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esoteric

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle
Example Sentence
  • a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for esoteric

HISTORIC things are known to few people
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by userdce

the world is like Estrogen, which is a female hormone..and we all know that females are HARD TO UNDERSTAND and KNOWN ONLY TO FEW :) !!
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by rohitbahl1986

Experts (E) are so (SO) fond of terrible (TER) words.
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by rizvi

Esoteric <> Exoteric. Ex- = outside, external
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by kguide

its so tedha (hard to understand)
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by abhi_vaj

jumbling 'esoteric' gives the word 'secret'.. esoteric relates to secret brotherhood kind-of.. its mysterious and also understood only by the members of that group
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by namaskar

E-sot-eric sounds like: "He sought eric" to explain to him the difficult philosophy text.
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by hedonistbot4000

esoTERIC-TERRIFIC.something terrific is difficult to understand
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by berkeley

Esoteric: E(Einstein)+So+Teric(Terrific=of great size,amount,or intensity, excellent),Hence Einstein theories(general relativity) are SO Terific,only known or understood to only few
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by raviteja

esoteric = e + storic = one story; It is included in a story.
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by shaktipada

A sort of trick - So understood by only few people
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by pramodnanduri

Eso sounds like "S" and "O" which stand for specific organization
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by PAC001

toyota big...iota small
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by syeklone

hE'S SO TERribly InCoherent
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by karenrw

e+so(some)+term So few people
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by kan

A religion that finds AIR SO TERRIfiC/ is known and understood only by a few.
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by sushi

espouse

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
Synonyms : adopt , follow
Example Sentence
  • She followed the feminist movement
  • The candidate espouses Republican ideals

Definition
(verb) take in marriage
Definition
(verb) take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
Synonyms : adopt , embrace , sweep up
Example Sentence
  • She embraced Catholicism
  • They adopted the Jewish faith

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for espouse

pick the word spouse like the wife is the spouse of her husband and is always supportive of him.
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by MAHIMA

a person and his spouse will adopt....
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by sramachandran

ESPOUSE rhymes with MOUSE so MOUSE provides SUPPORT for the computer
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by funnyhitler

Quite simple! - After e-mails,e(electronic)-weddings, it is now e-spouse in the internet era, espousing the modern tech world ideas.
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by hmpai

ethereal

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
Synonyms : aerial , aeriform , aery , airy
Example Sentence
  • figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away
  • aerial fancies
  • an airy apparition
  • physical rather than ethereal forms

Definition
(adj) of or containing or dissolved in ether
Example Sentence
  • ethereal solution

Definition
(adj) of heaven or the spirit
Synonyms : celestial , supernal
Example Sentence
  • celestial peace
  • ethereal melodies
  • the supernal happiness of a quiet death

Definition
(adj) characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
Synonyms : gossamer
Example Sentence
  • this smallest and most ethereal of birds
  • gossamer shading through his playing

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ethereal

Ether is used in scents.Its smell is so pleasant that it makes person light and heavenly
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by ksameer_coep

ethereal = not real : like a spirit or fairy; unearthly heavenly
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by azeroth

Ethereal = Ether + eal; we all know that ether is an imaginary media.
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by rizvi

ETHER IS PRESENT ALL AROUND THE SPACE IF U GO OUT OF OUR ATMOSPHERE WERE EVERYTHING IS LIGHT AND NOT AFFECTED BY GRAVITY
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by vivekkarumudi

Picture a man fly fishing. He cast his fly into the AIR then REELS it in.
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by Jackery

yes Swargiya Devatas are on earth, its real
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by swap.kamble

eulogy

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently
Synonyms : eulogium

Definition
(noun) a formal expression of praise
Synonyms : encomium , paean , panegyric , pean

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for eulogy

eulogy = eu-'good' + log 'root: logue [dialogue, talk, speech]' => Good speech
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by pateheo

eulogy = Euler + geometry; Euler was very good at geometry; so we praise him, give him a EULOGY
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by pateheo

story:my friend on seeing a dead body "eeeuuuu" and i gave a whole speech on honouring the dead so thats how the word eulogy came into existence....;)
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by SDV

Eu-logy sounds like (U-R-GREAT-GEE ) After person gave this life in War for his country ,His friend expresses this honour by crying ( formal expression of praise)
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by NandhakishoreChitturi

EU(English Usage like we have in cat)+Logic....your teacher is praising you that your English usage logic awesome man!!!!!
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by nileshdive

sounds 'ur logic' >>> some one praises about your logic.. thts eulogy
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by RajeshBorkar

When I eulo-gize I am humb-le-ized, like I am in-front-of-God
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by Yank

EU (European Union)+ logy (study)==> If someone study about EU,he'll be praised formally :)
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by disaster

euphemism

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for euphemism

Assuming: females are milder than males as they are more emotionally inclined. It reads like E(xpress) U(yourself) Phemism(like feminism).
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by vaibhavk_

you+feminisn(sounds like) girls try to avoid certain words and circumlocate... so if u practise euphemism, you act like a female
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by maddy232323

eu- <> dys- (good) <> (bad) -phemi ~ phone ~ sound => euphemism ~ make good speech instead of bad one
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by pateheo

eu ‘well’ + phēmē ‘speaking.’
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by nag1989

eu(r u?)+phemism(feminist) instead of saying " r u feminist" we can say " r u in favor of women rights?" because the first one seems hursh and rude :)
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by disaster

Euphemism = e + u + ph + emission; your phone emission i.e sound is sweet.
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by shaktipada

euthanasia

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the act of killing someone painlessly (especially someone suffering from an incurable illness)
Synonyms : mercy killing

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for euthanasia

"youth in asia" nowadays agree with mercy killing.
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by manishrana50

euthanasia = Use Excessive Anesthasia. Using excessive anesthasia would result in killing
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by ilarum

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