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xenophobia

Short Definition : fear or hatred of foreigners; N. xenophobe

Definition
(noun) a fear of foreigners or strangers
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for xenophobia

Break it like X +ENO +Phobia . ENO stands for English national opera.. Phobia means an extreme fear of a particular thing or situation. Means one who hates ENO (foreign culture). means dislike or fear of foreigners
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by vijaychauhan55

there is a serial called PRINCESS XENON a warrior princess.. she fights for her country from others .. i.e, foreigners.. this can go hand in hand with the word's meaning
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by swetha05

xeno-phobia . If you extract the letter x from xeno, it becomes Eno, an Antacid, which is taken after you have indigestion caused by consuming alien food...the stomach fears the extraneous.
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by beegle

Zen -is a indian meditative technique taken to foreign lands like china and japan.Hence xenophobia.
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by rakei

yen

Short Definition : strong desire; longing; urge; Ex. yen for travel

Definition
(noun) a yearning for something or to do something
Synonyms : hankering

Definition
(noun) the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen
Definition
(verb) have a desire for something or someone who is not present
Synonyms : ache , languish , pine , yearn
Example Sentence
  • She ached for a cigarette
  • I am pining for my lover

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for yen

see the similarity in the words yen n yearn
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by ready4gre

yen--It is also the currency of japan , imagine you are having a strong desire of going to japan and get some yen's from there.
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by preetisoni2411

yen--sounds like young.normally young people have a strongest desire to acheive sumthing in their life.
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by meduriswetha

YEN is money so everybody has strong inclination towards it.
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by shaktipada

Yen, the monetary unit of Japan, can be used with the number ten, so that it can be said... that will be ten yen... and so on.
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by editor1

yeoman

Short Definition : man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer

Definition
(noun) officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch
Definition
(noun) in former times was free and cultivated his own land
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for yeoman

yeo(young)+man.....so a middle class young man who owns a farm.
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by preetisoni2411

May b this wud help: YE-O-MAN : MAN-OF-YEAR , the man of the year award goes to a middle class man and U wud be amazed to know dat he is a farmer !
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by gatz_funky

relate with yo-man . A self satisfied middle class farmer always says yo man.
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by sandeep048

Yeoman=young + man ..There was a young man in the movie who always wanted to live independently… so he refused to become a servant and he took some loan and owned a piece of land to cultivate independently ..dis is the meaning.
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by vijaychauhan55

Yeoman can be compared to ploughman. A yeoman is someone who owns a piece of land and is free to cultivate it, while a ploughman makes one's way laboriously. They are both, therefore using physical resources.
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by editor1

The republic of YEMEN is a very SMALL PLACE
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by NelsonNishanth

yield

Short Definition : amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender

Definition
(noun) production of a certain amount
Synonyms : output

Definition
(noun) the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property
Synonyms : issue , payoff , proceeds , return , take , takings
Example Sentence
  • the average return was about 5%

Definition
(noun) an amount of a product
Synonyms : fruit

Definition
(noun) the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)
Synonyms : output , production
Example Sentence
  • production was up in the second quarter

Definition
(verb) be the cause or source of
Synonyms : afford , give
Example Sentence
  • He gave me a lot of trouble
  • Our meeting afforded much interesting information

Definition
(verb) end resistance, as under pressure or force
Synonyms : give way
Example Sentence
  • The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram

Definition
(verb) give or supply
Synonyms : generate , give , render , return
Example Sentence
  • The cow brings in 5 liters of milk
  • This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn
  • The estate renders some revenue for the family

Definition
(verb) give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
Synonyms : cede , concede , grant

Definition
(verb) give in, as to influence or pressure
Synonyms : relent , soften

Definition
(verb) move in order to make room for someone for something
Synonyms : ease up , give , give way , move over
Example Sentence
  • The park gave way to a supermarket
  • `Move over,' he told the crowd

Definition
(verb) cause to happen or be responsible for
Synonyms : give
Example Sentence
  • His two singles gave the team the victory

Definition
(verb) be willing to concede
Synonyms : concede , grant
Example Sentence
  • I grant you this much

Definition
(verb) be fatally overwhelmed
Synonyms : succumb

Definition
(verb) bring in
Synonyms : bear , pay
Example Sentence
  • interest-bearing accounts
  • How much does this savings certificate pay annually?

