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paucity

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an insufficient quantity or number
Synonyms : dearth

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paucity

pau - paav as in paav bhaji and only one "paav" for the whole city...so obviously it will be scarce
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by murali89

take it as somebody saying about a city as pau;in hindi PAU(pao-a small weght)i.e "ek pau ki to city hai"
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by amitarora

paucity=scarcity....these two words rhyme....
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by nileshdive

pa+city works has been PAused in CITY bcoz of SCARICITY
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by crazylooks

pau+city=in bangla pau means to get(pawa)In city it is very difficult to get (city te pawa khub kothin)
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by lazyboy

Paw+City, Just replace PAU/W with SCAR/E. If animals attack with their PAWs, it leaves SCARs and we get SCAREd.
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by Deepi21

In a "city", there is a "scarcity" of many things
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by ravali@gre

Beautiful City called PAU (parries) is very small and scarcity of cold of minus degree temperature.
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by NandhakishoreChitturi

paucity: pav means a low money in telugu......so by this scarcity comes
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by vineshS

PAUper - Poor individual PAUcity - poor state of affairs
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by shefemik

"pau"(bread)+"city" ---> sohore pauruti nai
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by pothikbd

+city—the city in whch only paav are available LACKS in vegetables
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by nikhilparasher

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by vineshS

a city where anything is not sufficient....
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by kruz

peccadillo

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a petty misdeed
Synonyms : indiscretion

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for peccadillo

"pecc" (actually, pecado) refers to "mistake" as in impeccable. pecking others etc., So, peccadillo means small mistake.
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by garrulous

no one is PUKKA . we tend to do small and petty mistakes
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by Sinduja

If you watch American pie 3 movie you can easily remember this word in this movie the heroin have this peccadillo ( penis shape dildo ) which girls use for the small offense or sexual satisfaction
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by rajpt_007

pecc(mistake) + dillo(dhila)means loose,so small mistake..
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by markiv1864

peccadillo=penis-ca-dhorlo(bangla)..it means to hold penis..you can say it as handling..it is not a serious offense
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by lazyboy

pecca means drink beer and dillo means looseness so peeke offence kar diya
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by ratikmittal

peccadillo=peca +adi+l(light)+o(lo(tesko))..playing cards is a minor offence
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by bunnuchinni

sound like BACARDI LAO(bring)...you are asking your friend to bring bacardi....and drinking bacardi is a minor crime(morally).....
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by nileshdive

peccadillo sounds like -- puchka dhil marlo -- which is slight offence
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by pothikbd

pakka di low blow = petty act
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by friendofafriend

the armaDILLO PECked my arm but I considered this only a minor offense because he could have bit my arm off
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by karenrw

pe+ca+dil+lo....so ek person pe ke dil lo-dil lo bol rha hai....means it is a slight offense
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by er.amit.1jan

Peccadillo means Pecca Dil Lo yani ladki ka Dil pakka lo aur "make small mistake" yani thodi galti karo
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by RKA-CE-9910827111-Delhi

Pecca Dil Lo aur this surely will be your petty mistake in life.
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by RKA-CE-9910827111-Delhi

pecca (playing card) + dil (deal) + lo (low offense)….
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by sham96m

pecuniary

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) relating to or involving money
Synonyms : monetary
Example Sentence
  • monetary rewards
  • he received thanks but no pecuniary compensation for his services

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pecuniary

One NAARY(woman) after PE-KAY(drinking)was lying on the ground beggind for money
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by userdce

sounds like "penny" which is money.
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by cp.jethani

well PECUNIARY sounds similar to "penury" which means extreme poverty.. which is something related to MONEY..
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by naveensabesan

Pecuniary: PECU + Niary. We are all very much peculiar when we are involved in a money matter.
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by daffodils

peculiar + nari = a peculiar nari who doesnt like spending...weird right?
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by friendofafriend

pecu = money pecuniary = relatted to money
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by friendofafriend

pedagogue

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) someone who educates young people
Synonyms : educator , pedagog

