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ramshackle

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) in deplorable condition
Example Sentence
  • a street of bedraggled tenements
  • a broken-down fence
  • a ramshackle old pier
  • a tumble-down shack

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ramshackle

Ram+Shakela;If Shakela falls on Ram, it gets destroyed and pieces will fell apart
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by 0m3gA

LORD RAM constructed bridge is now SHAKing i.e poorly constructed.
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by vijaykumarg

ramshackle is divided as ram+shackle where ram is heavy impact for destruction where as shackle is chained one so DESTRUCT THE CHAINED OR WELL CONSTRUCTED ONE.
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by daringdavin

bhagwan Ram ko jo shack(doubt) karega... uska mann tho unstable hi hoga. Ram ko shake karne wale ki situation.- Deplorable
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by kartextremes

RAMP+SHACKLE...we had to use shackle for the ramp because the ramp was ramshackle..
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by nileshdive

RAMSHACKLE-> Bhagwan Ram ne building ko shackles se baandh diya bcoz the building was "FALLING APART".
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by adi_agarwal

: ram ki shackal poor condition mein hai
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by nikhilparasher

you call your room as room shockly (ramshackle) because it is very old and shock while bus pass around home
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by Tural

hey ram tumhari shakal(face)....in bad condition
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by SHAKAL

Shackle sounds like shambles which means dirty. So, ramshackle is in a dirty condition or falling apart.
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by mohitdia

ramSHACKle, shacks are huts in beaches which are poorly built..
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by suhaskr

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by adi_agarwal

RAM is SHAKING the rickety wooden shop which is standing on four wooden support...so, it's like falling apart
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by Thisisnotme

rancid

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) (used of decomposing oils or fats) having a rank smell or taste usually due to a chemical change or decomposition
Example Sentence
  • rancid butter
  • rancid bacon

Definition
(adj) smelling of fermentation or staleness
Synonyms : sour

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rancid

ran+acid(acid)...presence of acid(secreted by bacteria during the process of fermentation) in curd makes the curd bitter in taste and bad in smell
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by preetisoni2411

ran+cid..ran(rank)+cid(acid)...rank means bad smell..and a acid which smell bad
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by preetisoni2411

"ranc" sounds like "rank" which also means the same.
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by garrulous

rancid=ran+cid,cid is a police officeer as we know,he ran away because ,he is unable to bear the bad smell
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by DEEPUPRINCE

Rancid : Ran (Rain)+ Cid (Acid).. Acid rain always gives bad smell.
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by prashantsinghgj

ran away when i smelt that acid it was so bad...
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by vevin1986

Rancid ends with "cid" which could refer to Seed oil,now bad smell of seed oil
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by mayank2nsitmpae

RAIN+SEED..when rain falls on seed, it gets fermented and smells bad
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by nileshdive

Rotten+Acid...smells bad
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by Thisisnotme

ran(bhaago)+sid(sada hua)=> bhaago sadi hui badboo(odor) aa rahi hai
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by ady477

rancor

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
Synonyms : bitterness , gall , rancour , resentment

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rancor

RANCOR : RANKER ! Most of the students always hate the top RANKER of the class, as they always defeat them in the exams!
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by gatz_funky

r+ancor..(rhymes like ANGER..)..so you have developed ANGER OR HATRED FOR YOUR FRIEND.
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by preetisoni2411

look at the part ancor looks like anchor, so sajid khan as a anchor is not good.i had developed a hatred for him
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by MAHIMA

rancor sounds like Run Chor(thief). While playing cricket in childhood we would feel a sheer bitterness/hatred for the run chors
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by yokel

A RANCOR CAN ROAR in your family
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by roozbeh33

Sounds similar to Ranchod ke Rathor from film 'Jaane tu ya jaane na' Rancod ke rathor had deep bitter anger to gain their name ( 3 conditions)
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by bugmenot

Rancor sounds like Rancho from 3 Idiots also chatur had long lasting haterated
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by machpatel

rancor = The chor ( thief) + ran (run); The thief is runing with you money so bitter feeling.
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by shaktipada

ransack

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) steal goods; take as spoils
Synonyms : despoil , foray , loot , pillage , plunder , reave , rifle , strip
Example Sentence
  • During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

Definition
(verb) search thoroughly
Synonyms : comb
Example Sentence
  • They combed the area for the missing child

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ransack

this sounds like run seek...RUN+SEEK...so you must run to seek a house for your self.....you must search throughly about a house.
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by preetisoni2411

I ran through the sack (searched throughly) stil I didn't get my pen
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by ksameer_coep

RUN+SACK...If you lose something and try to search thoroughly, you run your eyes through sack and try to find it out....
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by nileshdive

ranSACK so fill the sack with what ever you SEEK
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by daringdavin

run and SEEK the thing to pilfer
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by friendofafriend

rapacious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
Example Sentence
  • a predatory bird
  • the rapacious wolf
  • raptorial birds
  • ravening wolves
  • a vulturine taste for offal

Definition
(adj) excessively greedy and grasping
Synonyms : ravening , voracious
Example Sentence
  • a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
  • ravening creditors
  • paying taxes to voracious governments

Definition
(adj) devouring or craving food in great quantities
Example Sentence
  • edacious vultures
  • a rapacious appetite
  • ravenous as wolves
  • voracious sharks

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rapacious

'Rapacious' means who likes to 'Rape' that means very greedy on woman body! & also take forcefully
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by rizvi

rapa+cious....FOCUS ON FIRST PART..rapid.....and we eat very rapidly when are hungry and want to consume lot of food......simillarly you talk RAPIDLY..when you want to say many things at once..talkative.person does this...
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by preetisoni2411

read rapacious as rupeecious so a person who is greedy must have rupees on his mind.
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by imfrmheaven

Rapacious!Sounds like someone who wants to rape voisciusly
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by tapobratabag

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by sagarsmailhouse

rarefied

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) having low density
Synonyms : rare , rarified
Example Sentence
  • rare gasses
  • lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air

Definition
(adj) of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
Example Sentence
  • an exalted ideal
  • argue in terms of high-flown ideals
  • a noble and lofty concept
  • a grand purpose

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rarefied

rare(,,very less)+fied(..like field which means environment), hence environment where GAS is VERY LESS DENSE..
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by kvsharat

rarefied is a past tense of rarefy. And, rarefy = rare+fy(to make), i.e. to make something rare, or less dense... :)
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by tune2amit

rarefied meaning is to make refine or pure so rarefied-ra+refined= rarefined
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by sandy1278

rarefy means to make thinner.. any mineral from ore becomes thinner(lesser) after removing the impurities
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by sekharcvs

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