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attenuate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
Synonyms : rarefy

Definition
(verb) become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude
Definition
(adj) reduced in strength
Synonyms : attenuated , faded , weakened
Example Sentence
  • the faded tones of an old recording

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for attenuate

If tenu(=you) eat(ate) less you will attenuate
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by bhardwajrk

AT+TEN+YOU+ATE(gutkha,drugs)....if at the age of ten you start eating gutkha,drugs, you will become weaker day by day and will waste your life....
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by nileshdive

attenuate...A+tenu(TEND)+ate(past form of eat,eaten(P.P))..well if bacteria TEND TO EAT (degrade)your body,that is A indication of your weak IMMUNE SYSTEM.
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by preetisoni2411

attenuate ~ at ten + you + ate; if you will eat only at 10 PM (once in a day), you will attenuate.
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by editor1

attenuate=attention+u+(h)ate ==>> if nobody give attention to you and every body hates you, you'll be weakened
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by disaster

audacious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) invulnerable to fear or intimidation
Example Sentence
  • audacious explorers
  • fearless reporters and photographers
  • intrepid pioneers

Definition
(adj) unrestrained by convention or propriety
Example Sentence
  • an audacious trick to pull
  • a barefaced hypocrite
  • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim
  • bald-faced lies
  • brazen arrogance
  • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress

Definition
(adj) disposed to venture or take risks
Synonyms : daring , venturesome , venturous
Example Sentence
  • audacious visions of the total conquest of space
  • an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
  • the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
  • a venturesome investor
  • a venturous spirit

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for audacious

audacious..auda(AUDIBLE)....IF YOU WANT to be audible to millions of people you have to be very daring and bold ,to go to the stage and deliver your message.
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by viren

it sounds like "how dare she is(audacious)"i.e au(how)da(dare)c(she)ious(is)..so it is daring
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by moorthy_ragha

when you go for some audition you need to be bold and daring.
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by amitarora

When someone 'has the audacity' to do something, they have the nerve aka courage
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by Kelli0688

There is audition going on for India Idol 4 in Delhi, versatile judges will select you so you shud have enough courage to face them at audition (audacious)
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by pradeepnegi77

he heard (aud - from audio) that it would be viscous so he came quickly
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by karenrw

MEN are always ACUrrate. Right?
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by jasonmuzzillo

augury

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
Synonyms : foretoken , preindication , sign
Example Sentence
  • he hoped it was an augury
  • it was a sign from God

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for augury

Augury.... Augur..... Sounds like Eager. We are always eager to know whats written in our future... so...
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by seemakhatkar

augury..think it to be aug(aag i.e fire in HINDI) +u +ary(HARRY)..u got a prophecy that u will b in fire along with harry,,,
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by angel

aagey aa rahi events
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by userdce

augury- its like AUG+gURU-remember it as ...aug is the month of tht event tht guruji pridicted(prophecy) !
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by hidus

AUGury - ETS has given us an AUGury about the GRE pattern changing in AUGust 2011
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by Figbeet

aao+ gori aao goriyon tumhara IPL mein as acheerleader selection karna hai indicating ipl is coming soon
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by saurabh82del

AUGURY sounds like HARRY....we know in harry it ends wit prophecy saying
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by manisha selvam

AUGURY = SAINT AUGUSTINE. Saints receive signs (auguries) from God.
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by dshefman

think of it as"aagey kya hoga rey".... augury
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by SDV

An Ugly Gory( white female) in land of colored people ~bad omen LOL...
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by pacdee

gury-replace u by o..so gory...gory means somthing ghostly..
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by sriharisharma

Augury: Ogury: OMEN
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by tenzingocha

Augury: Ogury: OMEN
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by tenzingocha

Augury : Aug (August) + ur (your) + y (day); 1st day of coming August some great things will happen.
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by editor1

aag on an island ..... which indicates that a person is there
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by kmr.akhil

