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Short Definition : religion practiced chiefly in Haiti
(noun) a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
(noun) (Haiti) followers of a religion that involves witchcraft and animistic deities
(noun) a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities
(verb) bewitch by or as if by a voodoo
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for voodoo
Axe released a version of deo called "voodoo". The intention is to represent "charm and magic" of the fragrance.
Voodoo is a car in Haiti Mission in GTA3 ..... just think as its a religion practice by ppl of Haiti
Voodoo is taboo. Sorcery (voodoo) is considered a taboo (something that is prohibited by religion or social custom).
Short Definition : ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
(adj) excessively greedy and grasping
a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
paying taxes to voracious governments
(adj) devouring or craving food in great quantities
a rapacious appetite
ravenous as wolves
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for voracious
remember carniVORES ,herbiVORES...So "VORE" tells sumthing about eating.
Voracious (BORA RICE FOR US)
Imagine you are seeking a BORA BHARKAR RICE for yourself.. what does it signifies? Simply you be such a food craver !!
Break Voracious as
VO RAkhI US ne jab bandhi meen ne bohat sa khana khushii meen kha leya.
vo rac ious (eating one rack of food).
Vora (wore) + acious (Asha ) girls wore different sadi in asha (mean greedy in +ve way)
Voracious and gluttonous are similar in sound and they mean... greedy.
Short Definition : whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
(noun) the shape of something rotating rapidly
(noun) a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vortex
Vertex is the higher point .Vortex is lower point caused by the whirlpool.
for the 2nd meaning: more tax, is a difficult situation in which you get stuck and cannot escape.
Sounds as Vertex. A vertex of a Circle ( The round Whirlpool in this case ) Lies in the center. So Vortex is the Center of the Turbulence( disturbance ) or whirlpool. ( Imagine Circular Whirlpool ).
Relate vortex to vertex...
A Vortex creates turbulence, thereby wreaking havoc.
whirl(vor)+ textile in washing machine is a water current.
Short Definition : give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
(verb) give personal assurance; guarantee
(verb) give surety or assume responsibility
I vouch for the quality of my products
(verb) summon (a vouchee) into court to warrant or defend a title
(verb) give supporting evidence
He vouched his words by his deeds
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vouch
link it like..... casting couch mein Directors guarantees(vouch) the heroine of giving role in the film...
we get differnt types of Voucher coupens which garantees us for certain amount of discounts
A vouch is a vow, an oath.
vouch sounds like vachan which means promise
Short Definition : grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
(verb) grant in a condescending manner
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vouchsafe
VouchSafe: A voucher is valuable, and where do we keep valuables - in a safe- a safe is a guaranteed security, therefore vouchsafe.
imagine whenever you buy something If you will be provided "VOUCHER" then you will feel "SAFE", nothing but guaranteeed. so VOUCHER+SAFE=vouchsafe=guaranteed.
when you give vouchers for safety of people you vouchsafe....
Imagine u've gone for skydiving afetr training u the expert skydivers WILL START TELLING U RULES ,PRECAUTIONS,THEIR EXPERIENCES AND SAFETY BCUZ THEY WANT U TO BE WATCHEDSAFE
Vouchsafe...embrace (an offer)... to give your consent.
Short Definition : Peeping Tom; person who derives sexual gratification from observing the sexual acts of others
(noun) a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for voyeur
wow yeh yaar!
A voyeur is a vulgar person.
Can be taken as Voyage :- (here) A Journey of sexual satisfaction by peeping into the neighbors washroom window, using binoculars.
voyeur sounds like only viewer... (who cannot indulge in sexual activities except seeing)
vaya polanthutu pakaran (in tamil open mouth and seeing the film)