Abduction

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Abduction

  • (noun) the action of forcibly taking someone away against their will. “they organized the abduction of Mr Cordes on his way to the airport”
  • (noun) (in legal use) the illegal removal of a child from its parents or guardians. “the man is also accused of the attempted abduction of another youngster”
  • (noun) the movement of a limb or other part away from the midline of the body, or from another part.

Abduction meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अपहरण, भगा ले जाना फुसला या धमका कर, अपावर्तन, अपहरण का कार्य]

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

  • India urges Pakistan to take immediate action over forced …, With the latest case of a Hindu girl’s abduction and forced conversion to Islam coming to light in Pakistan, India on Sunday said that it has …
  • Ex-Union Minister Chinmayanand booked for abduction … to murder) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) based on a …
  • Pakistan Sikh girl not yet reunited with her family, India said it has raised with Pakistan the issue of her abduction and forced conversion to Islam and sought for “immediate remedial action”.
  • Greater Kailash abduction solved: Servant killed 92-year-old …, The Delhi Police has finally uncovered the mystery behind the abduction of the 92-year-old man from South Delhi’s Greater Kailash II area.
  • Another Hindu girl abducted, converted to Islam in Pakistan, A Hindu girl has allegedly been abducted and forced to marry a Muslim man in Pakistan’s Sindh Province, sources told India Today TV. This is …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Abduction

  • ab+duck+station: A duck is arrested for kidnapping a kid. Visualize a duck with a small kid hanging from its mouth.
  • ab+duct in which duct means a pipe which carries away and ab added to it defines it as by force

Abduction pronunciation


Wedge

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Wedge

  • (noun) a piece of wood, metal, etc. having one thick end and tapering to a thin edge, that is driven between two objects or parts of an object to secure or separate them. “the door was secured by a wedge”
  • (noun) an object or piece of something shaped like a wedge. “a wedge of cheese”
  • (noun) a formation of people or animals in the shape of a wedge. “the wedge of horsemen crashed forward”
  • (noun) a golf club with a low, angled face for maximum loft.
  • (noun) a shoe with a fairly high heel forming a solid block with the sole.
  • (noun) money or earnings. “he invested his wedge in stocks and shares”
  • (verb) fix in position using a wedge. “the door was wedged open”
  • (verb) force into a narrow space. “she wedged her holdall between two bags”
  • (verb) prepare (pottery clay) for use by cutting, kneading, and throwing down to homogenize it and remove air pockets.

Wedge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अटका देना, किल्ली, दुरी बऩाऩा, घुसा देना, खूँटा, पच्चर, वैज, खूँटा गाड़ना, फानाकार

Wedge origin

  • Old English wecg (noun), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wig .
  • late 17th century: of unknown origin.

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

  • Moral support: HD Kumaraswamy meets mom of DK Shivakumar, Political analysts dubbed the meeting a bid to cash in on prevailing sentiment and drive a wedge between the Vokkaliga community — to which …
  • India never sold foreign debt. Its first attempt is failing, India’s foray into international debt markets may consist of little more than … that strike me are that this will become a thin end of the wedge.
  • Jammu & Kashmir issue: Pakistan asks UNSC to meet over …, The move by India blocks the right of the state of Jammu and Kashmir to … Pakistan, which controls a wedge of territory in the west, and China, …
  • Potato drives a price wedge between 2 major producers, Also, demand is coming in from potato producing areas in south India where the new crop has been affected due to heavy rains recently.”
  • Pregnancy pillows for a comfortable sleep, FOVERA Memory Foam Pregnancy Pillow Wedge for Maternity … DISCLAIMER: The Times of India’s journalists were not involved in the ..

Wedge pronunciation


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