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qualified

Short Definition : limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify

Definition
(adj) meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task
Example Sentence
  • many qualified applicants for the job

Definition
(adj) limited or restricted; not absolute
Example Sentence
  • gave only qualified approval

Definition
(adj) holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill
Synonyms : certified
Example Sentence
  • a registered pharmacist
  • a registered hospital

Definition
(adj) restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')
Synonyms : restricted

Definition
(adj) contingent on something else
Synonyms : dependant , dependent

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for qualified

Primary meaning qualified :above a given standard(quality) Secondary meaning:limited in quality(just the opposite)
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by rakei

even though I was a QUALIFIED engineer, I was RESTRICTED from attending the conference.
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by imajeeth

though i was QUALIFIED for the job but was RESTRICTED from getting the job because of my drop years
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by lebshah

People above first class are qualified for the Aptitude test hence there are limited number of students shortlisted.
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by Rushabh22

qualify

Short Definition : reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated

Definition
(verb) prove capable or fit; meet requirements
Synonyms : measure up

Definition
(verb) pronounce fit or able
Example Sentence
  • She was qualified to run the marathon
  • They nurses were qualified to administer the injections

Definition
(verb) make more specific
Synonyms : restrict
Example Sentence
  • qualify these remarks

Definition
(verb) make fit or prepared
Synonyms : dispose
Example Sentence
  • Your education qualifies you for this job

Definition
(verb) specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement
Synonyms : condition , specify , stipulate
Example Sentence
  • The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
  • The contract stipulates the dates of the payments

Definition
(verb) describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
Synonyms : characterise , characterize
Example Sentence
  • You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist
  • This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover

Definition
(verb) add a modifier to a constituent
Synonyms : modify

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for qualify

Think of java qualifiers (private/public/default/protected - they limit the access of members of a class).
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by garrulous

quandary

Short Definition : dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.

Definition
(noun) a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
Synonyms : plight , predicament
Example Sentence
  • finds himself in a most awkward predicament
  • the woeful plight of homeless people

Definition
(noun) state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
Synonyms : dilemma

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quandary

quantary relates to quantum physics,which is so complex that it leaves you in DILEMMA about the UNCERTAINITY of photon
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by deepak27_krishnakumar

this word quandary sounds like wandering so if you are in a DILEMMA you wander all around the streets.....
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by daringdavin

I was in dilemma whether I give my cloths to laundry or wash them at home
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by ksameer_coep

Quandry=quants+vocabulary .wat to study for gre.confusion and dilemma.
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by rakei

In a QUANDARY about whether to suicide in QUAN (well) or DARYa (river)
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by BloodyMickey

kon + da + (ko)ri
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by rhasan

sounds like Q(why)+ DARI(fear).....when we r in dilemma we become frightened so people ask us why r u in fear??
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by nileshdive

QUAN(KAUN) bolega DARY(route or way) i am in a dilemma...
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by gykk4u

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by akshayakshay

Quandary - Foundary - Legendary .. Whether this foundry has been built by the legendary Casanova, Barney Stinson, or not is still a mystery.
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by rahularoradce

quandary: i am in dilemma, whom(Quan) of these 2 girls are "dar rahi" (dary)
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by h.pathrabe250487

i am in dilemma ki wo mujhse q (qua)+ dary(dar rahi) hai
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by h.pathrabe250487

remeber QUESTION!
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by amirhossein.ghods

quarantine

Short Definition : isolation of a person, place, or ship to prevent spread of infection; V: isolate in quarantine

Definition
(noun) enforced isolation of patients suffering from a contagious disease in order to prevent the spread of disease
Definition
(noun) isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease
Definition
(verb) place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons
Example Sentence
  • My dog was quarantined before he could live in England

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quarantine

quarantine is pretty familiar in case of antivirus softwares you can quarantine the virus affected files which means to ISOLATE THEM...
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by daringdavin

quara+ntine....quara..sounds like KUWARA..AND a kuwara person is always seen isolated..in family functions.
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by preetisoni2411

quarry

Short Definition : dig into (to get stone); N: mine;

Definition
(noun) a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
Synonyms : fair game , prey , target
Example Sentence
  • he fell prey to muggers
  • everyone was fair game
  • the target of a manhunt

Definition
(noun) a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
Synonyms : pit , stone pit
Example Sentence
  • a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

Definition
(noun) animal hunted or caught for food
Synonyms : prey

Definition
(verb) extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry
Example Sentence
  • quarry marble

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quarry

quarry sounds like query we know query is to ask questions when you r in doubt or when you desire to know more, and quarry means to dig deep when you want something from earth.
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by nasri

q+uarry..sounds like worry....when you worry about something, you dig deep into the matter .
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by preetisoni2411

police QUERY the VICTIM... and DIG DEEP into to evidences to catch the culprit
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by lebshah

1. prey: squirrels hunted by snakes 2. dig: quarry rhymes with bury.. something buried is dug and excavated
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by namaskar

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by SHAKAL

the other meaning is VICTIM, we query a quarry about the accident......
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by daringdavin

Quarry
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by vineethyoung

QUARRY=BURRY someone n hence u have to dig: and Quarry also means victim i.e quarry=prey.
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by OCT18THGRE

) quarry sounds like query we know query is to ask questions when you r in doubt ie. DIGGING into the topic..
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by RajeshBorkar

quash

Short Definition : crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court

Definition
(verb) put down by force or intimidation
Synonyms : keep down , reduce , repress , subdue , subjugate
Example Sentence
  • The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
  • China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
  • The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

Definition
(verb) declare invalid
Synonyms : annul , avoid , invalidate , nullify , void
Example Sentence
  • The contract was annulled
  • void a plea

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quash

squash also means the same - compress/suppress.
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by garrulous

quash can be framed as CRUSH to ash, so qu+(ASH)
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by daringdavin

in the game of SQUASH my advancement to win the match was CRUSHED by the opponent
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by lebshah

quash:qua-sh:quite-shshshsh using force.
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by it's_me

in the game of SQUASH my advancement to win the match was CRUSHED by the opponent
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by lebshah

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