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veracity

Short Definition : truthfulness; adherence to the truth

Definition
(noun) unwillingness to tell lies
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for veracity

veracity and voracity were two cities, people of vora city used to eat too much and people of vera city used to tell truth about their fattiness, which caused differences between two cities (in this way you can remem. both words)
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by everlasting.puneet

U must have the audacity to exhibit veracity!!!audacity means courage...veracity means truthfulness......(2 words at a go)
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by srinpraveen

ver=truth so truthfulness or honesty
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by chaitanya402

VERITASERUM...a potion in harry potter which is used to make ppl tell truth is derived from this word!!!
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by psruthishalini

Veracity and sincerity are both synonyms of the word truthful.
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by pushpa_edit

VERUS is a Latin root for true....
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by nileshdive

veracity rhymes with accuracy ...(sing it)
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by msrn

vera=veer in hindi veer is powerful person) + city, so in vera city every thing is truthful.
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by omganesh

veracity (verify + accuracy) = truthful
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by cmor15

VERAcity...VEERA always tells truthful city :)
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by sansecretcp

verbalize

Short Definition : put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb

Definition
(verb) be verbose
Synonyms : verbalise
Example Sentence
  • This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious

Definition
(verb) express in speech
Synonyms : mouth , speak , talk , utter , verbalise
Example Sentence
  • She talks a lot of nonsense
  • This depressed patient does not verbalize

Definition
(verb) articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
Example Sentence
  • She expressed her anger
  • He uttered a curse

Definition
(verb) convert into a verb
Synonyms : verbalise
Example Sentence
  • many English nouns have become verbalized

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verbalize

verbal-->words hence verabalize is put into words
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by satishvudaru

Verbalize and sermonize sound the same and mean, a speech.
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by pushpa_edit

verbatim

Short Definition : word for word; in the same words; repeating the actual words exactly

Definition
(adj) in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
Synonyms : direct
Example Sentence
  • a direct quotation
  • repeated their dialog verbatim

Definition
(adv) using exactly the same words
Synonyms : word for word
Example Sentence
  • he repeated her remarks verbatim

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verbatim

VERBAL+ IMITATION.......VERBAT+IMitation
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by nileshdive

verbatim = verbat(verbal) + im(important) .... an important talk should be reported word for word .....
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by prashant_616

Verbatim is like immitation...both words signify, to copy.
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by pushpa_edit

verb+atim = hatim, so verd used by hatim was repeated word to word by him.
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by omganesh

verb-at-im - verb at immitation using same words
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by Rajesh9986

verbiage

Short Definition : pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness

Definition
(noun) overabundance of words
Synonyms : verbalism

Definition
(noun) the manner in which something is expressed in words
Example Sentence
  • use concise military verbiage

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verbiage

VERBIAGE IS A GARBAGE OF WORDS.
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by iamkrazee

Can be split into verb + age, usually aged people speak a lot.
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by Goks

verbiage--verb+i+age--a person who is using verbs(words)ten times more of his age.
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by preetisoni2411

verbiage is garbage of verbs(or words) i.e excessive
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by rajatjain14

relate it to VERBOSE
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by nandy85

Verbiage can be phrased and rephrased into smaller words such as verb,age, beige, big, and so on, thereby giving you a choice of words (verbiage).
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by pushpa_edit

verb+iage— VERBusAGE—using lot of verbs(words)
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by nikhilparasher

VERBal+AGE =with age u gain more control on the verbal part and can use a pompous array of words.
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by Fardin

verbose

Short Definition : wordy; N. verbosity

Definition
(adj) using or containing too many words
Synonyms : long-winded , tedious , windy , wordy
Example Sentence
  • long-winded (or windy) speakers
  • verbose and ineffective instructional methods
  • newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
  • proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verbose

VER for verbal BOSE for boss; so you may say that your boss is excessively verbal.
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by mamun_401@yahoo.com

verb + ose ..hence can be related to verbal and hence word
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by rihaan

relate it to "Verbal",as verbally we go for words to convey our msg,so verbose is with lots of words(wordy)
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by saba

verbal overdose:i.e. too many words giving overdose
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by laaptu

break it as verb->words and ose->ooze ..words are ozig out
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by meetnish

verb obesity
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by melstra

overdose of verbs == verbose
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by shbf

verdant

Short Definition : green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows

Definition
(adj) characterized by abundance of verdure
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verdant

Animals with BADA DANT eat greenery.
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by userdce

ver = true verd = green verb = words
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by garrulous

VARDAAN(blessing)...green colour is ablessing...green vegetables,trees,hills....
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by nileshdive

Its a VERDAN to sit on grass, away from this fast,hectic,competitive life ! isnt it?
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by gatz_funky

Verdant (greenery) and exuberant (growing profusely)...the exuberant wild flowers of the verdant rain forest.
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by pushpa_edit

simple here the clue is green ,right??hav you ever imagined or have seen a weird+ant which is green in color??
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by amarendar

'verdant'='verdure'+'ant'; '-ant' means 'full of' so 'verdant' means full of verdure.
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by Born2GRE

verdant - coVER the dent in the bus with green leaves
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by sansecretcp

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