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wince

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the facial expression of sudden pain
Definition
(noun) a reflex response to sudden pain
Synonyms : flinch

Definition
(verb) draw back, as with fear or pain
Synonyms : cringe , flinch , funk , quail , recoil , shrink , squinch
Example Sentence
  • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

Definition
(verb) make a face indicating disgust or dislike
Example Sentence
  • She winced when she heard his pompous speech

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wince

when opposite party WINS our faCES becomes wince
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by hritupon

Wince and pinch sound somewhat similar....you winced when you were pinched.
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by pushpa_edit

it is similarly to rinse ,rinse means drown up.So we will move back,or shrink because of fear.
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by yasaswi

Remember Expressions of Vince McMahon from WWE...So like the vince ..Wince
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by roger53

if vince mc man attacks u, u shrink
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by friendofafriend

when press people try to come close to PRINCE william.he WINCED.
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by pragati_gupta

wince:- win becomes cement i.e it becomes tough.
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by shaktipada

Think past tense of win is wince, now the win at past becomes discolour.
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by shaktipada

win ce ..to win position of chief engg u have to move back suddenly
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by jai ho

rinse you will move back in sudden fear on soap may fall in eyes
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by sansecretcp

winnow

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the act of separating grain from chaff
Synonyms : sifting , winnowing
Example Sentence
  • the winnowing was done by women

Definition
(verb) separate the chaff from by using air currents
Synonyms : fan
Example Sentence
  • She stood there winnowing chaff all day in the field

Definition
(verb) blow on
Example Sentence
  • The wind was winnowing her hair
  • the wind winnowed the grass

Definition
(verb) select desirable parts from a group or list
Synonyms : cull out
Example Sentence
  • cull out the interesting letters from the poet's correspondence
  • winnow the finalists from the long list of applicants

Definition
(verb) blow away or off with a current of air
Example Sentence
  • winnow chaff

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for winnow

WINd + NOW = WINNOW so, the blowing wind helps to separate the CHAFF.
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by mamun_401@yahoo.com

WIN NOW will separate you from looser
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by mahaveerjain

sounds like binno (hindi)- sift
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by userdce

its like window,when window is opened the chaff or mud or dust will be cleaned or get seperated
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by yasaswi

Win + now... you can win now...or win + owing...owing to something you could win a prize.
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by pushpa_edit

Winnow=Wind the minnow (the lesse one the chalf) form the grain.
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by rakei

winnow = win + now i.e winning is easy when u r good in something...therefore winnow is to separate good things from bad
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by smarty_1028

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by smarty_1028

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by smarty_1028

wispy

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) thin and weak
Synonyms : wisplike
Example Sentence
  • a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet

Definition
(adj) lacking clarity or distinctness
Synonyms : dim , faint , shadowy , vague
Example Sentence
  • a dim figure in the distance
  • only a faint recollection
  • shadowy figures in the gloom
  • saw a vague outline of a building through the fog
  • a few wispy memories of childhood

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wispy

whispy=whisper...which is barely discernible..
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by deepak27_krishnakumar

Whisp for its second meaning...wispy sounds like WHISKY..u drink tht daily u become thin n weak..
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by garsone_kill

see spy in the word. spy is hidden always, so it's barely discernible.
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by cp.jethani

when the chips are WISPY they are more CRISPY
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by pragati_gupta

Wispy and risky or better still... wisp and risk...the wisp of smoke could be showing a risk of fire.
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by pushpa_edit

Wispy- Wiskey.. once we drink it.. we wont speak clearly...barely discerning.. lacking clarity
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by NelsonNishanth

wistful

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) showing pensive sadness
Synonyms : pensive
Example Sentence
  • the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wistful

Wistful and Wishful...Wistful = Full of longing or unfulfilled desire. Wishful = Seeking advancement or recognition.
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by rizvi

wistful ~ wristful ..havent u ever longed to have ur wrist full of bangles?
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by wingdeng

Wistful : like full of waste; Becoming sad; while rememberring
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by mamun_401@yahoo.com

He was holding his head resting on WRIST showing that he was wistful like THE THINKER by rodin . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thinker
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by userdce

too many wishes makes a person wistful
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by pragati_gupta

Wish Fool:He or she was foolish enough to made an impossible wish
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by itspossible

"Wasteful" - You become sad when you see how wasteful humans are.
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by anujpathania

wishful—a person is wishful, he wishes that he should have worked hard in the past.. so the meaning
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by nikhilparasher

with full - thinking about it sadly
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by sansecretcp

witticism

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
Synonyms : humor , humour , wit , wittiness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for witticism

Witticism rhymes with critisism. Witticism is a clever remark and critisism is a critical remark, pointing of a fault.
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by pushpa_edit

witch will make clever joking remark about her magic
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by sansecretcp

"cis" means to cut... to cut something, you must be sharp so witticisms are sharply witty.
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by ImaniOU

writhe

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
Synonyms : squirm , twist , worm , wrestle , wriggle
Example Sentence
  • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
  • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for writhe

it is 'write' but we have to pronounce it twisting our tongue to say 'writhe' so the meaning 'twist'
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by worldisunderme

Looks like "write the".. we must write the writhe of the Reporter who was killed by the police for WRITING THE truth or writhe looks like WRITE+HE ,and can be memorised as HE WRITE a story in which he which TWISTED the story.
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by hritupon

comes from wry which is a twisted situation
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by friendofafriend

writhe is the twisted form of write.
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by shaktipada

Writhe and gripe....you writhe (suffer) when you have a griping (colic pain) pain.
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by pushpa_edit

Writhe:~(writha/wrutha/wrudha)manava(an old man): a old man always walks in a shaky way/twisted way/about to fall manner, as a prisoner who walks after getting heavily punished as nagarjuna in ramadasu,with all crusts and trufs.
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by NarenSuri

writhe is the twisted form of writhe.
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by shaktipada

write ke bichme h aya so woh thoda twist hua.writHe
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by jai ho

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