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garbled

Short Definition : mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible

Definition
(adj) lacking orderly continuity
Example Sentence
  • a confused set of instructions
  • a confused dream about the end of the world
  • disconnected fragments of a story
  • scattered thoughts

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for garbled

remember it wid hindi word GADBAD
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by swtu

garb (relate it to GARBAGE) AND IN GARBAGE all the spoiled and distorted materials are mixed up.
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by preetisoni2411

Relate it with GARGLE... so when our voice get distorted or mixed up voice comes out.. we do gargle... to make it rite....
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by torque.167

Any Project with Confused or insequential instructions leads (LED) to GARBage output, hence GARB-LED
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by dornap

GARB(age) LE(a)Ds to distorted and mixed up things
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by crazylooks

pronounce "g" in it as "j" and then u can see that it kinda sounds like "Jumbled" which almost means the same as "Garbled"
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by melancholica

remember it with GARGLE. when you gargle water in your throat gets mixed up.
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by ruined

gargantuan

Short Definition : huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel

Definition
(adj) of great mass; huge and bulky
Synonyms : elephantine , giant , jumbo
Example Sentence
  • a jumbo jet
  • jumbo shrimp

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gargantuan

GAN(R)G + ANT = ARMY OF ANTS which is quite huge.
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by himanshu dhumash

ghar mein ants which are enormous.
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by cp.jethani

remember ORANGUTAN.. which is huge monkey
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by vazudew

gargantuan: sounds like ghar ka ghanta; A 'ghanta' (BELL) is enormous compared to 'ghanti'
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by jay_gandhi

my frnd R**** GARG as compared to an ANT is very enormous..it will help u if u have a huge frnd named garg..:P
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by Rohita

I have a friend named Yash GARG, he is huge and enormous in size :P , so try to imagine a friend named Garg too
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by fabregas

sounds similar to "gigantic" which means huge and enormous.
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by saumya88

Garg aunty is of gargantuan size.
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by nupur10000

gargoyle

Short Definition : waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building

Definition
(noun) a spout that terminates in a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
Definition
(noun) an ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gargoyle

word resembles gargle.. which we do every morning.. similarly imagine a structure (statue) releasing water from its mouth.. like the gargoyle statue in Singapore which you may have seen on TV or a magazine.
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by missionabhijeet

it also means an ugly figure. Goyle(from harry potter)was an ugly brat.
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by amit251285

GARGI has a very wierd or grotesque appearance.
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by himanshu dhumash

Remember the "Gargoyle" movie
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by tapobratabag

garish

Short Definition : overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy

Definition
(adj) tastelessly showy
Example Sentence
  • a flash car
  • a flashy ring
  • garish colors
  • a gaudy costume
  • loud sport shirts
  • a meretricious yet stylish book
  • tawdry ornaments

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for garish

GARISH- sound like Gayish........ a gay person wears all bright coloured clothes and looks gaudy and garish......
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by varunrocks

Imagine if sum1 GARNISHES too oddly ! puts everything, and makes it gaudy !
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by gatz_funky

sounds as 'garisht(deep,excessive)' in hindi
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by kaku1986.m

Garish- A 'girl' who is 'rich' is tastelessly showy
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by carbonmonoxide

Garo = deep color
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by emdmehr

Goorish(gora) bright in color.. hope it helps !!
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by ravichandra444

garner

Short Definition : gather; store up; amass

Definition
(noun) a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
Synonyms : granary

Definition
(verb) acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
Synonyms : earn

Definition
(verb) store grain
Definition
(verb) assemble or get together
Synonyms : collect , gather , pull together
Example Sentence
  • gather some stones
  • pull your thoughts together

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for garner

Sounds like a gardener who gathers fruits and vegetables from his/her garden.
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by Administrator

GARNER sounds like GARNIER face wash which GATHERS dust and cleans
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by crazylooks

Granary is to garner
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by FBK

gardner + garnier fructus - Sounds like a gardener who gathers fruits and vegetables from his/her garden. :)
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by arun.abraham

GATHER grains
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by joxeusindia

garnish

Short Definition : decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.

Definition
(noun) something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration
Definition
(noun) any decoration added as a trimming or adornment
Definition
(verb) take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support
Synonyms : garnishee
Example Sentence
  • His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt

Definition
(verb) decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
Synonyms : dress , trim

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for garnish

sounds like FURNISH.. means decorating your house
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by iamkrazee

focus...ON GAR...GARLAND...SO YOU DECORATE YOUR room with GARLAND.
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by preetisoni2411

Rhymes with varnish, which helps decorate the wood.
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by nic42991

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by Austin99

Burnish = varnish = garnish = polish
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by onno manush

garnish rhymes like VARNISH (paint).. so it means to decorate.. garnishing the house with varnish :D
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by Sinduja

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