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imminent

Short Definition : impending; near at hand

Definition
(adj) close in time; about to occur
Example Sentence
  • retribution is at hand
  • some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand
  • in imminent danger
  • his impending retirement

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for imminent

imminent sounds similar to immediate. so imminent means about to occur immediately.
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by arulmozhi

im(min)ent , min is time.. relate this..
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by bluehole

Im MIN(ute) END(ent)..in the Minute end..meanin Las minute..!
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by jammy4u

Imminent sounds like Eminent. Eminent (VIP) guests only arrive when the time for the inauguration of the show is VERY NEAR
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by mit006

imminent means something which is coming to nearer or close. Now split it as i'm coming in a minute(coming close)
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by sandy1278

Imminent sounds like in-minute. So something is going to happen in a minute immidiately.
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by Cheers!

I am having a MINI sore in my ear.so I avoided it But when it became really painful I consulted an ENT at the LAST MINUTE Thus IMMINENT = MINI+ENT
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by mit006

say the word really fast, it will sound like "in a minute"
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by Enigmaticguitar

imminent-- any minute
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by anuragthegr8

immobility

Short Definition : state of being immovable

Definition
(noun) remaining in place
Synonyms : fixedness , stationariness

Definition
(noun) the quality of not moving
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for immobility

imm.mobility means not mobile means unmovable.
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by KM2009

immolate

Short Definition : offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)

Definition
(verb) offer as a sacrifice by killing or by giving up to destruction
Example Sentence
  • The Aztecs immolated human victims
  • immolate the valuables at the temple

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for immolate

sounds like omelette(egg). A chicken is sacrified to satiate hunger.
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by userdce

immolate = omlette. You have to SACRIFICE an egg to make an omlette... :(
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by jahnavi89

sounds like IMMORAL where killing as a sacrifice is a highly misanthropic act and immoral.
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by himanshu dhumash

The Aztecs IMMORALLY immolated human victims to MOLLIFY the gods.
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by dshefman

im-oh!-late .. so if you are late, you will be offered as sacrifice :P
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by ramanujamangla

immolate = i am ate the mol i.e. the main thing.
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by shaktipada

immune

Short Definition : resistant to; free or exempt from; N. immunity

Definition
(noun) a person who is immune to a particular infection
Definition
(adj) relating to the condition of immunity
Example Sentence
  • the immune system

Definition
(adj) secure against
Example Sentence
  • immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda
  • immune from criminal prosecution

Definition
(adj) relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
Synonyms : resistant

Definition
(adj) (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence
Example Sentence
  • immune to persuasion

immure

Short Definition : imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall

Definition
(verb) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
Example Sentence
  • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
  • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for immure

sounds like I M YOURS....please enclose me within the walls of your heart
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by nileshdive

Mural means wall.. so immure means enclosed in wall.that the reson we say extranural activities which refer to outside campus sports.
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by HimanshuGupta

mure sounds like "maar" (kill in english) . you kill someone and you get imprisoned.
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by cp.jethani

IM + MURE(sounds like mujrim in hindi)and mujrims often PUT BEHIND THE BARS.
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by himanshu dhumash

i m mara .... arre mar gaya jail jana padega
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by digi123

if ure impure u'll b immured
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by friendofafriend

mure also sounds like chor ; if i-m-chor , then i should be put behind bars
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by khushi5

im+mure = in + mire = mire means being locked.
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by jahnavi89

IMPURE--IF U PRODUCE IMPURE FOOD PRODUCTS U WILL BE BEHIND BARS
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by ranjanron

IM UR father and you are grounded for one month...
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by NikhilAgl

think like Lord krishna's pic is on the wall and he is saying to his devotees Hiiiiii I m murli immured in this wall please get me out frm here :D
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by dpsdce

Ur immune system is like a wall for diseases.
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by subhasish

immure=immature...a person was jailed for 2 weeks bcoz of his immaturity....:)
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by verbal800

immutable

Short Definition : unchangeable

Definition
(adj) not subject or susceptible to change or variation in form or quality or nature
Synonyms : changeless
Example Sentence
  • the view of that time was that all species were immutable, created by God

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for immutable

mutation implies changes in genes etc. Therefore, it is im(non) + mutable ie cannot change
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by mohanster

immutable is something immune to changes
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by tamaltanu

mute control in tv used to CHANGE from high volume to total silence. if ur remote becomes immutable then u cant change the volume. imutable = unchangeble
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by arulmozhi

IM-MU(movable) Table....so its permanently in one place unchanged
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by garsone_kill

TRANSMUTE= change BUT IMMUTABLE= changeless
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by ishajuneja90

unchangeable = immovable = immutable
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by Jackery

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