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jibe

Short Definition : agree; be in harmony with; gibe

Definition
(noun) an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
Synonyms : barb , dig , gibe , shaft , shot , slam
Example Sentence
  • his parting shot was `drop dead'
  • she threw shafts of sarcasm
  • she takes a dig at me every chance she gets

Definition
(verb) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics
Synonyms : agree , check , correspond , fit , gibe , match , tally
Example Sentence
  • The two stories don't agree in many details
  • The handwriting checks with the signature on the check
  • The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun

Definition
(verb) shift from one side of the ship to the other
Synonyms : change course , gybe , jib
Example Sentence
  • The sail jibbed wildly

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jibe

ji+be : means you ji(agree) with someone.
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by cp.jethani

ji+be.....JI..ji...in hindi when we say ji..ji.....ji.....BA....ji ba.(for mom) when we agree with them in some matter..
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by preetisoni2411

sounds like jive... To jive properly, you need to be in harmony with your partner.
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by coolgal82

Aggressive remarks should be treated as 'jiber crimes ' under section xxx of Indian penal code.
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by hmpai

jibe(in hindi) sounds like tounge cleaner. so it should be in harmony with the tounge otherwise it scrribles it.
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by priths!!!!

jingoist

Short Definition : extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism

Definition
(noun) an extreme bellicose nationalist
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jingoist

jingoist seems like JUNGoist .. a national who is chauvinistic nd bellicose will favor JUNG..
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by himmy

jingoist rhymes with maoist....who are rebels.
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by deepak27_krishnakumar

Jingo sounds like Tango charlie...which is army men code who are patriotic
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by coolgoose85

'jang' karne wala
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by 1.6k

jocose

Short Definition : given to(having a tendency of) joking

Definition
(adj) characterized by jokes and good humor
Synonyms : jesting , jocular , joking

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jocose

JOCOSE = JOKE + OSE .The suffix OSE indicates this is an Adjective, therefore pertaining to jokes.
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by findktk

who can make jokes.
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by rizvi

In shahrukh movie kabhi haan kabhi na there was funny joking charcter BOSCO
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by coolgoose85

jocular

Short Definition : said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking

Definition
(adj) characterized by jokes and good humor
Synonyms : jesting , jocose , joking

Definition
(adv) with humor
Synonyms : jocosely
Example Sentence
  • they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jocular

joker
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by dellxps501

Joke(joc) + cooler (cular). Imagine a cooler which throws out jokes. (jocular = said or done as a joke)
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by vishal733

jocund

Short Definition : merry

Definition
(adj) full of or showing high-spirited merriment
Synonyms : gay , jolly , jovial , merry , mirthful
Example Sentence
  • when hearts were young and gay
  • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company
  • the jolly crowd at the reunion
  • jolly old Saint Nick
  • a jovial old gentleman
  • have a merry Christmas
  • peals of merry laughter
  • a mirthful laugh

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jocund

When u are JOCUND (merry) u eat KALAKAND (sweets)
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by drquadros54

JOCUND also means cheerful, genial. Mnemonic : joc...(joke)..and you crack jokes when you are cheerful or to show high siprited merriment
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by gauravdce07

you throw up a joke at the end to make the audience cheerful...
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by NikhilAgl

jocund = JO KAAND(CUND) tu kal kea tha ussey hamlog khush(CHEERFUL) hain
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by deepakranamech

JOC(Joke in telugu)..UND(There in telugu).JOCUND is a place where there are jokes.
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by HarshaVasudev

Joke ka Anand
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by tapobratabag

joc...(joke)..and you joke with best friends that you are marrying next day....
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by preetisoni2411

he conjured kalakand and asked will you marry me. what a joc(und)er.
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by anubhav.del

Jocund atmosphere of suraj kund.
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by nupur10000

jollity

Short Definition : gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay

Definition
(noun) feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
Synonyms : jolliness , joviality

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jollity

jolli+ty...so focus on jolli(juli)....juli brings cheers to you....when you see her..
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by preetisoni2411

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