VIRAGO
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by CHINNARAO

con (with) tension
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by Lukas

(AUGURY) IMAGINE AN AGORY (DEAD HUMAN FLESH EATER WHO LIVE BY RIVER GANGES)...THINK HIM AS A BAD OMEN...
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by ranuclarke

whenever i c a gory(cute)i am always sure she is the one :|
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by ashu_wanna_own_gre

aureole

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
Synonyms : corona

Definition
(noun) an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
Synonyms : aura , gloriole , glory , halo , nimbus

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for aureole

aurora+hole,aurora refers to star which is bright and hole refers to round shape,aureole refers t bright hole around a saint
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by anudeep meka

AUREOLE= OUTER+HOLE so if thr is a hole outside the light comes in think of solar eclipse (Diamond ring)
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by BNS

air + hole : sun corona rare hole : halo
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by friendofafriend

think of LORD BUDDHA .. the bright sunlike light behind him is an AUREOLE . ie. the sun's corona
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by abhishek26

those who have aura --> there is a hole(circle)ard their head and that is known as auerole
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by arshnagpal

AUREOLE...think it as OUR HOLE BEING A SOURCE OF LITE..:p
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by ranuclarke

IN Chemistry AURUM element is nothing but gold.
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by lokesh755

austere

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) severely simple
Synonyms : severe , stark , stern
Example Sentence
  • a stark interior

Definition
(adj) of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect
Synonyms : stern
Example Sentence
  • an austere expression
  • a stern face

Definition
(adj) practicing great self-denial
Synonyms : ascetic , ascetical , spartan
Example Sentence
  • Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it
  • a desert nomad's austere life
  • a spartan diet
  • a spartan existence

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for austere

AUS-australia TERE-tear(sorrow). like the recent beatings of Australians in INDIA. so one should deny oneself from going there
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by rejaulmeister

austere sounds like severe which it means
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by lamardebater

remember austin? I mean STONE COLD steve austin. he was harsh , severe and stern
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by friendofafriend

(in Hindi language) Austere = A(hindi, means NO) + Ustere = A + USTARA(Hindi, Knife) = No+Ustrara => Aaj ke jamane me one without Ustara, it means he is SEVERLY SIMPLE
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by Administrator

auSTERe....connect it with stern
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by jobin_mathew

AUS-australia TERE-tear(sorrow). like the recent beatings of Australians in INDIA. so one should deny oneself from going there
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by ajayrulez

Austere = I steer away (from)
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by swang012

Aus=out Tere=tear with strength (not water) Tearing out from your desires-self denials.
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by otimuz

austere ( tear are so simple without any decorations and they are filled with emotion
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by santosh pokhrel

Aunts' Tears: When his AUnts saw his rigorously self-disciplined lifestyle, they alll bursted into TEARS.
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by marioM

a+us+tere—USne TERE pyar ke liye sab chod diya and led a SIMPLE LIFE WITHOUT COMFORTS
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by nikhilparasher

a+us(usne)+tere pyaar me khana pina chod diya hai
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by sudhanshu9115

avarice

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Synonyms : avaritia , covetousness , greed , rapacity

Definition
(noun) extreme greed for material wealth
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for avarice

avarice- a + very + rich > a strong greed to be 'a very rich' person.
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by yokel

a+varice..varice...sounds like hindi word waris..and now imagine a greedy member of a family who kills the patriarch for his wealth...so that he can become the family's waris.
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by preetisoni2411

AVA+RICE..here A is coming 2 TIMES....means a person who wants RICE 2 times has GREED.....
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by nileshdive

a+varice..varice...sounds like hindi word waris..and now imagine a family where a greedy member of family kills the patriarch to obtain his wealth...so that he can become a waris of family's wealth
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by preetisoni2411

A VAsmati RICE.dnt greed for a meal of VAsmati RICE.have normal rice
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by mit006

Focus on Rice Part and relate to it the business man who stocks rice for more profit and thus become avarice
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by onno manush

avarice=(ava+rice)if its limited rice then everyone are greedy in sharing rice..
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by sainaveenm

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by nileshdive

remember "yava" (greed)in Telugu "rice". yavarice means greed
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by sudheerenglish

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