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effectuate

Short Definition : effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation

Definition
(verb) produce
Synonyms : effect , set up
Example Sentence
  • The scientists set up a shock wave

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for effectuate

construct as effective + actuate effectively activated means its producing.
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by vivekharin

effeminate

Short Definition : having womanly traits

Definition
(adj) having unsuitable feminine qualities
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for effeminate

e+FFEMINA+te...focus on the middlie part FEMINA.....you must be knowing about FEMINA MISS INDIA , where the focus is on mainly promoting womanhood.
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by preetisoni2411

remember it as a feminine mate(frnd)....so think of a frnd who has feminine (female) characterstics
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by imajeeth

ifu can see the word, then u can get an answer ,ie- effects with respect to feminine(woman).
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by sriharisharma

effervescence

Short Definition : inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce

Definition
(noun) the process of bubbling as gas escapes
Definition
(noun) the property of giving off bubbles
Synonyms : bubbliness , frothiness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for effervescence

most of u guys might have done ur chemistry labs wer we come across effervescece of various liquids wen heated like how they produce the gas along witht the bubbles
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by vivekkarumudi

FREVOR is hot; SCENE sex scene in hollywood movie. VERY EXITING
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by animator

In American pie movie my "fevorite scences" are those effervescene scenes
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by bavanantht

whenever you see a scene you are excited
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by kedharv

Sounds like fragrance. How do u feel when when a good fragrance is in the ambiance.
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by subhasish

effete

Short Definition : having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted

Definition
(adj) marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay
Synonyms : decadent
Example Sentence
  • a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility
  • a group of effete self-professed intellectuals

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for effete

effete...ef+fete..feet...so when you walk for longer distances on your feet, you feel completely worn out......as if you are lacking in power .......
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by preetisoni2411

relate the word with defeat..which means losing ones power
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by raj.manu19

Ef+FETE.. Concentrate on the secind part, it sounds like Fatigue, which means drained out of energy or exhausted,worn out...!
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by jammy4u

power in a person or human is said to be in our feet thumb.And the feet thumb is present in the feet.so if there is an effect ,probly a bad effect to your feet(fete), that means u have lost ur inner or original power and ur feet is worn out and u are
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by sriharisharma

it sounds like defeat ,if we were defeated we lose power n our power vanishes
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by karatcpm

effete...e+fetus, i.e. WORN OUT by bearing young(fetus)
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by letmepass

Eff ete - F it, I give up, gonna go have some shennanigans
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by michaelzenkay

eff-efficiency ete-eat or eaten...
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by shivani shukla

effete sounds like on feet. If you walk long distances on feet, you will be effete (worn out)
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by coolme

effete= take effete is the past tense of effect, i.e. a effect has occurred not it is exhausted.
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by shaktipada

EFFETE = EFFECT + NAHI = INEFFECTUAL.
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by biotechlover

EDACIOUS = EDA+VORACIOUS
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by biotechlover

efficacy

Short Definition : power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual

Definition
(noun) capacity or power to produce a desired effect
Synonyms : efficaciousness
Example Sentence
  • concern about the safety and efficacy of the vaccine

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for efficacy

effic(EFFICIENT)+AC(Y)..so just check out if your AC has the efficiency to PRODUCE DESIRED cooling .
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by preetisoni2411

EFFICACY = EFFI + CACY = EFFEct producing CApaCitY
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by dhanu1600

efficient+accuracy = efficacy;if sth is efficient and accurate,it does produce desire result
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by laaptu

efficacy==> efficiency :))
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by disaster

efficacy resmebles or reminds us of the popular word delicacy.A delicacy has a power to produce any desired effects wen u treat them to ur girlfrnd...lol..!!
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by sriharisharma

peculiar
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by Jthiitu

pecualiar
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by Jthiitu

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by dhanu1600

effigy

Short Definition : dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President

Definition
(noun) a representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)
Synonyms : image , simulacrum
Example Sentence
  • the coin bears an effigy of Lincoln
  • the emperor's tomb had his image carved in stone

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for effigy

a fig(ure) y
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by bavanantht

after india knocked out of t20....angry crowd burnt da dummy(effigy) of ms dhoni .....ffig can b thought of figure....
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by lovedeepsingh

e+ ffigy --> ye furgy (misrepresented)
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by surya.jolly

Famous footballer ef"FIGO" do dummy tricks with football...
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by jatinvp

efFIGy... when FIGO moved from Braca to Real his dummies were burnt
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by rajeshrocks25

hE has the FIGure of a GuY
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by karenrw

effigy = ef (effective) + fig (figure)
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by shaktipada

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