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habitat

Short Definition : natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation

Definition
(noun) the type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs
Synonyms : home ground
Example Sentence
  • a marine habitat
  • he felt safe on his home grounds

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for habitat

Habib's Rabbit
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by hmpai

hamate
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by nengdahl

hungry
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by pedro1966

habitat seems to be derived from HUB which means home
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by iima.ankit

habituate

Short Definition : accustom or familiarize; addict

Definition
(verb) take or consume (regularly or habitually)
Synonyms : use
Example Sentence
  • She uses drugs rarely

Definition
(verb) make psychologically or physically used (to something)
Synonyms : accustom
Example Sentence
  • She became habituated to the background music

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for habituate

habituate..habit..to your habits u get accustomed n familiarized..
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by jc

if you have a habit of doing something or having something..you get addicted to it..
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by jc

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by ash74u

hackles

Short Definition : hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise

Definition
(noun) a feeling of anger and animosity
Synonyms : dander
Example Sentence
  • having one's hackles or dander up

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hackles

hackles rhymes with jackals..they have hair on their back and neck and are very aggressive, filled with anger..
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by jc

the site is hackles,the hacker is getting anger.
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by haz1102

Jackal who is actually a computer hacker
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by hmpai

hackneyed

Short Definition : commonplace; trite

Definition
(adj) repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
Example Sentence
  • bromidic sermons
  • his remarks were trite and commonplace
  • hackneyed phrases
  • a stock answer
  • repeating threadbare jokes
  • parroting some timeworn axiom
  • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hackneyed

concentrate on hack !!! once a hacker is ALWAYS a hacker.. he overuses his techniques.
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by spirit

when a software is hacked, it becomes hackneyed because then all people are able to use that program without paying for
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by ayca

Think hack-knee which is what happens to athletes after many years of practice. Their knees go out
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by Yank

hackneyed:hacking the knee problems of elders has become a common thing for doctors...
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by SANICECUBE

Hacking of personal info occurs if censored web sites are overused/ visited too often.
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by paula_3004

New hacks become old very soon.
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by rakei

Hack+neyed .once an executioner hacks a person he has to continue hacking for the rest of his life as he will become socially unacceptable
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by hridheek

horror movie cliche; stale, unoriginal: a blonde cheerleader is HACKed at the kNEYs by the social outcast psychokiller.
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by maha4

haggard

Short Definition : wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners

Definition
(noun) British writer noted for romantic adventure novels (1856-1925)
Definition
(adj) showing the wearing effects of overwork or care or suffering
Synonyms : careworn , drawn , raddled , worn
Example Sentence
  • looking careworn as she bent over her mending
  • her face was drawn and haggard from sleeplessness
  • that raddled but still noble face
  • shocked to see the worn look of his handsome young face

Definition
(adj) very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
Example Sentence
  • emaciated bony hands
  • a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys
  • eyes were haggard and cavernous
  • small pinched faces
  • kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for haggard

Hagrid, a character from Harry Potter is very huge HEALTHY and gigantic..haggard is the opposite of it..gaunt i.e very thin..
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by jc

"Hago" means to shit or go to toilet for throwing stool. A haggard suffers from disentry (always go to toilet) so gaunt, worn out and thin. May God save him!
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by sanjeev

mathew hoggard is an effective bowler despite his haggard (or)gaunt appearance
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by imajeeth

hug the guard (looking ill or tired, often with dark skin under the eyes)
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by arshnagpal

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by coolgal82

a laggard(lazy) person always haggards(wastes) time
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by berkeley

HAGGARD = hag + gar + d; The room is wasted due to toilet.
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by shaktipada

haggle

Short Definition : argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)

Definition
(noun) an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
Synonyms : haggling , wrangle , wrangling

Definition
(verb) wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
Synonyms : chaffer , higgle , huckster
Example Sentence
  • Let's not haggle over a few dollars

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for haggle

haggle-> Hey + girl, what`s ur price.Girl ->Rs 5000. Thoda kam karo na..
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by adi_agarwal

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by khushi5

aggle bar aathe thoda price kam karoo ie to argue about price
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by ragha4u

If you go to the market and sth u need is found hi-priced, you feel like to go to the toilet ('haga dhora','হাগা ধরা' in Bengali) :). So haggle means to bargain on price.
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by jahidmasud

me : how much for the book? shopkeaper(sk) : 200 rs me : rate kam kar sk: haggle(hagg ley)
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by friendofafriend

Public toilet gulate hagte gele 5-10tk ney ajkal so of course you may argue.
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by shadip

how much to hug a girl
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by sansecretcp

haagle mutale tarr paise padat nahit tyatun.. tarr kahi pann ghetana thoda wichar karaicha.. thoda bargaining karaichi..
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by RajeshBorkar

HAGGLE = ha (yes) + gg (you) +le (take); After bargaining shopkeeper told you to take this item with that price.
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by shaktipada

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