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tendentious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one
Synonyms : tendencious
Example Sentence
  • a tendentious account of recent elections
  • distinguishing between verifiable fact and tendentious assertion

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tendentious

Rearrange the words to make - Tend or Tendency + ious or bias. So, TENDENTIOUS is a TENDENcy towards one viewpoint over another.
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by pushpa_edit

tendentious:(tendency+Us~United states):the tendency of US is to support/tend towrds the controversial country, thats why it supports pakistan to crub india through financial and military/weapon aids.so supporting a controversial
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by NarenSuri

Split like: TEN DEN ( Ten people discussing at a single den raise to controversial views)
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by acidburn

tend = tendor,so when tendor is provided a pratiality is made btwn two......
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by misha

Tendency+ tension= tendency to bring out the controversial topic which gives tensions
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by Isismona

tenet

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
Synonyms : dogma

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tenet

TENET rhymes with TENANT...so the tenants were given a set of DOCTRINE by the owner before they could occupy the house
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by imajeeth

teen + net. teen should not be allowed to sit in interNET for long time. this is the common PRINCIPLE or DOGMA among parents
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by arulmozhi

The Ten Commandments
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by Tiney

TEN+IT=when TEN(a group) say something every1 follows IT(as a principle)
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by elixir

teeneger + net ... teeneger shld be given proper "teaching" to use net
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by anshul011235

A Tenet is a Statement of a strong religious belief or principle.
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by pushpa_edit

tenant one who holds property, tenet mens similar about principals of religious or political belief
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by sukhoyash

KAS-KE(tighten) keep the things kas-ke or they would fall out of order.
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by userdce

tenet = ten + eat; The food should be taken before ten for good health thiis a doctrine without proof.
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by shaktipada

tenuous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) having thin consistency
Example Sentence
  • a tenuous fluid

Definition
(adj) very thin in gauge or diameter
Example Sentence
  • a tenuous thread

Definition
(adj) lacking substance or significance
Synonyms : flimsy , fragile , slight , thin
Example Sentence
  • slight evidence
  • a tenuous argument
  • a thin plot
  • a fragile claim to fame

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tenuous

this word sound very close to TENNIS....and most of the female TENNIS PLAYERS ARE VERY SLIM AND THIN...
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by preetisoni2411

TENUOUS can be split as TEN+US,so TEN of us goin to USa together,the chances are very SLIM and it'll be a RARITY
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by imajeeth

Tenuous comes from Attenuate. Attenuate means to make thin.
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by tanvir

tenous...this word it extracted from Latin tenuis means...thin, slight...
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by preetisoni2411

split it "Ten+of+us". It is a rare possiblity that ten of us will accomodate in car
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by amolge

this word is delibrately mispronounced some times as tenyeas....tenyears....so your ten years daughter is very thin.........and slim.....
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by preetisoni2411

tenuous can be related to tension..in tension a person is weak....
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by narenkumar

Tenuous and Bulbous are rhyming words with different meanings. Tenuous is something slim or thin while Bulbous is something fat and round .
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by pushpa_edit

Read TENUOUS as 'TEN of U vs twO of US', so when ur only two against ten, u become "WEAK AND INSUBSTANTIAL"( Insubstantial : lacking strength and solidity ).
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by vj.suryawanshi

tenuous sounds like "Thin" and fragile
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by animator

me playin TENNIS is a tenuous idea
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by massb

TEN+US....the plane we hired to go to gre could manage only 10 people because the plane was TENUOUS
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by nileshdive

though ten of us are thin ,its very rare to fit in the car
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by OCT18THGRE

TEN of US can only cook a TENUOUS dish... for too many cooks spoil the dish..
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by shalnew

tenuous = tenis. tenis players(female) are thin and generally lack substance - they are more hype.
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by aroraraman309

ten u or us:so doubtful,uncertain; tender: easily broken so must be thin
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by laaptu

tenuous-sounds like strenuous. under strain we become fragile and thin
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by authortobe

Tenuous sound like tender, and tender meat is soft/flimsy
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by pacdee

think about Tin can which is thin
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by kondaharsha

tepid

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) moderately warm
Synonyms : lukewarm
Example Sentence
  • he hates lukewarm coffee
  • tepid bath water

Definition
(adj) feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm
Example Sentence
  • a halfhearted effort
  • gave only lukewarm support to the candidate

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tepid

tepid sounds like torpid which is sluggish ie, inactive
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by rsakthivelece

te(tea) and pid(dip):ypu can dip ur hand into tea only when it is lukewarm
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by gre_10

tepid..sounds like rapid....when u have half hearted approach for sth u do things rapidly..means u want to just finish ur work u have no interst in doing it...
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by preetisoni2411

~tea+Pee'd:: you can have hint from either TEA or PEE, in either case it's luke warm
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by rajeev10

Tepid can be thought of as "Tap" which gives lukewarm water..
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by mohitdia

tepid=tap+it....introducing the new "TAP IT gyser"...tap it once and u shall get LUKE WARM water...tap it twice and u shall get hot water.......:D
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by verbal800

Tepid refers to something Mild, lukewarm or not too hot.
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by pushpa_edit

tepid = tea + pid; i.e. pid is having low control power which has little interest.
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by shaktipada

terse

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) brief and to the point; effectively cut short
Synonyms : crisp , curt , laconic
Example Sentence
  • a crisp retort
  • a response so curt as to be almost rude
  • the laconic reply; `yes'
  • short and terse and easy to understand

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for terse

terse...sounds like TERESA..Here all her achievements,efforts everything has been consolidated, confined and put into a single word "MOTHER"..So TERSE means brief,concise
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by ArDoR

TERSE rhymes with VERSE.jus a verse is always CONCISE and PITHY
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by imajeeth

write mother teresa as terse....so u r riting concise and brief!
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by adityasree

TEARse....when you tear your cloth it becomes brief,concise...
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by nileshdive

Terse is when you Converse in a curt or concise manner.
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by pushpa_edit

Time spent in a hearse is brief by comparison.
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by Rodeokinney

read it as T-erase.... we erase unnecessary lines to make it short and concise
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by l.k.sandra

testy

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) easily irritated or annoyed
Example Sentence
  • an incorrigibly fractious young man
  • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for testy

If someone has described you as SHORT-TEMPERED in the TESTY(testimonial), then you will get IRRITATED looking at it.
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by imajeeth

TESTY sounds like TASTY, so if food is not tasty u get irritate, bad tempered
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by kashyap

test+y - tests (exams) are irritable and make a person short-tempered
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by shubhabrata

a IRRITATED person says--Dont TEST my patience
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by watefun

IF SOMEONE HITS U ON UR TESTES U BECOME ANGRY
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by krish007

if the food is not TASTY u become TESTY....!:)
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by chetan530

Teasing Tea.
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by shadip

for computer people: the software testers are very short tempered and are very irritable to the developer
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by anshul011235

TESTY-S if sumone fidgets with it.. d 'proces' becomes short tempered..
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by madness

TESTY OR FIDGETY have somewhat similar sounds. The words refer to irritability.
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by pushpa_edit

Split the word into TEST+TEA. if u could not TEA during TESt u get irritated...
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by atluri.vinay

Who does'nt get easily irritated by a surprise TEST!
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by ankit_725

when you see that your tests are approaching you easily get irritated
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by brain_damage

giving a test is testy
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by faisal_rabbi04

Someone wrote a bad TESTY about you and hence you got "IRRITATED"
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by ankitshinde

This somehow sounds like "testis". So if someone shows your testis to others you get annoyed.
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by itzmesriram

my testicles are testy,i shall treat them gently!
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by roozbeh33

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