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parable

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a short moral story (often with animal characters)
Synonyms : allegory , apologue , fable

Definition
(noun) (New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message
Example Sentence
  • the parable of the prodigal son

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parable

para+able.. is a small PARAgraph that makes u able.. (i.e. gives morals)
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by Swetha259

Is sounds like para+ fable .. fable expressed in one para(short)
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by noops

It sounds like fable (moral story)
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by uttarasn

whatever ends in ABLE is a story... para means SHORT...
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by anoophallur

parable = para + able; This para of the story is able to give the complete description of the story.
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by shaktipada

paradox

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) (logic) a statement that contradicts itself
Example Sentence
  • `I always lie' is a paradox because if it is true it must be false

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paradox

looks like parad(parade) of ox. which is contradict in nature but can be true.
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by spidy123

you are unique but "everybody is unique" .this is a paradox
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by rishib1988

paradox sounds like hoax (afwaah) >> may b true may b not
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by rockistani

imagine a para having two(dox) or in hindi do(2) meaning.would be contradictory.
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by gdabli

"All husbands are not married" is a paradox
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by AvneshT

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by AvneshT

paragon

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
Synonyms : beau ideal , idol , perfection

Definition
(noun) model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paragon

paragon which is a slipper brand makes products which are models for perfection
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by cp.jethani

ARAGON in the movie Lord of the Rings was a perfect soldier
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by logic87

paragon = para-'related to' + -gon'figure has many angles'. If a polygon has infinity angles, it becomes circle. Circle is perfect
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by pateheo

Think problem-gone = perfection!
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by Marise

remember PARAGON slippers ..they r standard model of perfection
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by vickydgr8

Remember the paragon slipper ad ???
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by rupingill

think of Paragon office chappals >>> ideal thing to be worn in office...
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by RajeshBorkar

paramour

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a woman's lover
Synonyms : fancy man

Definition
(noun) a woman who cohabits with an important man
Synonyms : concubine , courtesan , doxy

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paramour

Paramour sounds like Paraya mard (in Hindi Language) - indicates some kind of illegal relationship.
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by saikiran

para (Skt) means: other amorous (Eng) means: desire
paramour is: (illicit) desire on others.
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by garrulous

paramour sounds like PARA(parallel) aMOuR(love)... as in parallel love.. which connotes a secret or illicit love.. lame i accept :D
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by naveensabesan

par(per ,.throughly) +amour..means illicit..throughly illicit in behavior and relation ..so a throghly illicit lover....
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by preetisoni2411

Also similar to enamour- to love. paramour- to love a paraya
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by uttarasn

paraphernalia

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
Synonyms : appurtenance , gear

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paraphernalia

You remember this word by peripheral,means extra equipments..
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by gatz_funky

parap(her)(nalia) : here nalia in hindi means to take bath,so gals taking bath require a lot of extra stuff.
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by gre_10

second part of the word sounds like furniture...which reminds us of equipment
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by wingdeng

paraphernalia= parapher (fera far = marriage kar)+ n (and) + alia (giving equipments)= the people giving lots of dowry / gifts and equipments for the marriage
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by rajpt_007

(para+pherna+lia)imagine u r going for a theft(dhoom 2)u r asking ur partner did u take (PARAchute+PHERna ka(magnetic substance which rotates(pherna) and attracts guns+LIYA(did u take)
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by baddu

sound of "funnel" in between ....equipments
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by aman454

निजी सामग्री गहना (m) वस्त्र (m) साज साज-सामान (m)
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by krishnakant

parched

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
Synonyms : adust , baked , scorched , sunbaked
Example Sentence
  • a vast desert all adust
  • land lying baked in the heat
  • parched soil
  • the earth was scorched and bare
  • sunbaked salt flats

Definition
(adj) toasted or roasted slightly
Example Sentence
  • parched corn was a staple of the Indian diet

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parched

if you parked the car in open, then due to sunlight and greenhouse effect it will become hot or dry
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by anshulnirvana

parched = P (police) after + marched (parade)= they become dry and thirsty
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by rajpt_007

parked the car because of thirsty .so u need to drink cool drink
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by maheshv

In March (and April) the summer is at its peak in places like delhi,nagpur,mumbai ... the climate becomes extremely dry and hence you are extremely thirsty
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by khushi5

Parched!! ..Pls try the word preched instead for remembering. Think about the story of thirsty crow perched on a tree which put stones so that it can drink water from pot.
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by puliyanuketto

if you are left in a car PARKED in sunlight ..then after sometime you will become THIRSTY...
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by lebshah

if u march[walk] in march you will be thirsty[parched]
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by elixir

after marching in parade or pocession you feel dry and thirsty
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by aman454

I "marched" in the parade thats y m feeling thirsty
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by aditibehl

Yeo(GEO)man = earth man means FARMER.....!!!!
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by vinaykjay

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