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dart

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
Definition
(noun) a tapered tuck made in dressmaking
Definition
(noun) a sudden quick movement
Synonyms : flit

Definition
(verb) move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
Synonyms : fleet , flit , flutter
Example Sentence
  • The hummingbird flitted among the branches

Definition
(verb) run or move very quickly or hastily
Synonyms : dash , flash , scoot , scud , shoot
Example Sentence
  • She dashed into the yard

Definition
(verb) move with sudden speed
Example Sentence
  • His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dart

remember the game of darts where you throw the pointed needle-like darts quickly towards the board?
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by it's_me

Remember 'Blue dart' filght services? known for its fast service of goods
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by Adithya.R.Kumar

i think we all lnow BLUE DART company.which is a courier company ..it might help you.
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by sumi12344

dart ~ d + art; distance + art; art of reducing distance - to run or move quickly.
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by editor1

throwing knife on persons head is a Danger+ART
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by sansecretcp

daub

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) material used to daub walls
Definition
(noun) a blemish made by dirt
Synonyms : blot , slur , smear , smirch , smudge , spot
Example Sentence
  • he had a smudge on his cheek

Definition
(noun) an unskillful painting
Definition
(verb) coat with plaster
Synonyms : plaster
Example Sentence
  • daub the wall

Definition
(verb) apply to a surface
Example Sentence
  • daub paint onto the wall

Definition
(verb) cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it
Synonyms : smear
Example Sentence
  • smear the wall with paint
  • daub the ceiling with plaster

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for daub

from DAUB, if you can remember DOBBY from the Harry Potter movies: he was always shabby and dirty, as if COVERED WITH MUD or SMEARED WITH PAINT
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by nikhilthewanderer

daub- this word resembles the word dhobi..person who cleans "daubed" clothes.
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by sriharisharma

daag ache hai... or daub ache hai....
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by vishal41

Dubbed movies are lame, not very artistic, daub is artless painting.
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by fanatic

dry+hub->a house covers with straw clay or mud
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by sansecretcp

daunt

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) cause to lose courage
Example Sentence
  • dashed by the refusal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for daunt

daunt = haunt = if you are frightened you will be discouraged to go into the haunted house.
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by atishceramics

this mnemonic is in hindi....daunt..sounds simillar to "daant"(scolding) aur jab bhi daant padti hai we easily get disheartened and frightened.
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by preetisoni2411

daunt sounds like DON'T,means som1 discouraging u
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by neerajyadav3

DAUNT sounds like "taunt".... When anyone taunts u u get dishartened
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by ankushbarad89

sounds like DAAT(to scold in hindi)....when you scold children frequently(DAAT), they become discouraged......
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by nileshdive

Daunt=aunt means ladies always frighten about their work mostly that what they are doing
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by pavanrises

determination haunt;due to frightening by haunting determination is decreased or lessened
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by laaptu

danger+aunt->frighten, dishearten,dicourage
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by sansecretcp

daunt ~ D (dog) + AUNT; My aunt was daunted by the dog in front of our house.
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by editor1

DAUNT = d + aunt; The aunt y always discourage about success.
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by shaktipada

dawdle

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) take one's time; proceed slowly
Synonyms : linger

Definition
(verb) waste time
Synonyms : dally
Example Sentence
  • Get busy--don't dally!

Definition
(verb) hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
Synonyms : fall back , fall behind , lag

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dawdle

somewhat similar to idle
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by ajkeee

do dull ladke dawdle kar rahe hain.
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by studyabroad.us

In yahoo msngr,theres an environment called doodle which is meant for wasting time in yahoo and doodle is also a synonym of dawdle.
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by harsha999

PAIDAL(walk on foot)..some guys are walking PAIDAL in order to DAWDLE.
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by userdce

dawdle - similar to "Doodle" .. we can recollect "yankee doodle went to town riding on a ..." i.e loitering around, hand around .."stuck a feather in his hat and called it macaroni .." wasting time around .. doing silly stuff
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by khushi5

if u know what DOODLE is: it means drawing lines or something irrelevant while talking on phone or while sitting idle...so DODDLE which sounds like DAWDLE id wasting time
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by mohit26041988

slowly dawdle(daw -> sighting in tamil) girls. Loiter, wasting time.
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by sansecretcp

dearth

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) an acute insufficiency
Synonyms : famine , shortage

Definition
(noun) an insufficient quantity or number
Synonyms : paucity

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dearth

earth is big. de-earth.....(read as dearth) means small...small in quantity..or scarcity
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by Digvijay

dearth sounds like death. high death rate can result in scarcity of man-power
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by darshit

Dearth - deers + earth. Deers in earth are getting insufficient in number
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by GOD

earth is full of things, dearth means lacking of things
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by nikhilparasher

dearth = death + r (reason) reason for death is scarcity(of food, shelter,health) thus dearth is scarcity
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by fabregas

De-Earth means to dig...because of scarcity of water we started digging.....
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by nileshdive

earth is full of things, dearth means lacking of things
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by nikhilparasher

due to shortage of resources man started de-earthing(digging and looking under earth) for them...
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by RajeshBorkar

For want of food, they were starving and tried eating DIRT.
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by Jackery

death is a result of dearth (scarcity of food)
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by shm2008

dead+earth food,water all are scarcity.
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by sansecretcp

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by nileshdive

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by nileshdive

DEARTH = dead + earth; dead earth is always insufficient in quantity.
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by shaktipada

dearth leads to death!
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by shbf

dear+th ->dear ones are there far away scarcity to find such one
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by sansecretcp

debacle

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a sudden and violent collapse
Synonyms : fiasco

Definition
(noun) flooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer
Definition
(noun) a sound defeat
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debacle

belt..having bacle ..if we (de)remove bucle from belt,the pant will fall.. then comes the complete disaster
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by preetisoni2411

De-BUCKLE (BELT) ... As in Belt's buckle got removed on stage.. which was a complete disaster.
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by siddharth4484

debacle sounds like the battle..any battle brings the sudden and violent collapses of people and wealth.
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by preetisoni2411

DEBACLE OPPOSITE OF MIRACLE
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by regalia201

'Debacle' is very close to 'Buckle'. Columns of a building collapse due to buckling.
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by rizvi

debacle- split it as de + bac + le --> to take step backward in career==>downfall .. hope its clear :)
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by nandaa

de+bacle= the battle in the movie 300 was a violent breakdown for xersis
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by siriya.shekhar

Dibbe (train ke) accident me ghir gaye. That means disaster.
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by HimanshuJainshweta

debacle sounds like OBSTACLE..which can cause complete disaster
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by gauravdin

DEBACLE= deb + ac + le; when deb comes he always takes the ac room it is digester for us in summer.
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by shaktipada

Buckle "fell down".
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by vineethyoung

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