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nostrum

Short Definition : questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)

Definition
(noun) hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
Synonyms : catholicon , cure-all , panacea

Definition
(noun) patent medicine whose efficacy is questionable
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nostrum

put RUM in the NOSTrils.....to cure cold.... ? - questionable medicine
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by kmr.akhil

key NOSE-DRUM when i took nedicine my nose took the shpa eof drum than i asked myslf was this the right medicine th i took ===="questionable"
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by priyanshu.mittal

Remember by nostradamus: A mysterious fortune teller (who can cure all the ailments)
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by bugmenot

NOSTRum : NO STRONG( not a strong medicine)
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by lokesh755

Nose became like a drum because of this nostrum and the idea to take this medicine for the problem did not succeed.
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by nupur10000

notable

Short Definition : conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted

Definition
(noun) a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
Example Sentence
  • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries

Definition
(adj) worthy of notice
Synonyms : noteworthy
Example Sentence
  • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

Definition
(adj) widely known and esteemed
Example Sentence
  • a famous actor
  • a celebrated musician
  • a famed scientist
  • an illustrious judge
  • a notable historian
  • a renowned painter

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for notable

Please note whenever you are able to see an important and distinguished feature of something
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by onno manush

sounds like NOTICEABLE. and a noticeable man is important and distinguished
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by anuragpareek

notch

Short Definition : V-shaped cut in a surface; V.

Definition
(noun) a V-shaped indentation
Example Sentence
  • mandibular notch

Definition
(noun) the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
Synonyms : mountain pass , pass
Example Sentence
  • we got through the pass before it started to snow

Definition
(noun) a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface
Example Sentence
  • there were four notches in the handle of his revolver

Definition
(noun) a small cut
Synonyms : nick , snick

Definition
(verb) cut or make a notch into
Example Sentence
  • notch the rope

Definition
(verb) notch a surface to record something
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for notch

when u noch someone (pinch) you make a V with your fingers
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by 1.6k

Notch-> nose shape V shape
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by sansecretcp

Notch - V cut blouse la figure notchchunu irukku...
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by raman_dec

notoriety

Short Definition : disrepute; ill fame

Definition
(noun) the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality
Synonyms : ill fame

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for notoriety

root word is notorious means mischievous. so "notor" in the word specify defamity..illfame
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by cp.jethani

note(money) became cause of a riot in a city is bad publicity for that city
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by jj

notoriety -> not to write about sarathi famous story because he is famous for kissing aunty
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by sansecretcp

nourish

Short Definition : provide with food necessary for life and growth

Definition
(verb) provide with nourishment
Synonyms : nurture , sustain
Example Sentence
  • We sustained ourselves on bread and water
  • This kind of food is not nourishing for young children

Definition
(verb) give nourishment to
Synonyms : aliment , nutrify

nourishment

Short Definition : something that nourishes; food

Definition
(noun) a source of materials to nourish the body
Definition
(noun) the act of nourishing
Example Sentence
  • her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives

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