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debacle

Short Definition : sudden disastrous downfall or defeat; complete disaster

Definition
(noun) a sudden and violent collapse
Synonyms : fiasco

Definition
(noun) flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer
Definition
(noun) a sound defeat
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debacle

belt..having bacle ..if we (de)remove bucle from belt,the pant will fall.. then comes the complete disaster
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by preetisoni2411

De-BUCKLE (BELT) ... As in Belt's buckle got removed on stage.. which was a complete disaster.
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by siddharth4484

debacle sounds like the battle..any battle brings the sudden and violent collapses of people and wealth.
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by preetisoni2411

DEBACLE OPPOSITE OF MIRACLE
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by regalia201

'Debacle' is very close to 'Buckle'. Columns of a building collapse due to buckling.
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by rizvi

debacle- split it as de + bac + le --> to take step backward in career==>downfall .. hope its clear :)
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by nandaa

de+bacle= the battle in the movie 300 was a violent breakdown for xersis
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by siriya.shekhar

Dibbe (train ke) accident me ghir gaye. That means disaster.
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by HimanshuJainshweta

debacle sounds like OBSTACLE..which can cause complete disaster
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by gauravdin

DEBACLE= deb + ac + le; when deb comes he always takes the ac room it is digester for us in summer.
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by shaktipada

Buckle "fell down".
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by vineethyoung

debar

Short Definition : bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services

Definition
(verb) bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
Synonyms : suspend

Definition
(verb) prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
Example Sentence
  • Let's avoid a confrontation
  • head off a confrontation
  • avert a strike

Definition
(verb) prevent from entering; keep out
Synonyms : bar , exclude
Example Sentence
  • He was barred from membership in the club

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debar

debar -- de + bar...just imagine the Mumbai bar girls who have been debarred or forbidden from dancing in the bars..
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by gre_guru

debar= Dewar in hindi ie wall or bar
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by nandaa

debar from exam for mall practicing
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by sansecretcp

he destroying bar culture prevent him from entering, keep out
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by sansecretcp

debase

Short Definition : degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement

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) lower in value by increasing the base-metal content
Synonyms : alloy

Definition
(verb) corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
Synonyms : adulterate , dilute , load , stretch
Example Sentence
  • adulterate liquor

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debase

de(means without)+base..so think of someone /something without having any base or value. the boss has called for a wild party.(highly unlikely...would have to be an awsome boss)....
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by preetisoni2411

imagine a building having no base will be lower in quality
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by nileshdive

very similar to abase
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by jay_gandhi

debase=In this base if the person not having basics he is always in lower position in class soo ....debase=to lower
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by pavanrises

Debase - sounds like "Thebase" remember the non-existent process of "The basing" which is process to take objects to a lower value.
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by GOD

debauch

Short Definition : corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)

Definition
(noun) a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
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

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debauch

de + bauch (when pronounced sounds like boss)...so you think that your BOSS IS morally corrupt.
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by preetisoni2411

DE[IS WITHOUT]+bauch[watch...so if children r not watched properly they become corrupt n loose values
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by vipulrobin

bacchanalia means drunken. spilt debauch as de + baucchanalia (bauch). bauch and bacca nalia sounds same
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by arulmozhi

Sounds like D-Boss.So the boss of the D Company(The criminal movie in bollywood) is morally corrupt and parties with drinking.
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by tuubow

the word also means CORRUPT...invert p...it will become depouch...DE(give in marathi)+POUCH(pouchfull of money)....a politician is asking you to give him a pouch full of money....hence he is CORRUPT
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by nileshdive

debauch= de(the)+ bauch (pauch) if someone is seeing others pauch then corrupt
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by nandaa

debar the urchin(a mischievous child)...since he is corrupt n has no moral values
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by mon_m

de + bauch sounds like de + boss(like pointed above) ...so to get her work done the girl had to sensually lure her boss ie - debauch
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by friendofafriend

de-demote, bauch-boss, in order to demote your boss you must corrupt him or seduce him from virtue
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by SilverLines

De means the and bauch sounds like bacch(stay far). So we should stay far from someone who will currupt us
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by sudeep714

She was raped by DE BOSS.
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by Jackery

