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Short Definition :

(adj) with little or no preparation or forethought
Example Sentence
  • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
  • an extemporaneous piano recital
  • an extemporary lecture
  • an extempore skit
  • an impromptu speech
  • offhand excuses
  • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
  • an off-the-cuff toast
  • a few unrehearsed comments

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extemporaneous

TEMPORARILY done in haste and so not planned.
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by arulmozhi

remember an extempore that we did in school which was spontaneous and NOT PLANNED
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by imajeeth

my GRE ex attempt was poor b'coz it was not planned...
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by vinaynitrkl

EXecuted TEMPORArily...coz its not planned...!!!
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by sravan1411

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by aman_ali_786

EX means "without," and TEMPOR means "time." Thus EX TEMPOR means without time.
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by Jackery

Think of Extempore, where you are given a word and you have to give a small lecture on it.
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by amitsinghjiit


Short Definition :

(verb) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
Synonyms : mitigate , palliate
Example Sentence
  • The circumstances extenuate the crime

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extenuate

rhymes with attenuate meaning WEAKEN
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by imajeeth

ten + ate. eating brunch at ten daily ll make u weak. timely diet shld be followed
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by arulmozhi

palliATE, mitigATE and extentuATE all mean thin and weak....
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by sramachandran


Short Definition :

(verb) destroy completely, as if down to the roots
Example Sentence
  • the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted
  • root out corruption

(verb) pull up by or as if by the roots
Synonyms : deracinate , root out , uproot
Example Sentence
  • uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden

(verb) surgically remove (an organ)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extirpate

Lord Rama destroyed Ravana by shooting a tir-teer(arrow) in his pate(belly)....
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by sanduja_arun

Extirpate~~~Exterminate or Extract
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by menon_ranjit

ExtirPate: (Extir+Pate) Extir:Extra & pate:stomach in hindi so extra stomach(belly) is not required, hence to be removed
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by manishm89

e+xtir..stir..+pate...the COMPLETE DESTRUCTION of babri masjid STIRRED THE whole nation.....
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by preetisoni2411

he is expirpating the extra pate
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by harneet_9

extirpate -- to remove something unwanted extra + pate (stomach) extra pate is unwanted and needs to be extirpated.
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by shakti.thakran

extirpate = ex-tear-apart
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by shalnew

Extirpate = Ex (cut) + tir (arrow) + pate (stomach); Cut the stomack by entering the arrow.
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by shaktipada


Short Definition :

(verb) praise, glorify, or honor
Synonyms : exalt , glorify , laud , proclaim
Example Sentence
  • extol the virtues of one's children
  • glorify one's spouse's cooking

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extol

Extol = Ex + Tol. My EX-Girlfriend always praised the 'Tall' guys highly in front of me. And so our relationship ended!
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by rizvi

you pay TOLL tax to cross a glorious praiseworthy Bay bridge in SFO
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by logic87

extol - exTALL - make somebody TALL with praise.
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by shalnew

think of EXtra TOLl tax collected from u by PRAISING the worli sea link...
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by rahulkou

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by cpinedo

the minister was EXTOLLED as he masde the TOLL tax EX (past)
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by modianubhav

being EXtra TOL(tall) is a matter of PRAISE
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by bishaurgo

EX (give out, gift) a sTOLe in "praise" of someone.
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by BloodyMickey

extol: ex= extra, tal= talk, talking excess about someone is praising them./ (or) Ex exta, tol = toll fee, you praise a lot the toll gate watchman to let you go with paying a extra penny
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by NarenSuri

to make sth excel//
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by amirhossein.ghods


Short Definition :

(noun) the surrender of an accused or convicted person by one state or country to another (usually under the provisions of a statute or treaty)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extradition

ex-tradition.. like tradition is handed down through generations.. so its something to do with passing/giving.. here its a surrendering of a prisoner between two states! This might help you..
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by avinav

India-Pak has Old(EX) TRADITION , where they release opposite nation prisoners in exchange of their own... i.e. if INDIA release 10, den PAK will also relase 10... hope u got..!!
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by manasbapna

can be read as extraction + nation =extradition ..extracting or surrendering of people to other nation..
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by kundana.shrali

consider the trad part in extradition--> its like trading (of prisoners) between two states
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by parry007

Trade+Nation. Nations often trade prisoners in the time of war.
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by shadip

ex+tradition...means handing down of belief statements , custems and things from generation to generation.... handing down the prisoners of one country to another country........................ example ...portugal goverment handled down abu slem to
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by preetisoni2411


Short Definition :

(verb) release from entanglement of difficulty
Example Sentence
  • I cannot extricate myself from this task

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extricate

concentrate on PLAYED A TRIC(k) in order to FREE himself from the prison.
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by imajeeth

take it as the opposite of intricate which means to entangle
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by meetnish

(ex+tric+ate) when u remove all the tricks played on someone he/she becomes free
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by ready4gre

sounds similar to extract and that is what the meaning is.
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by pulkitdave007

It took EXTRA(extri)effort for KATE(cate) to free her cat from its entanglements
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by kayla2010

EXTRICATE means the opposite of RESTRICT.
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by dshefman

sounds excrete >>> to excrete means to remove from...
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by RajeshBorkar

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by shadip

extricate = ex-trick-ate = remove from a tricky situation
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by shalnew

Jailor rusticated because kaidi bhag gaya
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by swap.kamble

Extricate = ex means cut the box, tri means tripple, cat & free them to eat.
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by shaktipada

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