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demur

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings
Synonyms : demurral , demurrer

Definition
(verb) take exception to
Synonyms : except
Example Sentence
  • he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday

Definition
(verb) enter a demurrer
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for demur

sounds a little like Damn U R wrong!! I object!
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by Yank

demur --> relate with hindi word "de mar" means "beat" and you beat someone if you object him/her.
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by cp.jethani

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by rarun86

de- means "down", while mur means wall(mural), ie., to push against the wall, which could be a sign of "objection".
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by vanilla

Your demeanor is your behavior towards others but if you try too hard people might 'question' your intentions and sincerity
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by Kelli0688

The chances of me going out with you are very DIMMER as my parent will object it!
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by nippi86

Criminal to Lawyer: DE + MUR = OBJECTION DEga toh MURega
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by findktk

The DEfying MURmur in the audience rose quickly into a audible demur against his suggestion.
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by joeyessoe

JA MUR (go to hell)
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by userdce

remember Michael Douglas demurred to Demi Moore's advancements for Sex in d movie DISCLOSURE!!!
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by Omkar Erande

hehehe
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by chilukuriabhiram

de man ur wouldbe, she hesitate raise an objection
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by sansecretcp

girls will dream her wouldbe,hesitate raise an objection if we are not the one.
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by sansecretcp

JA MUR (go to hell)
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by userdce

demu.pronounce it like abe+ murkh(insane) ye aisa nahi hai..means you are taking objection.
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by sumi12344

demur-the words can be arranged to get murder and as we know a murderer always refuses and hesitates at first to tell that he has committed the crime
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by santosh pokhrel

dey murr in urdu/hindi, means dey (give to them) murr (turn away from or show your back to) to say you dissapprove
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by fahad18g

demure

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
Synonyms : coy , overmodest

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for demure

demur is the one who objects; demure is who doest not object, who is reserved and shy
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by nikhilparasher

Demure(adjective) is for a shy or modest person Demur (verb) is to voice opposition..[which in a sense is not something a shy person will do] Adding 'e' makes question raising person shy and modest.
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by bugmenot

since you have objected demi moore's proposal she is demure
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by rarun86

First thing that comes in mind on reading this is Demi Moore. Demure stands for everything that Demi Moore is not , reserved modest and shy. So remember Demure as opposite of Demi Moore
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by RDSingh

demure sounds like deMUTE, and everyone knows that when something is on mute, words are difficult to come out! =D
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by Kamali

DE + MU + RE = thoda sharam kar aur duusron ke kaamon me MUh mat DE RE
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by findktk

You demur at demure woman
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by ksameer_coep

demure -> de + m(u)(a)re from "mare" (dead) you can relate it to grave.
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by cp.jethani

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by Kamali

demure rhymes with sure if one is sure of theirself they are opposite of demure
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by camillelandonriley

demure = de(the) + mu (manchester united) + r(are) + e (energetic not arrogant).
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by shaktipada

demure-> gents(dem) when ur wife want to be Reserved, modest, and shy.
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by sansecretcp

girls murmur to hubby because they are reserved & shy
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by sansecretcp

The real Demi moores of our real life society are actually demure, but demi moore of hollywood is just the very opposite quite the converse
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by fahad18g

denigrate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) cause to seem less serious; play down
Synonyms : belittle , derogate , minimize
Example Sentence
  • Don't belittle his influence

Definition
(verb) charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
Example Sentence
  • The journalists have defamed me!
  • The article in the paper sullied my reputation

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for denigrate

focus on the 'nigrate' part of this word and relate it to 'nigger' (which means people who have black skin) no racism plz...
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by gre_guru

DENIGRATE=DENY+GREAT.so if yu deny someone is great ,it means you BELITTLE him
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by imajeeth

READ DENIGRATE AS DEGRADE...WHICH MEANS TO DEFAME OR PUT A BLACK BLOT ON SOMEONE.
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by viren

When Pakistan was divided from INDIA many people DENIGRATED (attack the good name and reputation ) Mahatma Gandhi who dedicated his life for (Swathantra Bharat ) our freedom and our future
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by NandhakishoreChitturi

denigrate -> take out the ni de(ni)grate. now its degrade. tht s to defame or disparage sumone..
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by shri

deni-grate sounds like deni-great..takes off the reputation of great people
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by nihal

denigrate>> DENY+GRATEful= persons who defame someone DENY to be GRATEful to him/her.
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by suraj101

degrade and make him defame
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by sansecretcp

The NI in the centre also stands for night or black. Denigrate means to convert a white guy into a nigger by "deny"ing him "great"-ness
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by fahad18g

denizen

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a person who inhabits a particular place
Definition
(noun) a plant or animal naturalized in a region
Example Sentence
  • denizens of field and forest
  • denizens of the deep

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for denizen

this word rhymes with the word citizen (which can be related to the above meaning)
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by gre_guru

den is lion's resting place. the lion uses its car(zen) to reach its home everyday.
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by kartextremes

resiDENt + citIZEN = DENIZEN
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by dshefman

lion has made zen car as den ..so it is inhabitant and occupant of zen..
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by saker

denounce

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) speak out against
Example Sentence
  • He denounced the Nazis

Definition
(verb) to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful
Synonyms : brand , mark , stigmatise , stigmatize
Example Sentence
  • He denounced the government action
  • She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock

Definition
(verb) announce the termination of, as of treaties
Definition
(verb) give away information about somebody
Synonyms : betray , give away , grass , rat , shit , shop , snitch , stag , tell on
Example Sentence
  • He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for denounce

Denounce - Similar to announce. Announce is for all kind of information but denounce is to criticize...
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by nascent

the public denounced the King and hence he renounced his throne!!
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by jay_gandhi

renounce means give up,so everybody denounced him because he renounced
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by vsudhir90

remember bounce..a bouncer (ball) is criticized by the batsman..
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by rishigesh

Sounds like renounce means to reject by criticizing
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by samy

announce is good speech and denounce is bad speech.... like accelerate and decelerate
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by syedjameelahmed66

Deal was announced before it was done. So Manager condemned and criticized him heavily
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by sansecretcp

depose

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) force to leave (an office)
Synonyms : force out

Definition
(verb) make a deposition; declare under oath
Synonyms : depone , swear

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for depose

DE(MEANS REMOVE) + POSE(POSITION)..so to remove somebody from his/her POSITION in his/her work place.
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by preetisoni2411

de-pose(pose) pose koduthay they will REMOVE from your position....
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by nk523

depose - to mean taking oath or a testimony - to remember this meaning remember it means both Take position as well as Give up position
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by shalnew

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by nk523

de + pose >> mujhe office se nikaal diya yane REMOVED FROM OFFICE, firr mein politics mein gaya aur mein jitane ki wajah se mujhe OATH LENI padi..
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by RajeshBorkar

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