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psychosis

Short Definition : mental disorder; ADJ. N. psychotic

Definition
(noun) any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted

psychosomatic

Short Definition : of the influence of the mind on the body (esp. with respect to disease)

Definition
(adj) used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for psychosomatic

psycho + somatic (related to body) -> influence of mind on the body
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by cp.jethani

pterodactyl

Short Definition : extinct flying reptile; CF. wing+finger

Definition
(noun) extinct flying reptile
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pterodactyl

duck with a tail... obviously extinct
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by virajparakh@gmail.com

pero + duck + tyle (the duck without legs will fly). So reptiles which fly
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by cp.jethani

pucker

Short Definition : gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold

Definition
(noun) an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)
Synonyms : ruck

Definition
(verb) to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
Synonyms : cockle , crumple , knit , rumple
Example Sentence
  • She puckered her lips

Definition
(verb) draw together into folds or puckers
Synonyms : gather , tuck

Definition
(verb) become wrinkled or drawn together
Synonyms : ruck , ruck up
Example Sentence
  • her lips puckered

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pucker

when you PUCKER(hindi for hold,catch) something then it gets wrinkled.
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by userdce

pronounce it as "pooker" when u pronounce like this u pucker(u fold ur mouth)
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by lokesh755

p "u" cker....so u is like an irregular fold or speed breaker
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by rohitgupta9060

pudding

Short Definition : hot sweet dish

Definition
(noun) any of various soft thick unsweetened baked dishes
Example Sentence
  • corn pudding

Definition
(noun) (British) the dessert course of a meal (`pud' is used informally)
Synonyms : pud

Definition
(noun) any of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed

puerile

Short Definition : childish; immature; CF. puer: boy

Definition
(adj) of or characteristic of a child
Example Sentence
  • puerile breathing

Definition
(adj) displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
Synonyms : adolescent , jejune , juvenile
Example Sentence
  • adolescent insecurity
  • jejune responses to our problems
  • their behavior was juvenile
  • puerile jokes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for puerile

PURE things are always childish and immature.
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by userdce

PUERILE=PURE+CHILD. A child is always pure so puerile means childish.
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by noops

virile is manly n puerile is childish (not manly)
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by singhvivek191990

(Call it pe urine which is a childish thing to do)
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by rasik

SPECKLE
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by BECQUET

puerile sounds like pure as well as peril. pure as a child and peril denotes a negative connotation with this word which must be remembered other wise usage will be completely wrong
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by dipu

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