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idolatry

Short Definition : worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous

Definition
(noun) religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
Synonyms : cultism , devotion , veneration

Definition
(noun) the worship of idols; the worship of images that are not God
Synonyms : idol worship

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for idolatry

combination of idol+ adulatory(adulation) gives the meaning
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by imajeeth

idol+atry::idol ki aarti(मराठी)...worship of idol..
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by rahulkhadse

idol..ideal....god ram is a ideal man....and we WORSHIP and devout to him.
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by preetisoni2411

idyllic

Short Definition : charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene

Definition
(adj) excellent and delightful in all respects
Example Sentence
  • an idyllic spot for a picnic

Definition
(adj) suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple and serene
Example Sentence
  • his idyllic life in Tahiti

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for idyllic

sounds like idli...south indian dish...and its a very simple food.
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by ashay.ut

Sounds like being idle. when we are idle without work we are jolly.
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by itgulpp

idyll.sounds like...ideal..indian ideal participant..who use to look CHARMINGLY CAREFREE...SIMPLE AND VERY HAPPY.
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by preetisoni2411

idyllic:---> something that is ideal is excellent and delightful in all respects,.. like ideal place for research
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by nikhilparasher

idyllic: hiedi-lic- who s known to be so carefree n simple.. (hiedi the cartoon character)
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by madness

I love IDILLY (south indian dish)
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by userdce

idyllic,it sounds like ideal ki tarah in hindi.which is a ideal person is peceful and perfect in all manner
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by gdabli

igneous

Short Definition : produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite

Definition
(adj) produced under conditions involving intense heat
Synonyms : pyrogenic , pyrogenous
Example Sentence
  • igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state; especially from molten magma
  • igneous fusion is fusion by heat alone
  • pyrogenic strata

Definition
(adj) produced by the action of fire or intense heat
Synonyms : eruptive
Example Sentence
  • rocks formed by igneous agents

Definition
(adj) like or suggestive of fire
Synonyms : fiery
Example Sentence
  • a fiery desert wind
  • an igneous desert atmosphere

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for igneous

ignite is to fire. "ign" in general as a prefix refers to fire.
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by garrulous

may rhyme like AGNIous where agni(hindi) is fire
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by userdce

We all know the bike Ignition where we put key and do kick. Then fire will generate to start bike. So ignition means generating fire.
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by psrev

ignite

Short Definition : kindle; light; catch fire or set fire to

Definition
(verb) cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
Synonyms : light
Example Sentence
  • Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter
  • Light a cigarette

Definition
(verb) start to burn or burst into flames
Example Sentence
  • Marsh gases ignited suddenly
  • The oily rags combusted spontaneously

Definition
(verb) arouse or excite feelings and passions
Synonyms : fire up , heat , inflame , stir up , wake
Example Sentence
  • The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor
  • The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world
  • Wake old feelings of hatred

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ignite

ig+nite..so during night time you put on light, or you set fire..so remember night..and this word has do do sth with night and light
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by preetisoni2411

ignoble

Short Definition : unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed

Definition
(adj) completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
Example Sentence
  • something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude
  • I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part

Definition
(adj) not of the nobility
Synonyms : ungentle , untitled
Example Sentence
  • of ignoble (or ungentle) birth
  • untitled civilians

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ignoble

igno(ignore)+ble(able)..so if something IS unworthy and not noble, ONE should be able to ignore them.
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by preetisoni2411

ignoble = igno[r]able coz not worthy to be noted
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by chandrima

ignoble::::i+G(agree)+NOBLE.....if someone says to you "yes,i agree..he is NOT NOBLE..."...that means its now proved that he is IGNOBLE/unworthy/not noble...
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by verbal800

IGNORANCE+NOBLE.....a person who ignores noble people is not noble
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by nileshdive

So,it is of following order Noble-->Gentry-->Ignoble.
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by rakei

to whom u will ignore...??? which not worthy..
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by shaktiman800

ignominy

Short Definition : deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat

Definition
(noun) a state of dishonor
Synonyms : disgrace , shame
Example Sentence
  • one mistake brought shame to all his family
  • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ignominy

IGNO(IGNORE)+miny(enemy)...so YOU ignore your enemy because you have a DEEP DISGRACE FOR HIM.
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by preetisoni2411

ignominy = igno + mini; igno = ignorable why? because its mini = small so to ignore someone because s/he is small is shameful and dishonarable for that person so ignominy = deep disgrace.
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by chandrima

ignominy: i+ GNOME +ny...when i am gnome(dwarf) i feel shamefull or humiliation
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by hidus

Ignominy=Ignore+Me so if you ignore me i will fell dishonour, disgrace and shame
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by fabregas

no NOMINATION for the film, is a deep ignominy
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by sridif

I Got NO MoNey so I'll be dishonored.
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by shadip

ME TO PAPA:" PAPA,WHY ARE YOU IGNORING MINI?" PAPA"BECAUSE SHE HAS disgraced/brought shame/deep dishonour to the family by running away with our neighbourhood uncle and getting secretly married.."....................:)
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by verbal800

Defeat of enemy (Australia) in the world cup final is a joyful event for India and an ignominy for the Australia...
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by NikhilAgl

mini ... wearing mini skirt bring deep disgrace to community (no problem i want to see girls in mini skirt .. hehe)
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by digi123

She IGNORED Penis of mine because it was mini. that was a token of dishonor and shame on me (No offense meant).. This is a totally hypothetical situation..dont blv it
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by mit006

ignore + miny(mini) >> the girl who wears mini's, we have LEAST HONOR for that girl..
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by RajeshBorkar

PIG with NO MONEY
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by Jackery

Someone who practices polygamy should suffer from ignominy!
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by rashik10

I Gave NO MoNY, but every body gave so I feel shame
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by tharki banda

remember the last part (miny); Mini Mathur is a disgrace...
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by jay_gandhi

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