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velocity

Short Definition : speed

Definition
(noun) distance travelled per unit time
Synonyms : speed

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for velocity

Velocity and rapidity are both significant of speed.
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by pushpa_edit

venal

Short Definition : capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal

Definition
(adj) capable of being corrupted
Example Sentence
  • corruptible judges
  • dishonest politicians
  • a purchasable senator
  • a venal police officer

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for venal

ve + nal = we null ....we can be easily bribed when we are null in terms of money ...
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by bandalkaran

venal & penal are rhyming words..as penal is something related to crime..in that way we can remember venal as a crime(corruption).
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by tariq431

venal is somewhat related to veins that carries blood.a person taking bribes from poor is nothing but their blood sucker
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by mit006

The guy is venal because he has to pay dowry for her sister "menal's" marriage.
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by karan_p@iitb.ac.in

Venal can be related to vain which carries impure or bad blood ... corruption is also bad
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by pintu89

venal sound like binash, from binash---> binosto (corrupted)
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by abdullah71

v(we)+ en(enable) + al(all)by means of money i.e making dishonest.
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by shaktipada

sounds like villain which is corrupt person..behen ke lodo.........
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by manish_triveni

venal: ve = we(wealth) is like Nal(hindi : means the tool inserted in horse nose to control him) for him i.e u can control him by money : corruptable
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by wolverine_goin_homeland

VENAL: Combination of two words. Very pENAL. PENAL relates to bad crimes that are punishable. Corruption is a good representation of such Very pENAL or VENAL deed.
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by cheeseqo

(LiL bit Abusing)venal=Chinal.Chinal is always corrupted
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by LokeshM

Venal and disloyal are similar in sound and both mean... dishonesty.
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by pushpa_edit

NAL=(National aeronautic limited) V.E(like VP) of NAL is easily corruptable
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by hritupon

Rhymes with LEND I CAN'T. A mendicant is unable to lend money.
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by Lukas

you have destroyed your life in venal i.e without doing anything.
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by shaktipada

venal - ve(we)+al(all) being bribe and corrupted
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by sansecretcp

Kings of corruption often end up dead or imprisoned- eVEN AL capone.
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by sushi

vendetta

Short Definition : blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams

Definition
(noun) a feud in which members of the opposing parties murder each other
Synonyms : blood feud

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vendetta

Ven (when)- d (the)- etta (attack)....when they attack each other they are in vendetta.
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by pushpa_edit

'v for vendetta' :) ~ vengeance
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by namaskar

vendetta = when + death + accurs (occurs). so ask urself a question that WHEN -------- OCCURS DEATH OCCURS. u ll answer when a fight or conflict occurs death occurs. VEN conflict occurs DEath (A)occurs.
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by arulmozhi

think of vendetaa which sounds like cassata filed with blood instead of stwawberiies
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by dr_gauravsuneja

ven koi kuch detta hai to ladai hota hai
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by 1.6k

vann + devata >>> vann devata ka jabb prakop hota hai taab saab jagli janwarr tumhe maarne ke liye aate hai,, aur tumm kitana bhi unako maaro woh tumhe maar karr hi rehate hai..
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by RajeshBorkar

vendetta - ven(vendam in tamil)+detta(cut him in tamil). So dont take revenge
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by sansecretcp

vendor

Short Definition : seller

Definition
(noun) someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
Synonyms : marketer , seller , trafficker , vender

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vendor

Vendor and peddler are both sellers who sell their products.
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by pushpa_edit

veneer

Short Definition : thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fac{c}ade; V.

Definition
(noun) coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood
Synonyms : veneering

Definition
(noun) an ornamental coating to a building
Synonyms : facing

Definition
(verb) cover with veneer
Example Sentence
  • veneer the furniture to protect it

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for veneer

veneer .. in hindi neer means water .. so ve-neer seems like Be Neer .. Be water .. thin layer like that of water .. hence the meaning
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by wingdeng

surface of PANEER is very VANEER
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by userdce

veneer sounds like elaneer (tender coconut). and inside elaneer there ll be a thin layer of white edible coconut. so veneer = thin layer
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by arulmozhi

Your friend saw your furniture and was awed. He asked "when" it was bought, to which you replied " a year" ago. It looks new because of the "veneer"
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by garrulous

: when VE(we) travel in train, VE(we) get railNEER, which has a thin covering outside to decorate
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by nikhilparasher

veneer:ven(when)+eer(beer).so my mother caught me and asked me when did u drink beer as i could not COVER it before her.
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by gre_10

ve=we + neer (pani=water in hindi),we have coated thin layer of water on wall to test this water proof paint.
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by omganesh

(looking) very new because of outer layer
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by zabed.akbar

sounds like thiner for paint..........which is usually creats a thin layer if used solo
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by zahirsohag23

venerate - vener(hot water in tamil). So will cover hand with a thin layer of cloth for safety
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by sansecretcp

venerable

Short Definition : deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get

Definition
(adj) impressive by reason of age
Example Sentence
  • a venerable sage with white hair and beard

Definition
(adj) profoundly honored
Synonyms : august , revered
Example Sentence
  • revered holy men

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for venerable

venerable==honourable
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by nasri

VANAR(monkeys in the Ramayana ) were ABLE to respect HANUMAN because he was the strongest of them all.
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by userdce

Venerable politicians are vulnerable to attacks because they are savory.
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by amolge

VULNERABLE innocent tigers must be made venerable to protect them
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by nileshdive

its similar to vunerable in the sense that it stands for old which is somewhat vunerable.its opposite to vunerable in the sense that it is respectful as opposite to vuneramle which is generally not respected
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by mit006

when + able >>> when u r an ABLE, people will HONOR U and RESPECT U...
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by RajeshBorkar

venerate - vener(hot water in tamil). Give high respect or else will pour hot
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by sansecretcp

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