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debris

Short Definition : rubble; wreckage; scattered remains of something broken or destroyed

Definition
(noun) the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
Synonyms : detritus , dust , junk , rubble

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debris

de+bris(sounds like barish(hindi))..now a village faced lots of "BaRISh" became debris
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by anshulnirvana

Debris is like RUBBISH
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by Punam

http://media.photobucket.com/image/barish/MOMOMALIK/Barish_New_1_copy.jpg
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by nandaa

debris
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by keizhere

debunk

Short Definition : expose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.; ridicule

Definition
(verb) expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
Synonyms : expose
Example Sentence
  • The physicist debunked the psychic's claims

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debunk

DE+BUNK..so when you bunked your college, and got caught by your teacher... your teacher exaggerated this fact and ridiculed you in front of the class.
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by preetisoni2411

it can b like ...despite of not bunking the class i was ridiculed and exposed exxageratedly by teacher in front of class.
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by attitude

DEBUNK: THE BUNK(petrol bunk) gives the cheapest petrol in india...now thats exaggeration cos rate of petrol is same everywhere
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by mohit26041988

Call someone a punk means u ridicule him.
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by fanatic

debut

Short Definition : d'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society

Definition
(noun) the act of beginning something new
Example Sentence
  • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

Definition
(noun) the presentation of a debutante in society
Definition
(verb) present for the first time to the public
Example Sentence
  • The band debuts a new song or two each month

Definition
(verb) appear for the first time in public
Example Sentence
  • The new ballet that debuts next months at Covent Garden, is already sold out

Definition
(verb) make one's debut
Example Sentence
  • This young soprano debuts next month at the Metropolitan Opera

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debut

debut=de+buttress,if u remove the buttress ur not surviving on some ones support,so u start a new thing or profession to feed ur self
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by anudeep meka

deep first appearence then but young girl shown to the public
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by sansecretcp

debutante= debut(first time entrance) + aunty ->formal entrance by aunty(woman)
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by nandaa

debut=debu movie by a filmstar child as its first appearance
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by rinci

debutante

Short Definition : young woman making formal entrance into society

Definition
(noun) a young woman making her debut into society
Synonyms : deb

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debutante

debut-ante(aunty) a female's debut
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by GANESH

DEBT+AUNT ---> young AUNTIES (do soo much shopping) are always in credicard DEBT credicard debt
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by prasad.sharath

debutante->bfr anuty,deep first appearence then but shown to the public as young woman
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by sansecretcp

debutante(debu +aunte) debu' young aunt made the formal appearance to society
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by keshavpalpali

decadence

Short Definition : decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent

Definition
(noun) the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for decadence

cadence:rhythmic rise and fall (of words and sound).. so de + cadence is only a fall to a lower level without any rising..
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by jc

DECADENCE--->> DECADE means a period of ten years..so something into existence since decades would have been decayed till now...simple...:)
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by mayurborgaonkar

Decadence ~~ Decayance ~~ Decaying .. So, Decay
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by ashek1520

DECAY+DANCE.......now a days the way heroines are dancing is degrading as far as vulgarity is concerned....
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by nileshdive

the word itself resembles the answer-deca-dence.
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by sriharisharma

this word sounds like decay hence some object decays means it is deteriorating.
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by lakshmihs

decadence-> dec month dance will make u fall to lower level bcos of icy floor. The food you throw while falling will decay in time
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by sansecretcp

decadence=decay+dance-> fall to lower level
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by sansecretcp

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by lakshmihs

In this decade density is atmospheric intensity increasing deteriorating the environment.
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by anujpathania

the one which is present from DECADES will decay!.
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by extrovert

decant

Short Definition : pour off gently (wine or liquid)

Definition
(verb) pour out
Synonyms : pour , pour out
Example Sentence
  • the sommelier decanted the wines

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for decant

de 'can' t -> pour off from a can (or container)
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by miscyman

sounds like "descend" which means to lower.. thus its like pouring out..
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by deepster89

decant-> dec momth pur gently the wine or else ant will come
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by sansecretcp

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