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well-bred

Short Definition : of good upbringing; well-mannered and refined

Definition
(adj) of good upbringing
Synonyms : well-mannered

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for well-bred

Someone who is very WELL in eating BREAD with a fork and knife is obviously well mannered.
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by lebshah

Someone who is getting good(WELL) food(BREAD); is obviously learning good manners.
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by mamun_401@yahoo.com

well means good and bred is past tense of breeding or upbringing.simple
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by pragati_gupta

Well-bred and mannered both refer to etiquette(manners) of a specific kind.
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by pushpa_edit

welt

Short Definition : raised mark from a beating or whipping

Definition
(noun) a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
Synonyms : wale , weal , wheal

Definition
(noun) a raised or strengthened seam
Definition
(verb) beat severely with a whip or rod
Synonyms : flog , lash , lather , slash , strap , trounce , whip
Example Sentence
  • The teacher often flogged the students
  • The children were severely trounced

Definition
(verb) put a welt on
Example Sentence
  • welt the shoes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for welt

sounds like BELT...having been beaten by a belt, he had marks all over his body.
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by userdce

welt = wear + belt , when we wear belt regularly , it makes a "mark" on our heap , like mark from beating or whipping
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by somabrata

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by s.ram

welt sounds like belt...jab belt padti hai toh nishaan ho jaate hain
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by vikas023

welt sounds like belt..if u beat someone with a belt it will make marks on bod =welt
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by jai ho

welter

Short Definition : wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.

Definition
(noun) a confused multitude of things
Definition
(verb) toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way
Example Sentence
  • The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours

Definition
(verb) roll around,
Synonyms : wallow
Example Sentence
  • pigs were wallowing in the mud

Definition
(verb) be immersed in
Example Sentence
  • welter in work

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for welter

I would remember it as 'world tour'. so you are planning for a world tour, but 'confused' as where to start from, because there are quite a lot countries to be covered. Hence 'confused due to multiple things'.
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by gunjanshah

I fell into a WELL of TAR to get drenched and entangled in it.
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by pcsjith

WHEN PRONOUNCED sounds like WET in WATER....SO WHEN you went to visit sunder bans you suddently fell into mud thus you became wet due to muddy water.
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by preetisoni2411

Welter is like helter-skelter. Welter means a state of turmoil, while helter-skelter means, in a disorderly haste...thereby showing a confusion.
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by pushpa_edit

Split it up into WET(WEL)+WATER(TER).So, yu lie soaked in water with a confused look on yur face as wat to do next?
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by kulks

well - jalian waala bagh ~ 1. turmoil 2. people soaked in blood
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by friendofafriend

welter sounds like wilderness. The wilderness produces a welter of paths. When you get lost in the wilderness, you would welter about, wandering which one of the paths to go.
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by lollipop

When a WELTERweight boxer gets punched in the head, he becomes confused.
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by dshefman

During World Tour where to take SHELTER...its confusing due to multiple hotels..Hence it WELTERS choosing SHELTER during WORLd TOur...
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by bugmenot

the well+water(welter) is drinkable or not confused and it look like rolled with mud
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by sansecretcp

welter = wel + ter read in hindi . wel mai ter means kue mai tair .. swimming kar . agar aisa koi aapko kahe tohu ll confuse wot he was saying .. he is mad .
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by arun aroraaaaa

When you go to a hotel and shout " Waiter" there is a turmoil amongst the waiter. They get confused about who has been called and hence a confused multitude of things start to happen. Syn : bewildered
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by saketagrawal123

WELL (Wel) THERE(Ter) are many restaurants here that serve good food
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by perumalgandhi

pigs welter in mud as they dont have shelter.
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by jai ho

WALTER VETRIVEL- the confused chaotic satyaraj movie
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by biotechlover

wheedle

Short Definition : deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her

Definition
(verb) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
Synonyms : blarney , cajole , coax , inveigle , palaver , sweet-talk
Example Sentence
  • He palavered her into going along

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wheedle

wheedle think of WEED they are drugs that deceive young people to take it-sounds like someones saying weed le .. which means take weed
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by gurugre

wheedle- consider weed..weeds r plants dat grow unnecssarly btw da good plants..we can;t find dem by just cin..dey decieve us..
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by angel

wheedle..wheed(SOUNDS LIKE NEED)...when we NEED something very urgently we try to obtain it in whatever way possible, be it by flattery or deception.
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by preetisoni2411

wheel+idle ... sit idle in a wheel chair and persuade others to do your work
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by pradipta863das88

wheed--> weep to fulfill the need
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by tashika.nutty

usne needle mangi thi..i decieved him and gave weedle.
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by jai ho

weds wit the rich girl by wheedle
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by shaktipada

whelp

Short Definition : young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.

Definition
(noun) young of any of various canines such as a dog or wolf
Synonyms : pup

Definition
(verb) birth
Synonyms : pup
Example Sentence
  • the dog whelped

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whelp

its w+ help = as hutch dog is for help . whelp is a young dog
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by gopikrish2000

w+help... say a little pup needs HELP from its mother because it is still very young.
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by preetisoni2411

"whelp" "Whelp".. sounds like a bark from a young dog
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by prasad.sharath

help needed seeing big animal, whelp -> we help them when young animal.
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by sansecretcp

whet

Short Definition : sharpen; stimulate; Ex. whet someone's appetite

Definition
(verb) make keen or more acute
Synonyms : quicken
Example Sentence
  • whet my appetite

Definition
(verb) sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whet

sounds like WET, when you see a wet girl,you get stimulated
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by nileshdive

whet - tamil - வெட்டு, means to cut...it s sharpened wen cut (pencil)
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by the suspect

Whet sounds like wet. So, before using the whetstone to sharpen your knife, you have to wet it a little.
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by Administrator

sounds lik VEET:- veet stimulates hair cells to grow another is on seeing a veet gal (katrina) u get stimulated
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by shri

compare it with "wheat". Mom's persuades her child to have "wheat" that will make him more "whet/acute, sharp"
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by jinnie

wet ur clothes before washing them to stimulate washing dirt.
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by userdce

once your senses have been WHET, you no longer have to say, "What?"
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by tivoli25

When she fell asleep, she WET, washed her face to sharpen her senses
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by itspossible

whet-wet girl stimulates
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by jai ho

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