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anathema

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a detested person
Synonyms : bete noire
Example Sentence
  • he is an anathema to me

Definition
(noun) a formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for anathema

sounds like ashwathema who had SOLEMN CURSE of Lord Krishna
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by ksameer_coep

ASTHMA...anathema...I hate asthma because it affects respiratory system....anathema also means curse....to have ASTHAMA is a kind of ANATHEMA....
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by nileshdive

anathema ~ anaath + ma; Being ANAATH or having no MAA is obviously a CURSE...
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by Administrator

ANA-THEMA..against the concept...hence it is disliked and disapproved
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by bungi

ana - teri(your) -ma (mother) - ki .... d person is cursing ana... sorry for abusive language :)
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by Aditya Parihar

Ana was cursed by them and other religious leaders.
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by Marise

Ana-the(di)-ma(mom) was a curse in relation between ana and me
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by Oooops

Ana+theme .. Another theme which u don like other than yours.. So you curse it..
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by Manikandan J

ANATHEMA -> an ANARACHIST detests government.
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by dshefman

Someone who does not respect national ANTHEM should be cursed.
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by paula_3004

anthem praises something, anathema is just the opposite.
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by souravkhanna

ANATHEMA<===> अभिशाप (pr. \\abhishap \\ )[Noun] Example:Caste system in Indian society has become an anathema.
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by tpant

anath means bastered everyone hates bastered thats y its slang
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by ashu_wanna_own_gre

anoint

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) choose by or as if by divine intervention
Example Sentence
  • She was anointed the head of the Christian fundamentalist group

Definition
(verb) administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
Synonyms : anele , embrocate , inunct , oil

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for anoint

an+oin+t...oin souds like oil.....and in rajasthan.....in some communities during weding they put oil on bridegroom and bride head before they get ready for wedding ceremony.as they consider it sacred
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by preetisoni2411

1.anoint rhymes with APPOINT..appoint as saint,holy person is to make him holy or beatify 2.anoint> AN+OIL > apply an oil to consecrate someone
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by ggauravr

an + oint ~ ointment; ointment ~ oil; some oil applied to hair.
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by gatz_funky

ANOINT<===> तेलाभिषेक करना (pr. \\telabhiShek karana \\ )[Noun]
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by tpant

antediluvian

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
Definition
(noun) a very old person
Synonyms : ancient

Definition
(adj) of or relating to the period before the biblical flood
Synonyms : antediluvial
Example Sentence
  • antediluvian man

Definition
(adj) so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period
Synonyms : antiquated , archaic
Example Sentence
  • a ramshackle antediluvian tenement
  • antediluvian ideas
  • archaic laws

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for antediluvian

Antediluvian = Aunty+de+luv..; Usually, Loving and Caring Aunties are OLD... very Old.. and hence the meaning..
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by aka.bhagvanji

ANTE== BEFORE DILUVIAN== DILUGE (FLOOD {BIBLICAL})means === extremely old fashioned
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by paradisial_sk

AUNTY+DIE+LAVIAN(apply)...hair die lagane wali aunty to obviously old hogi....
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by nileshdive

antediluvian ~ anti (against) + luv (love); If you are against love, you are probably a person with antediluvian thoughts.
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by gatz_funky

antediluvian=rhymes as: antique+to+everyone
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by pallavi_limat

concentrate on diluvian.it resembles alluvium,takes years to form alluvium deposits.hence ANCIENT and ANTIQUATED
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by elixir

Anti + di(2) + love = old ppl are against 2 loves.
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by abbaraju.pranith

ANTE-DIL-UVIAN: ante- against;dil-love;u-you; if ur against love, your propably oldfashioned or antique
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by mohit26041988

diluvian sounds like dravidian - ancient
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by vickyrs46

antipathy

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a feeling of intense dislike
Synonyms : aversion , distaste

Definition
(noun) the object of a feeling of intense aversion; something to be avoided
Example Sentence
  • cats were his greatest antipathy

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for antipathy

CAN REMEMBER IT AS OPPOSITE OF sympathy. RHYMING n OPPOSITE WORDS - antipathy n sympathy
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by viren

antipathy-- anti + path.. not on the same path due to a feeling of intense dislike.
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by seemakhatkar

if u can remember this like anti-pathy(desi),then a person who is anti to her pathy,is an opposition in the house as she dislikes him..hehehe...
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by sriharisharma

remember antipathy as anti party. in politics the people of anti-party are quite opposite in feeling
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by yokel

anti has aunty and pathy has husband...went aunty miz with husband der will b strong dislike ;)
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by Sunithcandor

anti to her pathi ( means husband in telugu and hindi )
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by abbaraju.pranith

word root approach : anti- "against" + root of pathos "feeling"
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by editor1

antipathy ~ anti + path; You always go against (anti) the path shown by your boss as you dislike him a lot.
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by editor1

ANTIPATHY<===> वैरभाव (pr. \\vairabhav \\ )[Noun] Example:She made no attempt to hide her feelings of antipathy towards him.
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by tpant

apathy

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
Definition
(noun) the trait of lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things generally
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for apathy

consider pathy==sympathy, there are two words. 1. antipathy = dislike 2. apathy = disinterested Since "anti" is stronger than "a".. disliking is 1 step above disinterested..
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by amandeepchugh

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by amitc1989

apathy sounds like chapathy means roti in hindi.so say i dont like chapathi i like breads only.
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by gbspaithan

a (negative) + pathy : root "pathy" means feeling as in sympathy; so apathy means having no feeling for others or lacking interest in something.
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by sanduja_arun

choosing "A"Path or "B" Path doesnot make anydifference(indifferent)
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by mailtosuka

Anti-symPATHY
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by Jackery

pathy+patni: panti(wife) is trying to attract pathy(husband). But he does not show any interest.
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by mvkinfo

APATHY<===> उदासीनता (pr. \\udasinata \\ )[Noun] Example:There is certain apathy about the economic condition among the public.
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by tpant

relate it to Apathetic-meaning indifferent
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by parneet13

aphorism

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a short pithy instructive saying
Synonyms : apophthegm , apothegm

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for aphorism

aphorism---> a + phrase..
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by vikas_the_cool

hey this is a good one aphostropy(sorry spelling might be wrong) is very small symbol but has a lot of meaning just like aphorism
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by wordsmania

APHORISM<===> कहावत (pr. \\kahavat \\ )[Noun] Example:Aphorisms contain general truth.
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by tpant

a + phor (for); Kids are generally taugt like "A for apple".. and there is a famous aphorism "An apple a day keeps the doctor away."
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by editor1

a+phase Remember Navjot Singh sidhu for his proverbs which he would give in the cricket commentary
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by Maheshjaju

ape hor(whore) ism is a whores theory, a short saying by a whore... ap(ape) hor(whore) ism....
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by souravkhanna

APHORISM can be split into "A(one)"+"SOPHOR/SOPHOS(wise)"+"ism"->which means a Wise Saying or Phrase
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by melancholica

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