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Short Definition :

(verb) command against
Synonyms : disallow , forbid , interdict , nix , prohibit , veto
Example Sentence
  • I forbid you to call me late at night
  • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
  • Dad nixed our plans

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for proscribe

When you want a magazine, you PREscribe(subscribe) it. Similarly when you want to stop it, you will have to PROSCRIBE. SO PROSCRIBE = prohibit
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by k-electron

A doctor Prescribes medicines and Proscribes unhealthy food...
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by G_P

it can be written like this pro means before + scribe means to write .SO A WRITER WHOSE WRITING ARE PROHIBITED TO BE PUBLISHED in that country.
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by preetisoni2411

Anyone know Salman Rushdie? (PRO)secute the (SCRIBE) if he writes derogatory remarks about Islam. derogatory
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by menon_ranjit

always getting confused b/w proscribe and tanscribe so lets end it here and now. TRANS is through/accross hence transcribe is to copy through some magazine, whereas proscribe is banning of noobs into game of cs by pros
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by friendofafriend

opposite of prescribe
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by Thisisnotme

when we suggest something i.e. we support something its PRESCRIBE and when we oppose something not good, its PROSCRIBE
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by RajeshBorkar

the book prescribed for us has been PROSCRIBED in america
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by kanagasabapathy

Prosecutor Bribe=proscribe;so bribing a prosecutor is forbidden
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by laaptu

subscribe=offer to do something,proscribe =banish ,forbid to do
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by keshavpalpali

Selling drugs without prescription is proscribed!
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by shbf


Short Definition :

(verb) convert to another faith or religion
Synonyms : proselytise

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for proselytize

relate it to hypnotize....changing someones religion by telling them prose(epics)and hypnotizing
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by swikar

pros+sel+ytize— PROStitutes CONVERT THEIR RELIGION into SELing their body
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by nikhilparasher

prose+lytize =Prose sunakar leta kar means mantra mugdh karke religion convert karna
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by cp.jethani

prose suni ya li aur ty(Thai) religion me change ho gaya!!!!!
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by prateekspaw

give rose and christanize
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by ank_85


Short Definition :

(noun) the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
Synonyms : inflection

(noun) (prosody) a system of versification
(noun) the study of poetic meter and the art of versification
Synonyms : metrics

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for prosody

prosody is converting 'prose' into mel'ody'. ie versificatn
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by noops

break it like pros + sody..."prose" containing all "sody" {dumb matter} ..connote that to the boring poems, the art of versification
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by ready4gre

Prosody=pros(art or theory)+ ode(song i.e verses).=Art of versification
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by rakei

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by 1.6k

Prosody sounds like episode i.e a pattern.
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by shaktipada


Short Definition :

(verb) get into a prostrate position, as in submission
Synonyms : bow down

(verb) render helpless or defenseless
Example Sentence
  • They prostrated the enemy

(verb) throw down flat, as on the ground
Example Sentence
  • She prostrated herself with frustration

(adj) stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
Synonyms : flat
Example Sentence
  • found himself lying flat on the floor

(adj) lying face downward
Synonyms : prone

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for prostrate

pro+strate...lay straight on the ground If prostrate glands are removed, male will be enervated. just to remember
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by ashay.ut

Prostrate can be broken into PRO(Forward) + STRATE( sounds Straight)...i.e. stretch forward.
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by KSahoo

Pro+STRATE== Pro means in favour of and one who is in favour of STREIGHT WAR will be laid down
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by cheeka449

NFS prostrate where our car eneravtes and streches 2 ground
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by crazylooks

Remember this way..Prostrate cancer is not curable, so doctors are exhausted finding cure and are rendering their helplessness.
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by vineethyoung


Short Definition :

(noun) a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
Synonyms : admirer , booster , champion , friend , supporter
Example Sentence
  • all their supporters came out for the game
  • they are friends of the library

(noun) the principal character in a work of fiction
Synonyms : agonist

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for protagonist

protagonist->sounds similar to protest _ ist. Some one who protests, a leader in such movement..
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by adi_agarwal

Protagonist X Antagonist
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by dhairyab

pro(minent) + tag + onist (rhymes like artist). So artist having prominent role.
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by Nagakishore

pre(in front of)+tiger+least=in front of a tiger but the fear is the least =hero
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by blackboyerking


Short Definition :

(adj) taking on different forms
Example Sentence
  • eyes...of that baffling protean grey which is never twice the same

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for protean

If you eat proteins rather than carbohydrates you will be strong and flexible(versatile) rather than fat.
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by ready4gre

'protean' -- > sounds like protein as sm1 above had already said and we all have learnt in organic chemistry that this protiens "can take many forms".
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by murali89

imagine the proteas( SAF cricket team as they are called).. the are so flexible
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by sankar

Pro (like a) tean (a teen: variable, not stable, ever changing)
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by Wiki

protean - protein........the requirement of proteins varies from person to person...
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by aniruddha_chaudhari

TEENS need lots of PROTEIN because their bodies are going through a lot of growth and constant change.
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by dshefman

PROTEAN can be thought of as a "PRO" in a TEAM(TEAN).. a pro is usually versatile
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by naveensabesan

pro(b4)+tean(teen)every child are versatile;able to change to any form.
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amoeba ate protein to vary shape
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