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motto

Short Definition : brief statement used to express a principle

Definition
(noun) a favorite saying of a sect or political group
Synonyms : catchword , shibboleth , slogan

mountebank

Short Definition : charlatan; boastful pretender

Definition
(noun) a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes
Synonyms : charlatan

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mountebank

mountebank can be broken as mouth+bank=person whose mouth is a bank of words....who is extremely boastful and pretentious...
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by pallavi_limat

"I have a bank built over on a mountain" "what a mountebank"
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by yang58

when u read bank.. think of a bank robbery.. n to carry out a robbery need to disguise as a quack (charlatan)
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by muffisoni

person who BOASTS that he has been to MOUNTains and BANKs of many rivers etc.
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by dark_lord

person who says he owns a bank on a distant mountain is obviously montebanking
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by friendofafriend

U.S. BANKS swindled and deceived the world into buying worthless, mortgage-backed securities. Then they went to Capitol HILL (like MOUNTain) to get a $700 Billion bailout.
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by dshefman

votebank politics means complete deception, as we see these days.. mountebank is similar
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by namaskar

MOUNTEBANK-MOUNT+BANK PERSONS WHO DECEIVES SAYING THAT MOUNTAIN(MOUNT) IS FULL OF MONEY(BANK)
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by karthik3152

Mountebank was a quack doctor who used to mount a Bank (Bench in past) and sell his magical medicines.
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by anujpathania

muddle

Short Definition : confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion

Definition
(noun) a confused multitude of things
Definition
(noun) informal terms for a difficult situation
Synonyms : fix , hole , jam , kettle of fish , mess , pickle
Example Sentence
  • he got into a terrible fix
  • he made a muddle of his marriage

Definition
(verb) make into a puddle
Synonyms : puddle
Example Sentence
  • puddled mire

Definition
(verb) mix up or confuse
Synonyms : addle , puddle
Example Sentence
  • He muddled the issues

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for muddle

sounds like addle, puddle, fuddle which means be confused or make confused.
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by gunjanshah

It is very difficult to walk through MUD- Muddle like walking through mud
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by meno13

muggy

Short Definition : (of weather) warm and damp

Definition
(adj) hot or warm and humid
Synonyms : steamy , sticky
Example Sentence
  • muggy weather
  • the steamy tropics
  • sticky weather

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for muggy

like MAGGY noodles which are WARM and DAMP when prepared.
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by findktk

maggipovaDam in Telugu means "burn/scorch"
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by garrulous

muggy=muddy..i.e damp;close & sticky.
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by tejaswi.007

When u drink sth like coffee, tea, etc. from a MUG, it is usually warm and damp
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by ali_aj

mulct

Short Definition : defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy

Definition
(noun) money extracted as a penalty
Synonyms : amercement , fine

Definition
(verb) deprive of by deceit
Example Sentence
  • He swindled me out of my inheritance
  • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
  • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change

Definition
(verb) impose a fine on
Example Sentence
  • he was fined for littering

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mulct

abe HULCT kisi aur ko ch*tiya banana :)
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by abhinav12

to mulct someone...semiliar to mug someone
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by usairforce1985

mal+ act >>> -ve act...
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by RajeshBorkar

MU (mujhe)L (License ka)C (Chalaan)T (Thok Diya)
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by Gaurav Kapila

A mulct will be imposed for littering on the mulch.
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by thebookie3

"first I was mulct(ed), then i was mocked."
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by yang58

Got mulct? The bank?
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by thebookie3

mulct : maal-lekar-cut kar ( take the maal and cut their money )
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by shalnew

mulct - MULC(society)ka Traitor
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by nikhilnitc

Mul (مال)+C(کسی)+T(تصرف)->MULCT=مال کسی را تصرف کردن
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by ali_aj

Malkit Singh mulct people of our mulk.
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by nupur10000

multifarious

Short Definition : varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities

Definition
(adj) having many aspects
Example Sentence
  • a many-sided subject
  • a multifaceted undertaking
  • multifarious interests
  • the multifarious noise of a great city
  • a miscellaneous crowd

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for multifarious

MULTIFARIOUS=MULTI+FARIOUS,farious rhymes with various...so both multi and various means de same...VARIED and GREATLY DIVERSIFIED
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by imajeeth

MULTI(many) + FAR + US = when MANY people come from FAR away to the US, the population gets GREATLY DIVERSIFIED
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by findktk

multi+farious(rhymes with facious) means having multi faces so variety
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by cp.jethani

Multi Facets
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by usairforce1985

in a fun FAIR variety of people come
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by SHAKAL

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