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mammal

Short Definition : vertebrate animal whose female suckles its young

Definition
(noun) any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
Synonyms : mammalian

mammoth

Short Definition : gigantic; enormous

Definition
(noun) any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks
Definition
(adj) so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth
Synonyms : gigantic
Example Sentence
  • a gigantic redwood
  • gigantic disappointment
  • a mammoth ship
  • a mammoth multinational corporation

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mammoth

: mam+moth—mam(madam) mouth(moth) was so HUGE she just keep on shouting
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by nikhilparasher

sounds like behemoth,which is also means huge, gigantic
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by MAHIMA

Mammoth elephant if u remember the history its wild elephant with long teeths
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by rajpt_007

mammoth,sounds like 'my mouth',and it's huge,:0
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by jojoyce5

manacle

Short Definition : restrain; handcuff; N.

Definition
(noun) shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
Synonyms : cuff , handcuff , handlock

Definition
(verb) confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs
Synonyms : cuff , handcuff
Example Sentence
  • The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for manacle

manacle sounds like ankle or shackle , so my ankle got trapped therefore restrained from doing something.
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by MAHIMA

sounds like my uncle.. he was a prisoner, who was manacled (handcuffed)
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by jahnavi89

man + nacle = a man was selling nacle(fake) goods. so police has given him the CUFF.
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by deepakranamech

manacle as noun mean Hathkadi(police walli) ... so hathkadi pahne ke baad i am restrain frm doing anything
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by anshul011235

MANACLE = MANO+SHACKLE. MANACLES are SHACKLES for your hands(MANOS in Spanish).
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by dshefman

man(=hand) + obstACLE = manacle, so..we are restrained if our hands are not free...
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by Thisisnotme

Manicure- ladies have it to keep their hands beautiful. Manacle is to tie the hands together.
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by hithisisdhara

mandate

Short Definition : order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory

Definition
(noun) a document giving an official instruction or command
Definition
(noun) a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
Synonyms : mandatory

Definition
(noun) the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
Definition
(verb) assign under a mandate
Example Sentence
  • mandate a colony

Definition
(verb) make mandatory
Example Sentence
  • the new director of the school board mandated regular tests

Definition
(verb) assign authority to
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mandate

man+date a man orders you to go on a date with him
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by jahnavi89

man+date man(boss) orders you to finish your work on date.
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by vamsi2010

mandatory

Short Definition : obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate

Definition
(noun) the recipient of a mandate
Synonyms : mandatary

Definition
(noun) a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
Synonyms : mandate

Definition
(adj) required by rule
Synonyms : compulsory , required
Example Sentence
  • in most schools physical education is compulsory
  • attendance is mandatory
  • required reading

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mandatory

mandatory, man-date =>for every man date is necessary/requirement
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by pulkitdave007

mange

Short Definition : skin disease (esp. of domestic animals) marked by loss of hair

Definition
(noun) a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hair; affects domestic animals (and sometimes people)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mange

manganese a chemical substance if u come in contact with it ,u will feel itchy
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by nitesh117

ye badan MANGE more khujlee. Khulee ke dabaa hai jaalim lotion
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by sanjeev

People with skin disease MANaGE to cover their skin from others
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by karthik0166

manga(kannada=monkey) is feeling itch...
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by prudhvi0963

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