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longevity

Short Definition : long life; long duration

Definition
(noun) duration of service
Synonyms : length of service
Example Sentence
  • her longevity as a star
  • had unusual longevity in the company

Definition
(noun) the property of being long-lived
Synonyms : seniority

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for longevity

VIT- taking vitamins gives you longevity.
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by amit251285

longe(long)+vity(vive, vit..means..life)...so some one bless you with saying LIVE LONG.
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by preetisoni2411

long + "live"ty...living long...
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by sravan1411

lookout

Short Definition : act of keeping watch; high place commanding a wide view; person who keeps watch

Definition
(noun) a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
Definition
(noun) an elevated post affording a wide view
Synonyms : observation post

Definition
(noun) a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
Definition
(noun) the act of looking out
Synonyms : outlook

loom

Short Definition : appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth

Definition
(noun) a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
Definition
(verb) come into view indistinctly, often threateningly
Example Sentence
  • Another air plane loomed into the sky

Definition
(verb) appear very large or occupy a commanding position
Synonyms : hulk , predominate , tower
Example Sentence
  • The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
  • Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall

Definition
(verb) hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
Synonyms : brood , bulk large , hover
Example Sentence
  • The terrible vision brooded over her all day long

Definition
(verb) weave on a loom
Example Sentence
  • materials loomed in Egypt

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for loom

it sounds like 'zoom', so even when you zoom a picture or photo it enlarges & if you zoom it more it gets a bit distorted
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by nishit.mehta

danger "loomed" large.. a common phrase
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by naveensabesan

Look- remember it by word 'looking' which is rather near in meaning.
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by amit251285

we have looming factories where clothes are weaved.. it has large large machines...
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by RajeshBorkar

"Handloom" cloths are brought to shape with hands
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by ritya

lope

Short Definition : gallop slowly

Definition
(noun) a slow pace of running
Synonyms : jog , trot

Definition
(noun) a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
Synonyms : canter

Definition
(verb) run easily
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lope

elope = lope with an e factor(electronically fast) but lope doesnt hav it so it is a slow affair
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by hiraditya

lope:- slope ...move slowly
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by anshul011235

missing text !!!LOL
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by preetisoni2411

lope = gallop
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by friendofafriend

lopsided

Short Definition : heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking

Definition
(adj) having one side lower or smaller or lighter than the other
Definition
(adj) turned or twisted toward one side
Synonyms : askew , awry , cockeyed , skew-whiff , wonky
Example Sentence
  • a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry
  • his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lopsided

lop+sided..one sided
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by swaroop2804

lopsided rhymes like episodes ..the tv serials have many large episodes ...
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by kranthig

Lopsided: more like trying to make a loop by TWISTING and TURNING a rope
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by sanara1

loquacious

Short Definition : talkative; N. loquacity

Definition
(adj) full of trivial conversation
Synonyms : chatty , gabby , garrulous , talkative , talky
Example Sentence
  • kept from her housework by gabby neighbors

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for loquacious

it is derived from the root word 'loqua'... which refers to SPEECH or TALK
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by kvsharat

Remember Loqua with mokka.
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by aravindhbaskaran

loquacious : loq(speech,talk)+voracious.
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by SANICECUBE

pickup 'lok' from this word which means people. Now think of Indian Lok Sabha where there are many loquacious politicians.
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by Administrator

Loquacious --Loquat (Talk) + Cious sounds (She -always) –She is always talkative
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by NandhakishoreChitturi

talks like a LOCOMOTIVE
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by Jackery

In lokshabha people speak trivial things
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by s.c.harish

loq(log)+acious(anxious)..log that is people are anxiously waiting for talking about some one
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by cnbhaskar55

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