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pachyderm

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin: elephant; rhinoceros; hippopotamus
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pachyderm

derm means skin(dermatologist is a skin specialist) and eg for pachderm animals are elephants,hippopotomus,etc ..the word pachy sounds like pack.. so the skin is so packed that is becomes thick.. thus pachyderm is thick-skinned
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by mangadonga

PAKKI(strong)+derm(skin)
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by userdce

Pachy(Paanch,5) + Derm(Skin)...Five layers of Skin...thick skinned
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by chetanbpl

Packed derm(skin)...hence thick skinned animals.
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by saikiran

pachy a greek root means thick + dermwich means skin
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by ermanishyadav

pachyderm-derm means skin and pachy means hardly packed like the skin of the elephant,hippopotamus
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by santosh pokhrel

paean

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a formal expression of praise
Synonyms : encomium , eulogy , panegyric , pean

Definition
(noun) (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
Synonyms : pean

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paean

it is pronounced exactly as P.N. remember it by 'Priase Number'=praise song.
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by amit251285

Paean sounds like "pian+o" which is used in praise songs
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by gardenforhealth

(paean sounds like pain) If you take pains and achieve something, then you will hear paeans about you.
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by garrulous

Pagan worship(Worshipping natural forces) involve Paen(songs)
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by puliyanuketto

take it as peon....he always praises
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by elixir

paEAn...EA sports have taken lots of PAIN to make comp games...hence ppl paean them for that..........love playing cricket and fifa..EA SPORTS
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by verbal800

paean is pronounced like pee-un == unpee.. you are not going to pee ... on da contrary, you'd praise them... so paean = praise/ eulogy
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by adyaener

PAEAN = PA + EAN ;PA means personal assistant always wants to earn praise from bosses.
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by shaktipada

peon ban gaya G.M. so gane laga paean
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by mansoor110

PAAN SINGH TOMAR movie: their PAAN SINGH did the work with gr8 effort, so their was a song of praise for him in the movie
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by deepakranamech

palatable

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) acceptable to the taste or mind
Synonyms : toothsome
Example Sentence
  • palatable food
  • a palatable solution to the problem

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palatable

PAL+AT+TABLE - u nd ur PALs At Table......obviously food is gonna very tasty...
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by asheq

PALATABLE sounds similar to Palak (Spinach) on the table. So the palak on the table is very pleasing in taste.
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by imajeeth

its easy - plate - able - only tasty food hi rakhte hain
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by achilles

Anything which the palate can take in is palatable
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by ashish503

sounds like placate which means to pacify someone or make him agreeable
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by farhanpatel

PLATE n TABLE. so u are having plate on table
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by akshay2398

palliate

Short Definition :

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

Definition
(verb) provide physical relief, as from pain
Synonyms : alleviate , assuage , relieve
Example Sentence
  • This pill will relieve your headaches

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palliate

it can be like pale(faint coz of disease)+ate so eating the pain.i.e. reducing it.
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by spidy123

palliate=alleviate
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by Sinduja

palli+ate.I was hungry,had pain in the stomach,so ate some palli(groundnut).It eased the pain but didn't cure it.
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by winder

a friend = a PAL will ALLEVIATE your pain.
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by Jackery

PALL+I+ATE..ease pain.. PALL means become borin.. u got bored of the pain..fed up of it..so u ATE it..to ease the pain..
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by jc

pal(friend) + ate(lessen) >>> a friend always LESSEN OUR PAIN when it grows a lot
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by RajeshBorkar

now here a latin root could help fix few words. Pallere means concealed. cloaked hence something which has become pale . u can find this root in words: palliate: to ease or cloak pain without curing. pall: become pale >less intresting after much
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by amit251285

Pain+Alleviate->Palliate
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by ali_aj

Pall when sick I ate something and i felt better ... same will happen with you.
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by anujpathania

palpable

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt
Synonyms : tangible
Example Sentence
  • a barely palpable dust
  • felt sudden anger in a palpable wave
  • the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton
  • a palpable lie

Definition
(adj) can be felt by palpation
Example Sentence
  • a palpable tumor

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palpable

palpable..divide it like..PALP(SOUNDS LIKE PULP)+ABLE.....after touching the PULP of fruit ITS OBVIOUS THAT every one would be ABLE TO PERCEIVE whether THE FRUIT is fresh or not.
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by preetisoni2411

PAL means a close friend....now PALPABLE...means we r able to touch or feel our pal even when he is not present
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by nileshdive

palm:: so palpable means sth u can touch by palm.
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by amit251285

word is taken from Latin palpare means to stroke in the feeling of love ...so..if someone touch you, it will be PERCEPTIBLE OR TANGIBLE to you whether he is touching you in feeling of love or hatred.
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by preetisoni2411

when your girlfriend "PAL" sits on your lap you feel something..
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by nycmouli

pal pey bal...or pal pey balwaan. if some balwaan was sitting on ure pal, his pain would be tangible to you
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by friendofafriend

palpitate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) cause to throb or beat rapidly
Example Sentence
  • Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart

Definition
(verb) shake with fast, tremulous movements
Synonyms : quake , quiver
Example Sentence
  • His nostrils palpitated

Definition
(verb) beat rapidly
Synonyms : flutter
Example Sentence
  • His heart palpitated

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palpitate

palpitate-split it as pal+pit...my pal(frnd) fell on a pit, as a result of which my heart started to BEAT RAPIDLY
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by imajeeth

palpitate = pulse + agitate.. generally heart beat faster in fear
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by namaskar

split it into palpi ->PAAPI and tate ->australian bowler shaun TATE. as tate delivers a ball at a very high pace so the batsman aginst him starts palpitating as of fear.
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by admireravi

palpitation..you may have often heard doctors..cardiologists using this word in case of heart attacks patients..
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by jc

when my turn came to address the gathering from PULPIT, my heart BEAT IRREGULARLY because of FEAR, or ANXIETY.
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by sukhraj

PAL(friend/dost) + PIT(mar khana in hindi) gaya so watching him ur heart THROBBED. therefore PALPITATE= THROB or FLUTTER.
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by nishant19

kinda sounds like Pulse Per Iteration->Pulse per second->Beating of the heart in each iteration(each heart beat)
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by ali_aj

How do u create PULP(palp).. by beating wood hardly...
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by kvsharat

PALPIATE- pulp- he -ate of fruit , good for heart, heart started to THROB after he took pulp, because that gives instant energy
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by Administrator

palpitate and sound similar to heartbeated means heart beat.when you get excited ur heart get bea erraticlly.
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by gdabli

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