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gambit

Short Definition : opening in chess in which a piece is sacrificed; action made to produce a future advantage

Definition
(noun) an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker
Synonyms : ploy

Definition
(noun) a maneuver in a game or conversation
Synonyms : ploy , stratagem

Definition
(noun) a chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gambit

gambit - remember GAMBIR who is the OPENING batsman... gambit is opening in chess
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by the suspect

GAMBIT > In a GAMe you have to GAMBle a BIT to win!
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by avinav

Think of gautham GAMBHIR...he always takes risks and achieves an advantage
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by nikki123

he gambled for now for future advantage
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by maheshv

Gambit="game"+"bit"(beat)==to beat someone in a game(chess) you need to find the openings
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by somabrata

GAMBIT == GAMe BaIT -- Game Bait : Bait given in a game (sacrifice for future gain)
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by ilarum

'Game''beat' means beating in game by gambit
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by FBK

Don't u remember King's Gambit in which a Bishop is sacrificed
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by tapobratabag

Starting the "Game" a "Bit" weekly
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by melancholica

gambol

Short Definition : romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.

Definition
(noun) gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
Synonyms : caper , frolic , play , romp
Example Sentence
  • it was all done in play
  • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly

Definition
(verb) play boisterously
Example Sentence
  • The children frolicked in the garden
  • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
  • The toddlers romped in the playroom

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gambol

gambol : game-ball, in a football game you have to skip the ball playfully because if you don't do it the opposite player will tackle you quickly.
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by it's_me

gambol rhymes with gamble (gambling)....so de game of gambling is played in a highly spirited fashion by a set of ppl. SYN:cavort,curvet,caper,frolic,disport, frisk,lark,play,rollick,romp,skylark
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by imajeeth

Those who gamble and win skip about playfully, frolic.
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by Marise

GAM(despair,sadness in hindi)+BHOOL(forget)....in order to forget your sadness you should have a playful frolic
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by nileshdive

In Las Vegas The adults GAMBLE while the children GAMBOL
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by Lukas

Think of Gameboy, a light-hearted lesuire play as well as one can play boisteriously too if the game is too exciting
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by wsquare

all have seen movie GAMBLE.in which govida was full of playful and joyus.
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by gdabli

gamely

Short Definition : in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game

Definition
(adv) in a plucky manner
Example Sentence
  • he was seen by a shepherd, gamely negotiating a particularly tricky section of the mountain road to San Doloroso

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gamely

pronounced as game+lee...so Bret Lee plays the game in a spirited manner.
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by imajeeth

Bruce LEE plays the GAME of martial arts gamely
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by nic42991

when you say I am game, that means that you are ready to indulge in a even t or any game completely in a spirited manner.
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by cp.jethani

when you r playing a game in needs lot of COURAGE AND effort to win.and if you lie down(gamELY).u will lose
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by gdabli

gamut

Short Definition : entire range

Definition
(noun) a complete extent or range:
Example Sentence
  • a face that expressed a gamut of emotions

Definition
(noun) the entire scale of musical notes
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gamut

Gamut=From gamma to theta ,the entire range.
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by rakei

GA Mut (don't sing) because range of your vocal cords is abysmally low.
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by amit251285

related to gau mut...Cow (gaay in hindi) + pee (mutr in hindi) contain all type of minerals
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by mahaveerjain

telugu gamut=ga mati means that land ie entire range
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by ragha4u

A game shop has gamut of all the games and toys.
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by nupur10000

the P.T. master told the boys " ur game ll held at the back ground. dont come to other place and play. tat area is ur RANGE" GAME AT UR RANGE
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by arulmozhi

GONE GREEN and when does one go BLUE-green only after an injury....:)
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by yogeshagarwala

gangrene

Short Definition : decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous

Definition
(noun) necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
Synonyms : slough , sphacelus

Definition
(noun) the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
Definition
(verb) undergo necrosis
Synonyms : mortify , necrose , sphacelate
Example Sentence
  • the tissue around the wound necrosed

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gangrene

gan(GUN)+grene(GREEN)..so if you are shot by a gun and if your leg or hand gets injured and if you donot take any medical care, the wound turns blue..GREEN...AND THAT IS HOW YOU DEVELOP GANGRENE.
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by preetisoni2411

Gang Rain i.e. rain in gang means all of a sudden meaning sudden death due to very heavy rain
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by RKA-CE-9910827111-Delhi

gape

Short Definition : open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape

Definition
(noun) an expression of openmouthed astonishment
Definition
(noun) a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)
Definition
(verb) look with amazement; look stupidly
Synonyms : gawk , gawp , goggle

Definition
(verb) be wide open
Synonyms : yaw , yawn
Example Sentence
  • the deep gaping canyon

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gape

GAP(E) means wide open space. So gape is a wide open mouthed expression or action.
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by himanshu dhumash

agape is A Gap between lips
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by amit251285

GAPE = GAP ; recall the hot scene by sharon stone in basic instinct; she shows GAP b/w her legs...and u felf like..OMG, WTF...amazing...u stare like an idiot !
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by rahul naam to suna hoga

Gape sounds like Rape. When you read a gang rape news you got amazed.
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by abhijeetnayak

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