Dichotomy

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Dichotomy 

  • (noun) a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different. “a rigid dichotomy between science and mysticism”
  • (noun) Repeated branching into two equal parts.

Dichotomy meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • द्विभाजन, किसी दो भिन्न पदार्थ या समूह के विभाग

Dichotomy origin

  • late 16th century: via modern Latin from Greek dikhotomia, from dikho ‘in two, apart’ + -tomia (see -tomy)

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

  • ‘After All the Mockery’: Allowed to Appeal Against Extradition, Mallya …, “The conclusions are in effect a false dichotomy. … Vijay Mallya flew out of India on March 2, 2016, after defaulting on loans amounting to Rs.
  • Indian iron-ore market dichotomy of rising imports, rising domestic …,
    KOLKATA (miningweekly.com) – A dichotomy in Indian iron-ore production/supply dynamics has emerged with the government claiming no …
  • Spotify launches first national TV campaign in India, The first TV and first multilingual campaign for the brand in India, it targets … and social norms, some kind of dichotomy fuels individual lives.
  • 55% parents at risk of endangering kid’s safety online: OLX survey, The dichotomy points to having high awareness about the need to be safe … The new research conducted by OLX India on the occasion of …
  • Missing secularism in new education policy, The opposition in south India, especially in the state of Tamil Nadu, was so strong that the NEP committee swiftly …. The moral dichotomy.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dichotomy 

  • can be think as di + cut _ … so dichotomy is cutting into two parts
  • sounds like Botany-branching into two (of trees etc.)

Dichotomy pronunciation


Peter

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Peter 

  • (verb) decrease or fade gradually before coming to an end. “the storm had petered out”

Peter meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • क्षीण होना, फीका करना

Peter origin

  • early 19th century: of unknown origin.

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

  • ICC World Cup 2019: India equal unwanted world record with loss …, The Indian cricket team’s unbeaten run in the ICC World Cup 2019 … Title contenders India weren’t up to the task as their chase petered out on …
  • Know your candidate: DMK announces nominees for Rajya Sabha …, After the DMK’s rival and ruling party All India Anna Dravida … ensured I missed some of them!) but it petered out in an anti-climax,” he tweeted.
  • A World Cup lost and found, India had lost each of its three matches: England bowled out India for 63; New … On home turf, India’s campaign petered out with a whimper.
  • View: Doubts over India’s GDP numbers may continue for sometime, Until that is done, doubts about India’s GDP numbers will continue. … recovery post-demonetisation having petered out — the focus had, in any …
  • A ‘pride’ that roared on the streets of Kolkata yet again, By the time darkness descended, they had accomplished India’s first … emails even as planned participation from other cities petered out.

Peter pronunciation


Pilgrimage

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Pilgrimage 

  • (noun) a pilgrim’s journey. “he wanted to go on a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela”
  • (noun) a journey to a place of particular interest or significance. “his passion was opera and he made annual pilgrimages to Bayreuth”
  • (noun) life viewed as a journey. “now is the thirty-first year of my dark pilgrimage on this earth”
  • (verb) go on a pilgrimage. “thousands pilgrimage there every year”

Pilgrimage meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • तीर्थ, तीर्थस्थान, यात्रा, तीर्थक्षेत्र, तीर्थयात्रा, तीर्थ यात्रा, तीर्थगमन, तीर्थयात्रा करना

Pilgrimage origin

  • Middle English: from Provençal pelegrinage, from pelegrin (see pilgrim).

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

  • India curbs on highway for Hindu pilgrimage anger Kashmir residents, SRINAGAR (Reuters) – Curbs on civilian traffic along a highway linking disputed Kashmir to the rest of India, imposed for a Hindu pilgrimage, …
  • Modern day ‘Shravan Kumar’ on pilgrimage across India, Nepal …, Tinsukia (Assam) [India], July 1 (ANI): Forty-year-old D Krishan Kumar who had embarked on an unusual pilgrim expedition with his mother …
  • Pakistan, India to discuss pilgrimage corridor July 14, Pakistan has conveyed to India the schedule for a meeting to finalize the modalities for opening of a key border crossing for the Sikh pilgrims, …
  • Haj pilgrimage: Supreme Court refuses to pass order on tour operators …, NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass any order on a plea by the Federation of Haj Private Tour Operators of India …
  • Ahmedabad: ‘Hindu pilgrimage sites not sole beneficiaries’, AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat government denied the charge of discrimination against religions other than Hinduism in allocation of funds for …

