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variegated

Short Definition : (esp. of a flower or leaf) many-colored

Definition
(adj) having a variety of colors
Synonyms : varicolored , varicoloured

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for variegated

varie(various)-gated(gates)... the gates are of various colors..
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by kruthikamurthy

variety+ate=variegated.our meal consists variety[chappatis,vegetables etc]...alll are of different colour
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by elixir

VARY+ATED...when we eat different type of food,our shit is variegated
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by nileshdive

varnish

Short Definition : paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.

Definition
(noun) a coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface
Definition
(verb) cover with varnish
Synonyms : seal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for varnish

we paint to va(r)nish impurity
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by gremadness

Tarnish is the opposite of Varnish. Varnish gives lustre to something (mainly woodwork) and tarnish (dull) is the lack of lustre.
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by pushpa_edit

garnish means to decorate; varnish means to decorate by POLISHING
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by nikhilparasher

u warnish something thats tarnished
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by friendofafriend

vassal

Short Definition : in feudalism, one who held land of a superior lord; subordinate or dependent

Definition
(noun) a person holding a fief; a person who owes allegiance and service to a feudal lord
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vassal

Sounds like vasool. One who has to give a vasool is a vassal.
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by garrulous

sounds like fasal(hindi anaz).. so a person in feudal system who can cultivate under him and reprent them to king
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by hritupon

Vassal and vessel are similar in sound. A vassal (slave) carries the vessels (utensils) to the kitchen.
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by pushpa_edit

The King gifted vessels to his vassals
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by bugmenot

Simply relate it to vasool which is taken from ordinary public.
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by shaktipada

veer

Short Definition : change in direction; swerve

Definition
(verb) turn sharply; change direction abruptly
Synonyms : curve , cut , sheer , slew , slue , swerve , trend
Example Sentence
  • The car cut to the left at the intersection
  • The motorbike veered to the right

Definition
(verb) shift to a clockwise direction
Example Sentence
  • the wind veered

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for veer

Veer and steer are rhyming words. Veer means to change direction and steer means to direct the course of, guide.
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by pushpa_edit

veer yodha ne HAR DIRECTION CHANGE kar kar ke apne enemy ko maara
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by sahnesh

After taking BEER all directions change!!!
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by manojative

veer means hill which is frightening hence when u saw it u change the direction
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by funman

VEER ne aisa TEER mara DIRECTION HI CHANGE HO GAYA ! LOLA
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by rohan_1985

VEER hindi movie...when you think of the movie, you think of Salman whose behaviour, course,opinion always change
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by nileshdive

VEER is similar to BEER ... after drinking beer you swerve and change direction rapidly
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by pintu89

vegetate

Short Definition : live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan

Definition
(verb) lead a passive existence without using one's body or mind
Definition
(verb) establish vegetation on
Example Sentence
  • They vegetated the hills behind their house

Definition
(verb) produce vegetation
Example Sentence
  • The fields vegetate vigorously

Definition
(verb) grow like a plant
Example Sentence
  • This fungus usually vegetates vigorously

Definition
(verb) grow or spread abnormally
Example Sentence
  • warts and polyps can vegetate if not removed

Definition
(verb) propagate asexually
Example Sentence
  • The bacterial growth vegetated along

Definition
(verb) engage in passive relaxation
Synonyms : vege out
Example Sentence
  • After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vegetate

relate it to vegetarian = one who never takes meat or any of its products but only vegetables therefore has a monotonous taste of food.
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by saba

Vegetate and hibernate are similar in sound. Vegetate means, to live an uneventful life, while hibernate (animals do this) means to go to sleep for a period of time. Therefore both words show inactivity.
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by pushpa_edit

grow (verb suffix ate ) like a vegeta-BLE
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by onno manush

vehement

Short Definition : forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence

Definition
(adj) marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
Synonyms : fierce , tearing , trigger-happy , violent
Example Sentence
  • fierce loyalty
  • in a tearing rage
  • vehement dislike
  • violent passions

Definition
(adj) characterized by great force or energy
Example Sentence
  • vehement deluges of rain
  • vehement clapping
  • a vehement defense

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vehement

Vehement resembles cement i.e. strong, forceful (cement expands inwards with immense pressure and force) vehement == cement.
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by nikhilgirdhar

ve(very)+he+men; try to remember as very manly; full of energy
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by Born2GRE

Vehement and turbulent are the same as they both mean- violent, fierce.
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by pushpa_edit

VEHEMENT=VE+HE+MENT...when Imran Hashmi saw a Angelina Jolie he bcame INTENSELY EMOTIONAL and WITH MARKED VIGOR he said .."I wanna kiss u in front of the camera...!"...HE MENT (VEHEMENT)..."i wanna do a film with u"........;)
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by verbal800

Ve+Heman: Villain+Heman->Villain fought wid Heman violently, forcefully and intensely
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by balajicoolstar

1st part is like vim - character of mahabharat. so its forceful and vigorous.
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by ashish_ars

vehement: heman is strong and violent against devil & creates turbulance.
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by shaktipada

{a vehicle stuck in cement vehemently accelerates to flee}
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