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lucid

Short Definition : easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity

Definition
(adj) (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
Example Sentence
  • writes in a limpid style
  • lucid directions
  • a luculent oration
  • pellucid prose
  • a crystal clear explanation
  • a perspicuous argument

Definition
(adj) having a clear mind
Example Sentence
  • a lucid moment in his madness

Definition
(adj) capable of thinking and expressing yourself in a clear and consistent manner
Synonyms : coherent , logical
Example Sentence
  • a lucid thinker
  • she was more coherent than she had been just after the accident

Definition
(adj) transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity
Example Sentence
  • the cold crystalline water of melted snow
  • crystal clear skies
  • could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool
  • lucid air
  • a pellucid brook
  • transparent crystal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lucid

when u LOOK(luc) the ID of micorsoft employee...u will " clearly,tranparently understand,that he is clever n inteligent
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by srinath

lucid has root 'luc', means 'light' Under the light, we easily understand everything
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by pateheo

LUCing(looking)In Day is very clear. we can see anybody clearly in day time. so LUCID is sth which is crystal clear
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by Priyadarshi

Language is as clear as acid...
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by SDV

'LU' was Clear In his Diction
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by Ragz19

loose +id=even LOOSE people can EASILY UNDERSTAND it..
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by cnbhaskar55

lucrative

Short Definition : profitable; producing wealth

Definition
(adj) producing a sizeable profit
Synonyms : moneymaking , remunerative
Example Sentence
  • a remunerative business

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lucrative

look+ creative and hence anything of such a sort is sure to earn you profit
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by logic87

it is derived from lucre which means money
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by gremadness

'luc'rative ven u have luck u produce wealth
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by sai spandana

lucre

Short Definition : money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre

Definition
(noun) informal terms for money
Definition
(noun) the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lucre

Pronounce it as 'Locker'.and Lockers in banks store money.
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by saikiran

Lucre = lucrative = profitable
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by jay_gandhi

'LUCK" people with luck have lucre.
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by amit251285

Luc(LUCK)+re(RUPEES)…..Because of his 'LUCK" he won a huge amount of RUPEES as prize MONEY..
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by lebshah

lucre=LUCk+gRE..ASTROLOGER:"Your LUCky time is going on....so give gRE as soon as possible...you will definitely go to US for MS and then earn a lot of MONEY!!!"....:)
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by verbal800

LUCRE=LUCKY + GRE...anyone who is lucky in GRE will get more marks and hence get more MONEY than others in future....:)
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by verbal800

ludicrous

Short Definition : laughable; ridiculous; trifling

Definition
(adj) broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
Synonyms : farcical , ridiculous
Example Sentence
  • the wild farcical exuberance of a clown
  • ludicrous green hair

Definition
(adj) incongruous;inviting ridicule
Example Sentence
  • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
  • that's a cockeyed idea
  • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
  • a contribution so small as to be laughable
  • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
  • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
  • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ludicrous

rearranging the word you get ridiculous .. which is humorous .. ie laughable; trifling
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by girish_ksg

ludicrous=ludo+crush..."my younger sister ,who is just 7 yrs old says i have a CRUSH on LUDO...bcoz i love playing that game and everytime i win...!"...after hearing this all the family members started LAUGHING AND TRIFLING....:)
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by verbal800

and absurd. (basically taken from a Latin ludicrus, from ludus which means play, sport; perhaps it is also similar to Greek loidoros which means abusive ..and root word that is involved here is lud/lus...means play.)
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by preetisoni2411

ludicrous......focus....on the first letter ludi..ludo..a GAME PLAYED.. with dice and counters....+CROUS...crush..(means..love..) so you PLAY ...a game of love ...so ludicrous ..is associated with a kind of play, which is quite comical, amusing and a
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by preetisoni2411

ludicrous seems pretty like cruxification for di( sister ) which you think is irrational or unreasonable
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by santosh pokhrel

in ludicrous.crous it little bit similar to circus where joker make funny and amuseing things which make ppl laugh.
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by gdabli

lugubrious

Short Definition : mournful; sorrowful

Definition
(adj) excessively mournful
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lugubrious

He was very mournful when he had to BURY his maimed LEG.
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by userdce

LOOK+RUBY ous = DEPRESSED AND MOURNFUL that you LOOK like RUBY(face red)
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by tanay

Pronounced as lo-goo-bri-yas. She cried so much for the dog's death her tears formed a logoon (small body of water):P. When ppl mourn someone's death, all the tears form a logoon.
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by fanatic

lugubrious
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by rituverma

Lugu+bury+his "..." hence was very dismal and sad
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by InviBond

when i saw the new PRIUS which i cant afford to buy i feel LUGUBRIOUS.
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by faisal_rabbi04

After the invasion of the Blob we were all extremely sad because the Blue_Goo_Beat_Us.
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by logintel

Log(people) in lugubrious mood because of cancellation of holidays to a salubrious place.
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by nupur10000

lull

Short Definition : moment of calm; period of reduced activity; Ex. a lull in the rain; V: cause to become less active; cause to sleep or rest; Ex. lull the opponents into a false sense of security; CF. lullaby

Definition
(noun) a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished
Synonyms : letup
Example Sentence
  • there was never a letup in the noise

Definition
(noun) a period of calm weather
Synonyms : quiet
Example Sentence
  • there was a lull in the storm

Definition
(verb) calm by deception
Example Sentence
  • Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security

Definition
(verb) become quiet or less intensive
Synonyms : calm down
Example Sentence
  • the fighting lulled for a moment

Definition
(verb) make calm or still
Example Sentence
  • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lull

LULL -> DULL
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by findktk

Lull: Calm by deception: The witch sang LULLaby to me to make me fall asleep with a false sense of security
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by sanolution

tu LULLoo hi hai---not speaking anything
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by userdce

think of SKULL. U will have calm when u die.
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by gremadness

for 2nd meaning : Lalloo yadav gives us a false sense of security that notjhing bad will happen
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