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gadfly

Short Definition : animal-biting fly; irritating person

Definition
(noun) a persistently annoying person
Synonyms : blighter , cuss , pest , pesterer

Definition
(noun) any of various large flies that annoy livestock
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gadfly

Think of it as a Badfly or a biting fly who IRRITATES.
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by nic42991

In Hindi Gadha(Gad)+Fly
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by mahaveerjain

gaddfi, the libian leader , who is most irritating to world
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by onno manush

GAD (gand = GAnD) ie ass biting fly naturally ass of animal, and whichever fly bites us irritates us
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by skyfall

Shoo fly, don't bother me!
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by yummyenmin1216

gaffe

Short Definition : social blunder

Definition
(noun) a socially awkward or tactless act
Synonyms : faux pas , gaucherie , slip , solecism

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gaffe

Disney character Goofy who was always making Blunders.
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by amit251285

sounds like internet caffe....there always social blunders in internet caffe
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by rahulkhadse

A giraffe is very gaffe since it is very uncoordinated and it's social behavior lacks coordination as well.
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by nic42991

gaffe sounds like buffet (meal party) .... you should know the etiquette of eating in a buffet otherwise you might make a gaffe (Social blunder) !
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by khushi5

Gaffe rhymes with Gape - open mouth in amazement. If U gape at someone's Galfrnd at party it is social blunder.
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by fanatic

sounds like gadaffi..whose rule in libya is social blonder...
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by ranuclarke

gainsay

Short Definition : deny

Definition
(verb) take exception to
Synonyms : challenge , dispute
Example Sentence
  • She challenged his claims

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gainsay

she has (Gain)ed weight but is not (say)ing it which means, she is denying the fact.
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by sanjunsai

A(gain)st-(say)
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by bugmenot

GAINSAY~ GHANTE SEY...we say ghante sey when we want to deny sumthing..so GAINSAY=GHANTE SEY= DENY
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by omkarkhare

to "GAIN"(say profit) you have to "SAY" something(challenge something)
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by boybluffs

Those opposed to dishonest GAIN SAY it is unethical.
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by memory man

u have something to gain by saying lies.
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by passion2win

Gai(gay's) say (open speech) is disputed/challenged/not accepted in our society.
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by Wiki

SAY a girl puts up or GAINS aa lot of weight.She will be DENIED to follow her usual heavy diet
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by manoj0909

if a GAY says some thing then it is contradicted by others.
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by pramodkalvala

when somebody (gain)s weight they [deny] (say)ing it obviously.
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by kesurocks

gainsay = a say need gain is always weak commenti.e contradictory.
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by shaktipada

gait

Short Definition : manner of walking or running; speed

Definition
(noun) the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
Synonyms : pace

Definition
(noun) a horse's manner of moving
Definition
(noun) a person's manner of walking
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gait

gait rhymes with weight...person with excess weight has a different manner of walking or running.
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by imajeeth

Remember gate exams which need a different pace to cope up with.
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by Adithya.R.Kumar

Sounds of Gate : imagine moving pace of gate opening relating to rate of movement,followed by footsteps to relate to walking steps
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by wsquare

When he entered the gate, evrybdy laughed at his gait.
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by sunilIITR

Sounds like 'gate', if you face a lower gate then your 'gait' differs from normal.
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by FBK

when u entered the institution's GATE your manner of walking should be formal.
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by gdabli

On the gate I was watching her sexy gait
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by nupur10000

galaxy

Short Definition : large isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; collection of brilliant personalities

Definition
(noun) a splendid assemblage (especially of famous people)
Definition
(noun) tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
Definition
(noun) (astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust
Example Sentence
  • `extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'

gale

Short Definition : windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter

Definition
(noun) a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gale

gale -> Chris Gayle( West Indies cricket player) Gayle plays like a storm.
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by rhasan

gali = wind
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by namaskar

The weather was so bad that is started to hail and gail.
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by nic42991

Imagine that ur music teacher is asking u 2 sing a song ("Gale le beta ek gana gale"). As soon as u start singing, wind storm comes and disturb everything, but still u r singing bcoz u r emotionally outbursted.
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by satish L

gali means air in telugu so violent flow of air is gale
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by SyedAkram

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