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pariah

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a person who is rejected (from society or home)
Synonyms : castaway , ishmael , outcast

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pariah

consider it as paraya.. which in Hindi means stranger.. hence it could be an outcast..
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by muffisoni

paria(fairy) are different from us and cannot be taken into our society, outcast
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by logic87

Pariah: Pari->Sari. If Someone discomfits a woman anyway by pulling her sari, he will definitely be SOCIAL OUTCAST. (Any way pls don't mind)
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by prosun

Pariah was an outcast in the choir because her voice didn't sound like Mariah's.
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by DeathByGRE

pariah :: Pare Ho : As is said in local hindi language pare ho (go away), so a Pariah is someone who is rejected from society and is ordered to stay away
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by zaid_ls

parochial

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) relating to or supported by or located in a parish
Example Sentence
  • parochial schools

Definition
(adj) narrowly restricted in outlook or scope
Synonyms : insular
Example Sentence
  • little sympathy with parochial mentality
  • insular attitudes toward foreigners

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parochial

link this with paro....(of devdas)...whose parents were narrow in their outlook for devdas family , so they married her to someone else.
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by preetisoni2411

Having PARTIAL vision
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by ratonahat

This word is derived from 'parish' i.e. which means "local".parochial outlook is local,"restrained"
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by mohanster

link this ti par(foot in english),par are at the bottom of body so parochial is linked to something down in vision or outlook
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by pontingmartin

the inhabitant of parish are narrow minded
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by lazyboy

1. परिमित 2. संकीर्ण 3. सीमित 4. घिरा हुआ
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by krishnakant

parody

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
Definition
(noun) humorous or satirical mimicry
Synonyms : mockery , takeoff

Definition
(verb) make a spoof of or make fun of
Definition
(verb) make a parody of
Synonyms : burlesque , spoof
Example Sentence
  • The students spoofed the teachers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parody

parody..parrot..always imitates people often in a humorous way.
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by preetisoni2411

par+ ody :think of parrot for par n comedy ( humorous )for ody.. parrot imitates in a funny way
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by spirit

paroxysm

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a sudden uncontrollable attack
Synonyms : convulsion , fit
Example Sentence
  • a paroxysm of giggling
  • a fit of coughing
  • convulsions of laughter

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paroxysm

paroxysm sounds like "proxy" when we give proxy in class, we laugh a lot after class if it is successful. But professor may go in a rage if he gets to know about proxy and he may hit and give fit of pain or attack
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by cp.jethani

para+OXY+ism .. it is said that excess of oxygen gives people the high that alcohol gives.. and such people can be considered to be in a rage or have a sudden outburst of anger..
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by muffisoni

Par-OX-ysm : focus on OX, the husband of cow ;) OX, is an attacking animal. Better yet imagine a pair of uncontrollable oxen attacking and the attack IS...UM..very sudden
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by j_h

Focus on paROXysm. Imagine you're at a ROCK concert and you have a sudden uncontrollable urge to dance crazily and yell, "THIS ROCKS".
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by dshefman

when PARO left devdas.. devas had a fit of rage & pain at the same time.
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by rishib1988

paroxysm = par (all) + oxysm ( oxygen)= if u take all oxygen patient have sudden attack of pain
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by rajpt_007

Imagine a PAIR OF OX yoked together that hate each other and are in a rage.
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by Jackery

Sounds like paralysis..
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by ArDoR

parquet

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a floor made of parquetry
Synonyms : parquet floor

Definition
(noun) seating on the main floor between the orchestra and the parquet circle
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parquet

sounds like carpet. which is made of different design.
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by spidy123

carpet is cloth flooring.. n parquet is wood flooring..
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by Jaighanesh

the spelling is the hardest part imagine playing croquet on a parquet floor
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by Pneumonoultra

P(patterned)+carpet
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by Thisisnotme

parquet soud like "ped (trree wood) carpet" means wood flooring
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by rockistani

PAR(feet) + Quetly rakha awaj aye ga kyon k wood ka floor hai na keep ur feet quitely coz it's made of wood and will produce noise
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by machpatel

parsimony

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily
Definition
(noun) extreme stinginess
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parsimony

parsi-purse,,,mony-money....one who will not take money from his purse - a greedy person.....
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by gre_guru

this mnemonic requires understanding of hindi..parsi(parsii..a kind of community) mony sound like "money" now imagine a parsii man who has got lot of money but still he is frugal..he doesnt want to spend...so he is parsimonious .
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by preetisoni2411

parsimoney means "purse mein money".... miser always have money in purse which he does not take out.
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by empyrean

sparse + money = one who takes money rarely.
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by garrulous

parsimony: partial money - spends money very partially or scarcely
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by shalnew

Parsi =Purse Seal,mony=money,so a purse with money but sealed,why bcuz unwilling to spend money
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by laaptu

PASS SOME MONEY
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by Jackery

parsimony:parse+money: parsing the money again and again means counting/looking/thinking again and again would be usually a stingy guy.
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by NarenSuri

parsi oldman having money
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by rockistani

a cynic person acts like a sink , he just want to see dirty things
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by saeed

imagin sm1 whose purse has been stealed,so he will take very good care in spending the small money he had
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by ckhan1987

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