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Short Definition : chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.

(noun) gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
Synonyms : babbling , lallation

(verb) utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way
Example Sentence
  • The old man is only babbling--don't pay attention

(verb) to talk foolishly
Synonyms : blather , blether , blither , smatter
Example Sentence
  • The two women babbled and crooned at the baby

(verb) flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise
Synonyms : bubble , burble , guggle , gurgle , ripple
Example Sentence
  • babbling brooks

(verb) divulge confidential information or secrets
Example Sentence
  • Be careful--his secretary talks

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for babble

babble = bab - ble bla bla bla ( ble) which means to chatter foolishly
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by kruthika

babble sounds like blabber(Speak (about unimportant matters)).so bla bla bla
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by moorthy_ragha

imagine a babby in bathtub playing with bubbles and saying Bla Bla Blabble....
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by pankajgoyal

babble ~ ba bb bl; just imagine a baby saying Ba ba ba ba .. (making meaningless sounds)
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by sandeep_fg

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by survivor007007

babble = babe always do bla bla mean womens are talking continuously
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by manglamaur

Sounds like mother asking his boy baba bol(talk) then the little boy spelling the words which are confusing to understand.
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by shaktipada


Short Definition : noisy party with a lot of drinking

(noun) someone who engages in drinking bouts
(noun) a drunken reveller; a devotee of Bacchus
Synonyms : bacchant

(noun) a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
(adj) used of riotously drunken merrymaking
Example Sentence
  • a night of bacchanalian revelry
  • carousing bands of drunken soldiers
  • orgiastic festivity

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bacchanal

Bachchan acted well in movie SHARABI -hope it helps
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by userdce

bachelors + all. if many bachelors (college hostel) join they will have a party with drinks. so warden shouting at them for creating noise. bacchanal = bachelors party= drinking and making noise
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by arulmozhi

Baccha(Child)+nal(noise). in punjabi, baccha nal noise karnde hai drinking party which.
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by abhims2

it seems like bachhalan (charater less fellow) and we can imagine as he is an drunken fellow....
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by tariq431

bac-chanal- this reminds us of a pub cald back(ward) channel.Pub is a place ,where music and lots of noise is made.
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by sriharisharma

Bacchaus is Roman God, is happy with dance and drink and forbidden sex in the back. Bacch+anal
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by harep

bacha pi k nali me gir gaya..
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by just6700

Imagine: a BACHelor party in Amsterdam. It was quite a BASH. The groom got drunk and fell into a CANAL.
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by logintel


Short Definition : the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus

(noun) an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)
Synonyms : dionysia

(noun) a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bacchanalia

Bachalan(characterless) log hamesha daaru pee ke party karte hain-toshitrules
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by cyli

bacchan the bewada alia mean.. party karayega hi daru ki
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by swap.kamble


Short Definition : drunken

(adj) used of riotously drunken merrymaking
Example Sentence
  • a night of bacchanalian revelry
  • carousing bands of drunken soldiers
  • orgiastic festivity

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bacchanalian

(in hindi langauge) Baccha nali mein pada hai kyon ki vo drunken hai.
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by ankur_mnnit2002

bacchanalian contains Bachchan (hence Amitabh Bachchan) who is famous for his drunken persons role in bollywood movie Shraabi. (Amitabh bachchan is a famous bollywood actor.)
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by snehagupta12us

Bacchus is the Roman god of wine and revelry.
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by alikitto

Everyone drank vodca at Amitabh Bacchan's party
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by smartankit_27

if you remember in Amithab bacchan movie "satte pe satha"(spelling is not exact), after drinking, his dialogue "dharu peeney mein liver karab ho jaatha hai"
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by dgsenthilkumar

bacchanalian = Baccha(Bakasura) + nalian (Nalige/Nalai) sounds like tongue of Bakasura
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by srinathshetty

bacchalan kalmuhi...sharaab pi kar ghar aati hai!!!!
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by SDV

Bacchanla ladki pi karr aayi hai.. DRUNKEN..
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by RajeshBorkar


Short Definition : revert (to bad habits); N. reverter

(verb) drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
Synonyms : lapse

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for backslide

back( turn to your original place or habit) + slide(means to come down)............and anyone who comes back to his bad habits again after having given up is said to be in a backslideing situation.
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by preetisoni2411

the situation is said to be backsliding.
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by preetisoni2411


Short Definition : and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights

(adv) at or to or toward the back or rear
Synonyms : back , backward , rearward , rearwards
Example Sentence
  • he moved back
  • tripped when he stepped backward
  • she looked rearward out the window of the car

(adv) in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal
Synonyms : backward
Example Sentence
  • it's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'
  • the child put her jersey on backward

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for backwards

somebody who takes care of you (not your father/mother, but someone like a WARDen) and accepts responsibility for you, accepts you as his/her WARD. You reciprocate this after a few years with money, gifts or love in return.
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