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wade

Short Definition : walk through a substance, such as water, that impedes movement

Definition
(noun) English tennis player who won many women's singles titles (born in 1945)
Synonyms : virginia wade

Definition
(verb) walk (through relatively shallow water)
Example Sentence
  • Can we wade across the river to the other side?
  • Wade the pond

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wade

Remember "invade" - which means to enter a kingdom. It has "wade" in it.
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by garrulous

WADE for WAlk through impeDEs
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by mamun_401@yahoo.com

[Hindi] bahut bade bade WADE kiye the ki judo sikhne ke baad ye karunga, wo karunga, PAANI PE CHALKE DIKAHUNGA..but alas
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by hritupon

jesus christ invaded the kingdom by wading through the sea with his diciples
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by meduriswetha

Try to link with fade. Fade means to gradually lose freshness or vigour, whereas wade means to progress laboriously. In both, there is loss of vitality.
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by vijaychauhan55

wade~sounds like weight and second part ad(vance) mean~ weight advance
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by Tural

This would be easy if u know Dwyane wade(NBA miami heat's Defensive player )......NoBody can wade(walk through a substance ) across wade...coz he impedes ur movement
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by himesh0107

hum WADE karte hai ki WAter cross karDEnge and "batata-WADE" khayange
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by jai ho

walking in water, slowly
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by ceiga

wadyat khup chikhal zalay
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by swap.kamble

Wading through a water will make wave.
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by eric0109

waffle

Short Definition : speak equivocally about an issue; N.

Definition
(noun) pancake batter baked in a waffle iron
Definition
(verb) pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
Synonyms : hesitate , waver
Example Sentence
  • Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for waffle

Rhymes with "baffle" which means confused. Waffle also means something similar.
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by garrulous

waf+fle..waf(wife)+ffle(eiffel tower...so ur plan of visit eiffle tower with ur wife is uncertain, as u hv lot of work to at office......so ur not decided as wat to do...and holding ur plan.....in uncertainity..
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by preetisoni2411

a dog barks like : WAFF WAFF WAFF ... repeating the same.. when human repeat same words in their speech .. implies that he/she is hesitant doubtful and unclear
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by swetha05

waffle.... think of waffer...we often hesitate to give waffers to anyone!!
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by bhartimalik

ruffle lays khaate huay
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by friendofafriend

wayaphat badabad
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by swap.kamble

boss to employee:please dont tell anyone exact figures .just waffle..(wafwadar rehke keep some info hidden).
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by jai ho

waf+fle..waf(wife)+ffle(eiffel tower...so ur plan of visit eiffle tower with ur wife is uncertain, as u hv lot of work to at office......so ur not decided as wat to do...and holding ur plan.....in uncertainity..
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by preetisoni2411

waffle...are cook in waffle iron..which give this cake ahoney comb shaped structure...becoz of the two metal plates...whic are equal in size... the plates shd be of equal size otherwise u wont get a honey comb structure..like the size of the metal pl
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by preetisoni2411

waffle...are cook in waffle iron..which give this cake ahoney comb shaped structure...becoz of the two metal plates...whic are equal in size... the plates shd be of equal size otherwise u wont get a honey comb structure..like the size of the metal pl
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by preetisoni2411

Waffle is somewhat similar to stifle or even muffle, in the sense that they mean, to supress or hold back.
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by editor1

Babble due to waffle... ie is due to uncertainity
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by deeplight

WAFFLE = water fall; water fall is always vacillating.
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by shaktipada

waffle = va + full, talking aimlessly but not made up his mind
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by biotechlover

waft

Short Definition : move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window

Definition
(noun) a long flag; often tapering
Synonyms : pennant , pennon , streamer

Definition
(verb) be driven or carried along, as by the air
Example Sentence
  • Sounds wafted into the room

Definition
(verb) blow gently
Example Sentence
  • A breeze wafted through the door

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for waft

waft=wa+ft===> i.e. FLoating on WAter. i.e. driven slowly by waves.
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by ravigre

