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warrant

Short Definition : justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee

Definition
(noun) a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
Definition
(noun) a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price
Example Sentence
  • as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities

Definition
(noun) formal and explicit approval
Example Sentence
  • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

Definition
(noun) a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
Synonyms : guarantee , warrantee , warranty

Definition
(verb) show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for
Synonyms : justify
Example Sentence
  • The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns
  • The end justifies the means

Definition
(verb) stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of
Synonyms : guarantee
Example Sentence
  • The dealer warrants all the cars he sells
  • I warrant this information

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for warrant

we say a WARRANT is issued against him, so a warrant is to JUSTIFY that he is liable to be taken into custody
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by nikhilparasher

Warrant your reasons before declaring WAR against ANT
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by tanvirmclv

Warrant and errant sound the same. A warrant stands for a document giving legal authorisation for an action. Errant refers to a wayward person. So, you can say...the warrant is for the errant boys.
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by pushpa_edit

warranty

Short Definition : guarantee; assurance by seller

Definition
(noun) a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
Synonyms : guarantee , warrant , warrantee

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for warranty

Warranty and guarantee sound and mean the same, as they both stand for a promise of replacement or repair.
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by pushpa_edit

warren

Short Definition : tunnels in which rabbits live; overcrowded living area; crowded conditions in which people live

Definition
(noun) United States writer and poet (1905-1989)
Synonyms : robert penn warren

Definition
(noun) United States jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1891-1974)
Synonyms : earl warren

Definition
(noun) a series of connected underground tunnels occupied by rabbits
Synonyms : rabbit warren

Definition
(noun) an overcrowded residential area
Synonyms : rabbit warren

Definition
(noun) a colony of rabbits
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for warren

barren-- nobody lives in barren lands.. warren(habitat for rabbits), is the opposite of barren, and can be described as a populous region because rabbits live in multitudes.
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by missionabhijeet

During WAR people RUN to refugee camps that are overcrowded living areas.
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by pcsjith

WARREN BUFFET...the world's richest person.....when he goes anywhere,the place becomes densely populated
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by nileshdive

WAR+ren(rain)--during AR and heavy RAIN time ..people choose to move to safer places and thus overcrowed the living area.
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by preetisoni2411

Warren buffet deals with stock market where its always crowded
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by s.c.harish

barren lands--no body stays der. warren lan --people fight to stay der (war) and so its crowded
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by jai ho

[Warren], split as: either WAR or RAIN, 'throng of people' is moved to a secured place.
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by gunjanshah

you should know Estella Warren, (if you dont, google it) she resembles much to Rabbits! especially in playboy outfits
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by roozbeh33

wary

Short Definition : very cautious; watchful

Definition
(adj) marked by keen caution and watchful prudence
Example Sentence
  • they were wary in their movements
  • a wary glance at the black clouds
  • taught to be wary of strangers

Definition
(adj) openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wary

Wary and worry sound the same... you become wary (cautious) if you have too many worries in life.
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by pushpa_edit

WAtch out caRyfullY = WARY
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by mamun_401@yahoo.com

WARY = WAR+ARmY - in case of WAR ARmY has to be on alert.
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by grr

wary = chary
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by friendofafriend

be WARY = BEWARE = cautious (think of WARY as BEWARE, meaning CAUTIOUS)
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by sap

Don't worry too much, just be a little wary when you go into the street.
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by mohit.iiita

wastrel

Short Definition : waster; profligate

Definition
(noun) someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently
Synonyms : waster

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wastrel

A wastrel is a person who wastes money on self-indulgence, is a profligate.
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by imajeeth

WASTE+Re ( RUPEE )
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by gatz_funky

wast(waste)+rel(rail)...so a person who is throwing waste materials in a rail.
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by preetisoni2411

wastrel: divide it into 2 parts,WASTE+REL ,so that it will imply that,the employs of RELiance has WASTEd all the capitals of the firm.It means that the employs of the RELiance are PROFLIGATE.
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by deepakranamech

waste reliance...wastrel....he was wasting money as he had got job in reliance
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by jai ho

Wastrel = waste + rel (relatives); waste relative means relatives are going to scattered or dissipated.
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by shaktipada

wastrel is one who is going to waste in rail.
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by shaktipada

waste relations,A wasteful or good-for-nothing person. -wastrel
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by sansecretcp

waver

Short Definition : move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing

Definition
(noun) someone who communicates by waving
Definition
(noun) the act of pausing uncertainly
Synonyms : falter , faltering , hesitation
Example Sentence
  • there was a hesitation in his speech

Definition
(noun) the act of moving back and forth
Synonyms : flicker , flutter

Definition
(verb) pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
Synonyms : hesitate , waffle
Example Sentence
  • Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures

Definition
(verb) be unsure or weak
Synonyms : falter
Example Sentence
  • Their enthusiasm is faltering

Definition
(verb) move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
Synonyms : falter

Definition
(verb) move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
Synonyms : fluctuate , vacillate
Example Sentence
  • the line on the monitor vacillated

Definition
(verb) move back and forth very rapidly
Synonyms : flicker , flitter , flutter , quiver
Example Sentence
  • the candle flickered

Definition
(verb) sway to and fro
Synonyms : weave

Definition
(verb) give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
Synonyms : quaver

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for waver

Like a sea WAVE going UP and DOWN in taking decision.
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by pcsjith

Wave… Waver person waves to take a tough decision.
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by bhardwajrk

Waver and quiver... waver is to become unsteady and quiver is to shake or vibrate. They both refer to a state of unsteadiness.
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by pushpa_edit

waver---wave r...fluctuate
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by jai ho

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