DEBO A MORALLY CORRUPT GIRL ALWAYS GIVES OUCH EXPRESSION INFRONT OF BOYS.
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by regalia201

telugu: DABBULU (money) ICHI (give) hehe...so simple
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by OCT18THGRE

D company ke movie dekhana
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by swap.kamble

debauch=deep unch on girls->corrupt morally, seduce from virtue
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by sansecretcp

debilitate

Short Definition : weaken (esp. through heat, hunger, illness); enfeeble

Definition
(verb) make weak
Synonyms : drain , enfeeble
Example Sentence
  • Life in the camp drained him

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debilitate

de + ablity = without ability, the person who doesnot have the ablity to do something is called weak.
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by darshit

Debilitate (Sounds like De Bill and Ate). You dont have enough money and the restaurant person is telling to "De Bill and Eat" means fist give bill and than eat. What will happen?? You will surely get weaken by Hunger !!!!
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by r4nj33t

if DE BELLY is TATE(tight), yu feel weakened
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by imajeeth

debil.+it+ate(eat).resembles to devil....so if a devil comes and eat your all your food, you will weaken because of hunger..
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by preetisoni2411

wen u eat ili(mouse) wen u are in heat and hunger ,u will get illness ,which reselts in weakness.
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by sriharisharma

debilitate..de bellytate...(say)..belly is where the energy comes from...so de belly is weaken
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by Digvijay

bili do not ate anything and became Weak
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by ksameer_coep

DE(-ve)+Abilitate....to make someone disabled...hence debilitate means to enfeeble or enervate....
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by nileshdive

The opposite of build an estate is to DE BUILD THE ESTATE
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by Jackery

wat you ate early got depleted..., so u r weak now.
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by kartextremes

De+ bili+ take= bili in kannada means white, you look bleached when you become weak.
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by lakshmihs

debilitate sounds like de->(remove)ability = weaken
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by jay_gandhi

Debilitate -> De-habilitate.. Habilitate seems to be word for settling someone, making someone strong..
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by jack5432109

lit(little)+ate......he ate very little thats why he becomes weaken
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by er.amit.1jan

ded ill so weak
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by amayet_math_du

debilitate-the word seems like devil , when you are caught by devil you are weaken
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by santosh pokhrel

de+bil+it+ate-> eating less to reduce the bill, so prabu become weaken through hunger and ill
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by sansecretcp

Devilitate=make bad,weak
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by mmi

debonair

Short Definition : (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition

Definition
(adj) having a sophisticated charm
Synonyms : debonaire , debonnaire , suave
Example Sentence
  • a debonair gentleman

Definition
(adj) having a cheerful, lively, and self-confident air
Synonyms : chipper , debonaire , jaunty
Example Sentence
  • looking chipper, like a man...diverted by his own wit
  • life that is gay, brisk, and debonair
  • walked with a jaunty step
  • a jaunty optimist

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debonair

debonair sounds like debojeet of sa re ga ma pa who is very friendly wid judges so he get good comment and good votes
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by vipulrobin

debonair ~ Deb + On +Air; Imagine a guy named ‘Deb’, who always travel by air (very rich).. and is a debonair gentleman.
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by Administrator

have anyone downloaded erotic film from debonair blog.com?
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by nasri

debonair ~ De+born +Air;the one who born in air has immense cheerfulness.
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by jinnie

DEBOnair : DEBO sounds like BEBO which is Kareena kapoor whose very charming ,sauve and urbane. Shes also very cheerful all the times
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by vickyrs46

debonair ==> its magazine http://www.debonairmag.com/
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by nandaa

Debo(dev)+bon(born)+air.....so dev(god) borns in air are very friendly, charming and fashionably dressed
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by er.amit.1jan

Once visit debonair web site you will remember the word rest of your life span..i can bet on it
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by acidburn

Deb Nair-> charming, confident and carefully dressed man
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by ksameer_coep

DEV(god)+on+air....a god standing on air above you will always look charming
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by sudeep714

take the middle part of the word(bona) and relate it to the word (bona sera) which means good afternoon in Italian. some body who use such word in every day communication is perhaps a high class urbane person
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by melancholica

Debonair diamonds are always friendly,charming and pleasing to women.
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by vineethyoung

debonair=the(de)+boy(bo)+ nair friendly fashionably dressed,aiming to please your girlfriend.
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by sansecretcp

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