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nebula

Short Definition : diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas; galaxy

Definition
(noun) a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer
Definition
(noun) cloudiness of the urine
Definition
(noun) an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space
Definition
(noun) (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nebula

a new bull digging sand with horn and make a dusty gas.
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by sansecretcp

noob = newbie ~ consider a noob galaxy entering the universe
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by friendofafriend

nebula is a white spot if it forms in the eye we will not see clearly
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by aziz

nebula is like bulbula which means cloud of gas in hindi.
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by rinku562

nebulous

Short Definition : vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal

Definition
(adj) lacking definite form or limits
Synonyms : cloudy , nebulose
Example Sentence
  • gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion
  • nebulous distinction between pride and conceit

Definition
(adj) of or relating to or resembling a nebula
Synonyms : nebular
Example Sentence
  • the nebular hypothesis of the origin of the solar system

Definition
(adj) lacking definition or definite content
Synonyms : unfixed
Example Sentence
  • nebulous reasons
  • unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nebulous

Nebula the milky way in galaxy which is cloudy and unclear
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by ksameer_coep

nebulous comes from nibu(lemon). Nimbu water is hazy so v can correlate
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by guswidgutts

"nee+bulla+us (nacked)which is shown with a cloudy patch in the movies so u can remember like this" -cloudy,unclear
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by raghava krishna

nimbu ras in your eyes makes your vision hazy
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by friendofafriend

a new bulls running in sand and make a dusty cloudy.
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by sansecretcp

like 'nebulizer' which makes a cloudy mist
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by extemporaneous

imagine nevy blue colour comes in front of ur eyer so nothing is clear to u.
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by gdabli

necromancy

Short Definition : black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex.

Definition
(noun) the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
Synonyms : black art , black magic , sorcery

Definition
(noun) conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for necromancy

NECRO- (or negro) means black. NECROMANCY means Black Magic
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by dshefman

necro means a dead body.. hence necromancy means dealin with the dead..
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by muffisoni

NECRO ~ negro (black) + Mancy ~ MAGIC; black magic
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by keyurpatel87

KEY:crow+man through his "black magic" he turned man into crow
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by priyanshu.mittal

NECRO ~ negro (black) +crow+ nancy ~ MAGIC
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by sansecretcp

nec Romancy - Romance is the most dangerous black magic;) Please remove the ones with most negative ratings...
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by raman_dec

ne crore man cy = ne ( north east jungle crore man wants); this is a black magic.
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by shaktipada

nectar

Short Definition : drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees

Definition
(noun) a sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators
Definition
(noun) fruit juice especially when undiluted
Definition
(noun) (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal
Synonyms : ambrosia

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nectar

in Greek etymology nekter nek=death and ter means overcoming i.e. ambrosia
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by dipumits

nectar -> liquid near neck of god(amirtham)
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by sansecretcp

nefarious

Short Definition : very wicked

Definition
(adj) extremely wicked
Synonyms : villainous
Example Sentence
  • nefarious schemes
  • a villainous plot
  • a villainous band of thieves

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nefarious

this sounds like ne(nephew)+farious(furious)..so your nephew is very furious or cruel or violent
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by anshAVI

ne(NO) + fairy + US: No good character like a fairy among us but an exact opposite i.e. a wicked person
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by bugmenot

Ne(ver) Fair(ious) - Always Bad
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by darlinarlin

hindi:: key fairy wala this fairy wala who was selling ballons to children is "very wicked"
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by priyanshu.mittal

in movies villan is so far fro hero being so wicked.
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by heartbeat143kvc

:NEFARIOUS=NE(Not)+FARIOUS(Furious). Nefarious is NOT just FURIOUS but a criminal.
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by praveendharia

nefarious ->nephew not fair to ous its wicked doing
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by sansecretcp

this sounds like ne(nephew)+farious(furious)..so your nephew is very furious.
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by preetisoni2411

It's from latin origin, Nefarious= Nefar/s- Wrong(Ne-not+far/s-Divine(law)+ous- to us
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by pawarsumit

ne(no) fari(fari wala io(come) us i.e my brother steal the all goods of the poor fari wala as profession he is a thief & very wicked.
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by shaktipada

negate

Short Definition : cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation

Definition
(verb) be in contradiction with
Synonyms : belie , contradict

Definition
(verb) deny the truth of
Synonyms : contradict , contravene

Definition
(verb) prove negative; show to be false
Synonyms : contradict

Definition
(verb) make ineffective by counterbalancing the effect of
Synonyms : neutralise , neutralize , nullify
Example Sentence
  • Her optimism neutralizes his gloom
  • This action will negate the effect of my efforts

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for negate

ne=no + gate=door, so there is no entrance through that door
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by omganesh

NO gate so No existence...wtf!!
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by nikhilsuhas

negate sounds similar to negotiate,,,cancel out
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by guru_the_greatt

negate sounds like negotiate, so nullify
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by guru_the_greatt

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