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tantamount

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) being essentially equal to something
Synonyms : equivalent
Example Sentence
  • it was as good as gold
  • a wish that was equivalent to a command
  • his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tantamount

ta-n-ta; an equal amount of 'ta' on both sides of 'n'.
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by rizvi

Tantamount and Paramount are similar in sound but have different meanings. While tantamount means, equivalent, paramount means chief in importance.
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by pushpa_edit

Paramount means superior. Tantamount means equal.
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by dshefman

tantamount is like tan tan amount i.e. just equal to the price.
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by shaktipada

tantamount: t+(ant)+t=amount ... so the deed is 'equivalent' or 'equal to'(=) something...
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by ketaki

Tantamount -seems like tent amount .For buying the tent you have to pay the amount that equals the tent amount
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by santosh pokhrel

tantrum

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a display of bad temper
Synonyms : conniption , fit , scene
Example Sentence
  • he had a fit
  • she threw a tantrum
  • he made a scene

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tantrum

sounds like "tantra mantra". We do tantra mantra to get rid of the bad temper if someone has due to evil souls entering someone's body
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by cp.jethani

ant in Rum ----> make u angry, ill tempered !
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by rahul naam to suna hoga

TAINT+RUM....taint means spot.....after seeing taint of rum on my friend's shirt,his mother lost her temper
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by nileshdive

tantrum= t + an(=angry) + t + rum(=run) .... if someone gets angry, they run into a fit of bad temper.or ( rum pine ke baad tent mein tantrum hua..)
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by ketaki

tarantula

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)
Definition
(noun) large hairy tropical spider with fangs that can inflict painful but not highly venomous bites
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tarantula

tarantula is like Dracula
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by bishalbhatt

There was an English movie called Tarantula about wild spiders. In general, Tarantula, Godzilla, Gorilla all end with "la" - and mean some gigantic creature.
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by garrulous

Tarantula (a venomous spider) and Tarantella (an Italian whirling dance)have the same sounds but the words have conflicting emotions. While one makes you whirl in enjoyment, the other makes you writhe (get uncomfortable) in pain.
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by pushpa_edit

taRANtula:RAN(run...run...tarantula is beside u)
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by kuruabhinav

tarry

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) be about
Example Sentence
  • The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square
  • Who is this man that is hanging around the department?

Definition
(verb) leave slowly and hesitantly
Synonyms : linger

Definition
(adj) having the characteristics of pitch or tar
Synonyms : pitchy , resinous , resiny

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tarry

like when Tar gets stuck to your boot, it leaves the boot slowly....
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by kmr.akhil

tarry sounds like the hindi word deri.....so a delay in doing something..
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by preetisoni2411

consider the word TARIFF which means paying taxes.. So the merchants will attempt to TARRY the TARIFF
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by rdrd

tarry sounds like tardy,so if you tarry, you will be tardy.
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by lollipop

tarry sounds like hu(a)rry..hurry is the antonym of tarry
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by Ani

ataTARI chala ...khup late zalele ahe......
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by rahulkhadse

Tarry can be thought when a girl says "aa rahi hun"..which means to delay..
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by mohitdia

boss: y r u late? me: taarey gin ra tha :P
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by friendofafriend

After consuming tarry(tarry in bengali language means wine) you are walking slowly & in curved way
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by shaktipada

Tarry and Early have a similar sound but they have opposite meanings. Tarry is to dwadle and get late whereas early means, to be punctual or be somewhere before the scheduled time.
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by pushpa_edit

john terry always comes late on the football field
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by jay_gandhi

taut

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) pulled or drawn tight
Synonyms : tight
Example Sentence
  • taut sails
  • a tight drumhead
  • a tight rope

Definition
(adj) subjected to great tension; stretched tight
Example Sentence
  • the skin of his face looked drawn and tight
  • her nerves were taut as the strings of a bow

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for taut

taut sounds like taught.. and if all the teachers want to taught(teach) lessons at the same period it will be tight..
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by rsakthivelece

Teacher needs to be tight to teach (taut)
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by jazzy

Taut sounds like Got. My muscles got taut (strained) after all that strenuous exercise.
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by pushpa_edit

like TIGHT
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by reachacsv

taut sounds like taught...you were taught a lesson last night n were asked to write a test but u forgot.....so you are TENSED........
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by preetisoni2411

Tauta (totta) means Maal(sexy looking girl), and tauta tightens few muscles.. tauta means maal then taut can be considered as muscular male who is tight and ready
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by sukhoyash

taut = tota (hindi word for maal ladki) so a
1. tota is always neat and trim
2. and when taut comes around you, you become nervous and stressed
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by friendofafriend

Picture tater [tot]s tightly packed together in a fast food restaurant. :)
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by Herricane

Think=Thought; Tight=Taut
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by Deepi21

tautological

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) repetition of same sense in different words
Example Sentence
  • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
  • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
  • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tautological

tota (parrot) repeats what u say !!
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by userdce

TAU+TAU+logical....tau is coming twice at different places...
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by nileshdive

(for biological students)Remember tautonomy= practice of naming animal having same Genus and species name. ex: spotted deer=Axis axis
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by vamsi_hava

Tautology and Monotony have somewhat similar sounds, but they have the same meaning i.e to happen repeatedly.
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by pushpa_edit

For computer students, discrete mathematics contains step to prove one equation is same as other.
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by rakei

Addition to Userdce's mnemonic...... Tau + Tau + Logic - Repeating the same logic using different repeated words
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by Angeltks

Thatha in tamil means grandfather.. old people repeat the what they say all the time
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by NelsonNishanth

Tauto - Logical-- Taut students logically, don't repeat the chapter every time.
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by ankitshinde

strut- truck
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by sravan1411

what do u find looking at the mnemonics stated for this wors...? mr.sravan unnecessarily repeating the same thing..
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