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receptive

Short Definition : quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal

Definition
(adj) open to arguments, ideas, or change
Example Sentence
  • receptive to reason and the logic of facts

Definition
(adj) ready or willing to receive favorably
Synonyms : open
Example Sentence
  • receptive to the proposals

Definition
(adj) of a nerve fiber or impulse originating outside and passing toward the central nervous system
Synonyms : centripetal , sensory
Example Sentence
  • sensory neurons

Definition
(adj) able to absorb liquid (not repellent)
Example Sentence
  • the paper is ink-receptive

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for receptive

in the reception the girl must b receptive
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by crazylooks

one who accept something easily.
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by nasri

rece(recieve)+tive(in telugu ivvu..)....u give ideas a recieve them
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by jaga

recess

Short Definition : pause; temporary cessation; alcove; secret inner place; Ex. parliament in recess; V. CF. recessive

Definition
(noun) a state of abeyance or suspended business
Synonyms : deferral

Definition
(noun) a small concavity
Synonyms : corner , niche , recession

Definition
(noun) an arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)
Synonyms : inlet

Definition
(noun) an enclosure that is set back or indented
Synonyms : niche

Definition
(noun) a pause from doing something (as work)
Synonyms : break , respite , time out
Example Sentence
  • we took a 10-minute break
  • he took time out to recuperate

Definition
(verb) put into a recess
Example Sentence
  • recess lights

Definition
(verb) make a recess in
Example Sentence
  • recess the piece of wood

Definition
(verb) close at the end of a session
Synonyms : adjourn , break up
Example Sentence
  • The court adjourned

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recess

recess,sounds like resession which remainds a session yet to come after some break
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by anbeysiva

recession

Short Definition : withdrawal; retreat; time of low economic activity

Definition
(noun) the state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year
Definition
(noun) a small concavity
Synonyms : corner , niche , recess

Definition
(noun) the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
Synonyms : recessional

Definition
(noun) the act of ceding back
Synonyms : ceding back

Definition
(noun) the act of becoming more distant
Synonyms : receding

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recession

taken from..Latin cession which is made from cedere means to withdraw......to yield.....so words like depression , recession, concession, secession.and all of these have the cession..means to yield something less or withdarw...in some or other way...
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by preetisoni2411

split it like..re(means again)+cession..(sounds like session)....so a SESSION OF political party has AGAIN started after the WITHDRAWAL FROM NATIONAL party.
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by preetisoni2411

recession (re+cease) <-> regression (re+gather)
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by zj44j

recidivism

Short Definition : habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist

Definition
(noun) habitual relapse into crime
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recidivism

=re (back to) + CID (crime investigation department) = back to crime
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by jahnavi89

re+CIDIVISM consider the second part, if you see suicide,homicide etc all will end up with cide which is bad, CRIME
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by daringdavin

re- "back" + cidivism......cid/cad=I fall)....falling back.....to something..again..or reoccurring......so recidivism... is the act of a person repeating an undesirable behavior..nothing but habitual relapse of crime.
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by preetisoni2411

recidivism = recidi (recede) + divism -> prism -> prison ... a phenomenon that does not allow to recede(pull bak) from goin to prison
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by khushi5

Racism is the crime
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by ksameer_coep

Racism is a crime and no matter how much you punish, it always keeps coming back to the criminal.
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by subhasish

RACE+DIVISIM.....people who divide people on the basis of race relapse into racedivism
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by nileshdive

Recidivist was pirating CD’s (RE ) again
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by bugmenot

Recidivist was pirating CD’s (RE ) again
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by bugmenot

When your dick is way too big for a mouth or pussy, and when you hate this websites lack of words. And restarted ads (like fucking jack in the box jumbo jack!
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by Danechman

recipient

Short Definition : receiver

Definition
(noun) a person who receives something
Synonyms : receiver

Definition
(noun) the semantic role of the animate entity that is passively involved in the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
Synonyms : recipient role

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recipient

Big assembly hall. I am receiving prescription as prize from doctor. Everyone applauds.
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by czarny_pan

reciprocal

Short Definition : mutual; given and received in return; exchangeable; interacting; Ex. reciprocal trade agreement

Definition
(noun) something (a term or expression or concept) that has a reciprocal relation to something else
Example Sentence
  • risk is the reciprocal of safety

Definition
(noun) (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7
Definition
(noun) hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype
Synonyms : reciprocal cross

Definition
(adj) concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return
Synonyms : mutual
Example Sentence
  • reciprocal aid
  • reciprocal trade
  • mutual respect
  • reciprocal privileges at other clubs

Definition
(adj) of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function
Example Sentence
  • the reciprocal ratio of a:b is b:a

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reciprocal

x= 1/y , it is reciprocal because x and y can be exchangeable.
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by onno manush

when multiplying a ratio,, we have to mutually multiply both denominator and numerator with a quantity
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