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partisan

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a fervent and even militant proponent of something
Synonyms : drumbeater , zealot

Definition
(noun) an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
Synonyms : enthusiast , partizan

Definition
(noun) a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries
Synonyms : partizan

Definition
(adj) devoted to a cause or party
Synonyms : partizan

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for partisan

parti(think of a political party)+san(son)...so a father who is favouring his son's political party, instead of a good party.
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by preetisoni2411

A partisan says, 'my party is my SON, my daughter, my mom & my dad'
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by rizvi

just d way civism is being a good citizen, partism (reminds of partisan) is being a good(ardent) supporter of a party/group/person/activity
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by amit_chauhan3011

PARTison -> taking a PART or side
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by itspossible

Partisan almost sounds like "party-fan".. Someone who strongly supports partying it up :)
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by Walkingdictionary

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by Walkingdictionary

parvenu

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
Definition
(adj) characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
Synonyms : nouveau-riche , parvenue , upstart

Definition
(adj) of or characteristic of a parvenu
Synonyms : parvenue

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parvenu

think of praveen(of indian crkt team)who has just entered into team and nw earnng a lot.....so is a newly rich person
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by urfosterfrd

par(paar) means dur in hindi and venur means place.the one who has moves 'dur' from his place to a high level is parvenue
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by neel_desai2000

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by tushar_mak

parv+enu(sounds like NEW)...SO something that has been newly started.
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by preetisoni2411

parvenu=parar hogaya venu,he took all the money from every body and went,he gained economic status
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by anudeep meka

helpful 4 mallus. Tell "paavam aayirunnu" in malabar dialect. It sounds like "paaveynu" which is similar to "Parvenu". Which means he "was poor". Has the similar meaning
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by vxGokulVx1

Break the word into UPPAR meaning upper or higher class in HINDI. and then VENUE of english. So it's a hinglish word meaning a higher standard or position
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by tenzingocha

venu ke par lag gaye
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by ank_85

Think of happy gilmore! A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course! PAR for golf, which he is V (the) NEWcomer
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by Pneumonoultra

newly up to par
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by Tiney

Farmer become rick when his nadi par venue property rose in price but he was still rustic in manners.
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by anujpathania

pastiche

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources
Synonyms : medley , potpourri

Definition
(noun) a work of art that imitates the style of some previous work
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pastiche

PASTi+CHE......pasti...PASTE...........we do copy PASTE......while copying we imitate the style of others and paste it where we want
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by preetisoni2411

paste- we use paste to stick posters of superstars we want to imitate .
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by amit251285

pastiche=past+stitch,stitch is also a thread art and so it has been of the past,and it has been copied
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by anudeep meka

past+iche ITCHING to copy from the PAST Movie songs.
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by rajesh4u2u

Paste + Stitch => Paste & Stiching give a picture of mixture & combining (of ideas & works)
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by wsquare

u can read it as PAST+CHEAT..so it is a work of art that is a cheat from the past work.
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by prashi2

PASTICHE -> PASTE + STITCH. PASTing and STITCHing connect disperate objects. PASTICHE connects to a PAST artwork.
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by dshefman

past se lekar chipkaaya gaya...
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by iet.saket@gmail.com

Copy chesi PASTE chestam, ala paste chesinadaniki STYLE add cheyakapote CHE antaru...
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by Phanik12312

Just imagine music composer Deva with the Tooth paste in hand.
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by aravindhbaskaran

PAST +PASTE =PASTE PAST WORK =IMITATE PREVIOS WORK
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by krish007

Pastiche = Past + i + che, From the past i am watching it.
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by shaktipada

PASTICHE = PASTE + CHEVERAL (SEVERAL) ART WORK
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by biotechlover

pathos

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)
Synonyms : poignancy
Example Sentence
  • the film captured all the pathos of their situation

Definition
(noun) a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
Synonyms : commiseration , pity , ruth
Example Sentence
  • the blind are too often objects of pity

Definition
(noun) a style that has the power to evoke feelings
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pathos

