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neophyte

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously
Definition
(noun) any new participant in some activity
Definition
(noun) a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist
Synonyms : catechumen

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for neophyte

split the word into "neo = the matrix hero" and "phyte = fight". Thus neo fights in matrix movie as a beginner or new commer to save the revolution.
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by anshAVI

neo+phyte ~ new + fight; A new member or beginner always has to fight to establish his own identity.
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by nehaMD

NEW(neo)+FAITH(phyte)....a person who has faith in new religion is a neophyte
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by nileshdive

NEO(phyte) sounds like new...so someone who is new at some thing and learning it...
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by shashank.workmail

new + fight = the last rule of Fight Club is, if its your first night, then you have to fight
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by friendofafriend

nepotism

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nepotism

ne + poti + sm ~ poti (grand-daughter) .. every grand father shows favoritism for his grand daughter.
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by nehaMD

(Tag: Hindi) ne + poti + sm ~ poti (grand-daughter) .. every grand father shows favoritism for his grand daughter.
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by saravpreet.302

What Mallu/Conga/Gulti HR managers DO in IT industry (favoring people from their place)
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by srinathshetty

Nepotism - The great leader "Nepolean" devoid of giving preference to his kins or relations.
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by ramnar85

Nepotism comes from the Italian term "nepote", meaning "nephew (someone's relative)". Nepotism deals with the hiring of relatives.
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by editor1

new pot of briyani for nephew favoritism
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by sansecretcp

nettle

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
Definition
(verb) sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
Synonyms : urticate

Definition
(verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
Synonyms : annoy , bother , chafe , devil , get at , get to , gravel , irritate , nark , rag , rile , vex
Example Sentence
  • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
  • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nettle

Nettle sounds like kettle. A Kettle boiling water makes a lot of noise and is therefore irriating and annoying. It also means "worried".
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by xiaohua23

"net + tle, when internet is slow like turtle.... annoyed!"
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by yang58

nettle sounds like needle when someone is needling u, u get annoyed ,disturbed and irritated
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by maddoghot

take NET..when tennis players hit the ball in the net they get ANNOYED
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by garsone_kill

"Why are these rumors spreading online?? I hate the internet, it's really annoying me..." "Yeah, the net'll do that."
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by rashtastic

net + le >> jab tumhara dost net le bolata hai aur woh bohot slow nikalta hai, tab bohot jaan pe aati hai.. we get annoyed over friend and irritated while surfing the net..
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by RajeshBorkar

Noisy like Kettle (Imagine a kettle which is burning and making alot of noise)->irritating;annoying
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by ali_aj

keep on putting nettle in my finger got irritated,annoy, vex
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by sansecretcp

niggardly

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) petty or reluctant in giving or spending
Synonyms : grudging , scrimy
Example Sentence
  • a niggardly tip

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for niggardly

nigar khan dont spend money on clothes jst spend on bikini hehehehe
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by ratikmittal

nigg+HARDLY....he Hardly spends money
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by garsone_kill

ni(nahi) gar(ghar or home) jiske pass ghar nahi hai woh toh reluctant hoga hi!
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by vevin1986

niggardly=ni+ggar+hardly(sounds like beggar)who is stingy yet times
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by crazylooks

ni+gard= night gard ke pass spend karne ke liye rupe nahi hote hai
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by amit151190

nigger + ly = a nigger(a black)has no money means he is stingy
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by sekharcvs

Nig(kinda like Pick)+gardly(kinda like Hardly);therefore,someone who HARDLY PICK up a check, stingy,miser
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by ali_aj

taking out is nick purse is hardly rarer, stingy
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by sansecretcp

nimble

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) moving quickly and lightly
Synonyms : agile , quick , spry
Example Sentence
  • sleek and agile as a gymnast
  • as nimble as a deer
  • nimble fingers
  • quick of foot
  • the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it

Definition
(adj) mentally quick
Synonyms : agile
Example Sentence
  • an agile mind
  • nimble wits

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nimble

Think about the broom of Harry Potter "Nimbus2000" and Nimbus2001" which are very nimble.
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by atiya

nimble..sounds like nimbu(lemon)..when a lemon falls on the floor it rolls quickly..sure this helps you in understanding the meaning quickly...ie in being NIMBLE
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by nehaMD

nimble = nibu+ able, Nibu pani allows you to move fastily & quickly.
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by shaktipada

nimble= ni for nickel is hard so it is easily (mble for mobile) mobile from one place to another.
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by shaktipada

nocturnal

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) belonging to or active during the night
Example Sentence
  • nocturnal animals are active at night
  • nocturnal plants have flowers that open at night and close by day

Definition
(adj) of or relating to or occurring in the night
Example Sentence
  • nocturnal darkness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nocturnal

no+c+turn+al no turn(traffic lites)are active at nite!!
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by crazylooks

nocturnal=no+c+turn+al....you cannot see all turns at night....so must be active thru out nite while drving
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by ajaypasagada@gmail.com

sybar-rite can be pronounced as cyber-rite,so person fond of cyber(web) is fond of luxury and pleasure.
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by vishalsfx

noc(tongue in tamil) turn al-> tongue active at night turning all direction.
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by sansecretcp

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