Definition
(verb) be flexible under stress of physical force
Synonyms : give
Example Sentence
  • This material doesn't give

Definition
(verb) cease opposition; stop fighting
Definition
(verb) consent reluctantly
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for yield

Yield sounds similar to field. A field is an area where crop is grown, and yield is the amount of crop produced in it as an outcome of one's effort.
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by preetisoni2411

yi +eld ..eld means elder so if younger brother asks you for sumthing expensive u will refuse to buy that but when ur parent force you to buy tht 4 him you can’t oppose them..wht do u do at tht time u just give up or surrender…
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by vijaychauhan55

When you cannot shield, you then yield to force.
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by eric0109

When you YIELD to your enemy, you bend your back and bow them.
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by eric0109

yoke

Short Definition : join together; unite; N: crossbar used to joining two draft animals

Definition
(noun) fabric comprising a fitted part at the top of a garment
Definition
(noun) an oppressive power
Example Sentence
  • under the yoke of a tyrant
  • they threw off the yoke of domination

Definition
(noun) two items of the same kind
Synonyms : brace , couple , couplet , distich , duad , duet , duo , dyad , pair , span , twain , twosome

Definition
(noun) a pair of draft animals joined by a yoke
Example Sentence
  • pulled by a yoke of oxen

Definition
(noun) support consisting of a wooden frame across the shoulders that enables a person to carry buckets hanging from each end
Definition
(noun) a connection (like a clamp or vise) between two things so they move together
Synonyms : coupling

Definition
(noun) stable gear that joins two draft animals at the neck so they can work together as a team
Definition
(verb) become joined or linked together
Definition
(verb) link with or as with a yoke
Synonyms : link
Example Sentence
  • yoke the oxen together

Definition
(verb) put a yoke on or join with a yoke
Example Sentence
  • Yoke the draft horses together

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for yoke

sounds like "yolk" which is egg-yolk and which joins the parts of egg (egg white, yellow yolk, white yolk) togther
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by cp.jethani

yoke sounds like coke and everyone has seen the advertisement coke k saath dost free therefore it brings you together it means unite you.
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by regalia201

yoke: replace y with j joke, you know a joke and a laugh brings, joins people together.
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by it's_me

Yoke means join together and it sounds like rock In a hilly area we cut the rocks to made roads and these roads connect hilly area to the rest of the world so we use rock to yoke.
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by vijaychauhan55

Yoke is similar to stoke. Yoke is the harness for oxen and stoke is to tend and fuel a fire, both having a utility.
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by editor1

yoke sounds like LOCK. Lock your hands with clamp.means join together
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by kinnari

yoke sounds like 'jog' in bangla. which means to add.
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by tamz_rulz

yokel

Short Definition : rustic; country bumpkin;

Definition
(noun) a person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture
Synonyms : bumpkin , chawbacon , hayseed , hick , rube , yahoo

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for yokel

sound like LOCAL..a local person who visits foreign countries is a rustic
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by nileshdive

yokel looking like gokul remember with gokul
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by vijaychauhan55

sounds like yorker ball to a cricketer...who is country's bumpkin or immature..inexpericed
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by meetrahulkhandelwal

Yokel can be linked to yoke(device to join two farm animals,so they can work together)..so yoke is related to farms and yokel would mean rustic
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by anshulnirvana

Bina AKAL(brains) ka aadmi is YOKEL
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by bugmenot

Yokel sounds like the guttural laugh of a Hick.
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by dshefman

Can be linked with a person always yawning who is naturally a non interesting person
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by satyats

dudes y dont u take it like this imageine someone actually having their intellegence inside a egg yoke
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by vivekkarumudi

a person who eats only egg yokes is strong but very dumb. he must live in a chicken farm to eat only eggs which means he is unaware of the city culture.
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by harsha00711

Yokel sounds like total...a person who is a total fumbler.
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by editor1

joker
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by friendofafriend

YOKEL = A person who is joked by every one in town is surely a unsmart village boy.
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by shaktipada

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