Whiff

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Whiff

  • (noun) a smell that is only smelt briefly or faintly. “I caught a whiff of eau de cologne”
  • (noun) an unpleasant smell.
  • (noun) an act of sniffing or inhaling. “I found my inhaler and took a deep whiff”
  • (noun) a trace or hint of something bad, menacing, or exciting. “there had been a whiff of financial scandal in the past”
  • (noun) a puff or breath of air or smoke. “whiffs of smoke emerged from the boiler”
  • (noun) (chiefly in baseball or golf) an unsuccessful attempt to hit the ball. get a
  • (noun) brief or faint smell of. “he whiffed the broth that was simmering on the stove”
  • (verb) get a brief or faint smell of. “he whiffed the broth that was simmering on the stove”

Whiff meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कश, झलक, हल्की गन्ध, झोंका, उड़ कर आना

Whiff origin

  • late 16th century (originally in the senses ‘gust of wind’ and ‘inhalation of tobacco smoke’, also, as a verb, ‘blow with a slight gust’): imitative.
  • early 18th century: perhaps from whiff1.

Whiff our in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India may soon break into the top 50 in ease of doing …, India is within touching distance of a place in the top 50 best places to do … The World Bank ranking comes as a whiff of fresh air for the Indian …
  • It’s time for Shillong’s cherry blossom festival, Pretty-in-pink blooms awash cherry blossom trees and the whiff of barbeque … music, and dance performances by natives of North East India.
  • Uttar Pradesh jail riot with cop torture and food grouse whiff, Five policemen including the deputy jailer at Gorakhpur jail were injured on Friday when a group of inmates attacked them at 6.30am and took …
  • India vs South Africa: Bowling allies and familiar follies, But once they get a whiff, this Indian attack can be ruthless. They reduced the Proteas to 136/6 at lunch. Even though Faf du Plessis fought a …
  • India’s booming appetite for opioids, For Indian cancer patients who once writhed in agony, there are ….. a reckless morphine addict or any whiff of scandal somewhere on the …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Whiff 

  • whiff sounds like SNIFF….I could sniff (smell) the fragrance of the flowers in a whiff of air.
  • WHI..WHY..SO why to give a HINT TO someone strange about your house..

Whiff pronunciation

Ward

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Ward

  • (noun) a separate room in a hospital, typically one allocated to a particular type of patient. “a children’s ward”
  • (noun) an administrative division of a city or borough that typically elects and is represented by a councillor or councillors. “the second most marginal ward in Westminster”
  • (noun) a child or young person under the care and control of a guardian appointed by their parents or a court. “for the last three years, the boy has been my ward”
  • (noun) the state of being in the care of a guardian. “the ward and care of the Crown”
  • (noun) any of the internal ridges or bars in a lock which prevent the turning of any key which does not have grooves of corresponding form or size.
  • (noun) the action of keeping a lookout for danger. “I saw them keeping ward at one of those huge gates”
  • (noun) an area of ground enclosed by the encircling walls of a fortress or castle.
  • (verb) admit (a patient) to a hospital ward. “the last of the accident victims was warded”
  • (verb) guard; protect. “it was his duty to ward the king”

Ward meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • प्रतिपाल्य, निगरानी, आश्रित, रोगीकक्ष, वार्ड, रक्षा करना, संरक्षित

Ward origin

  • Old English weard (in ward (sense 5 of the noun), also ‘body of guards’), weardian ‘keep safe, guard’, of Germanic origin; reinforced in Middle English by Old Northern French warde (noun), warder (verb) ‘guard’.

Ward our in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India’s last polio ward, 4013, possibly India’s only wards dedicated to treating men and women affected by polio. It has been five years since WHO declared the …
  • The Shrinking Space for Scientific Temper in India Is Worrying, We should celebrate India’s constitutional provision for the scientific temper … flowers flowers, coconut and lemons, purportedly to ward off evil.
  • Kashmiris’ situation is unsustainable: German Chancellor Merkel, … Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters accompanying her India trip. … Security officer of the ward filed a complaint at the Shivaji Park police …
  • Which is India’s greenest metro?, Yet, among India’s six metros Delhi is already the greenest. …. Our analysis, though, suggests that most of India’s wards fail to meet the World …
  • Halloween Unable To Gain Popularity In India. Some Possible …, … so they started lighting bonfires and wearing costumes to ward off the … In India, festival celebrations are bright, colourful and cheery,” social …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Ward 

  • Ward and guard sound similar…you ward off something that is evil or bad, similarly you guard yourself against the evil.
  • the warden was awarded for warding off war in the ward!

