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arduous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
Example Sentence
  • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
  • a grueling campaign
  • hard labor
  • heavy work
  • heavy going
  • spent many laborious hours on the project
  • set a punishing pace

Definition
(adj) taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
Synonyms : straining , strenuous
Example Sentence
  • his final, straining burst of speed
  • a strenuous task
  • your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here

Definition
(adj) difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill
Example Sentence
  • the arduous work of preparing a dictionary

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for arduous

arduous = read it as: "hard to do for us"
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by aka.bhagvanji

(h)ard + u (you) + ous (we); This work is very difficult and required full of hard work from us and your side.
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by Administrator

aath(8)+dus(10):lot of hard work so v require 8 or ten ppl
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by K.NAGAABHISHEK

It takes a large amount of effort to maintain a pregnancy, especially when the baby is DUE. It's very arDUous
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by itspossible

Art's climb up the mountain was a duel. Art's climb up the mountain was 'Artduelous'
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by memory man

argot

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Synonyms : cant , jargon , lingo , patois , slang , vernacular
Example Sentence
  • they don't speak our lingo

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for argot

argot - it is the j'ar'gon that we 'got' here that no other person understands
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by carbonmonoxide

argot ~ ar + got (goat); when our goat says "meh...mheh...meh..." we cannot understand its lingo - only other goats can understand it. So, argot is a lingo only small group of people (here goats) can understand.
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by sridharc

ar+got(goat).. if a few GOATs say 'arrr arrr' instad of the usual 'mheh mheh'. it will be a slang (argot) in their world..;)
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by yourbikash

goat:mehehehehe me:arr.. goat:mehehhe me:arr tu dusre goatsehi baat kar me: :P
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by ashu_wanna_own_gre

arraign

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) call before a court to answer an indictment
Definition
(verb) accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for arraign

To rain charges on someone
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by AndrewVarghese

arraign= err+ again.u hv made an ERR again, so this time i will not excuse u,this time u will be CHARGED IN THE COURT.
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by deepakranamech

arr(sounds like ERR means error)+ rain...when you are going to walk without an umbrella thats your error is charged to your parents.....
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by bimal03

arraign ~ an error again; imagine you wrote some computer program which is giving you error again and again.. so you are called by your boss (kind of court) for punishment.
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by yokel

you first ARRANGE the suspects in front of the judge and start accusing them
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by shaan123

AR(arrogantly)+REIGN(rule)...people who rule arrogantly and take law into their hands should be brought before a court.......
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by nileshdive

(ARRested+Rain) imagine a fellow arrested coz hes drenching in rain..how silly it is!!! thats y it is easy to remember..hope this might help u out..
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by baddu

your reign as the mob leader will end!
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by karenrw

Concentrate on rain. Nowadays v accuse that rain s inadequate
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by s.c.harish

police arrest, so court could arraign
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by kalshiz

asinine

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) devoid of intelligence
Synonyms : fatuous , inane , mindless , vacuous

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for asinine

if u get NINE out of ASI(80) u r surely an ASININE(stupid)
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by mit006

Sounds like ASS+NINE = as FOOLISH as nine ASSES
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by tanay

sounds like ASIN(gajini actress) + MINE ...if u tell ppl that asin is mine, they will call u stupid.
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by karthikarao

as(ASS)+inine; focus on ass - A TYPE OF DONKEY AND DONKEYS OR ASS ARE GENERALLY STUPID in nature.
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by preetisoni2411

asinine:asin(south actress)is a stupid actress
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by nihari309

A fool teaching a ASS how to speak NINE.
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by userdce

as(s)-i-nine. So if some one is 9 times ass(dunkey), surely he is stupid
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by rhasan

no matter how much u tell an ASS 'IN IN' it ultimately understands an 'out' because it is an asinine.
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by mit006

Nine ball playing requires holes. So Ass+Nine =Ass+hole =Asshole
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by shadip

When you commit "a-sin" & you say you did "nine" of them, you surely are "stupid"
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by sonalrulzzzz

asiNINE-nine, thenumber that represents the nuetral gender.people with this gender generally act stupid..im sorry ,if it is stupid..hehehe
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by sriharisharma

asinine means a +sin + nine.person who is doing sine again and again for nine times he is stupid.....
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by sumi12344

askance

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
Example Sentence
  • her eyes with their misted askance look
  • sidelong glances

Definition
(adv) with suspicion or disapproval
Example Sentence
  • he looked askance at the offer

Definition
(adv) with a side or oblique glance
Example Sentence
  • did not quite turn all the way back but looked askance at me with her dark eyes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for askance

askance.. reminds u of the word GLANCE..so when u want to glance at someone , u look SIDEWAYS or give a INDIRECT LOOK..
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by kvsharat

When you want to take a girl out for a date and are very hesitant to ask her about it, then you make up your mind and ASK her with a glANCE..i.e not looking directly into her eyes...hence ASKANCE is looking sideways or indirectly.
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by dornap

ASKew + glANCE
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by userdce

ASKANCE = ASKEW
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by dshefman

ask+an(ANN)+ce(SE) ...if something happens..and u suspect ann....but since you are angry on her ,you dont want to talk and look at her ,so u take your friend help .you say him"ask ann se bhai" kahi usne to nahi kiya ye sab.
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by preetisoni2411

u r viewing her with suspicion
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by preetisoni2411

so here u are indirectly...looking at her or in other u are viewing
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by preetisoni2411

when u dont know an answer in exam u look here n der to ask someone...ASKance
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by prathima1990

asperity

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) something hard to endure
Example Sentence
  • the asperity of northern winters

Definition
(noun) harshness of manner
Synonyms : sharpness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for asperity

Asperity can be thought of as A spear with severity. i.e Sharpness
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by gforce19

asperity = austerity; meanings are also same.
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by rizvi

As+per+IT(software industry)is well known for their harshness in layoff
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by r_saurabh

aspiri + ty : aspiriN; ASPIRIN - IS given when there is SEVERE pAIN OR headache;
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by preetisoni2411

ASPIRIN....aspirin is a drug taken to get rid of headache....hence when life brings ASPERITY(headache) in your life you take ASPIRIN....
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by nileshdive

as+per+it+y.. as per it is.. anyway it maybe, you have to endure it, even if it's too harsh
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by yourbikash

asPERIty- chk the word PERI,peri,take it as perinial.perinial ,means highest point,thats the tip.how is a tip? Ans-its sharp.
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by sriharisharma

ASPerity has asp(venomous snake) in it. So features of asp i.e sharpness, roughness. If it bites we will have 'SEVERE' consequences
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by Nagakishore

Remember in Dumb and Dumber the ASPERITY of the ride to ASPEN on the scooter when Lloyd peed on Harry and they had icecicles in their noses.
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by dshefman

picture a woman beating someone over the head with ASPARAGUS.
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by Jackery

asperity= (as) as (per) per (ity) duty, it can be read as AS PER DUTY,so anyone who is in duty is naturally goes by the rules,harsh,severe.
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by ironman

Have aspri(N) + with ty(TEA) after a rough day at work/school!
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by pacdee

think about aspartic acid, PH is 4.0 midrange so is harsh,irritable
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by pacdee

acid se relate karo
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by amit_chauhan3011

Harshly said -> "As per tea you are not invited".
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by anujpathania

As + per + ty(the) rules. It is a phrase which is generally said in a harsh or critical tone.
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by Adrastos

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by nileshdive

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