PATHos.. is a part of the word symPATHy.. and you have sympathy for the people for whom you feel pity or who are in sorrow..
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by muffisoni

pathology is study of disease. this means pathos is related to disease. and you feel pity for the diseased
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by friendofafriend

path is the root word for feeling... when we say "oh", its sound like something sad.... so pathos means a feeling that is sad... so sorrow
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by LuvMnemonic

We Feel Sorry for the Poor whom we see on our PATH
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by Phanik12312

when we see poor people on our PATH we feel O SORRY(PATHOS) for them
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by Phanik12312

PATH O(f ) S(ympaty)
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by ds007ol

Pathos -when you see someone in the pathetic situation then the feeling of pity automatically arouse upon you
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by santosh pokhrel

Pathos = path + os; got the path to execute the os means operating system so we are in delight.
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by shaktipada

patois

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Synonyms : argot , cant , jargon , lingo , slang , vernacular
Example Sentence
  • they don't speak our lingo

Definition
(noun) a regional dialect of a language (especially French); usually considered substandard
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for patois

(Sounds like potato) Some say patois, some say potato and some say aloo while all seem that round vegetable only difference of language.
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by userdce

pato+is...say your friend is saying you to "pataoo(flirt) isko (that girl)..by talking in her own patois.
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by Swetha259

Patois - 'pat'a nahi k'onsi' bhasha bol raha hai
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by carbonmonoxide

its origin from french..where patois means to handle something very clumsily.so illetrate people basically handle situation very clumsily while communicating so they don't give much importance to what they are saying hence use dilects.which are genar
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by preetisoni2411

haven't u heard the phrase - "pataeto potaeto" means two ways of saying potato, different dialects will have different ways
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by friendofafriend

Split like PATO+IS.. PATO IS a brazillan player who speaks in his local brazillan language.
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by yubaraj

focus on PAT ..means..exactly suited to the situation....so the DILECTS WHICH are said by particular group of people , are SITUATION BASED, OR SPOKEN DURING a particular SITUATION.
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by preetisoni2411

The spelling is a hard part OIS stands for Other Interpretations of Sentences
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by Pneumonoultra

patois is pronounced as "pathwa" which is similar to "Fatwa" which is given by the regional Muslim leader. Speech by regional muslim clergy. ...yeah,well no one cares what jargon muslim clergy uses
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by vxGokulVx1

ragra paetis..maharashtran jargon and substandard one at that..perfect mnemonic
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by imr

patois is pronounced as "patwa" from this pronouncing one could remember that each country read it in their own ways.. because difference in their accent.
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by lokesh755

Example:Bhojpuri dialect
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by daffodils

土话
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by usairforce1985

patrician

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a person of refined upbringing and manners
Definition
(noun) a member of the aristocracy
Synonyms : aristocrat , blue blood

Definition
(adj) befitting a person of noble origin
Example Sentence
  • a patrician nose

Definition
(adj) belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
Example Sentence
  • an aristocratic family
  • aristocratic Bostonians
  • aristocratic government
  • a blue family
  • blue blood
  • the blue-blooded aristocracy
  • of gentle blood
  • patrician landholders of the American South
  • aristocratic bearing
  • aristocratic features
  • patrician tastes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for patrician

consider ST PATRICK'S SCHOOL those who study in that school are noble
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by manasad

pater = father, patres = fatehrs in Latin. So, anything with "patr" in the beginning will refer to father(ly figures).
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by garrulous

Imagine a girl named Patricia with gowns and aristocratic dress
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by asheq

patri=pati, i want my pati to be noble
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by ank_85

a member of a PATRIARCHY.
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by dshefman

Patrician The father of nation.
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by rakei

patrician~britan; They are very critical about their behaviour in public as they think they are noble and aristocratic!
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by khushi5

PA(papa)+TRICIan(tricky)...so a father playing tricky games is an aristocrat
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by khushboo104

a person who is having patriotic feeling over his country is considered to be a noblest person
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by elango mech

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