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harangue

Short Definition : long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.

Definition
(noun) a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
Synonyms : rant , ranting

Definition
(verb) deliver a harangue to; address forcefully
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for harangue

HARANGUE can be split as har + ang + u + e....so when YOU are ANGry with HAR(her), she is subjected to a long or intensive verbal attack.
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by imajeeth

HAR (her) + ANGUE (anger) = she VERBALLY ATTACKED me because of HER ANGER at me.
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by findktk

split it to HAR + LANGUE . HAR = harrass and LANG = language .. hence harangue is harassing language
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by kaavya_3000

sounds like HARAYENGE(we will beat them)....Imagine that our leaders are giving earnest speech on how we are going to beat terrorism....
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by nileshdive

Har angle se anger hai us harangue bhasan me to.
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by sanjeev

it sounds like hang.. when some1 hangs, he/she remains in the same state for long..
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by 1.6k

HAR - RANG ... her angry voice RANG in my ears.
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by itspossible

Harangue like an Orang-it-ange while giving a pompous speech.
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by Yank

its sounds like,her ring.imagine u in a gathering and u r expressing ur feelings and emotions loudly and boldly to ur gf.
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by tarun.sharma.magnate

usne itna lamba speech diya ki mai HARANGUE(amazed) ho gaya.
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by d.singh

harangue = har (her) + angue(angry); when she is in angry mode scroll everyone harshly.
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by shaktipada

harass

Short Definition : annoy by repeated attacks

Definition
(verb) annoy continually or chronically
Synonyms : beset , chevvy , chevy , chivvy , chivy , harry , hassle , molest , plague , provoke
Example Sentence
  • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
  • This man harasses his female co-workers

Definition
(verb) exhaust by attacking repeatedly
Example Sentence
  • harass the enemy

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for harass

the girl was harassed because her ass was huge
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by ayca

harbinger

Short Definition : forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)

Definition
(noun) something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
Definition
(verb) foreshadow or presage
Synonyms : announce , annunciate , foretell , herald

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for harbinger

sounds like HER + FINGER, she shows me what is about to happen by gesturing with her finger.
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by userdce

Harbinger - Imagine Harbhajan announcing the arrival of the Indian Team into the ground, because he is the frontline spinner.. a frontrunner
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by shaamcs

An SINGING angel with a HARP is a sign of the afterlife to come.
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by dshefman

When the ship arrives it will enter the HARBOR IN the JAR
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by Jackery

harbhajan finger got broken and i portend india's loss
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by friendofafriend

horror bringer..wd bad omen
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by fannasster

harbor

Short Definition : give protection (by giving food and shelter); provide a refuge for; hide; keep in mind (thoughts or feelings); Ex. harbor a grudge/criminal; N: place of shelter; refuge

Definition
(noun) a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
Synonyms : harbour , haven , seaport

Definition
(noun) a place of refuge and comfort and security
Synonyms : harbour

Definition
(verb) maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
Synonyms : entertain , harbour , hold , nurse
Example Sentence
  • bear a grudge
  • entertain interesting notions
  • harbor a resentment

Definition
(verb) secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
Synonyms : harbour

Definition
(verb) keep in one's possession; of animals
Synonyms : harbour

Definition
(verb) hold back a thought or feeling about
Synonyms : harbour , shield
Example Sentence
  • She is harboring a grudge against him

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for harbor

harbor is a place where ships stand, in Mumbai, most of the criminals and REFUGE find SHELTER there
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by nikhilparasher

During storm harbor is the protection for ship and sailor.
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by sansecretcp

hardy

Short Definition : (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather

Definition
(noun) United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
Synonyms : oliver hardy

Definition
(noun) English novelist and poet (1840-1928)
Synonyms : thomas hardy

Definition
(adj) having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
Synonyms : stalwart , stout , sturdy
Example Sentence
  • hardy explorers of northern Canada
  • proud of her tall stalwart son
  • stout seamen
  • sturdy young athletes

Definition
(adj) able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions
Example Sentence
  • strawberries are hardy and easy to grow
  • camels are tough and hardy creatures

Definition
(adj) invulnerable to fear or intimidation
Example Sentence
  • audacious explorers
  • fearless reporters and photographers
  • intrepid pioneers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hardy

Remember Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy..They seem 2 b robust,audacious guys
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by KishoreLds

HARD-hardy is very hard
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by userdce

HARDY boys were very strong and robust...
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by 1.6k

harrowing

Short Definition : agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth

Definition
(adj) extremely painful
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for harrowing

harrow - sounds like sorrow and sorrow leads to agony, so........
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by kapilrs001

h + arrow - if you are h(it) with an 'arrow' it would be harrowing
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by carunkumar

harrow....narrow...so a narrow minded husband could be very agonizing for u.
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by preetisoni2411

harrow:narrow: A narrow minded FARMER can be agonizing for both earth and wife.
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by sanjeev

harrow sounds like narrow... a narrow death escape can be shocking and upseting...
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by NikhilAgl

HAR+ROING(cry)....its greatly distressing to lose and cry after losing
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by nileshdive

harrowing means digging up the earth in relation to farming.. in relation to human behaviour, its eating up and ring up agony and great pain..
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by RajeshBorkar

haro(after u lose a game) u r harrowinh
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by souravkhanna

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