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Short Definition : defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous

(noun) a false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person
(noun) the written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defamation) and any relief he seeks
(verb) print slanderous statements against
Example Sentence
  • The newspaper was accused of libeling him

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libel

libel is close to label.WE always tend to LABEL people by their shortcomings, thus libel=defamatory statement
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by k-electron

First LIE about somebody and then ring the BELL to let everyone know!
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by drquadros54

sounds like rebel. a rebel will always make defamatory statements against ppl he is rebelling against
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by friendofafriend

LIe aBout a person which will ELiminate his fame (LI B EL)
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by ajaivkamath

in a way antonym of bible, bible contains praise sentences about GOD, while libel is act of writing defamatory sentences
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by anubhav.del

You are liable if you libel someone.
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by anujpathania

sounds rebel >>> to rebel against some one, mostly people use newspapers and write against someone..
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by RajeshBorkar


Short Definition : debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou'e; CF. free

(noun) a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
Synonyms : debauchee , rounder

(adj) unrestrained by convention or morality
Example Sentence
  • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
  • deplorably dissipated and degraded
  • riotous living
  • fast women

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libertine

LIBERTINE=liberti+ne=LIBERTY IN Excess can make you irresponsible and immoral.
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by saikiran

Libertine = Liberal know how morally unrestrained they are
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by vikas023

libertine is related to liberty(having rights to do something... its usually with politicians.. so tey majatat),a libertine person is carefree and has no restrictions regarding moral values.
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by anilmamillapalli

Girls beat a libertine with liberty chappals.
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by nupur10000


Short Definition : lustful

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

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libidinous

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by preetisoni2411

libido : which means to have pleasure during sex... so similar meaning
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by hemantiitg

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by amanpec007


Short Definition : psychic and emotional energy or urges behind human activity; sexual desire

(noun) (psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libido

sounds like Dildo, hence the mnemonic
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by ChandruBS

pay attention on"bid" people who are very rich and lustful have this habbit of bidding on even the unnecessary things.
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by regalia201

libi do.. 2 libi (girl's name)..mmm boner ~ lol just to remember
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by friendofafriend


Short Definition : text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book

(noun) the words of an opera or musical play
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libretto

LI-Lee, BRETTO-Bret: we know that Bret Lee is member of a band also, so imagine Li Bretto singing in an opera house...
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by nikhilthewanderer

library(lib) se opera ki text ki book le ke rato(mugging up)(retto)
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by regalia201

here retto in the word sounds like retro music which instantly reminds u of music so remeber opera
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by vivekkarumudi

for writing the text of an opera you have to RATTO(cram) the whole LIB(rary)
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by hiraditya

As in we have to ratto (to cram) the Library books....
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by siddharth4484

lib + ratto : if your teacher asks you to write an essay on opera then you'll go to lib and rattafy the libretto
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by friendofafriend


Short Definition : official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.

(noun) a legal document giving official permission to do something
Synonyms : licence , permit

(noun) freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
Synonyms : licence

(noun) excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
Synonyms : licence
Example Sentence
  • when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near
  • the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum

(noun) the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
Synonyms : permission , permit

(verb) authorize officially
Synonyms : certify , licence
Example Sentence
  • I am licensed to practice law in this state

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