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ubiquitous

Short Definition : being everywhere; omnipresent; N. ubiquity

Definition
(adj) being present everywhere at once
Synonyms : omnipresent

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ubiquitous

it pronu~ like mosquitos which are being everywhere
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by sanlee

remember UB Group of Vijaya Malliya. It is present everywhere in India.
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by cp.jethani

pronounce it as follows: you(u)+ be(bi)along with me EVERYWHERE until u say+QUIT +TO US...(U+BI+QUIT+TOUS)
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by kvsharat

God is ubiqui-tous because he sticks with-us everywhere at-once
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by Yank

it pronu~ like mosquitos which are being everywhere
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by sanlee

u-b-cautious...before doing sins...beacause god is present everywhere
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by shavarna.jiit

universal+mosquito :i.e existing everywhere
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by laaptu

u will quit everything to be with us everywhere
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by moninder.bhalla

ubiquitous - UBI QUIT OUS(other banks ATM) because they are present everywhere.
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by sansecretcp

Ubiquitous is the opposite of absence.
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by pushpa_edit

Everywhere u quit us why?
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by ksameer_coep

muslims ll say khuda hafiz when greeting their friends. so relate it to god alla. so ubiquitous means god and god is present everywhere.
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by arulmozhi

UBI(union bank of india) was asked to quit US because they wre present everywhere and were threatening american banks
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by harsha00711

u-bi-quit-ous = Dont QUIT until u r Up and Below and all over (present everywhere)
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by sap

God U bi EVERYWHERE don't quito us :)
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by disaster

UBIQUITOUS = UBI (UNITED BANK OF INDIA) + QUIT + O + US; We quit united bank of India becoz it is not present everywhere & join HDFC becoz it is present everywhere in the world.
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by shaktipada

ulcer

Short Definition : sore place appearing on the skin inside or outside the body; Ex. stomach ulcer; ADJ. ulcerous; V. ulcerate

Definition
(noun) a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
Synonyms : ulceration

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ulcer

Ulcer and cancer. An ulcer is a form of cancer.
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by pushpa_edit

ulterior

Short Definition : intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive

Definition
(adj) lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed)
Example Sentence
  • subterranean motives for murder
  • looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge

Definition
(adj) beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote
Example Sentence
  • a suggestion ulterior to the present discussion
  • without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior

Definition
(adj) coming at a subsequent time or stage
Synonyms : later , posterior
Example Sentence
  • without ulterior argument
  • the mood posterior to

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ulterior

ulterior = ultra + interior which is very much inside means hidden.
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by cp.jethani

relate it to exterior which means remote or outside, and has the same meaning as ulterior.
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by logic87

ulterior .sounds liks ul - terror seems me to be A terririst group called 'UL' zazira terririst grp.. which are intentionally hidden somewhere in kashmir
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by meetrahulkhandelwal

ulterior - wwe fans....! ULTIMATE WARRIOR who is situated beyond other wrestlers and now is hidden, questionable (where is he now?)
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by the suspect

Ulterior=Ulta.. Means something happening exactly in the opposite way we expected..
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by lavanya324

Hidden in rear
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by sarora45

ULTERIOR = ultra interior; There is magic inside of the hall which is hidden.
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by shaktipada

ultimate

Short Definition : final; not susceptible to further analysis; fundamental; Ex. The sun is the ultimate source of energy.

Definition
(noun) the finest or most superior quality of its kind
Example Sentence
  • the ultimate in luxury

Definition
(adj) furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme
Example Sentence
  • the ultimate achievement
  • the ultimate question
  • man's ultimate destiny
  • the ultimate insult
  • one's ultimate goal in life

Definition
(adj) being the last or concluding element of a series
Example Sentence
  • the ultimate sonata of that opus
  • a distinction between the verb and noun senses of `conflict' is that in the verb the stress is on the ultimate (or last) syllable

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ultimate

Ultimate (final) and penultimate (one and only).
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by pushpa_edit

ulti+mate is ur wife -> final, not susceptible to further analysis, fundamental for yu
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by sansecretcp

ultimatum

Short Definition : last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.

Definition
(noun) a final peremptory demand
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ultimatum

Ultimatum...Utimate + Term (condition). These are the ultimate terms and conditions that have to be met...this is the final ultimatum.
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by pushpa_edit

ultimatum - you might have seen the movie Bourne Ultimatum where the protogonist, Bourne, demands for his provenance...and gives last warning for his enemies
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by the suspect

ulti + madam = superior madam . think of ur madam in school. she is very strict and WARNS even for silly things. ( haary potters teacher or madam)
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by arulmozhi

last demand, last warning, last statement of conditions that must be met to be in hostel all must wash the tea mat um.(ul+t(tea)+mat+um)
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by sansecretcp

umbrage

Short Definition : resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness

Definition
(noun) a feeling of anger caused by being offended
Synonyms : offence , offense
Example Sentence
  • he took offence at my question

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for umbrage

notice the last 4 letters...RAGE.And then umbrella =shade, rage=anger and resentment.
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by findktk

umbrage == angrez ..who ruled India for a 100 years were very insulting to the Indians.
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by meetrahulkhandelwal

we grew great resentment to Dolores Umbridge:X
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by friendofafriend

umbrage= um bra rage. he got a fit of RAGE as she dint undo her BRA = UMBRAGE
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by cricketabhi

sounds like curtley EMBROSE , westindies player ..to whom sachin hits 3 sixes in a row and so he is in Umbrage (really angry)
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by meetrahulkhandelwal

Umbrage and enrage are similar in sound and both mean, anger.
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by pushpa_edit

remeber proff umbridge in harry potter..wasnt she bad,offensive.
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by t3rmin4t0r

umbrella rage...when its raining and there are so many umbrellas out that you get poked in the eye...therefore angry and injured!
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by rsubs03

someone says something offensive and you say "ummmm" with undertones of rage!
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by rsubs03

umbrage -> Umbrella ragging,sense of injury or insult,anger.
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by sansecretcp

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