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vacillate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
Synonyms : hover , oscillate , vibrate
Example Sentence
  • He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement

Definition
(verb) move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
Synonyms : fluctuate , waver
Example Sentence
  • the line on the monitor vacillated

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vacillate

sounds like OScillate..so something which moves from one position to another position.
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by preetisoni2411

vacillate=VACI bhi bahut LATE ho gaya hai.....now u dont VACILLATE between what you gonna wear for the party..........;)
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by verbal800

things refers to oscillation where as feelings refers to VACILLATion
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by cwin

Vacillate sounds like agitate... vacillate means to be undecided and agitate is to worry... in both, you are in a sense of confusion.
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by pushpa_edit

vacillate: vaccine+late The later you get ur shot, the higher chance the fever, or disease will happen. (fluctuate)
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by hn15

like OScillate but in place of 'OS' v(we)cillate i.e., we waver.
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by kondaharsha

vacillate sounds like a ventilate which means cause air to circulate freely
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by krishna341

vacuous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) devoid of intelligence
Synonyms : asinine , fatuous , inane , mindless

Definition
(adj) devoid of significance or point
Synonyms : empty , hollow
Example Sentence
  • empty promises
  • a hollow victory
  • vacuous comments

Definition
(adj) devoid of matter
Example Sentence
  • a vacuous space

Definition
(adj) void of expression
Synonyms : blank
Example Sentence
  • a blank stare

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vacuous

vacuous can be seen as vacuum which means, a region empty of matter.
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by psujjan

Latin "vacuous" means empty; similar to vacuum
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by Born2GRE

vACUOUS--is seems like(in Hindi) bACUOUS (bacvaas-->Lacking in ideas) lol
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by tariq431

The space within a VACUUM tube is devoid of all matter.
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by dshefman

vacuous sounds like vacant means emty
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by gagzcaplio

vainglorious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) feeling self-importance
Synonyms : big , swelled
Example Sentence
  • too big for his britches
  • had a swelled head
  • he was swelled with pride

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vainglorious

all your glorious achievements are in vain if you boast about them.
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by ashay.ut

'vain' means thinking too highly of oneself; so 'vainglorious' means one feeling glorious about oneself
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by Born2GRE

vainglorious : BOASTFUL jab se Yuvraj Singh ne 20-20 me glorious kamgiri ki hai tab se woh bahut zyada vain [extra]glorious ho gaya hai.
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by sybarite

vain= unsuccessful. glorious=magnificent, greatness. making false glory. meaning boosting and self concieted
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by wordsmania

valor

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
Example Sentence
  • he showed great heroism in battle
  • he received a medal for valor

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for valor

valor resembles "jailer" who is very brave as he has to deal with notorious criminals. valor==jailer
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by nikhilgirdhar

valor rhymes with sailor, who are used by kings to fight from sea side & they are very courageous.
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by omganesh

Valor sounds like vellore university.... its really courageous decision to take drop and to study for its entrance.......
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by rahulbest

Change valor into vallant. Vallant=Gallant, both meaning courageous, brave.
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by pushpa_edit

valor :: warrior so he must sow bravery
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by akshi

Seinfeld: Remember when george saved a whales life? just to show that he is marine biologist.... that was vailor or vailant
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by friendofafriend

Sergeant VALERI of this TV show is a brave woman
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by NelsonNishanth

Valor=Rathore.Sounds similar.In Rowdy Rathore Akshay Kumar is BRAVE(VALOR)
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by LokeshM

vapid

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) lacking taste or flavor or tang
Example Sentence
  • a bland diet
  • insipid hospital food
  • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
  • vapid beer
  • vapid tea

Definition
(adj) lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest
Example Sentence
  • a vapid conversation
  • a vapid smile
  • a bunch of vapid schoolgirls

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vapid

vapid sounds similar to rapid(~ very rapid)... If you cook in a rapid manner, you may spoil the taste of the food, or say, when you eat rapidly..you may not get the taste of the food.
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by Administrator

Vapid is not Rapid and hence dull.....
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by nileshdive

antonym of rapid--vapid
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by userdce

VAPID....VAPour......vapour are vapid in nature as they does nt have any significance...... vap..VAPPA..WINE...which is insipid in taste,.....
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by preetisoni2411

Vapid sounds like 'Vaaipaadu' in tamil which means Numerical Tables. 5 tables, 6 tables etc. Which are btw boring .
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by pradepkumar

rapids are not vapid, rapids are bumpy not flat.
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by avarx

Va-pid :vammo pidasa kattukupoyindiga pappu,Inkatha taste emuntundi.2.alaa pidasa kattukupoyinattuga koorchunnttunnav boring ga
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by bbrave

vehement

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid
Synonyms : fierce , tearing , trigger-happy , violent
Example Sentence
  • fierce loyalty
  • in a tearing rage
  • vehement dislike
  • violent passions

Definition
(adj) characterized by great force or energy
Example Sentence
  • vehement deluges of rain
  • vehement clapping
  • a vehement defense

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vehement

Vehement resembles cement i.e. strong, forceful (cement expands inwards with immense pressure and force) vehement == cement.
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by nikhilgirdhar

ve(very)+he+men; try to remember as very manly; full of energy
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by Born2GRE

Vehement and turbulent are the same as they both mean- violent, fierce.
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by pushpa_edit

VEHEMENT=VE+HE+MENT...when Imran Hashmi saw a Angelina Jolie he bcame INTENSELY EMOTIONAL and WITH MARKED VIGOR he said .."I wanna kiss u in front of the camera...!"...HE MENT (VEHEMENT)..."i wanna do a film with u"........;)
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by verbal800

Ve+Heman: Villain+Heman->Villain fought wid Heman violently, forcefully and intensely
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by balajicoolstar

1st part is like vim - character of mahabharat. so its forceful and vigorous.
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by ashish_ars

vehement: heman is strong and violent against devil & creates turbulance.
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by shaktipada

{a vehicle stuck in cement vehemently accelerates to flee}
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