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quash

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) put down by force or intimidation
Synonyms : keep down , reduce , repress , subdue , subjugate
Example Sentence
  • The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
  • China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
  • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

Definition
(verb) declare invalid
Synonyms : annul , avoid , invalidate , nullify , void
Example Sentence
  • The contract was annulled
  • void a plea

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quash

squash also means the same - compress/suppress.
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by garrulous

quash can be framed as CRUSH to ash, so qu+(ASH)
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by daringdavin

in the game of SQUASH my advancement to win the match was CRUSHED by the opponent
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by lebshah

quash:qua-sh:quite-shshshsh using force.
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by it's_me

in the game of SQUASH my advancement to win the match was CRUSHED by the opponent
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by lebshah

quell

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) suppress or crush completely
Synonyms : quench , squelch
Example Sentence
  • squelch any sign of dissent
  • quench a rebellion

Definition
(verb) overcome or allay
Synonyms : appease , stay
Example Sentence
  • quell my hunger

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quell

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by 1.6k

quell sounds simlar to yell and we yell to supress someone or make him/her queite
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by deepnsit

quell rhymes hell where ur supressed Quell= cool down the hell(fire)
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by crazylooks

quell comes from "cwellan" which means to kill. quell also rhymes with kill, to an extent.
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by garrulous

QUEUE+WELL.i was forcing people to jump into a well to suppress the population
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by nileshdive

quell rhymes with HELL were your pleasures will be SUPPRESSED
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by lebshah

quell taken from qualen means to vex, this word also rhyme like kill.means when u crash something you are killing something...whatever it may be...so quell means.....to supress or crash completely
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by preetisoni2411

quell sounds with quail, which we have learned before, quail means fear, so quail makes you quelled.
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by nasri

quell sounds with quail, which we have learned before, quail means fear, so quail makes you quelled.
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by nasri

fell on one another like a well and suppress and crush below one
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by sansecretcp

Quell means Do well.
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by subhasish

QUELL=WELL:water extinguisher and used to put down fire
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by OCT18THGRE

He quelled his life by a duel.
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by miranda7

querulous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) habitually complaining
Synonyms : fretful , whiney , whiny
Example Sentence
  • a whiny child

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for querulous

One who keeps questioning (querying) everything.
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by garrulous

QUERULOUS=QUARREL-ous
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by dshefman

querulous : quarrelsome louse.
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by SANICECUBE

Relate to GARRULOUS
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by atiya

querulous - querying all the rules and complaining always that is lousy
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by shalnew

querulous="kopam" mas=getting kopam...hehe
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by OCT18THGRE

QUERULOUS just sounds like CURIOUS, who questions all the time
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by Jagadesh Rao

quibble

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
Synonyms : cavil , quiddity

Definition
(verb) evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
Definition
(verb) argue over petty things
Synonyms : bicker , brabble , niggle , pettifog , squabble
Example Sentence
  • Let's not quibble over pennies

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quibble

mnemonic in hindi.. read it as qui(kyun)+bble(bill)..KYUN BILL ITNA ZYADA HAI?, you OBJECT to reading of meter & COMPLAIN to the authorities..
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by kvsharat

Query + babble (minor objection/murmuring).
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by garrulous

Remember, the magazine by Luna LoveGod's father - "The quibbler", it was called so because it carried petty criticism of people.
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by mohanster

QUIBble->quib->rhymes with crib(cribbing) means complain, raise petty objections
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by vineewink

pebble...small piece of rock..
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by Thisisnotme

Quibble is to Squabble..
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by bugmenot

relate it to foible
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by jay_gandhi

dribble-sound-objection/complaint
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by kan

quiescent

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) not active or activated
Example Sentence
  • the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation

Definition
(adj) marked by a state of tranquil repose
Example Sentence
  • the quiescent melancholy of the town

Definition
(adj) being quiet or still or inactive
Definition
(adj) (pathology) causing no symptoms
Example Sentence
  • a quiescent tumor

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quiescent

quiescent => quies ~ quiet = motionless
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by pateheo

quies(QUITE)+scent(in hindi shant means quite)..so someone who is quite or shant for a period of time.
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by preetisoni2411

quiz + cent, teacher asks students who will get cent(100) in the quiz...everyone reamains silent for sometime
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by adityasree

quiescent=quiet+descent..........lady1:->"What a QUIEt and deSCENT son u have..."...lady2:->"please dont go on his TEMPORARY INACTIVENESS...come to our house some day and u shall realise that he is an active volcano..!!!".......:D
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by verbal800

queue scent for buying a scent a stand in a queue and bcom quiescent
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by crazylooks

It sounds like QUICKSAND, which looks harmless but deadly . A dormant threat .
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by 031

quie(quiet)+scent=scent or scence means 'growing' as in aduloscent.so quiescent means GROWING QUITER
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by mdhineshm

Diesel Accent was quiet and quiescent
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by bugmenot

quiet+sometime....quiet for sometime..dormant
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by Thisisnotme

qui- quality, e-scent- perfume(in hindi), so, a quality scent stands still on our clothes for hours, hence motionless..
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by ankitshah091

quintessence

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
Synonyms : ether

Definition
(noun) the purest and most concentrated essence of something
Definition
(noun) the most typical example or representative of a type
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quintessence

we have quintal(quint) of PURE and SACRED feeling(ESSENCE) for GOD
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by lebshah

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