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abscission

Short Definition : cutting off; separation

Definition
(noun) shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant
Definition
(noun) the act of cutting something off
Synonyms : cutting off

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abscission

It had the word sciss(scissors) in it.Scissors are used for Cutting,seperating..
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by Goks

ab + scission = scissor scissor separates two things by cutting them ,so separation
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by puneetrstg

"abscission" sounds like "Recession"..nw a days companies are cutting their employs due to recession.
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by dhaknejyoti

its from word abscissnic acid which causes cutting of bud off the plant. so abscission is cutting off
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by akshay shah

rogate is something that sounds rogam which should b abolished......
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by kanamathareddy

Imagin word in following way "absc I ssion". Here " I " is separating "absc" and "ssion". SO it is nothing but cutting these words.
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by yogendraghatpande

rootword meaning ab(away)scission(scissors)=== scissors cut away anything in two parts
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by sunithreddy

it may be from abscissa,i.e X-axis, X is crossed or cut off
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by eagle

Using word roots, abs=away or off and cis=cut/kill, hence abs+cis+sion= cut something off
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by karan1337

abscond

Short Definition : depart secretly and hide

Definition
(verb) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
Example Sentence
  • The thief made off with our silver
  • the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abscond

Abscond – ab + scond. ‘Absent in a second’. When you will absent in a second? =when u STEAL OFF & HIDE, or when u DEPART secretly.
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by Administrator

absCOND sounds like abs'KAND'..when you do KAND you run away, depart secretly and hide :)
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by Zubin

focus on cond=condition if elders keep conditions to do this n that we will do it secretly or we will escape from that place secretly
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by meduriswetha

ABSENT KAUN(who?) - whoever is absent in class has absconded
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by userdce

abscond treat it like james bond, hidinng from villain
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by saurabhkhemka

ab-Abishek, scond-scoundral "Amithab scolded Abi as scoundral, and abishek ran off or hide secretly with fear
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by AHR

abscond - the con artist secretly depart from the town.
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by mylist

due to continuous absence in college,they detained him
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by harshad

kand karke abscond ho gaya
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by tabish2609

abs + cond (condition) : I should have six pack abs is an important condition before she can abscond with me.
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by editor1

Abs (Absent)+ cond(condition)
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by YOJ

absolute

Short Definition : complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism

Definition
(noun) something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
Example Sentence
  • no mortal being can influence the absolute

Definition
(adj) perfect or complete or pure
Example Sentence
  • absolute loyalty
  • absolute silence
  • absolute truth
  • absolute alcohol

Definition
(adj) complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
Example Sentence
  • absolute freedom
  • an absolute dimwit
  • a downright lie
  • out-and-out mayhem
  • an out-and-out lie
  • a rank outsider
  • many right-down vices
  • got the job through sheer persistence
  • sheer stupidity

Definition
(adj) not limited by law
Example Sentence
  • an absolute monarch

Definition
(adj) expressing finality with no implication of possible change
Example Sentence
  • an absolute guarantee to respect the nation's authority

Definition
(adj) not capable of being violated or infringed
Synonyms : infrangible , inviolable
Example Sentence
  • infrangible human rights

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for absolute

"solute" sounds like salute and we use to salute people having complete power.
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by peppyprash

A+B(P)+SOLUTE= A perfect sol, that dissolves anything completely, perfectly and anything that is pure
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by sxangel

Absolute power = complete power
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by malharlakdawala

at absolut temp gaseous particles remain "completely" at rest
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by tabish2609

absolute comes from "Absolutely Right "....meaning completely right.
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by Isismona

absolve

Short Definition : pardon (an offense)

Definition
(verb) grant remission of a sin to
Synonyms : shrive
Example Sentence
  • The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary's

Definition
(verb) let off the hook
Synonyms : free , justify
Example Sentence
  • I absolve you from this responsibility

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for absolve

ab -solve . so you solved a dispute between you and your friend , how did you solve it by forgiving and pardoning him/her .
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by chandrima

