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ratify

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation
Synonyms : sign
Example Sentence
  • All parties ratified the peace treaty
  • Have you signed your contract yet?

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ratify

if you rectify the error in the report it might get ratified(approved) by the professor.
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by anshulnirvana

ratify =satisfy you are satisfied only when you approve to or with something.
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by pallavi_limat

RATIFY = giving a good RATIng to something, hence you APPROVe of it
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by harshsinha18

ratify=RATE IFY u rate something when u approve or conform it
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by OCT18THGRE

To reCTify something is to CorreCT it. To rAtify something is to Approve it, giving it an A-okay.
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by brotherwilliam

Rat+Fy: Rat,Five: a rat killer came to my home and he asked fy: five 5Rs/-, for each rat he catches, i had approved and accepted his proposal.
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by NarenSuri

Rate + ify >> means if u get ur work rated from a standard source.. ie. approved formally ur work..
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by RajeshBorkar

raucous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) unpleasantly loud and harsh
Synonyms : strident

Definition
(adj) disturbing the public peace; loud and rough
Synonyms : rowdy
Example Sentence
  • a raucous party
  • rowdy teenagers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for raucous

rauc(sounds like rock) + us rock music is usually loud and harsh.
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by Administrator

rakshas....u can make up the rest
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by ArDoR

one who makes ruckus is raucous
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by nikhilnitc

raou......rau...is harsh and shrill patil in village...hence raucous..
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by rahulkhadse

ravage

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) (usually plural) a destructive action
Synonyms : depredation
Example Sentence
  • the ravages of time
  • the depredations of age and disease

Definition
(verb) make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
Synonyms : harry

Definition
(verb) cause extensive destruction or ruin utterly
Example Sentence
  • The enemy lay waste to the countryside after the invasion

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ravage

In order to take revenge against ur enemy u have to ravage his army
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by 0m3gA

RAVAGE : SAVAGE : DAMAGE
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by gatz_funky

ra+vage where the second part vage can be considered as wage like waging a war for destruction,DEVASTATION,PLUNDER.
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by daringdavin

ravAGE by AGE u will be despoiled
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by crazylooks

ravage:::rage....u ve a rage against somebody then u will ravaged against him....
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by rahulkhadse

raven .. was the source of destruction
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by SHAKAL

RAVAGE= R(RAGE)+ SAVAGE
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by gauravkapila

savage (cruel person) ravaged (devastated) the cleavage (line between the crystals)
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by chandankala

ravel

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) French composer and exponent of Impressionism (1875-1937)
Synonyms : maurice ravel

Definition
(noun) a row of unravelled stitches
Synonyms : ladder , run
Example Sentence
  • she got a run in her stocking

Definition
(verb) disentangle
Synonyms : ravel out , unravel
Example Sentence
  • can you unravel the mystery?

Definition
(verb) tangle or complicate
Synonyms : knot , tangle
Example Sentence
  • a ravelled story

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ravel

You will entangle(ravel) your RIVAL with ropes
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by Calvin_Hobbes

to UNRAVEL a mystery is to SOLVE a mystery...hence RAVEL implies to ENTANGLE or to COMPLICATE..
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by nuttynav

ravel::navel...one fall into love of NAVEL of women..he will ravel his life
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by rahulkhadse

ravel...DERIVED FROM RAFAL..MEANS A LOOSE THREAD..AND THREADS FALL APART INTO DIFFERENT TANGLES.
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by preetisoni2411

As the situation "ReVEAL"ed its true identity it is raveled.
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by prabhukaranki

open the knot.(in hindi=kholna),in telugu mudi vippadam.
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by vamsi_hava

ravel means unwinding a twist. REVEAL also has the same meaning. these words sound similar and also has same meaning.
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by enigmatic.lucifer

ravenous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) extremely hungry
Synonyms : esurient , famished , sharp-set , starved
Example Sentence
  • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
  • a ravenous boy
  • the family was starved and ragged
  • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy

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 ravenous

sounds like RAVAN.. we can understand how hungry one would get to feed his 10 heads.
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by keyurpatel87

Sounds like "revenues". Everyone is extremely hungry about it :)
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by garrulous

add a 'c' it becomes crave+nous...extremely hungry
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by anshulnirvana

Everybody knows raven? So ravenous...
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by mitdac99

rebuff

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
Synonyms : slight

Definition
(noun) an instance of driving away or warding off
Synonyms : repulse , snub

Definition
(verb) reject outright and bluntly
Synonyms : repel , snub
Example Sentence
  • She snubbed his proposal

Definition
(verb) force or drive back
Synonyms : drive back , fight off , repel , repulse
Example Sentence
  • repel the attacker
  • fight off the onslaught
  • rebuff the attack

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rebuff

re (reject) + buff (bluff) -> you will reject/snub/beat back what a bluff (person who pretends or lies) says !
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by khushi5

re+buff(buffalo)....so when your buffalo..hits you.. and you beat it.... My Buffalo did it ones with Me hahahah ;)
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by preetisoni2411

a BUFFER is used to block or repel.
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by dshefman

when a bluff person calls u u reply very bluntly
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by 1.6k

reBUFF>>sayin a girl that she is a BUFFalo means u r snubbing and insulting her!!!!!!not gud for u :)
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by vivek07

Rebuff=Re(reply)+puff(food) snub that he cannot talk again.
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by rakei

A dog Rejected a stranger entry by barking "wuff wuff"
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by siddharth4484

if some1s bluff is caught, and he bluffs again then it a rebuff and u will reject it pretty bluntly
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