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feline

Short Definition : of a member of the cat family; N.

Definition
(noun) any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws
Synonyms : felid

Definition
(adj) of or relating to cats
Example Sentence
  • feline fur

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for feline

fell+nine...cats have 9 lives after which they fall.
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by friendofafriend

feline=feminine.. girls usually love cats.. so feline is one of cat family.
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by tune.rock.ug

fell

Short Definition : cut or knock down (a tree or a person); bring down (with a missile)

Definition
(noun) the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
Synonyms : hide

Definition
(noun) seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
Synonyms : felled seam

Definition
(noun) the act of felling something (as a tree)
Definition
(verb) cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
Synonyms : cut down , drop , strike down
Example Sentence
  • strike down a tree
  • Lightning struck down the hikers

Definition
(verb) pass away rapidly
Synonyms : fly , vanish
Example Sentence
  • Time flies like an arrow
  • Time fleeing beneath him

Definition
(verb) sew a seam by folding the edges
Definition
(adj) (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering
Synonyms : barbarous , brutal , cruel , roughshod , savage , vicious
Example Sentence
  • a barbarous crime
  • brutal beatings
  • cruel tortures
  • Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks
  • a savage slap
  • vicious kicks

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fell

fell has 2 meanings..fell is like i fell down and the other can be remembered like i fell because i was pushed by dat "cruel" guy and it was deadly.it could ve costed me my life
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by kan

fell=f+(evil)l=evil or violent
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by pramodkalvala

fell-hell;so cruel and deadly
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by mdhineshm

U FELL into into a deadly trap..
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by jaiganesh

felon

Short Definition : person convicted of a grave crime; CF. felony: serious crime

Definition
(noun) someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Synonyms : criminal , crook , malefactor , outlaw

Definition
(noun) a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail
Synonyms : whitlow

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for felon

Felon ~ fulon devi who was a notorious bandit and involved in many crimes.
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by Aviator

felon = criminal felon - fell + on - the criminal stabbed a person with a sharp knife and the victim fell on the floor.
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by aniruddha_chaudhari

felon->melon->watermelon-> red-> blood->crime
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by jay_gandhi

fellow+no – he can't be my fellow because he is felon.
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by userdce

felon sounds like fellow ... dirty fellow (who is a crook ,criminal...)
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by kundana.shrali

felon rhymes with villain
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by massb

5 guys fel on her is a serious crime.
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by sansecretcp

Do you remember Hellon in hindi movie.She always commited serious crime in the movie
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by ksameer_coep

felon = fell rhymes like hell +on so..when one did serious crime one will go to..hell
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by kranthig

felon sounds like villon...
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by sai spandana

feral

Short Definition : (of an animal) not domestic; wild

Definition
(adj) wild and menacing
Synonyms : ferine , savage
Example Sentence
  • a pack of feral dogs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for feral

feral , we can remember like fear+all =>we all will fear seeing a wild animal.
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by bhargavipsk

feral: For Sake of memorizing let think it as beral means cat in bangla. Beral is domestic but feral is not Domestic. May be feral is some other creature like beral.
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by prosun

it sounds like fural ie (furious) means anger, wild .
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by gopikrish2000

Everyone fears non-domestic, wild animals
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by yogesh_bhavarthi

feral= fate haal..in an untamed state
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by Nishu22

Its not fair to domesticate all wild animal
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by ksameer_coep

Always firna(rome Around) is not domestic behaviour.
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by vivekharin

(eral in tamil means kidney)kidney of wild animal.
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by sansecretcp

ferment

Short Definition : agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)

Definition
(noun) a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
Example Sentence
  • the political ferment produced new leadership
  • social unrest

Definition
(noun) a substance capable of bringing about fermentation
Definition
(noun) a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
Definition
(verb) be in an agitated or excited state
Example Sentence
  • The Middle East is fermenting
  • Her mind ferments

Definition
(verb) work up into agitation or excitement
Example Sentence
  • Islam is fermenting Africa

Definition
(verb) cause to undergo fermentation
Synonyms : work
Example Sentence
  • We ferment the grapes for a very long time to achieve high alcohol content
  • The vintner worked the wine in big oak vats

Definition
(verb) go sour or spoil
Synonyms : sour , turn , work
Example Sentence
  • The milk has soured
  • The wine worked
  • The cream has turned--we have to throw it out

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ferment

Ferment = firm + end, firm means stable , ferment brings end to firmness.
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by Aviator

fermant=german+t,the germans brought the whole world to a state of unrest during world war II
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by regalia201

when ferment-ation takes place, things gets spoiled, state of trouble and violence
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by nikhilparasher

fermentation

Short Definition : chemical reaction that splits complex organic compounds; unrest; agitation

Definition
(noun) a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
Example Sentence
  • the political ferment produced new leadership
  • social unrest

Definition
(noun) a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
Synonyms : ferment , fermenting , zymolysis , zymosis

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