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verdigris

Short Definition : green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather

Definition
(noun) a blue or green powder used as a paint pigment
Synonyms : cupric acetate

Definition
(noun) a green patina that forms on copper or brass or bronze that has been exposed to the air or water for long periods of time
Definition
(verb) color verdigris
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verdigris

verd means green and take gris as grease. So, a coating of a green colour on metal.
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by sahnesh

Verdigris- break into very + degree... they coloured the walls GREEN to a VERY mild DEGREE.
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by pushpa_edit

Verdigris = Verdi + Gris; There is a Gris in the Verdi means at the dress i.e a spot.
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by shaktipada

river stone dig & rinse will have green layer(paasi in tamil)
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by sansecretcp

break it up to worthy+greese so basically if u forget that it is supposed to get a green colored effect after it has been exposed to air or water u can still make it out from greese that something has been too rusty
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by vivekkarumudi

verge

Short Definition : border; edge, rim, or margin; Ex. on the verge of: very near to; V: border on

Definition
(noun) a region marking a boundary
Synonyms : brink , threshold

Definition
(noun) the limit beyond which something happens or changes
Synonyms : brink
Example Sentence
  • on the verge of tears
  • on the brink of bankruptcy

Definition
(noun) a ceremonial or emblematic staff
Synonyms : scepter , sceptre , wand

Definition
(noun) a grass border along a road
Definition
(verb) border on; come close to
Example Sentence
  • His behavior verges on the criminal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verge

Assume VER(very)+ge(edge)= very edge means edge,border,margin,etc.,
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by nataraj_mnemonic

VERGE...VERGED AND EMERGED. The cops verged in (came close) on the thieves as soon as they emerged (came out of) from their hideout.
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by pushpa_edit

verisimilar

Short Definition : having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible

Definition
(adj) appearing to be true or real
Example Sentence
  • a verisimilar tale

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verisimilar

veri - truth remember veriserum from Harry Potter which makes u tell the truth even if u drin a drop of it
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by chsnmurthy

verisimilar = very + similar. when two flowers (or any thing )look alike we ll tell that these two are very similar. so we cant find which one is real flower and which one is artificial. so the verisimilar flower looks alike
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by arulmozhi

Verisimilar... facsimile (an exact copy of something) is the opposite of verisimilar ( a true picture).
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by pushpa_edit

versi= truth and attitude (apperance of thruth)
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by cyli

verisimilitude

Short Definition : appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth

Definition
(noun) the appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verisimilitude

ver + similar + tude; 'ver' means true and 'tude' means a state, so 'verisimilitude'means 'the state of being true'.
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by Born2GRE

Verisimilitude..very + similar + attitude... she tried to put up a very similar attitude.... (verisimilitude..try to put up an appearance).
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by pushpa_edit

veri + simili + tude : very similar to truth. Therefore, quality of seeming truth.
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by imfrmheaven

VERISIMILITUDE=VERITY+SIMILITUDE. In other words, VERITY confirmed by APPEARANCE.
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by dshefman

ver (truth) + similitude >>> similar to truth..
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by RajeshBorkar

very + simple + dude in party as real and truth appearance
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by sansecretcp

veritable

Short Definition : being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary

Definition
(adj) often used as intensifiers
Synonyms : regular
Example Sentence
  • a regular morass of details
  • a regular nincompoop
  • he's a veritable swine

Definition
(adj) not counterfeit or copied
Example Sentence
  • an authentic signature
  • a bona fide manuscript
  • an unquestionable antique
  • photographs taken in a veritable bull ring

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for veritable

veritable--veri(verify)+table--something that is true can be verified.
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by preetisoni2411

it is derived from the root word "ver" which means TRUTH.. hence veritable refers to BEING TRUE / GENUINE
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by kvsharat

veritable = verifiable... something verifiable shud be genuine and true..
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by Sinduja

veritable ... very true
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by SHAKAL

This is the veri Table i showed you yesterday .. Not a counterfeit!
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by rahularoradce

Veritable and literal sound the same and they both mean, exact..not an exaggerated form of something.
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by pushpa_edit

verified + table >> the tables sold in furniture malls is verified and certified teak wood tables, and not fake or duplicate...
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by RajeshBorkar

Veritable : Vegetable -- Can you copy or make a counterfeit of Vegetable ?? no it is veritable...
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by waheedsid

verifying a math table is not required its genuine.
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by sansecretcp

verity

Short Definition : quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities

Definition
(noun) conformity to reality or actuality
Synonyms : the true , trueness , truth
Example Sentence
  • they debated the truth of the proposition
  • the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat
  • he was famous for the truth of his portraits
  • he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities

Definition
(noun) an enduring or necessary ethical or religious or aesthetic truth
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verity

Pronounce it as "Very T" i.e; very true.
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by Administrator

Verity and reality have similar sounds. They both mean, the actual (true) fact not some kind of fantasy.
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by pushpa_edit

Same as verify.. truth can be verified...
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by NelsonNishanth

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