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tether

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
Synonyms : lead , leash

Definition
(verb) tie with a tether
Example Sentence
  • tether horses

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tether

TETHER can be split as TiE + HER, so remember it as TIE her WITH A ROPE.
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by imajeeth

Tether and Fetter are common because both words refer to a kind of restrain (rope or chain) for an animal.
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by pushpa_edit

tether --> tie+together
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by nikhilnitc

tet+her....tightly(tet) tie .sth..to her......how?..by rope........
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by sansan549

tether- tie+ her
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by SHUBHAM VARSHNEY

Bangla tador
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by SHARIAR SIDDIQUI

Internet tethering in iphone means.. it can be used as a hotspot to connect or TIE other instruments or equipments to it.
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by NelsonNishanth

thespian

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a theatrical performer
Synonyms : actor , histrion , player , role player

Definition
(adj) of or relating to drama
Example Sentence
  • the movie director had thespian cooperation

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for thespian

pronouncing thespian gives u a feeling of the (e)spn which is a sports channel..it never shows drama so thespian is opposite of espn which shows drama
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by annn21984

do you remember thespis.....the first person in universe who appeared as an actor on the stage in a play....so thespian..means .pertaning to drama or play.
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by preetisoni2411

Thespian - rearrange the words into - The as THEATRE and Spian as Person. Therefore a Thespian is a Theatre Person, an actor.
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by pushpa_edit

THE + SPAIN..The movie Zindagi na milegi dobara was shot in SPAIN. Thus relate this movie with drama..
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by ishajuneja90

Thespian= The(theatre) + spian (person) means a theatre person.
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by Gregarious

thrall

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the state of being under the control of another person
Synonyms : bondage , slavery , thraldom , thralldom

Definition
(noun) someone held in bondage
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for thrall

thrall=thrill( a person is in slavery under a witch and doing thrill work
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by shubhabrata

Thrall and Enthrall have similar sounds and a somewhat similar meaning as both words refer to a kind of captivity. While thrall means to be held by power or forcefully, enthrall means to be spellbound (beholden by someone's charm)
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by pushpa_edit

Thrall-> Thr+All -> all are thr (there) under his power. usage: all are in thrall to him.
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by carbonmonoxide

sounds like 'troll' which is kept in dungeons, hence its slavery.....tough ti interpret
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by kaavya_3000

threadbare

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
Example Sentence
  • bromidic sermons
  • his remarks were trite and commonplace
  • hackneyed phrases
  • a stock answer
  • repeating threadbare jokes
  • parroting some timeworn axiom
  • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'

Definition
(adj) having the nap worn away so that the threads show through
Example Sentence
  • threadbare rugs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for threadbare

Threadbare -Wear and Tear - The garment has become quite threadbare due to its continuous wear and tear.
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by pushpa_edit

threadbare = thread + bare;we know jeans are made of thread,imagine and old jeans, so we can say that thread can be seen in bare eyes.
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by nasri

threas+bare....you wear clothes when barly your clothes look like clothes..till each thread come out......
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by preetisoni2411

THREADBARE - Something which has been READ BAAR BAAR...so it is common..or a cliche, banal stuff!!
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by bugmenot

Observe that 'threadbar' as 'read' + 'bar' [In hindi, it is bar, bar i.e repetitive]. So when you read same thing repetitively, you get 'over familiar' and it becomes 'common/trite' for you.
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by gunjanshah

throes

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) violent pangs of suffering
Example Sentence
  • death throes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for throes

THROE is pronounced like throw ..so you throw things at someone when you become violent in PAIN/ANGUISH.
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by imajeeth

this word sounds like throwes...so if a person in voilent anguish..he throwes up everything whatever comes in front of him...
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by preetisoni2411

Throes and Woes both refer to pain. While throes means pangs of pain, woes refer to deep pain caused by great sorrow (it generally causes a heart ache).
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by pushpa_edit

throes rhymes with toes... beating with toes gives someone "violent suffering"...
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by chetanbpl

throes somewhat sounds like throat, so when you have a sore throat, you have a throe.
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by lollipop

When your GIRL FRIEND THROES(throw) you out of her life it is really PAINFUL to your heart....
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by nileshdive

Thorns of roses are painful
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by bbrave

throng

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a large gathering of people
Synonyms : concourse , multitude

Definition
(verb) press tightly together or cram
Synonyms : jam , mob , pack , pile
Example Sentence
  • The crowd packed the auditorium

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for throng

this word sounds like THRONE...so when a king sits on the throne...CROWD gathers at that time.
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by preetisoni2411

Remember like this when u do some thing WRONG(Throng)on road Crowd will gather
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by atluri.vinay

EV1 GATHERED TO C THE GIRL IN A THONG
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by friendofafriend

Throng - make that The + Long. The long ques thronged the entrance waiting to enter the ground where the rock concert was taking place.
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by pushpa_edit

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