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abase

lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect (verb) cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of "He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss" synonyms : chagrin , humble , humiliate , mortify His maths teacher abased him in front of the whole class when he failed in his course. -added by Administrator The team was chagrined to learn that their production was not considered original. -added by Aswathy_inlas Imagine that the dog is saying "Please oh please get me out of this dress!" as he is feeling humiliated (abased). Selected Mnemonic for abase

(Tag: Global) abase = a + base; without a base; Imagine you shifted to a new house whose base is not very strong (without base) and hence it may fall down anytime and can abase you in front of your neighbours. added by puneetrstg

Mnemonics for abase

(Tag: a bas kar bhai. Aur Kitna neecha dikhayega) abase-abe(a slang used to degrade a person)+shhh(se)usually an attempt to degrade a person's opinion..ovral goes to humiliate a person....

abash
embarrass (verb) cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious synonyms : embarrass He looked somewhat abashed when I pointed out his silly mistake. I was abashed when a stranger came and proposed(to me) on a busy road. Selected Mnemonic for abash What happens when u get a bash? (bashing)....u get embarrassed. sounds like ab-ash (Abhishek-Aishwarya, Bollywood Actor-Actress) married and abashed Salman(Bollywood Actor) (Tag: ) A=ALWAYS B=BRINGS a S=SHAME

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abate
To reduce in amount;Put an end to; subside or moderate (verb) become less in amount or intensity

"The storm abated", "The rain let up after a few hours" synonyms : die away , let up , slack , slack off Rather than leaving immediately, we waited for the storm to abate. We are waiting for the rain to abate. (verb) make less active or intense synonyms : slack , slake Selected Mnemonic for abate Focus on ate part of abate. (eat, ate, eaten). When you eat anything, you reduce it's quantity. (Tag: in hindi abe apna weight kam kab krega) (Tag : ) abate which is rhyming with debate.Debate means raising(actually in discussion imagine that in every thing) just opposite to debate consider abate that is reduction in nature

Mnemonics for abate

abbreviate
shorten

abdicate
renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility) (verb) give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or duties and obligations "The King abdicated when he married a divorcee" synonyms : renounce Home minister has to abdicate his duties after huge failure at Mumbai blast case. We abdicate our liberty, freedom, democracy and power to those whose designs are entirely selfish. When she sold her story to the Daily Rag, she we abdicated her dignity and self-respect. SRK has abdicated his thrown after 30 long years now v r searching for the new king of bollywood. Sonia Gandhi abdicated the position of Prime Minister and surprised the whole world. Selected Mnemonic for abdicate ab (root ab means away as in abandon) + dic (dictatorship) + ate (to eat and hence reduce) : means to give away (or reduce) dictatorship and hence to give-up power. ab+dicate dicate sounds like dictator. Dictator is an authoritarian ruler who has lot of power. To remember better,ab normal is opposite to normal.So,abdicate is opposite to dictator (ie)losing power.

Mnemonics for abdicate

aberrant

abnormal or deviant (noun) one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group When it came to clothes she was an aberrant in that bunch of impeccably dressed professionals. -added by geeta_inlas (adj.) markedly different from an accepted norm "aberrant behavior", "deviant ideas" synonyms : deviant , deviate His aberrant eating behavior is main cause of all his health problems. -added by Administrator The fish did not display any aberrant behavior when returned to water. Selected Mnemonic for aberrant

(Tag: Global) ab (away) + err (error) + ant : focus on ERR and ANT, usually an ant follows a path ... so moving away from (root ab means away from) that path means, error in regular path and hence deviating from normal path...or behaviour Mnemonics for aberrant (Tag: ) (Tag: Global) ab (away) + err (error) + ant : focus on ERR and ANT. Ants normally move together in a queue. imagine all these ants moving randomly like a group of honey bees. That would be abnormal behaviour.

aberration
deviation from the normal; mental disorder (noun) an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image synonyms : distortion , optical aberration A lens with an aberration will not focus sunlight sharply enough to burn a piece of paper. (noun) a disorder in one's mental state Her obsession with clothes was an aberration (noun) a state or condition markedly different from the norm synonyms : aberrance , aberrancy , deviance Her excessive dependency on her friends was an aberration Her large strange looking eyes are a complete aberration. Selected Mnemonic for aberration sounds like ab + operation due to the mentally disorder doctors want to do immediate operation of the patient sounds like abortion which is not normal delivery

Mnemonics for aberration

abet

assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage (verb) assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing He is equally responsible for the bank robbery as he abetted the thief in doing that. I abetted with my colleagues in hacking my manager's gmail account.But when I was caught I got beatings (A..BET)from my parents. Both the sisters were convicted for abetting in the murder of their father. Selected Mnemonic for abet a+bet ; a bet generally assists you to do something wrong "a"+"bet" Normally in teenage,college students "bet" to their friends that i will make a girl to fall in luv with me n even his fnds supports n encourages him. Mnemonics for abet

abeyance
suspended action (noun) temporary cessation or suspension synonyms : suspension The game was in abeyance until the rain ended. due to extended rainfall,the match was kept in abeyance(delay) A bunch of students were in abeyance for a month as they were involved in ragging the freshers The famous reality dance show chak dhoom dhoom was held in abeyance as the little dance masters did not turn up 4 the show All public movement is in abeyance owing to tense situation. Selected Mnemonic for abeyance Interpret it as opposite of obey+ance -- not obeying the given orders and suspend the work (action) it seemingly sounds like ab+yawns.... so, think of something like 'students started yawning and so the teacher gave them 5 mins break' i.e. temporary suspension...

Mnemonics for abeyance

abhor
detest; hate (verb) find repugnant "I loathe that man", "She abhors cats" synonyms : abominate , execrate , loathe She abhors cats.