Releasing a person from jail sheriff tells him: "you can go I'VE SOLVED the crime, turns out you are innocent after all"
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by Phoenix

bahut cheating kar li ..."ab solve" kardo...
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by bond

absolve also=exempt,discharge,dispense,exculpate,acquit,exonerate,vindicate
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by akshay shah

ab + solve : if you can solve this problem, I can absolve your sin from the accusation of cheating in exam. (a teacher said to his student)
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by meduriswetha

"Don't let him off the hook unless you ABSOLutely belieVE that he didn't do it."
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by dshefman

ab-now, solve is normal.. "ab problem solve ho gaya hi.. mein tujhe maaf kar raha hun.. jaa"
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by its.me

I'll let my Ab(s) Solve the problem between us, and when she pardons me, she'll be all over my abs...ooh.
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by otimuz

Ab+ Solve; if you move away(Ab) to solve problems you will feel guilty; if you SOLVE your problems, you will be free from guilt and blame and their consequences.
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by nikhilparasher

absolve your sin is to pardon your sin.
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by mylist

abhi solve karde to maaf kar dunga
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by tabish2609

abstain

Short Definition : refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;

Definition
(verb) refrain from voting
Definition
(verb) choose not to consume
Synonyms : desist , refrain
Example Sentence
  • I abstain from alcohol

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abstain

ab+stain...we tend to stay away from stain....
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by nehaMD

this can be written as "ab+stai......and stai......sounds like stay.... and .. stay out of something means not involving in sth that doesn't concern to one.
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by preetisoni2411

ab+stain ... Dell Steyn is a dangerous bowler .. batsman normaly dont want to cm in front of him
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by rachit.singh

Focus on stain mom will scold us if we have some ud or ink stains on our dress .So,promise to mom i wont play in mud again(choose not to do something")
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by meduriswetha

like in above case intentionally not using one's vote.means one knows that even if he/she uses thier votes politicians will never change hence they are concern about it and staying out of the voting process
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by preetisoni2411

ab (away) + stain = Mom asked me to be away from or not participate in the party due to stain
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by pagalgadha

Steyn is an South African bowler with an ugly face.. so, ab+styen means stop looking at him, or withhold the participation.
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by yuvraj

abs + tain (train - trainer) : my abs trainer (in gym) advised me to abstain from alcohol and oily stuffs.
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by editor1

ab (meaning away) + stain : we generally tend to stay away from stain (dirt, dust etc)
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by editor1

Read ab+stain like ab+stay(means stop) i.e ab stop smoking
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by tpant

abstain-(ab+stain) also abdicate(ab+ dicate) both r 2 give up something you liked. abdicate can be related to dictatorship,& abstain can be related to stain which is not cherished. so u abdicate from monarch but abstain frm smokin
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by ankurmilind

abstemious

Short Definition : sparing in eating and drinking; temperate

Definition
(adj) sparing in consumption of especially food and drink
Example Sentence
  • the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious

Definition
(adj) marked by temperance in indulgence
Synonyms : light
Example Sentence
  • abstemious with the use of adverbs
  • a light eater
  • a light smoker
  • ate a light supper

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abstemious

focus on 'abs' part of this word. Abs...To build a six-pack abs, eat n drink carefully
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by S

ABstain from eating STEM
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by userdce

abs (abs) + stemious (stamina): To build stamina or six pack abs, you have to eat and drink carefully.
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by rohit gupta

take abstemious as abs + tummy + ous that means ABStain from eating to have a flat tummy (stomach).
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by imfrmheaven

*ABS*temious , concentrate on ABS .. one who eats and drinks less/lightly will have abs ( of course with work out :) )
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by seshadri

ABS+STEAM...I want to make my ABS as light as steam...what will I do???...I will have less amount of food.......
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by nileshdive

'ab'(away) + 'stemious'(stem of tree) not as thick as stem == refrains in eating(or suffering from marasmus)
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by boybluffs

Ab + stem + ious...imagine stomach abs and to make them stem like thin you try to eat and drink less
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by visuh9

remember as ABS + STEM. If you want to build Abs then you hav to Stem (stop) eating junk food.
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by tushk1990

be abstemious to avoid conversion of abs into tummy
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by tabish2609

dwdede
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by Administrator

just focus on abs we get abs by eating food and its abstemious soo abs for u
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by srikanthdude1987

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