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aspersion

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a disparaging remark
Synonyms : slur
Example Sentence
  • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
  • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility

Definition
(noun) an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
Definition
(noun) the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare)
Synonyms : sprinkling

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for aspersion

Sounds like ass-person, if you defame someone you make them look like an ass.

Another way to the say the same thing:
Make a person look like an ass by defaming them.
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by Yank

As + persion ~ Ass + person; calling someone As(s)pers[i]on means passing slanderous remark
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by abhims2

If you want to slander a person you say ASS to a PERSON
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by dilshad

assiduous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) marked by care and persistent effort
Synonyms : sedulous
Example Sentence
  • her assiduous attempts to learn French
  • assiduous research
  • sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for assiduous

assiduous+ass+in+the+dust.a donkey working hard in the dust.meaning hard working or industrious or diligent
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by logic87

if u get "assi" i.e 80%, u sure r a hardworkin nd ASSIduous :P
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by massb

as+Siduo+us: If you know the meaning of Sedulous, which means diligentm, hardworking. One can find the same word in Assiduous too. AS+SEDUOL+OUS. ASS is also a trigger, Hardworking as an ASS or a donkey
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by tenzingocha

Ass is donkey and donkey is hardworking.
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by sanjeev

if u get "assi" i.e 80% u Sure r hardworkin and ASSIduous
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by massb

assiduous= "as i am doing" persistant effort to master Vocab
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by buriro

diligent assitant
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by swang012

You hope your ASSIstant will work as ASSIDUOUSLY as an ASS.
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by dshefman

when u handle Acid then u show constant and careful attention
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by ankitkhandelwal2k

ass dual: like working your ass off,hardworking ,diligent,sedulous
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by laaptu

I will add to logic87, that acid means vigorous, so doing work vigorously ....
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by gatz_funky

assi + duous >> assi (in hindi 80), u do work with 80% efficiency.. means u r hardworking
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by RajeshBorkar

ass+i+do i work like an ass i.e. i am hard working
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by parthrsingh

dont know why does everyone use the word ASS for alll words,,as there are many words starting from that it leads to confusion..wake up guys
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by akshayakshay

sounds like ACID..acid must be handled with care and effort!
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by akshayakshay

spell it as assi dus so assi (80) + dus(10) - 90.. to get 90 % u hav to work hard!!
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by tushk1990

assuage

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
Example Sentence
  • She managed to mollify the angry customer

Definition
(verb) satisfy (thirst)
Synonyms : allay , quench , slake
Example Sentence
  • The cold water quenched his thirst

Definition
(verb) provide physical relief, as from pain
Synonyms : alleviate , palliate , relieve
Example Sentence
  • This pill will relieve your headaches

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for assuage

ass-usage in the toilet gives huge relief
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by vik24cool

ass means donkey... donkey's usage give huge relief from carrying loads
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by iet.saket@gmail.com

a+sewage provides the relief ;) hope u get it
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by ashay.ut

assuage .....sounds like AT YOUR AGE. imagine a nurse is ASSUAGING a 70 year old PATIENT and saying "AT YOUR AGE you should take some rest"
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by preetisoni2411

"as u (you) age ~ grow old" your excitement temper etc come down
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by kaarvannan

assuage>as+u+age.. The PAIN of your son's death will REDUCE in future as you age(become older)
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by paula_3004

hey angel.. think of assuage as ass+usage (while we do potty). we do feel relieved and satisfied right.
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by userdce

when somebody gives massage we feel relief and satisfied..keep it simple silly:)
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by worldisunderme

As Sewage- released waste is no waste in your house. Yey! What a relief.
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by otimuz

assuage: asoooage :: soothing
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by Venu.D

It sounds similar like Sausage ...So when you eat sausage u feel relief.
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by ajayrulez

it must be assured that aging people get assuage
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by machinist

ass + usage >>> ass usage is to sit on it... it provides relief from pain by providing cushion to our body..
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by RajeshBorkar

assuage
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by lee_siva89

We tend to feel "less pain" in our "ass" as we "age". assuage = to lessen the pain
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by omid605

astute

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
Synonyms : sharp , shrewd
Example Sentence
  • a smart businessman
  • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
  • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for astute

A(MEANS NOT)+STU(STUPID)..well think of someone who is NOT STUPID,MEANS he is very WISE ,AND INTELLIGENT.
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by preetisoni2411

Sounds like statue. some politicians are wise and shrewd to built their own statues. they clearly see the advantage.
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by pcsjith

It an also b remembered by ACUTE, that has the same meaning, sharp,shrewd.
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by gatz_funky

US+TUTE(teach)...when you ask someone to teach you, that person must be ASTUTE i.e having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one's advantage...
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by nileshdive

astute=ASs+CHUT someone who uses both efficiently is an astute
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by mit006

a + statue.. Mayawati installing so many of her statues.. she is really a wise and astute politician..
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by yourbikash

Astute read it as "A salute i.e. to get a salute for your efforts, you need to be shrewd, wise & sharp.
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by hitsgits

a stute ~ a status; to reach high status you has to be sharp and shrewd.
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by editor1

sounds like PROSTITUTE! they will b sharp enough ! ...to attract customers ;)
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by akshayakshay

asunder

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) widely separated especially in space
Example Sentence
  • as wide asunder as pole from pole

Definition
(adv) into parts or pieces
Synonyms : apart
Example Sentence
  • he took his father's watch apart
  • split apart
  • torn asunder

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for asunder

When u sit on something, as it is UNDER ur ASS it breaks apart due to pressure (ASUNDER> ASS+UNDER)
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by BNS

Entry of a + sunder(beautiful) girl can break boys hearts.
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by prats_rocks

UNDER your ASs ur body is DIVIDED into 2 parts into legs
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by mit006

Asunder reminds me the word Thunder. The result of thunder is everything breaks apart into many parts. In the same way Asunder means into parts, apart
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by yokel

if u remember this statement, famous one, "Under and apart "...im sure u can remember it...
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by sriharisharma

itne SUNDAR watch ko tod diya
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by ranjanron

a = thunder sunder sound like thunder so it seperates int
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by ravi_ram

remember the word thunder....(loud sound of a thunder broke my ear apart),,,
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by ranuclarke

atone

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) make amends for
Synonyms : aby , abye , expiate
Example Sentence
  • expiate one's sins

Definition
(verb) turn away from sin or do penitence
Synonyms : repent

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for atone

at+own(one) - he realised his mistake 'at' his 'own' and wanted to make amends for it..
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by karthipk

remember in the movie "king" brahmanandam scolds trisha AH TONE enti,later he AMENDS his words after nagarjuna beats him up! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! don't give mnemonics using stupid tamil (or what so ever those may be ) movies !!
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by yastej

atone ~ at stone; imagine someone throws a stone on (at)someone else and then realizes his mistake. So, he atones.
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by aman.khippal

When u use harsh words for ur girl ,later u REPENT for that before her with A TONE that sounds pleasing
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by BNS

A TONE- u gotta make amends in ur eating habits to tone up ur body..if u are fat
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by shivangi

He ATTAINED moxa by leaving his sins
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by ranjanron

AT-ON(c)E, your boyfriend is ready to "pay for" you. Also, AT-ON(c)E, u realize your mistakes & "make amendments for" it.
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by sonalrulzzzz

at+one(once) he realized his mistake n wanted to ammend for the same
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by sagar.kanani

One puts all the blames AT ONE
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by dilshad

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