He absolutely abominated slavery. I abhor someone who is not serious. Do you also abhor your job? Don't worry majority of us are with you!! Selected Mnemonic for abhor a + bhor (bore).. a bore person is always rejected. Many people generally abhor a bore person. abhor sounds like "a whore" and we generally hate a whore....so to hate someone is abhoring that person

Mnemonics for abhor

abide
dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people. (verb) put up with something or somebody unpleasant "I cannot bear his constant criticism", "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks", "he learned to tolerate the heat", "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage" synonyms : bear , brook , digest , endure , put up , stand , stick out , stomach , suffer , support , tolerate She was generally very tolerant but the one thing she could not abide was hypocrisy. Why should I always abide by the rules?? (verb) dwell "You can stay with me while you are in town", "stay a bit longer--the day is still young" He really wished to abide a few more days in that mansion. Selected Mnemonic for abide bide in abide sounds like bind(something that binds you).....so abide means that fails to bind you from your heart..but you merely have to tolerate a+bride(bide)genrally guyz loose their independence aftr d marriage bcoz f their bride...so as to bear them n their principles...so abide counts to bear sthng or hate sthng...

Mnemonics for abide

abject
(of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of selfrespect; Ex. abject apology (adj.) showing humiliation or submissiveness "an abject apology" He terrifies his wife no end. There is always an abject expression on her face. -added by geeta_inlas

(adj.) of the most contemptible kind "abject cowardice", "a low stunt to pull", "a low-down sneak", "his miserable treatment of his family", "You miserable skunk!", "a scummy rabble", "a scurvy trick" synonyms : low , low-down , miserable , scummy , scurvy He is filled with such abject laziness that he will not move a muscle even if his family dies of hunger (adj.) most unfortunate or miserable "the most abject slaves joined in the revolt", "abject poverty" Many people in India still live in abject poverty.

(adj.) showing utter resignation or hopelessness "abject surrender" synonyms : unhopeful He lived in abject poverty. in a court,the lawyer says "abjection your honour " -

Selected Mnemonic for abject Abject sounds like Reject...hopeless person is always rejected Abject sounds like REJECT. Poor people are like REJECTED (Abject) people in the society. poor people or people lacking pride (abject people) are rejected in society Mnemonics for abject

abjure
renounce upon oath (verb) formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion", "She abjured her beliefs" synonyms : forswear , recant , resile , retract I abjured to eat junk food for lifetime due to its ill-effects on my health and weight. Kareena Kapoor abjured all calorie loaded sweets to become size-zero. Selected Mnemonic for abjure abjure ~ ab (away) + jure (jury). He abjured (rejected, moved away from) her earlier statements in front of jury. Abjure sounds like sure. Ab means away . So abjure means giving away for which you were sure . renounce

Mnemonics for abjure

ablution
washing (noun) the ritual washing of a priest's hands or of sacred vessels

The old priest went to the lake adjoining the temple to perform his morning ablutions before entering the shrine. The famous priest in the neighborhood goes to the banks of river ganga to conduct ablution. Ablution is a prerequisite to start any sacred work. Selected Mnemonic for ablution ablution ~ a + blue + solution; just imagine some blue color solution used for washing clothes. ab+solution sounds like blue solution,means pure water,which is used to wash yourself.

Mnemonics for ablution

abnegation
renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation (noun) renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others synonyms : denial , self-abnegation , self-denial , self-renunciation The king's abnegation was as a result of the rising discontent among the people of the kingdom and not out of any goodwill of his own. King Siddhartha later known as Gautam Buddha practiced self-abnegation for the welfare of mankind. Mahatma Gandhi practiced abnegation to set India free from the shackles of British empire. (noun) the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief "abnegation of the Holy Trinity" The age of Enlightenment paved the way for the abnegation of religion. Selected Mnemonic for abnegation

(Tag: Global) Ab-negate ~ relate negate to negative and ab to away. It implies subtracting something. Subtracting (removing away) some important aspect of your life means sacrificing something. abnegate: ab+nahi+get; meaning giving up something

Mnemonics for abnegation

abode
dwelling place; home (noun) housing that someone is living in

"he built a modest dwelling near the pond", "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless" synonyms : domicile , dwelling , dwelling house , habitation , home I welcome you all to my humble abode. Please make yourselves at home. I wanna build my dream abode in san francisco! After years of hard work, he managed to build his dream abode. (noun) any address at which you dwell more than temporarily "a person can have several residences" synonyms : residence That tiny cottage had become his abode since his wife passed away. Selected Mnemonic for abode abode: some people get bored (from bode) staying in home. abode sounds jus like aboard= a+board... boarding refers to living room or place Mnemonics for abode

abominable
detestable; extremely unpleasant (adj.) exceptionally bad or displeasing "atrocious taste", "abominable workmanship", "an awful voice", "dreadful manners", "a painful performance", "terrible handwriting", "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room" synonyms : atrocious , awful , dreadful , painful , terrible , unspeakable The service at this restaurant is abominable. I am sorry to say but the food was simply awful. I simply abominate hypocrites. (adj.) unequivocally detestable "abominable treatment of prisoners", "detestable vices", "execrable crimes", "consequences odious to those you govern" synonyms : detestable , execrable , odious His cruelty to animals makes him abominable. The treatment by my advisor is abominable. This mess of cables? The most odious part of the process for any networking professional.. Selected Mnemonic for abominable

(Tag: Global) abo + min + able : this work is not even above (ab) my minimum (min) ability (able) level.. so it's exceptionally bad.

