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fractious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) stubbornly resistant to authority or control
Synonyms : recalcitrant , refractory
Example Sentence
  • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
  • a refractory child

Definition
(adj) easily irritated or annoyed
Example Sentence
  • an incorrigibly fractious young man
  • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

Definition
(adj) unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome
Example Sentence
  • rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thickly populated areas
  • fractious components of a communication system

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fractious

those who get their limbs get fractured...gets annoyed or bad tempered by taking bed rest for long
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by preetisoni2411

f + RACTIOUS -> RACTIOUS sounds like RAKSHAS(like Raavan) -> RAKSHAS' are easily irritated
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by findktk

when u get a fracture, u get cranky,irksome
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by jay_gandhi

fractious(FRACTURE TO US) - one who causes fracture to others is unruly...
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by the suspect

it takes a fraction of a second for the rakshas to get angry...
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by SDV

Fractious - jo phracture karwa sake! like an unruly horse.. gira toh haddi tuti!
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by avinav

when a person is fractured he/she complains about it and is annoyed i.e. is fractious
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by mohanster

if u r frACTious, u tend to ACT up and r very contrary
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by kayla2010

The class became fractious when it was rumored that fractions would be on the test.
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by memory man

chilla kyun raha hai.. dimaag main fracture hai kya.. kuch samjhta hi nahi.. kaisa fractious ladka hai!!
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by yourbikash

fraught

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) marked by distress
Example Sentence
  • a fraught mother-daughter relationship

Definition
(adj) filled with or attended with
Synonyms : pregnant
Example Sentence
  • words fraught with meaning
  • an incident fraught with danger
  • a silence pregnant with suspense

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fraught

fraught->sounds like drought and both of dem are opposites
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by Ani

fraught = fraud + caught; The fraud or thief was caught. His pockets were filled with jewels and money.
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by billa2009

Fraught sounds like 'fought'. When you have fought a war, your mind is filled with emotional distress from all the killings.
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by asheq

fraught sounds like brought...so means accompanied with!
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by aditya_123321

A Dam (F)ailed to show signs of dRAUGHT, i.e. the Dam is FILLED.
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by Vasant_Kabra

Picture a barge filled wtih FROST.
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by Jackery

In Draught : You have no water in fields and in fraught its full
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by nistha

frolic

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
Synonyms : caper , gambol , play , romp
Example Sentence
  • it was all done in play
  • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly

Definition
(verb) play boisterously
Example Sentence
  • The children frolicked in the garden
  • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
  • The toddlers romped in the playroom

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for frolic

FROLIC ~ FRiends or LIQuor; I need both for frolicking.
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by satyanand

my son frolicked around me for a lick from my ice cream
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by ayca

Frolick: for-a-rollick / for-a-role-lick (he had frolic when he had a lick in his role)
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by jongly.cactus

wearin beautiful frocks...little girls were frolicking in the garden
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by sanrita

frugality

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) prudence in avoiding waste
Synonyms : frugalness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for frugality

frugal means avoiding waste... read it as free+girl...if a girl comes for free,it saves waste of money
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by nehaMD

FEW+GIRL friend...if you have few girl friends,it's ECONOMICAL...when you have many,it's costly.....and frugal means the quality of being economical with money or food...
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by nileshdive

[fru]gality => fruit. Fruit is cheap (cheaper than meat)
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by pateheo

read it as, fru(free)+ gality(gali) free from waste(gali).
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by arslan

fulminate

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a salt or ester of fulminic acid
Definition
(verb) criticize severely
Synonyms : rail
Example Sentence
  • He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare
  • She railed against the bad social policies

Definition
(verb) come on suddenly and intensely
Example Sentence
  • the disease fulminated

Definition
(verb) cause to explode violently and with loud noise
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fulminate

fulminate sounds like full + illuminate During an explosion or lightning, everything is illuminated completely.
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by k-electron

I'm FULL I just ATE any more and I will explode!
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by own1221

Frustration will culminate in a loud verbal attack, an emotional explosion.
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by Rodeokinney

fulminate = foul + my + mate = criticize hardly
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by ksubbian

fulminate=full of mennace means creating mennace evrytime
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by amitarora

fulminate:FUlly ILlUMINAted:::::: (IN KOI MIL GAYA movie)....The Aliens came suddenly illuminating the sky and changed the whole senerio drastically......
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by vatsaljain

disseminate means scatter. full + eminate fully scatter , only an explosion can do this.
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by vivekharin

fuel+ illuminate
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by laserjack

FULMINATE means to criticize severely. FULSOME means the opposite (excessive praise). ful-SOME is better than the ful-MINimum.
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by dshefman

did u Fool Me Nate(short for Nathaniel)?!Just imagine Nate had just tried to fool one of his friend and now that he found out, he's furious and started criticizing Nate severely!
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by melancholica

To "fully rate alout with hate"
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by gardenforhealth

-> can an administrator please delete this accidental duplicate? <-
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by Rodeokinney

fulminate=explode dynamite=explode so as both have same sound
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by desai_dharmik

~ Culminate~climax---In old films, climax is where the hero criticizes bad guys fully and they change. Full at culmination
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by csg123

for one FUL-MIN(my friend)-ATE...then xploded with loud noise
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by puncuz

fulsome

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
Synonyms : buttery , oily , oleaginous , smarmy , soapy , unctuous
Example Sentence
  • buttery praise
  • gave him a fulsome introduction
  • an oily sycophantic press agent
  • oleaginous hypocrisy
  • smarmy self-importance
  • the unctuous Uriah Heep
  • soapy compliments

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fulsome

You can FOOL SOME people with excessive and insincere praise..
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by namaskar

usually when you have sex, two people is enough, threesome is more than enough, FULSOME(foursome) is excessive
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by usairforce1985

Focus on the ful portion. Fulsome means excessive to the point where it is too full.
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by nic42991

Fulsome=full+some more ie, it was full,,,bu when some added it becomes disgustingly excessivemore
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by somabrata

"You can FOOL SOME people sometimes, but you can't fool all the people all the time." -- Bob Marley
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by dshefman

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by amol84

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