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omnivorous

Short Definition : eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything

Definition
(adj) feeding on both plants and animals

onerous

Short Definition : burdensome

Definition
(adj) not easily borne; wearing
Synonyms : burdensome , taxing
Example Sentence
  • the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
  • my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests
  • a taxing schedule

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for onerous

it sounds like on+er+us..that is ONUS.. when something is ON US ..we feel burdensome
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by kvsharat

Onerous= one+rous. If u assign much work on ONE person it will be ONErous for him
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by yokel

onerous....can be associated wid owners on us...who r trouble some
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by narenkumar

onerous = sound like owner = when they come to collect the rent you feel always burdensome.
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by rajpt_007

one-rassi.. a lot of things hanging from one string.. so becomes burdensome..
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by abhigyan91

This sounds like generous.... Which is not easy!!!
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by arvind_4

The asses complain: "Our OWNER always put burden on US."
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by marioM

OWNED US - like losing badly in a game of basketball
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by atav

Owner are burden Us
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by dare4naggy@gmail.com

one-rous in hindi one is 'ek' rous sounds like rasta i.e a path.. so dere is only " ek rasta" means one way out of difficult situation and it requires lot of effort bcoz its very tough....
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by waytogo

The burden is tied ON OUR ASS.
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by Jackery

Owner(PM) will be on us if we dont complete the assigned task in time. We may nt have completed bcoz it requires much effort and is difficult.
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by sameersrinivas90

think as owner.. becoming an owner is a difficult task and involves more effort
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by prasanthpriyanesan

onomatopoeia

Short Definition : words formed in imitation of natural sounds

Definition
(noun) using words that imitate the sound they denote
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for onomatopoeia

oh no maa! top(cannon in hindi) fire aaya : dishdhambush
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by muffisoni

oh no maa...mei top aaya..."yahoo" "hurray" "yipee"...!!!
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by sravan1411

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by Swetty pie

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by Swetty pie

On+mat+o+piepe and saying yahooo
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by sansecretcp

onslaught

Short Definition : vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy

Definition
(noun) a sudden and severe onset of trouble
Definition
(noun) (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
Synonyms : attack , onrush , onset
Example Sentence
  • the attack began at dawn

Definition
(noun) the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
Synonyms : barrage , bombardment , outpouring
Example Sentence
  • a barrage of questions
  • a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for onslaught

onslaught...divide it like..on+slaught(ER)...SO if you slaughter somebody or something on the spot..YOU ARE FIERCELY ATTCKING THEM.
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by preetisoni2411

it is taken from..on+slaught...is derived from slēan means to strike ..so strike sombody with a knife...means to kill or fiercely atcking.
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by preetisoni2411

If u have played unreal 2004 u would know it has a gametype ONSLAUGHT meaning a violent attack
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by bugmenot

Onslaught of a slaughterer
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by bugmenot

onus

Short Definition : burden; responsibility

Definition
(noun) an onerous or difficult concern
Synonyms : burden , encumbrance , incumbrance , load
Example Sentence
  • the burden of responsibility
  • that's a load off my mind

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for onus

ON-US you are ON US ie. you are a BURDEN on me.
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by gre_guru

The patient cut his nas, onus is on the nurse
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by PoornSingh

Onus also means "blame". Remember whatever wrong happens in this world the BLAME GOES ON U.S(United States). Blame = onUS(onus)
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by Hassaan

onus sounds like owner.. he is always responsible
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by massb

ooze

Short Definition : (of a thick liquid) pass or flow slowly; N: mud or thick liquid as at the bottom of a river

Definition
(noun) any thick, viscous matter
Synonyms : goo , gook , goop , guck , gunk , muck , slime , sludge

Definition
(noun) the process of seeping
Synonyms : oozing , seepage

Definition
(verb) pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
Synonyms : seep

Definition
(verb) release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
Synonyms : exudate , exude , ooze out , transude
Example Sentence
  • exude sweat through the pores

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ooze

lOOZE motion
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by mahaveerjain

When mother says OOZZZZZ kid starts peeing or oozing the liquid out..
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by userdce

OOZE SOUNDS LIKE BOOZE If u Booze the effect will flow slowly into Brain after sometime u bcom unconsious
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by crazylooks

Ozone Layer in atmosphere? Stops the harmful rays to pass through it. OOZE > pass or flow slowly.
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