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Short Definition : manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength

(adj) characterized by energy and vigor
Example Sentence
  • a virile and ever stronger free society
  • a new and virile leadership

(adj) characteristic of a man
Synonyms : male , manful , manlike , manly
Example Sentence
  • a deep male voice
  • manly sports

(adj) (of a male) capable of copulation
Synonyms : potent

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virile

Virile (strong) is the opposite of fragile (sensitive).
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by pushpa_edit

Vir(Virya) in hindi means sperm...wich comes from man..hence Manly..
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by mohitunlimited

VIRILE (veer + like) sounds like veer in hindi who is manly
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by yastej

vir+ile means virya(semen) waala.
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by cp.jethani

PUERILE -Childish VIRILE -Manly
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by NelsonNishanth

Virile sounds like nile,a river capable of growing crops..
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by avinash001

vi + rail -> train will have strong strength
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : in essence; existing in essence though not in actual form; for practical purposes; Ex. virtual ruler/space

(adj) being actually such in almost every respect
Synonyms : practical
Example Sentence
  • a practical failure
  • the once elegant temple lay in virtual ruin

(adj) existing in essence or effect though not in actual fact
Example Sentence
  • a virtual dependence on charity
  • a virtual revolution
  • virtual reality

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virtual

Virtual and fundamental both mean - basic.
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by pushpa_edit

virtual [practical purpose]machines uses karana bahot aasan hai
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by sybarite


Short Definition : goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity

(noun) the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong
(noun) any admirable quality or attribute
Synonyms : merit
Example Sentence
  • work of great merit

(noun) morality with respect to sexual relations
Synonyms : chastity , sexual morality

(noun) a particular moral excellence
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virtue

Virtue - something that is pure.
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by pushpa_edit


Short Definition : highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso

(noun) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
(noun) a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry
(adj) having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
Synonyms : consummate , masterful , masterly
Example Sentence
  • a consummate artist
  • consummate skill
  • a masterful speaker
  • masterful technique
  • a masterly performance of the sonata
  • a virtuoso performance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virtuoso

One who has many "virtues" is called a virtuoso.
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by garrulous

virtuoso = picasso who is a SKILLED artist
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by jahnavi89

this is the only barrons word that ends with OSO(OM SHANTI OM) produce such a great movie "OSO" Farah K han must have required lots of HIGHLY SKILLED ARTISTS=VIRTUOSO(having lots of VIRTUes)..........:D
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by verbal800

A VITUOSO (skilled artist) is a MAESTRO (master of any art).
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by pushpa_edit

it is like virtuosa,it is big software company,i think many body know this
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by yasaswi

Potential Vars in Swayamvar were asked to display their choosene ki (Sucking) Skills to decide who is the best.
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by anujpathania

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by Jackery

virtuoso ends with osHo.. so osho has wide knowledge. so virtuoso is the person like osho.
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by bhuvan172

virtusa workers are highly skilled musician
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by sansecretcp

continuation of above,in that company only high skilled peapole are taken
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by yasaswi

a good or admirable quality or property: the virtue of knowingone's weaknesses. One who has many "virtues" is called a virtuoso.
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by nikhilparasher


Short Definition : (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom

(adj) extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
Synonyms : deadly , venomous
Example Sentence
  • venomous snakes
  • a virulent insect bite

(adj) infectious; having the ability to cause disease
(adj) harsh or corrosive in tone
Example Sentence
  • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
  • a barrage of acid comments
  • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
  • bitter words
  • blistering criticism
  • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
  • a sulfurous denunciation
  • a vitriolic critique

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virulent

it is a virus, which causes disease and harm. So, something virulent is viral and poisonous.
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by saba

As dangerous and poisonous as Viru (shewag) is for the opponents
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by bugmenot

Virulent and malignant have the same sounds and they both mean - bitterly hostile.
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by pushpa_edit

Virulent and malignant have the same sounds and they both mean - bitterly hostile.
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by pushpa_edit

A strong, harsh, and noxious man is VIRILE and vioLENT
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by Jackery

VIRULENT= virus(VIRU) let(LE) him to END(nt)
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by nancy.yadav

she LENT him her VIRUs .. this was very dangerous and violent.
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by maha4


Short Definition : disease communicator

(noun) (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
(noun) a harmful or corrupting agency
Example Sentence
  • bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread
  • the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone

(noun) a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer
Synonyms : computer virus
Example Sentence
  • a true virus cannot spread to another computer without human assistance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virus

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by pushpa_edit

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