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umpteen

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) innumerable but many
Synonyms : umteen

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for umpteen

umptee(EMPTY)+N..empty means having nothing..which is exact opposite of many..
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by preetisoni2411

umptee(sounds like EMPTY)+n, something that is innumerable does not get empty easily.
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by preetisoni2411

unbridled

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) not restrained or controlled
Synonyms : unchecked , uncurbed , ungoverned
Example Sentence
  • unbridled rage
  • an unchecked temper
  • ungoverned rage

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unbridled

unbridled - bridle is hand gear of horse...imagine if horse is unbridled... it is violent.........
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by the suspect

(unbridled ~ un + bride) focus on bride; a bride should be in a husband's control, if not then she is UNBRIDLED (not in control)
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by dhruv

unbridle - u can quickly remember bridal or bride and so you think about marriage and barat (where the relatives dance) ... every body was drunk and hence the situation became voilent and uncontrollable..
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by khushi5

UN(not)+BRIDEled(bride means girl on her marriage day)...people who don't have brides are uncontrolled....
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by nileshdive

Some say that even a uncontrollable and violent person will turn to be good once he gets married with bride
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by kick_ass

unbridled ===> like a bride. In hindu wedding, the bride at the end suddenly gets a VIOLENT fit n starts crying.
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by inflames_v

think of bride and marriage. when ur marital relation gets 'violent' then you un-bride i.e u divorce
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by saif_mohmd

un-bridled un-pride without manner, without control.
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by it's_me

Unbridled and kindled. His unbridled rage was further kindled by his sister.
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by pushpa_edit

bridle means torestrain or curb.so, unbridled means not restrained or violent
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by berkeley

uncouth

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
Synonyms : coarse , common , rough-cut , vulgar
Example Sentence
  • he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind
  • behavior that branded him as common
  • an untutored and uncouth human being
  • an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy
  • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
  • the vulgar display of the newly rich

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for uncouth

UNCOUTH - UN(not)-C(courteous)-OUTH(youth)
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by praneeth.palety

UN+Cultured+Youth
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by Tapasya

COUTH sounds like COURT so a court always supports ethic. So a person is said UNCOUTH if he does UNETHICAL things something like SOCIALLY UNACCEPTABLE THINGS
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by kick_ass

un mouth... (speech - mouth)
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by kmr.akhil

sounds like UNCOUCH..a person who doesn't(un) sit on the couch is uncultured..
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by nileshdive

un-COW-th youth herding cows n buffaloes, lives in village hence outlandish, ill mannered
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by spacker

Uncouth...uncouth + youth... the uncouth youth, an unrefined, boorish young man.
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by pushpa_edit

un mouth ~ jo apna moo na band rakh sakey ~ boorish
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by friendofafriend

UN(not) wearing cloth(COUTH) means lacks culture
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by s.c.harish

un mouth -> opened the mouth and gave vulgar & clumsy talk.
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by sansecretcp

unction

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
Synonyms : fulsomeness , smarm

Definition
(noun) smug self-serving earnestness
Definition
(noun) semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
Synonyms : balm , ointment , salve , unguent

Definition
(noun) anointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual
Synonyms : inunction

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unction

sounds like function where anointing with oil is done
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by lord_slayer

jab junction becomes stiff u have to unction..
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by 1.6k

unction: (f)unction of applying oil to boobs ;)
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by coolme

un section(ction) -> undress cit on and apply oil to each section of body.
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by sansecretcp

Unction and redemption (saving from sin).
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by pushpa_edit

unction rhymes with function, consider a religious function in which generally oil is used for anointment.
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by namaskar

unctuous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
Synonyms : buttery , fulsome , oily , oleaginous , smarmy , soapy
Example Sentence
  • buttery praise
  • gave him a fulsome introduction
  • an oily sycophantic press agent
  • oleaginous hypocrisy
  • smarmy self-importance
  • the unctuous Uriah Heep
  • soapy compliments

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unctuous

unctuous -> functuous -> party like ... in parties girls do a lot of oily makeup and try to appear and behave sauve but in my opinion they look and behave in a bland way.
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by khushi5

UN CUTE
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by bugmenot

(UNCLE CHIPS r UNCTUOUS)
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by rakei

untukodam...sticky, oily...!!!
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by sravan1411

My UNCLE is unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech TO US.
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by odostaples

Unctous and sanctimonous are similar in sound and they mean, hypocritical, insincere.
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by pushpa_edit

Word Root:Unctuosus means greasy
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by ksameer_coep

un+ctu+ous= un sit ous -> undress made sit ous for oil massage and flatter the angry customer.
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by sansecretcp

his unctuous behaviour makes me anxious
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by roozbeh33

unkempt

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) not neatly combed
Example Sentence
  • wild unkempt hair

Definition
(adj) not properly maintained or cared for
Example Sentence
  • an unkempt garden
  • native vistas and unkempt rambling paths
  • an ukempt appearance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for unkempt

Drop the 'm' from unkempt. It becomes 'UNKEPT'...UN+KEPT, something not kept properly or maintained like hair. or someone who is dowdy, untamed.
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by pushpa_edit

remember JUSTIN KEMP South Afrcian cricket player...whose hair r always untidy......
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by rahulbest

remember kemp fort in bangalore. it was very well maintained. now a mall is being built at that place and they have unkempt it.
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by cp.jethani

un tempt girl, uncared for her appearance & not combed.
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by sansecretcp

Kempt sound close to combed so unkempt is uncombed, shabby.
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by priyavanjeri

un+kempt—kempt means neat and tidy, unkempt means the opposite
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by nikhilparasher

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