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accord

Short Definition : agreement

Definition
(noun) harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
Synonyms : agreement
Example Sentence
  • the two parties were in agreement

Definition
(noun) concurrence of opinion
Synonyms : accordance , conformity
Example Sentence
  • we are in accord with your proposal

Definition
(noun) a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
Synonyms : pact , treaty

Definition
(noun) sympathetic compatibility
Definition
(verb) go together
Example Sentence
  • The colors don't harmonize
  • Their ideas concorded

Definition
(verb) allow to have
Synonyms : allot , grant
Example Sentence
  • grant a privilege

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accord

sounds like ACC(ACCORDING)+cord(record)...well ACCORDING TO our RECORDS we are in agreement with our investors ,as where to invest their money.
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by preetisoni2411

agreement between father and son that he will buy accord (Honda Accord, car name)for his son if he scores top in his exams.
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by razzmatazz

I will do an agreement with you, only if you buy me a Honda Accord.
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by yuvraj

Ac->accept; Cord->bind with a cord. When you accept and tie it becomes agreement.
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by gem

Ac+ cord= here cord is a root word which means heart. which means commited from heart.
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by lakshmihs

accord ~ according to; Whenever you see "according to Newton's theory....", you agree whatever statement is mentioned there.
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by editor1

A CORD (rope) uniting their hands, they were in harmony as Queen and King.
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by otimuz

when there is formal agreement between two countries the agree that they will follow according to the law
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by santosh pokhrel

accost

Short Definition : approach and speak first to a person

Definition
(verb) speak to someone
Synonyms : address , come up to

Definition
(verb) approach with an offer of sexual favors
Synonyms : hook , solicit
Example Sentence
  • he was solicited by a prostitute
  • The young man was caught soliciting in the park

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accost

Accost=Ac(Acclerating)+Cost=>When cost shoots up in a shop, we as a person speaks with the shopkeeper to reduce the cost.Hence we iniciate the talk
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by gem

accost ~ sounds like at any cost. I will approach and speak to her at any cost.
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by chandrima

There is A COST to pay for speaking to the woman of my dreams first !
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by otimuz

accost = accooo ..remember hindi serial chandrakanta .. two aiyars used to report directly this guy before speaking to others
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by rachit.singh

A.ccost= Approach to the coast[seashore]
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by ehsan.m

accoutre

Short Definition : equip; N. accoutrement

Definition
(verb) provide with military equipment
Synonyms : accouter

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accoutre

couture means dress ,accoutre means furnish with dress or equipment;to equip or to attire
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by noops

accoutre ~ sounds like encounter..... imagine cops often need to be well equipped (accoutred) during encounter.
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by Administrator

accouture...well u al must b aware f haute couture-whch is a busines f fashionable n expensive clothes 4 women..in whch womens take part in fashion showz wid wel equipd dress...so basically couture counts for well equipped dresses
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by vaibhavagar

accoutre: sounds like "scouts" , hence scouts students shld be trained with equipments.
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by sandysuhy

accoutre sounds like a scooter ..imagine a security scooter EQUIPPED WITH GUNS AND GRENADES.
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by abercrombie

Think of ACCOUTRED. When Ricky Ponting was OUT, He became RED with anger(out-red,catch my drift? :O) and threw His EQUIPMENT at the TV set.
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by fanatic

accoutre= when a person have to go in court he have to be in well dressed
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by kishanbarai

sound like scooter.. well equip
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by mahaveerjain

"accourte":ac+courte(court) so a cour t is surrounded with cop's for security purpose..
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by sandeep12

coutre means dress, you can remember it by 'haute couture' which means elegant dressing.
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by mohanster

a scooter is equip with a extra Tyre
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by aziz

ac (act) coutre (torture) = to act to torture you need to equip with military...
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by supal

accoutre= ac(eak=1) + coutre(quater=home), i.e ! quater is surrounded by military who are EQUIPPED with arms.
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by deepakranamech

accoutre sounds like a coup equips with guns and grenades.
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by mylist

http://duvallleatherwork.com/-strse-58/Union-US-Federal-American/Detail.bok
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by vikas023

Accoutre Sounds like a Scooter - A scooter full(well Equiped) of latest Technologies like GPS etc.
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by Gaurav.Chaudhary

police ac+court will be fully equiped
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by sansecretcp

accretion

Short Definition : growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete

Definition
(noun) an increase by natural growth or addition
Synonyms : accumulation