Mnemonics for abominable

(Tag: ) abominable means think as boman irani(vilan in 3idiots)...so he is bad,hated by all,his face was extremely unplesant (in dat picture)

abolish
cancel; put an end to (verb) do away with "Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia" synonyms : get rid of when will the Indian government abolish the reservation quota rule! Imagine the plight of poor people if slavery had not been abolished. Selected Mnemonic for abolish ab + polish (bolish) : now we have polish our shoes and hence put an end to dirt over it. sounds sumwhat similar to demolish..which means put an end of sumthing Mnemonics for abolish

abominate
loathe; hate (verb) find repugnant "I loathe that man", "She abhors cats" synonyms : abhor , execrate , loathe She abhors cats. He absolutely abominated slavery I abhor someone who is not serious. Mnemonics for abominate

(Tag: ) omi here sounds like omit, we omit the things we hate (Tag: ) the last four letters sound lyk hate(nate)....hence abominate is to hate sb/sthg... (Tag: Eng) once again wid reference to mnemonic of abominable ....abominate has BOMI(bengali of Vomit)....which is unpleasant experience

aboriginal
being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine (noun) an indigenous person who was born in a particular place "the art of the natives of the northwest coast", "the Canadian government scrapped plans to tax the grants to aboriginal college students" synonyms : aborigine , indigen , indigene , native

(noun) a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived synonyms : abo , aborigine , australian aborigine , native australian He was an aboriginal from Australia.

Went to Australia and didn't see the aboriginals? You definitely missed something... (adj.) characteristic of or relating to people inhabiting a region from the beginning "native Americans", "the aboriginal peoples of Australia" synonyms : native The aboriginal art of India was neglected for long. (adj.) of or pertaining to members of the indigenous people of Australia "an Aboriginal rite" Animal sacrifice was one of the aboriginal rites. (adj.) having existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage or state "aboriginal forests", "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth", "the forest primeval", "primordial matter", "primordial forms of life" synonyms : primaeval , primal , primeval , primordial Primordial mans wants and possessions were basic and minimal. Man has always had a primal fear of fire. Aboriginal forests dominate the country side. Selected Mnemonic for aboriginal

A B Original : A-B are initial (original) English alphabets. (Tag: ) see the word origin which means first of a kind.

Mnemonics for aboriginal

abortive
unsuccessful; fruitless (adj.) failing to accomplish an intended result "an abortive revolt", "a stillborn plot to assassinate the President" synonyms : stillborn , unsuccessful The abortive plot to assassinate the President was orchestrated by a feared mafia leader. i din give up on ma dreans even after thousands of abortive effort to fulfill dem........... After endless futile attempts, he aborted the idea of doing business.

Selected Mnemonic for abortive abortion is a common word which means termination of pregnancy.. and hence something unsuccessful or fruitless. Relate it to abort..things usually gets aborted when it seems that it would be unsuccessful or fruitless

Mnemonics for abortive

abrasive
rubbing away; tending to grind down (noun) a substance that abrades or wears down synonyms : abradant , abrasive material It is not advisable to use an abrasive like sandpaper to polish the kitchen tiles. -added by geeta_inlas -tagged by learner_md Sand paper is an excellent abrasive. (adj.) sharply disagreeable; rigorous "the harsh facts of court delays", "an abrasive character" synonyms : harsh Her abrasive temper has made her extremely unpopular among her peers. Her abrasive character never let her sustain friendships. She lost many frnds in her life due to her abrasive nature! Some assertive people can easily be seened as abrasive. (adj.) causing abrasion synonyms : scratchy I am sorry I damaged your pan.I did not realise that this was an abrasive cleanser. Selected Mnemonic for abrasive

(Tag: Global) ab + rasi -- ab means away and rasi sounds like erase.. erasing something to remove away some dirt.. hence rubbing away. (Tag: Global) abrasive:ab-Erasive:which means rubbing away

Mnemonics for abrasive

abridge
condense or shorten (verb) lessen, diminish, or curtail

"the new law might abridge our freedom of expression" (verb) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements "The manuscript must be shortened" synonyms : abbreviate , contract , cut , foreshorten , reduce , shorten The President's speech has to be abbreviated before it can be published. Can someone please give me the abridged editions of these fat books?? Selected Mnemonic for abridge

(Tag: Global) a+bridge : bridges can shorten the transportation time.. (Tag: ) a+bridge..well bridges are meant to reduce the gap between something..so abridging..something means reducingor shortening something.

Mnemonics for abridge

abrogate
abolish (verb) revoke formally In the aftermath of such a fierce rebellion the government was left with no option but to abrogate the inhuman tax. -added by geeta_inlas They will have to pay fines now if they abrogate these new rules! -added by Administrator Selected Mnemonic for abrogate (Tag: Global) A's (someone's) Brother is standing near INDIA GATE to abolish the excise duty law. added by byreddys Mnemonics for abrogate (Tag: ) Imagine a boy is making sighs to a girl standing in front of her GATE,seeing that ,her BRO comes & get rid of the boy (abolish)

abscission
cutting off; separation (noun) the act of cutting something off synonyms : cutting off His toe was so much affected by the infection that the doctors resorted to an abscission. -added by naila_inlas (noun) shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant

The formation of an abscission zone is a natural phenomenon preceding the shedding of leaves. Selected Mnemonic for abscission (Tag: Global) ab + scission = scissor scissor separates two things by cutting them ,so separation added by puneetrstg Mnemonics for abscission (Tag: ) It had the word sciss(scissors) in it.Scissors are used for Cutting,seperating..
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abscond
depart secretly and hide (verb) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along "The thief made off with our silver", "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe" synonyms : absquatulate , bolt , decamp , go off , make off , run off anderson absconded from india after bhopal gas tragedy The maid absconded with all the jewels in the house

He was declared 'absconding' owing to continuous absence from office. Selected Mnemonic for abscond (abs + cond (condition) : I should have six pack abs is an important condition before she can abscond with me. Abscond ab + scond. Absent in a second. When you will absent in a second? =when u STEAL OFF & HIDE, or when u DEPART secretly.

