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vignette

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a brief literary description
Synonyms : sketch

Definition
(noun) a photograph whose edges shade off gradually
Definition
(noun) a small illustrative sketch (as sometimes placed at the beginning of chapters in books)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vignette

Sounds like "vignesha". At the beginning of every pooja, we make a small "vignesh" idol with turmeric. Similarly, there is a "vignette" before every chapter.
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by garrulous

Used a palette in sketching a vignette
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by SHAKAL

MTV roadies vignettes was a program to show l'il bit inside stuff of roadies i.e to give little description
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by carora3

vindicate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) show to be right by providing justification or proof
Synonyms : justify
Example Sentence
  • vindicate a claim

Definition
(verb) maintain, uphold, or defend
Example Sentence
  • vindicate the rights of the citizens

Definition
(verb) clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof
Example Sentence
  • You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vindicate

vidicate....split it like vin(WIN) + di(the) + cate(case)....so when you win a case IN a COURT...it means you are freed FROM ACCUSATION AND CHARGES...you are freed from blame.
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by preetisoni2411

take it like WIN THE CASE=VINDICATE;and this means you are happy tht you won the case wn you are clear from blame
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by amitarora

basically this word is taken from vindicare means to lay claim ..so you lay claim that you have not done anything....so shd be freed from accusation.
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by preetisoni2411

Vindicate and authenticate are rhyming words meaning (prove genuineness, the truth).
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by pushpa_edit

win + advocate = vindicate
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by SHAKAL

split as Win + Addicted >>> when someone is win addictive, she/he gives proofs of his innocence anyhow, and finally wins in most cases and gets free from all claims..
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by RajeshBorkar

JUSTIFY by WIN
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by akshayakshay

virtuoso

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Definition
(noun) a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry
Definition
(adj) having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
Synonyms : consummate , masterful , masterly
Example Sentence
  • a consummate artist
  • consummate skill
  • a masterful speaker
  • masterful technique
  • a masterly performance of the sonata
  • a virtuoso performance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virtuoso

One who has many "virtues" is called a virtuoso.
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by garrulous

virtuoso = picasso who is a SKILLED artist
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by jahnavi89

this is the only barrons word that ends with OSO(OM SHANTI OM)........to produce such a great movie "OSO" Farah K han must have required lots of HIGHLY SKILLED ARTISTS=VIRTUOSO(having lots of VIRTUes)..........:D
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by verbal800

A VITUOSO (skilled artist) is a MAESTRO (master of any art).
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by pushpa_edit

it is like virtuosa,it is big software company,i think many body know this
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by yasaswi

Potential Vars in Swayamvar were asked to display their choosene ki (Sucking) Skills to decide who is the best.
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by anujpathania

A VIRTUOUS VIRGIN VIOLINIST SEWING.
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by Jackery

virtuoso ends with osHo.. so osho has wide knowledge. so virtuoso is the person like osho.
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by bhuvan172

virtusa workers are highly skilled musician
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by sansecretcp

continuation of above,in that company only high skilled peapole are taken
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by yasaswi

a good or admirable quality or property: the virtue of knowingone's weaknesses. One who has many "virtues" is called a virtuoso.
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by nikhilparasher

visage

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the human face (`kisser' and `smiler' and `mug' are informal terms for `face' and `phiz' is British)
Synonyms : countenance , kisser , mug , phiz , physiognomy , smiler

Definition
(noun) the appearance conveyed by a person's face
Synonyms : countenance
Example Sentence
  • a pleasant countenance
  • a stern visage

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for visage

VISion of AGE. How can you visualise someone's age? By his/her face.
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by tenzingocha

VISA-AGE - your VISA has everything,your photo(FACE), your AGE... all the details.
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by gatz_funky

Visage and mirage - an image
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by pushpa_edit

visage..vi(WE)+sage...we consider somebody to b a sage by looking at his FACE N APPEARANCE..
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by angel

Nivea "Visage" cream (if u remember the ad)makes your "face" look beautiful.
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by joeytrib

vitiate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
Example Sentence
  • debauch the young people with wine and women
  • Socrates was accused of corrupting young men
  • Do school counselors subvert young children?
  • corrupt the morals

Definition
(verb) make imperfect
Synonyms : deflower , impair , mar , spoil
Example Sentence
  • nothing marred her beauty

Definition
(verb) take away the legal force of or render ineffective
Synonyms : invalidate , void
Example Sentence
  • invalidate a contract

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vitiate

vitiate is vish + ate, vish in the hindi language means poison..if you make anyone eat poison it's an IMMORAL ACT and the person will be in an IMPERFECT condition.
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by Administrator

Sounds like ""mitigate" which means nearly the same.
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by garrulous

The "fish he ate" was spoiled and made him sick.
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by thebookie3

Vitiate is similar to contaminate and they both mean - to spoil, to pollute.
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by pushpa_edit

viti+ate = ate away the wits of a person to render him "imperfect"
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by gauravdce07

vitiate...viti(girl name) ate the cake...and spoiled my party ..so simple
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by artificialankit

Vitiate: "Wheat" + "Ate" - Noble people do eat wheat because it is eaten by common people hence will make them impure.
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by anujpathania

vitiate is vish + ate, If someone eat food adulterated by vish(poison) effectiveness of food will be reduced
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by ksameer_coep

Vitiate : We ate public money, means to corrupt
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by animator

vitiate= victimate= corrupted
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by Tasmuna

: vish+ate--- if you ATE VISH, you are SPOILING yourself and IMPAIRING THE QUALITY AND EFFICIENCY of yourself
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by nikhilparasher

vituperative

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) marked by harshly abusive criticism
Synonyms : scathing
Example Sentence
  • his scathing remarks about silly lady novelists
  • her vituperative railing

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vituperative

vitu (bite you) + perative (operator) => when you feel so pissed off on a unkind operator, you would say harshy abusive remarks like "I'll bite you operator" :-)
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by k3v1n

In older days H2SO4 was called oil of vitriol that is severly bitter and caustic.VITUPERATIVE appears as 'operating' vitriol on someone.Note that vtriolic and VITUPERATIVE have almost similar meaning.
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by kalyanjee

Remember the 'IT' (telephone) operator we always abuse and scold, for the internet connection being so slow
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by kmr.akhil

a small boy named Bittu (VITU-) ke upar (-PER-) hative (-[HATIVE) speech barsaana.
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by BloodyMickey

vit-operative...operative equals torturous so when 1 tortures using foul language,abusive language,the person is vitu(o)perative
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by coolmayuri222

VIT + operative >>> when we went in VIT for admission form filling, the operatives(office staff) there were very rude and were abusing and scolding students.. so we decided on it not to take admission in VIT..
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by RajeshBorkar

With u(vitu) + per(but) rative(rate)....I will be with you if you take your regular rates....you r saying this to a female calling her a prostitute....kind of vituperative, abusive....
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by nileshdive

vituperative - abusive scolding will make wife vittu poiru va(leave and go in tamil)
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by sansecretcp

Vituperative and invective (abusive remarks).
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by pushpa_edit

It has "VIPER" in it...a viper is a dangerous snake...snakes are harshly abusive in a way !
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by RaghavaVemuri

v+it+u+operative=> we always SCOLD IT(department) OPERATOR(h.o.d)
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by kruz

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