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obviate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) do away with
Synonyms : eliminate , rid of

Definition
(verb) prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
Example Sentence
  • Let's avoid a confrontation
  • head off a confrontation
  • avert a strike

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obviate

obviate - viate sounds like deviate, deviate yourself from studying(happen something)....
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by bhavanasrini

ob+viate .. viate can be rhymed with void.. and making void means removing something.. hence getting rid of..
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by muffisoni

if it is obvious you can obviate it easily (you can prevent it), obvious and obviate sound similar
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by lamardebater

obviate = ob-'prevent' + viate 'via [=way]' prevent the way ~ we don't go that way
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by pateheo

OBVIously i ATE poison bcoz i wanted to GET RID OF my life..!!!!!!............:D
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by verbal800

Obviate : A-void-it
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by gardenforhealth

Relate it with "obvious"...
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by vidz

ob = obese ate = eat obese person avoids to eat
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by saurabhkumar87

ob+viate(sounds like violate) which means get rid off something.
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by prithvikalakota

obviate sounds like obliviate spell in harry potter which is used to remove the memory of someone so get rid of
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by parthrsingh

ob+vi+ate--- if we are OBese(fat) then VI(we) should be OB(against) ATE(eating), i.e., we should PREVENT AND AVOID eating too much
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by nikhilparasher

obviate=obvious+ate a necessary thing is obvious and to eat it makes it unnecessary
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by sharpspecial007

obviate sounds like ob (ab - now ) violate thus avoid
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by uday106

Dont go to iOB bank it is not safe for money transfer avoid it.
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by sansecretcp

OOhhh..Deviate ..and prevent it from happening
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by VICKYPAWAN11

occlude

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) block passage through
Synonyms : block , close up , impede , jam , obstruct , obturate
Example Sentence
  • obstruct the path

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for occlude

when you include someone they are welcome and the gates are always open but when you OCCLUDE(rhymes with EXCLUDE), they are unwelcome and hence the gates are SHUT or CLOSED on them.
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by imajeeth

Occlude - sounds like conclude. Means close or shut something...
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by nascent

Harry Potter fans may remember occlumency which is the subject that helps to close one's mind.
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by deepukurien

clude originates from claudere.. which means close..
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by muffisoni

occlude which is opposite of include.
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by prithvikalakota

exclude the forms bcoz we r colsed
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by harshrocketvora

Make a chain like this Include::Exclude::Occlude
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by misc

you conclude when you occlude - shut or close something
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by sunnynero

occult

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) supernatural forces and events and beings collectively
Synonyms : supernatural
Example Sentence
  • She doesn't believe in the supernatural

Definition
(noun) supernatural practices and techniques
Synonyms : occult arts
Example Sentence
  • he is a student of the occult

Definition
(verb) cause an eclipse of (a celestial body) by intervention
Synonyms : eclipse
Example Sentence
  • The Sun eclipses the moon today
  • Planets and stars often are occulted by other celestial bodies

Definition
(verb) become concealed or hidden from view or have its light extinguished
Example Sentence
  • The beam of light occults every so often

Definition
(verb) hide from view
Example Sentence
  • The lids were occulting her eyes

Definition
(adj) hidden and difficult to see
Example Sentence
  • an occult fracture
  • occult blood in the stool

Definition
(adj) having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding
Synonyms : mysterious , mystic , mystical , orphic , secret
Example Sentence
  • mysterious symbols
  • the mystical style of Blake
  • occult lore
  • the secret learning of the ancients

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for occult

diffiCULT to understand
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by findktk

in slang.. cult means to flick.. or rob.. and the person who cults is always mysterious, secret..
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by muffisoni

The occult is of the supernatural, which is always hard to understand or see.
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by Marise

can be related to CULTs - which believe in strange supernaturals
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by reachacsv

Occult is the past tense of occur, so the ugly things which happens in the longest past is always darken in memory no body favor it to remind.
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by shaktipada

our culture is secret and mysterious.
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by sansecretcp

occult (questions with no result) (occur no result)
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by yasha

odious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) unequivocally detestable
Example Sentence
  • abominable treatment of prisoners
  • detestable vices
  • execrable crimes
  • consequences odious to those you govern

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for odious

hate people with bad odour(odious) and high audio(odious)
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by yasha

the word reminds us of ODOUR, when we get bad odour from someone ...we tend to DISLIKE or DEVELOP AN AVERSION for that person..
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by kvsharat

originally it is taken from latin word odisse means to HATE....ODIOUS MEANS something detestable, hatful...abhorrent
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by preetisoni2411

remember garfield and odi...?? garfield HATES odi. so anything with the prefix odi+ is detestable
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by jahnavi89

ODI+oUS ....ODI MATCHES.afterTHE test match in aus...BUCKNER IS-the most HATED umpire among indians...so we dont want to see him DOING UMPIRING IN ODI matches ..so a strong feeling of HATRED against BUCKNER in US.
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by preetisoni2411

after the arrival of T-20...everybody hated ODI now...!!!
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by sravan1411

Kannada: Odi => Run ... U run away from what u hate!.
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by Abhinandan_217

ODIOUS rhymes with adieu(which means goodbye)..Everyone loves "hellos" and everyone hates "goodbyes"...so odious=hateful
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by joeytrib

odious -> odi( ran in tamil) ous(lovers) are arousing strong dislike; hateful by parents
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by sansecretcp

odi-us is like odor-us because-you-stink!
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by Yank

You hate(odious) to do 'odd' jobs.
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by coolme

odium

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
Definition
(noun) hate coupled with disgust
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for odium

ODIUM rhymes with PODIUM. Podium means stage and I have a stage fear and therefore I detest going on the stage.
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by imajeeth

odium sounds very close to podium(a stage type of thing)-well standing on podium when politician delivers speech against their opponents ..it fills us with odium.
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by preetisoni2411

if we take "opium" people will hate us and look at us with disgust
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by khushi5

od+i+u +(m)...i dislike you as you as your thoughts are very odd.
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by Administrator

we say "odi-yamma" in hatred...!!!
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by sravan1411

odium sounds lyk odion theatre in hyderabd...afta the bomb blast in dat theatre its reputation has been lost hence disrepute
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by srikanth_027

Odium, sounds like "Odu". In tamil language "Odu" means "Run". So we run away from things we detest
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by Jagadesh Rao

odi( ran in tamil) um(lovers) are arousing strong dislike; hateful by parents
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by sansecretcp

bad odor from a person will make u hate him and be disgusted by the smell
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by namaskar

officious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
Example Sentence
  • an interfering old woman
  • bustling about self-importantly making an officious nuisance of himself
  • busy about other people's business

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for officious

OFFICIOUS,the first part of the word sounds similar to office. Imagine a government office where people poke their nose in other's affairs, they are INTERFERING.
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by imajeeth

Offi(in offices)+cious(curious).. in offices ppl vl be curious for promotions so they vil be pushy in offering services
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by vickydgr8

excessive eagerness to do OFFicial work of OFFering service or advice..
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by muffisoni

In an office, people are always poking into (meddling with) others affairs, in a irritating manner.
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by passion2win

Imagine a police OFFICER that was so OFFICIOUS on the highway he made a car stop for several hours
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by itspossible

Off-ish in the office = because they're pushy with their services to get a promotion
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by Marise

read off as offering and cious as service so one hu offer his service
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by saravpreet.302

inclined towards making our mood off - OFFIng eaCh and every 1 Of US
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by rkhapare

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