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tertiary

Short Definition : third in order or rank

Definition
(noun) from 63 million to 2 million years ago
Synonyms : tertiary period

Definition
(adj) coming next after the second and just before the fourth in position
Synonyms : 3rd , third

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tertiary

Tertiary and Subsidiary have the same sounds. While Subsidiary stands for something second in importance (as Primary means first), Tertiary refers to third in level.
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by pushpa_edit

primary,Secondary,tertiary
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by nachi

tessellated

Short Definition : mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern

Definition
(adj) having a checkered or mottled appearance
Definition
(adj) decorated with small pieces of colored glass or stone fitted together in a mosaic
Example Sentence
  • a tessellated pavement

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tessellated

Tesselated=tiles+Decorated
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by rakei

Tessellated and Decorated have somewhat similar sounds. The Taj Mahal is tessellated or decorated with mosaic art.
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by pushpa_edit

TESSELATED can be split as TESt+ELATED..i was very ELATED to have skipped de TESt.the reason being,i fell on the MOSAIC floor....so TESSELATED means MOSAIC
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by imajeeth

tessellated has 'essel' in it, Think of 'Essel World' is decorated with each small things.
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by gunjanshah

latin tessella means diminutive, tiny.. so tessellated means anything combined tiny parts(may be homogeneous may be different)
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by sukhoyash

tile-slated
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by shalnew

testator

Short Definition : maker of a will; CF. testatrix

Definition
(noun) a person who makes a will
Synonyms : testate

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for testator

testator (or) testate: here from testate take estate and tor from testator.here tor represents a person so person having estates definetly makes a will so that estate will go to his heirs
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by gre_10

test+at+or(your)own will so do you want to give test its ur own will
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by saravpreet.302

Testator - change the word Testat into state and add success to or.. The TEstator States his will to his successOR.
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by pushpa_edit

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by sandeep41190

One who TESTS the SUCCESSOR for a fortune - TEST - ATOR
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by drquadros54

parents will transfer all their properties to their children before death. such an act is called testator = THE + STATOR (stater).
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by arulmozhi

testate (will)from latin root testor means testify.. during that time making will was not a same process like today, they used witness(testis) in place of stamp paper
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by sukhoyash

Testator takes testimonies from the dying person to make the will
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by carbonmonoxide

you hav a will to become a doctor..so 1st you hav to write a test..
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by Ani

person who make a will to score good marks in a test called testator
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by sundeep421

testy

Short Definition : irritable; impatient and bad-tempered; short-tempered; N. testiness

Definition
(adj) easily irritated or annoyed
Example Sentence
  • an incorrigibly fractious young man
  • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for testy

If someone has described you as SHORT-TEMPERED in the TESTY(testimonial), then you will get IRRITATED looking at it.
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by imajeeth

TESTY sounds like TASTY, so if food is not tasty u get irritate, bad tempered
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by kashyap

test+y - tests (exams) are irritable and make a person short-tempered
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by shubhabrata

a IRRITATED person says--Dont TEST my patience
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by watefun

IF SOMEONE HITS U ON UR TESTES U BECOME ANGRY
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by krish007

if the food is not TASTY u become TESTY....!:)
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by chetan530

Teasing Tea.
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by shadip

for computer people: the software testers are very short tempered and are very irritable to the developer
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by anshul011235

TESTY-S if sumone fidgets with it.. d 'proces' becomes short tempered..
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by madness

TESTY OR FIDGETY have somewhat similar sounds. The words refer to irritability.
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by pushpa_edit

Split the word into TEST+TEA. if u could not TEA during TESt u get irritated...
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by atluri.vinay

Who does'nt get easily irritated by a surprise TEST!
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by ankit_725

when you see that your tests are approaching you easily get irritated
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by brain_damage

giving a test is testy
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by faisal_rabbi04

Someone wrote a bad TESTY about you and hence you got "IRRITATED"
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by ankitshinde

This somehow sounds like "testis". So if someone shows your testis to others you get annoyed.
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by itzmesriram

my testicles are testy,i shall treat them gently!
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by roozbeh33

tether

Short Definition : tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether

Definition
(noun) restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
Synonyms : lead , leash

Definition
(verb) tie with a tether
Example Sentence
  • tether horses

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tether

TETHER can be split as TiE + HER, so remember it as TIE her WITH A ROPE.
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by imajeeth

Tether and Fetter are common because both words refer to a kind of restrain (rope or chain) for an animal.
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by pushpa_edit

tether --> tie+together
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by nikhilnitc

tet+her....tightly(tet) tie .sth..to her......how?..by rope........
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by sansan549

tether- tie+ her
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by SHUBHAM VARSHNEY

Bangla tador
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by SHARIAR SIDDIQUI

Internet tethering in iphone means.. it can be used as a hotspot to connect or TIE other instruments or equipments to it.
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by NelsonNishanth

thematic

Short Definition : of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea

Definition
(adj) relating to or constituting a topic of discourse
Definition
(adj) of or relating to a melodic subject
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for thematic

Thematic can be thought of as related to a theme or an idea. So is it's meaning..
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by mohitdia

them+atic(attic):so those people are on attic discussing a idea or coming to a conclusion
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by gre_10

Thematic and Topic are rhyming words which refer to a subject being discussed.
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by pushpa_edit

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