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trepidation

Short Definition : fear; nervous apprehension

Definition
(noun) a feeling of alarm or dread
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trepidation

Intrepid is fearless, so Trepid is fearfull....:P
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by 0m3gA

TRAP - soldier on being trapped had the feeling of trepidation/fear.
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by userdce

Tremble >> Trepidation. As he was afraid, he trembled (Trepidation)
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by tanvir

concentrate on the starting part, it SOUNDS LIKE RAPID, as in river rafting, rapids make everyone feel alarmed
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by mohitpanwar2007

TREPIDATION and CONSTERNATION have the same sound and meaning. The words describe fear or nervousness.
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by pushpa_edit

INTREPID (adj) is contrary to TREPID (adj), so TREPIDATION (noun) is contrary to inTREPID as well.
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by cpinedo

Trip down in an Expedition causes FEAR...U b'come NERVOUS
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by Phanik12312

tribulation

Short Definition : suffering; ordeal; distress; trial

Definition
(noun) an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event
Synonyms : trial , visitation
Example Sentence
  • his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him
  • life is full of tribulations
  • a visitation of the plague

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tribulation

Tribulation~Tribal ; While the group was trekking they were caught by jungle tribal(junglee log In Hindi) and harrased ...It was a period of tribulation for them!
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by khushi5

The verdict from a 'Tribunal' is often an annoying/frustrating/catastrophic event for a family.
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by rizvi

TRIBes of our nATION undergo only suffering and distress.
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by pcsjith

there is always suffering in troubled nation
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by friendofafriend

when TRI:3, BULls r coming towards you to hit you it creates frustrATION n tribulation within you
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by nisha236

TRIBULATION (trouble and suffering) and AFFLICTION are both a painful condition.
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by pushpa_edit

TRIBULATION (trouble and suffering) and AFFLICTION are both a painful condition.
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by pushpa_edit

TRIBULATION=TRIBUTE means tax. so if you fail to pay the tax in time, you must be in distress and suffering condition.
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by smsayem127

tribute + nation >> a national tribute is paid when the nation SUFFERS a loss of some great personality or is in DISTRESS due to some calamity..
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by RajeshBorkar

tribunal

Short Definition : court of justice

Definition
(noun) an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
Synonyms : court , judicature

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tribunal

tribal people are badly treated...so dey need a special COURT OF JUSTICE!!
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by ajitvarma

TRIBAL people r treated as NULL (tribu+nal) hence they need justice...!!!
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by sravan1411

Tribunal~Communal ; For all communal(group of ppl/community) problems we need a tribunal
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by khushi5

TRIBUNAL or JUDICIAL have the same sound. The words refer to a board of officials appointed to pass judgement over a trial.
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by pushpa_edit

tribunal=trib(tribals) - unal(sounds like canal).tribal people have fightings over canals so a cout of justice is required to solve the problem.
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by gre_10

tribune

Short Definition : official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people

Definition
(noun) (ancient Rome) an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests
Definition
(noun) the apse of a Christian church that contains the bishop's throne
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tribune

TRIBUNE or a PLEBEAN JUDGE or a law official.
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by pushpa_edit

tribute

Short Definition : tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to

Definition
(noun) something given or done as an expression of esteem
Synonyms : testimonial

Definition
(noun) payment by one nation for protection by another
Definition
(noun) payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence
Synonyms : protection
Example Sentence
  • every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tribute

TRIBUTE and CONTRIBUTE are rhyming words. As it was a TRIBUTE for the flood victims, everyone CONTRIBUTED generously.
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by pushpa_edit

trickle

Short Definition : flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.

Definition
(noun) flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid
Synonyms : dribble , drip
Example Sentence
  • there's a drip through the roof

Definition
(verb) run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
Synonyms : dribble , filter
Example Sentence
  • water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose
  • reports began to dribble in

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trickle

Trickle same as twinkle, twinkle in terms of light trickle in terms of water..
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by pradnya.agrawal

TRICKLE and DRIBBLE have similar sounds and meaning i.e to fall drop by drop in a thin stream.
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by pushpa_edit

when you lie in the bathtub, the water that trickles down from the faucet on your foot really tickles you. practice this word in bath and you never forget the word.
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by roozbeh33

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