Mnemonics for abscond

absolute
complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism (noun) something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative "no mortal being can influence the absolute" (adj.) perfect or complete or pure

"absolute loyalty", "absolute silence", "absolute truth", "absolute alcohol" (adj.) not capable of being violated or infringed "infrangible human rights" synonyms : infrangible , inviolable The right to freedom of expression is not absolute. -added by geeta_inlas (adj.) complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers "absolute freedom", "an absolute dimwit", "a downright lie", "out-and-out mayhem", "an outand-out lie", "a rank outsider", "many right-down vices", "got the job through sheer persistence", "sheer stupidity" synonyms : downright , out-and-out , rank , right-down , sheer Absolute freedom is an impossibility. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) not limited by law "an absolute monarch" He was an absolute monarch who was not responsible to any legislative or executive body

absolve
pardon (an offense) (verb) let off the hook "I absolve you from this responsibility" synonyms : free , justify (verb) grant remission of a sin to "The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary's" synonyms : shrive Selected Mnemonic for absolve (Tag: Global) ab + solve : if you can solve this problem, I can absolve your sin from the accusation of cheating in exam. (a teacher said to his student) added by meduriswetha Mnemonics for absolve (Tag: English) ab -solve . so you solved a dispute between you and your friend , how did you solve it by forgiving and pardoning him/her .

abstain
refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote; (verb) choose not to consume "I abstain from alcohol" synonyms : desist , refrain

"You have to refrain from smoking" -added by sradha_inlas During pregancy to-be-mothers are advised to abstain from many types of foodstuffs. -added by priyavanjeri During pregancy to-be-mothers are advised to abstain from many types of foodstuffs. -added by priyavanjeri to cease or stop, often used with "from" : It is not good to desist from work , just because we cannot immediately see the result or outward victory. Why not just love doing your work at the moment? (verb) refrain from voting The students abstained from voting during the student council election due to the favouritism exhibited by the Principal in nominating the candidates. -added by geeta_inlas WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for abstain (Tag: Global) ab (meaning away) + stain : we generally tend to stay away from stain (dirt, dust etc) added by editor1 (Tag: Global) abs + tain (train - trainer) : my abs trainer (in gym) advised me to abstain from alcohol and oily stuffs. added by editor1 Mnemonics for abstain (Tag: ) ab+stain...we tend to stay away from stain....

abstemious
sparing in eating and drinking; temperate (adj.) sparing in consumption of especially food and drink "the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious" Being so abstemious, he never had any likes or preferences when it came to food. Meena was xtremely abstemious as she wanted to bcome a supermodel! (adj.) marked by temperance in indulgence "abstemious with the use of adverbs", "a light eater", "a light smoker", "ate a light supper" synonyms : light The writer was abstemious with the use of adverbs. WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for abstemious

(Tag: Global) abs (abs) + stemious (stamina): To build stamina or six pack abs, you have to eat and drink carefully.

Mnemonics for abstemious

(Tag: English) focus on 'abs' part of this word. Abs...To build a six-pack abs, eat n drink carefully

abstinence
restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote (noun) act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite Practicing abstinence from chocolates is impossible for her. (noun) the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol) synonyms : abstention There are many religions that preach abstinence from alcohol Continuous abstinence helped him in becoming the priest. Selected Mnemonic for abstinence abstinence (sounds like absent) : like being absent from enjoying pleasant things ABS THIN ence. A person maintained abstinence when given fatty or sweet foods because he or she wanted a thin body with abs. Mnemonics for abstinence

abstract
theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational (noun) a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person" synonyms : abstraction (noun) a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory synonyms : outline , precis , synopsis You will have to send in an abstract of your project by next Monday. -added by geeta_inlas I submitted the abstract of my research thesis 5 des ago nd m awaiting 4 a +ve response! -added by priyavanjeri (verb) consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically Thinking abstractly might have its limitations but it is definitely neccessary. -added by geeta_inlas (verb) consider apart from a particular case or instance "Let's abstract away from this particular example" (verb) give an abstract (of)

It was only when I was abstracting my argument that I realised how flawed it was. -added by geeta_inlas (verb) make off with belongings of others synonyms : cabbage , filch , hook , lift , nobble , pilfer , pinch , purloin , snarf , sneak , swipe She couldn't believe he had actually abstracted the files she had so carefully hidden. -added by geeta_inlas (adj.) existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'" Beauty is an abstract concept. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention "abstract reasoning", "abstract science" His abstract reasoning was not going to solve the problem. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature "a large abstract painting" synonyms : abstractionist , nonfigurative , nonobjective Their drawing room was dominated by a large abstract painting. -added by naila_inlas WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for abstract

(Tag: Global) abs+tract(able). Do u think getting abs is tractable(manageable) or easy, certainly not its only theoretical in most case. added by abhims2

Mnemonics for abstract

(Tag: ) abstract: sounds close to extract....and you cant extract anything from an abstract speech or passage.

abstruse
obscure; profound; difficult to understand (adj.) difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge "the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them", "a deep metaphysical theory", "some recondite problem in historiography" Selected Mnemonic for abstruse (Tag: Global) It contains "ab....use". ab generally stands for negative sense and so 'ab+ use' can be taken as difficult to use. A word will be difficult to use if it is difficult to understand. added by peppyprash Mnemonics for abstruse

(Tag: USE) AB stress nahi doge or brain USE(last 2 alphabets) nahi karoge then you wont be able to understand anything.Difficult to understand.

abut
border upon; adjoin (verb) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary "Canada adjoins the U.S.", "England marches with Scotland" synonyms : adjoin , border , butt , butt against , butt on , edge , march My house abuts against his tiny strip of land...which is why he is giving me such a difficult time. -added by geeta_inlas I told my frnd not to worry as I was staying just in the adjoining room. -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for abut

(Tag: Global) A+But : 'But' is used to (ad)join two sentence as in example : He is good guy, but not a good student. added by abhims2

