Protean

Protean

  • (adj) tending or able to change frequently or easily; “it is difficult to comprehend the whole of this protean subject”
  • (adj) able to do many different things; versatile; “Ashwin is a remarkably protean bowler”

Protean (प्रोटीअन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बहुरूपिया, बहुमुखी,परिवर्तनशील

Protean origin

  • late 16th century: from Proteus + -an.

Protean in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Markets tend to exhibit their most protean behaviour prior to a landmark event; the budget being no exception.
  • Responding to a mammoth first innings score by South Africa, Sehwag plundered the Protean bowling on a placid Chennai pitch.
  • Shiamak Unwalla lists eight interesting things about the Protean.
  • Suchindranath Aiyer Protean, polyglot, polymath, healer, global human, Brahmin.
  • The top order used the right mix of caution and aggression and milked the Protean attack throughout their innings to post a big total.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of protean

  • protein khao aur protean body banao

Protean Pronunciation

Pseudonym

Pseudonym

  • (noun) a fictitious name, especially one used by an author; “Hanbury wrote a novel under the pseudonym of James Aston”

Pseudonym meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • उपनाम, झूठा नाम

Pseudonym Origin

  • mid 19th century: from French pseudonyme, from Greek pseudōnymos, from pseudēs ‘false’ + onoma ‘name’.

Pseudonym in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • I had written a Faking News Post under a pseudonym against the rampant sexism at an age-old hostel tradition.
  • Her lawsuit, filed under the pseudonym Jane Roe, resulted in the court’s 1973 decision that established a woman’s right to an abortion.
  • But that is not why some women authors wrote under male pseudonyms.
  • 3 Lewis Carroll was the pseudonym adopted by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
  • US President Barack Obama reportedly used a pseudonym in some of the e-mails he exchanged with Hillary Clinton.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pseudonym

  • pseudo = not real

Pseudonym Pronunciation

Prowess

Prowess

  • (noun) skill or expertise in a particular activity or field; “his prowess as a fisherman”
  • (noun) bravery in battle; “the knights were famed for their prowess in battle”

Prowess (प्राउअस / प्राउइस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • कौशल, दिलेरी, वीरता, शूरता, साहस, भुजबल, विचरना

Prowess Origin

  • Middle English (in sense 2): from Old French proesce, from prou ‘valiant’. Sense 1 dates from the early 20th century.

Prowess in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • India’s skilled manpower and Finland’s high-end tech prowess should be leveraged under the ‘Make in India’ initiative.
  • Zac Posen Shows Off His Film Prowess at Metrograph.
  • India “proves Ballistic Missile Defence prowess
  • Obamacare tests Trump’s deal-making prowess.
  • Why Israel’s Sudden Baseball Prowess Actually Means Something.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of prowess

  • prowess meain chuppa hai POWER

Prowess Pronunciation

Prudish

Prudish

  • (adj) having or revealing a tendency to be easily shocked by matters relating to sex or nudity; excessively concerned with sexual propriety; “his grandmother was a rather prudish woman”

Prudish (प्रूडिश) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कपटलज्जालु, पाखंडी, पाखण्डी

Prudish Origin

  • 1710-20; prude + -ish

Prudish in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Fair, and I am not being prudish. After all, kiss is an expression of love.
  • No sex, please: Sandeep Kumar pays the price of prudish politics.
  • Of sex and other mundane things: Are Indians still prudish?
  • Then there was my mother, brought up by prudish German nuns.
  • At the risk of sounding prudish, let me also state another problem I had with the film’s depiction of nudity, sex and the so-called erotica.

Prudish Pronunciation

Mutilate

Mutilate

  • (verb) destroy or injure severely; “many of the bodies had been mutilated”
  • (verb) alter so as to make unrecognizable; “the 14th-century carved screen had been mutilated”

Mutilate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बुरी तरह नष्ट कर देना,  काटना, छांटना, अंग भंग करना

Mutilate Origin

  • early 16th century: from Latin mutilat- ‘maimed, mutilated, lopped off’, from the verb mutilare, from mutilus ‘maimed’.

Mutilate in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Chimps Kill, Mutilate and Cannibalize Member of Own Group.
  • Woman who threatened to mutilate and kill horses jailed.
  • Poachers poison, mutilate lions in South Africa.
  • UNICEF decries high rate of female genital mutilation in the country.
  • Pakistani troops kill 3 Indian soldiers, mutilate one at LoC.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of mutilate

  • mutilate = “ate”, if I ate your arm, I mutilate you

Mutilate Pronunciation