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legacy

Short Definition : gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor

Definition
(noun) (law) a gift of personal property by will
Synonyms : bequest

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for legacy

(sounds like legally ) gift obtained legally
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by iamkrazee

legal >> i have got my fathers property through his will legally... i consider it as his gift by his will..
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by RajeshBorkar

legato

Short Definition : (of music) played smoothly

Definition
(adj) (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected
Synonyms : smooth
Example Sentence
  • a legato passage

Definition
(adv) connecting the notes; in music
Example Sentence
  • play this legato, please

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for legato

LEGATO like LEG of barcelona striker samuel ETO.smooth as u like.
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by amin

sounds like gelato..soft n smooth
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by ratiocine

imagine u put ur leg out of an auto to listen to soft music from da car beside the auto
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by ragha4u

rhymes with vibrato, which is connected with music.
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by deepak27_krishnakumar

Tap your Leg smoothly while listening to music.
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by ritya

legend

Short Definition : explanatory list of symbols on a map

Definition
(noun) a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Synonyms : fable

Definition
(noun) brief description accompanying an illustration
Synonyms : caption

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for legend

leg(read:root word meaning)+ end.we are reading for the road end on a map.
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by gre_10

legerdemain

Short Definition : sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand

Definition
(noun) an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for legerdemain

legerdemain: legendary man
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by bugmenot

legerdemain means dextrity of hand. skillful in magic. consider DOMAIN . domain knowledge is needed for IT jobs. so one should have sound domain knowledge. so legerDEMAIN means artful, skillfull in magical powers
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by arulmozhi

legs are d main ! ...but still u need hands..
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by amitrathi

using his sleight of hand he transformed a lizard to a man
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by yastej

French- Legere- Light de- of; Mains- Hands; literally Light handed which is skillful.
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by menon_ranjit

le ja(l)di main...
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by hiraditya

Legendery+Man - remember Barney Stinson from HIMYM? he used to do magic tricks to impress the girl.. :)
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by rockyangel6

legend man bananey k liey proness(dexterity) chahiey
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by friendofafriend

With the legerdemain, I completed the laser operation with my hand.
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by nupur10000

legislature

Short Definition : legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws

Definition
(noun) persons who make or amend or repeal laws
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for legislature

Law against slaughter.
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by shadip

leniency

Short Definition : mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment

Definition
(noun) mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant
Synonyms : lenience , lenity , mildness

Definition
(noun) a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
Synonyms : indulgence , lenience
Example Sentence
  • too much indulgence spoils a child

Definition
(noun) lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers
Synonyms : lenience

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for leniency

leny(Marathi)caves(englishl)= in Ajintha leny if we spit ,or spoil environment ,hardly we have to pay Rs.50
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by gbspaithan

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