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nostalgia

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) longing for something past
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nostalgia

nostalgia. sounds like no hostel gia.. so he feels home sick..remembers home
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by sonamina

Relate Nostalgic with No+tragic. He is recalling his old days and thinking how his life would have been if there was no tragic plane crash that killed everyone in his family.
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by Administrator

nostalgia-> nose tall as grand ma, homesick, longing for the past
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by sansecretcp

nostrum

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
Synonyms : catholicon , cure-all , panacea

Definition
(noun) patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nostrum

put RUM in the NOSTrils.....to cure cold.... ? - questionable medicine
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by kmr.akhil

key NOSE-DRUM when i took nedicine my nose took the shpa eof drum than i asked myslf was this the right medicine th i took ===="questionable"
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by priyanshu.mittal

Remember by nostradamus: A mysterious fortune teller (who can cure all the ailments)
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by bugmenot

NOSTRum : NO STRONG( not a strong medicine)
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by lokesh755

Nose became like a drum because of this nostrum and the idea to take this medicine for the problem did not succeed.
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by nupur10000

notoriety

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality
Synonyms : ill fame

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for notoriety

root word is notorious means mischievous. so "notor" in the word specify defamity..illfame
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by cp.jethani

note(money) became cause of a riot in a city is bad publicity for that city
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by jj

notoriety -> not to write about sarathi famous story because he is famous for kissing aunty
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by sansecretcp

nuance

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
Synonyms : nicety , refinement , shade , subtlety
Example Sentence
  • without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor
  • don't argue about shades of meaning

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nuance

nuance = new + ounce.. and ounce is a very small unit for weight.. hence a very small difference..
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by muffisoni

Once checking the company with no special nuance after a disaster, the manager proceeds a business conti-nuance plan
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by kguide

nuance=new+anci c(book).....no much difference between old and new editions...
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by ajaypasagada@gmail.com

sounds like nuisance. Nuisance is something spoken unrelated to the subject. nuance is much more subtle, it is spoken relevant to the subject but with little difference.
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by itgulpp

Nuance = Nu + an + ce;A New an ceo is little diffent from
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by shaktipada

nugatory

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) of no real value
Example Sentence
  • a nugatory law

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nugatory

No+guarantee, i.e a product which has no guarantee, is worthless.
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by heartbeat143kvc

almost sounds like New+Gay+Tree.which is futile because gays wont have a nice family tree.(NO OFFENSE whatsoever).. (Should be original)
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by Administrator

nugat..sounds like NEGLET..and something which can be neglected is ALWAYS WORTHLESS AND FUTILE.
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by preetisoni2411

no gate entry = dont let that guy enter the gate as he is no good
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by friendofafriend

Nugatory can be related to negatory or 'negation'..which means nullify or worthless
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by jobin_mathew

it sounds like gutter which is of no use
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by 1.6k

sounds like nugget - a chunk of something ussually gold, just imagine a worthless piece of gold!
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by own1221

nugatory (hindi)= nuga( nunga ) + tory (tree) = so nunga tree withous any fruits has no value at all
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by rajpt_007

1970's Citizens Band radio slang for "negative" was NEGATORY-Good-Buddy. CB's were replaced by cell phones and now their use is NUGATORY (futile, of no use).
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by logintel

nu=new;gate=gatory...even though a new gate is fixed in the appartment..ppl still use the old one...so the new gate is serving no purpose and is useless...
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by chetanhyd007

nugatory-> nuts gated, worthless night
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by sansecretcp

nuptial

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) of or relating to a wedding
Synonyms : bridal , spousal
Example Sentence
  • bridal procession
  • nuptial day
  • spousal rites
  • wedding cake
  • marriage vows

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nuptial

New Tail. For girls, marriage is freedom (a new tail, so to say). For poor guys, its like their tails being cut off.
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by subhasish

nuptial = N + U + Pti (husband)+ al ( kal=tomorrow)= if u will do marriage tommorrow N U become husband.
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by rajpt_007

it sounds like guptil cricketer of newzland who married recently
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by gopikrish2000

nupital----nainital.hillstation for honeymoon..so could be related to marriage also
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by sagardoshi63

nuptial ->nice up bfr all related to marriage ceremony
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by sansecretcp

sounds like navtal tala when a person gets married its like locking him
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by saurabh82del

: new + petal : after marriage your wife will be the new petal of your life
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