Wane

Wane

  • (verb) (of a state or feeling) decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker; “confidence in the dollar waned”
  • (verb) (of the moon) have a progressively smaller part of its visible surface illuminated, so that it appears to decrease in size; “the moon is waning”
  • (Phrase) on the wane — becoming weaker or less extensive; “the epidemic was on the wane”
  • (noun) the amount by which a plank or log is bevelled or falls short of a squared shape; “I cut the log into slabs without removing the outside wane”

Wane (वेन / वैन) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उतरना, घटना, ढलना, कम होना, क्षीण होना, अधोगति, अवनति, कमी, क्षय, घटाव, पतन, ह्रास, चंद घटना

Wane Origin

  • Old English wanian ‘lessen’, of Germanic origin; related to Latin vanus ‘vain’.

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

  • Manufacturing activity picks up but optimism continues to wane.
  • US Report Says Anti-Americanism On the Wane in Greece.
  • India’s craze for gold on the wane as yellow metal gets dearer.
  • Atheism may be on the wane in Britain.
  • Davos: Citigroup CEO admits London focus will wane after Brexit.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of wane

  • wane === opposite of gain

Wane pronunciation

Trailblazer

Trailblazer

  • (noun) a person who is the first to do something; an innovator; “he was a trailblazer for many ideas that are now standard fare”
  • (noun) a person who makes a new track through wild country; “a trailblazer in the automotive industry”

Trailblazer (ट्रेल्ब्लेज़र / ट्रैल्ब्लैज़र) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अग्रणी, इन्नोवेटर

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

  • Gordon was a trailblazer, said Michelle Walker.
  • Carmel Fisher recognised as an investment trailblazer.
  • Ivy O’Conner embraces being a wrestling trailblazer at River Valley.
  • At Miss Universe, woman from Spain proud to be transgender trailblazer.
  • Are you inspirational, a builder or a trailblazer?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of trailblazer

  • imagine an innovator (trailblazer) wearing a blazer.

Trailblazer pronunciation

Eminent

Eminent

  • (adj) (of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere;
    “one of the world’s most eminent statisticians”.
  • (adj) (of a positive quality) present to a notable degree; “the book’s scholarship and eminent readability”

Eminent (एमिनेंट / एमीनेंट / एमिनेन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  •  प्रख्यात, प्रतापी, प्रतिष्ठित, प्रवर, प्रसिद्ध, महत, मान्यवर, विशिष्ट, श्रेष्ठ, सुप्रसिद्ध, अग्रगण्य, उत्तुंग, प्रकांड, उच्च, उत्कृष्ट, ऊँचा, ऊंचा

Eminent Origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin eminent- ‘jutting, projecting’, from the verb eminere.

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

  • PM Modi doing best to advance common good in India, says eminent economist Prof Kotler.
  • Eminent academician S Ramaswamy passes away at 86.
  • The JQ Wingate Literary Prize is Britain’s pre-eminent Jewish literary prize.
  • Death of an eminent English composer, 91.
  • Eminent Polish musicologist dies.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of eminent

  • think about Eminem who is always above others.

Eminent pronunciation

Gluttony

Gluttony

  • (noun) habitual greed or excess in eating; “she said plumpness was a sign of gluttony in most cases”

Gluttony (ग्लटनी) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पेटूपन, लालच, लोलुपता

Gluttony Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French glutonie, from gluton ‘glutton’.

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

  • Pope says forget greed and gluttony at Christmas, go for simple love.
  • Muskoka fitness trainer gives top 10 ways to combat holiday gluttony.
  • After the holiday gluttony, many people are trying to get back on track when it comes to fitness and wellness.
  • Eating right: Holidays don’t have to be the ‘season of gluttony‘.
  • Gluttony really could turn you into a fathead.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gluttony

  • Gluttony = glued to ‘ton’ of weight – ‘petupan’

Gluttony pronunciation

Resort

Resort

  • (noun) a place that is frequented for holidays or recreation or for a particular purpose; “a seaside resort”
  • (noun) the action of resorting to a course of action in a difficult situation; “it is desirable that the matter be settled without resort to legal proceedings”
  • (verb) turn to and adopt (a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation; “the duke was prepared to resort to force if negotiation failed”
  • (formal) go often or in large numbers to; “local authorities have a duty to provide adequate sites for gypsies ‘residing in or resorting to’ their areas”

Resort (रिज़ॉर्ट / रीज़ॉर्ट / रीसॉर्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • आने जाने की जगह, लौट जाना, अंतिम चारा, गमन स्थान, अखाड़ा, अड्डा, आश्रय, उपाय, गमन, जमाव, प्रश्रय, भीड़, युक्ति, शरण, सहारा, सैरगाह, प्रयोग करना, आश्रय लेना, सहारा लेना, आसरा लेना, सहायता लेना, यत्र करना, शरण लेना, लौट जाना, कहीं जाना, गुजरना, बदलना

Resort Origin

  • late Middle English (denoting something one can turn to for assistance): from Old French resortir, from re- ‘again’ + sortir ‘come or go out’. The sense ‘place frequently visited’ dates from the mid 18th century.

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

  • Brokers resort to crowd funding to fight NSEL case.
  • Weekend Wanderlust: Skiing in a small but stylish Bavarian resort.
  • How to reboot your eating without resorting to a fad diet.
  • US Homebuilders Are Resorting to Price Cuts to Lure Buyers.
  • PDP resorting to blame game to regain lost base: BJP.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of resort

  • bhai kaise bhi karke ‘sort’ karo…  what’s your last resort if you fail in exam 🙂

Resort pronunciation

Afghans resorting to heroin