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reprehensible

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
Example Sentence
  • a criminal waste of talent
  • a deplorable act of violence
  • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reprehensible

It sounds like opposite of apprehensible and apprehensible sounds like derived from appreciate..so reprehensible is something which is not appreciated.
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by Administrator

raping a hen is disgraceful n blameworthy act
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by laaptu

Reprehensible ~ Sensible ; A sensible person takes care that his actions are not reprehensible
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by khushi5

reprehend: you apprehend (catch) someone who s blameworthy and wanted.
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by avinayak

re+prehen(d)..means to grab....+s+ible..(sounds like able)...so think of A DACOIT who is able to GRAB ALL the property of poor people.. so he is blameworthy for this condition of people..he deserves blame for everything that these people are facing t
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by preetisoni2411

An un-responsible person's actions are always blame deserving.
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by rainmaster

Reprehensible <-> Re+Prehensile : If you mod an already prehensile(adapted for gripping)body with another one, you are wasting resources.. You are liable to deserve blame.
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by rahularoradce

reprehensible = representing an apprehensive feeling or represent a tense feeling of condemnation or reproach
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by shalnew

reprieve

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
Synonyms : respite

Definition
(noun) an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
Synonyms : abatement , hiatus , respite , suspension

Definition
(noun) a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence)
Definition
(noun) the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
Synonyms : respite

Definition
(verb) postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
Synonyms : respite

Definition
(verb) relieve temporarily
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reprieve

sounds like relieve and means the same
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by 1.6k

reprieve rhymes with deprive, when you are deprived of energy you will take a break
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by anshulnirvana

re+pri(fri)+eve-on d eve of gud FRIday punishment to all d prisoners are postponed or cancelled
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by satheish

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by 1.6k

uh oh my mnemonic temporarily stayed here and left!!
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by lord_slayer

reprimand

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an act or expression of criticism and censure
Synonyms : rebuke , reprehension , reproof , reproval
Example Sentence
  • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face

Definition
(verb) rebuke formally
Synonyms : censure , criminate

Definition
(verb) censure severely or angrily
Example Sentence
  • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
  • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
  • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reprimand

Rep+rimand(Remand) when police take remand of someone,,they Scold them harshly (Strong rebuke)
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by tushar1411

mand refers to an order.
mandatory => maintained by an order
reprimand => reprove by order
command => Ask by order
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by garrulous

Rape + Remand that means Official rebuke by police
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by barek2k2

If you keep commanding, bossing on your peers you will be reprimanded someday by them !
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by khushi5

Prem->Rape->Remand that means Official remand
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by barek2k2

After consuming the meal we ate, Amelia rated Its overall quality, saying it might be ameliorated If dusted with imported Parmesan, freshly grated And by having the entrée more attractively plated. JBG 12/27/10
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by thebookie3

reproach

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a mild rebuke or criticism
Example Sentence
  • words of reproach

Definition
(noun) disgrace or shame
Example Sentence
  • he brought reproach upon his family

Definition
(verb) express criticism towards
Synonyms : upbraid
Example Sentence
  • The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reproach

divide it as re(again..)+proach(..approach).. you ask someone to APPROACH AGAIN & AGAIN since you DISAPPROVE OF HIS WORK..(eg during submissions)
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by kvsharat

If u see a cockRROACH, u express disapproval!
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by deepster89

RE + POACH (killing animals).. Sallu (Salman Khan) is killing Chinkara again and again. You express DISAPPROVAL and DISSAPOINTMENT. He is a total disgrace or shame to INDIA
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by Maddy

you REPrimand someone for bringing a ROACH into the house
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by bugmenot

when you are rejected by a gal., and you approach again and again, she'll disapprove oly. gals are head weighted.
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by kartextremes

re(AGAIN..)+proach(..APPROACH).. we APPROACH our project professor AGAIN & AGAIN..to get valuable suggestions so that nobody EXPRESS DISAPPOINTMENT or BLAME our project during project’s presentation
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by lebshah

why do u reproach to someone because dey SCOLDED u
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by nareshv_99

somebody is approaching you again and again because he has to blame you
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by Nishu22

Coach reproach the cricket team for bad performance.
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by onno manush

reproach->Approach.If you have approach for a post in MNC,you are not going to be selected.Not only that they will scold you for doing such type of immoral work.
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by nagendra.cse

If u appROACH again and again.. He may get DISAPPOINTED.
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by prashantsinghgj

sounds like re+poaching-poaching means smuggling ie.illegal.....so if u r poaching again and again =>u will be criticised
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by mdhineshm

to repoach would gain reproach (especially if poaching a roach)
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by teachergirl

