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wiggle

Short Definition : wriggle; move from side to side with irregular twisting motions

Definition
(noun) the act of wiggling
Synonyms : squirm , wriggle

Definition
(verb) move to and fro
Synonyms : jiggle , joggle
Example Sentence
  • Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wiggle

A wig seller is moving around the market in a snake like fashion shouting "WIG LE" (take a wig in hindi)
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by hritupon

Wiggle is the same as ripple...they both are an irregular motion.
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by pushpa_edit

wiggle - syn:joggle which sounds like jogging means move to and fro.
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by nataraj_mnemonic

wiggle(giggle) when you giggle, u mouth twists from side to side
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by akanksha.sahu

willful

Short Definition : wilful; intentional; headstrong

Definition
(adj) done by design
Synonyms : wilful
Example Sentence
  • the insult was intentional
  • willful disobedience

Definition
(adj) habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for willful

wil+ful... full of will to do something..something intentional (done purposely).
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by preetisoni2411

will full...done with full will..totally intetional
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by jai ho

willowy

Short Definition : flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow

Definition
(adj) slender and graceful
Synonyms : gracile

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for willowy

remember the serial 'Will and Grace'
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by kmr.akhil

will+low+y..so a person whose WILL power is very low...HENCE FLEXIBLE...AND PLIANT.
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by preetisoni2411

willow: remember it as PILLOW which is flexible....
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by nari4ever94

Wallow means to roll about...a person who is WILLOWY can WALLOW easily coz he is lithe and slender
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by nileshdive

Willow (without the 'y')... is a tree which sways gracefully in the breeze.
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by pushpa_edit

if you want to play graceful shots in cricket !!!!!! you need a good"willow"
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by gurugre

willow y =pillow y..cos pillow is flexible
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by jai ho

wilt

Short Definition : loose freshness; droop

Definition
(noun) any plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling; usually caused by parasites attacking the roots
Synonyms : wilt disease

Definition
(noun) causing to become limp or drooping
Synonyms : wilting

Definition
(verb) lose strength
Example Sentence
  • My opponent was wilting

Definition
(verb) become limp
Synonyms : droop
Example Sentence
  • The flowers wilted

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wilt

Wilt and tilt sound the same and they both mean, to droop.
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by pushpa_edit

Sounds like Will it...will it loose its strength and disclose everything about the conspiracy to us?
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by hritupon

It's will to(WILLIT) withstand lossing strength
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by mamun_401@yahoo.com

Jus remove 'l' from wilt so its wit..this means knowledge..konwledge is always fresh as new things come in to existance...so WIL(loose)T so loosing knowledge i.e., loosing freshness..Simple!!
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by Austin99

wil t...if u r tired den u have to take tea.. I am tired i WIL take T
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by jai ho

wily

Short Definition : crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem

Definition
(adj) marked by skill in deception
Synonyms : crafty , cunning , dodgy , foxy , guileful , knavish , slick , sly , tricksy , tricky
Example Sentence
  • cunning men often pass for wise
  • deep political machinations
  • a foxy scheme
  • a slick evasive answer
  • sly as a fox
  • tricky Dick
  • a wily old attorney

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wily

wily - வில்லி... in tamil...villy means villain, artful, cunning
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by the suspect

sounds like willy which means someone who wants to fulfill his will by any means. He has to be clever to do so.
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by cp.jethani

Wiley Coyote tried to trick Road Runner. (cartoon)
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by melstra

WILY=WILling to trick people what anyone wants to have
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by mamun_401@yahoo.com

WILLY(a lot of will)...WILY people are cunning
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by nileshdive

Pronounced opposite..it is 'evil'
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by theShankmaster

its look lilly .lilly is crafty,artfull girl
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by yasaswi

wily is like witty witty ppl can be crafty, artful, cunning
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by SilverLines

sounds like silly(meaning foolish and dumb): so wily is the opposite of silly meaning artful and cunning.
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by muhammadbillal

wil+y : one who has a wil and can do anything to complete his wil, WILY
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by nikhilparasher

i will memorise it as WILLY as BILLY, as when billy mkes amew sound ,its very CUNNING to me.
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by deepakranamech

Wily and slily, both are similar and they mean, cunning.
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by pushpa_edit

it sounds like willy of willy wonka movie , in which he decepts people
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by gopikrish2000

wily( vie + lily ) : he vies but puts lily flower in ear... cunning
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by lifeavi

wily = (West Indies) + lying.west indies bowlers are always using tricky method to fool the opposition batsman.
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by shaktipada

wince

Short Definition : move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.

Definition
(noun) the facial expression of sudden pain
Definition
(noun) a reflex response to sudden pain
Synonyms : flinch

Definition
(verb) draw back, as with fear or pain
Synonyms : cringe , flinch , funk , quail , recoil , shrink , squinch
Example Sentence
  • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

Definition
(verb) make a face indicating disgust or dislike
Example Sentence
  • She winced when she heard his pompous speech

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wince

when opposite party WINS our faCES becomes wince
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by hritupon

Wince and pinch sound somewhat similar....you winced when you were pinched.
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by pushpa_edit

it is similarly to rinse ,rinse means drown up.So we will move back,or shrink because of fear.
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by yasaswi

Remember Expressions of Vince McMahon from WWE...So like the vince ..Wince
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by roger53

if vince mc man attacks u, u shrink
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by friendofafriend

when press people try to come close to PRINCE william.he WINCED.
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by pragati_gupta

wince:- win becomes cement i.e it becomes tough.
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by shaktipada

Think past tense of win is wince, now the win at past becomes discolour.
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by shaktipada

win ce ..to win position of chief engg u have to move back suddenly
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by jai ho

rinse you will move back in sudden fear on soap may fall in eyes
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by sansecretcp

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