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mendicant

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms
Synonyms : friar

Definition
(noun) a pauper who lives by begging
Synonyms : beggar

Definition
(adj) practicing beggary
Example Sentence
  • mendicant friars

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mendicant

Mandi me chant karta hua bhikhari
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by G_P

Men+die+cant= men die because they can't work so they beg to survive
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by PAC001

mendicant ~ Men + d I + Can t : men who say I can't, they don't like to work and sometimes start practising beggary
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by swathiadimulam

sounds like "mendi-coat" a local name for some game of cards. Can you remember some other card game "bhikari" or "beggar"
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by Swapneel Patil

mendicant= men + dicant(empty something)...men with no money..beggar
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by mon_m

mending + can't ~those who are unable to mend easil;y start begging
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by friendofafriend

MENDICANT=MAN+DECANT. When you see the MAN on the street corner, you should DECANT the money from your pocket into his cup.
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by dshefman

MEND+I+CANT:MEND rhymes like SPEND ,so the word becomes SPEND I CANT .the beggar says SPEND I CANT
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by funnyhitler

One who can't be mended i.e., a perfect person who doesn't indulge in material affairs to earn food.
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by garrulous

mend+cant: one who cant mend his clothes begs for help
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by 1.6k

break it in punjabi as( money d katt) that is lack of money
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by saravpreet.302

mendi+cant...railway cant par beggar rehte hai
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by sunny.agarwal

Mendicant = Mandi (A shopping place from hindi) + cant(Etymology - Is to sing).. (Singing in Mandi) Is a begger right ?
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by shyamb85

MENDel CAN't work because he learns in kollel so his family are beggars
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by karenrw

mercenary

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a person hired to fight for another country than their own
Synonyms : soldier of fortune

Definition
(adj) marked by materialism
Definition
(adj) serving for wages in a foreign army
Synonyms : free-lance , freelance
Example Sentence
  • mercenary killers

Definition
(adj) profit oriented
Synonyms : mercantile , moneymaking
Example Sentence
  • a commercial book
  • preached a mercantile and militant patriotism
  • a mercenary enterprise
  • a moneymaking business

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mercenary

merce - mercy + na - no; no mercy.He can kill anybody for money or gain
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by ksameer_coep

MERCENARY -> MERCHANT is related with money making person and mercenary is the person who do only for money
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by dshefman

mark henry(wresler) is from kenya but fight in USA to make money
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by gaurav singh

dont show any MERCY to this NARI ,as she is a prostitute, a girl MOTIVATED SOLELY BY MONEY..................;)
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by verbal800

mercenary (merce - mercy + na - no; no mercy) = Judge should now show mercy to someone who killed his father just for money.
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by mon_m

My scenery is soo much beautiful thrfr it is profit oriented....
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by Sahil1722

MERC-enary...gotta be motivated solely by money to buy a merc!
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by salil

mera motive sirf money money
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by jj

mere(mer) + se(ce) + nary(female in hindi)............mere se naary par koi dhyan nahi hai.....mujhe to CENT(money) par dhyan rakhna hai
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by simranjeet

mercenary = merce(mercy) + na (not) + ry(to friend); no mercy is there so america hire force from france tofight agaist Iraq.
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by shaktipada

meticulous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) marked by precise accordance with details
Synonyms : punctilious
Example Sentence
  • meticulous research
  • punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette

Definition
(adj) marked by extreme care in treatment of details
Example Sentence
  • a meticulous craftsman
  • almost worryingly meticulous in his business formalities

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for meticulous

it sounds like matriculation(admission to a college).To get matriculation we should be as a meticulous(careful) aspirant to clear the exam.
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by ykalyan

Meticulous:Met(Meet)+ICU(hospitals intensive care unit),so whenever u met any person in ICU u need to be very/extremely careful about his health,......etc
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by misc

Meti means fear..every one knows "where ever fear is there ,care should be there" otherwise we fall in risks...
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by laxman

The METs play ridICULOUSly well when they demonstrate extreme care and precision during a baseball game.
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by KOGrad

meticulous.is a derived from Latin word meticulosus which means fearful..where metic..is derived from metus..means..fear...so any one who fears to be rejected...does all his work CAREFULLY....because he fears of making any mistake.
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by preetisoni2411

if u dont want to meet ICU .... u have to be careful
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by animeshmanglik

sounds like MEDICAL - doctors have to be very careful in surgery
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by atav

meticulous sounds like gals METTI kulla us which means gals give more care to their husband
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by arunprakash

Misanthrope is opposite of philanthropist(is a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others,especially by donating money to good cause),BillGates is a philanthropist he used to donate his property by Bill&MelindaGateFoundatio
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by misc

meticulous = met at icu us means your are in serious condition take care of yourself before meet at icu.
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by shaktipada

when ever you met me Icu(sounds like I see you ) lous sounds like less it means take care of treatment
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by blvrmanindra

mettle

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the courage to carry on
Synonyms : heart , nerve , spunk
Example Sentence
  • he kept fighting on pure spunk
  • you haven't got the heart for baseball

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mettle

METTLE - sounds like 'MEET' + 'HELL' To MEET HELL one should have the COURAGE TO CARRY ON
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by bujjusmart

Sounds like metal and metals are obviously strong. So, can be related to a strong courageous person.
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by Administrator

Reminds of Steel King industrialist Lakshmi Mittal: Symbolic of courage to carry on
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by bugmenot

We use Metal for waging war. Implying courage
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by subhasish

meet(guys lets meet up,we all will be a force then)+all(Unity is strength and seems courageous)
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by miktarun

in the military they give you a metal for brave deeds
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by usairforce1985

METTLE= MEnTaL courage and spirit....
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by smsayem127

MET(meat)+LE(in hindi le means take)....people who sell meat say MEAT LE....but they require COURAGE to carry on the business because everytime they have to kill innocent animals
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by nileshdive

it takes mettle to walk through a field of nettle
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by Enigmaticguitar

microcosm

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a miniature model of something
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for microcosm

micro = small + cosmos = universe
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by muffisoni

minatory

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
Example Sentence
  • a baleful look
  • forbidding thunderclouds
  • his tone became menacing
  • ominous rumblings of discontent
  • sinister storm clouds
  • a sinister smile
  • his threatening behavior
  • ugly black clouds
  • the situation became ugly

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for minatory

Minatory sounds like military--military people are very threatening most of the times.
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by Administrator

minator + y first part sounds like minotaur-the mythical beast you could associate menacing and threatening with and thus minatory = menacing
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by k-electron

minatory ~ min (men) + atory (eater) = A maneater is considered as dangerous or threatening to human beings.
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by amitarora

Minority Parties always threaten for QUOTA
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by vibhoruiet

MINEatory.....mines are always threatening because lot's of people can die because of suffocation or poisonous gases present in mines....
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by nileshdive

Meena is not teri she is meri, he gave a minatory statement
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by bugmenot

Sounds like 'Minotaur'[half bull half man creature in greek myth] so minator|y means like a 'minotaur'[evil!]
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by bharath8421

Even a MINor TeraORY breach can be threatening
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by karenrw

Min + ate + ory sounds like hate in between, hate is an expression shown by one who is threatening or forbidding .....
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by arun.abraham

Minatory = mina + at + worry; i.e mina feeling fear.
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by shaktipada

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