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HinKhoj Dictionary

English Hindi Dictionary | अंग्रेज़ी हिन्दी शब्दकोश

Important vocabulary for competitive exams


Macabre: Horrible अप्रिय और डरावना
Modality: A Specific mode in which something is expressed or is experienced something exists तौर-तरीका
Nullify: Make void रद्द करना
Ostensible: Seeming or stated to be real or true, but not necessarily real or true दिखावटी
Oust: To force somebody out of a job or position of power, especially in order to take his/her place बेदखल करना/ बाहर निकालना
Overt: Done in an open way and not secretly खुले तौर पर किया गया

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Know the meaning of these idioms/ phrases


Bring to light - राज खोलना
The C.I.D. brought to light a hideous conspiracy to assassinate the police chief.
Broad daylight - दिन दहाड़े
Yesterday, the bank near our house was robbed in broad daylight.
Brown study - विचारों में मग्न रहना
Shyam is in the habit of getting into brown study.
By and By - आहिस्ता-आहिस्ता
By and by people began to come into the lecture hall.
By the way - बात-बात में यूँ ही
By the way, are you going to office?

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Root word Demo के बारे में जानें


Demo - Greek word demos से आया है जिसका मतलब होता है people. Thus, words with the word root demo- either refers to people or to population.

Democracy - Rule of/by the people
Demagogue: A leader of a popular faction or of the mob (negative)
Democide: Killing of a mass/people
Democrat: One who supports the rule by the people
Demogenic: Based on citizenship rather than kinship of people (society or community)
Demography: Branch of sociology that deals with statistics of populations (for example: that is births, deaths, marriages)
Demophile: A friend of the people
Demophobe: One who has an aversion to people

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English words of African origin


banana
banjo
chimpanzee
cola
coffee
dengue
jazz
jumbo
mumbo jumbo
yam
zebra
zombie

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Quote of the week


Remember nothing is impossible for you. You can do what you never thought.

रखे आप के लिए कुछ भी असंभव नहीं, आप वह कर सकते हैं जो आपने कभी सोचा ही नहीं।

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