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calumny

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions
Definition
(noun) an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for calumny

calumny, sounds like kalmuhi, which is a harsh remark given by a saas to her bahu. So its a kind of slander.
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by MAHIMA

rhymes with ALUMNI--imagine urself slandering n defaming some of ur cllg ALUMNI
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by soumen

calu-muy: calu means legs in kannada and mny sounds like muri which means to break ...parents will tel i ll BERAK UR LEG(CALUMNY) which is a SLANDER
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by kruthikamurthy

Calumny sounds like columns, imagine if some one write bad thind aboute you ll be defamed.
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by lakshmihs

Cal (californians) talk shit about NY (new yorkers)...SLANDER!!!!
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by jayTmoney

Calumni = Calikh malna on somebody's character
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by G_P

A calumny can upset a calm discourse.
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by thebookie3

This is along similar lines as to one above... "I considered it a CALUMNY when someone said I was an ALUM of CAL State."
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by bugmenot

calumny-sounds like alumnia who is the goal keeper of arsenal..he abuses the opposition team mates..
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by Ani

cALUMNY : criticise alumni. critise/bad remarks
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by balajicoolstar

CALUMNY ...Call Um n e name...pronounced Kaa Luhm nee
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by msrn

Calumny printed in newspaper column
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by rawaldelhi@gmail.com

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by vineethyoung

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by bugmenot

CALLUMNY= call+u+money,one can make wrong remarks on u for getting money,so its slandering.
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by alok1988

Remember, how they used to tie people who were accusing in something bad to the COLUMN of shame?
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by Anais-anais

Calumny - Think of a Column written about you that you are CALculating to steal MoNeY. Clearly a malicious lie.
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by xgator1992

friend calls u to ask (mny) sounds like money
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by blvrmanindra

canard

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a deliberately misleading fabrication
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for canard

Remember Kannad movies...their fighting is so unreal..false... so remember canard as being a false portrayal.
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by srnayak17

canard - can hard, it can hardly happen. It is exaggerated.
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by it's_me

Canarad--- Remember Narad Muni who use to spread false rumours.
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by shaifali.chawla

Remember: I "canard" (cannot) believe that story!
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by drquadros54

can+hard--rumours can be hardly believed
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by pavan.paone

can nerd(nard) spread rumours? No he can't!
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by appropos

CanarD~Kenar...In Share market you can hear false rumor particular share KENAR jonno.
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by tamz_rulz

canard - canara bank server is hacked, is a false rumor or false report.
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by sansecretcp

candor

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty
Definition
(noun) the quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for candor

Candor (Can + Do + r) During an interview you reflect your "Can Do" attitude to the interviewer.
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by Administrator

Candor (Can + Do + or + not) tell me the truth can u do this or shud i go to sm1 else ??
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by friendofafriend

Derived from "candid" which means truthful and honest opinion etc.
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by mohanster

cando-r, in gujrati kando is onion, if we make some criminal,smell kando he becomes frank and openly honest and tells us everything
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by dhruv

Imagine my life lies behind a door. Then if I CAN open the DOoR to my life...I am open and honest...So I "CAN" open the "DOR"
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by drquadros54

CAN u come straight from DOoR?? dont come thru window...
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by manojative

CAN (Can't) DOR(Dar.In hindi Dar is to fear. so those who dont fear are open, frank and honest.
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by prithvikalakota

candidate should be candid, or have candor meaning to be honest or frank to people
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by k3v1n

Can+ dar; dar in hindi is fear...so don't be darpok, be frank..
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by shadab.mit

candour UK , US candor noun [ U ] the quality of being honest and telling the truth, especially about a difficult or embarrassing subject "We really don't know what to do about it, " she said with surprising candour
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by friendofafriend

candor is the door of honesty
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by ashutosh shukla

children become stright forward and honest onlywhen you give them a candy
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by amarendar

Imagine a can is talking to a door. The can is telling the door that he is fired, because the door is not an all-rounder. He is honestly telling the door. That is candor.
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by singha

candor--> can+door if u "can" speak "truth" then all "doors" of heaven are open for u
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by sagardoshi63

canker

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark
Definition
(noun) an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
Synonyms : canker sore

Definition
(noun) a pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of
Synonyms : pestilence
Example Sentence
  • racism is a pestilence at the heart of the nation
  • according to him, I was the canker in their midst

Definition
(verb) become infected with a canker
Definition
(verb) infect with a canker
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for canker

canker relates to CANCER which is also a kind of ulcer.
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by rammohan

CANKER has a TANKER and kills every1 who cmes in his way....so CANKER z EVIL
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by Nitya

canker -- 'daal mein canker...'
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by Administrator

something like kankar
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by 1.6k

Smoking is a CANKER that causes CANCER.
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by prateek.goyal86

canker sounds like CANCER (mouth cancer) which is also a kind of ulcer.
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by RajeshBorkar

cantankerous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate
Synonyms : bloody-minded
Example Sentence
  • unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders

Definition
(adj) having a difficult and contrary disposition
Synonyms : crotchety , ornery
Example Sentence
  • a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cantankerous

split it into can+tanker+ous : read this as 'kaan' (ear in hindi)+ taker + us, one who is irritable will always have a one below ear (slap) from us.
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by prats_rocks

cantankerous (can+tanker) imagine that instead of going by a car, if you have to go by a can tanker, it can make you angry or ill-tempered.
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by Administrator

cantankerous sounds like "cann't take it anymore" and when do we say this when we get irritated
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by singhvivek191990

cantankerous (cane+tanker+on+us).Though we save oursalves from cane falling on us we become ill-tempered.
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by shahvatsal239

Can tanker irritate us (ous)
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by rahulbest

cantankerous==CANT+ANGER+ous someone whom u dare not anger for he is old and ill tempered
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by saketcmf

hulk cannot tackle tankers - irritable. ill humoured
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by sansecretcp

hey you morons you are coming here to learn what cantankerous mean, i tell you now it means people who are cantankerous like you when you read this mnemonic.
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by junker

cat angry us
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by drsankalpdas

one sitting in a TANK is BAD TEMPERED to kill the enemy and is UN-COOPERATIVE towards enemy
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by nikhilparasher

can+tanker+us pahle itna pareshan kiya ki can bhar gaya, fir tanker aur ab hum(us)
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by cryptic

Can and tank is to be used against cantankerous person
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by pprahul

oil can of the tank is slip on our body so we become angry
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by shaktipada

CANTAkerous, here CANTA is comparable to hindi word Kanta(throne) which is irritating when it stings. so cantakerous means irritating
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by alok1988

cantata

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text
Synonyms : oratorio

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cantata

Can 'Tata Young'(of Dhoom) sing any songs like cantata?
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by sanjeev

tata in telugu means grand father..he tells stories of ramayana in the form of a song
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by sai dasika

focus on 'tata' part of it and imagine some advertisment of tata salt (indian brand) running on TV....(which may eb a kind of story set to music)
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by gre_guru

cantata- reminds me of Carlos Santana if you know him,Latin musician.
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by it's_me

Ratan Tata presented a cantata on the launch of Nano.
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by rawaldelhi@gmail.com

can tata(ratan tata) dance to this cantata??obviously no,he has become old..!!
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by amarendar

chorus singing a story about can tata
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by sansecretcp

cantata - cant can be pronounced as chant - chantings of tata ( tata - grandpa in kannada ), so its religious chants by old people
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by shalnew

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