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levy

Short Definition : impose (a fine); collect (a payment); impose or collect (a tax); Ex. levy a tax on tobacco

Definition
(noun) a charge imposed and collected
Definition
(noun) the act of drafting into military service
Synonyms : levy en masse

Definition
(verb) impose and collect
Synonyms : impose
Example Sentence
  • levy a fine

Definition
(verb) cause to assemble or enlist in the military
Synonyms : raise , recruit
Example Sentence
  • raise an army
  • recruit new soldiers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for levy

Traffic Police catches you breaking signal and says LE(le)+VY(Bhai) chalaan. chal tax de. So he LEVIED the tax on you
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by harshsinha18

sounds like 'Navy' a branch of Army. Imagine you are 'Recruiting' new soldiers in Navy.
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by gunjanshah

A LEVER is used to apply force on an object. a LEVY is used to apply force through taxation, a fine, or military enlistment.
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by dshefman

when you kill a kiwi(levy) bird ,you will be imposed with heavy amount of fine
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by regalia201

I cannot LEVY this HEAVY LEVY=I cannot "Collect/Demand" this heavy "TAX"
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by melancholica

lewd

Short Definition : lustful

Definition
(adj) suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
Synonyms : obscene , raunchy , salacious
Example Sentence
  • lewd whisperings of a dirty old man
  • an indecent gesture
  • obscene telephone calls
  • salacious limericks

Definition
(adj) driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
Synonyms : lascivious , libidinous , lustful
Example Sentence
  • libidinous orgies

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lewd

Lewd sounds like NUDE....done(seeing which one becomes lustful)
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by amitc1989

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by lovedeepsingh

(Tag: English) Break it like L-eyed i.e. "Lust Eyed" hence Lewd
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by Gaurav Kapila

lexicographer

Short Definition : compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary

Definition
(noun) a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language
Synonyms : lexicologist

lexicon

Short Definition : dictionary

Definition
(noun) a language user's knowledge of words
Synonyms : mental lexicon , vocabulary

Definition
(noun) a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
Synonyms : dictionary

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lexicon

A guys talks mexican you need a dictonary to understand.
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by ritya

we know lexical analyser.. it actually breaks words and can be used in DICTIONARY for finding meanings..
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by RajeshBorkar

liability

Short Definition : drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)

Definition
(noun) the state of being legally obliged and responsible
Definition
(noun) an obligation to pay money to another party
Definition
(noun) the quality of being something that holds you back
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for liability

Lia(lie)...ability...ur ability(habit in genreal)will b a major drawback for u in ur carrier
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by dennis.thomas219

To lie about ur ability is goin to be a disadvantage or drawback.
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by nikhil88

liaison

Short Definition : contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection

Definition
(noun) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
Synonyms : affair , affaire , amour , intimacy , involvement

Definition
(noun) a channel for communication between groups
Example Sentence
  • he provided a liaison with the guerrillas

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for liaison

LE AI SON KO- grandmother speaks this to her daughter-in-law pointing towards her grandchild. Child is liaison between both.
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by userdce

lassan acts as a link of communication between food and tears
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by friendofafriend

LIAISON ~ Li + Ai + Son; son of Li and Ai acts as a liaison between them after their divorce.
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by editor1

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