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Short Definition :

(noun) a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
Synonyms : ass-kisser , crawler , lackey , sycophant

(verb) try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
Synonyms : bootlick , fawn , kotow , kowtow , suck up , truckle
Example Sentence
  • He is always kowtowing to his boss

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for toady

Sir, "TODAY"(toady) you look very ...... (this an act of pleasing someone in order to gain a personal advantage.)
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by keyurpatel87

A toady person is like a toad who makes sounds to flatter people just like a toad tries to flatter the female toad..
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by mohitdia

toady=to(too)+ady(addy)means person who add more than fact
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by mamunrashid

toady in x-men was extreemely servile
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by friendofafriend

TOADY and FLATTERY are similar in sound and meaning. If you flatter a person in order to gain advantage, you will be refered to as toady.
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by pushpa_edit

the toad flattered the nightingale in order to gain popularity
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by harsha00711

Puffs up saying the things that influence the powerful. But whose croaks are filled with venom.
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Ever wonder how Toad from the Super Mario Bros. series got his name? He's "toadally" a Toad to the Princess, today and every day!
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by mrprince10

Toady = To(To take) + ad(Advantage by) + (Flattery)y
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by vocabIsFun


Short Definition :

(noun) a one-piece cloak worn by men in ancient Rome
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for toga

as v know dat v know dat v r supposed to wear some special clothes to do yoga...nw lets supose dat v should wear TOGA to do its a kind of robe
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by bebo

baba ramdev teaches YOGA in the morning to all the ppl in the stadium and b4 leaving the platform wears a TOGA and leaves....bhahut shining marta hai!!!.........;)
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by verbal800

TOGA sounds like CHOGA, a Hindi word for a garb or clothing.
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by pushpa_edit


Short Definition :

(noun) a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility
Synonyms : torpidity
Example Sentence
  • he fell into a deep torpor

(noun) inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for torpor

Well its quite opposite to what is a topper who is naturally diligent
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by saikiran

tor-por....TORRENT PAR..........TORRENT PAR most of the seeders were INACTIVE due to which downloading the movie becomes a SLUGGISH task....
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by lebshah

RAJ THAKERY TO MNS PEOPLE.."aaj tum sab itne LATHARGIC,SLUGGISH kyu lag rahe ho? hume kal THOD PHOD karne jana hai...yaad hai na?",,,,,,,,:)
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by verbal800

Torpedo is fast and speedy...while torpor is opposite to torpedo
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by tanvir

sounds like tapori, who is very lazy
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by namaskar

Suppose you are very much disturbed with something and then you go back to your room and cause destruction i.e tod phod( in hindi language).. After you are finished with your desrtruction you feel tired and lack in energy,
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by gre_guru

Torpor and Torpid means almost the same. Lazy and inactive. Tor- tortoise which means slow. But be careful about torpedo, which means the exact opposite.
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by avinashdharan

tor - phor means breaking everything.. OPPOSITE .. lack of energy - lethargy
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by anindyajyotiroy

As in " tar par latka hua ho.. aalsi hai "
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by siddharth4484

sounds like tod-phod.. person who does tod-phod is very active..Opposite of that is lethargy
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by gre_111

A TOPPER is never a TORPOR ....he studies with vigor
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by himesh0107

tor-por is tod- phod, in hindi, after you are finished with tod-phod, you get lazy and sluggish...
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by ankitshah091

torpor = tor por; The ppl who are always saying after that is always lazy.
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by shaktipada


Short Definition :

(adj) highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
Example Sentence
  • the Byzantine tax structure
  • Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship
  • convoluted legal language
  • convoluted reasoning
  • the plot was too involved
  • a knotty problem
  • got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering
  • Oh, what a tangled web we weave
  • tortuous legal procedures
  • tortuous negotiations lasting for months

(adj) marked by repeated turns and bends
Synonyms : twisting , twisty , voluminous , winding
Example Sentence
  • a tortuous road up the mountain
  • winding roads are full of surprises
  • had to steer the car down a twisty track

(adj) not straightforward
Example Sentence
  • his tortuous reasoning

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tortuous

a tortoise does not move in straight line... it keeps twisting and turning making path complicated.
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by 1.6k

tortuous - torque(twisting)uous: full of twisting
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by manikandanntrjn

TORTUre fOr US to follow
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by karenrw

tortoise mosquito coil will not be straight it is twisted and winded . Tortoise coil is in rhyming with tortuous.
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by mrudula

The Tortuous Spiral Maze, which had a lot of twists and turns, had everyone perplexed.
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by pushpa_edit

The Tortuous Spiral Maze (which has a lot of twists and turns) had everynone perplexed.
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by pushpa_edit

if u remember contort it means to twist out shape. tortuous meaning is very close to that.
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by friendofafriend

tortuous can be compared to circuitous.. And both means almost same
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by jobin_mathew

the pronunciation of this word is not simple, it twists the tongue
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by aroraraman309


Short Definition :

(verb) move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
Example Sentence
  • The drunk man tottered over to our table

(verb) walk unsteadily
Synonyms : coggle , dodder , paddle , toddle , waddle
Example Sentence
  • small children toddle

(verb) move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
Synonyms : seesaw , teeter

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for totter

cant believe no one thought abt it - TOT - is a baby - always moves unsteadily - abt to fall
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by achilles

Sounds Like Torture.therefore while someone is released after being tortured..he moves unsteadily.
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by razzmatazz

TOTTER: to walk like a TODDLER
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by iiternalfire

DO+TARAF(side)- people who are on both side are always swaying either side.
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by userdce

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by survivor007007

TOTTER and SAUNTER are rhyming words which mean, to walk with a limp.
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by pushpa_edit

Tod-tod kar chalna - means not walking smoothly.. Ladkhada kar chalna
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by post4bhawna

Sounds like globetrotter who travels widely...likewise totter is also to move unsteadily..
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by mohitdia

DODDERING mean SHAKY or INFIRM.. which is same as tottering
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by NelsonNishanth

tot means disconnected. ter means wire. Some wire is disconnected so it is in unstable state.
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by shaktipada


Short Definition :

(noun) someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
Synonyms : ticket tout

(noun) someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way
Synonyms : touter

(noun) one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)
Synonyms : tipster

(verb) advertize in strongly positive terms
Example Sentence
  • This product was touted as a revolutionary invention

(verb) show off
Synonyms : blow , bluster , boast , brag , gas , gasconade , shoot a line , swash , vaunt

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tout

tout: shout to promote (to publicly praise or promote)
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improve the previous mnemonic...imagine a stout person praising his muscles
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by ashay.ut

tout= t + out tell it out...this process is called promoting or advertising
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by sunilgandham

Imagine a person selling advise about when "Tendulkar" will be "OUT" for betting on how many runs he will score
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by anshulnirvana

tout=Tendulkar OUT!!!....according to the review system tendulkar was not out but the umpire gave him out....the indian media PUBLICISED this issue too much afterwards....:D
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by verbal800

We have to bet on Stout persons in sumo, in order to win
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by 0m3gA

An agent who annoy customers especially with persistent requests
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by sandesh.j

if some1 pawns u wid scout. u must praise him
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by friendofafriend

imagine a stout person who touts
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by cool_123

A TOUT or an AGENT - someone who operates as a middleman or a negotiator.
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by pushpa_edit

tout - stout it up and shout it out
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by shalnew

Shout and Tell it OUT.
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by Rushabh22

the snout saleslady must tout her product in order to get it sold in an unfamiliar market.
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by maha4

You tout; I pout.
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by shirasong

producers approach advertiser to tout their product...
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by nani99

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