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jostle

Short Definition : shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds

Definition
(noun) the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
Synonyms : jostling

Definition
(verb) make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
Example Sentence
  • We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform

Definition
(verb) come into rough contact with while moving
Synonyms : shove
Example Sentence
  • The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jostle

remember it from shahruk's movie: JOSH, in that movie the scorpion and eagle gang kept on bumping each other
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by anshulnirvana

by reading jostle the first thing which rhymes in my mind is "hustle and bustle". If there is hustle and bustle in the market then jostle is bound to happen.
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by cp.jethani

jost(josh)+le...josh josh me rickey ponting PUSHED sharad pawar while taking champians trophy.
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by preetisoni2411

Jostle sounds similarly to jotter. Jostle: push and shove. Jotter: small notebook for rough notes. ==> Remembering this sentence may help: "People jostle to buy jotters..."
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by kguide

sounds like JA SALE....we push our friend roughly after saying this....
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by nileshdive

Try to remember with "Hostile"
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by Born2GRE

sounds like hassle nd has similar meaning
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by jason_smick

Don't justle, Just Tell what's wrong with u?
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by navid

HOSTEL -> Hostile -> ~ = in hostel we sometimes jostle between friends
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by mamun028

jovial

Short Definition : good-natured; merry; cheerful

Definition
(adj) full of or showing high-spirited merriment
Synonyms : gay , jocund , jolly , 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 jovial

jovial=jo(joy)+vi(by)+al(all), so jovial means happiness, joyful, merriment
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by rajdip

Think....Band singer BON JOVI is a cheerful person.... how :-)?
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by zamil

Jolly, akshay kumar in houseful 2 movie was very cheerful
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by samarth3692

jo+vial: jo means happy or cheerful as in JOLLY and JOY
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by nikhilparasher

jubilation

Short Definition : rejoicing; great joy

Definition
(noun) a feeling of extreme joy
Synonyms : exultation , jubilance , jubilancy

Definition
(noun) a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
Synonyms : celebration

Definition
(noun) the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
Synonyms : exultation , rejoicing

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jubilation

At the golden JUBILEE of the organization the workers were very jubilant.
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by amit251285

jubilation is similar to jublees, so when we are celebrating jublees(silver, gold etc) we are very happy and in a joyous mood.
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by anilmamillapalli

judiciary

Short Definition : judicial branch of government

Definition
(noun) persons who administer justice
Synonyms : bench

Definition
(noun) the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government

judicious

Short Definition : sound on judgment; wise

Definition
(adj) marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
Synonyms : heady , wise
Example Sentence
  • judicious use of one's money
  • a wise decision

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for judicious

judi+cious--- having JUDgement qualities
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by nikhilparasher

jug

Short Definition : pitcher; container for holding liquids

Definition
(noun) a large bottle with a narrow mouth
Definition
(noun) the quantity contained in a jug
Synonyms : jugful

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

Definition
(verb) stew in an earthenware jug
Example Sentence
  • jug the rabbit

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