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penitent

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) (Roman Catholic Church) a person who repents for wrongdoing (a Roman Catholic may be admitted to penance under the direction of a confessor)
Definition
(adj) feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds
Synonyms : repentant

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for penitent

inside a tent if you do some thing wrong with a girl by giving penni(money) you will repent it later.
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by pravinblacky

read it as pentant.. rhymes with repentant
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by namaskar

penniless:: if u become penniless u repent ur deeds.
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by amit251285

he invested his peni in the tents,then booom,he lost all...
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by Gunpreets

penury

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a state of extreme poverty or destitution
Example Sentence
  • their indigence appalled him
  • a general state of need exists among the homeless

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for penury

pen+ru(pee).........no rupee to buy a pen
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by pinki6

pen (penny) + ury (uri means ud gayi in hindi) means penny penny ud gayi matlab poverty
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by cp.jethani

in telugu ury means hanging urself,so no mny to buy a pen also so ury veskunadu
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by vsudhir90

penniless
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by amit251285

penury sounds like pisinari in telugu language which means very stingy to spend money or even poor
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by karthikeya

Imagine a poor person dropping all his PENNIES in a men's bathroom and some of them roll into the URNAL.
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by Jackery

Penury-Consider the person who puts Urine in pen istead of ink beacause of his poverty
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by rohan88

pen + udhaari.. so much poverty that one has to take pen on "udhaar"
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by anshuman

PEN UR EHW your pen is so cheap shows your poverty
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by joxeusindia

penury = live in manure
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by cheesefries

penury-pe(e)+noorie ,because you nooiri is ver poor
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by fun4k

pen + ury(sounds noorie) >>> noorie doesn have money to buy a pen also.. she is that poor...
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by RajeshBorkar

penury -peon which is the low post holder in the office ,so has to spend his life in the poverty
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by santosh pokhrel

doesnt have any peny!!
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by amirhossein.ghods

pe is a rich person who usually "pe" on nooriie who belongs to poor family
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by abatra

perdition

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment
Example Sentence
  • Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell
  • a demon from the depths of the pit
  • Hell is paved with good intentions

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for perdition

It sounds like partition.. So Relate perdition to Partition of India in 1947 due to which several families were completely ruined.
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by ginnie

'PERpectual adDIcTION' ;i.e; never ending addiction leads to ruin ultimately.
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by saikiran

There was a movie named Road to Perdition, if someone has seen it he can very well relate to this word
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by fabregas

PER-Completely + DI-DIe => Perdition - Completely Die
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by caoboidibo

If someone has listened to the song ghost of perdition by the band Opeth, he/she can easily relate to it.
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by anonymous1024

perdition can be relate with pardon, no pardon for the people who commit sins in the earth.
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by nasri

peregrination

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) traveling or wandering around
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for peregrination

remove 1st 3 letter egrination sounds like migration, which means the same
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by ermanishyadav

its like a piligrimage, which means going on a tour.
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by anudeep meka

per=person and grination=go out of nation. i.e. a person travelling abroad
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by rejaulmeister

prepared to go to different nations
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by usairforce1985

per(a person)+egri(every)+nation=a person travelling to every nation
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by dellxps501

going to a destination........peregrination.
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by rd

pair+grind+nation---pura nation ghumke pair grind ho gaye hain......
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by rtsharma511

if u r a sadhu, u will go on per (PER) thru the green (grin) nation (nation)
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by anubhav.del

peremptory

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
Example Sentence
  • an autocratic person
  • autocratic behavior
  • a bossy way of ordering others around
  • a rather aggressive and dominating character
  • managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way
  • a swaggering peremptory manner

Definition
(adj) not allowing contradiction or refusal
Example Sentence
  • spoke in peremptory tones
  • peremptory commands

Definition
(adj) putting an end to all debate or action
Example Sentence
  • a peremptory decree

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for peremptory

Remember it with pre-empty, i.e something which is already empty, needs to be filled, it demands...
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by gatz_funky

wat param=god says has to be obeyed without questioning.( read the word with sentance frm some other source online only then ull get the meaning of the word which implies other mnemonics given here are worng check out cambridge ad
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by watefun

Opposite to PRIMARY...So it's FINAL !!
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by jammy4u

Peremptory -- Permanently empty or Imagine some one demending 'Param' super computer from Indian territory leaving us no choice
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by saikiran

Preemptive strikes by the U.S. are peremptory. (They can't be challenged by any other country.)
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by anujpathania

Sounds like Preempt. Preempt means to prioritize oneself. Forestall oneself.
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by subhasish

Per+Empty..ne Per enti ra?..(wats ur name)..its kinda intimidating...
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by ArDoR

empty vessels sonds the most.... so in order to make him silent you need to fire peremptory commands...
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by iet.saket@gmail.com

peremptory can be related to pre empt which means forcefully ending before completion.here it means expecting it to be obeyed immediately.Both have similar tone.
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by aroraraman309

Opposite to PRIMARY.... So, it means FINAL !!!
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by ratonahat

sounds like am(em) authority(ptory) i.e I am the authority and you will have to do what I say
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by sgrover9

Remember the word preemption
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by ksameer_coep

~ preempt ory
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by jason_smick

perem sounds like parent.so parent always think that their children should obey them immediately without question.
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by gdabli

perfidious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans
Synonyms : punic , treacherous
Example Sentence
  • Punic faith
  • the perfidious Judas
  • the fiercest and most treacherous of foes
  • treacherous intrigues

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for perfidious

per+FID+ious.. FID stands for fidelity.. i.e. loyalty.. hence perfidious is its opposite
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by muffisoni

perfidious --- perfume relate to perfume which reminds us of a beautiful lady who could be disloyal to you
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by sumitkundu

perfidious.....imagine a guy who applies PERFume as well as DIOdrant....so he is disloyal to one of them......
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by verbal800

PERFidious - Perforate. PerFIDious - Feed. Jis thali me khaya, usi me ched kia (= treacherous; disloyal).
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by ria_anu123

Perfidious servant ne poisonous barfi di..
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by fluxphoenix

Perfidious:"PERFect IDIOt",here lets us use idiot as a -ve word,Hence u had a lover who is PerfectIdiot(Perfidious Lover)so he is deceitful,untrustworthy,...willing to betray ones thrust.....
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by misc

perfidious = per-'destruction' + fid'faith' => destroy the faith ~ betray
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by pateheo

us per fida sab koi hai cuz she is disloyal
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by t3rmin4t0r

per(a guy) fir( again) ditched us..... a disloyal person
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by shrirang

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