Pilgrimage pronunciation


Rostrum

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Rostrum 

  • (noun) a raised platform on which a person stands to make a public speech, receive an award or medal, play music, or conduct an orchestra. “speaker after speaker stepped up to the rostrum”
  • (noun) a beak like projection, especially a stiff snout or anterior prolongation of the head in an insect, crustacean, or cetacean. “these beetles are very easily recognized by the rostrum or beak”

Rostrum meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • जहाज का माथा, व्याख्यान-मंच, व्याख्यान चबूतरा, चबूतरा, चोंच, मंच, ऊंची जगह जहां व्याख्यान करने वाला खड़ा होता है, मंचिका

Rostrum origin

  • mid 16th century: from Latin, literally ‘beak’ (from rodere ‘gnaw’). The word was originally used (at first in the plural rostra ) to denote part of the Forum in Rome, which was decorated with the beaks of captured galleys, and was used as a platform for public speakers.

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

  • Australian Open Badminton 2019: As Indian challenge ends in Sydney …, Writing a requiem for the state of Indian badminton has become more … instead of aiming for the winners’ rostrum, has been coming to an end …
  • Opinion: The lies that created ‘Chernobyl’, A five-episode HBO miniseries (streaming in India on Hotstar … and, as he moves away from his rostrum, an armed soldier rushes to affix a …
  • Aliva Mishra wins The Hindu-Rostrum debating competition, The teams were given to discuss topics namely ‘World does not need religion’ and ‘Does India need to spend more on education than defence’ …
  • Dragon-elephant tango, In my view, China-India relations can be divided into four phases since … of the Indian Embassy in China at the Tian’anmen Rostrum, said:
  • Modhura Palit seizes limelight in Cannes, Cannes, May 25 India found a bright silver lining on the penultimate day of the 72nd … Palit shared the rostrum with five-time Oscar-nominated …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Rostrum 

  • one who drinks rum (with roast) will need give speech and hence needs a platform 🙂
  • rostrum can be made to sound like “raised + strum or system”

Rostrum pronunciation


Vindictive

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Vindictive

  • (adj) having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge. “the criticism was both vindictive and personalized”

Vindictive meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • प्रतिशोधी, प्रतिहिंसाशील, ईर्ष्यालु, तामसिक, बदला लेनेवाला, कीना रखनेवाला, दंड देनेवाला, दंड लगानेवाला, सज़ा देनेवाला

Vindictive origin

  • early 17th century: from Latin vindicta ‘vengeance’ + -ive.

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

  • Doctors slam government action on NGO Lawyers Collective, The All India Drug Action Network (Aidan) said the case appeared an … that has resulted in this vindictive action against them,” Aidan said.
  • Uttarakhand HC issues contempt notices to Centre, AIIMS, … Guleria on a contempt petition filed by Indian Forest Service officer Sanjiv … In its order, the court had termed as “vindictive” the attitude of the …
  • All India Kisan Sabha questions Rahul’s stand on crimes against …, All India Kisan Sabha questions Rahul’s stand on crimes against … of AIKS said the organisation strongly condemned ‘the vindictive steps by …
  • Trump vs Triumf: What India can do to salvage Indo-US ties,
    Unlike India’s military focussed ties with Russia, the US-India …. They have exhibited vindictive behaviour on at least two similar occasions.
  • Anti-press tactics, Ironically, a BJP spokesperson insists that the press in India is free. … room for vindictive behaviour, or blackmail, in the garb of ‘prerogative’.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Vindictive 

  • vin(win) a person is always wanting to win , if he loses he feels to seek revenge
  • The vindictive one is likely to start vendetta(that is fight for revenge).

Vindictive pronunciation