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favoritism

Short Definition : display of partiality toward a favored person

Definition
(noun) an inclination to favor some person or group
Synonyms : favouritism

Definition
(noun) unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for favoritism

the first part of the word is favor...for example wen a lecturer does favor to any student since he/she like them then he/she is showing partiality to them n thus the meaning!
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by kirthikian

favourite
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by samm.allerston

fawning

Short Definition : courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness

Definition
(adj) attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
Definition
(adj) attempting to win favor by flattery
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fawning

relate it with FAN..imagine of a crazy FAN who ALWAYS TRY TO exhibit his affaction....AND COURT A favour to be with you whole day by flattering with you..
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by preetisoni2411

fawn~~fauna~~animal ur pet tryin 2 please u 4 u givin it a meal
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by shaktidharreddy

FAWNING --- > fa+wning .....We normally use scent "" fa"" to please a woman rite???...to smell good Thus the meaning
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by samvel55555

basically it is derived from fagen ..which means REJOICE..so REJOICING about your boss success by giving him a party..so that he could favour you DURING meetings.
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by preetisoni2411

(faw)ning: Consider the word in bracket only. Faw sounds like Wow... U look at a beautiful girle and say Wow... I will TRY TO PLEASE HER BY FOLLOWING HER AND TALKING TO HER(obsequiously)
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by sh_kk

fawning (yawning) -> so you are out on a date and you start yawning your gf gets angry and then you try to please your gf by flattering
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by NikhilAgl

fawn+ing..form..fawn..sounds like fain...means happy and pleased....THINK OF YOUR DOG WHICH IS FAINED WITH YOU..MEANS HAPPY AND PLEASED.
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by preetisoni2411

If someone is blowing a paper-FAN for you so that you don't feel hot, he/she is trying to FAWN you
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by hwked

faze

Short Definition : disconcert; dismay; embarrass

Definition
(verb) disturb the composure of
Synonyms : enervate , unnerve , unsettle

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for faze

The face turns faze(d) when someone is humiliated.
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by emdmehr

wen u get embarrassed by somebody ur FAC(Z)E colour changes.
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by himanshu dhumash

faze sounds like phase.....so when you faze someone you actuly embarrass them....and getting embarrass is the worst phase in somebody's life ........
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by preetisoni2411

if you faze someone,i.e disturb their composure, it is shown in their face
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by imajeeth

faze(phas`e) i.e get into trouble , wen in trouble everyone is discomfortable
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by digi123

Faze - Confused :: Haze - Atmospheric moisture, dust, smoke, and vapor that diminishes visibility.....So You Are Confused.
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by rohan_1985

When FAZEr 150cc passes by you...u will be disturbed ...
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by IIT->IIM

Faiz Fazail is embarrased and dismayed because Rajasthan Royal is the worst IPL team :(
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by friendofafriend

FAZE(R) byk released by yamaha didn't provide much of sales,so it caused a disconcert
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by u.roopesh

faze is close to freeze we can relate them as antonyms faze means disconcert unlike freeze which meants standstill
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by payalgodhani

Faze - Confused :: Haze - Atmospheric moisture, dust, smoke, and vapor that diminishes visibility.... it has DISTURBED THE BALANCE OR COMPOSURE OF air...
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by RajeshBorkar

feasible

Short Definition : practical; able to be carried out; practicable

Definition
(adj) capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for feasible

feasible- see EASI - work which are easy are always practical to do.sorry i cheated
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by maheshagurla

feasible- see EASI - work which are easy are always practical to do.it may help you
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by mohit.minocha

feature

Short Definition : distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent

Definition
(noun) a prominent attribute or aspect of something
Synonyms : characteristic
Example Sentence
  • the map showed roads and other features
  • generosity is one of his best characteristics

Definition
(noun) the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
Synonyms : lineament
Example Sentence
  • an expression of pleasure crossed his features
  • his lineaments were very regular

Definition
(noun) the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater
Synonyms : feature film
Example Sentence
  • the feature tonight is `Casablanca'

Definition
(noun) a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine
Synonyms : feature article
Example Sentence
  • they ran a feature on retirement planning

Definition
(noun) (linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind
Synonyms : feature of speech

Definition
(noun) an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles
Definition
(verb) have as a feature
Synonyms : have
Example Sentence
  • This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France

Definition
(verb) wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
Synonyms : boast , sport
Example Sentence
  • she was sporting a new hat

febrile

Short Definition : feverish

Definition
(adj) of or relating to or characterized by fever
Synonyms : feverish
Example Sentence
  • a febrile reaction caused by an allergen

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for febrile

febrile - feeble; the voice of a person becomes feeble when he has fever
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by billa2009

if you travel to kashmir in February via rail( RILE )way you are bound to get fever
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by maheshagurla

fever + ill fever like
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by zabed.akbar

it's derived from latin root FEBRIS which means fever....now febris sounds like february...in february we are all having fever of love on 14th
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by nileshdive

febrile sounds similar to - feverile -> fever like
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by RDSingh

replace b by v...FEVRILE
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by nileshdive

In the month of FEB he doesnt board a train (RAIL-RILE),coz in that he has chekd a lot of accidents..so if he travel in train he wil get struck with FEVER...
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by sainareen

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