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aviary

Short Definition : enclosure for birds; large cage

Definition
(noun) a building where birds are kept
Synonyms : bird sanctuary , volary

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for aviary

not a mnemonic.. just something that can help.. aviary is where birds are kept and apiary is where bees are kept.. this might help relate in some way..
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by muffisoni

It can be related to aviation, aviation is related to flying and BIRDS fly.
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by siriya.shekhar

AVIARY->consider the 1st 3 letters AVI similar to OVI..and generally BIRDS are OVIPAROUS..hence AVIARY is an ENCLOSURE FOR BIRDS
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by Ani

APIARY: - Bee House Aviary: - Bird House
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by mahaveerjain

avid

Short Definition : greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity

Definition
(adj) (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
Synonyms : devouring , esurient , greedy
Example Sentence
  • avid for adventure
  • an avid ambition to succeed
  • fierce devouring affection
  • the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity
  • greedy for fame

Definition
(adj) marked by active interest and enthusiasm
Synonyms : zealous
Example Sentence
  • an avid sports fan

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for avid

a person is always eager to be in avid(a video)
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by kaushiks23

drAVID (Rahul dravid) is greedy for runs
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by mahaveerjain

spell it backwards and it becomes DIVA, so one cn remember, diva (a young actress, young woman) is always avid
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by CRAZY HEAD

aVID is made up of words a+vid=a video. Think of a person who is eager to get a video player and is too enthusiastic for it. It has been his longing desire and he is too dedicated for the cause.
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by aman.khippal

AVID==a person who bids. very enthusiastic person who bids for something he wants
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by rejaulmeister

avid = avi means now + d; demanding now arrogantly the child.
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by shaktipada

avocation

Short Definition : secondary or minor occupation

Definition
(noun) an auxiliary activity
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for avocation

AVOCATION-->in a vacation. u do very little /minor work only....hence avocation implies minor occupation
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by kaushiks23

during vacations we take up part time(secondary----VOCATIONAL) jobs....
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by inbaraja

A-V-OCATION ---> A - WORK - DONE OCCASIONALLY...
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by gatz_funky

a+vocation........(means work which we feel is suitable for us ...but may not be a primary source of earning for us , because we just do it for sake of our inner happiness)
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by preetisoni2411

Vocation is our main job/occupation whereas avocation is asomething we do on the side
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by nic42991

so we don't give much importance to it,so as to make a living we need to concentrate on our work,
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by preetisoni2411

we do not give much importance to it,as to make a living ,we need to concentrate on our work
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by preetisoni2411

persuing a hobby of dancing...is a secondary occupation
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by preetisoni2411

A(not)+VOCATION(regular/suited job/profession)
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by Thisisnotme

AVOCATION : THINK OF A PART TIME ADVOCATE(LAWYER)...BEING AN ADVOCATE IS MY AVOCATION
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by ranuclarke

Avocation sounds like occupation, so avocation is an occupation which is secondary.
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by adeelbutt

AVOCATION= NOT VOCATION(JOB). What is not a job. It should be a hobby.
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by biotechlover

avow

Short Definition : declare openly; N. avowal

Definition
(verb) to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
Synonyms : affirm , assert , aver , swan , swear , verify
Example Sentence
  • Before God I swear I am innocent

Definition
(verb) admit openly and bluntly; make no bones about
Synonyms : avouch

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for avow

(a-vow) vow means to make a promise so you declare openly
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by roketz2k7

a dog always bark like VOW-VOW, it seems that the dog is declaring openly for a fight with other dogs
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by deepakranamech

avow -> woav -> sound when you are open ur mouth -> declare openly
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by pateheo

AVOW-like taking a vow(shapath). to declare, like taking a "shapath"
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by rejaulmeister

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by gredelayed

In song girl is singing ... Sajana avow(come) hamare desh this means she is declaring openly to her sajan to come to her place...
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by dljeetsingh

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by gredelayed

ur mother tells u avvi tell the truth. Then u declare it openly u avow
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by coolme

(a-vow) vow means to make a promise so you declare openly.. we take promises in marriage.. so we take promises openly..
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by RajeshBorkar

avuncular

Short Definition : of or like an uncle

Definition
(adj) resembling a uncle in kindness or indulgence
Definition
(adj) being or relating to an uncle
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for avuncular

split the word like av + UNCUL(UNCLE) + AR...SO related to an uncle or suitable to an uncle..avUNCULar..uncle.
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by preetisoni2411

awe

Short Definition : solemn wonder; feeling of respect mixed with wonder and fear; V: fill with awe; ADJ. awesome

Definition
(noun) an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
Example Sentence
  • he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe

Definition
(noun) a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
Synonyms : fear , reverence , veneration
Example Sentence
  • the fear of God
  • the Chinese reverence for the dead
  • the French treat food with gentle reverence
  • his respect for the law bordered on veneration

Definition
(verb) inspire awe in
Example Sentence
  • The famous professor awed the undergraduates

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for awe

ill just say 1 word.. this site is Awe-some
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by friendofafriend

when surprised with a feelin of wonder n fear..we tend to say 'w'hao!! A'w'e
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by Jyoti.Chhibber

when surprised with a feelin of wonder n fear..we tend to say 'w'hao!! A'w'e
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by Jyoti.Chhibber

awe pronunce like ( oh) .people are being impressed by his performance and saying oh
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by santosh pokhrel

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