Mnemonics for abut

(Tag: English ) Look at your BUTT (Dont take it offensively).Its like two pieces of flesh together marked by a boundary in between them ..Thats abut .

abysmal
bottomless (adj.) resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable "the abyssal depths of the ocean" synonyms : abyssal , unfathomable The ring fell into the abysmal depths of the ocean. (adj.) very great; limitless "abysmal misery", "abysmal stupidity" He could not tolerate his brother's abysmal stupidity ppl in vidharbha lived in abysmal misery Selected Mnemonic for abysmal ab (negative sense, not) + y small. something which is not small, so big and hence limitless or bottomless. a+bys(take dis as 20 i.e.bees in hindi)+mal(take it as mile).....ao a 20 mile deep pit in the ground looks like its bottomless

Mnemonics for abysmal

abyss
enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit (noun) a bottomless gulf or pit; any unfathomable (or apparently unfathomable) cavity or chasm or void extending below (often used figuratively) synonyms : abysm We have to lift her out of the abyss of depression she has fallen into since her grandfather passed away Selected Mnemonic for abyss (Tag: Hindi) a + bys (take dis as 20 i.e. bees in hindi language)+mal(take it as mile)..... so a 20 mile deep pit in the ground looks like its bottomless. added by editor1 Mnemonics for abyss (Tag: ) A+bys....(this mnemonic is in hindi...ek 20(bees) fit ka gadda)..i.e. Vast bottomless pit....

academic
related to a school; not practical or directly useful (noun) an educator who works at a college or university synonyms : academician , faculty member He is probably one of the best academics in his institution and he has an ego to match that! -added by geeta_inlas (adj.) associated with academia or an academy "the academic curriculum", "academic gowns" The university decided to revise its academic curriculum. (adj.) hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result "an academic discussion", "an academic question" They had an academic discussion about terrorism. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects synonyms : donnish , pedantic The topic of the seminar seems interesting but i think its going to be a completely academic exercise. -added by geeta_inlas His pedantic attention to details irritated his students. -added by naila_inlas WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Mnemonics for academic

(Tag: ) aca+dummy(that cannot be used in practical purpose or that is only for show off). i think eveyone can easily guess the first meaning of academic

accede
agree (verb) to agree or express agreement "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore" synonyms : acquiesce , assent We should never acquiesce to unrealistic and unnecessary demands. -added by Administrator When ma boss asked me to overtime I aquiesced to his demand... -added by priyavanjeri (verb) yield to another's wish or opinion "The government bowed to the military pressure" synonyms : bow , defer , give in , submit It requires great conviction to not accede to the opinions of the people around you. -added by geeta_inlas (verb) take on duties or office "accede to the throne" synonyms : enter He acceded to the throne in 1878. -added by naila_inlas Queen laximibai acceded the throne et a very young age. -added by priyavanjeri Queen laximibai acceded the throne et a very young age. -added by priyavanjeri Queen laximibai acceded the throne et a very young age. -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for accede

(Tag: Global) sounds like accept + agreed : accede; added by nehaMD

Mnemonics for accede

(Tag: ) startng letters soundd lyk axe(acce)+de...usually when u happen 2 experience a threat wid an axe,u agree 2 everythng othrs want...so basically accede goes 2 agreement...

accolade
award of merit; strong praise and approval (noun) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction "an award for bravery" synonyms : award , honor , honour , laurels Nobel Prize is considered as the highest accolade any scientist can receive. Oscar is the highest accolade any fim-maker can get or achieve in his lifetime.

Selected Mnemonic for accolade accolade ~ a + COLA company has won several accolades for being a market leader in soft-drinks. it sounds like chocolate.. parents accolade if kids do home work properly (Tag: Global) you accommodate someone when you provide accommodation, so you are helping him/her. added by vidya Mnemonics for accommodate (Tag: ) accommodate->a common date->harmony->be compatible with others a+col+lade.. seems like "a college leader"..and if you are a college leader then you will get a strong praise and approval.

Mnemonics for accolade Selected Mnemonic for accommodate

accomplice
partner in crime (noun) a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan) synonyms : confederate She was sentenced to five years' imprisonment for being an accomplice in the murder of her husband. -added by Administrator Meena was an accomplice of Mr XYZ in my ...neighbor's murder -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for accomplice

(Tag: Global) accomplice ~ accompany + police; so accompany police implies helping police in reducing crime ; accomplice means opposite of this : partner in crime. added by preetisoni2411

Mnemonics for accomplice

(Tag: ) i alter the mnemonic given by preetisoni...Accomplice-Ac+com+plice rearrange it u ll get com(company)+ac(assume as "against")+police and it looks like company against police which is a crime..

accord
agreement (noun) sympathetic compatibility The two friends were in complete accord. -added by naila_inlas Both husband and wife were in complete accord with one another. -added by priyavanjeri

(noun) a written agreement between two states or sovereigns synonyms : pact , treaty He is given credit for the Helsinki accord on human rights. -added by naila_inlas Shivaji signed a peace treaty with the mughal emperors. -added by priyavanjeri

(noun) concurrence of opinion "we are in accord with your proposal" synonyms : accordance , conformity We have completed this project in accordance with the guidelines defined in the initial plan. -added by BagomboSnuffbox Maruti suzuki was in accord with its new business partner on all issues. -added by priyavanjeri

(noun) harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters "the two parties were in agreement" synonyms : agreement Our team is in accord with your proposal. -added by Administrator

(verb) allow to have (Tag: Global) agreement between father and son that he will buy accord (Honda Accord, car name)for his son if he scores top in his exams. added by razzmatazz (Tag: Global) accord ~ according to; Whenever you see "according to Newton's theory....", you agree whatever statement is mentioned there. added by editor1

Selected Mnemonic for accord

Mnemonics for accord (Tag: ) sounds like ACC(ACCORDING)+cord(record)...well ACCORDING TO our RECORDS we are in agreement with our investors ,as where to invest their money.

