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Short Definition : hard; inflexible

(noun) very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
Synonyms : diamond

(adj) impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason
Example Sentence
  • he is adamant in his refusal to change his mind
  • Cynthia was inexorable; she would have none of him
  • an intransigent conservative opposed to every liberal tendency

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adamant

A+DAM+ant...A DAM IS GENERALLY INFLEXIBLE AND HARD so vehicles can pass through it.
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by preetisoni2411

adam+ant...adam is comparing with the ant and saying he is hard and inflexible than the ant
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by jaga

adam.....adam Gillcrist(aus player)...hitting every ball so "hard" making them to six...
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by rahulbest

Adiyal Man is always: hard, immovable, inflexible, relentless, rigid, stony, stubborn, unbendable, unyielding...
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by gatz_funky

sounds like A DIAMOND.....hence it means hard,inflexible.....
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by nileshdive

A dam - kind of like I dont give a dam... attitude of inflexible people
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by Aditya Parihar

it sounds like sediment so its a kinda rocky layer so adamant is hard and flexible..
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by ravikishore_anchala

A DAM wont even let an ANT to pass
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by shobhit

A+DAM+ANT- means ek HARD chinti in hindi
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by abhims2

adamant : ada('to stop' in hindi) + mant('no' in hindi , 'n' silent).As the thing is hard and inflexible dont stop it to move.
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by vinayak.pawar

"ada"(women in telugu)"man"(man in english).a man finds woman as hard and inflexible person
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by ankitha

adamant ~ a + diamond : diamond is a very hard substance and hence we can't break it easily. Similarly, adamant person is one whom we can't persuade easily.
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by editor1


Short Definition : make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.

(verb) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
Synonyms : accommodate
Example Sentence
  • Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country

(verb) adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions
Synonyms : adjust , conform
Example Sentence
  • We must adjust to the bad economic situation

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adapt

A(according)+dep(devloping) you are trying to devlop your self according to requirment.
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by preetisoni2411

Ad (advertisement) +apt (suitable)= something which is suitable for an occasion.
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by Burnwal.sourav

Ad (advertisement) +apt (suitable)= something which is suitable for an occasion.
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by Burnwal.sourav


Short Definition : addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)

(noun) textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end
Synonyms : postscript , supplement

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for addendum

addendum can be broken down to Add-End-Um. It is to be written at the end of the text; appendix
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by itspossible

add+end+um...anything added in the end of the book.
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by nehaMD

"Add" to the "End"
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by mehta.mit09


Short Definition : compulsive habitual need

(noun) being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
(noun) an abnormally strong craving
(noun) (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master
Example Sentence
  • under Roman law addiction was the justification for slavery

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for addiction

diction sounds like fiction.reading fiction stories became a compulsary habbit to me to read until i will complete the book.
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by meduriswetha

"ad+dict+ion" - dict means say, so saying yes to some habit is addicted to that habit
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by dgsenthilkumar

addiction has the word dict from dictator
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by priyavanjeri

Hookers get addicted to A dick ( similar pronunciation to Addict.
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by davidzws


Short Definition : make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)

(verb) mix up or confuse
Synonyms : muddle , puddle
Example Sentence
  • He muddled the issues

(verb) become rotten
Example Sentence
  • addled eggs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for addle

addle can be heard as "add----all" ,so add all and get confused
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by j.anirudh

ADDLE ~ sounds like riddle which is usually confusing and hence we get confused.
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by sandysuhy

Ad + dull..for a dull person everything is confusing...
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i am a fool=addle
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by uday kumar

addle-baddle (hindi meaning on one side and then on other side) so someone who goes on changing sides
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by userdce

a+ dull : rotten eggs always look dull.
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by mehramansi

Addle sounds like idle. If something is idle for a long time, such as food it becomes rotten.
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by itspossible

addle sounds like idle ; idle means sitting without any work and hence as if confused by something.
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by it's_me

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by italyazzurre44


Short Definition : direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech

(noun) (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
(noun) the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with
(noun) the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
Synonyms : speech
Example Sentence
  • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets

(noun) the manner of speaking to another individual
Example Sentence
  • he failed in his manner of address to the captain

(noun) a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described
(noun) written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
(noun) the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball
(noun) social skill
Synonyms : savoir-faire

(verb) speak to
Synonyms : turn to
Example Sentence
  • He addressed the crowd outside the window

(verb) give a speech to
Synonyms : speak
Example Sentence
  • The chairman addressed the board of trustees

(verb) put an address on (an envelope)
Synonyms : direct

(verb) direct a question at someone
(verb) address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question
(verb) greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name
Synonyms : call
Example Sentence
  • He always addresses me with `Sir'
  • Call me Mister
  • She calls him by first name

(verb) access or locate by address
(verb) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Synonyms : cover , deal , handle , plow , treat
Example Sentence
  • This book deals with incest
  • The course covered all of Western Civilization
  • The new book treats the history of China

(verb) speak to someone
Synonyms : accost , come up to

(verb) adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for address

add+dress i.e wearing good dress so as to spek in an interview
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by guptarohit87

ad + dress a dress made out of newspaper ads
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by LLPete

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