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retort

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one)
Example Sentence
  • it brought a sharp rejoinder from the teacher

Definition
(noun) a vessel where substances are distilled or decomposed by heat
Definition
(verb) answer back
Synonyms : come back , rejoin , repay , return , riposte

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for retort

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by Administrator

U give quick sharp reply when asked to come to a RE(S)ORT
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by nistha

Tort is to twist...like tortuous ...so retort is to twist a reply and hurl back!
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by bugmenot

retribution

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a justly deserved penalty
Synonyms : requital

Definition
(noun) the act of correcting for your wrongdoing
Definition
(noun) the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life
Synonyms : payback , vengeance
Example Sentence
  • Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord
  • For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge
  • he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him
  • the swiftness of divine retribution

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for retribution

RATRI(night)+ABUSE--he abused me at night and got beating from me in the morning, he got RETRIBUTION.
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by userdce

Opposite of tribute. "Re" can mean two things: repeating/reinforcing OR opposite/reverse.
Reassured = assure strongly
Recurring = repeatedly occurring
Reprobation X Approbation
Retort X reply sharply
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by garrulous

re-distribution means to correct previous distribution...correct wrong doing
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by SHAKAL

if you retry on girl's butt,if you will be punished badly
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by laaptu

retribution,concentrate on 'tribute'.he did not pay a tribute to the dying soldiers,he would be PUNISHED FOR HIS OFFENCE,HE DESERVES A JUST PENALTY
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by imajeeth

Retribution and Retaliation are similar...
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by nileshdive

retribution sounds like distribution....x distributed my sweets to every one so i gave him retribution...ie punishment for sth wrong that sb has done......
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by chetanhyd007

tribute means a payback, or a gift. So when you retribute, you pay back either by punishing for an offense, or compensation or a paying back by vengeance
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by shalnew

retribution rhymes like contribution mahatma gandhi did a lot of contribution so i want to avenge his murderer which is a necessary form of retribution
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by santosh pokhrel

reverent

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
Example Sentence
  • maintained a reverent silence

Definition
(adj) showing great reverence for god
Synonyms : godly , worshipful
Example Sentence
  • a godly man
  • leading a godly life

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reverent

reverent-divide as river end i.e we bath in the rivr end as a part of worship
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by crazylooks

Reverent sounds like Reverend(Priest) now think of the feeling most people have for them.
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by infogirl

RE-> Real + VE-> Veneration ie. Real Veneration or "great respect"
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by pulkitg

it’s a rare event to find a reverent reverend
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by roozbeh33

reverie

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) absentminded dreaming while awake
Definition
(noun) an abstracted state of absorption
Synonyms : revery

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reverie

(rever)ie, rever sounds like river. if you think of sitting with a girl on a river bank you are daydreaming.
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by dgsenthilkumar

read it as "river eye" jheel si aankhe... think about the song "sharbati teri aankho ki jheel si gehrai me mai doob jata hoon" so doob jana means mused in thoughts.. daydreaming..
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by studyabroad.us

Re(ver)ie Consider the word in bracket only. ver can be sounded as var (husband in hindi if i am right). So just make a sentence with some gal DAY DREAMING about having a good looking VAR some day !!
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by sh_kk

Rever(Rever)ie(I), Rever +I.. Imagine yourself into the contact of Cold River and your absentminded thoughts are gone.
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by hexx

had the likes of frank RIBERY not been caught daydreaming , france would have probably made it thru the group stages at this world cup
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by backstreetrover

REVERIE -> REVERE. When you REVERE or obsess about someone, s/he becomes part of your daily REVERIES.
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by dshefman

revile

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) spread negative information about
Synonyms : rail , vilify , vituperate
Example Sentence
  • The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for revile

concentrate on evil- doing evil like slandering
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by logic87

vile- disgusting, unpleasent; re+ vile - to attack back(re) with unpleasent language(vile)
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by kvsharat

SERVILE....most of the people REVILE SERVILE people which is bad because we should treat all people equally....
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by nileshdive

REVILE means REport VILEs about someone
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by nikhilnitc

rhapsodize

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) recite a rhapsody
Synonyms : rhapsodise

Definition
(verb) say (something) with great enthusiasm
Synonyms : rhapsodise

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rhapsodize

when a lecture asks to explain about a rape scene he can explain or write in exaggeration and with enthusiasm.
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by bunny99

WRAP+SODA+ICE.........I wrapped soda in ice which is a miracle.......I was telling this to my friends enthusiastically
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by nileshdive

relate it to RAP song.. like eminem
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by namaskar

concentrate on sodhi when someone writes and speaks in exaggerated manner you feel it as sodhi
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by crazylooks

RAPE of draupadi when the numbers on DICE were wrong
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by rahulrocks237

speak as if revealing a rhapsody (an epic peom or story)
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by harshil

the bohemian rhapsody by queen is a song worth rhapsodizing about
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by backstreetrover

raphsodize -> filled with RAPture , SO, she DAZEd the audience with her poems and enthusiastic talk
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by shalnew

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