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Short Definition : warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
(noun) Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)
(adj) (of persons) befitting a warrior
(adj) suggesting war or military life
(adj) of or relating to the armed forces
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for martial
marital-- sometimes marital relations are warlike - when husband and wife have altercations.
MARTIAL: THIS WORD IS GENERALLY USED IN "MARTIAL ART". i.e IN MARTIAL ART THERE IS ALWAYS war like SITUATION.
Martial -> Martians.
In Independence Day, Will Smith plays a combat pilot and we go to war against an alien invasion.
Will Smith/Captain Hiller: [opens spaceship, alien screams -> punches alien upside his head] Welcome to Earth.
martial~partial sometime parents partiallity creates warlike situation
martial-flip the 'm' and looks like 'w'ar. associated with war and the armed forces.
Short Definition : strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
(noun) someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for martinet
spelling is very similar to martial - so a martinet is martial belligerent
martinet == mar(hit)+ tin (3)+ et (hat), so mar tin hat if you talk again.
martinet could rhyme with matron.. whose job is also to keep discipline..
Ever since Martin joined the army, he's bcome a strict disciplinarian, a Martinet.
martin was a naughty boy one got stuck in net and became disciplined. Now all villagers call that net of discipline as martinet
sounds like marionette, as in puppets - martinets expect their followers to be disciplined and follow as easy as puppets
You catch a tiny green man with your MARTIAN-NET he then points his mind-control ray-gun at you and commands, in explicit detail, that you to take him to your leader . . which of course you do but your boss is a micro-manager too.
suppose your sport teacher who is very strict said u "if you will not be strict and net me tumhe marunga(means punish)."
in a MART all the things are placed in strict discipline.....so that things can be easily picked up
Martinat is smeone who always insists to go/follow according to the rules.. other wise MARTHI(beat in hindi) NAITHO (orelse)..
martinet:(martin luther king) martin luther king was such a strict person, who demands the people of his kingdom to follow the rules strictly in a discipline manner.
martinee drink is used for slimming up the figure... so one who is very disciplined about her figure, dringks lots of martinee drink, though it may be harmful to health...
mom wraning her child that "marti agar thu net use karetho"
Short Definition : one who voluntarily suffers death for his or her religion or cause; great sufferer; Ex. martyr to his rheumatism
(noun) one who suffers for the sake of principle
(noun) one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion
(verb) kill as a martyr
Saint Sebastian was martyred
(verb) torture and torment like a martyr
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for martyr
divide this word like..mar..(in hindi..marNE..tyr...teyyar...marne ke liye tayyar...anyone who is always ready to die for the sake of others...so martyr...means to voluntarily die for a great cause....
if someone sacrificed for me, I would give them my tear; martyr
this was first time used DURING roman empire...for the people who WERE PROSECUTED FOR NOT CHANGING THEIR RELIGION...so Christians used this word for their act of suffering and self sacrifice.
well this word was generally taken from greek martyr-..means witness ..so one who die voluntarily for his religion or for someother cause is a witness for truth and morality.
Looks like Mortuary. except yr which is flipped. die voluntarily for his religion or for someother cause
Short Definition : crush into mash; convert into mash; N: mixture of ground grain and nutrients fed to livestock and fowl
(noun) a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing
(noun) mixture of ground animal feeds
(verb) to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
crush an aluminum can
squeeze a lemon
(verb) talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries
My husband never flirts with other women
(verb) reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
grind the spices in a mortar
mash the garlic
Short Definition : person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
(noun) someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for masochist
one who mars(beats or disfigures) his own chest is a masochist :)
the word was coined after a person named John MASOCH who used to derive pleasure by inflicting pain to himself.....so people like MASOCH were called masochists....and hence masochist means person who enjoys his own pain
Hit my own chest.
masochist sounds like massagist.....during massage u feel little pain...but also enjoy the pleasure in it....so masochist is a person who enjoys his own pain...
2nd part sounds like cyst. so one enjoys the pain of his own cyst
masochist(mass on chest) my girlfriend has mass on chest ,if i squeeze it she enjoys even it hurts...might be helpful
Short Definition : one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
(noun) American Revolutionary leader from Virginia whose objections led to the drafting of the Bill of Rights (1725-1792)
(noun) English film actor (1909-1984)
(noun) English writer (1865-1948)
(noun) a craftsman who works with stone or brick
(noun) a member of a widespread secret fraternal order pledged to mutual assistance and brotherly love
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mason
mason is like mansion. so mason is a person who works with stones, walls.. etc.
we can put is as simple as this.....:-Mason is a person who builds mansion.......