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leave-taking

Short Definition : farewell or departure

Definition
(noun) the act of departing politely
Synonyms : farewell , leave , parting
Example Sentence
  • he disliked long farewells
  • he took his leave
  • parting is such sweet sorrow

leaven

Short Definition : add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens

Definition
(noun) a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
Synonyms : leavening

Definition
(noun) an influence that works subtly to lighten or modify something
Synonyms : leavening
Example Sentence
  • his sermons benefited from a leavening of humor

Definition
(verb) cause to puff up with a leaven
Synonyms : prove , raise
Example Sentence
  • unleavened bread

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for leaven

Lift up to the hEAVEN...tht is rise u ll rise up to heaven only when u grow lighter(in wt.)
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by gre_fever

(its bit vague) Think of Balloon : LEAVE aNd it will go up, therefore cause to rise or grow lighter
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by girish_ksg

when you LEAVE anything in oVEN it will puff up and grow lighter
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by hiraditya

LEAVEs
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by userdce

leaven=11....experts say you need to punch the dough of pizza 11 times as it CAUSES TO RISE OR GROW LIGHTER...and then put it in the oven..:)
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by verbal800

lechery

Short Definition : gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man

Definition
(noun) unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lechery

lechery==imagine in a pub a pole dancer with lots of cherries clipped on her body....and she comes to you and says.."LE CHERRY kha..."..at dat point all the lustfulness/gross lewdness gets activated..:)
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by meetrahulkhandelwal

think of LEACH and u ll feel disgusted , so people like LEACH : gross lewdness;; lustful
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by girish_ksg

Bleach - lechers usually bleach their hairs .
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by amit251285

lechery==imagine in a pub a pole dancer with lots of cherries clipped on her body....and she comes to you and says.."LE CHERRY kha..."..at dat point all the lustfulness/gross lewdness gets activated..:)
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by verbal800

hmm lichi...how often hav we seen a movie in which girls are feeding lichis to the guy in a sensual manner
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by friendofafriend

lecher = "lick her"
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by alireza

Lecher de Luchun(way of living) change nahin honde
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by userdce

sounds like treachery...you'll be treacherous when filled with too much lust
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by Thisisnotme

le cherry...ag agl giving cherry with her tongue,ur lustful desires gt activated..
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by amanpec007

lectern

Short Definition : reading desk or stand for a public speaker

Definition
(noun) desk or stand with a slanted top used to hold a text at the proper height for a lecturer
Synonyms : reading desk

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lectern

"Lectern" is a place for giving a "lecture"
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by atiya

Lectern resembles "lecture" and is where you put the notes to read during your lecture.
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by Raghav

Lectern is sounds like lantern, a lantern is placed in the desk for readin
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by shwetarulzz

The LECTURER prepares for the LECTURE at the LECTERN.
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by saketh.theerdha

leery

Short Definition : (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious

Definition
(adj) openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for leery

leery >when u are travelling in train and someone asks u to eat something then they say "leh ri" then u get suspicious at his offering..
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by avinav

rhymes with Wary so when u r leery u r wary .
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by amit251285

leery-compare with jerry tom is always cautious and suspicious that jerry is around
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by karthik3152

rhymes with eerie... On viewing eerie things we get suspicious
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by prash_kimi

Sounds like jerry...tom is always suspicious and cautious about jerry..
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by nandeesht

Beware of the pace of Brett Lee
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by jay_gandhi

BBC TV, Hard Talk presenter Leery King always suspicious
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by amayet_math_du

Bruce Lee has a typical shine in his eye. He is always LEE-ry, i.e. cautious and distrustful, in case anyone attacks him suddenly.
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by BloodyMickey

After King Lear got betrayed so many times by his daughters, he must have been very suspicious of everything.
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by Anais-anais

The word leer means a lustful or wanton look.....So you become leery(cautious) of people who leer at you.
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by anant.chandna

BBC presenter Leery King always
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by amayet_math_du

leeway

Short Definition : room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline

Definition
(noun) (of a ship or plane) sideways drift
Definition
(noun) a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
Synonyms : allowance , margin , tolerance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for leeway

when u LEave a WAY (a space or margin) then its called LEEWAY
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by gre_fever

bowls of (brett)LEE moves with LEEWAY
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by amin

lee(bruce ) could make a leeway among deadliest of enemies .
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by amit251285

you bought LEE jeans and its fly was not working and left some WAY..leeway
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by userdce

when brett LEE bowls, batsmen get no ROOM TO MOVE thats the LEEWAY of bowling
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by attitude

When there are 50% discount offers in Levis, then there will be little leeway.
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by savakarv

u brought lee jeans n it was so tight dat it didnt offer any leeway i.e any freedom to move beyond limit
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by RJ21

give me a Little Way to pass
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by melancholica

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