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trickster

Short Definition : person who cheats people

Definition
(noun) someone who plays practical jokes on others
Definition
(noun) someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Synonyms : beguiler , cheat , cheater , deceiver , slicker

Definition
(noun) a mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trickster

trick+ster--a person who is very good in playing tricks..or in cheating people.
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by preetisoni2411

TRICKSTER and PRANKSTER are rhyming words which refer to someone who cheats or fools people.
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by pushpa_edit

trident

Short Definition : three-pronged spear

Definition
(noun) a spear with three prongs
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trident

TRIDENT=TRI(three) + DENT(tooth).
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by imajeeth

trident=TRISHUL(hindi)
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by parry007

TRIDENT-TRI (three)and DENT (a hole or a groove caused by the fall of something heavy or sharp). When a Trident (a forked spear) falls or is thrown at something, it creates three holes (dents) with its three sharp pointed spears.
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by pushpa_edit

trifle

Short Definition : something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt

Definition
(noun) a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
Definition
(noun) a detail that is considered insignificant
Synonyms : technicality , triviality

Definition
(noun) something of small importance
Synonyms : small beer , trivia , triviality

Definition
(verb) waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
Definition
(verb) act frivolously
Synonyms : frivol

Definition
(verb) consider not very seriously
Synonyms : dally , play
Example Sentence
  • He is trifling with her
  • She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trifle

consider it as "Rifle"..today rifle is given least importance when compared to ak47 and stenn guns..
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by klnvsk

TRIFLE or TRIVIAL or SIMPLE - something that is not of much importance or value.
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by pushpa_edit

trifling

Short Definition : trivial; unimportant

Definition
(noun) the deliberate act of delaying and playing instead of working
Synonyms : dalliance , dawdling

Definition
(adj) not worth considering
Synonyms : negligible , paltry
Example Sentence
  • he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost
  • piffling efforts
  • a trifling matter

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trifling

divide it like TRI(TRY)+FLING.(means to throw sb or something)..SO..you always TRY to throw SOMETHING UNIMPORTANT.
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by preetisoni2411

trifling :trivial+feeling .. you are felling its truvial i.e: that is of no value unimportant :D
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by malyaz

Split as T(tea)+RIFLING (Re-Filling) work is not worth activity and takes time so its delaying also
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by ksameer_coep

TRIFLING refers to something unworthy of REGARDING, a small matter.
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by pushpa_edit

TRIFLING sounds like DRIBBLING, its like jst dribbling for time pass i.e. delaying any work and nt working
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by mohitpanwar2007

trigger

Short Definition : set off; start

Definition
(noun) lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
Synonyms : gun trigger

Definition
(noun) a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen
Definition
(noun) an act that sets in motion some course of events
Synonyms : induction , initiation

Definition
(verb) put in motion or move to act
Example Sentence
  • trigger a reaction
  • actuate the circuits

Definition
(verb) release or pull the trigger on
Example Sentence
  • Trigger a gun

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trigger

A TRIGGER is a LEVER for releasing a spring. To trigger something off - set something into action.
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by pushpa_edit

trigger of a gun to Trigger a Bullet out of the gun!
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by khushi5

trilogy

Short Definition : group of three related works (connected by a shared subject but each complete in itself)

Definition
(noun) a set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject or theme
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trilogy

TRILOGY or STORY which consists of three parts.
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by pushpa_edit

Yeah! The Star Wars Trilogy has 3 stories which shared the main story and each complete in itself.
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by atiya

Julius caesar is divided into three act yeilding a trilogy a literature work by shakespeare !!
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by amitrathi

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