Phalanx

If you like us, please share with your friends!

Phalanx

  • (noun) a body of troops or police officers standing or moving in close formation. “six hundred marchers set off, led by a phalanx of police”
  • (noun) a group of people or things of a similar type forming a compact body. “he headed past the phalanx of waiting reporters to the line of limos”
  • (noun) (in ancient Greece) a body of Macedonian infantry drawn up in close order with shields touching and long spears overlapping.
  • (noun) a bone of the finger or toe.

Phalanx meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • व्यूह, संघटित दल, जत्था, झुंड, पंक्ति, व्यूह

Phalanx origin

  • mid 16th century (denoting a body of Macedonian infantry): via Latin from Greek.

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

  • Saaho box office collection Day 10: Prabhas’ film earns over …, While it is performing well worldwide and in south India, its Hindi ….. things at tattooed guys built like trucks, and mowing down a phalanx of …
  • Space century, It is only proper that the Indian Space Research Organisation … a phalanx of his followers whose capabilities even surpassed his own on …
  • Violent Hong Kong Protests Meet Violent Police Response, Videos aired and shared online showed officers snagging a few people, as a phalanx of police charged a train car, whipping and beating …
  • Demise of titans no decline of party?, On the contrary, the Indian National Congress, which also lost a phalanx of popular leaders in the past is unable to provide successful …
  • He knew which way the wind was blowing, … competent and successful phalanx of leaders when he helmed the party … coalesced Hindu sentiments for the first time in Independent India.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Phalanx

  • or obse(ssed)-Qui( yes in frech)-ous=always obsessed with saying yes to it all
  • ob + SEQUI + ous .. sequi means sequence where one thing “follows” the other.. and servants follow what their masters say..

Phalanx pronunciation


Atrocity

If you like us, please share with your friends!

Atrocity

  • (noun) an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury. “a textbook which detailed war atrocities”
  • (noun) a highly unpleasant or distasteful object. “atrocities in cheap red nylon”

Atrocity meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अत्याचार, नृशंसता, अति पाप, क्रूरता, अतिदुष्ट व्यवहार, उद्दंडता, क्रूरता, नृशंसता

Atrocity origin

  • mid 16th century (in the sense ‘cruelty’): from French atrocité or Latin atrocitas, from atroxatroc- ‘cruel’.

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

  • 100 Years Ago | 7 September 2019, Little by little this kind of atrocity committed under the guise of official sanction must be made as impossible in India as, for fifty years at any rate, …
  • Not much to celebrate on 15 August owing to atrocities in …, On the occasion of India’s 73rd Independence Day, various political … miles away it’s clear that what’s happening in Kashmir is an atrocity.
  • Old video of youth allegedly beaten by Indian army men viral …, A video where army men can be seen brutally thrashing a man is viral on social media with the claim that the atrocity is taking place in Kashmir.
  • What Reporting On The Begusarai Dalit Atrocity Case Has Told Me About The … media avoids because it does not suit their Dalit atrocity narrative. ….. to fact check and counter malicious fake news being spread about India.
  • Uttar Pradesh government is committing atrocity: Azam Khan …, Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on Monday said that the state government is committing an “atrocity” to win the upcoming bypolls in …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Atrocity 

  • divide it like.atro(sounds like metro)+city …and we always get the news of brutel and cruel behaviour ..from METRO (ATRO)CITIES…
  • Remember TROY-CITY, if have seen the Hollywood movie Troy, you can remember this easily.In Troy, Greek destroyed everything,killed thousands of unarmed man,children etc

Atrocity pronunciation


Jaunty

If you like us, please share with your friends!

Jaunty

  • (adj) having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner. “there was no mistaking that jaunty walk”

Jaunty meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • जिन्दादिल, मस्ती भरा, बाँका, खुदराय, प्रफुल्ल, बिना अनुमति का, बिना इजाजत का, ख़ुशदिल, ज़िंदादिल

Jaunty origin

  • mid 17th century (in the sense ‘well-bred, genteel’): from French gentil (see gentle1genteel).

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

  • For the first time in 16 years, am celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi …, … the season of celebrations and festivities mark their onset in India. … sought blessings from Lord Ganesh and had a jaunty time with each …
  • Down in Jungleland: Hello, Sunshine, He sports a jaunty, forward pointing crest and has a “chinstrap” … This cheerful clan can be found nearly all over India, even in noisy cities and …
  • The man in the jazzy blue suit, Yengde is in India this month to promote his new book, Caste Matters, which … He is a jaunty dresser—his interest in adopting the suit was also …
  • The great push that jaunty music can give your high-intensity …, Cuing up some Calvin Harris or Macklemore during short, intense workouts might change how we feel about the exercise, according to a useful …
  • he 6 Most Iconic Works by Banksy, … like jaunty horses, vivid tropical birds, and slick sea creatures. … while the rest ships overseas, often to China, India, Russia, and Japan.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Jaunty

  • remember Jonty Rhodes of the South Africa cricket team who dives carefree while fielding
  • SAME ….LIKE THE ABOVE ONE..JAYA aunty ..is a cheerful and pleasant lady.

Jaunty pronunciation


Abduction

If you like us, please share with your friends!

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

If you like us, please share with your friends!

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