accost
approach and speak first to a person (verb) approach with an offer of sexual favors "he was solicited by a prostitute", "The young man was caught soliciting in the park" synonyms : hook , solicit He was accosted i.e is solicited by a prostitude at late night. -added by priyavanjeri (verb) speak to someone synonyms : address , come up to As a part of sales team, we got a lot of the training on 'how to accost someone'. -added by Administrator

I addressed him first and then his sister. -added by naila_inlas A young college student accosted the gal of his dreams with red roses. -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for accost

(Tag: Global) accost ~ sounds like at any cost. I will approach and speak to her at any cost. added by chandrima

Mnemonics for accost

(Tag: ) Accost=Ac(Acclerating)+Cost=>When cost shoots up in a shop, we as a person speaks with the shopkeeper to reduce the cost.Hence we iniciate the talk

accretion
growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete (noun) (law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance) After his brother's death he appealed for accretion. -added by naila_inlas (noun) an increase by natural growth or addition synonyms : accumulation In our company, the accretion in wealth was 85 times larger as compared to last year. -added by Administrator Many suspected that his accretion of wealth was due to illegal deals. -added by naila_inlas (noun) (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment The floods promoted accretion. -added by naila_inlas (noun) (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles The biologist was interested in the phenomenon of accretion Selected Mnemonic for accretion (Tag: Global) accretion ~ add + creation , this addition to creation leads to growth added by cs03423 Mnemonics for accretion (Tag: ) ACCRETION sounds like secretion which gives an idea of growth in size.

accrue
come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual

(verb) grow by addition "The interest accrues" My stamp collection has accrued to 100 stamos. -added by priyavanjeri

(verb) come into the possession of "The house accrued to the oldest son" synonyms : fall The beautiful Villa was accrued by the government as it had no heir. -added by priyavanjeri

WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for accrue

(Tag: Global) Accrue means accumulate,increase,mount up,amass..And sounds like acrew and crew means: all the people working on a ship, plane, etc.. so remember it with crew members who accumulate food, other necessary things while they sail.. added by gatz_funky

Mnemonics for accrue

(Tag: hindi) sounds like AKDU(hindi...means haughty)....so a person becomes akdu when he gains a lot

acerbity
bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone) (noun) a rough and bitter manner synonyms : acrimony , bitterness , jaundice , tartness , thorniness His acerbity towards her mother put her off. -added by naila_inlas (noun) a sharp sour taste synonyms : tartness She loved oranges for their acerbity. -added by naila_inlas (noun) a sharp bitterness The pudding was delicious but for its acerbity. -added by naila_inlas WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for acerbity

(Tag: Hindi) a + cerbity (in hindi language sharbati means sweet solution) and 'a' shows negation hence its like something which is not sweet hence bitter. added by Progress

Mnemonics for acerbity

(Tag: ) acer( SIR)+bity(BITE)...well your boss(SIR) is using BITTER WORDS FOR YOU,what are you thinking??(man to karta hai KACCHA BITE (kha) jauo)

acetic
vinegary (adj.) relating to or containing acetic acid The acetic juice was too strong for her. -added by naila_inlas The salad was too acetic for ne1 to even taste it! -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for acetic (Tag: Global) acetic is derived from acetic acid..which is a week acid,which

accommodate
oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging (verb) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country" synonyms : adapt We should try to adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country

accessory
additional object; useful but not essential thing (noun) a supplementary component that improves capability synonyms : add-on , appurtenance , supplement I think a good lens cover is a neccessary accessory for that camera. -added by geeta_inlas (noun) clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing synonyms : accouterment , accoutrement You need some bright accessories in your wardrobe. A pink bag would jazz up that outfit you are wearing!

accessible
easy to approach; obtainable

acclaim

applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise (noun) enthusiastic approval "the book met with modest acclaim", "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd", "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved" synonyms : acclamation , eclat , plaudit , plaudits The Kite Runner is one of the few books which has met with both critics & public acclaim! -added by priyavanjeri (verb) praise vociferously "The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein" synonyms : hail , herald His new book has been acclaimed as the best ever in science fiction. -added by geeta_inlas The 'NANO' project (Worlds small car for 1 lakh rupee) has been hailed at its launch as a revolution in the motoring world -added by vindos (verb) clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval synonyms : applaud , clap , spatSelected Mnemonic for acclaim (Tag: Global) look at the last 3 letters AIM -> when you had reached ur aim u will be praised added by yashwanth (Tag: Global) A+claim.. You can claim the success of your movie only if it's acclaimed by audience. added by editor1 Mnemonics for acclaim (Tag: ) A+claim..imagine you have claimed to a news channel that you have designed a super computer ,so every where people are praising you for your great invention

acclimate
adjust to climate or environment; adapt (verb) get used to a certain climate "They never acclimatized in Egypt" synonyms : acclimatise , acclimatize we were never able to acclimitize ourselves to the hot winds of rajasthan and returned back from our trip 5 des in advance. -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for acclimate

(Tag: Global) ac+climate : according to the climate; You have to adapt yourself according to the climate change.

Mnemonics for acclimate (Tag: ) ACCording to CLIMATE = acclimate

acclivity
sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity (noun) an upward slope or grade (as in a road) "the car couldn't make it up the rise" synonyms : ascent , climb , raise , rise , upgrade I assented my way to success. -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for acclivity

(Tag: Global) try to look for 'cliff' in this word and cliff means a high, steep face of rock. Also, try to look for elevate (elivity) in this word which also means upslope. added by gatz_funky

Mnemonics for acclivity

(Tag: ) if u knwo that cliff is A steep high face of rock, then its easy to remember

accoutre
equip; N. accoutrement (verb) provide with military equipment synonyms : accouter The government secretly accoutered the terrorist organization. Our government has accoutred our military sufficiently! Selected Mnemonic for accoutre accoutre ~ sounds like encounter..... imagine cops often need to be well equipped (accoutred) during encounter. couture means dress ,accoutre means furnish with dress or equipment;to equip or to attire

Mnemonics for accoutre

acidulous
slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic (adj.) being sour to the taste synonyms : acid , acidic , acidulent She did not like the taste of the acidulous pudding.

