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latitude

Short Definition : freedom from narrow limitations

Definition
(noun) the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself
Definition
(noun) freedom from normal restraints in conduct
Example Sentence
  • the new freedom in movies and novels
  • allowed his children considerable latitude in how they spent their money

Definition
(noun) an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Definition
(noun) scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought; freedom from restriction
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for latitude

mnemonic:latitude:can be interpreted as lasting attitude,...and any one who's got a good atitude will always be free from narrow thoughts, he/she will never become narrow minded because they have a good attitude.
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by preetisoni2411

geographically latitude runs horizontally so you have the freedom to move as widely as u can... ur movement is free from narrow limitations
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by hiraditya

Let IT go attiTUDE
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by Thisisnotme

latitude -> lenient attitude
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by AADHI

Altitude for vertical side (to measure height) , Latitude for horizontal side (to measure width.)
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by onno manush

and we all know our atitude towards life makes the difference in our thinking and perception.
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by preetisoni2411

Levitated Attitude->Levitate means lighten,to cause to float in the air, so Latitude means Freedom of Attitude
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by melancholica

laud

Short Definition : praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise

Definition
(verb) praise, glorify, or honor
Synonyms : exalt , extol , glorify , proclaim
Example Sentence
  • extol the virtues of one's children
  • glorify one's spouse's cooking

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for laud

O, Lord! Let me laud You for all your help
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by arvind_4

when you get an (app)laud you are *praised* for your work
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by kanika.k

this mnemonic is in hindi..laud..lad..mummy lad pyar karti hai jab hum prize win karte hai...so this is the form of praising us by her.
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by preetisoni2411

it pranounce like lord, lord krishna is praised by all
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by kruz

lavish

Short Definition : liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance

Definition
(verb) expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
Synonyms : shower
Example Sentence
  • He was showered with praise

Definition
(adj) very generous
Example Sentence
  • distributed gifts with a lavish hand
  • the critics were lavish in their praise
  • a munificent gift
  • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent
  • prodigal praise
  • unsparing generosity
  • his unstinted devotion
  • called for unstinting aid to Britain

Definition
(adj) characterized by extravagance and profusion
Synonyms : lucullan , lush , plush , plushy
Example Sentence
  • a lavish buffet
  • a lucullan feast

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lavish

lavish( read it as love ) in love boy spends money generously s0 generous in spending money
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by AIRTEL

love + ish ....to be loved by ish u have to spend liberally......
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by manojmvsr

Love makes one lavish- it makes people spend generously on their mates.
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by amit251285

After geeting female frnd in bus so much money spending on mobile bill ye love ish(lavish)
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by shaktipada

lax

Short Definition : careless; negligent; not paying enough attention; Ex. lax service

Definition
(adj) lacking in rigor or strictness
Synonyms : slack
Example Sentence
  • such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
  • lax in attending classes
  • slack in maintaining discipline

Definition
(adj) pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
Definition
(adj) lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
Example Sentence
  • a lax rope
  • a limp handshake

Definition
(adj) emptying easily or excessively
Synonyms : loose
Example Sentence
  • loose bowels

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lax

LAX - reLAX - careless
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by girish_ksg

lax sounds similar to tax ; dont be lax while submitting tax proofs every financial year end.
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by khushi5

Remember it as LACK,then one who lacks, is not strict, severe or careful enough about work, rules or standards of behaviour
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by gatz_funky

LAXman is a CARELESS batsman... tats y he s not selected for ODI's
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by ajayrd

LAX is pronounced "lacks" which is an anagram for "slack".. i.e. careless/ not strict.. Hence LAX = not stringent.
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by adyaener

lax seems like lacks which can be relate in the clasroom when we lack concentration
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by santosh pokhrel

layman

Short Definition : man who is not a cleric; man who is nonprofessional

Definition
(noun) someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
Synonyms : layperson , secular

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for layman

lay+man: lay -sleep so sleep man so he is not a worker(cleric)
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by rohithkumar555

leash

Short Definition : restraining rope fastened to the collar of an animal (to control it); Ex. a dog on a leash

Definition
(noun) restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
Synonyms : lead , tether

Definition
(noun) the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
Definition
(noun) a figurative restraint
Synonyms : collar
Example Sentence
  • asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market
  • kept a tight leash on his emotions
  • he's always gotten a long leash

Definition
(verb) fasten with a rope
Synonyms : rope
Example Sentence
  • rope the bag securely

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for leash

WWE LOVERssss ... Batista --> unleash the beast !! bole toh open the chains and ropes of the beast and let it do the damage !!!
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by meetrahulkhandelwal

Leash is the opposite of unleash...which is to let go of ur self.
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by deepak27_krishnakumar

it sounds like lease which means control over a particular thing by giving money.
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by gopikrish2000

remember in the movie MUMMY "those who UNLEASH the spa will go through the swift wings od dead" leash means tied up something, restrained. unleash is the opposite. the persons who unleashed the spa were killed by the creature :-)
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by arulmozhi

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