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countenance

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the appearance conveyed by a person's face
Synonyms : visage
Example Sentence
  • a pleasant countenance
  • a stern visage

Definition
(noun) formal and explicit approval
Example Sentence
  • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

Definition
(noun) the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
Synonyms : kisser , mug , phiz , physiognomy , smiler , visage

Definition
(verb) consent to, give permission
Synonyms : allow , let , permit
Example Sentence
  • She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband
  • I won't let the police search her basement
  • I cannot allow you to see your exam

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for countenance

(count+ten) A ten year old kid is learning how to count upto 10 and his dad's countenance gave kid a lot of encouragement
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by kingkoti

as a noun ....COUNT the no. of TENANts FACE yu can see
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by imajeeth

Countenance : Count to ten --- small boy was counting form 1 to ten.he got tired. His dad ALLOWED him 2 go to play which changed d appearance of the son's face into a smiley face
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by balajicoolstar

Count the issues we must take a stance for & approve of or tolerate. ALSO count the faces of depair seen in their expressions.
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by Marise

1. Count down to the end of patience. 2. Count the number of tenants.
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by subhasish

countenance = count ten & hence see your angry will decrease.
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by shaktipada

COUNT the money given my TENANT and then APPROVE for staying
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by l.k.sandra

covetous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
Synonyms : envious , jealous
Example Sentence
  • he was never covetous before he met her
  • jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions
  • envious of their art collection

Definition
(adj) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
Example Sentence
  • they are avaricious and will do anything for money
  • casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields
  • a grasping old miser
  • grasping commercialism
  • greedy for money and power
  • grew richer and greedier
  • prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for covetous

covetous = split it as cove(love) + to + US ; because of excessive greed and the love for money covetous people go to USA. i remembered like that.
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by maheshagurla

karan johar is covetous about kareena kapoor
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by anudeep meka

winners are always greedy (/ covetous \)to win the COVETED titles/cups. ...................................... also ............ In media reports, sports news are always like --> a competition for The "COVETED" title/cup.
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by mohanster

Covetousness is one of the seven deadly sins described in bible http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_deadly_sins#Greed
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by rotten

cove(cover)+tous(others)-cover others property
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by satheish

Split it as COVE(love) TOwards US $ (dollar).
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by mustanggt800

"covet all lose all"
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by salini

covet means desire or dream ...
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by ipavan57

come(cov)+to+us -- you are trying to bring something to you
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by vishal733

bush was so greedy or jealous that he cover whole of US
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by iet.saket@gmail.com

let us (ous) cover (cove) = we are greedy for it and want to occupy (cover) it.
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by maverickhunt

My friend Kavit [covet] is very much greedy.
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by HimanshuJainshweta

cope with others=covetous
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by mmi

covet means to desire or long for or crave something immoderately to the point of jealousy and envy and insatiably
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by fahad18g

cower

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) crouch or curl up
Synonyms : huddle
Example Sentence
  • They huddled outside in the rain

Definition
(verb) show submission or fear
Synonyms : crawl , creep , cringe , fawn , grovel

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cower

A coward cowers from fear while the bold and the brave do not.
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by srinpraveen

Cower sounds like "cover." If you are escaping from someone, you will try to cover yourself in fear.
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by itspossible

a cow+er—a COWard person LACKS COURAGE
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by nikhilparasher

one who faces COW(animal or above word)
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by swap.kamble

cozen

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) be false to; be dishonest with
Synonyms : deceive , delude , lead on

Definition
(verb) act with artful deceit
Definition
(verb) cheat or trick
Example Sentence
  • He cozened the money out of the old man

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cozen

Instead of a DOZEN, he took 13 bananas, cheating the shopkeeper.
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by userdce

Opposites of sajjan- dur-jjan or ku-jan
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by bugmenot

my cousin cozen me and stole my zen
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by harneet_9

My Co (Company) promised to give me a Zen Car but later denied.
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by thyabhay

C contents are responsible for ozone layer depression so cozen is cheat done by developed countries about Carbon emission.
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by faisal_rabbi04

C(carbon is represented as C in chemistry)+OZONE....instead of maintaining OZONE layer in the atmosphere, we are giving CARBON...by doing this we are CHEATING ourselves and nature.....
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by nileshdive

from cozen we can have doze-ppl cheat when u doze off a little
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by sai dasika

in the periodic table after cobalt(CO) and zinc(ZN) if we MIS a few places we get LEAD.so its MISLEAD, makes sense?
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by tonymontana

craven

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an abject coward
Synonyms : poltroon , recreant

Definition
(adj) lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful
Synonyms : recreant
Example Sentence
  • the craven fellow turned and ran
  • a craven proposal to raise the white flag
  • this recreant knight

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for craven

craven -- is the opposite of 'brave'.
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by Administrator

Craven sounds like Cita + RAVana => Ravana was a coward man!!! he proved it by taking away Cita/Sita in absence of Ram.
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by bharathn1017

craven - relate with cave + in. You hide in cave if your are coward (in a jungle)
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by sanchit

one who keeps craving but doesn't do anything
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by 1.6k

cowards HAVE ALWAYS craven(LONGED FOR) FOR LOVE!
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by viren

craven == crave sounds like grave .. grave makes you coward
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by sat_jag

c + raven (bird)...the craven cat was to afraid (coward) to chase the raven.
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by tenos

My friend Raven acts like she is confident and brave BUT she is just the opposite!
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by Marise

craven—crave+n CRAVE means to have a great desire for something, so CRAVEN means not having desire for something, so LACKING IN COURAGE, so CRAVEN, just take the N in opposite sense
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by nikhilparasher

c+ravan;see ravan acted cowardly by kidnapping seeta..
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by jaiganesh

Craven with a c is opposite of brave with a b. Craven person too quickly starts thinking of grave.
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by fahad18g

credence

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true
Synonyms : acceptance
Example Sentence
  • he gave credence to the gossip
  • acceptance of Newtonian mechanics was unquestioned for 200 years

Definition
(noun) a kind of sideboard or buffet
Synonyms : credenza

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for credence

sounds like "confidence". If you have the confidence in someone, you have belief in him. People believe you after seeing your CREDENCE+tial = credential
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by cp.jethani

CREDENCE: should be or is "cred"-ible
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by neon8wolf

relate as Evidence : when u have evidence for something.then it has to be.."believable and should be accepted as true"
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by mayank2nsitmpae

CRED means to believe so, credo, credible, credence, credit, credential, credulity, incredulous, creed, incredible all are associated with believe.
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by aman_ali_786

credence is from credential...eg what are your credentials...i.e "trustworthiness"
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by vivekimmortal

sounds like credit...you give credit to some person when you have faith in him...or belief in him...credence means give credit by believing...
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by jatan0505

certain CREatures from forrest or outerspace DANCE well... that is supposed to be a BELIEF. :P
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by sarath_smile

C(see)+REDance....I can see red flower even n a desert because I BELIEVE....
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by nileshdive

CREED+DANCE .... we creed in hrithik's dances, we know that he dance well...
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by Ashishbaldwa

C+re+dance Due to belief based on evidence Group C was asked to dance again. So they said C re dance
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by ankitunique

Credentials provide a basis for confidence of belief in someone. Credentials can help lend credibility and credence to a person's claims.
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by waytogo

u give ur credentials to a person u BELIEVE in or have FAITH in.
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by RajeshBorkar

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