Definition
(noun) something contributing to growth or increase
Example Sentence
  • he scraped away the accretions of paint
  • the central city surrounded by recent accretions

Definition
(noun) (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases
Definition
(noun) (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles
Definition
(noun) (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment
Definition
(noun) (law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accretion

Accretion sounds like Errection,,, so u r dik grows in size during an errection
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by saurabhkumar87

ACCRETION sounds like secretion which gives an idea of growth in size.
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by sandysuhy

accretion ~ add + creation , this addition to creation leads to growth
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by cs03423

Ac-creation
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by priyavanjeri

University gets accreditation as it grows and improves
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by subhasish

Ac-creation
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by priyavanjeri

Accleration.. which is GROWTH in velocity
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by yourbikash

Accretion -> no excretion , so accumulation
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by manveetsingh

ACCRETE:pronounce it somethinglike increse that implies naturally growth
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by shravan kumar

ACCRETION = ACCESSION + ADDITION.
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by dshefman

ac-accellerate ceration -sounds like creation....expand creation expand growth
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by italyazzurre44

Accretion (a gradual increase of wealth by unfair means)
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by sxangel

Similar to ACCRUAL: (of sums of money or benefits) received by someone in regular or increasing amounts over time.
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by logintel

accretion: consider opp of excretion(to remove)..accretion - add and grow big
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by Venu.D

Accretion (sounds like) A+CONSTRUCTION --> building up
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by pingu

extra attention is necessary so it is needed to be increased
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by kishanbarai

ac + erection - increase by natural growth
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by sansecretcp

accrue

Short Definition : come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual

Definition
(verb) grow by addition
Example Sentence
  • The interest accrues

Definition
(verb) come into the possession of
Synonyms : fall
Example Sentence
  • The house accrued to the oldest son

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accrue

sounds like AKDU(hindi...means haughty)....so a person becomes akdu when he gains a lot
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by nehaMD

Sounds like 1 crore, one who has 1 crore bucks will do the following :acquire, amass, collect, earn, gain, grow, increase, multiply, redound, snowball, swell, these are the synonyms of ACCRUE
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by gatz_funky

accrue sounds like acquire... accrue wealth acquire wealth gain wealth
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by nakul.1690

Accrue means accumulate,increase,mount up,amass..And sounds like a-crew and crew means: all the people working on a ship, plane, etc.. so remember it with crew members who accumulate food, other necessary things while they sail..
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by gatz_funky

a+crew(crew-group),now we can memorise it as ,an ADDITIONAL crew member comes in the plane.
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by maleceleb

A+Crow: a crow accrue pebbles to drink water from jar.
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by srksameer

process of accumulation
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by tpant

acerbity

Short Definition : bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)

Definition
(noun) a sharp bitterness
Definition
(noun) a sharp sour taste
Synonyms : tartness

Definition
(noun) a rough and bitter manner
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acerbity

acer( SIR)+bity(BITE)...well your boss(SIR) is using BITTER WORDS FOR YOU,what are you thinking??(man to karta hai KACCHA BITE (kha) jauo)
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by preetisoni2411

acerbity - sounds like a celibrity. celibrities are sweet talking. so a+cerbity will be opposite...bitter
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by kalyan02

a + cerbity (in hindi language sharbati means sweet solution) and 'a' shows negation hence its like something which is not sweet hence bitter.
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by Progress

acerbity-the root word is latin-"acer",which means sour or bitter
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by Revathyy

bity there gives some idea of bitterness
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by yashwanth

ACER laptops!!! sounds sarcastic, Ppl dnt buy them much,rather prefer IBM,HP,SONY laptops... don't they?
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by gatz_funky

Acerbic....u can relate it to acid...which is bitter
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by itskhush.gupta

Ace+ bity: acetic acid is sour and bitter in taste, so, bitterness/sour in speech and temper
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by nikhilparasher

like acid bite
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by ok_2pro

ACER(laptop)+BEATy...when you BEAT someone by ACER laptop...it will be harsh,bitter....
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by nileshdive

Aseh-bhi thi
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by priyavanjeri

ace + bitchy >>> ekk number ki bitchy ladki hai woh... TALKS BITTER ABOUT PEOPLE..
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by RajeshBorkar

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