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Short Definition :

(noun) a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
Synonyms : morass , quag , quagmire , slack

(noun) deep soft mud in water or slush
Synonyms : slop
Example Sentence
  • they waded through the slop

(noun) a difficulty or embarrassment that is hard to extricate yourself from
Example Sentence
  • the country is still trying to climb out of the mire left by its previous president
  • caught in the mire of poverty

(verb) entrap
Synonyms : entangle
Example Sentence
  • Our people should not be mired in the past

(verb) cause to get stuck as if in a mire
Synonyms : bog down
Example Sentence
  • The mud mired our cart

(verb) be unable to move further
Example Sentence
  • The car bogged down in the sand

(verb) soil with mud, muck, or mire
Synonyms : muck , muck up , mud
Example Sentence
  • The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mire

Muddy Tyre might help us recall the meaning of Mire.
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by saikiran

It sounds like wire, imagine if there is a stack of wires, it will surely get entangled
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by manojative

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by mon_m

mire is mayiru in tamil.. which means hair and is all entangled!!
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by deepster89

"admire" is to praise etc. whereas mire is the opposite i.e.slinging mud on someone
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by mohanster

I to my gf.."array dont just ADMIRE the scenes of the jungle ....dont u realise that our jeep has got stuck in a MIRE.....foolish girl must say...........................:D
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by verbal800

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by friendofafriend hindi MITTI(CLAY,MUD).myre MITTI bhara land or area.
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by gdabli


Short Definition :

(noun) someone who dislikes people in general
Synonyms : misanthropist

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for misanthrope

"misien"in greek means " to hate" and "anthropos" means "mankind" so misanthrope means one who hates mankind
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by shiva.konar

Ms.Anthrope hates all humans
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by abba

Mis-anthrope: miss anthro(pology) -study of human kind. Imagine saving the creatures of the universe, and leaving out humans. How dare you miss humanity ?!
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by otimuz

Misanthrope is opposite of philanthropist(is a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others,especially by donating money to good cause),BillGates is a philanthropist he used to donate his property by Bill&MelindaGateFoundatio
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by misc

anthropology = study of mankind..
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by muffisoni

MISANTHROPE..its like dis..england batsmen graham THROPE hits evry bowler..dat means he HATES dem
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by ragU

Think "Lycanthrope" because they hate humans and want to eat them
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by Yank

anthropology..relating to mankind miss has a negative meaning( hit & miss) implies one who dislikes people
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by thommichhan


Short Definition :

(noun) an incorrect or unsuitable name
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for misnomer

mis+name= misnomer
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by emdmehr

nome in french is name, so mis + nome, wrong + name
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by juggiepie

fraught sounds like tots and tots are FULL OF potatoes and potatoes can be LOADED WITH stuff.
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by SummerMarie9512


Short Definition :

(noun) a slight but appreciable amount
Synonyms : hint , jot , pinch , soupcon , speck , tinge , touch
Example Sentence
  • this dish could use a touch of garlic

(noun) any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mite

remember terMITE. They are TINY creatures.
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by imajeeth

MIT is the biggest thing and mite is the smallest thing :) Furthermore, mighty is also large thing.
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by garrulous

mite: mice...small creature
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by anshul011235

mite soundz like lite/slight >>SLight amount
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by rockistani biting, dogs make things into small pieces....
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by Thisisnotme


Short Definition :

(verb) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
Synonyms : extenuate , palliate
Example Sentence
  • The circumstances extenuate the crime

(verb) make less severe or harsh
Example Sentence
  • mitigating circumstances

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mitigate

Mitigate > "Gate pe kutte ki potty pe mitti daal do" why? so that the intensity of bad odour will lessen.
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by avinav

think of MITIGATE as COLGATE(toothpaste).Use of COLGATE lessen or try to lessen the extent of germs in our teeth. Use of MITIGATE will also lessen or try lessen the extent of [depends on your usage :)}]
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by aniljonline

mitigate -> MIT + i + gate... when you reach the gates of MIT.. your tensions about PG admissions will be appeased/mitigated!!
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by deepster89

there should me less "mitti" on gate,so mitigate means -to lessen
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by himanshu.ssalonii

some how sounds to me like midget.. i.e. small person and can be considered to have less strength (force)...
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by muffisoni

to lessen "mitti" in our house,"mitti" "gate" ke bahar kar do. Therefore MITIGATE - to lessen MITTI by throwing it out of GATE.
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by aniljonline

The opposition layer was mitigating the evidence. The chances of winning the case was lessen.
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by NandhakishoreChitturi

if u r preparing for gate exam and feeling make your tension eat some meeti like cadbury to REDUCE(MAKE LESS SEVERE) the tension..mitigate..!!
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by amarendar

Mitti ke gate par bike takrane se gate kamjor ho gaya
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by alokwave

money has been vanishing slowly but constantly(DECREASING) who's PURSE of guy, having shopping with his girlfriend, decreasing = MITIGATING = reducing slowly
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by rajakumaran

MINI GATE - only smaller, less intense things can pass through
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by atav

Mit-Mighti.e,Harshness Gate-To stop, TO stop harshness and to easen one's pain
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by anand_90

Sodium ChlorATE (bleach) will mitigATE a stain on clothes
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by Afghan

mitigate = he is atanding in the gate with miti i.e is sweet to make leesen the quarrel between us.
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by shaktipada

gate ke andhar mitti nahi hona chahiye
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by kruz


Short Definition :

(noun) a small or moderate or token amount
Example Sentence
  • England still expects a modicum of eccentricity in its artists

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for modicum

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by rakesh2485

modicum and moderate had "mode" in common...and "cum" means small in hindi.
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by Administrator

Modicum sounds like (bahuut hi Kum) that is very little or small in quantity
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by crackpwd

MODICUM=MODI+CUM(come) whenever Narendra MODI COMES to the hotel he is served only LIMITED QUANTITY of offence pls
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by imajeeth

Narender Modi is sooo old,,, so when he cums (u knw wat it means),,, the ejaculation is soo small in amount,,, i knw its sick
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by saurabhkumar87

modicum=modi+cum=more to come=>v r having sumthng in smal or moderate we look 4 more.
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by tejaswi.007

modi cum ... come to modi if have scarcity (cum .. less)
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sounds like MODest sUM
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by dshefman

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by vaibhavb09

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