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acquiesce

Short Definition : assent; agree passively; comply without protest

Definition
(verb) to agree or express agreement
Synonyms : accede , assent
Example Sentence
  • The Maestro assented to the request for an encore

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acquiesce

acQUIEsce..concentrate on the part quie. and remember quiet.. which means submissive.. or imagine some1 who is quiet will give in without any protest
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by satyaissatan

acquiesce = A(Agree) + quie(Quietly) = Comply passivly
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by rishijosan

acquiesce ~ a+kiss : My girlfriend acquiesced when I tried to kiss her on her lips.
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by aniruddha_chaudhari

sounds some thing like quiet ac-quiesce agreeing something quietly
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by manasa_nadimpalli

acquiesce : A-Queen-Says when a queen says something to you, even if you don't like it, you have to passively agree.
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by subins

acquiesce--aqua--water which is easly avaibale, acquiesce is easily tractable means compliant
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by ashiksaroar

accept(ac)quietly(quie)
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by amit_chauhan3011

(ac+qui+esce)means "accept(ac) quitely(qui)" or comply without protest
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by pankajkhatkar

quiese sounds like quiz , i agree passively that i lost in quiz
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by meduriswetha

it sound like: A quite YES! means complete agreement
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by disaster

Picture a QUIET pond (water is AQUA) now picture the horse BESIE drinking from the pond: AQUA BESSIE
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by Jackery

aquiesce-rhymes with a wish ,imagine that you have ask for some wish with the gene and he agree and accept it
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by santosh pokhrel

if everybody is quiet( everybody agrees), anything can be acquired with ease(acqui(acquire)+esce(ease))
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by souravkhanna

if you are acquiesce , you always say Yes, Yes , Yes!
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by roozbeh33

accused quite without protest mean agree his crime
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by sansecretcp

acquittal

Short Definition : deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner

Definition
(noun) a judgment of not guilty
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acquittal

ACQUIT=ACcusation QUITs
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by Nassim

acquittal = i quit from this jail as the judge aquitted me amnesty m not stay - ing in this jail coz judge gave me amnesty
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by friendofafriend

a> cannot quital = quit the judgement. final verdict
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by sid.reddy

Sounds like quit i.e., to leave something or someone ... or deliverance from a charge..
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by shiwa

Ah, Quit All, you are aCquitted
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by roozbeh33

accused +quittal free from charge
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by sansecretcp

acrid

Short Definition : bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent

Definition
(adj) strong and sharp
Synonyms : pungent
Example Sentence
  • the pungent taste of radishes
  • the acrid smell of burning rubber

Definition
(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 acrid

sounds like ACID....all acids are bitterly pungent and corrosive
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by nileshdive

remove "r" from acrid, so now it becomes acid and acid is always bitter in taste and when smelt its pungent too
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by preetisoni2411

Remove ac, it becomes rid,,so to remove something or cut ,, we need a sharp thing to cut..
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by gatz_funky

remove r i.e. acid, his tone was as harsh(acrid) as acid.
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by sandeep1096

Acrid sounds like Ack! Rid! > After not liking the sharp, harsh taste,he threw his food away.
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by itspossible

Acrid ... A+Crid ... A+Creed .. smething like "Creed", american rock band. It has high pitch or harsh vocals.. so , remember smething harsh.
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by yuvraj

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by somabrata

Acrid -(cried) imagine that you are crying because you got harsh punishment
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by santosh pokhrel

acrimonious

Short Definition : stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior

Definition
(adj) marked by strong resentment or cynicism
Synonyms : bitter
Example Sentence
  • an acrimonious dispute
  • bitter about the divorce

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acrimonious

Acrimony= Take Acr as Acroo (hindi) and Mon as man(hindi) , so it means acroo man wala .acroo manner
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by 100_percentiler

a+cri+monious...take cri as cry.....stinging bitter words hurt and make people cry
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by nehaMD

acri + moni + ous ~ a crore money; excess of money, which can make someone bitter, harsh
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by hiteshbagadia

a+crim+... recognize crim = criminal-who is bitter in words and manner
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by vivek89

acri like angry which creats bitterness in relation
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by ashutosh shukla

acri means bitter
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by nikhilparasher

Acrimo+... sounds like Lachrymo+se (saddening). When you are sad, you are typically bitter or angry towards others
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by Tspyder90

a+crim+onious...A CRIMe or an ONION both are BITTER :)
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by disaster

"acri"= acid "monious"= manners "acrimonious"= acid lik manners
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by ramyameruva

words are acid many of ous talk
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by sansecretcp

acrophobia

Short Definition : fear of heights

Definition
(noun) a morbid fear of great heights
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acrophobia

a crow phobia...crows live their lives at great heights
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by friendofafriend

ACRObat performs from great heights... PHOBIA means fear ACROPHOBIA = fear of heights
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by shobhit

a-crow, crow fly at a HEIGHT, phobia-fear hence easy to remember
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by dhruv

Imagine that u r sitting on a crow and flying in the air at gr8 heights. U fear when u look down due to acrophobia.
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by satish L

acro + phobia=height+fear
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by amitraheja2k4

"Acrophobia" == "Acro" ,, similar to "Aero" airplane ,,, people frightened in plane for high altitude , ,, ie fear of height
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by somabrata

acrimonious - acid + money. Feel bitter toward people with money.
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by mylist

a crow height phobia(fear in tennali tamil movie)
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by sansecretcp

actuarial

Short Definition : calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics

Definition
(adj) of or relating to the work of an actuary
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for actuarial

dont give me rough value give me actual value by "calculating" it
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by rahulbest

actuarial sounds like factorial which implies doing calculation.
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by pinki6

actual+arial=caluclating the cost of ARial
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by meduriswetha

act-tutorial actuarial doing math stuff calculating
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by it's_me

Actual - as in calculating as actual
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by manveetsingh

sounds like calcutarial
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by italyazzurre44

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by mohit_kanwar

see 'actu' sounds like 'accu'RATE+'T'rial'(trail common word meaning test)so read it as 'acuurate test'
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by bharath8421

imagine that you are about to jump of a helicopter.. u calculate the ACTUAL ARIAL distance and time it takes u to fall down and hence determine if u die or not...
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by abhigyan91

"actual"+"real"we get actual real value only by calculation
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by ankitha

a person qualified to calculate commercial risks and probabilities involving uncertain future events, esp in such contexts as life assurance
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by tpant

factorial calculation regarding to insurance company
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by sansecretcp

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