Daunting

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Daunting

  • (adj) seeming difficult to deal with in prospect, intimidating. “a daunting task”
  • (verb) make (someone) feel intimidated or apprehensive. “some people are daunted by technology”

Daunting meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • डरावना, हतोत्साही, चुनौतीपूर्ण, भयभीत करने वाला

Daunting origin

  • Middle English: from Old French danter, from Latin domitare, frequentative of domare ‘to tame’.

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

  • Water supply remains a daunting task, Albertina Nakale. WINDHOEK – The prevailing water scarcity in the country and the persisting drought should serve as a reminder that water …
  • Slowdown, global tensions make it a daunting task for Nirmala …, New Delhi: Whether defending her party in the media or the government over graft charges, Nirmala Sitharaman is no stranger to taking up …
  • Stumbling England face daunting India challenge, Their task, against an India side who recently usurped Eoin Morgan’s … summit of the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s ODI Team Rankings, is daunting.
  • Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman faces daunting task of …m The India Ratings report raised concerns on the off-balance sheet borrowings by the government; It said the fiscal consolidation must continue …
  • Michelle Obama Recalls Daunting Sleepover Security Rules For …, Former US first lady Michelle Obama let her guard down over the weekend, recalling in an interview how Secret Service security shaped the …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Daunting 

  • Daun Sounds Like Don Nting Sounds Like Acting . Don Dicouraging The Persons Who Acting Like A Fearesome

Daunting pronunciation


Bewilder

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Bewilder

  • (verb) cause (someone) to become perplexed and confused. “she was bewildered by his sudden change of mood”

Bewilder meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • चकित करना, हैरान करना, हक्का-बक्का कर देना, चकित कर देना, उलझन में डालना, घबराना, बहकाना, भटकाना, भुलाना, भरमाना, घबरा देना

Bewilder origin

  • late 17th century: from be- ‘thoroughly’ + obsolete wilder ‘lead or go astray’, of unknown origin.

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

  • Odisha poll results will bewilder everybody, says India’s PM Modi …, Kendrapara (The Statesman) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi exuded the confidence of BJP forming the government in Odisha and said the …
  • Does this court judgement make any sense?, In rare times, as happened recently in India, they even bewilder lawyers directly involved in the case. A bemused Supreme Court bench sent …
  • Turning dreams into reality: how the IPL built careers and changed lives, There is no debate over how India is crazy about cricket, and with the new … The son of a factory worker, Nathu managed to bewilder his …
  • Polling official goes missing during West Bengal Panchayat election …, Among them, a few incidents are bound to bewilder us. … over to the Crime Investigation Department (CID), according to Times of India report.
  • India and the Culture of Innovation, Such an array of causes for India’s economic woes would bewilder even the most seasoned policymaker. How, then, can these causes be …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Bewilder 

  • seeing WILD animals,he was confused……!
  • Some times people behave like wild animals that makes me bewilder

Bewilder pronunciation


Perplex

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Perplex

  • (verb) make (someone) feel completely baffled. “she was perplexed by her husband’s moodiness”
  • (verb) complicate or confuse (a matter). “they were perplexing a subject plain in itself”

Perplex meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उलझाना, घबराना, घबरा देना, व्याकुल करना, हैरान करना, हक्का-बक्का करना, हक्का-बक्का कर देना, कठिन बनाना, हैरानी में डालना, निरुत्तर करना, लाजवाब करना, ज़्यादा पेचीदा बनाना

Perplex origin

  • late 15th century (as the adjective perplexed ): from the obsolete adjective perplex ‘bewildered’, from Latin perplexus ‘entangled’, based on plexus ‘interwoven’, from the verb plectere .

