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upbraid

Short Definition : reprimand; severely scold

Definition
(verb) express criticism towards
Synonyms : reproach
Example Sentence
  • The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upbraid

elders criticize severely if their girls UP their BRA
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by sharathchandra

braid means hairdo(hairstyle). upbraid means destroy hairdo. In hindi baal khinchna. If teacher rebukes or scolds you, he/she pulls your hair.
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by cp.jethani

It has the word raid in it , it implies when sm1 raids your house and finds black money , u will be scolded very badly
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by cyli

up + bra : girls dont do it here or ..
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by sukhoyash

ladki ki choti kheechna is extremely reprimanded
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by friendofafriend

upBRAID. Relate BRAID with BRIDE. When you catch up a bride who's eloped, you scold her severly and reprimand her.
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by saketh.theerdha

Upbraid and Deprecate have somewhat similar meanings. The words mean, express disapproval of, reprimand.
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by pushpa_edit

A BRAID(plait) is a pattern formed by intertwining three or more strands of flexible material such as textile fibres, wire, or human hair so u r asking a girl to lift her braid (upbraid)tie up over n ask her to walk mean(criticize
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by kundana.shrali

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by nileshdive

give up bribe above the bike openly so policeman severely scolded him
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by sansecretcp

UPper class people often faces RAIDS....
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by Salman

Up(coming) + raid ; If someone comes to raid ur house, you will first try to scold or Critize him, to woo him off..
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by Gregarious

upright

Short Definition : (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral

Definition
(noun) a vertical structural member as a post or stake
Synonyms : vertical
Example Sentence
  • the ball sailed between the uprights

Definition
(noun) a piano with a vertical sounding board
Synonyms : upright piano

Definition
(adj) in a vertical position; not sloping
Synonyms : unsloped
Example Sentence
  • an upright post

Definition
(adj) of moral excellence
Synonyms : good , just
Example Sentence
  • a genuinely good person
  • a just cause
  • an upright and respectable man

Definition
(adj) upright in position or posture
Synonyms : erect , vertical
Example Sentence
  • an erect stature
  • erect flower stalks
  • for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression
  • a column still vertical amid the ruins
  • he sat bolt upright

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upright

Upright....UP(stand) and RIGHT(means who is always correct,honest)....tht is upright
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by dhaknejyoti

Upright has the same meaning as Honest.
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by pushpa_edit

Does anyone know wedding vows or DU HAST song by RAmmstein? it says: Will you until death separates you be upright to her forever! Never! Never!!
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by punit.1990

uproar

Short Definition : noisy confusion

Definition
(noun) a state of commotion and noise and confusion
Synonyms : garboil , tumult , tumultuousness

Definition
(noun) loud confused noise from many sources
Synonyms : brouhaha , hubbub , katzenjammer

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for uproar

hearing up roar sound of lion we are confused
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by sansecretcp

UP + ROAR. When the roar of the lion goes up (roars loudly), there is great commotion among the other animals.
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by pushpa_edit

uproarious

Short Definition : marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny

Definition
(adj) uncontrollably noisy
Synonyms : rackety , rip-roaring

Definition
(adj) marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
Synonyms : hilarious , screaming
Example Sentence
  • hilarious broad comedy
  • a screaming farce
  • uproarious stories

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for uproarious

uproarious has ROAR, sound made by Lion which always comes b4 TOM AND JERRY starts....its a show marked by commotion,fun,laughter and is sometimes noisy............; )
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by verbal800

uproarious has ROAR, sound made by Lion & its very loud & noisy.
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by gunjanshah

Uproarious and Boisterous are rhyming words which means cheerfully noisy.
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by pushpa_edit

UPROARIOUS : provoking loud noise or uproar
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by amitsinghjiit

upshot

Short Definition : outcome; final result

Definition
(noun) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
Synonyms : consequence , effect , event , issue , outcome , result
Example Sentence
  • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
  • his decision had depressing consequences for business
  • he acted very wise after the event

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upshot

upshot - when yuvraj aims a shot up (upshot), it comes out (outcome) of the stadium
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by the suspect

The police fired shots up in the air, the outcome was that the mobs dispersed..
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by amolge

Imagine a bar suddenly police in mufti saw a criminal they fired UPSHOT then all people stated screaming CAME OUT of the bar
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by kick_ass

Sachin (Indian cricketer) hit a shot in the air, the outcome of which was a six... and a win
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by cp.jethani

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by friendofafriend

up+shot-> final result, outcome
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by sansecretcp

urbane

Short Definition : suave; refined in manner; elegant

Definition
(adj) showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
Synonyms : polished , refined , svelte
Example Sentence
  • his polished manner
  • maintained an urbane tone in his letters

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for urbane

Urban(e)- people living in urban areas generally have refined social experience.
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by Goks

urban areas are refined,polished n sophisticated
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by laaptu

When you think Urbanity think justifiable vanity or someone who's refined.
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by Yank

Urbane... In an Urban society people are more sophisticated and refined (urbane) as compared to the simple rural folk.
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by pushpa_edit

urbane people love to eat things which are cooked in refined oil
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by aparajita

urbane= karan johar;-)
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