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urchin

Short Definition : mischievous child (usually a boy); CF. urchin: hedgehog; CF. porcupine: pig with spikes ?; CF. sea urchin

Definition
(noun) poor and often mischievous city child
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for urchin

urchin..sounds like ariching which means shouting in telugu..so a mischevious child shouts n screams 4 silly reasons..
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by Ani

urchin:can be considered as sinCHAN=the small naughty japanese boy
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by elixir

Look 'urCHin' as 'church in'. Remember in our hindi movie story, where someone who is too poor to feed the child, usually leaves the child outside 'CHURCH' hence 'urchin'.
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by gunjanshah

in film sachin (vijay hero), the sachin is a mischievious character.
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by arulmozhi

urCHIN =CHINTU --The mischievious child from CHINTU Jokes
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by baseguitar

urchin=sachin tendulkar who was a very MICHIEVOUS CHILD as he never use to study..only use to play cricket....;)
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by verbal800

Ur(fly) chal(lets go) -- Lets fly. Sounds like the words of a mischievous child.
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by subhasish

urchin = your chain is stolen by poor road homeless boy.
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by shaktipada

Urchin ("adhchan" hindi meaning hindrance) -Poor child has to face many hindrances in his path to prosperity.
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by userdce

Urchin (a mischievous child) - Nuisance (annoying). A mischievous child is often a great nuisance to everyone.
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by pushpa_edit

urchin -rhymes with sachin imagine that sachin was a poor mischevous boy playing cricket and breaking other windows haphazardly
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by santosh pokhrel

orbachin
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by divine_sword

ur+chin na(chinna -small in tamil) boy is mischievous
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by sansecretcp

urge

Short Definition : drive or force forward (by causing impulses); drive to take action; impel; entreat earnestly; Ex. urge horses; N: impulse that prompts action

Definition
(noun) an instinctive motive
Synonyms : impulse
Example Sentence
  • profound religious impulses

Definition
(noun) a strong restless desire
Synonyms : itch
Example Sentence
  • why this urge to travel?

Definition
(verb) force or impel in an indicated direction
Synonyms : exhort , press , urge on
Example Sentence
  • I urged him to finish his studies

Definition
(verb) push for something
Synonyms : advocate , recommend
Example Sentence
  • The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day

Definition
(verb) spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
Synonyms : barrack , cheer , exhort , inspire , pep up , root on , urge on
Example Sentence
  • The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for urge

u+r+ge— u+gre my teacher FORCEFULLY PERSUADED me to get good score in GRE
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by nikhilparasher

Urge on or Egg on means to motivate somebody.
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by pushpa_edit

"arji" or "aroj kora"
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by divine_sword

urgent

Short Definition : compelling immediate action; pressing; persistent; importunate; Ex. urgent in his demands

Definition
(adj) compelling immediate action
Synonyms : pressing
Example Sentence
  • too pressing to permit of longer delay
  • the urgent words `Hurry! Hurry!'
  • bridges in urgent need of repair

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for urgent

Urgent and Instant are rhyming words and they mean, something that needs to be done hastily, needs immediate attention.
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by pushpa_edit

ursine

Short Definition : bearlike; pertaining to a bear

Definition
(adj) of or relating to or similar to bears
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ursine

FELINE-CAT like : CANINE-DOG like:EQUINE-HORSE like: so URSINE : BEAR like
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by krazykunzi

urine looks like beer ~ bear
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by friendofafriend

Ursine.... The MAJOR URSULA (a star formation) or better known as THE GREAT BEAR has a bear shaped star formation.
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by pushpa_edit

when i asked Inzamam Ul Haq "Sir, UR SINE please(autograph please)"...he gave me a BEAR LIKE look as if he didnot understand what i said to him............:)
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by verbal800

when i asked Inzamam Ul Haq "Sir, ur sine please(autograph please)"...he gave me a BEAR LIKE look as if he didnot understand what i said to him............:)
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by verbal800

ursus means 'bear". ursula means "she bear"
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by cp.jethani

urine look like bear
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by friendofafriend

ur sign of action is like bear-> ursine
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by sansecretcp

usage

Short Definition : act or manner of using; accepted practice; way in which words are actually used

Definition
(noun) the act of using
Example Sentence
  • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
  • skilled in the utilization of computers

Definition
(noun) accepted or habitual practice
Synonyms : custom , usance

Definition
(noun) the customary manner in which a language (or a form of a language) is spoken or written
Example Sentence
  • English usage
  • a usage borrowed from French

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for usage

USAGE - USE + AGE. It is being used for ages now, a custom that has not changed at all.
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by pushpa_edit

usurp

Short Definition : seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use

Definition
(verb) seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
Synonyms : arrogate , assume , seize , take over
Example Sentence
  • He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town
  • he usurped my rights
  • She seized control of the throne after her husband died

Definition
(verb) take the place of
Example Sentence
  • gloom had usurped mirth at the party after the news of the terrorist act broke

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for usurp

us(e)+ur+p(ower)
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by jahnavi89

usurp - If I make use of your power forcefully then I am usurping.
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by it's_me

its "US" not "UR" "P"roperty..take by force or as one's possession
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by ArDoR

u r surp(snake)..so u always seize another power
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by SHAKAL

may sound like HARPna (appropriate)
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by userdce

Sounds like User UP.Your rights of user are SEIZED FORCEFULLY by hacker.
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by ksameer_coep

U(use) + surp(Surf excel) >> by using surf (its dirt removing force), u will seize the kingdom of or kill germs and bacteria and dirt on clothes...
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by RajeshBorkar

Usurp and swoop. You swoop down (attack) on someone and take possesion of his powers (usurp).
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by pushpa_edit

The US (united States) like to take other country by force
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by saurabhkumar87

Upset: He upset my plans to usurp the government.
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by subhasish

U-under a Sarp(snake). Taking taking power
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by vicky0812

use ur surf powder power
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by sansecretcp

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