Prosaic

Prosaic

  • (adj) lacking imaginativeness or originality; “prosaic language can’t convey the experience”
  • (adj) commonplace; unromantic; “the masses were too preoccupied by prosaic day-to-day concerns”

Prosaic (प्रोज़ेइक / प्रोज़ैइक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, फीका, बेरस, मामूली, शुष्क, साधारण

Prosaic Origin

  • late 16th century (as a noun denoting a prose writer): from late Latin prosaicus, from Latin prosa ‘straightforward (discourse)’ (see prose). Current senses of the adjective date from the mid 18th century.

Prosaic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • While England’s batting is so strong, the same cannot be said for their bowling which can have a prosaic look to it.
  • Think of words that add emphasise to your sentence, instead of going for the prosaic and easy words.
  • Tired of his prosaic job, Mumbai-based writer Shatrujeet Nath took a similar plunge midway through his journalistic career.
  • His methods might seem prosaic and a throwback to another era, but he brought stability to the Caribbean side through the course of the year.
  • The reality was somewhat more prosaic.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of prosaic

  • Prosaic – Prozac is a tablet given to depressed people. Depressed people are dull and unimaginative

Prosaic pronunciation

Slobber

Slobber

  • (verb) have saliva dripping copiously from the mouth; “Sheru tended to slobber”
  • (noun) saliva dripping copiously from the mouth; “slobber swung in white strings from her jaw”

Slobber (स्लाबर) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • लार टपकना, थूक, लार

Slobber Origin

  • late Middle English: probably from Middle Dutch slobberen ‘walk through mud’, also ‘feed noisily’, of imitative origin.

Slobber in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Buy your dog a bandana to keep excess slobber at bay.
  • I don’t know if that was detrimental to the development of my cow slobber or not, but the cow slobber was not to be.
  • At this moment, there’s a dried goo smear on my lower sleeve. It might be dog slobber.
  • I was a chubby baby and I had a lot of slobber.
  • With hopes of keeping my couch free from dirty paws, hair, and slobber, I picked up one of these Reversible Pet Furniture Protectors.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of slobber

  • Slobber – this slow bear slobber a lot.

Slobber Pronunciation

Relinquish

relinquish meaning in HindiRelinquish

  • (verb) voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up; “he offered to relinquish his post as acting President”

Relinquish (रिलिंगक्विश) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • छोड़ना, त्यागना, त्याग देना, छोड़ देना, अलग करना, अलग कर देना. हाथ उठा लेना

Relinquish Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French relinquiss-, lengthened stem of relinquir, from Latin relinquere, from re- (expressing intensive force) + linquere ‘to leave’.

Relinquish in a sentence (word usage from recent newspaper)

  • MSK Prasad backs Dhoni’s decision to relinquish captaincy.
  • Train derailments: Prabhu asks officers to act or relinquish.
  • Ratan Tata to relinquish post of chairperson of Tata Trust next year.
  • Anthony J. Reardon will relinquish his current operational duties but continue as executive chairman of ducommun.
  • When contacted, Roy said for a fair probe, there is a need on the part of the Home Minister to relinquish his post.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of relinquish

  • relinquish = release your wish

Relinquish Pronunciation

Valiant

valiant meaning in HindiValiant

  • (adj) possessing or showing courage or determination; “she made a valiant effort to hold her anger in check”

Valiant (वैल्यन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दिलेर, पराक्रमी, बहादुर, विक्रांत, वीर, शूर, शूरवीर, साहसी, बहादुराना, वीरतापूर्ण

Valiant Origin

  • Middle English (also in the sense ‘robust, well-built’): from Old French vailant, based on Latin valere ‘be strong’.

Valiant in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • His valiant knock comprised 12 fours and three sixes.
  • A valiant fight put up by two groups of soldiers helped avoid a major hostage crisis as the three terrorists stormed into an Army installation.
  • Playing in his 14th Test, the right-handed batsman scored a valiant 103 against the dominant visitors to help draw the fourth Test in Nagpur.
  • Bitburger Open: Despite valiant effort, Sourabh Verma loses in final.
  • No stone would be left unturned to help these valiant sons of the soil, he added.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of valiant

  • Valiant –> great effort by ‘ant’ in the ‘valley’

Valiant Pronunciation

Effervescent

effervescent meaning in HindiEffervescent

  • (adj) vivacious and enthusiastic; “effervescent young people”
  • (adj) (of a liquid) giving off bubbles; fizzy; “an effervescent mixture of cheap wine, fruit flavours, sugar, and carbon dioxide”

Effervescent (एफर्वेसन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • उत्तेजित, उत्साहपूर्ण, प्रबुदबुद, चमकता हुआ, उत्साही व अति अनुरागी

Effervescent Origin

  • late 17th century: from Latin effervescent- ‘boiling up’, from the verb effervescere.

Effervescent in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • The young and effervescent Alia.
  • It might be her best work so far – audacious, effervescent and all the while, completely unaffected.
  • The effervescent actress, who made her debut in 2011 in ‘Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl’, elaborated that she has always maintained a low profile.
  • Donning a musical avatar in Rock On 2, actress Shraddha Kapoor is as effervescent in person as she is on screen.
  • Mom-to-be Kareena Kapoor wore a red gown. the actor was as effervescent as always.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of effervescent

  • effective scent lagaoge toh ladkiyon uchalengi…  (Your scent can make girls effervescent)

Effervescent Pronunciation