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obdurate

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
Synonyms : cussed , obstinate , unrepentant

Definition
(adj) showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
Synonyms : flint , flinty , granitic , stony
Example Sentence
  • his flinty gaze
  • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obdurate

OB+DURA(RELATE IT TO WORD DURABILITY)..SO anything which has durability..has the resisting power, and something which can resist, is stubborn.
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by preetisoni2411

OB+DU+RATE realate it as AB(OB) RATE DoUble ho gaya,and the seller was very STUBBORN about that
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by imajeeth

durate -duration There will be a period(duration) in everyone's life when we will be very obdurate(i.e, stubborn )..
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by jothivarman

Think "obstinate" which is stubborn
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by Yank

Obdurate - Try reading as "Odd - along - duration" :Means stubborn
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by bugmenot

ob = negative durate = through out duration of life
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by ksubbian

OBDURATE...CONSIDER DURATE, MEANS DUREX BED,IT IS VERRYY SOFT AND COMFORTABLE AND OBDURATE MEANS HARD...
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by ragU

OBstinate DURATion = stubborn over time, persistently stubborn
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by Charles Mann

finance people stubborn to collect the due rate
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by sansecretcp

A person who is OBDURATE is both OBtuse and DURAble.
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by Lukas

Obdurate means stubborn or 'harden'. See 'duro' in durability. Also the spell Hermione used to harden the tapestry is 'duro'!
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by Vocatone

O.B is a tampon brand. So split ob + durability= Ob will absorb all the blood.so long durable
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by dudadudi

obdurate
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by sahith

obeisance

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting
Synonyms : bow , bowing

Definition
(noun) the act of obeying; dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person
Synonyms : obedience

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obeisance

divide this word...into .....obei which sounds like obey and+sance which sounds like saints.....and when we obey saints we show them respect.
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by preetisoni2411

obeisance rhymes with obey(obedient) sons...so obedient sons alwaya RESPECT their elders
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by imajeeth

OBEISANCE sounds similar to OBESE+HENCE,so im obese and hence i have no way but to BOW in front of others
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by imajeeth

On the lines of preetisoni: remember OBEY-STANCE (position) - the position of Obeying is BOWING!
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by drquadros54

nuns show obedience to the priest
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by sansecretcp

OBEISANCE sounds like obedience i.e means respect.
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by shaktipada

obelisk

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top
Definition
(noun) a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
Synonyms : dagger

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obelisk

the character Obelix from Asterix and Obelix carried a huge stone obelisk
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by kmr.akhil

oblisk sound like oblique (slanted).... here faces are kept oblique so tht at top tapering ll happen...something like pyramid...
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by rahulbest

tall structure near white house is an obelisk..
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by namaskar

oblique+sky,oblique sides facing the sky ,hope it helps
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by Dhavalmaster

obelisk - o bell is narrow or tapering end at top.
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by sansecretcp

Do google image search for this word. you will never forget it.
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by skyfall

obfuscate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) make obscure or unclear
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obfuscate

ob (ab---now) FUSCATE = fuss + create To deliberately create a fuss about an issue to make it hard to understand and hard to understand.
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by imajeeth

obFUScate-- same as conFUSe
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by ramnath.r.30

ob(vieously)+fus(fuss).+CATE(CREATE)...protest against the english movie created fuss in theater, as it was unclear to people that the movie will begin or not.
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by preetisoni2411

If you can't solve a confusing problem you say "AHH.. FUCK IT" and move on
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by usairforce1985

Fuse bulb put you in dark now.
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by onno manush

a confuse create
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by SAHADAT

OBstruct the VIEWS (fus) from CATE so she becomes confused and distracted.
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by KOGrad

Etymologically, Latin obfuscare, from ob- + fuscare (“darken”).
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by sontakke.saurabh

O is it a fus(fungus) cake, cause confusion
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by sansecretcp

obliterate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
Synonyms : kill , wipe out
Example Sentence
  • kill these lines in the President's speech

Definition
(verb) make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
Synonyms : blot out , hide , obscure , veil
Example Sentence
  • a hidden message
  • a veiled threat

Definition
(verb) remove completely from recognition or memory
Synonyms : efface
Example Sentence
  • efface the memory of the time in the camps

Definition
(verb) do away with completely, without leaving a trace
Definition
(adj) reduced to nothingness
Synonyms : blotted out , obliterated

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for obliterate

lets ' all-be-literate ' and destroy illiteracy completely
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by ashay.ut

after destruction things are all over the place and it seems as if the place has been littered.. hence ob+liter+ate
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by muffisoni

take ob as not...it becomes not literate..means illeterate destroys coz he doesnt know
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by swapna327

only LITERATE can OB+LITERATE (destroy)corruption
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by yasha

obLITerate,so concentrate on the word LIT.so when yu have LIT somethin means u have set it to fire,hence it gets DESTROYED COMPLETELY
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by imajeeth

obliterate ~litterate ~ something that you make more little - hence you destoy it completely
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by Tural

Ob(Off)+literate = Off literate -> destroy completely
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by barek2k2

remember movie "war games" where the joshua comp asks everyone to run away because of missile being approached by ripley . then joshua asks them to run away because of OBLITERATION
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by Gaurav2010

ob+literate—ob(against) from literate, those against literate can destroy i.e., illiterate people do such acts of destroying
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by nikhilparasher

In war, a jet pilot takes aim on his target and blows it to smitherines, and then reports back to headquarter that the OBJECTIVE turned to LITTER. The OBJECTIVE LITTERED.
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by Jackery

ob = -ve literate..yesterday i was readin the white tiger. it said illeterate ppl are given the power to choose the govt and this destroys every aspect of society in itself.
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by friendofafriend

obliterate is used in google chrome browser option"obliterate the following" to erase the history if u remember
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by sandy1278

Obstruct + literacy :means it will automatically destroy
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by Dhavalmaster

oblivion

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the state of being disregarded or forgotten
Synonyms : limbo

Definition
(noun) total forgetfulness
Synonyms : obliviousness
Example Sentence
  • he sought the great oblivion of sleep

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for oblivion

Oblivion= OB+ BLI + VION ="absolute blind vision" of forgetting important things/matters
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by pallavi_limat

think of oil livon so when u message your head with livon u forget everything
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by ratikmittal

O+bli-nk+vi(s)ion:- reminds of blink vision,when u forget something it's like blink vision of past.
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by infogistt

key live new forgot live things ===ob(against)+live=forgetfulness
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by priyanshu.mittal

o bad incident leave on (forget completely)
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by sansecretcp

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