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nether

Short Definition : lower; Ex. nether garments/regions

Definition
(adj) lower
Example Sentence
  • gnawed his nether lip

Definition
(adj) dwelling beneath the surface of the earth
Synonyms : chthonian , chthonic
Example Sentence
  • nether regions

Definition
(adj) located below or beneath something else
Synonyms : under
Example Sentence
  • nether garments
  • the under parts of a machine

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nether

"NetherLand" is a country which is quite below and also called a Holland meaning hollow land. Hence can be remembered as "Nether"+"land"
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by infogistt

na idhar na udhar neeche idhar i.e. nether
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by mehramansi

NET+HER....when you keep HER(a girl) tied in a NET, you LOWER yourself morally...nether also means lower(adjective)
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by nileshdive

hither means here. nether means under.
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by garrulous

nethe+r...nethe..sounds very near to necche....means ..below..or beneath..net+her....she HID HER SELF under the NET.........MEANS BELOW THE NET..OR BENEATH OR UNDER THE NET.....
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by preetisoni2411

net+her-> her lower garments in netted pattern
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by sansecretcp

nether...ne/ni(means DOWN)+THER...SOMETHING WHICH DOWN OR BELOW OR BENEATHY OF SOMETHING......
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by preetisoni2411

sounds like nadhir(lowest point)
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by manoj_gre

nettle

Short Definition : irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome

Definition
(noun) any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
Definition
(verb) sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
Synonyms : urticate

Definition
(verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
Synonyms : annoy , bother , chafe , devil , get at , get to , gravel , irritate , nark , rag , rile , vex
Example Sentence
  • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
  • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nettle

Nettle sounds like kettle. A Kettle boiling water makes a lot of noise and is therefore irriating and annoying. It also means "worried".
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by xiaohua23

"net + tle, when internet is slow like turtle.... annoyed!"
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by yang58

nettle sounds like needle when someone is needling u, u get annoyed ,disturbed and irritated
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by maddoghot

take NET..when tennis players hit the ball in the net they get ANNOYED
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by garsone_kill

"Why are these rumors spreading online?? I hate the internet, it's really annoying me..." "Yeah, the net'll do that."
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by rashtastic

net + le >> jab tumhara dost net le bolata hai aur woh bohot slow nikalta hai, tab bohot jaan pe aati hai.. we get annoyed over friend and irritated while surfing the net..
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by RajeshBorkar

Noisy like Kettle (Imagine a kettle which is burning and making alot of noise)->irritating;annoying
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by ali_aj

keep on putting nettle in my finger got irritated,annoy, vex
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by sansecretcp

nexus

Short Definition : connection

Definition
(noun) the means of connection between things linked in series
Synonyms : link

Definition
(noun) a connected series or group
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nexus

there is connection in between we and next to us.
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by GANESH

remember naxalites. They have groups and connections with each other.
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by cp.jethani

it originates from "net".. since a network connects things..
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by muffisoni

con-NEX-ion
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by nachi

Google -- connected to android.. So their phone name nexus
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by swap.kamble

think of Lexus SUV's >> they are big in space so a group of people can sit in it...
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by RajeshBorkar

samsung NEXUS having good 3g CONNECTION
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by sansecretcp

nib

Short Definition : beak(bill); pen point

Definition
(noun) the writing point of a pen
Synonyms : pen nib

Definition
(noun) horny projecting mouth of a bird
Synonyms : beak , bill , neb , pecker

nicety

Short Definition : precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties

Definition
(noun) conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
Synonyms : justness , rightness
Example Sentence
  • it was performed with justness and beauty

Definition
(noun) a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
Synonyms : nuance , refinement , shade , subtlety
Example Sentence
  • without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor
  • don't argue about shades of meaning

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nicety

break nicety as 'nice'& 'ty' as 'tea' so its 'nice tea' that means it has perfect taste and is distinct from the others.
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by nishit.mehta

nicety-> nice+tea= accurate sugar and tea powder.
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by sansecretcp

niggardly

Short Definition : meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person

Definition
(adj) petty or reluctant in giving or spending
Synonyms : grudging , scrimy
Example Sentence
  • a niggardly tip

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for niggardly

nigar khan dont spend money on clothes jst spend on bikini hehehehe
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by ratikmittal

nigg+HARDLY....he Hardly spends money
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by garsone_kill

ni(nahi) gar(ghar or home) jiske pass ghar nahi hai woh toh reluctant hoga hi!
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by vevin1986

niggardly=ni+ggar+hardly(sounds like beggar)who is stingy yet times
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by crazylooks

ni+gard= night gard ke pass spend karne ke liye rupe nahi hote hai
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by amit151190

nigger + ly = a nigger(a black)has no money means he is stingy
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by sekharcvs

Nig(kinda like Pick)+gardly(kinda like Hardly);therefore,someone who HARDLY PICK up a check, stingy,miser
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by ali_aj

taking out is nick purse is hardly rarer, stingy
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by sansecretcp

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