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Short Definition :

(noun) state of disgrace resulting from public abuse
Synonyms : obloquy

(noun) a state of extreme dishonor
Synonyms : infamy
Example Sentence
  • a date which will live in infamy
  • the name was a by-word of scorn and opprobrium throughout the city

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for opprobrium

If you take OPIUM(banned drug) you will be criticized, humiliated & put to shame.
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by arvind_4

oppROBrium..stress on rob..if u rob something ull be dishonoured
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by vickydgr8

'opprobrium' sounds similar to 'oppressed i am', thus dishonoured
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by asheq

Sounds similar to "approbation," which is an expression of praise. Opprobrium is the opposite: Disgrace, contempt, scorn.
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by KOGrad

Split word like this OPP_ROB_RIUM : if u ROB OPIUM then u will be criticized
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by caoboidibo

opprobrium = 'Oprah' disgraced' Brian' in the show :)
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by abba

op+prob+rium....opprobrium for problem maker
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Opium + Probe + Rob = Defame
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by fanatic

Opprobrium:Opp(Opposite)+Rob(Robbery),Just Imagine u had ROBbed urs neighbors house which which is Opposite to urs House,so ur going to face great disgrace(of arising from shameful conduct) form ur neighbours who r very close to u
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by misc

opprobrium: Opium+ Pro a pro who uses opium(drug) should feel ashamed of himself/herself==> public disgrace or reproach
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by hn15

Think "Opt to be Probed in my Rium" which just sounds disgraceful and like I would hate it.
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by Yank

split opprobrium as op+probe+xxx probe means to sensors on sea ground,that touch the ground to analyse. So probe menas to touch and approve. Op+probe is not to touch because u dont like it. vilify,infamy.
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by itgulpp


Short Definition :

(noun) wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for opulence

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by darshanyo

Opulence rhymes with affluence.. which also means rich.. and you can also say that rich people have a lot of influence on people.. which also rhymes with opulence..
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by muffisoni

from opulance remember lancer car.only rich and luxiry people can purchase lancer.
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by gdabli


Short Definition :

(verb) order by virtue of superior authority; decree
Synonyms : enact
Example Sentence
  • The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews
  • the legislature enacted this law in 1985

(verb) appoint to a clerical posts
Synonyms : consecrate , order , ordinate
Example Sentence
  • he was ordained in the Church

(verb) invest with ministerial or priestly authority
Example Sentence
  • The minister was ordained only last month

(verb) issue an order
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ordain

ORD + A + IN = ORDer A person to come IN
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by findktk

since its a holy order.. ordain = order by saints..
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by muffisoni

order dein..
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by RajeshBorkar


Short Definition :

(adj) composed of or containing bone
Synonyms : bony , osteal
Example Sentence
  • osseous tissue

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for osseous

root word is OS-OS in a system is back bone of any computer. so its a bone
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by vivekvasagar

root word is os means "bone" and in sanskrit it's "asthi"
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by cp.jethani

aussie chicks give me a boner
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by friendofafriend

bones are the oosse inside ous
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by sansecretcp

sound like Aussie..made of bones
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aussies are very strong and hard like bone
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by harsha00711


Short Definition :

(verb) become bony
Example Sentence
  • The tissue ossified

(verb) make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
Synonyms : petrify , rigidify
Example Sentence
  • rigidify the training schedule
  • ossified teaching methods
  • slogans petrify our thinking

(verb) cause to become hard and bony
Example Sentence
  • The disease ossified the tissue

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ossify

remember it with "fossil"--bodies become hard fossils(bones)
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by adityasree

root word is os means "bone" and in sanskrit it means "asthi".
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by cp.jethani

concentrate on "oss". its similar to "ooze" to freeze .something becomes hard or fixed
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by jananin

aussie chicks give me boner
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by friendofafriend

sound like Aussie..made of bones
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The oosse are harden like bones
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by sansecretcp

oss-stress it!!ox which is hard
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by crazylooks


Short Definition :

(adj) appearing as such but not necessarily so
Synonyms : apparent , seeming
Example Sentence
  • for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent
  • the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies
  • the ostensible truth of their theories
  • his seeming honesty

(adj) represented or appearing as such; pretended
Synonyms : ostensive
Example Sentence
  • His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ostensible

People are "tense" when they appear to be something they're not.
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by Marise

O.S(operating system i.e cpu) TEN....ten operating systems...government offices have ten operating systems but none of them is working...hence all of them are ostensible...
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by nileshdive

OopS i'm not TENSed, (i am pretending)
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by amtsht

os+TENS+IBLE..FOCUS ON TENS..TENSE..well delievring your speech in assembly you appered tensed to me.
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by preetisoni2411

"Stencil"- the outline of something is what is apparent, seeming, professed
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by PAC001

os+TEN+sible = apparent TENdency.. not the actual reason..
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by muffisoni

ohhh you are looking tensed but i know you are not actually tensed
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ostensible = pronunce it like off + tense + able. that is a person who using wrong tense while speaking ( off + tense = wrong tense) never admits his mistakes and acts like he is fluent . os(off) TENSE ible
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by arulmozhi

os(ofcourse+tensible) hope it works out :-)
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by Dhavalmaster

computer can support ten OS may be sensible(osten sible) but cannot be true.
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by sansecretcp

Os in hindi is drops of water. You see reflection in water is apparent and seeming. pretended.not real value or face
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by aroraraman309

as + tensible >>> the material luks tensible but actually its not.. its just APPEARING to be tensible...
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by RajeshBorkar

tendere-> to stretch,Bada chada ke dikhana.Similar word ,ostentatious, added
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by omniscient

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