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Short Definition :

(adj) characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious
Synonyms : artless
Example Sentence
  • an ingenuous admission of responsibility

(adj) lacking in sophistication or worldliness
Synonyms : innocent
Example Sentence
  • a child's innocent stare
  • his ingenuous explanation that he would not have burned the church if he had not thought the bishop was in it

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ingenuous

In+genuine- In genuine relationship people are naive and trusting to each other.
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by pcsjith

naive and young ppl are generally genuine...
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by 1.6k

IN (suffix, means NO) + (genuous) (genius) ~ one who is not a genius artist and hence is artless ~ INGENUOUS
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by Administrator

Now i am telling the difference between ingenious and ingenuous...."I AM GENIOUS,U ARE FOOL".Please see the in ingenuous 'u' is there after 'n'.From this we can infer that ingenious--->clever... ingenuous---->fool
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by manoj_gre

it comes from ingenue which means a young naive young woman ingenue ~ genie and we know that genie is very childish
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by lamardebater

like engine; no pretention.
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by asif_sas

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by Jackery

INnocent+GENtle demeanour
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by apurva17

its synonym is CANDID(spell as candy).. candy is eaten by NAIVE & YOUNG people..
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by kvsharat

ingenuous has sound of jejune which means child or naive
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by aroraraman309

Ingenuous = Innocence makes you intuitive genius while being too smart leads you nowhere.
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by mohit.iiita


Short Definition :

(verb) gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ingratiate

ingratiate, take the word as intake of you do something to gain gratitude of others
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by ranjan_thinker

INGRATIATE ~ in + grat(sounds like GREET) + ate (EAT) ... so when you greet somebody with both the hands and give something to eat......why do you do that try to gain their favour .
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by preetisoni2411

IN+GRADUATE...In graduation state you get favor of people because you are educated and all and all that crap.....
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by nileshdive

ingratiate->in "great""ate" say the guy is great and offer some food to do this so that he likes you
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by Ani

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by userdce

in gratify , make someone great.
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by shaktipada

In(deep)+gratification when you do excessive gratification of somebody, that is in order to gain favor.
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by nitinsushil


Short Definition :

(adj) not friendly
Synonyms : unfriendly
Example Sentence
  • an unfriendly act of aggression
  • an inimical critic

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for inimical

inimi=enemy, and enemies cause damage. So inimical means something damaging.
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by coolgal82

INIMICAL ~ inimi (sounds like ENEMY) + cal; Enemies are HOSTILE and of-course UNFRIENDLY.
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by aajains

amicable another GRE word meaning "FRIENDLY" and ini(NOT) aMICAbLe meaning "UNFRIENDLY" or "NOT FRIENDLY" .
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by vj.suryawanshi

inimical reminds us of mimical.We sometimes mimic others in good humour. Inimical thus means something that shouldnt/cannot be mimicked.Unfriendly,Hostile
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by k-electron

etymologically speaking, Inimical consists of "In(Opposite)"+"Amicus(Friend)";hence, not friendly. Remember the word "Amigo" in Spanish language means Friend
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by melancholica

In+Mica, Mica the singer is unfriendly to Rakhi Sawant.
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by omganesh

I all him to stage but he is doing inim i.e yes or no.
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by shaktipada

Interdict= inter (enter) + dic (dictionary) + t(turn).not entered turn in another way.
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by shaktipada

Predilection = pre + dile _ election; i.e if u donot give previously the election will not held.
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by shaktipada

inimical: "Enemy Kal" harmful ho sakta hai...
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by RKA-CE-9910827111-Delhi


Short Definition :

(adj) characterized by iniquity; wicked because it is believed to be a sin
Synonyms : sinful , ungodly
Example Sentence
  • iniquitous deeds
  • he said it was sinful to wear lipstick
  • ungodly acts

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for iniquitous

Iniquitous:this sounds like in quit us We should quit those habits, virtues that are bad. Thus inquitous = wicked.
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by k-electron

INIQUITOUS ~ IN + Equity; in + equity -> not treating everyone equally (which is considered as INIQUITOUS or sinful act)
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by ashay.ut

Iniquitous….. in(BAD)+ quit+ us… BAD HABITS OR VIRTUES IN US……SHOULD BE QUITED……Thus inquitous = wicked.
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by lebshah

equity or iquity means fairness.. therefore iniquitous means unfair or wicked.
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by Pursuing Life


Short Definition :

(noun) a slight suggestion or vague understanding
Synonyms : glimmer , glimmering , intimation
Example Sentence
  • he had no inkling what was about to happen

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for inkling

a wINK can give us a hint
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by jahnavi89

ksameer_coep you beat me to it..but still, A murder in which the killer stabbed the victim with a pen, and the Ink trail was an INKLING for the cops to catch him.
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by menon_ranjit

When you ink, it means you are showing something
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by aravindhbaskaran

you give a hint to someone that the pen ink is leaking...
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by NikhilAgl

jumble the words . inkling -> linking .. a linking is a hint or clue.
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by nikhilnitc

That ink was linked to killer
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by ksameer_coep


Short Definition :

(adj) not established by conditioning or learning
Synonyms : unconditioned , unlearned
Example Sentence
  • an unconditioned reflex

(adj) being talented through inherited qualities
Synonyms : born , natural
Example Sentence
  • a natural leader
  • a born musician
  • an innate talent

(adj) present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
Synonyms : congenital , inborn

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for innate

he always ATE in an INN(restaurant),it was his INBORN habit
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by imajeeth

Root word nate = Inborn
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by ksameer_coep

Remember INmATE: thatis anything inmate in somone
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by cvshinto

The characteristic was imprisoned inside him from birth like an INMATE.
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by Jackery

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