Maiden

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Maiden

  • (noun) an unmarried girl or young woman. “two knights fought to win the hand of a fair maiden”
  • (noun) an over in which no runs are scored.
  • (adj) (of an older woman) unmarried. “a maiden aunt”
  • (adj) (of a female animal) not having mated. “the top-priced maiden heifer”
  • (adj) being or involving the first attempt or act of its kind. “the Titanic’s maiden voyage”
  • (adj) denoting a horse that has never won a race, or a race intended for such horses. “the Beckhampton Maiden Stakes”
  • (adj) (of a tree or other fruiting plant) in its first year of growth.

Maiden meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • प्रथम, कुंवारी, कुमारीई, अविवाहिता, मेडन बिना रन दिये, मेडन्, युवती

Maiden origin

  • Old English mægden, from a Germanic diminutive meaning ‘maid, virgin’; related to German Mädchen, diminutive of Magd ‘maid’, from an Indo-European root shared by Old Irish mug ‘boy, servant’.

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

  • UNIQLO turns to ethnic wear for India launch, Interestingly, UNIQLO’s India collaboration stands apart as not all … Ltd announced a three-store line-up for India starting with its maiden store …
  • India vs West Indies: Ishant Sharma hits maiden fifty in 92nd Test, Ishant Sharma scored his maiden Test and second first class fifty to help India post a strong total on Day 2 of the second and final Test against …
  • Governors of Five US States to Visit India Over Next Two Months to …, The unprecedented move of five American governors visiting India in quick … on his maiden trip to India with a high-powered trade delegation.
  • Avesh Khan hits maiden fifty, denies India Green lead, Avesh Khan hogged the limelight with his maiden first class half-century in an incredible rearguard action as India Red and India Green set up …
  • Bumrah’s hat-trick, Vihari’s maiden ton take India to commanding …, Jasprit Bumrah became only the third Indian to scalp a hat-trick in five-day cricket after Hanuma Vihari scored a maiden ton to take the visitors …

Maiden pronunciation


Loom

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Loom

  • (noun) an apparatus for making fabric by weaving yarn or thread.
  • (noun) a vague and often exaggerated first appearance of an object seen in darkness or fog, especially at sea. “the loom of the land”
  • (verb) appear as a vague form, especially one that is large or threatening. “vehicles loomed out of the darkness
  • (verb) (of an event regarded as threatening) seem about to happen. “there is a crisis looming”

Loom meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • संकट मँडराना, सम्भावना होना, करघा, हावी होना, अस्पष्ट छाया दीखना, अस्पष्ट सा दिखाई देना, अस्पष्ट देख पड़ना, करघा, धुंधला दिखाई देना, पास ही मंडराना

Loom origin

  • Old English gelōma ‘tool’, shortened to lome in Middle English.
  • mid 16th century: probably from Low German or Dutch; compare with East Frisian lōmen ‘move slowly’, Middle High German lüemen ‘be weary’.

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

  • As recession fears loom, is India better equipped than 2008?, Investors are in a fix. Most portfolios are trading in the red and the investors don’t know what to do next as fear of a recession, fanned by an …
  • Sensex snaps 3-day winning run as recession fears loom; Yes Bank …, Additionally, India Ratings lowered the country’s growth forecast to a six-year low of 6.7 per cent for the current fiscal from its earlier estimate of …
  • No.4 problem continues to loom over India’s ODI side, The question has been asked many times. India wanted to convince the world that whoever is picked for the spot is good enough.
  • Traders flock to gold as fears of recession in the US loom large, The surge isn’t temporary and future price path will largely depend on policy action,” says Sudheesh Nambiath, head of India Gold Policy …
  • Rate cut spreads in Asia, but currency risks loom, MUMBAI/BANGKOK — The central banks of India, Thailand and New Zealand all lowered key interest rates on Wednesday, following the U.S. …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Loom

  • it sounds like ‘zoom’, so even when you zoom a picture or photo it enlarges & if you zoom it more it gets a bit distorted
  • danger “loomed” large.. a common phrase

Loom pronunciation


Tumble

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Tumble

  • (verb) fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong. “she pitched forward, tumbling down the remaining stairs”
  • (verb) move or rush in a headlong or uncontrolled way. “police and dogs tumbled from the vehicle”
  • (verb) fall rapidly in amount or value. “property prices tumbled”
  • (verb) rumple; disarrange. “he slept fitfully for the third night in a row, tumbling the covers about him as he tried to get comfortable”
  • (verb) perform acrobatic feats, typically handsprings and somersaults in the air
  • (noun) dry (washing) in a tumble dryer. “the machine gentle tumbles the clothes in cool air for ten minutes”
  • (noun) understand the meaning or hidden implication of (a situation). “she’ll ring again as soon as she tumbles to what she’s done”
  • (noun) have sexual intercourse with. “he was tumbling a strange woman”
  • (noun) clean (castings, gemstones, etc.) in a tumbling barrel.
  • (noun) a sudden or headlong fall. “I took a tumble in the nettles”
  • (noun) a rapid fall in amount or value. “a tumble in share prices”
  • (noun) an untidy or confused arrangement or state. “her hair was a tumble of untamed curls”
  • (noun) a handspring, somersault in the air, or other acrobatic feat.
  • (noun) an act of sexual intercourse.
  • (noun) a friendly sign of recognition, acknowledgement, or interest. “not a soul gave him a tumble”