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

  • New disclosure requirements perplex companies, For the past few months, a slew of filings made mandatory by the Government of India have kept companies and corporate professionals busy.
  • DJ Perplex fue ASESINADO en México ¿Quién era este músico …, En los años 90, DJ Perplex descubrrió el trance, mientras que en 1994 realiza su primer viaje a la India, donde se dio cuenta de que la música …
  • Where will MS Dhoni bat? One riddle which continues to perplex …, New Delhi: The Test series is over, winning 3-0 under the leadership of Virat Kohli, and that brings Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the focus as India …
  • A bizarre interstellar object called ‘Oumuamua continues to perplex …, A bizarre interstellar object called ‘Oumuamua continues to perplex astronomers a year after it vanished. Here’s why a few scientists still …
  • Unclear school transfer regulations perplex parents, “I would like to move two of my children to an Indian curriculum school from their British curriculum school. They are currently in KG 2, and I …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Perplex 

  • PERPLEX: PER+PLEX (Plex means PLasma EXchange). Now, that sounds complicated. Perplex means to cause to be puzzled.
  • perplex = complex (full of confusion)

Perplex pronunciation


Baffle

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Baffle 

  • (verb) totally bewilder or perplex. “an unexplained occurrence that baffled everyone”
  • (verb) restrain or regulate (a fluid, sound, etc.). “to baffle the noise further, I pad the gunwales”
  • a device used to restrain the flow of a fluid, gas, etc. or to prevent the spreading of sound or light in a particular direction. “you can cut out glare from a strip light by concealing it behind a baffle”

Baffle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बाधिका, रोक, व्यारोध, चक्कर में डाल देना, गतिरोघक, ठगना, घबड़ा देना, चकरा देना, व्यर्थ या निष्फल कर देना, असमंजस में डालना, व्यर्थ करना, हैरान करना, विफल करना, चक्कर में डाल देना, मात देना, रोध, रोध पटल

Baffle origin

  • late 16th century (in the sense ‘cheat, deceive’): perhaps related to French bafouer ‘ridicule’ or obsolete French beffer ‘mock, deceive’.

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

  • Scary School Girls Baffle Investigators, Investigators are baffled by the scary behaviour of a group of girl students … “Psychiatry is unfortunately not taught in MBBS anywhere in India.
  • India’s first ‘Scrambler style exhaust’ for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 …, India’s first ‘Scrambler style exhaust’ for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is here …. It comes with a baffle that which helps it meet the Indian noise …
  • Mysterious waves rippled around the world for 20 minutes, baffle …, … rolled around the world. The ripples, that originated 15 miles off the shores of a tiny island Mayotte in the Indian Ocean, lasted for 20 minutes.
  • Is India’s GDP growth good, bad, or ugly? Puzzling data baffle …, A change in the methodology to calculate gross domestic product is partly why India’s data is puzzling and is prompting economists to find a …
  • Mystery Quakes in Maharashtra’s Dahanu Baffle Experts, Force 60 …, Many students have left their schools in Dhundalwadi (the epicentre of the tremors in Palghar district) and returned to their homes in and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Baffle 

  • baffle sounds like buffalo and a wild buffalo can really frustrate you with his crazy actions.
  • Baffle = frustrate = bewilder. Now u can imagine about a Buffalo getting wild…

Baffle pronunciation


Meddle

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Meddle 

  • (verb) interfere in something that is not one’s concern. “I don’t want him meddling in our affairs”
  • (verb) touch or handle (something) without permission. “you have no right to come in here meddling with my things”

Meddle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • हाथ लगाना, दखल देना, हस्तक्षेप करना, काम में हस्तक्षेप करना

Meddle origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘mingle, mix’): from Old French medler, variant of mesler, based on Latin miscere ‘to mix’.

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

  • Did Shanmukham Chetty, India’s First Finance Minister, Meddle With …, R K Shanmukham Chetty–an alumnus of the Madras Christian College, and Madras law college–has had the ‘rare privilege’ of being India’s …
  • Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election, please’, When asked if he would warn Russia not to meddle in the next … taking advantage of the US on support for NATO and that India’s tariffs on the ..
  • Top Court Won’t Meddle With HC Order Involving Trinamool Leader’s …, The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the …
  • Gandhis should not meddle with new Congress chief, The Congress will have to define the role of Gandhis in the party before a non-Gandhi is appointed president for the success of a new …
  • Democrats pan Donald Trump’s election meddling joke with Vladimir …, With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle in the election” in their first meeting …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Meddle 

  • meddle like middle = in between 2 parties ….. means to interfere….to tamper 🙂

Meddle pronunciation