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whit

Short Definition : small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of

Definition
(noun) a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whit

'whit' sounds like 'wheat' which is small in size hence tiny.
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by gunjanshah

whit has the same sound as BIT....so, a bit means something small in amount.
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by preetisoni2411

on my WHITe uniform a SMALLEST SPECK OF dirt is also easily detectable..........;)
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by verbal800

whit---sounds like bit or wheat which is very small
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by jai ho

we use hit -> it kills small amount of insects
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by sansecretcp

wheat me chotta sa keedha bhi ni hona chhiyey
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by friendofafriend

whittle

Short Definition : pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim

Definition
(noun) English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
Definition
(verb) cut small bits or pare shavings from
Synonyms : pare
Example Sentence
  • whittle a piece of wood

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whittle

whit = small... whittle is to make things smaller by cutting
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by kmr.akhil

sounds like a verb form of BRITTLE
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by jahnavi89

hittle reminds us of Hitler who cut things into smaller ...also just focus on "hit" part of this...
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by hritupon

whittle == little pieces.
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by grr

Shall WE HIT IT TILL thin pieces come away?
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by pcsjith

whittle = w + hit + little;
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by shaktipada

kathal (jackfruit) has to whittled .... similar sounding
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by asthete01

whittle = little the Wood by cutting it
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by roozbeh33

Whittle sounds like divisible and also has the same meaning.They both mean, to reduce by removing parts.
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by pushpa_edit

"With" + "Hal" -> Imagine dividing something into small pieces with a hal.
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by anujpathania

Sounds like god Vittala(for vishnu in kannada) who is the god of creation (gives shapes)
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by srinathshetty

vittle naam leke woods ko kato..whittle
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by jai ho

wholesome

Short Definition : conducive to mental or physical health; healthful

Definition
(adj) conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
Example Sentence
  • wholesome attitude
  • wholesome appearance
  • wholesome food

Definition
(adj) sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind
Example Sentence
  • exercise develops wholesome appetites
  • a grin on his ugly wholesome face

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wholesome

Whole (complete, full, total) + some (a part of, a little portion)...you can take some parts of the whole.
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by pushpa_edit

whorl

Short Definition : ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers

Definition
(noun) a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
Synonyms : coil , curl , curlicue , gyre , ringlet , roll , scroll

Definition
(noun) a strand or cluster of hair
Synonyms : curl , lock , ringlet

Definition
(noun) a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
Synonyms : coil , helix , spiral , volute
Example Sentence
  • a coil of rope

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whorl

remember 'whi(o)rl'pool..!!!!!
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by Ani

If we pronounce 'whorl' somewhat sounds like 'roll' which means 'coil'.
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by gunjanshah

whorl~gol (round,circular in hindi)
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by khushi5

Whorl sounds similar to twirl...twirl the strings round to form a whorl (coil) of rope.
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by pushpa_edit

whirlpool is a circular arrangement
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by friendofafriend

A 'Whore' having a 'hole' with which she coils in a rod :P
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by shayonbh

whorl pool sounds like whirl pool---round pool
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by jai ho

whorl = who rolled means twisting.
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by shaktipada

wiggle

Short Definition : wriggle; move from side to side with irregular twisting motions

Definition
(noun) the act of wiggling
Synonyms : squirm , wriggle

Definition
(verb) move to and fro
Synonyms : jiggle , joggle
Example Sentence
  • Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wiggle

A wig seller is moving around the market in a snake like fashion shouting "WIG LE" (take a wig in hindi)
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by hritupon

Wiggle is the same as ripple...they both are an irregular motion.
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by pushpa_edit

wiggle - syn:joggle which sounds like jogging means move to and fro.
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by nataraj_mnemonic

wiggle(giggle) when you giggle, u mouth twists from side to side
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by akanksha.sahu

willful

Short Definition : wilful; intentional; headstrong

Definition
(adj) done by design
Synonyms : wilful
Example Sentence
  • the insult was intentional
  • willful disobedience

Definition
(adj) habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for willful

wil+ful... full of will to do something..something intentional (done purposely).
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by preetisoni2411

will full...done with full will..totally intetional
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by jai ho

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