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trample

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the sound of heavy treading or stomping
Synonyms : trampling
Example Sentence
  • he heard the trample of many feet

Definition
(verb) tread or stomp heavily or roughly
Synonyms : tread
Example Sentence
  • The soldiers trampled across the fields

Definition
(verb) injure by trampling or as if by trampling
Example Sentence
  • The passerby was trampled by an elephant

Definition
(verb) walk on and flatten
Synonyms : tramp down , tread down
Example Sentence
  • tramp down the grass
  • trample the flowers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trample

imagine in Pakistan a Hindu temple is trampled..(trample sounds like temple)
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by aman.khippal

TRAMPLE and CRUMPLE are rhyming words having the same meaning i.e to destroy something harshly by treading on it repeatedly.
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by pushpa_edit

tranquillity

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an untroubled state; free from disturbances
Synonyms : quiet , tranquility

Definition
(noun) a state of peace and quiet
Synonyms : quietness , quietude , tranquility

Definition
(noun) a disposition free from stress or emotion
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tranquillity

Trans (transfer) + quality -> transfer in to quality life
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by hurricane

tranQUILL ==> PILL . we take pills to reduce our tensions and become calm.
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by chandu24

TRANQUILITY and SERENITY have a similar sound and meaning. The words mean, in a state of peace and quiet.
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by pushpa_edit

related to transquillisers and by using transquilliser the animal becomes quiet and peaceful and doesnot disturb us
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by Rohit.2204

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by sai satish

tranquillity= transform+quiet i.e. transform to quiet which is calmness, peace
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by pradipta863das88

transgression

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle
Synonyms : evildoing
Example Sentence
  • the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father

Definition
(noun) the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata
Definition
(noun) the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for transgression

Trans + aggression....imagine the army of Pakistan aggressively crossing the Line of Control (LOC) and hence violating the law trans(=across) border.
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by saikiran

take it this way..train aggression ..so aggression in train is against the law!!!
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by ajitvarma

(transcribe + gre) transcribe means copy, so copyin in gre is a violation of law
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by blahblah

TRANSGRESSION and VIOLATION are similar sounding words which mean, to break a rule or law.
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by pushpa_edit

when u TRANSCRIBE it is TRANSGRESSION
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by chetan530

train on grass;so violating law or going beyond boundary as train should be on tracks not on grass
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by laaptu

In some countries, there's a sign that says:"aggregation of transsexuals is illegal"
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by shbf

travail

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) concluding state of pregnancy; from the onset of contractions to the birth of a child
Example Sentence
  • she was in labor for six hours

Definition
(noun) use of physical or mental energy; hard work
Synonyms : effort , elbow grease , exertion , sweat
Example Sentence
  • he got an A for effort
  • they managed only with great exertion

Definition
(verb) work hard
Synonyms : dig , drudge , fag , grind , labor , labour , moil , toil
Example Sentence
  • She was digging away at her math homework
  • Lexicographers drudge all day long

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for travail

TRAVel - AIL...Imagine someone ailing after a long travel...repenting over the large physical and mental pain and tiredness after the travel
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by saikiran

Travel+rail....when you travel a long distance in a railway full of people you suffer from travail....
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by nileshdive

travail is work in french hence hard work
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by kaavya_3000

TRAVAIL or STRAIN - hard manual labour, stressful work.
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by pushpa_edit

travail ~ travel - If want to get a chance to travel overseas, you have to travail in your company.
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by editor1

trav+ail= ail as in ailment..which is painful.
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by ritu1018

Once the traVAIL was lifted in marriage, she had a painful childbirth
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by dncprncss

Tough(T) + Real(R) + And(a) + Vast(Va) + In(I) + Labour(L)
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by vocabIsFun

Travail = travel + ail; Become ail after travel.
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by shaktipada

travesty

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
Synonyms : farce , farce comedy

Definition
(noun) a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
Definition
(verb) make a travesty of
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for travesty

If u think Bra(tra) as vest then it is a travesty.
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by rakei

Travesty looks like transvestite (a man dressed as a woman) and hence basically a humorous caricature of a woman.
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by selevanl

rem TRAVESTY=TARA+AVASTY. TARA AVASTY is a female mimic who is involved in travesty of actors
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by adi1489

travesty = trans + vest... change in clothes.. imitation but a poor one
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by namaskar

TRAVESTY is a MOCKERY or an absurd or distorted imitation of the original.
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by pushpa_edit

travesty - tra or trans + vest + y - trans means across or over or beyond, vest means to dress , so travesty means the act of dressing up an event over or beyond it..by being humourous, satirical etc.
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by shalnew

A caricature of John Travolta in vest.
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by biotechlover

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

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