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query

Short Definition : inquiry; question; V.

Definition
(noun) an instance of questioning
Example Sentence
  • there was a question about my training
  • we made inquiries of all those who were present

Definition
(verb) pose a question
Synonyms : question

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for query

query is to enquiry
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by sagardoshi63

queue

Short Definition : line (of waiting people or vehicles)

Definition
(noun) a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
Synonyms : waiting line

Definition
(noun) (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted
Definition
(noun) a braid of hair at the back of the head
Definition
(verb) form a queue, form a line, stand in line
Synonyms : line up , queue up
Example Sentence
  • Customers lined up in front of the store

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for queue

Queue
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by Italo22

quibble

Short Definition : minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil

Definition
(noun) an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
Synonyms : cavil , quiddity

Definition
(verb) evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
Definition
(verb) argue over petty things
Synonyms : bicker , brabble , niggle , pettifog , squabble
Example Sentence
  • Let's not quibble over pennies

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quibble

mnemonic in hindi.. read it as qui(kyun)+bble(bill)..KYUN BILL ITNA ZYADA HAI?, you OBJECT to reading of meter & COMPLAIN to the authorities..
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by kvsharat

Query + babble (minor objection/murmuring).
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by garrulous

Remember, the magazine by Luna LoveGod's father - "The quibbler", it was called so because it carried petty criticism of people.
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by mohanster

QUIBble->quib->rhymes with crib(cribbing) means complain, raise petty objections
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by vineewink

pebble...small piece of rock..
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by Thisisnotme

Quibble is to Squabble..
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by bugmenot

relate it to foible
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by jay_gandhi

dribble-sound-objection/complaint
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by kan

quicksilver

Short Definition : mercury

Definition
(noun) a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
Definition
(adj) liable to sudden unpredictable change
Synonyms : erratic , fickle , mercurial
Example Sentence
  • erratic behavior
  • fickle weather
  • mercurial twists of temperament
  • a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quicksilver

quicksilver, is a mercury which is very volatile
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by animator

mercury will be in silver color and reacts quickly with others.
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by vinaya

Beats of DJ Quicksilver change quickly. - erratic
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by lamdadj22

quiescent

Short Definition : dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence

Definition
(adj) not active or activated
Example Sentence
  • the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation

Definition
(adj) marked by a state of tranquil repose
Example Sentence
  • the quiescent melancholy of the town

Definition
(adj) being quiet or still or inactive
Definition
(adj) (pathology) causing no symptoms
Example Sentence
  • a quiescent tumor

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quiescent

quiescent => quies ~ quiet = motionless
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by pateheo

quies(QUITE)+scent(in hindi shant means quite)..so someone who is quite or shant for a period of time.
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by preetisoni2411

quiz + cent, teacher asks students who will get cent(100) in the quiz...everyone reamains silent for sometime
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by adityasree

quiescent=quiet+descent..........lady1:->"What a QUIEt and deSCENT son u have..."...lady2:->"please dont go on his TEMPORARY INACTIVENESS...come to our house some day and u shall realise that he is an active volcano..!!!".......:D
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by verbal800

queue scent for buying a scent a stand in a queue and bcom quiescent
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by crazylooks

It sounds like QUICKSAND, which looks harmless but deadly . A dormant threat .
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by 031

quie(quiet)+scent=scent or scence means 'growing' as in aduloscent.so quiescent means GROWING QUITER
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by mdhineshm

Diesel Accent was quiet and quiescent
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by bugmenot

quiet+sometime....quiet for sometime..dormant
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by Thisisnotme

qui- quality, e-scent- perfume(in hindi), so, a quality scent stands still on our clothes for hours, hence motionless..
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by ankitshah091

quietude

Short Definition : tranquillity; calmness

Definition
(noun) a state of peace and quiet
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quietude

quiet.+tude.look at the word.quiet..means..calm...silent...so quietude means calmness..tranquill
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by preetisoni2411

quietude== quiet+ attitude. so when someone have quiet attitude he or she musta be calm and cool.
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by nasri

quietude
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by ragini1990

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