For "leave", past tense is "left". For "wave", the past tense is "waft".
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by garrulous

waft == raft--raft floats/moves in water and
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by grr

to row a boat we use a RAFT it rhymes vth WAFT ... remebr a rhym .. " row row row your boat gntly down the stream ....
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by swetha05

sounds like "raft", which is used for travelling on water. It gently sails through the sea waves...drifting in the breeze.
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by kvsharat

waft sound similar to waf(steam) in marathi......remebr it as steam boat......
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by rahulbest

waft=water float waf-t=in steam waft=WAfer 1 FT above ground level in air
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by jai ho

WAFT = water ft; How much water flow into the tank; i.e flowing.
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by shaktipada

wag

Short Definition : shake repeatedly from side to side; Ex. The dog wagged its tail; N: humorous person; wit

Definition
(noun) a witty amusing person who makes jokes
Synonyms : card , wit

Definition
(noun) causing to move repeatedly from side to side
Synonyms : shake , waggle

Definition
(verb) move from side to side
Synonyms : waggle
Example Sentence
  • The happy dog wagged his tail

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wag

wag relate it to "bag" ....some people move bags while walking.....
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by santhy

wag can be divide two part wag~ wavy bag ~same for any other thing
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by Tural

when u rag u make ur juniors as wags
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by bharatinuguri

To wag is to make jokes about old hags.
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by Marise

wag=tiger aare tiger puch hila raha hai :P
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by jai ho

Tag could be used with wag, as in...The stray dog tagged along with us wagging its excited tail.
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by editor1

wag...link it with bag,visualise abt a stylish gl wagginh her bag while walking
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by meduriswetha

Remember the movie "Wag the Dog", the dog always wags its tail..
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by sohancool

wage

Short Definition : begin and continue (a war)

Definition
(noun) something that remunerates
Synonyms : earnings , pay , remuneration , salary
Example Sentence
  • wages were paid by check
  • he wasted his pay on drink
  • they saved a quarter of all their earnings

Definition
(verb) carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
Synonyms : engage
Example Sentence
  • Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wage

WAGE is given to person and he is told to continue with war.paise leke zagda chalu rakho.
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by jai ho

seperate wage into parts ~ wa(lk) & go ~ means start and continue to going
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by Tural

when somebody gets wage for his word than only he/she continues his work
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by sushiladhikari

Wage sounds similar to salvage. While wage, (apart from payment) means to engage in war, salvage means to rescue from loss or destruction.
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by editor1

waggish

Short Definition : humorous; mischievous; tricky

Definition
(adj) witty or joking
Example Sentence
  • Muskrat Castle as the house has been facetiously named by some waggish officer

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for waggish

Waggish, or say we just take wag out of it and compare it with gag, what we get, is 'joke'... a witty joke.
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by pushpa_edit

Waggish rhymes with GAG-GISH one who perform lots of GAGS he is MISCHIEVIOUS..remember JUST FOR LAUGH GAGS
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by lebshah

Waggish--मजाक करके भागिस (= मजाक करके भाग गया )
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by yogendra.rai.UJJAIN

A dog always WAG(GISH) his tail. Dog is Mischiveous and tricky.
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by demondivyesh

Remember the character "SHAGGY" in Scooby Doo? He is the comedian of the show who always passes funny and witty comments and acts like a joker. Waggish sounds similar to Shaggy.
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by arulmozhi

waggish sounds like rag+sh.... so while ragging they stopped by saying shhh!! by seeing their lectures .they r so tricky here
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by meduriswetha

waggish...wag+ish....wag..chatter..or talk....being witty or joking.
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by preetisoni2411

wag-gish- mischievous dog wags his tail and acts like wag(tiger).this is funny.
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by jai ho

nowadays,there is so much rubbish,therefore we need some TRICKS to despose them
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by deepakranamech

Waggish = Gaggish = Gag = JOke
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by biotechlover

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