Ward pronunciation

Yesteryear

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Yesteryear

  • (noun) last year or the recent past, especially as nostalgically recalled. “the snows of yesteryear have gone”

Yesteryear meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अतीत, गत वर्ष, पिछल साल

Yesteryear our in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Pink-ball pioneer CAB to host India’s first-ever Day-Night Test … A prolific middle order batsman of yesteryear, V. V. S. Laxman had said ..
  • BJP should focus on Sangh’s icons, … freedom struggle and his contribution of unifying India was the high … stop playing politics by showcasing yesteryear leaders in a dim light, …
  • Mumtaz is alive, wants death rumours to stop: Director Milap …, Social media was flooded on Friday night with rumours of yesteryear actress Mumtaz breathing her last in Mumbai. The rumours began doing …
  • Yesteryear star YEZDI motorcycles set to make a comeback … Yezdi Roadking was produced in India by Ideal Jawa Ltd, Mysore from 1978 to …
  • Yesteryear heroine Sumalatha kicks up a storm in Gowda fief, Since the JDS had already decided to field Nikhil from Mandya, the Congress was left with no option but dismiss the pleas of Sumalatha.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Yesteryear 

  • yesteryear means last year or the recent past, especially as nostalgically recalled…YESTERDAY+YEAR…..

Yesteryear pronunciation

Bemoan

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Bemoan

  • (verb) express discontent or sorrow over (something). “it was no use bemoaning her lot”

Bemoan meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दुख प्रकट करना, रोना

Bemoan origin

  • Old English bemǣnan ‘complain, lament’. The change in the second syllable (16th century) was due to association with moan, to which it is related.

Bemoan  our in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Denizens take to Twitter to bemoan civic issues, Following the lack of response from the GHMC officials on their concerning civic issues, the residents of Old City have adopted to contemporary …
  • Steel Producers Bemoan Imports as India Weighs Pros, Cons …, Faced with lobbying by the steel sector and some others, the Indian government is caught in a bind on whether to join the Regional …
  • Hamali workers bemoan heavy burden, protest, Bowenpally: Hamali workers took out a rally at Dr BR Ambedkar Vegetable Market in Bowenpally on Friday, demanding the market committee …
  • NGOs battling AIDS bemoan lack of international funding, Tirupur: A lack of international funding for AIDS prevention and control has affected the pace of the programmes, non-governmental …
  • Past leaders bemoan ‘lacklustre’ PU elections, CHANDIGARH: Previous student leaders of the Panjab University, who would manage the student wings of the various prominent politica

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Bemoan 

  • bemoan… look at moan..means cryin,..whn does one cry when dey loose something..when one looses something they express disapproval..
  • bemoan — be mourn means express mourn — express sadness

Bemoan pronunciation

Vigour

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Vigour

  • (noun) physical strength and good health. “I was 79, but still full of vigour and vitality”
  • (noun) effort, energy, and enthusiasm. “they set about the new task with vigour”

Vigour meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • तत्परता, उत्साह, फुर्ती, ओज, ऊर्जा, शक्ति/प्रभाव, ताकत

Vigour origin

  • Middle English: from Old French, from Latin vigor, from vigere ‘be lively’.

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

  • Maharashtra Election Results 2019: “Respect People’s Verdict …, Ms Munde told reporters she “respected the people’s verdict” and would continue working for them with renewed vigour. According to news …
  • India up 14 ranks to 63rd in World Bank ‘Doing Business’ list, India jumped 14 ranks to 63rd position in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ …. and assured to continue working for them with renewed vigour.
  • Good news for both polity, economy, … be forced to seek and implement remedies for the slowdown with vigour. … and thwart a potential agro-processing revolution in rural India.
  • Pakistan crossing the line, … it appears to be backing the anti-India terror outfits with much more vigour. With the United States looking to Pakistan to help extricate it from …
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi throws Article 370 dare, “The new vigour of a new India is now visible on the global stage. Don’t you too sense and feel that?” he said as the crowd chanted “Modi, Modi …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Vigour 

  • when sm1 take Viagra,his dick is full of energy because its vigour

Vigour pronunciation