Tumble meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बार बार लुढकना, समझ में आना, भाव गिरना, गिरावट, यहाँ वहाँ, अचानक गिरना, कलाबाजी खाना, कलैया मारना, अस्त व्यस्त की स्थिति, गिर जाना, गिर पड़ना, मूल्य गिरना, गिरना

Tumble origin

  • Middle English (as a verb, also in the sense ‘dance with contortions’): from Middle Low German tummelen ; compare with Old English tumbian ‘to dance’. The sense was probably influenced by Old French tomber ‘to fall’. The noun, first in the sense ‘tangled mass’, dates from the mid 17th century.

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

  • Xiaomi plans $1.5 bn buyback to arrest stock tumble, shares rise 7%, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp announced a HK$12 billion ($1.53 billion) share buyback plan on Tuesday, in a reversal of its …
  • Indian state bank shares tumble on megamerger plan, Shares in major Indian state banks tumbled on Tuesday as investors got their first chance to react to a government plan to consolidate the …
  • Indian markets tumble 1% on weakening yuan, trade war, Mumbai: Indian benchmark indices shed more than 1% on Monday as adverse local and global factors—including the scrapping of the special …
  • Bank mergers fail to cheer Sensex, rupee as both tumble in early trade … It is to be noted that this is the first day of markets in India after the …
  • Live Cricket Score – West Indies vs India, Day 4, 2nd Test, Jamaica, India made a rollicking start to their Test championship campaign, bulldozing West Indies across the two-Test series and … West Indies tumble!

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Tumble

  • tumble sounds like temple and lord Ram’s temple was destroyed in Ayodhya, so tumble means fall
  • a humble man tumbled down the stairs at the party

Tumble pronunciation


Indispensable

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Indispensable

  • (adj) absolutely necessary. “he made himself indispensable to the parish priest”

Indispensable meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • जरुरी, अनिवार्य, अत्यावश्यक, अवारणीय, अपरिहार्य

Indispensable origin

  • mid 16th century (in the sense ‘not to be allowed or provided for by ecclesiastical dispensation’): from medieval Latin indispensabilis, from in- ‘not’ + dispensabilis (see dispensable).

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

  • Arun Jaitley, PM Modi’s Go-to Man and BJP’s Indispensable All …, India has lost an astute politician and the BJP probably its all-time best … What made Jaitley almost indispensable to Modi, the BJP and the …
  • Gujarat ranks on top in water management: NITI Aayog report, “Given the indispensable role of water in any form of economic … threaten India’s aspirations to be an economic superpower in the future,” the …
  • Parle-G, Britannia Marie, and ‘chai pe charcha’, … at the local tea shack was an indispensable part of life, the news about the … of the argumentative Indian, the change in the fortunes of these …
  • India vs West Indies, 1st Test: Hundred drought continues for Ajinkya …, India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane’s hundred-less run in … is no longer an indispensable member of the team when he was dropped from the …
  • Sahodaya is indispensable: Schools … mass messages from police officials, the media, state education department, Indian Medical Association …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Indispensable

  • dispenser gives coffee, so important things in the dispensing machine do not come with coffee, so somening that cannot be dispensed is important, so indispensable means important
  • indispensable=in(not)+dispense with (discard/dispose of)= so it means you cannot dispose of because its pivotal or of prime importance

Indispensable pronunciation


Dwindle

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Dwindle

  • (verb) diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength. “traffic has dwindled to a trickle”

Dwindle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • क्षीण हो जाना, कम हो जाना, कम हो चलना, क्षीण होना, दुर्बल होना, भ्रष्ट हो चलना, महत्त्व खोना, सूखना

Dwindle origin

  • late 16th century: frequentative of Scots and dialect dwine ‘fade away’, from Old English dwīnan, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch dwīnen and Old Norse dvína .

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

  • TV advertisements dwindle as brands tighten purse strings amid …, Prompted by the economic slowdown and low demand from consumers, India Inc has hit the pause button on advertising activities. The Pitch …
  • Butterfly populations dwindle in Pune region, Rampant urbanization in the Pune region has caused a drop in butterfly populations and shifts in their migratory patterns. Vilas Bardekar …
  • Optimism Dwindles as Indian Finance Minister Evasive on Crypto Ban …, The crypto industry in India is still in limbo this week while politicians acknowledge the proposed ban bill but remain evasive. The shift from …
  • Market tanks as stimulus hopes dwindle, Subramanian on Thursday said the Indian economy does not need a fiscal stimulus to tackle the ongoing economic slowdown. Speaking at the …
  • Numbers dwindle as HK airport protest continues, Hong Kong, Aug 10 The number of demonstrators have drastically dwindled as the mass sit-in at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dwindle 

  • if a swindler swindles you then your savings dwindle.
  • sounds like wind+dull�u say wind is dull when it is reduced gradually

Dwindle pronunciation