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amiss

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) not functioning properly
Synonyms : awry , haywire , wrong
Example Sentence
  • something is amiss
  • has gone completely haywire
  • something is wrong with the engine

Definition
(adv) away from the correct or expected course
Synonyms : awry
Example Sentence
  • something has gone awry in our plans
  • something went badly amiss in the preparations

Definition
(adv) in an improper or mistaken or unfortunate manner
Example Sentence
  • if you think him guilty you judge amiss
  • he spoke amiss
  • no one took it amiss when she spoke frankly

Definition
(adv) in an imperfect or faulty way
Synonyms : imperfectly
Example Sentence
  • The lobe was imperfectly developed
  • Miss Bennet would not play at all amiss if she practiced more

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for amiss

amiss : i thought she was a miss, but it was amiss as she was a misses:)
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by sagacious_kartik

a+miss.. miss.. when you miss to do something..important... that is your fault.. as you have missed something..
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by preetisoni2411

something is missing...so faulty, wrong..
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by Thisisnotme

a+miss -- a mistress is always "wrong" to keep!
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by VKNIT

she told me that it is WRONG that I dint MISS her
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by cheeka449

A+miss : If u miss a catch your technique is wrong or faulty.
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by aka.bhagvanji

A MIS(S)take is something wrong so 'amiss' means wrong
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by ranjits24

AMISS<===> गलत (pr. \\galat \\ )[Adjective] Example:Every thing seems to be amiss -what to do?
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by tpant

amnesia

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) partial or total loss of memory
Synonyms : blackout , memory loss
Example Sentence
  • he has a total blackout for events of the evening

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for amnesia

amnesia ~ am + in + asia; Imagine someone living in India saying "Am I in Asia?" He probably lost his memory.
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by poornashashank430

Amnesia.......remember AMir khan and his movie Ghajini were he has memory loss also Tare Zameen Par where he shows about DYSLEXIA same as AMNESIA
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by sagardoshi63

am in asia?...tell me
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by Thisisnotme

AMNESIA = am + ne (north east) + Asia; Forgot everything in childhood.
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by shaktipada

AMNESIA<===> याददाश्त खो जाना/विस्मरण (pr. \\yadadasht kho jana/vismaraN \\ )[Noun] Example:Due to head injury he suffered from amnesia.
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by tpant

amphitheater

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a sloping gallery with seats for spectators (as in an operating room or theater)
Synonyms : amphitheatre

Definition
(noun) an oval large stadium with tiers of seats; an arena in which contests and spectacles are held
Synonyms : amphitheatre , coliseum

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for amphitheater

Madison Square Garden is an amphitheater
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by abhi_agrawal001

am+free=amphi & theatre=stadium i am free to watch cricket in stadium(amphitheatre)
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by rizwan

amphi- "both sides or two" + theatron "theater; Classical theaters were semi-circles, thus two together made an amphitheater.
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by editor1

amputate

Short Definition :

Definition
(verb) remove surgically
Synonyms : cut off
Example Sentence
  • amputate limbs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for amputate

a(r)m+put+ate : Imagine a silly situation.tiger ATE your ARM which is PUT for eating. so your arm is CUTOFF from your body
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by Nagakishore

amputate ~ arm pe tape; you have to put tape on arm because its surgically cut.
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by userdce

Am-Put-At wheelchair cuz doctor had to cut leg to save me
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by Gireish

amputate---> am(arm) + put + ate.......imagine a patient went to doctor after snake biting on leg,doctor told him to PUT his ARM to cut(ATE) his leg.
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by vikas_the_cool

amputate= amplify+attentunate cut and pass
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by swarthy

amPUTate,concentrate on the highlighted word,put which rhymes with cut,so the meaning is CUT OFF
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by imajeeth

its pronounciation is like tempo,now i will memorise it as "while going through a TEMPO I meet an accident that is y i hv put a tape in my hand bcoz it was CUT in the accident.
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by deepakranamech

AMPUTATE<===> काटना (pr. \\kaTana \\ )[TransitiveVerb] Example:He has a gangrene on his leg, we must amputate it.
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by tpant

AMPUTATE sounds like AMBULANCE somehow, or relate it with; so when you got cut off ur legs surgically due to severe accident, you must be taken to home by AMBULANCE.
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by suraj101

anamnesis

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the case history of a medical patient as recalled by the patient
Definition
(noun) the ability to recall past occurrences
Synonyms : recollection , remembrance

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for anamnesis

Add J....it becomes JANAMnesis....pichale janam ke memories ka recollection....
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by nileshdive

-sis means like ability like telekinesis....amnesia is losing memory, so it means an ability to remember memories
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by atiffva

anarchy

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of government)
Synonyms : lawlessness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for anarchy

Anarchy-Sounds like 'monarchy' (like tibet was ruled by monarchy)...so, absenceof government
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by rajdip

Anarchy = A + Narchy -> Narakh (like "hell" in hindi).. and in hell there is complete disorder and lawlessness.
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by aka.bhagvanji

sounds like hierarchy take “a” as no hierarchy i.e state of disorder
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by ksameer_coep

anarchy(noun)….divde this word like AN(.when used as prefix before noun it means..person)+arch(y)…means…most important or head of something……now think of a country in which there is no person at the most importanat position(usually a rular,or PMor
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by preetisoni2411

anarchy
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by birinder.singh2

sounds like 'monarchy'(king ruler).so related government.
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by Administrator

the most importanat position(usually a rular,or PMor president...).to rule the country..to amend laws for country. so now think what will be the situation of that nation....obvieously..disorderness everywhere.
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by preetisoni2411

anarchy= a+archy => without+ruler
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by karthickv2006

ANARCHY = The boy is out of order demanding a anar (fruit) chocolate.
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by shaktipada

ANARCHY<===> अव्यवस्था/अराजकता (pr. \\avyavastha/arajakata \\ )[Noun] Example:Bad government can give rise to anarchy.
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by tpant

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