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paltry

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) not worth considering
Synonyms : negligible , trifling
Example Sentence
  • he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost
  • piffling efforts
  • a trifling matter

Definition
(adj) contemptibly small in amount
Synonyms : measly , miserable
Example Sentence
  • a measly tip
  • the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief
  • a paltry wage
  • almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paltry

pal means moment in hindi,its very small...so can b neglected when we r wasting hrs on facebook:)
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by Administrator

Relate this word to poultry. If poultry is not kept or stored properly, it will become worthless.
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by Administrator

(pal+try)Imagine you are advising your friend "hey pal(close friend), don't try it..it's not worth considering this option"
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by Administrator

Pal + Try. Pal means friend. Since you have very less no of pals/friends you keep on trying to make new ones
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by vishal.c.sharma

sounds like POULTRY,that have MISERABLE life
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by ihavethepotential

its like this PAL(friend)+try(try).....so it goes like this friend try again u made insignificant effort
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by vivthegre

PANTRY car of railways provide PALTRY amount of meal as compared to platform caterers for the tantamount of money.
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by sukhraj

PALTRY rhymes with PAUCITY which means dearth scarcity, paltry means insignificant or small in value
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by quantum_killer

hey PAL(friend)TRYeng to impress her is NOT WORTHY as she is already engaged
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by lebshah

paltry sounds like POULTRY which is INSIGNIFICANT for VEGETARIANS
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by bhargavramreddy

suppose a salesman is trying to persuade to buy sth:"Its really cheap PAL,TRY it!",thus, PALTRY=petty and insignificant amount
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by ali_aj

pal+try = hey pal dont try somethin which is insignificant and trifling
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by Sinduja

chickens are paltry poultry.
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by Jackery

POULTRY is worthless as we kill chickens to eat....hence PALTRY sounds like POULTRY....
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by nileshdive

pal (pole) and try(tree)...a pole is very small in comparison to the tree..so paultry- very small value
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by rohan87

Hey pal try it man...you tel ur pal to try something because its not all that costly, its petty or of insignificant amt
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by coolme

sounds lyk pantry.. today our pantry has very less snacks
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by anuragthegr8

Paltry-remember poultry, poultry is important coz it gives chicken(i like chicken),so paltry is unimportant. poultry - important paltry- unimportant
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by rajesh4u2u

read it as "partly" which means "partial" so adha-adhoora kam has no significance in your path success.....
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by studyabroad.us

My pals trying to give back borrowed money but he can't cause he's poor.
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by ok_2pro

paltry same sound as party(political party),so nowadays political party are becoming insignificant to the peoples.
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by elango mech

panacea

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) (Greek mythology) the goddess of healing; daughter of Aesculapius and sister of Hygeia
Definition
(noun) hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
Synonyms : catholicon , cure-all , nostrum

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for panacea

THIS WORD sound like pan of asia,which suggest remedy for all problems occuring in asia.
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by preetisoni2411

PAIN I'll SEE YA -> its a cure for all ailments so we can say "see ya" to pain and aches!!
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by deepster89

Panacea Biotec - A Pharma Company - is producing remedy for all diseases.
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by aniketr

panacea sounds like panasonic.panasonic is a famous company which claims that they are the greatest.So panacea means like greatest of all. i mean something that cures everything
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by lazyboy

pan bana rasvala - aisa karey dhamal ;this pan will solve all issues
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by 937256

panacea= Pan(all) + ace = If player is behind in point and he will shoot all ace in tennis match it will cure all
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by rajpt_007

pan (all)....
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by nachi

panache

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) distinctive and stylish elegance
Synonyms : dash , elan , flair , style
Example Sentence
  • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer

Definition
(noun) a feathered plume on a helmet
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for panache

ir reminds of the movie FASHION.all de top models wer frm panache..therefore u cn relate it to stylish way of dressin
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by kvsharat

panache.. sounds like moustache... ppl grow differnts kinds of moustaches to appear stylish
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by sonamina

if u have seen the movie "FASHION"... priyanka chopra models for the company PANACHE,,, which shows pryinaka chopra is stylish , energetic, and famboyant
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by saurabhkumar87

people eat PAN to showoff, but they don't know that it will cause ACHE
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by gremadness

sounds like headache so they can do things with out head ache
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by chetan530

Problem+Cash. If you have cash.. you'll solve your problem without any difficulty.
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by shadip

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by Thisisnotme

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by garrulous

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by kalyandheeraj

panegyric

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a formal expression of praise
Synonyms : encomium , eulogy , paean , pean

Definition
(adj) formally expressing praise
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for panegyric

pane sounds like paean means praise and gyric sounds like lyric, so panegyric means expression of praise
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by neel_desai2000

pane(pain)+gyric(lyrics)=if someone takes pain and writes lyrics then he will get PRAISED!!!
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by Zubin

panehyric:gyric sounnds like "lyric".so if any song has a good lyric then everybody praise it...in invites appreciation and praises..
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by asetech

it sounds like eugyric which also means praise
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by 1.6k

Pen + jerry = When Jerry helps Tom from Owner. Tom offers pen to Jerry and say go i.e. formal praise.
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by gbspaithan

If the lyrics of the songs are good then the lyricist will get PRAISEd
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by everfreshamit

pan+e+gyric~juric= i told to jury of india that we need a facility to apply pan cards through E~electonically ie, Online. And ther judge/Jury praised me for this idea.
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by NarenSuri

Looking through a window pane at the formal wear makes me want to express praise, not jeers (gyric)
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by Pneumonoultra

opposite of pan is panegyrc
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by ank_85

sounds like panipuri.. you praise sb if they get you panipuri
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by anoophallur

PANEGYRIC= PANIGRAHANAM, when panigrahanam happens others praise through manthras
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by biotechlover

pang

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a sudden sharp feeling
Synonyms : stab , twinge
Example Sentence
  • pangs of regret
  • she felt a stab of excitement
  • twinges of conscience

Definition
(noun) a mental pain or distress
Synonyms : sting
Example Sentence
  • a pang of conscience

Definition
(noun) a sharp spasm of pain
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pang

If something bangs me, I feel a pang.
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by garrulous

Rhymes with FANG, when fang bites there's PAIN
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by findktk

if someone takes panga(hindi), it is because he is in sharp mental pain
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by namaskar

Poke+Sting=Sharp Pain.
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by shadip

pantomime

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a performance using gestures and body movements without words
Synonyms : dumb show , mime

Definition
(verb) act out without words but with gestures and bodily movements only
Synonyms : mime
Example Sentence
  • The acting students mimed eating an apple

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pantomime

panto+mime mime means acting without word.i.e. we can get mime in PANTO movie.
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by spidy123

Pant of mine is gone, can't talk because of embarrassment.
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by shadip

rember a frnd pinto who cnt speak so he acts without dialogie.....:)
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by prince_sood

tushaar kapoor performs a pantomime in golmaal movies
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by rohit.rkg

pant+o+mime...when you talk a lot you tend to pant so mime(act) without panting(talking).
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by coolmayuri222

Mr.Bean's pantomime was the best(both by meaning of pantomime and the concept)
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by anoophallur

pant + of + mine >>> In bheja fry 2 when monkey takes away KK Menon's pant, Bhushan does an actions just like a monkey which were without words and gets the pants back from monkey..
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by RajeshBorkar

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