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vampire

Short Definition : ghostly being that sucks the blood of the living

Definition
(noun) (folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living
Synonyms : lamia

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vampire

Sharam nahi aati,mnemonic dhoondte hue!!!Doob Maro.[:P]
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by tushar_gupta

Empire (kingdom) sounds like Vampire (a blood sucking parasite)...a vampire that has a large empire.
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by pushpa_edit

vanguard

Short Definition : forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard

Definition
(noun) the leading units moving at the head of an army
Synonyms : van

Definition
(noun) any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
Synonyms : avant-garde , new wave , van

Definition
(noun) the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field
Synonyms : cutting edge , forefront
Example Sentence
  • the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England
  • the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vanguard

Maruti A Maruti "VAN" needs to be guarded from the front as it doesnot have a bonnet.
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by nikhilgirdhar

a guard is coming in a van in front of all the cars
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by 1.6k

For DOTA players, Vanguard is the foremost item to be made for heroes like Viper and all.
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by pradepkumar

vanguard~ one guard which is generally fight before actual war in medieval time~ vanguard also fight before many of other
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by Tural

take only the word guard. we only guard those things which are in front or important
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by workshop

When a minister or dignitary person goes out, his VAN is GUARDED by ADVANCE FORCES.
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by KSahoo

Vanguard and foreground sound somewhat similar...vanguard is the foremost part of an army...foreground is something that is nearest to the observer...so both terms refer to something closeby
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by pushpa_edit

vantage

Short Definition : position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint

Definition
(noun) place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective)
Definition
(noun) the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
Synonyms : advantage
Example Sentence
  • the experience gave him the advantage over me

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vantage

In the movie "Vantage Point" the hero has an ad-vantage over the villain.
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by nikhilgirdhar

ad.vantage
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by friendofafriend

From the movie VANTAGE POINT ... a place from where evrything can be seen...
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by niloy.ray2006

van+advantage-van is a great advantage if its raining
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by akanksha.sahu

vapid

Short Definition : lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture

Definition
(adj) lacking taste or flavor or tang
Example Sentence
  • a bland diet
  • insipid hospital food
  • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
  • vapid beer
  • vapid tea

Definition
(adj) lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest
Example Sentence
  • a vapid conversation
  • a vapid smile
  • a bunch of vapid schoolgirls

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vapid

vapid sounds similar to rapid(~ very rapid)... If you cook in a rapid manner, you may spoil the taste of the food, or say, when you eat rapidly..you may not get the taste of the food.
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by Administrator

Vapid is not Rapid and hence dull.....
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by nileshdive

antonym of rapid--vapid
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by userdce

VAPID....VAPour......vapour are vapid in nature as they does nt have any significance...... vap..VAPPA..WINE...which is insipid in taste,.....
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by preetisoni2411

Vapid sounds like 'Vaaipaadu' in tamil which means Numerical Tables. 5 tables, 6 tables etc. Which are btw boring .
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by pradepkumar

rapids are not vapid, rapids are bumpy not flat.
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by avarx

Va-pid :vammo pidasa kattukupoyindiga pappu,Inkatha taste emuntundi.2.alaa pidasa kattukupoyinattuga koorchunnttunnav boring ga
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by bbrave

vaporize

Short Definition : turn into vapor (steam, gas, fog, etc.)

Definition
(verb) kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
Synonyms : zap
Example Sentence
  • in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens

Definition
(verb) turn into gas
Synonyms : aerify , gasify , vaporise
Example Sentence
  • The substance gasified

Definition
(verb) lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
Synonyms : evaporate , vaporise
Example Sentence
  • evaporate milk

Definition
(verb) decrease rapidly and disappear
Synonyms : fly , vanish
Example Sentence
  • the money vanished in las Vegas
  • all my stock assets have vaporized

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vaporize

Materialise is the opposite of vaporize. Vaporize is to diappear whereas materialise is to come into existence.
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by pushpa_edit

variegate

Short Definition : change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)

Definition
(verb) change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors
Definition
(verb) make something more diverse and varied
Synonyms : motley , vary
Example Sentence
  • Vary the menu

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for variegate

variegate: add variety to an object by making it in many colours. variegate==variety
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by it's_me

If we drop the letter 'g' and take the word as varied+ate...they ATE from a VARIED range of foodstuff.
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by pushpa_edit

variety at the gate:i.e changing appearance
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by melstra

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