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babble

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
Synonyms : babbling , lallation

Definition
(verb) utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way
Example Sentence
  • The old man is only babbling--don't pay attention

Definition
(verb) to talk foolishly
Synonyms : blather , blether , blither , smatter
Example Sentence
  • The two women babbled and crooned at the baby

Definition
(verb) flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
Synonyms : bubble , burble , guggle , gurgle , ripple
Example Sentence
  • babbling brooks

Definition
(verb) divulge confidential information or secrets
Example Sentence
  • Be careful--his secretary talks

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for babble

babble = bab - ble bla bla bla ( ble) which means to chatter foolishly
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by kruthika

babble sounds like blabber(Speak (about unimportant matters)).so bla bla bla
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by moorthy_ragha

imagine a babby in bathtub playing with bubbles and saying Bla Bla Blabble....
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by pankajgoyal

babble ~ ba bb bl; just imagine a baby saying Ba ba ba ba .. (making meaningless sounds)
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by sandeep_fg

BE BOL
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by survivor007007

babble = babe always do bla bla mean womens are talking continuously
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by manglamaur

Sounds like mother asking his boy baba bol(talk) then the little boy spelling the words which are confusing to understand.
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by shaktipada

baffle

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy
Synonyms : baffle board

Definition
(verb) be a mystery or bewildering to
Example Sentence
  • This beats me!
  • Got me--I don't know the answer!
  • a vexing problem
  • This question really stuck me

Definition
(verb) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
Synonyms : bilk , cross , foil , frustrate , queer , scotch , spoil , thwart
Example Sentence
  • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
  • foil your opponent

Definition
(verb) check the emission of (sound)
Synonyms : regulate

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for baffle

baffal=bad+fal(hindi)fruit...a bad fruit frustates u
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by abhi_nagpurkar

baffle sounds like buffalo and a wild buffalo can really frustrate you with his crazy actions.
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by abhims2

baffle sounds like be + fool. Everybody knows that a fool is always confused and frusturated while trying to understand / do something new.
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by passion2win

Baffle = frustrate = bewilder. Now u can imagine about a Buffalo getting wild...
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by shootdemup!

when you eat baffla(e) ,you overeat & get frustrated on the cook afterwards, who made you eat so much.
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by sonalrulzzzz

Buffalo on the road baffled me.
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by rawaldelhi@gmail.com

baffle sounds like battle so we get frusteted during battle time.....
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by sai spandana

similar to BEFUDDLE
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by vocabIsFun

BAFFLE sounds like ba ba fool i.e father confused.
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by shaktipada

baffle- just assume that zyada baafle(dal-bafle) khane se frustration hota hai :P
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by nishant19

banal

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
Example Sentence
  • bromidic sermons
  • his remarks were trite and commonplace
  • hackneyed phrases
  • a stock answer
  • repeating threadbare jokes
  • parroting some timeworn axiom
  • the trite metaphor `hard as nails'

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for banal

abey nal to roz hi kholte hain...
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by 1.6k

SPLIT INTO ba-nal ba-BAR - COMMONPLACE FOR MEN TO MEET & NAL(HINDI - TAP) - COMMON PLACE FOR WOMEN TO MEET.
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by viren

'ban + al' --> 'ban all' those directors whose movies are 'banal' (the same old story lines are repeated ; (another meaning) dull and unoriginal(dubbed))
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by bookworm

Divide it like -- ban + al(ban all people); you ban all those people from your group, if they are repeating the same activity again and again.
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by Administrator

When u r in severe depression u will lock urself in ur room BANNING ALL people for a while as u need some privacy
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by BNS

Banal = I would like to BAN-ALL banal words because they are dull and overused.
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by avarx

banal sounds like GUNAL(a tamil movie actor).So his death has been shown on TV for many days(repeated too often).
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by moorthy_ragha

banal => bakwaas(hindi) not always, means being a waste as it's overrepeated.
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by vocabIsFun

banal: beh nal. behta hua nal is a vey munadane affair
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by aroraraman309

ca be taken as a short from for Boring And Not originAL....
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by SDV

bantering

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) cleverly amusing in tone
Synonyms : facetious , tongue-in-cheek
Example Sentence
  • a bantering tone
  • facetious remarks
  • tongue-in-cheek advice

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bantering

Bantering -- bante + ring; bante - remember Banta Singh -- we read so many silly jokes on him. we can figure out Banta Singh as a funny person or a person who always does joking talks.
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by dimplegirl_p

bantering=ban+tearing i.e ban tears and to ban tears we crack jokes and do joyful talks.
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by jimmysukhwani

you can percieve it like banta(e)-(r)sing...which is good natured ridiculing..!!
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by sonalrulzzzz

bNATERING SOUNDS LIKE CATERING,CANTEEMN WHERE WE DO JOYFUL TALKS
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by itskhush.gupta

Remember this as santa-banta jokes i.e., we crack jokes on them and hence the meaning.
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by srikanthkomirshetty

remember chntu bantu talks in movie style
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by swap.kamble

baroque

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe
Definition
(noun) elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
Synonyms : baroqueness

Definition
(adj) having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation
Example Sentence
  • the building...frantically baroque

Definition
(adj) of or relating to or characteristic of the elaborately ornamented style of architecture, art, and music popular in Europe between 1600 and 1750
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for baroque

BAROQUE Obama....when we think of him, we see white house which is highly ornamental and extravagent in style....
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by nileshdive

remove the burkah....... and u see the most beautiful women.
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by kmr.akhil

baroque sounds like bareekee ka kaam on shawl.
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by userdce

We can remember it by reminding the last letters "...que" which we read in letter "A". >> Arabesque: which is a complex ornament. So, Baroque: highly ornate.
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by shootdemup!

Its pronunciation is 'buh-rokh' almost same as of broke > he got "broke" buying expensive ornaments for house
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by kamil.king

Baroque--Bar + oque (opaque)-- The "dance bar" was highly ornamented with the "opaque" glass.
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by smartankit_27

BAROQUE- think of SHAHRUKH(pronounciation nearly the same). srk always overdoes the emotions(baada chaada kar dikha tha hai). so he is elaborate in his expression on emotions. i.e elaborate, flamboyant etc.
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by rejaulmeister

In Disney's Beauty and the Beast Cogsworth gives a tour of the BAROQUE castle and jokes, "If it isn't BAROQUE, don't fix it."
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by dshefman

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by vineethyoung

Bou(Bride in bengali and the bride always wears jeweleries in Bangladesh) rocks
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by shadip

bask

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
Synonyms : enjoy , relish , savor , savour
Example Sentence
  • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

Definition
(verb) be exposed
Example Sentence
  • The seals were basking in the sun

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bask

Baskin N Robbin's Ice Cream, Remember? Costly one; We really enjoy going there and having ice creams.
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by soumen

Basketball player Michel Jordan lives luxury life.
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by shadip

bask--look for word bask in basketball--Playing BASKetball gives pleasure as well as warmth to the body.
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by smartankit_27

Bask reminds bath :) You can bath in the sun, water, love, etc.
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by cheesefries

remember US's basking ridge.. where people live luxurious life
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by swap.kamble

bask is similar to BASS(a deep musical sound)and you receive please from BASS.
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by vocabIsFun

BASS is going to increase after task.
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by shaktipada

Hound of BASKAR vills; baskar vills was a luxurios place
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by divine_sword

Bask
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by candylove

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