A sales REP was criticized when she brought her pet ROACH to the store with her.
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by sushi

reprobate

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a person without moral scruples
Synonyms : miscreant

Definition
(verb) reject (documents) as invalid
Definition
(verb) abandon to eternal damnation
Example Sentence
  • God reprobated the unrepenting sinner

Definition
(verb) express strong disapproval of
Synonyms : condemn , decry , excoriate , objurgate
Example Sentence
  • We condemn the racism in South Africa
  • These ideas were reprobated

Definition
(adj) deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good
Synonyms : depraved , perverse , perverted
Example Sentence
  • depraved criminals
  • a perverted sense of loyalty
  • the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reprobate

reprobate: rep(repeatedly)+rob+ate.. a person who again and again robs other peoples food and eats it up has no moral values.
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by angel

reprobate is a person who has no probity
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by ready4gre

rape+rob+ate...change ate to eat...a person does unscrupulous things like this...hardened in sin..rep-rob-ate
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by Thisisnotme

one "reinstated in probation". i.e., morally corrupt person.
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by garrulous

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by pranjalkumar36

rep + pro + bait = he is a repeated "pro" or "professional" in baiting or luring others immorally
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by shalnew

re-probate: Even after REpeated PROBATions, he remained a MORALLY CORRUPT PERSON!
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by sap

repudiate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) cast off
Synonyms : disown , renounce
Example Sentence
  • She renounced her husband
  • The parents repudiated their son

Definition
(verb) refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid
Example Sentence
  • The woman repudiated the divorce settlement

Definition
(verb) refuse to recognize or pay
Example Sentence
  • repudiate a debt

Definition
(verb) reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust
Example Sentence
  • She repudiated the accusations

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for repudiate

he ate the PUDDING AGAIN.. When his mother asked him if he ate the pudding, he tried to REPUDIATE (deny eating it)... :)
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by rdrd

re(reject....)+pudi...(pudding..a sweet dish given after meal)...ate......past participle of eat.....well anyone who reject to eat a cake pudding
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by preetisoni2411

repud(refused)+iate(to eat) = refused to take anymore or acknowledge
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by namaskar

divide this word into repud(sounds simillar to repute....reputation)+iate....sounds like eat...eaten(past parciple).........eaten...means decrease..in sth.....and when reputation decreases ?when you get invove in doing bad things....so to save your r
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by preetisoni2411

REPUTATION+ATE....in hindi cinema if you marry a girl not belonging to your religion,class,....the father says you ate my reputation and you are not my son from now....hence the father DISOWNS his son....
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by nileshdive

i was giving him his reputation, ( repu dia) but he only refused or repudiated !! wat can i do
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by sagacious_kartik

Repudiate:Repu(means tomorrow in Telugu)+Diate(Date),so one boy asked the girl weather she comes for the Date(Diate) Tomorrow(Repu),the girl refused to come....she rejected,disclaim,deny,not accepted.....
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by misc

The woman refuted the divorce settlement.
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by subhasish

REPUtation + ATE
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by rahularoradce

refused to ate
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by ank_85

repudiate ~ refuse ~ reject
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by pateheo

repudiate : refuse a hot date because she's not true,reasonable.
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by SANICECUBE

REPUDIATE...refused that I ate the pudding..or I repudiated the date proposal of a reputed girl
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by bugmenot

refuse to eat pudding
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by ravibhatta007

repudiation = reput (reputation) + i + ate; The reputation of family i have ate so nobody will accept me in my family.
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by shaktipada

REPUdiate here in Telugu REPU means doing tommorrow that means today he is refusing to do the work
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by ipavan57

rep..+ate i REfUSE that i ATE the ... =i do not accept
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by watefun

Repu+De.. apne boss ko Repu de warna he will Reject u or refuse to give u promotion.
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by cheeka449

Think "pew" which in American means to stink
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by Yank

re(REFUSED....)+pudi...(PUDDING..)+ate…….he REFUSED/DENIED to eat PUDDING coz of vomiting
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by lebshah

(Sound like) Repeat + It... ie rejecting
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by sachinwani

repudiate: re - POOH POOH it as DIEd and done and eaten away
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by shalnew

REPUtationDIviATE - sounds like Reputation+Deviate. to 'deviate' from a shameful fact to save ones 'reputation'.
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by goodking210

Repudiate: Repu(reputation) daav par lag gayi hai uss idiot (diate) ki, jabse usse gharwalo ne disown kiya hai
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by h.pathrabe250487

Reputation at stake! Deny all knowledge!
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by swetz

Repudiate/Re-pyo-diate/ Re-Rejected, pyo-poop, diate-date/ When he saw his blind "date" eating turtle "poop", he "rejected" that disgusting woman.
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by daniel430lee

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