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pedagogue

ped normally means for a child.. and -agogue means a leader.. hence pedegogue..
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by muffisoni

PEDA(a sweet)+GOt...student GOT a PEDA from TEACHER
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by khushboo104

ped+agog+ue--- pedantic means who is inclided towards academic learning, and agog means exicted, so pedagogue means a WHO TEACHES, as teacher are always excited to TEACH
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by nikhilparasher

split as ped(tree) + ago + gue(give) >> Trees teach us the 'value of giving' right from the time of youth. So trees are pedagogue
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by RajeshBorkar

pedagogue-pedos means child and agogue means the leader ,hence it means the child teahcer or instructor
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by santosh pokhrel

pedant

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
Synonyms : bookworm , scholastic

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pedant

Pedant rhymes with PATENT. Usually those students get PATENT who do research. Since they do research they must be scholar.
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by yogendraghatpande

(ped + ant)remember as padaai karne wali cheeti(ant).ie scholar
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by iet.saket@gmail.com

pedant rhymes with student. Think of a special kind of student.
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by vxGokulVx1

"pendant of books" har waqt books latkake ghoomta rehta hai... "kitaabi keeda"
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by studyabroad.us

rhyme with VED+AANTH ..jo Veda ko aanth tak padhta ho matlab ki SCHOLAR,kitabi keera
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by killer0061

"DANT" SCOLDING PADTI HAI AAMIR KHAN KO 3 IDIOTS MEIN BECAUZE WOH BOOK "PE" DI HUI DEFINITION OF MCHINE NAHIN BOLTA HAI = PE+DANT
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by CRAZY HEAD

Pedant:Ped(Pedda=Big)+Ant,so lets suppose think like this as small ants have little knowledge and big have high knowledge because they are Pedda,since who learned much(shows off Learning)
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by misc

Pedant:Ped(Pedda=Big)+Ant,so a person who sees smallthings(Ants) as a big one(Pedda),chinna vatinikuda peddadiga chesi chustadu,because he is found of knowledge(who shows off learning)
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by misc

remeber pendant- it is small but also if lost you will worry about it. hence the meaning
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by logic87

rhymes with VEDAANT(hindi)..jo jo vaada aanth tak padhe i.e. scholar,kitabi keera
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by killer0061

pedant the ppl who gives you peda i.e. rule you they always follows formal rules.
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by shaktipada

pedant=ped(legs) + ant (aunty): If aunty has to strong his ped(legs) she has to study..
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by shaktipada

ped (read as pad in hindi) + ant (small) -> so the one who is very small in "padai" so who is not very much capable of teaching on his own, so gives emphasis on book learning.
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by cp.jethani

pedantic

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
Synonyms : academic , donnish

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pedantic

Can u smell the word 'PANDIT'( "Scholar" in english) from "Pedantic"? PANDITs are usually very strict about the bookish stuff.
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by samironp

pedantic sounds like VEDANTIC. Any body who follows Vedas is usually a v. conservative and bookish person.
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by passion2win

rhymes pendant. pendant is a small thing but when it is lost you are damn worried. so worrried about small things
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by logic87

we distribute PEDAS when we want to SHOW OFF OUR LEARNING after exam results!! lol
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by maldini

ped - to do with a child; pedantic = ped + anti + c; therefore not childlike; showing off bookish learning
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by Figbeet

ped(tree) + ant >>> we see ants crawling on tree.. they are considered to follow their trivial tendency of walking in line.. same is here.. someone following his trivial knowledge..
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by RajeshBorkar

think "frantic-antic" or doing something with urgency...
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by Yank

similar to pandit and tantric...having the traits of both.
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by green.petals

PEN FRANTIC - the teacher is writing too much on the board you can't copy fast enough
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by atav

padha aatt taak
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by joxeusindia

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