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Short Definition :

(noun) the act of calling down a curse that invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)
Synonyms : imprecation
Example Sentence
  • he suffered the imprecations of the mob

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for malediction

MALEDICTION=MAL+DICTION. MAL means 'evil or ill' and DICTUM is 'saying'. So to say something evil is to CURSE.
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by imajeeth

male+(edict..sounds simillar to addict)....and imagine a situation where there is only one male in family who earns and if he becomes addicted to all bad habits like gambling,robbery,and alcoholism......he is curse on the family and society
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by preetisoni2411

Slang :: To see sheMALE(Chakka's) DICK(penis) is a CURSE for many of us.
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by rohan_1985

living in a male dominated country is like a curse
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by anchu.khanna

male+dictionary has curses is in it. similarly, 1) malefactor=male has criminal factor in him 2) malevolent=male is voilent(evil) sry!It was just to remember
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by kan

mal(bad)+ediction(addiction)...hence any bad addiction is a CURSE by god..or some1
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by aniketh21090

MAL means evil & DICTION means to speak, thus evil speak = MALEDICTION
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by Jackery

Opposite of BENEDICTION (i.e blessing) this MALEDICTION is curse.
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by KSahoo

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by varmakarthik9


Short Definition :

(noun) wrongful conduct by a public official
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for malfeasance

Sounds like MAL FEES ANCE What do we mean by it if we say MAL FEES?? Certainly its a bribe. So Malfeasance means officials indulged in taking bribes, a misconduct.
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by r4nj33t

feasance=performance of an act (or feasibility=possible) mal = bad so, overall meaning is "wrong doing" or "possibly wrong"
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by Thisisnotme

malfeasance = male+ feast. i.e in the FEAST OF MAN ONLY,they will surely do SOMETHING WRONG.
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by deepakranamech


Short Definition :

(noun) someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
Synonyms : shammer , skulker

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for malingerer

Ma linger= child lingering around her mom to avoid going to school.
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by amit251285

Malinga feigned illness to avoid bowling to Tendulkar
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by Malinga

mali+inger(sounds like injure)(p.s MY MALI IS INDER :)))))), mali got injured yesterday while working... so today he is feigning illness and refused to come
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by preetisoni2411

'linger' is to hang around, 'malinger' is to skulk and hang around, and 'malingerer' is one who skulks and hangs around.
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by rakesh2485

Players like M.Vijay would rather fake illness than face players like MALINGA
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by friendofafriend

this-tent. This is my tent. It swelled because of the hot steam from the cook inside
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by alios

linger is to hang around, lingerer is someone that hangs around, malingerer is someone that doesn't like to hang around at work
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by usairforce1985

mal ( disease ) + loiter (wander aimlessly) ... that is you are running away from your duty
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Short Definition :

(noun) shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
Synonyms : cuff , handcuff , handlock

(verb) confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs
Synonyms : cuff , handcuff
Example Sentence
  • The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for manacle

manacle sounds like ankle or shackle , so my ankle got trapped therefore restrained from doing something.
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sounds like my uncle.. he was a prisoner, who was manacled (handcuffed)
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by jahnavi89

man + nacle = a man was selling nacle(fake) goods. so police has given him the CUFF.
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by deepakranamech

manacle as noun mean Hathkadi(police walli) ... so hathkadi pahne ke baad i am restrain frm doing anything
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by anshul011235

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by dshefman

man(=hand) + obstACLE = manacle, so..we are restrained if our hands are not free...
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by Thisisnotme

Manicure- ladies have it to keep their hands beautiful. Manacle is to tie the hands together.
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by hithisisdhara


Short Definition :

(verb) free from slavery or servitude
Synonyms : emancipate

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for manumit

MAN-U-MIGHT-GO and be free! (In Jessica Lal's case, Manu was the culprit)
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by Marise

manumit ~ man + u + mit (might); man you might go; hence free from slavery
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by keyurpatel87

manumit=manu+mit Manu (a boy) reach MIT and now he is free from all bondage
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by shubhendravyas51

man + omitted
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by arbitrary.contrivance

basicaly it is taken from Latin manumittere,manumit when divide it forms... manus (means..hand (any work is generally done by hand)+ mittere let go, send send somebody without working for u..leting somebody to go without working anythi
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by preetisoni2411

manumit=man u mit ie man and u are now mit [(mitra),friends]
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by ranjan_thinker

Imagine you are cindrella ... and "The man you meet" (The man ~ prince, ur future boy friend) is going to free you from da clutches of your evil aunt
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by khushi5

manumit...sounds like (in hindi..MANMIT..WIFE GENERALLY)..and imagine a HUSBAND WHO TREATED HIS WIFE like a slave...SO TODAY HE IS letting her to go, and do what she wants to do...
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by preetisoni2411 u quit i.e. free from bondage
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by er.amit.1jan

MANU +MIT = the fottball player playing for MANU got a chance to get admitted at MIT.SO for that MIT ADMINISTRATOR FREED THE PLAYER FROM ALL BONDS OF MANU.
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by deepakranamech

manumit = man + u + might; man you might go.
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by shaktipada

Man + emit
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by FBK


Short Definition :

(noun) someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
Synonyms : disciplinarian , moralist

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for martinet

spelling is very similar to martial - so a martinet is martial belligerent
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by amit251285

martinet == mar(hit)+ tin (3)+ et (hat), so mar tin hat if you talk again.
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by nasri

martinet could rhyme with matron.. whose job is also to keep discipline..
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by muffisoni

Ever since Martin joined the army, he's bcome a strict disciplinarian, a Martinet.
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by pcsjith

martin was a naughty boy one got stuck in net and became disciplined. Now all villagers call that net of discipline as martinet
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by vicky0812

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by vicky0812

sounds like marionette, as in puppets - martinets expect their followers to be disciplined and follow as easy as puppets
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by Marise

You catch a tiny green man with your MARTIAN-NET he then points his mind-control ray-gun at you and commands, in explicit detail, that you to take him to your leader . . which of course you do but your boss is a micro-manager too.
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by logintel

suppose your sport teacher who is very strict said u "if you will not be strict and net me tumhe marunga(means punish)."
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by gdabli

in a MART all the things are placed in strict that things can be easily picked up
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by simranjeet

Martinat is smeone who always insists to go/follow according to the rules.. other wise MARTHI(beat in hindi) NAITHO (orelse)..
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by sainareen

martinet:(martin luther king) martin luther king was such a strict person, who demands the people of his kingdom to follow the rules strictly in a discipline manner.
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by NarenSuri

martinee drink is used for slimming up the figure... so one who is very disciplined about her figure, dringks lots of martinee drink, though it may be harmful to health...
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by RajeshBorkar

mom wraning her child that "marti agar thu net use karetho"
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