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foreboding

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a feeling of evil to come
Example Sentence
  • a steadily escalating sense of foreboding
  • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case

Definition
(noun) an unfavorable omen
Definition
(adj) ominously prophetic
Synonyms : fateful , portentous

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for foreboding

Foreboding = replace the "o" in boding with "a" Fore(forward/future) + Bading ,i.e., Foreboding = Fore bading ,i.e is future is bad .. hence bad omen..
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by aka.bhagvanji

foreboding - Fore(before)+ boding.. solving questions of boding plot in an exam is difficult(an evil ques) so predictin it for comin exam means 'premonition of evil'. :D
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by avinav

consider the BOD in foreBODing.and try to relate it with boad exam.students r in state of worried when reults r gona come.
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by gdabli

Foreboding sounds like.. FORE (Before) a bad thing i.e premonition of a bad thing
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by nic42991

forestall

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) keep from happening or arising; make impossible
Synonyms : forbid , foreclose , preclude , prevent
Example Sentence
  • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
  • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project

Definition
(verb) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
Synonyms : anticipate , counter , foresee

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forestall

Fore means before. Stall means to stop. Hence Forestall == Before Stop. i.e to stop something before it happens.
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by subhasish

stall is to stop.. fore means before.. i.e fore + stall = taking precautions before itself, to prevent unwanted action..
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by kvsharat

Go FORward with putting the horse in the STALL to prevent him from getting out and causing trouble.
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by Marise

FORESTALL sounds like (Force to stop) him in Advance Before he release it was the End of the road.
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by NandhakishoreChitturi

Toll naka
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by swap.kamble

forestall = he has installed it previously; fore means previous.
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by shaktipada

forfeit

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty
Synonyms : forfeiture

Definition
(noun) a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
Synonyms : forfeiture
Example Sentence
  • the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time

Definition
(noun) the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
Synonyms : forfeiture , sacrifice

Definition
(verb) lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
Example Sentence
  • you've forfeited your right to name your successor
  • forfeited property

Definition
(adj) surrendered as a penalty
Synonyms : confiscate , forfeited

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forfeit

forfeited == fore (before) + feet , that is when u have done some mistake u fall on some ones feet for excuse..
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by pioneer

You have made some counterfeit coins so now you have to forfeit actual money(As a punishment).
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by shadip

If you have four feet or you pretend to have four feet, you will have to pay penalty....
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by nileshdive

fore(before)+feet that is before you get kicked by feet,pay the penalty
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by Dhavalmaster

forlorn

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) marked by or showing hopelessness
Example Sentence
  • the last forlorn attempt
  • a forlorn cause

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forlorn

FOR + LOAN =aap loan lene gaye aur vaha se hope less ho kar vapas aaye..
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by preetisoni2411

F OR L OR N: Fall OR Lose OR Nothing -basically hopeless
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by raj1312

FOR+LORN (sounds like MOURN) - You are sad and wretched when you mourn for someone dear to you has died
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by harshsinha18

I am lonely and depressed For Lord has forsaken me
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by melancholica

FORLON :: Sounds like FOR LONG. FOR a really LONG(lorn) time, he's been LONELY and WRETCHED.
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by saketh.theerdha

for learn he is hopeless
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by swap.kamble

FORever aLONe
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by anudeep477

fortuitous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) having no cause or apparent cause
Synonyms : causeless , uncaused
Example Sentence
  • a causeless miracle
  • fortuitous encounters--strange accidents of fortune
  • we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and unrelated to the times

Definition
(adj) occurring by happy chance
Example Sentence
  • profits were enhanced by a fortuitous drop in the cost of raw materials

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fortuitous

equivalent to fortune............. fortune isn't destined to occur it is accidental
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by chandrima

Everyone doesnot get a happy chance for joining tutions..those who get it are fortuitous
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by Aps

fracas

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) noisy quarrel
Synonyms : affray , altercation

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fracas

Fracas-(fraud + cause), a fraud will generally cause a quarrel or brawl.
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by swaroop_cn

Imagine a Freak Ass having a noisy quarrel with people.
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by vivekharin

if you pronounce the word properly, the initial part of fracas sounds like fray, and fray is brawl...so fracas<-->fray==brawl
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by fabregas

fracas = f + ruckus... and ruckus means commotion.
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by coolgal82

sabka bheja fry(fra) ho gaya uske khasne(cas) se... ab to fracas hoga
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by 1.6k

FRACtious noisy ASs = someone who starts noisy quarrels.
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by joeyessoe

in last fight of ANDAJ APANA APANA movie,amir khan used to sound "JAKASSSS".
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