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Short Definition :

(adj) rude and boorish
(adj) having a bad disposition; surly
Example Sentence
  • churlish as a bear

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for churlish

chur(church)+lish(wish)-church wishes always not to behave rude,boorish
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by satheish

churlish == boorish ,,the same rhythm !! =D
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by esraa

CHURLISH rhymes wit never be RUDE to those who are girlish
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by imajeeth

CHURLISH- if u chk the word,,and see,u will find hurl in the middle..hurl is somthing negative,, bad..etc..
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by sriharisharma

churilsh->like CHARLIE SHEEN who is often in news for his boorish behaviour
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by saketcmf

in CHURCH LIStening songs
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by watefun

Prince Charles was very rude to Diana. So churlish means rude.
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by TJK

Charles+girlish.. Charles is a name of a guy..if u call him would be being very rude to him!
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by Rohita

CHUR+lish: When you churn something or stir something, It becomes rude,boorisha and intractable. LIke churning lassi out of milk
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by tenzingocha

Churlish sounds like HARSH. so rude
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by animator

remember it as somewhat opposite of childish...
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by pallavi_limat

She is very churlish girl, she is so rude with boys
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by sandeepsinghsaini

C(calm)+HURLish(throw with force in air).....a person who hurls his calm...i.e loses his temper very soon is a CHURLISH person.....
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by nileshdive

for marathi readers ::chur chur nako karu...means dont b so rude
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by milinddhoke

jo apne dehatipan ke karan dusro ko bahut charta ho..:-)
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by yogendra.rai.UJJAIN

rhymes with girlish... bullies are RUDE and BOORISH to those who are girlish..
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by rishib1988

Doing Girlish talk at Boys' party is churlish(boorish,rude)
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by mohit.iiita

rhymes with girlish >>> more girlish girls are RUDE with boys...
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by RajeshBorkar

churayl-ish in behaviour when chewing food on the dinnner table
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by fahad18g


Short Definition :

(adj) marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct
Synonyms : roundabout
Example Sentence
  • the explanation was circuitous and puzzling
  • a roundabout paragraph
  • hear in a roundabout way that her ex-husband was marrying her best friend

(adj) deviating from a straight course
Synonyms : devious , roundabout
Example Sentence
  • a scenic but devious route
  • a long and circuitous journey by train and boat
  • a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for circuitous

circuit-ous -> like circuit;
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by rhasan

circuit + ous.. Deviating from the circuit..
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by Manikandan J

car race, there are circuit(paths), so they follow a circuitous route
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by nikhilparasher

circ(circle)tous(tour) circle+tour=round about path. which isn't straight
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by smitzi

cir sounds like sir . sir is very cute with round face
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by blvrmanindra


Short Definition :

(adj) conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
Example Sentence
  • clandestine intelligence operations
  • cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines
  • hole-and-corner intrigue
  • secret missions
  • a secret agent
  • secret sales of arms
  • surreptitious mobilization of troops
  • an undercover investigation
  • underground resistance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for clandestine

Plan(Clan) this(des) time(tine) in Clandestine --- Plan this time secretly
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by Deepu12345

clandestine--break it like clan + destine--What our DESTINy has in store for us remains a big secret to everyone.
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by preetisoni2411

C+LANguage+DESTINE- where to I would be destined by learning C Language? its clandestine
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by userdce

cl'andestine' rhymes with intestine which is hidden
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by namaskar

PLAN+THIS+TIME: Our previous plan failed bcuz somebody leaked it but this time we shall PLAN SECRETLY so that there is no chance to fail
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by BNS

when yu are clan"DESTINED" to do something you do it SECRETLY
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by imajeeth

clandestine - extract the word clad - if you get clad by something..get hidden
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by anindyajyotiroy

land that is tine(tiny)..and thats the destination which is a secret..
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by sriharisharma

some clans r secret
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by ashay.ut

like a 'claimer' large no. of ppl claiming for something .. dharna.. noisy ..
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by arbitrary.contrivance

clear on secret destiny
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by swap.kamble

clandestine sounds like vanhelsing movie where the hero unravels the mystery of the dracula
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by ranuclarke


Short Definition :

(noun) an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
Synonyms : camp , coterie , ingroup , inner circle , pack

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for clique

sounds like 'click'..imagine that u click on a picture in which small grp(QUE i.e a specific type of group) of people are there
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by cool_123

queue - an exclusive group of people for a particular thing... it would therefore be a smaller queue.
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by sriharisharma

To clique (click) on a small specific group of photos hold shift.
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by Oooops

clique - focus on IQ. Click a queue of high IQ people
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by shalnew


Short Definition :

(noun) a target used in archery
(noun) special advantage or influence
Synonyms : pull
Example Sentence
  • the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull

(noun) a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood
Synonyms : clout nail

(noun) (boxing) a blow with the fist
Synonyms : biff , lick , poke , punch , slug
Example Sentence
  • I gave him a clout on his nose

(verb) strike hard, especially with the fist
Example Sentence
  • He clouted his attacker

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for clout

clout sounds like cloud. cloud have gr8 influence over a region.
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by HimanshuGupta

call out(=clout) your ex girlfriend/boyfriend 's name on the crossroad. You will get a blow from his/her spouse.
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by sanjeev

~call+out: whenever a umpire calls out for a wrong decision it has a great influence and the batsman get's a hard blow
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by rajeev10

lout-l@#d@--resembles this argot,which is easily learned ,when u are influenced by social or political wen u tell this to someone,u would get a hard blow ,with there fist..
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by sriharisharma

cl(call) + out.In cricket match umpire will give out(decision). So they have great influence.
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by moorthy_ragha

clout -> tout; tout has great influence to persuade some thing
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by rhasan

Scout has great influence on school students so as clout has influence over something.
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by swap.kamble

When a bowler "Calls out" by saying Howzzat it has a"Great influence "on the umpire.
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by rakei

clout=cl(ear)+out u hv enof influence to ask all to clear out!!
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by ajaydarez

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by ajaydarez


Short Definition :

(adj) overly sweet
Synonyms : saccharine , syrupy , treacly

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cloying

remember CLOVE--excessive addition of clove in the food makes the food distasteful..
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by hardiksb

sounds like toying means playing with someone like a toy. It is very sweet to that person but distasteful to the society.
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by cp.jethani

cloy is like clay...which is distasteful
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by sai dasika

cloying sounds very close to annoying
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by jay_gandhi

cloying-loy- loy, a gr8 musician, his songs were gr8 to hear in the starting,but now,,its him everywhere,cz of which the true taste of his good music,has been lost..
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by sriharisharma

cloying== coying we know coy means shy or excessively modest, if someone is too shy or modest than its distasteful!!!!!!
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by nasri

The cloying scent of popcorn at the fair is a PLOY to get you to buy more popcorn.
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by dshefman

cloying,loyal ppl used to play with girls.which is unpleasent
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by gdabli

cloying sounds like 'clawing' something to your mouth and then its sickening sweetness puts you off
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by saketcmf

closing the restaurant due to cloying food
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by raghavat

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