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Short Definition : massive; impressively large; built as a monument

(adj) relating or belonging to or serving as a monument
Example Sentence
  • the use of the arch in monumental architecture
  • monumental sculptures

(adj) of outstanding significance
Example Sentence
  • Einstein's monumental contributions to physics

(adj) imposing in size or bulk or solidity
Synonyms : massive , monolithic
Example Sentence
  • massive oak doors
  • Moore's massive sculptures
  • the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture
  • a monumental scale

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for monumental

like a MONUMENT, monuments are BIG and IMPRESSIVE
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by findktk


Short Definition : fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: | state of mind or emotion

(noun) a sullen gloomy feeling
(noun) having temperamental and changeable moods
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for moodiness

being MOODy
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by findktk

sounds like when mood die we feel depressed or gloomy
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by er.amit.1jan


Short Definition : legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses

(noun) a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged
(noun) suspension of an ongoing activity
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for moratorium

MORATORIUM rhymes with there was DELAY IN PAYMENT for building the auditorium
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by imajeeth

remember as 'Bring More Tar ' otherwise work will get suspended
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moratorium= more towards premium(payments)that are delayed
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by mon_m

MORA (my) 10 rupee note was torn (TORIUM), so i had to ask shop-keeper to take payment later.
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by dark_lord

MORAtorium sounds like AUDItorium, where there was a delay in the program.
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by Angeltks

moratorium:more auto-so if there are more autos are running in the city then will be heavy traffic and delay in the time for everyone.,.,,,.
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by elango mech

moratorium = more + orator; more orator are there so your chance will come after sometime.
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by shaktipada

(mora)torium - mora means dieing, to suspend thereby
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by anindyajyotiroy

Auditorium cannot be booked because of moratorium ( ie delay of payment )
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by testprep


Short Definition : given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease

(adj) suggesting an unhealthy mental state
Example Sentence
  • morbid interest in death
  • morbid curiosity

(adj) suggesting the horror of death and decay
Synonyms : ghoulish
Example Sentence
  • morbid details

(adj) caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology
Example Sentence
  • diseased tonsils
  • a morbid growth
  • pathologic tissue
  • pathological bodily processes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for morbid

MORBID = MORTAL (deadly) + BITE (like of an insect) --> a deadly bite is unhealthy and disease related.
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by findktk

more+bed = more thoughts about dying on a bed
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by 1.6k

rhymes with maarpeet=fight,war--->horror of war and death
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by wingdeng

morbid=more+bed..i.e v'l b on bed 4 more time(hosptlised) wen v r DESEASED & v DWEL ON HORBLE THNGS.
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by tejaswi.007

look at BID...if u are biding on a shares and loose.. u vill have bad mindset....and on contrary if an insect bites...that leads to diseases
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by mon_m

biding a dead body
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by shuuu.shubham

rhymes with moribund which means on verge of death, morbid means horrifying,shocking so death is also horrifying, shocking
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by nikhilparasher

'BID' farewell to a dead body rotting in a 'MOR'GUE.
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by rajesh5sep


Short Definition : biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit

(noun) a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process
(adj) harshly ironic or sinister
Synonyms : black , grim
Example Sentence
  • black humor
  • a grim joke
  • grim laughter
  • fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit

(adj) of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
Synonyms : caustic , corrosive , erosive , vitriolic

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mordant

more +daant = more teeth, so biting
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by arbitrary.contrivance

......MOR..(MORE means jayada )+DANT?(DANNT) our child hood when playing with our frnds we use to STING OR BITE THEM WHENEVER WE GOT ANGRY ON THEM BECOZ OF THAT hame kabhi (more)daant bhi milti thi mummy papa se...
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by preetisoni2411

Mortal + Ant biting, stinging
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by cd.vivek

you start "more denting" i.e mordant your car before you give it a new paint.
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mar(death) + dant(teeth) ---> deadly dent bite
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by divine_sword


Short Definition : conventions; moral standards; moral customs

(noun) (sociology) the conventions that embody the fundamental values of a group
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mores

MORE + S = moral standards
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by mon_m

Consider the BCCI Selection committee and Kiran MORE is one of the selectors, MORE should select players on the conventions and standards of MORE'S (MORES) selection!
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by dornap

using more pankh are customs at some places
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by logic87

morse code is used in telegrams which ars symbols nothing but coventions
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by satishvudaru

mores rhymes with customs
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by prashanT689

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by ali_aj

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