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Short Definition : lending money at illegal high rates of interest
(noun) an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
(noun) the act of lending money at an exorbitant rate of interest
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for usury
USURY reminds me of TREASURY - Lending money from the treasury at a very high rate of interest
us(e)+ur+(mone)y by lending for extra interest rates
USURY ~ USURP: You're basically trying to USURP money by lending them at exorbitant rates.
Some people criticize Dr. Yunus on the ground that his institution Grameen Bank lend money at extremely high rate of interest. Hence YunUSURY means usury.
usury - think U r SURety (collateral), will you pay the exorbitant rate of interest... for your friend (who wanted you to be his collateral)
by the suspect
sounds like udhari and vasuli ; its an undercover business of black money
the US (united states) lends money to other nations, but at exorbitant rates
US(we)URY(urgent)so we take money ungently at HIGH INTERESTS..
use ur money for illegal interest rates
Usury - It is profitable to the moneylender but a liability for the one who takes the loan.
us+ur+y = y(yield) of ur(your) given to us in high interests
Usury Check-into-cash places are users
usury-->wasuli(Hindi)->hafta wasuli or extortion.
Usury - They make you sorry for borrowing money from them.
usury - demanding 'surity' at a high price or US like 'surity'
because of usury the borrower cant pay back money in time which leads the lender to do USULY
Short Definition : ideal place, state, or society; ADJ. utopian
(noun) a book written by Sir Thomas More (1516) describing the perfect society on an imaginary island
(noun) ideally perfect state; especially in its social and political and moral aspects
(noun) a work of fiction describing a utopia
(noun) an imaginary place considered to be perfect or ideal
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for utopia
remember etheopia which is a country. consider it as an ideal place on earth for everyone.
u(you)-top-ia~aaye. ie aap class me top aaye, this is what u imagine.
utopia = u-top-i-a = u-top(ideal/perfect)- i(iota in maths ie imaginary number)-a
Utopia - If there is a utopia on earth, it lies within one's imagination.
u top ia(yeah)... at top there is heaven and its an ideal place
uTOPia...the city which is ideal will be on TOP in any ratings
Short Definition : excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
(adj) foolishly fond of or submissive to your wife
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for uxorious
Anyone will be uxorious to a LUXURIOUS woman with BUXOM breasts.
Latin 'uxor' means wife and 'ous' means full of
2.uxoricide=killing of wife.uxor=wife , because of the pun, u (you) xor(in math=complement)=someone who complements
uxorious :U(you)+XORIsounds like JORU (wife) in hindi+OUS. so you are joru ka gulaam i.e excessively submissive or devoted to your wife
Uxorious and precious - The young man was so smitten (charmed) with his wife that he considered her as most precious to him. You could say he was uxurious.
u+xo+rious= U+OX+RIGOROUS ...NW imagine a wife commanding her husband," U OX(xo), complete this work rigorously ..!!"
In UX film Bacchan was excessively devoted to Ravina Tondon
The husband is dumb as an OX. When he is with his wife, he SOARS with pleasure. The OX SOARS with his wife.
according to newton's 3rd law, anyone who is uxorious will live his life luxurious...