my attnedants

Retinue Pronunciation

Resurrect

Resurrect

  • (verb) restore (a dead person) to life; “he queried whether Jesus was indeed resurrected”
  • (verb) revive or revitalize (something that is inactive, disused, or forgotten); “it gives him a chance to resurrect his career”

Resurrect meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पुनर्जीवित करना, दुबारा शुरू करना

Resurrect Origin

  • late 18th century: back-formation from resurrection.

Resurrect in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper editorial)

  • Misbah, Sarfraz fifties resurrect Pakistan’s otherwise plodding day.
  • Cow dung used to resurrect minor killed by lightning in Odisha.
  • He happens to be the person who took up the challenge of resurrecting the well-known Fairy Queen locomotive in 1997.
  • Placing faith in coaching to resurrect dreams.
  • Young PCC chief Sachin Pilot worked against all odds to resurrect the party.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of resurrect

  • re + errect = phirse khada ho gya

Resurrect Pronunciation

Superfluous

Superfluous

  • (adj) unnecessary, especially through being more than enough; “the purchaser should avoid asking for superfluous information”

Superfluous (सुपर्फ्लूअस / सूपर्फ्ल्वस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अतिरिक्त, अनावश्यक, निरर्थक, फ़ालतू, ज़रूरत से ज़्यादा, अति अधिक

Superfluous Origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin superfluus, from super- ‘over’ + fluere ‘to flow’.

Superfluous in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper editorial)

  • The ‘superfluous‘ branches would be merged with the nearest SBI branch.
  • Had James Milner converted his penalty and Liverpool held off Southampton for all three points, all talk of style would be superfluous.
  • It is therefore superfluous to equate Hindutva with singing Vande Mataram, teaching yoga or doing surya namaskar.
  • A pod hotel tends to strip a hotel room of all the superfluous facilities and compresses it down to space for a single person’s use.
  • The Kolkata Knight Riders suffered a minor setback in their last game when they were blown away by David Warner’s superfluous 126.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of superfluous

  • super = over… fluous = flow… overflow

Superfluous Pronunciation

Superannuated

Superannuated

  • (adj) outdated or obsolete through age or new developments; “superannuated computing equipment”
  • (adj) (of a post or employee) belonging to a superannuation scheme; “she is not superannuated and has no paid holiday”
  • (verb) retire (someone) with a pension; “his pilot’s licence was withdrawn and he was superannuated”

Superannuated (सूपरैन्यूएट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पुराना हो जाना, सेवा निवृत्त हो जाना

Superannuated Origin

  • mid 17th century: back-formation from superannuated, from medieval Latin superannuatus, from Latin super- ‘over’ + annus ‘year’.

Superannuated in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper editorial)

  • Life’s too short to read superannuated Marxists.
  • The Indian fleet has less than 30 superannuated medium-size anti-sub helicopters, the first of which was bought in 1971.
  • Joshi, who will superannuate in June, is one of the five high profile.
  • When I retired, I went from SVP to superannuated in the space of an hour.
  • Both the MDs have a tenure of nearly two years and will be superannuated in 2019.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of superannuated

  • super + annum = super purana… saalo saal purana

Superannuated pronunciation