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rhetoric

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) using language effectively to please or persuade
Definition
(noun) high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
Example Sentence
  • the grandiosity of his prose
  • an excessive ornateness of language

Definition
(noun) loud and confused and empty talk
Example Sentence
  • mere rhetoric

Definition
(noun) study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rhetoric


rhetoric = "right oral" skills. If you have the right oral skills, you can communicate well.
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by garrulous

RHETORIC is right oral skills with little real sound knowledge
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by ready4gre

rhetorical questn is a questn which does not expects any ans frm t listener, bt provokes him to think on it just like putting him in words and entangling him.. its an art of communication (in hindi like shabdo ke jaal mein fasana)
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by RajeshBorkar

rhe(re) tori c(communication)effective hai yar..
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by milinddhoke

ribald

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a ribald person; someone who uses vulgar and offensive language
Definition
(adj) humorously vulgar
Synonyms : bawdy , off-color
Example Sentence
  • bawdy songs
  • off-color jokes
  • ribald language

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ribald

ribald~bald guy in roadies...raghu...who generally uses ribald,profane,wanton language to ridicule the roadies
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by khushi5

riducule "bald" people
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by garrulous

R(region where we have curly hairs)+Is+BALD.......your region is bald...isn't it coarsely humorous and offensive????
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by nileshdive

Ribald,sounds like rival(that to bald)then how u treat them??with ABUSIVE,PROFANE,INDECENT language i.e.MOCKING at them.
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by KSahoo

his jokes are bald of decency and hence is revolting.. rebald
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by shalnew

ribald
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by sreeram

Calling some one BALD is Vulgar !! how mean!
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by nani2say

rickety

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
Synonyms : shaky , wobbly , wonky
Example Sentence
  • a rickety table
  • a wobbly chair with shaky legs
  • the ladder felt a little wobbly
  • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky

Definition
(adj) affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets
Synonyms : rachitic
Example Sentence
  • rickety limbs and joints
  • a rachitic patient

Definition
(adj) lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
Synonyms : debile , decrepit , feeble , infirm , sapless , weak , weakly
Example Sentence
  • a feeble old woman
  • her body looked sapless

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rickety

ricket is disease caused due to lack of vit D ,bones become weak.....so can collapse...similarly rickety collapsing state
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by sagardoshi63

rockets go up Vs rickets fall down.
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by garrulous

Rickety:Wickety. Wickets always fall down
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by tapobratabag

rococo

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century
Definition
(adj) having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation
Example Sentence
  • an exquisite gilded rococo mirror

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rococo

ro(w)+coco- you arrange and decorate coconuts in a row.
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by cool_123

rococo reminds me of Hawaiian ladies with their coconut decoration around the waist and sometimes the neck.
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by lollipop

...Remember the higly ornate coco bongo club in the mask movie n cartoons that everyone wishes to go to????!!!
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by ajaymur91

rotund

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) spherical in shape
Definition
(adj) (of sounds) full and rich
Synonyms : orotund , pear-shaped , round
Example Sentence
  • orotund tones
  • the rotund and reverberating phrase
  • pear-shaped vowels

Definition
(adj) excessively fat
Synonyms : corpulent , obese , weighty
Example Sentence
  • a weighty man

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rotund

remove the "t" in the word.
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by garrulous

If you eat ROTi & UNDa(egg) routinely, you become rotund.
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by vamsi_hava

Rotund- It seems similar to "TONDU" (in hindi a fat person)...thus rotund is a fat person..
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by mayurborgaonkar

Rotund seems like roto, which is rounded part that rotates in machines
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by 305208

rotundity

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
Definition
(noun) the fullness of a tone of voice
Synonyms : roundness
Example Sentence
  • there is a musky roundness to his wordiness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rotundity

rotund = round
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by garrulous

sounds lile ROTI in hindi and is usually round in shape
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by mit006

a girl who is ROnTU will have soreness in speech
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by ranjanron

INFERNAL= smthing that is inferior like hell INFERiorAL
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