The rice turned to be acidulous as it was not refrigerated overnite! Selected Mnemonic for acidulous ACID..(USUALLY SOUR AND BITTER IN TASTE)...so anything which include acid will automatically give you sour and bitter taste acid+less, so slightly bitter or slightly sour

Mnemonics for acidulous

acknowledge
recognize; admit (verb) accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority "The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne", "We do not recognize your gods" synonyms : know , recognise , recognize Selected Mnemonic for acknowledge (Tag: Global) ac(ACCORDING)+ knowledge...according to my knowledge business schools generally admit very intelligent students. added by preetisoni2411 Mnemonics for acknowledge (Tag: ) ac(ACCORDING)+knowledge.. in Hindi we say...("Hume apni akal se hi logo ko pehchaana chahiye") In English-("We shud RECOGNIZE ppl acc(according) to our own KNOWLEDGE")

acme
peak; pinnacle; highest point (noun) the highest point (of something) "at the peak of the pyramid" synonyms : apex , peak , vertex The explorer planted the flag on the apex of the mountain. -added by naila_inlas acme -"ac for me",during peak summer period we wish to have ac -added by sunnydexter The mountain climber was overwhelmed when he reached the acme. -added by priyavanjeri (noun) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty", "the artist's gifts are at their acme", "at the height of her career", "the peak of perfection", "summer was at its peak", "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame", "the summit of his ambition", "so many highest superlatives achieved by man", "at the top of his profession" synonyms : elevation , height , meridian , peak , pinnacle , summit , superlative , tiptop , top

Bob's behaviour reached the pinnacle of stupidity. -added by BagomboSnuffbox Kajol was at the acme of her acting career when she got married to actor ajay devgan -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for acme

(Tag: Global) Sounds like LAKME (face cream) whose products promise your beauty to reach its peak. added by nehaMD

Mnemonics for acme

(Tag: ) Like acne=high points on skin(pimple).Acme=Highest point in ones work.

acne
skin disease (on the face) (noun) an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones The teenager was suffering from a severe case of acne. -added by naila_inlas The doctor prescribed azithromycin for her acne. -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for acne (Tag: Global) sounds like Lakme (face cream) Whose products may cause skin disease on face. added by razzmatazz Mnemonics for acne (Tag: ) it sounds like LAKNE the duplicate product of LAKME... so dnt use dis otherwise dis will cause SKIN DISEASE...

acoustics
science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in (noun) the study of the physical properties of sound The engineer was keenly interested in the field of acoustics. -added by naila_inlas The acoustics of the opera house r very pleasant! -added by priyavanjeri I was interested in the field of acoustics since my childhood. -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Mnemonics for acoustics (Tag: english) a+co(couple)+stics(sticks)-a couple of sticks when striked produce a sound...relates to science of sound...

acquiesce
assent; agree passively; comply without protest (verb) to agree or express agreement "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore" synonyms : accede , assent We should never acquiesce to unrealistic and unnecessary demands. When ma boss asked me to overtime I aquiesced to his demand.. The little boy always acquiesced to his parents unreasonable wishes which made him very unhappy! Selected Mnemonic for acquiesce

(Tag: Global) acquiesce ~ a+kiss : My girlfriend acquiesced when I tried to kiss her on her lips.

=Moan swekriti

acquittal
deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner (noun) a judgment of not guilty The victim's family was not happy with the defendant's acquittal. -added by naila_inlas When the judge acquitted the innocent prisoner, everyone's faith in law was once again restored! Selected Mnemonic for acquittal (Tag: Global) Sounds like quit i.e., to leave something or someone ... or deliverance from a charge.. added by shiwa Mnemonics for acquittal (Tag: English) ACQUIT=ACcusation QUITs

acrid
bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent (adj.) harsh or corrosive in tone "an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose", "a barrage of acid comments", "her acrid remarks make her many enemies", "bitter words", "blistering criticism", "caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics", "a sulfurous denunciation", "a vitriolic critique" synonyms : acerb , acerbic , acid , bitter , blistering , caustic , sulfurous , sulphurous , virulent , vitriolic

Jim is despised for making blunt and caustic remarks in public Selected Mnemonic for acrid (Tag: Global) remove "r" from acrid, so now it becomes acid and acid is always bitter in taste and when smelt its pungent too added by preetisoni2411 Mnemonics for acrid (Tag: ) sounds like ACID....all acids are bitterly pungent and corrosive

acrimonious
stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior (adj.) marked by strong resentment or cynicism "an acrimonious dispute", "bitter about the divorce" synonyms : bitter The minor disagreement resulted in an acrimonious dispute Selected Mnemonic for acrimonious (Tag: Global) acri + moni + ous ~ a crore money; excess of money, which can make someone bitter, harsh added by hiteshbagadia Mnemonics for acrimonious (Tag: ) Acrimony= A CRY 4 MONEY...and a cry for money always make people harsh ,bitter in action and speech

acrophobia
fear of heights (noun) a morbid fear of great heights Sarah's acrophobia prevented her from traveling by air. -added by naila_inlas Seema is an acrophobia and hence never dared to participated in reality shows based on adventure. -added by priyavanjeri Seema is an acrophobia and hence never dared to participated in reality shows based on adventure. -added by priyavanjeri WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for acrophobia (Tag: Global) a-crow, crow fly at a HEIGHT, phobia-fear hence easy to remember added by dhruv Mnemonics for acrophobia (Tag: ) a crow phobia...crows live their lives at great heights

actuarial
calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics (adj.) of or relating to the work of an actuary The actuarial findings were an eye-opener! violent parades!this is the actuarial situation in 2de's world Selected Mnemonic for actuarial actuarial sounds like factorial which implies doing calculation. dont give me rough value give me actual value by "calculating" it Mnemonics for actuarial

actuary
someone who advises insurance companies (noun) someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums) synonyms : statistician The actuary was asked to conduct his own research. -added by naila_inlas I got the job of an actuary in an insurance firm Mnemonics for actuary (Tag: global) Actuary sounds like 'Treasury'. So in order to maintain treasury one needs expert in calculation and statistics. As simple as it sounds (Tag: ) How we find out the ACTUAL value...by calculations...henceACTUARY is a person who does calculations and deals with a lot of numerical data..... (Tag: ) factorial = actuarial=calculations...... actuary = the person who does this statistical calculations....

