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egotism

Short Definition : tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance

Definition
(noun) an exaggerated opinion of your own importance
Definition
(noun) an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
Synonyms : ego , self-importance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for egotism

how to u differentiate egoism and egotism:::::: egotism - the t in it indicates boastfulness
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by cyli

egotistical

Short Definition : egotistic; excessively self-centered(egocentric); self-important; conceited

Definition
(adj) characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
Definition
(adj) characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
Example Sentence
  • a conceited fool
  • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
  • an egotistical disregard of others
  • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
  • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
  • vain about her clothes

egregious

Short Definition : notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking

Definition
(adj) conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
Synonyms : crying , flagrant , glaring , gross , rank
Example Sentence
  • a crying shame
  • an egregious lie
  • flagrant violation of human rights
  • a glaring error
  • gross ineptitude
  • gross injustice
  • rank treachery

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for egregious

scores we get in GRE is outrageously bad (egregious)
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by namaskar

egregious is similer to aggressive.aggressive pepole are very bad in manner.this may help you pepole
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by sumi12344

EGREGIOUS (extremely bad). During one of our stage performance, we made such a huge mistake that people started throwing eggs at us and a rotten 'EGG REACHes US' (sounds like egregious)
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by Administrator

egregious has the word GRE in it. so GRE is notorious in the sense that it 'might' ruin the money we paid for the exam if we dont study properly , which is conspicuously bad and shocking :)
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by chid1989

Kids threw EGGS at my car: JESUS! -- EGGS JESUS!
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by Jackery

a grudge at us is egregious
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by vivekkarumudi

Greg chapel did giri hui egregious mistake (extremely bad) thats y Gir gaya
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by prashant1104

EGregious>>> picking EG sounds like EASY, egregious ones can't be EG to deal with...
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by suraj101

hEEEEEEy Greg has become religious, yes Greg-Religious...Oh my god Greg and Religious? thats Shocking to me...
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by waheedsid

egress

Short Definition : exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress

Definition
(noun) (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
Synonyms : emersion

Definition
(noun) the becoming visible
Synonyms : emergence , issue
Example Sentence
  • not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins

Definition
(noun) the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
Synonyms : egression , emergence

Definition
(verb) come out of
Synonyms : come forth , come out , emerge , go forth , issue
Example Sentence
  • Water issued from the hole in the wall
  • The words seemed to come out by themselves

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for egress

gress- to go________ digress-to stray______ egress- to go out________ ingress- to go in regress is to return to a former state
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by userdce

after giving GRE-U-LEAVE FOR US, EXITING India :(
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by gatz_funky

AAG+DRESS- uski dress ko aag lag gayi and her body became visible/apparent.
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by userdce

the GRASS came out from the soil, which means EGRESS
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by mhassan

looks like "egg" which exits a chickens body
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by PAC001

egress = exit ingress = coming in
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by aroraraman309

agress(agressive) is wen u go in(entrance) to fight ur way. egree is wen u go out(exit) of the given opening....lolz...dont take that seriously..!!!
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by sriharisharma

egre...sounds like AGREE so all the people in party have agreed to move out of the party.
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by preetisoni2411

looks like aggressive, if u r aggressive at a calm party u will be shown exit door
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by abhi_vaj

Sounds like Tigress, A tigress coming out of its hide and becomes apparent, visible
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by sxangel

"The EAGLET's (baby eagle) EGRESS from the EGG was observed only by the EAGLESS (female eagle)."
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by dshefman

egress--> To go out outside to the "grass."
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by Steph90

Gress sounds like DRESS which is apparent to our eyes!e-GRESS easy to view/sight.!like e-shopping!
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by arun valliappan

ejaculation

Short Definition : exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate

Definition
(noun) an abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion
Synonyms : interjection

Definition
(noun) the discharge of semen in males
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ejaculation

mmmm...guys, do i have to tell u wat this means..uhh..or anyone with exclamations out there..!!! lolz...!!! hehehe...
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by sriharisharma

can think as 'eject'; ejaculation is ejection of some words suddenly
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by rhasan

i ejaculated my load seeing jenny hendrix
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by vivekkarumudi

ejaculate=pre ejaculation is the major problem these days so people started using viagra
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by keshavpalpali

elaborate

Short Definition : work out carefully; add more detail or information; ADJ.

Definition
(verb) add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
Example Sentence
  • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation

Definition
(verb) produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
Example Sentence
  • The bee elaborates honey

Definition
(verb) make more complex, intricate, or richer
Synonyms : complicate , rarify , refine
Example Sentence
  • refine a design or pattern

Definition
(verb) work out in detail
Synonyms : work out
Example Sentence
  • elaborate a plan

Definition
(adj) marked by complexity and richness of detail
Synonyms : luxuriant
Example Sentence
  • an elaborate lace pattern

Definition
(adj) developed or executed with care and in minute detail
Synonyms : detailed , elaborated
Example Sentence
  • a detailed plan
  • the elaborate register of the inhabitants prevented tax evasion
  • the carefully elaborated theme

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for elaborate

e-laborate(laboratory)in laboratory we work with CARE
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