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genuflect

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) bend the knees and bow in church or before a religious superior or image
Definition
(verb) bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
Synonyms : kowtow , scrape

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for genuflect

If you had a conflict with your jaanu.. i.e 'Jaanu + conflict' > ganuflect.. at the end of the day you will be down on your knees : That's a general perception!
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by avinav

from Latin genu (knee) + flectere (to bend)
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by cp.jethani

FLECT = BENT (in latin). GEN-U-FLECT= in front of general you bend, showing your willingness to serve.
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by biotechlover

germane

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) relevant and appropriate
Example Sentence
  • he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for germane

germane...very close to word ..germany..so if you want TO learn GERMAN LANGUAGE....I GUESS A GERMAN teacher would be APPROPRIATE.
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by preetisoni2411

Ger(main) : he asked the "main" (appropriate) question
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by amitoj

GIRL+MEIN....kisi girl mein interest hona relevant hain
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by nileshdive

ger(ghar)mane(man)-ghar ka aadmi always "relevant" to house matters...
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by studyabroad.us

ger(ghar)mane(man)-ghar ka aadmi always "relevant" to house matters...
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by studyabroad.us

Think Jermaine Jackson who was relevant to the Jackson Five
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by Yank

ghar mein you have to act appropriate and proper. dont let them know the darinda u r from inside haha
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by friendofafriend

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by studyabroad.us

GER-MANE = "注問":關注於正被討論的問題
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by joeyessoe

The germs on his mane were constantly on his mind; the germs on his mind were germane to his health.
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by memory man

ghastly

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
Synonyms : grim , grisly , gruesome , macabre , sick
Example Sentence
  • ghastly wounds
  • the grim aftermath of the bombing
  • the grim task of burying the victims
  • a grisly murder
  • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
  • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
  • macabre tortures conceived by madmen

Definition
(adj) gruesomely indicative of death or the dead
Synonyms : charnel , sepulchral
Example Sentence
  • a charnel smell came from the chest filled with dead men's bones
  • ghastly shrieks
  • the sepulchral darkness of the catacombs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ghastly

GHOSTLY
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by nileshdive

ghastly sounds like ghost + ly; something like a ghost ........ very horrible ... and terrifying.
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by preetisoni2411

So shocking and horrifying that you GASP!
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by dshefman

giddy

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
Synonyms : dizzy , vertiginous , woozy
Example Sentence
  • had a dizzy spell
  • a dizzy pinnacle
  • had a headache and felt giddy
  • a giddy precipice
  • feeling woozy from the blow on his head
  • a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff

Definition
(adj) lacking seriousness; given to frivolity
Example Sentence
  • a dizzy blonde
  • light-headed teenagers
  • silly giggles

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for giddy

sounds like kiddy. Kids are always light hearted.
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by cp.jethani

GIDDY has two meanings : not serios and dizzy.Giddy is similar to Kiddy, kids arent serious and they jump and run all daylong and feel dizzy
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by tamz_rulz

u must have heard giddy up(at least Kramor say it)
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by friendofafriend

Feeling giddy when traveling in a gaddi
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by nupur10000

gingerly

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) with extreme care or delicacy
Example Sentence
  • they proceeded with gingerly footwork over the jagged stones
  • the issue was handled only in a gingerly way

Definition
(adv) in a gingerly manner
Example Sentence
  • gingerly I raised the edge of the blanket

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gingerly

you should not put a lot of ginger in any of the dish or tea, otherwise it will spoil the same. So you should be very careful while handling ginger.
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by cp.jethani

be VERY CAREFUL while cutting GINGER(LY), since they are small and hard.
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by imajeeth

add ginger gingerly in small amount
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by fabregas

when we add ginger in tea we can drive at night because we become cautious
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by nileshdive

ginger+CAT...SO HAVE you heard of ginger cat...which has brownish eyes....and old people said..if you see a ginger cat on the way..you have to be careful..as gingercat..brings bad luck.
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by preetisoni2411

Ginger hotel of tata is always careful.
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by shaktipada

imagine in ur teenage u used to drink ginger beer secretly hence gingerly=secretly
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by ragha4u

glean

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) gather, as of natural products
Synonyms : harvest , reap
Example Sentence
  • harvest the grapes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for glean

It sounds like clean. You clean by gathering the leavings bit by bit
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by garrulous

concentrate on the word lean,u lean forward,rather bend forward when u want to pick up something...gather leavings
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by k-electron

green + clean.... you clean the green products by picking them up.
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by maddy232323

glean: Gather for the LEAN and needy
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by spyne

Cleaning the surface for gleaning the information.
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by nupur10000

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