actuate
motivate; activate; cause to act (verb) put in motion or move to act "trigger a reaction", "actuate the circuits" synonyms : activate , set off , spark , spark off , touch off , trigger , trigger off , trip The similar nature of the homicide actuated the police to seek help from the CIA. -added by naila_inlas I tried to actuate the slow reaction by adding acid to the solution. Selected Mnemonic for actuate

(Tag: Global) actuate.. sounds like activate..we need motivation (or some incentives) to activate our thinkings.. added by angel (Tag: Global) sounds like accurate and when you presented ACCURATE sales figure to the BOARD,they motivated (gave incentives to) you for your honest work added by preetisoni2411

Mnemonics for actuate (Tag: ) The senior actor, performed and motivated his junior actor. act - to motivate,,thus gives ,,cause to act and motivate as synonym. (Tag: Global) acumen sounds like IQ-men.. men with high IQ have ability to judge quickly (has keen insight). added by rohit gupta Mnemonics for acumen (Tag: ) ACUTE+MIND...acute means sharp

Selected Mnemonic for acumen

acuity
sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing) (noun) a quick and penetrating intelligence "he argued with great acuteness", "I admired the keenness of his mind" synonyms : acuteness , keenness , sharpness Mr Pranab Mukherjee was well known for his mental acuity. (noun) shrewdness shown by keen insight synonyms : insightfulness I have come across many people without good education but with good business acumen and they have succeeded (noun) sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart) synonyms : sharp-sightedness , visual acuity The artist's acuity was commendable. A good actor has a gr8 visual acuity. A good actor has a gr8 visual acuity The eagle is known for its acuity of vision

acumen

mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen

WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Selected Mnemonic for acuity

(Tag: Global) acuity ~ a +cute; just imagine a cute girl you met in train who only have external beauty but doesn't have sharpness of mind. (Tag: hindi) a-CUIty,CUI seems like SUI{needle} in hindi,sui is sharp and penetrating...INTELLIGENT people are such-SHARP QUICK & PENETRATING

Mnemonics for acuity

acute
(of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain (noun) a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation synonyms : acute accent , ague French makes frequent use of the acute. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course "acute appendicitis", "the acute phase of the illness", "acute patients" She was diagnosed with acute appendicitis. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) of an angle; less than 90 degrees The child was asked to draw an acute angled triangle. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) of critical importance and consequence "an acute (or critical) lack of research funds" The university was suffering from an acute lack of research funds. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) extremely sharp or intense "acute pain", "felt acute annoyance", "intense itching and burning" synonyms : intense She experienced an acute pain in her abdomen. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions "an acute observer of politics and politicians", "incisive comments", "icy knifelike reasoning", "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang", "penetrating insight", "frequent penetrative observations" synonyms : discriminating , incisive , keen , knifelike , penetrating , penetrative , piercing , sharp Roger was an acute observer of politics and politicians. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) ending in a sharp point synonyms : acuate , needlelike , sharp The stick was acute and made her bleed

Selected Mnemonic for acute acute angle is angle less than 90 degree...so angles with small measurement will have SHARP vertex...

adage
wise saying; proverb (noun) a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people synonyms : byword , proverb , saw Have you heard the proverb that an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Selected Mnemonic for adage (Tag: Global) Adage ~ add+age = when a person is adding in age (increase in age, old people) .. old people generally use lots of adage in their conversation. added by puram kranthi Mnemonics for adage (Tag: ) ad+age generally old ppl tell us all th proverbs n all ..

adamant
hard; inflexible (noun) very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem synonyms : diamond They wanted to mine for adamants. -added by naila_inlas (adj.) impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason "he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind", "Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him", "an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency" synonyms : adamantine , inexorable , intransigent Selected Mnemonic for adamant (Tag: Global) adamant ~ a + diamond : diamond is a very hard substance and hence we can't break it easily. Similarly, adamant person is one whom we can't persuade easily. added by editor1 Mnemonics for adamant (Tag: ) A+DAM+ant...A DAM IS GENERALLY INFLEXIBLE AND HARD so vehicles can pass through it.

adapt
make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.

(verb) adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions "We must adjust to the bad economic situation" synonyms : adjust , conform Meena was adapted to the act of telling lies since her childhood. -added by priyavanjeri

(verb) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose "Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country" synonyms : accommodate We should try to adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country. -added by naila_inlas We Indians try to accomodate ourselves in any part of this world! -added by priyavanjeri

WordNet 3.0, 2006 by Princeton University. Mnemonics for adapt

(Tag: ) A(according)+dep(devloping)+t...so you are trying to devlop your self according to requirment.

addendum
addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book) (noun) textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end synonyms : postscript , supplement The addendum stated that more information could be found on the newly constructed website. The addendum was added to the Journal as per the author's instructions. Selected Mnemonic for addendum

(Tag: Global) add+end+um...anything added in the end of the book.

Mnemonics for addendum

(Tag: english) addendum can be broken down to Add-End-Um. It is to be written at the end of the text