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ostentation

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a gaudy outward display
Synonyms : fanfare , flash

Definition
(noun) lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
Definition
(noun) pretentious or showy or vulgar display
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ostentation

os+ten+tate-if some one has TEn O.S.( operating system) he will IRRITATE you by showing them all
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by logic87

focus on (Osten) which can be pronounced as Austin. Austin Powers like to show off his mojo.
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by AME

Ostentation:OS Ten(Mac OS X =Apple Operating System)+tate(Irritate)-so if some one has Mac OSTen(OS X)he will IRRITATE you by showing them all is features.....etc......
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by misc

ostenteshan..tent+eshan..in telgu tent veyadam means say placing a tent... at the time of elections d politicians place a tent n start giving speeches to show Pretentious display meant to impress others; boastful showiness.
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by amarendar

ostentatious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) intended to attract notice and impress others
Synonyms : pretentious
Example Sentence
  • an ostentatious sable coat

Definition
(adj) (of a display) tawdry or vulgar
Synonyms : pretentious

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ostentatious

oSTENTATIOUS....read it as Stuntatious....Stunts...you perform stunts to attract attention, showy.
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by nikki123

sounds like Austin(stone cold steve austin) wwe wrestler .. they always pretend and speak crap to grab attention..
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by aniljonline

Nothing is as ostentatious as OSTRICH feathers in your hat.
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by Jackery

osTENTATIOUS.. can be rhymed with TEMPTATION.. so trying to induce temptation and attracting ppl..
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by muffisoni

Girl in the "tent" was trying to attract(lure)so we were note able to work...
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by Pritesh Ponkiya

USNE TEN TATTI KIA to attract attention of NURSES
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by joxeusindia

ostrich shape tent attractive, showy - ostentatious
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by sansecretcp

Take ours attention
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by swap.kamble

ostracize

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) expel from a community or group
Synonyms : ban , banish , blackball , cast out , ostracise , shun

Definition
(verb) avoid speaking to or dealing with
Synonyms : ostracise
Example Sentence
  • Ever since I spoke up, my colleagues ostracize me

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ostracize

ostRACISM .. racism leads to groupism and excluding a group from the public is to OSTRACIZE.
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by muffisoni

He was ostracize because he was OSTRich sIZed
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by kushalsejwal

Ostracism or ostracize: Remembered as "OYE EXTRA SIZE" if you become overweight or over size people will exclude/ban you..
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by userdce

Ostrecize = Oz. (for australia) + Criticized ( for sledging, aggresion on field etc) = Isolated or seperated ,Avoided by all Regards, Maddy
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by bugmenot

ostracize: phonetically similar to austere life, austere : stern life, not ornated , simple; which happens when you are banished from public favor.
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by piyush_gre

ost (oust) + racize (race) = oust a race, therefore, social exclusion or ban.
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by mohanster

IMAGINE this--in LKG ramu was Osterized by the other students as they heard that he ate octopus daily(thinking he is wierd)
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by watefun

cize sounds like siege means to ban
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by er.amit.1jan

Ostracized = os (operating system) + tra + cize(size); The operating system has been seize from the list i.e the list is make short.
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by shaktipada

I am ostrich size so my friends avoid speaking to or dealing with
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by sansecretcp

oust

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) remove from a position or office
Example Sentence
  • The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds

Definition
(verb) remove and replace
Example Sentence
  • The word processor has ousted the typewriter

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for oust

OUT
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by userdce

outlandish

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
Example Sentence
  • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
  • famed for his eccentric spelling
  • a freakish combination of styles
  • his off-the-wall antics
  • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
  • outre and affected stage antics

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for outlandish

out+landish => the one who is from some other land. Means unconventional and bizarre to our land.
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by cp.jethani

divide it like out+land(ish)..so THINK OF SOMEONE WHO IS OUT of his land..means..someone who is not living in his own land..means living in a foriegn country.
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by preetisoni2411

Watch the movie OUTLANDER then you wont forget the word.
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by AndrewVarghese

outlandish..IS ALSO A NAME OF musical band.(IN DENMARK)& the kind of songs that they compose are unique to people and the lyrics has their origin from many langueges this is what makeS the album OUT OF ORDINARY ALBUMS..hence..BIZZARE.
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by preetisoni2411

OUT+LANDISH...FOCUS ON landish..very close to lavish..so a lavish spender always exceed the limit ....hence unconventional...to many people.
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by preetisoni2411

OUT + LAND -> came from a different land, alien, peculiar.
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by sansecretcp

outstrip

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) be or do something to a greater degree
Example Sentence
  • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
  • She outdoes all other athletes
  • This exceeds all my expectations
  • This car outperforms all others in its class

Definition
(verb) go far ahead of
Synonyms : distance , outdistance
Example Sentence
  • He outdistanced the other runners

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for outstrip

getting stripped in a colloquial language means being insulted, which is also felt if ur defeated or outdone.. hence try relating outstrip it..
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by muffisoni

out+strip...consider a rubber strip,if u strech out the rubber strip with some force it extends a lot
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by manoj_gre

Demands for trips and outings outstrips in summer.
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by nupur10000

strip outside -be or do something to a greater degree
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by sansecretcp

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