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distend

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) become wider
Synonyms : dilate
Example Sentence
  • His pupils were dilated

Definition
(verb) cause to expand as it by internal pressure
Example Sentence
  • The gas distended the animal's body

Definition
(verb) swell from or as if from internal pressure
Example Sentence
  • The distended bellies of the starving cows

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for distend

try to relate it with dis means distance and extend means to expand.
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by kaustubh

This(DIS) Tent(TEND) can expand easily
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by dexters

dis(apart) + tend(stretch) So distend means to stretch apart or expand.
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by jobin_mathew

stend- take it as stem. stem generally expands or swell out ,wen there is a clot of water ..
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by sriharisharma

Imagine DISTance from an END ->Extend;Wider;swell out
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by wsquare

TENDancy to DISassociate=DISTEND
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by bharath8421

Distend-or this tond(belly) has expanded
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by nippi86

close to distance...reserved people stay at a distance (secondary meaning of distant is reserved or aloof)
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by mon_m

Tendentiousness (tend) towards distant (dis); Therefore reach the distant.
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by shaktipada

distraught

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) deeply agitated especially from emotion
Synonyms : overwrought
Example Sentence
  • distraught with grief

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for distraught

This year because of drought people were upset and anxious
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by ksameer_coep

its like...dis(not)+traught(thought)....so he did "not thought" of his failure in exam....so he is upset
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by vivthegre

distraught spells like past tense of distrait(not looking straight ie, not attentive).
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by nikhilnitc

distorted signal on tv makes us upset and anxious
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by joxeusindia

DIS(T) dRAUGHT is making leaders very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness;
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by attitude

diurnal

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) of or belonging to or active during the day
Example Sentence
  • diurnal animals are active during the day
  • diurnal flowers are open during the day and closed at night
  • diurnal and nocturnal offices

Definition
(adj) having a daily cycle or occurring every day
Example Sentence
  • diurnal rotation of the heavens

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for diurnal

u have to visit the urinal everyday!!
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by lord_slayer

DIA jalana AUR NAL chalana roj ke kam hai
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by manojative

Nocturnal means active in the Night and Diurnal means active in Day
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by Adrastos

Diary+journal= diurnal to record the events of your day.
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by Bigsis0204

docile

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed
Example Sentence
  • the docile masses of an enslaved nation

Definition
(adj) ready and willing to be taught
Synonyms : teachable
Example Sentence
  • docile pupils eager for instruction
  • teachable youngsters

Definition
(adj) easily handled or managed
Synonyms : gentle
Example Sentence
  • a gentle old horse, docile and obedient

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for docile

making of dosa is easy to control and many people are interested in learning to make dosa
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by namaskar

docile (adj) = do + cile(+ently) == if sb is docile, he/she will do silently and therefore easily controllable..
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by 100_percentiler

DOCILE--> DOMESTIC + CHILD --> easy to control
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by pingu

DOC(sounds like dog)....hence docile is submissive as dogs are always loyal and obidient....
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by nileshdive

Docile = Ductile, In 10th class we studied Gold is Ductile(Docile) and Malleable material.
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by amitsinghjiit

DOMicile: sounds like DOMestic
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by shadip

DOSAile...when we say DOSA, we think of south India...the literacy in south India is very high because people are DOCILE i.e people are always ready to learn and accept new things........
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by nileshdive

DOCILE=DOCUMENT + FILE : Document and file should be kept in such a way that they are easy to control and manage....
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by Ashishbaldwa

Doc + File >>> when documents are arranged properly in a file, it can be easily handled and managed...
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by RajeshBorkar

docile contains 'doc' as in doctor; You have to be docile (easily managed or handled) in front of your doctor.
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by Administrator

doc( someone who follows manual or document for everything) will do whatever is explained..so he is easily manageable.
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by Mallik279

dogged

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) stubbornly unyielding
Example Sentence
  • dogged persistence
  • dour determination
  • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
  • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it
  • men tenacious of opinion

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dogged

a dogs tail is always curved and can never be made straight thus it is dogged
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by chsnmurthy

close to dogmatic
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by mon_m

A dog's undying determination makes it d most faithful animal.
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by kansalmeister

doggerel

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a comic verse of irregular measure
Synonyms : doggerel verse , jingle
Example Sentence
  • he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for doggerel

look for the dog word here.....and now try to imagine about the song......WHO LET THE DOGS OUT.............ISN'T IT FUNNY.......SO SOMETHING COMICAL......THIS WORD IS ASSOCIATED WITH COMICAL...SO A COMIC ..SONG..COMIC VERSE...
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by preetisoni2411

dog+ge[ji]+rel[real]..assume some1 singing DOG JI TUSSE TOH REALLY REAL HO....even the dog will say its a bad verse..lol
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by elixir

Doggerel:poem::Potboiler:Novel
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by menon_ranjit

When a dog (a bad boy) want to play with a girl he may use poor verse" doggerel (dog+girl)" to make her change her mind.
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by saloca7

because the dog licked my writing homework, I was left with doggerel writing that was pretty funny.
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by Marise

Most dogs in the comics are shown with inappropriate proportions, the head being too small or big teeth.
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by Subramani

"DOG GIRL EARL", this is a doggerel
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by BabiMnM

dog+beral(cat)in tom & jerry show
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by saurabh82del

kutay ki tarah bhonka, means useless talk, ultimately doggeral
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by buriro

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