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voodoo

Short Definition : religion practiced chiefly in Haiti

Definition
(noun) a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers
Synonyms : fetich , fetish , hoodoo , juju

Definition
(noun) (Haiti) followers of a religion that involves witchcraft and animistic deities
Definition
(noun) a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities
Synonyms : hoodooism , vodoun , voodooism

Definition
(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.
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by garrulous

Voodoo is a car in Haiti Mission in GTA3 ..... just think as its a religion practice by ppl of Haiti
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by kushal1987

Voodoo is taboo. Sorcery (voodoo) is considered a taboo (something that is prohibited by religion or social custom).
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by pushpa_edit

voracious

Short Definition : ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader

Definition
(adj) excessively greedy and grasping
Synonyms : rapacious , ravening
Example Sentence
  • a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
  • ravening creditors
  • paying taxes to voracious governments

Definition
(adj) devouring or craving food in great quantities
Example Sentence
  • edacious vultures
  • a rapacious appetite
  • ravenous as wolves
  • voracious sharks

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for voracious

remember carniVORES ,herbiVORES...So "VORE" tells sumthing about eating.
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by ArDoR

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 !!
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by r4nj33t

Break Voracious as VO RAkhI US ne jab bandhi meen ne bohat sa khana khushii meen kha leya.
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by umair_uddin2003

vo rac ious (eating one rack of food).
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by sansecretcp

Vora (wore) + acious (Asha ) girls wore different sadi in asha (mean greedy in +ve way)
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by acidburn

Voracious and gluttonous are similar in sound and they mean... greedy.
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by pushpa_edit

vortex

Short Definition : whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged

Definition
(noun) the shape of something rotating rapidly
Synonyms : convolution , swirl , whirl

Definition
(noun) a powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
Synonyms : maelstrom , whirlpool

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vortex

Vertex is the higher point .Vortex is lower point caused by the whirlpool.
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by rakei

for the 2nd meaning: more tax, is a difficult situation in which you get stuck and cannot escape.
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by friendofafriend

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 ).
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by GRE_1500

Relate vortex to vertex...
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by vidz

A Vortex creates turbulence, thereby wreaking havoc.
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by pushpa_edit

whirl(vor)+ textile in washing machine is a water current.
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by sansecretcp

vouch

Short Definition : give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher

Definition
(verb) give personal assurance; guarantee
Example Sentence
  • Will he vouch for me?

Definition
(verb) give surety or assume responsibility
Synonyms : guarantee
Example Sentence
  • I vouch for the quality of my products

Definition
(verb) summon (a vouchee) into court to warrant or defend a title
Definition
(verb) give supporting evidence
Example Sentence
  • 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...
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by meetrahulkhandelwal

we get differnt types of Voucher coupens which garantees us for certain amount of discounts
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by kushal1987

A vouch is a vow, an oath.
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by pushpa_edit

vouch sounds like vachan which means promise
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by komya

vouchsafe

Short Definition : grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment

Definition
(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.
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by rihaan

imagine whenever you buy something If you will be provided "VOUCHER" then you will feel "SAFE", nothing but guaranteeed. so VOUCHER+SAFE=vouchsafe=guaranteed.
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by nataraj_mnemonic

when you give vouchers for safety of people you vouchsafe....
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by nileshdive

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
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by kick_ass

Vouchsafe...embrace (an offer)... to give your consent.
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by pushpa_edit

voyeur

Short Definition : Peeping Tom; person who derives sexual gratification from observing the sexual acts of others

Definition
(noun) a viewer who enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
Synonyms : peeper , peeping tom

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for voyeur

wow yeh yaar!
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by cp.jethani

A voyeur is a vulgar person.
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by pushpa_edit

voyeur= viewer!!
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by madness

Can be taken as Voyage :- (here) A Journey of sexual satisfaction by peeping into the neighbors washroom window, using binoculars.
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by GRE_1500

voyeur sounds like only viewer... (who cannot indulge in sexual activities except seeing)
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by nari4ever94

vaya polanthutu pakaran (in tamil open mouth and seeing the film)
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by sansecretcp

Vulgur(Vo)+Viewer(yuer)
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by nancy.yadav

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