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carousal

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
Synonyms : bender , booze-up , carouse , toot

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for carousal

wen u see a car driven unusual than the driver could b drunken -carousal : car unusual
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by prats_rocks

maybe you can see it this way... arous = arousal and al = alcohol....somehow you can try and relate it to drinking
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by vitenpatel

Carnal+Arouse...most of the noisy drinking parties arouse your carnal desires....carnal desire arousal i.e carousal
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by nileshdive

rous- this word itself brings to the meaning problem,drunken problem.
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by sriharisharma

carnivorous(is wild) + arousal=wild drinking party
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by meetvivek007

carousal sounds like karachal which in tamil means noise which occurs at drinking party
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by laljarus

carousal => cafe + arousal => drinking revel
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by spyne

c+arouse+al where arouse is group of people in excitement here it is like DRUNKEN REVEL.
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by daringdavin

castigation

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a severe scolding
Definition
(noun) verbal punishment
Synonyms : chastisement

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for castigation

In olden days lower CAST people were severely criticized...
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by arvind_4

Castigated sounds similar to castrated, which would be a harsh punishment for any guy.
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by Kelli0688

due to the CASTe system there is so much agitATION....therefore it is under severe criticism
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by imajeeth

If you have to throw a criminal out of the GATES of society, CAST him out the GATE - CASTiGATion...
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by drquadros54

u criticize severely and punish those who ask ur CASTE at the GATE
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by yastej

one who follws CASTEism is thrown out of the GATE
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by meetvivek007

castigation sounds like rustication.
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by arslan

In Iran, if you break your chastity you will suffer chastisement. In USA, if you do caste discrimination, you will suffer castigation.
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by mohit.iiita

Inter caste Marriage will result in punishment; severe criticism or disapproval. (castigation -> gate for love using caste)
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by sansecretcp

castigation -> gate for love using caste, if broken punishment & disapproval
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by sansecretcp

CASTIGATION we cast gold to get its finest level same way we SCOLD or PUNISH to make them proper.
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by daringdavin

"Castigation" sounds like "caste at every gate of the nation" which acts as a punishment and severe disapproval due to the use of caste quota..
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by er.amit.1jan

catechism

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views
Definition
(noun) an elementary book summarizing the principles of a Christian religion; written as questions and answers
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for catechism

Catechism (Break it like CAT + MECHISM) Where CAT reminds us of CAT (the exam) and CAT(HOLIC) so Christianity funda... MECHISM reminds us of MECHANISM (Question Answer Pattern of the Exam).
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by r4nj33t

catechism -> cat(holic) + techism. The technique of understanding catholism.
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by cp.jethani

The "cataclysm" (major disaster or war) resulted in a "cataclasm" (disruption) of the "catechism" (instruction in Christian beliefs given in a question-and-answer format) classes.
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by gattu

catharsis

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
Synonyms : abreaction , katharsis

Definition
(noun) purging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate evacuation of the bowels
Synonyms : katharsis , purgation

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for catharsis

CATHA sounds like KATHA(a religious story in hindi)..KATHA leads to the purging(means release) of emotional tensions.
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by findktk

Lets put it this way: the INDIAN KATHA was so inpiring that it led to the gettin rid of emotions!! meaning2:cath+arse...ARSE means the part of body where u get rid of sumthing
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by meetvivek007

cath + 'arse' : so its used for evacuation of the bowels
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by noops

kaththu + archesi (after all the shouting you feel relaxed, giving up all emotions)
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by arbitrary.contrivance

CATHER....A TUBE that is used in some chemical test(related to abdominan) where it is inserted into the body for cleansing .so doing a test with cather is catharsis.
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by preetisoni2411

CATHAR+sis : Kathe +sis. By teling u r daily kathe(stories) to u r sis, u will feel relaxed and thus cleansing of emotion is also done
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by daringdavin

Catharsis=Cut hairs.To remove licks and clean.
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by rakei

From "katha rus" u can relieve ur mind n pure your soul
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by kamalarora1988

Kasaav(a Hindi word meaning tension) ke recess
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by vocabIsFun

Catharsis = cat (cut) + har (hair) + sis (sister); Cut hair sister i.e purging hair.
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by shaktipada

cut hair of sis in movie made him feel for his dead sister
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by sansecretcp

CATHARSIS = KATH (KATTU)+ARSE = You feel relieved
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by biotechlover

caucus

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a closed political meeting
Definition
(verb) meet to select a candidate or promote a policy
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for caucus

cau + cus sounds like can collector come to discuss..... lets get together in a group and discuss about who will be elected ...
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by srnayak17

A meeting where COWS+disCUS therefore caucus is closed political(cows) meeting
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by meetvivek007

caucus + sense = consensus
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by bugmenot

think of "RUCKUS" our politicians create in the parliament... sounds similar to CAUCUS
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by abhishek26

cavvukuni discuss
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by arbitrary.contrivance

discussions of politicians are heard as 'cau-cau' as they discuss like crows..
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by sonali29

Caucus like chokas in hindi. Means alert and watchful. All alert people in a group meet each other to determine policy
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by kapoorvibhu

cus sounds like "cush" of cigarette. You smoke with a group to decide something.
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by cp.jethani

Sound like RAUCOUS which means harsh noise..MEETINGS AND DISCUSSIONS are generally NOISY.
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by ankitvora23

caucus:cau cu is the sound of small dogs...
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by shaktipada

sounds like KYA+KISE .we arrange private meetings to discuss KYA kare+KISE select kare in election.
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by pp

in the party campus private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers
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by sansecretcp

cauterize

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
Synonyms : burn , cauterise
Example Sentence
  • The surgeon cauterized the wart

Definition
(verb) make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
Synonyms : callous , cauterise

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cauterize

caught the rise of wound by burn wid hot iron
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by yasha

sounds like cotton ...which we use to heal and stop bleeding from burns
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by sriharisharma

rise to think of caustic...
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by gremadness

when you are raising the cot and it falls on your feet, u get wounded which burns.
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by cp.jethani

Caustic Sterilize i.e. Sterilize(rhymes with cauterize) using caustic substance
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by anuragsrm

Charr(Burning) treatment, to be precise
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by vocabIsFun

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