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trawl

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
Synonyms : setline , spiller , trawl line , trotline

Definition
(noun) a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
Synonyms : dragnet , trawl net

Definition
(verb) fish with trawlers

treatise

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a formal exposition
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for treatise

focus on TREATI..almost same as TREATY...now remember treaty between two nations, so it must be a formal written document
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by anshulnirvana

A TREATISE or a THESIS is a written book or document on a subject.
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by pushpa_edit

treat+ise...focus on treat means deal with a speech or writing or discuss about an issue....so discuss about a treatise...a written essay or exposition
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by preetisoni2411

tremulous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear
Synonyms : quavering
Example Sentence
  • the old lady's quavering voice
  • spoke timidly in a tremulous voice

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tremulous

TREMble+nervOUS-->Tremulous is trembling in nervousness or fear
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by Saquib

TREMULOUS and NERVOUS are rhyming words with a similar meaning. Both words mean, quivering or shivering with fear.
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by pushpa_edit

think of the word tremble- as in fear
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by tivoli25

trenchant

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect
Synonyms : searching
Example Sentence
  • searching insights
  • trenchant criticism

Definition
(adj) characterized by or full of force and vigor
Synonyms : hard-hitting
Example Sentence
  • a hard-hitting expose
  • a trenchant argument

Definition
(adj) clearly or sharply defined to the mind
Synonyms : clear-cut , distinct
Example Sentence
  • clear-cut evidence of tampering
  • Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest
  • trenchant distinctions between right and wrong

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trenchant

When you chant it is to be very strong, clear and effective
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by ksameer_coep

if chant under the tree...it ll be clear and effective
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by preetisoni2411

TRENCH means to CUT So TRENCHANT-->CUTTING OR SHARP insight
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by manishtuteja10

'ant' always walk in straight 'trench' i.e they know which way is right or wrong for them.. they never deviate...
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by iet.saket@gmail.com

trenchant:trench+ant;an ant in a trench is sharply perceptive to things because it can see every minute particles.(sharply perceptive)
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by SANICECUBE

TRENCHANT and ELOQUENT are rhyming words . Both the words refer to a strong and effective use of language.
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by pushpa_edit

when american economy collapsed,keynes asked the us goverment to dig trenches so that they can employ people& govt was SO KEEN to have a solution, they really asked people to dig trenches..
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by preetisoni2411

TRENCHANT rhymes with PUNGENT,so the meaning goes(not the exact one though)
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by imajeeth

TRENCH warfare b/t father and teenage you. He saw right through your ANTic because he was more [keenly perceptive]. Now he still teases you w/ [penetrating remarks] of his [effectiveness] in catching you red handed.
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by joeyessoe

ten chantazz ( severe) or criticism
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by arshnagpal

if ure chatting with 10 people then you must be all knowing or insightful. ten + chat
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by friendofafriend

trend + chant(repeatedly doing something) >>> when a trend goes on and on followed by people, it becomes clear in mind of younger people that that related thing is to be done like that nly... relate it..
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by RajeshBorkar

train+chant:so when train is chanting the expression is effective n clearly heard or understood
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by laaptu

trench+ant...imagine an ant forcefully breaking the trench and vigorously coming your way...
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by Thisisnotme

trepidation

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a feeling of alarm or dread
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trepidation

Intrepid is fearless, so Trepid is fearfull....:P
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by 0m3gA

TRAP - soldier on being trapped had the feeling of trepidation/fear.
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by userdce

Tremble >> Trepidation. As he was afraid, he trembled (Trepidation)
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by tanvir

concentrate on the starting part, it SOUNDS LIKE RAPID, as in river rafting, rapids make everyone feel alarmed
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by mohitpanwar2007

TREPIDATION and CONSTERNATION have the same sound and meaning. The words describe fear or nervousness.
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by pushpa_edit

INTREPID (adj) is contrary to TREPID (adj), so TREPIDATION (noun) is contrary to inTREPID as well.
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by cpinedo

Trip down in an Expedition causes FEAR...U b'come NERVOUS
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by Phanik12312

tribulation

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event
Synonyms : trial , visitation
Example Sentence
  • his mother-in-law's visits were a great trial for him
  • life is full of tribulations
  • a visitation of the plague

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tribulation

Tribulation~Tribal ; While the group was trekking they were caught by jungle tribal(junglee log In Hindi) and harrased ...It was a period of tribulation for them!
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by khushi5

The verdict from a 'Tribunal' is often an annoying/frustrating/catastrophic event for a family.
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by rizvi

TRIBes of our nATION undergo only suffering and distress.
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by pcsjith

there is always suffering in troubled nation
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by friendofafriend

when TRI:3, BULls r coming towards you to hit you it creates frustrATION n tribulation within you
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by nisha236

TRIBULATION (trouble and suffering) and AFFLICTION are both a painful condition.
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by pushpa_edit

TRIBULATION (trouble and suffering) and AFFLICTION are both a painful condition.
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by pushpa_edit

TRIBULATION=TRIBUTE means tax. so if you fail to pay the tax in time, you must be in distress and suffering condition.
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by smsayem127

tribute + nation >> a national tribute is paid when the nation SUFFERS a loss of some great personality or is in DISTRESS due to some calamity..
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by RajeshBorkar

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