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funereal

Short Definition : sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral

Definition
(adj) suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial
Synonyms : sepulchral
Example Sentence
  • funereal gloom
  • hollow sepulchral tones

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for funereal

funereal funeral
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by rajib205

furor

Short Definition : frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury

Definition
(noun) an interest followed with exaggerated zeal
Synonyms : craze , cult , fad , furore , rage
Example Sentence
  • he always follows the latest fads
  • it was all the rage that season

Definition
(noun) a sudden outburst (as of protest)
Synonyms : furore

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for furor

fu + ror...read ror as roar...when does a person roar..when he is immensely angry or very excited
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by nehaMD

FAST and FURIOUS .......so furor came from furious...
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by pankajgoyal

remember Hitler.. Fuhrer.. it was madness, commotion during his time
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by namaskar

sorry for slang: Fu=Fuck, ror=ruby on rails, so furor means I am very angry with ror programming
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by barek2k2

Fury+Roar.He in a great Fury hence roaring.
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by tapobratabag

Furor = Uproar is synonyms
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by onno manush

furrow

Short Definition : long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.

Definition
(noun) a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
Definition
(noun) a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
Synonyms : crease , crinkle , line , seam , wrinkle
Example Sentence
  • his face has many lines
  • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

Definition
(verb) hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove
Synonyms : groove , rut
Example Sentence
  • furrow soil

Definition
(verb) make wrinkled or creased
Synonyms : crease , wrinkle
Example Sentence
  • furrow one's brow

Definition
(verb) cut a furrow into a columns
Synonyms : chamfer , chase

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for furrow

sounds like BURROW
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by bin

The rowed fur
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by ksameer_coep

sounds like faro(Tear) in hindi.its like taking a plough and tearing the earth.
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by tonymontana

sorrow
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by deepak222

furtive

Short Definition : stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance

Definition
(adj) marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
Synonyms : sneak , sneaky , stealthy , surreptitious
Example Sentence
  • a furtive manner
  • a sneak attack
  • stealthy footsteps
  • a surreptitious glance at his watch

Definition
(adj) secret and sly or sordid
Synonyms : backstair , backstairs
Example Sentence
  • backstairs gossip
  • his low backstairs cunning
  • backstairs intimacies
  • furtive behavior

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for furtive

One who is FARTive has to expel farts stealthily.
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by userdce

FURTIVE ..very close to FERTILE...SO when you are infertile you go for fertility treatment, which you keep SECRET from others, as you dont want people to know about your infertility.
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by preetisoni2411

FURtive.. cats have fur..they're stealthy
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by redeye

a fugitive has to leave furitively
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by jay_gandhi

Furtive sounds like 'FLIRT'ive.. So a flirtly look is always SNEAKY...!!! ;)
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by jammy4u

Covertive
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by Rodeokinney

A furrow is a place for a fugitive to hide and be stealthy.
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by Rodeokinney

A fugitive (a person in hiding sought by law) is always furtive. Relate furtive with fugitive.
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by Srividya Srikumar

for thieves :so in order to steal thieves need to be stealthy and sneaky
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by laaptu

fusillade

Short Definition : simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)

Definition
(noun) rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
Synonyms : burst , salvo , volley
Example Sentence
  • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise

Definition
(verb) attack with fusillade
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fusillade

'Fusion' bomb, a kind of nuclear bomb. So 'fusillade' is discharge of bombs.
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by jahidmasud

FUSE+LED - you may have seen FUSE used in household wiring made of LED, exploding like lightening.
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by userdce

fusilLADEN-BINLADEN -EXPLOSION
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by sasi_711

Fussilade > Fussi(Phansi,atakna) + lade(lady) > So imagine a lady stuck in a suddenn simultaneous outbirst of missiles from two sides!
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by avinav

Fusillade = Fusil + lade
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by rizvi

fussilade ==> fasad In a fasad there is a lot of firing
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by jay_gandhi

fuLL MIssillE aTTACK AT d eNEMY
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by sukhraj

FUSI(ll)ADE:fuse + parade.its a parade of fuses.
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by gre_10

"Fusion"+"Raid"->an atomic raid against somebody, outburst or firing of missiles,questions,etc.
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by melancholica

Fusillade=fire brigade ,incessant jets of water poured.
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by rakei

• Fusillade = fus (to pour) + ill+ ade ( as in lemonade) => To pour something rapidly that causes illness. Here it is the rapid discharge of firearms.
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by karthickv2006

fusion

Short Definition : union; coalition; V. fuse

Definition
(noun) an occurrence that involves the production of a union
Synonyms : merger , unification

Definition
(noun) the state of being combined into one body
Synonyms : coalition

Definition
(noun) the merging of adjacent sounds or syllables or words
Definition
(noun) a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
Definition
(noun) the combining of images from the two eyes to form a single visual percept
Synonyms : optical fusion

Definition
(noun) correction of an unstable part of the spine by joining two or more vertebrae; usually done surgically but sometimes done by traction or immobilization
Synonyms : spinal fusion

Definition
(noun) the act of fusing (or melting) together
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fusion

Having problem with fission & fusion reaction? Fusion is the one with 'U' which stands for unite.
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by shadip

fusion = fuse is going to connect many circuit i.e come together.
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by shaktipada

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