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caricature

Short Definition : distortion; burlesque

Definition
(noun) a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect Definition
(verb) represent in or produce a caricature of
Synonyms : ape
Example Sentence
  • The drawing caricatured the President
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for caricature

Jim Carry is famous for his facial caricatures because he shows all kinds of distorted faces.

cari"character"+cature"kachra....garbage" caricature => character ka kachra > distort

cari+cature..(creature)..so wHEN YOU MAKE a DISTORTED IMAGE OF OUR ANCIENT CREATURES , YOU are sure to get criticizm from everywhere.

caricature can be divided intocarry and nature so..jim carry's nature is to distort his face and imitate people to create a comic gesture

cari + creature : kaisa creature hai..as if u've seen something unsual

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when a car is sent to cature(crushing) machine it become distorted(become pull or twist out of shape.).

carillon

Short Definition : a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played

Definition
(noun) set of bells hung in a bell tower Definition
(noun) playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for carillon

christmas carroll songs are one where you can find bells being played....

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carillon->"car","ill"..you take the 'car' and drive to the temple and 'play the bells' for the one who is 'ill'..

Beautiful glamorous CARON playing with bells ALONE.

car+il= if u dont have car then go to temple and and ring the set of bell

carilon - ca-ring-on = rings on a tower or church like a carol

car-in-lawn your car is stuck in lawn and you are belling for help

car+ on >> when we have bells hanging in our car for show and whn car starts, bells starts ringing..

carillon - car horn will be like a bell in the church.

carnage

Short Definition : destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals

Definition
(noun) the savage and excessive killing of many people
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for carnage

If under aged people drive the car, there is a possibility that he may kill people or animals on the road.

carn+age where carn can be seen from the carnivorous point of view so its DESTRUCTION OF LIFE, SLAUGHTER,KILLING...

carnage = car + rage(remove n). A car coming in rage may result in mass killing or mass destruction.

CAR+NAGE.....SOME young people went on rampAGE with thier CARS ON THE FOOTPATH , killing large NUMBER OF PEOPLE .

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carnivorous age..implies destruction!!!

CAR+NAZI - NAZIs coming in CAR and it led to carnage of many jews.

CAR+AGE:when a CAR gets AGED its sent for as scrap (destruction)

car+age you know these days cars don't last long they easily are destroyed, killing people, a destruction.

let us say carnage is a age like the iron age where slaughtering and destruction of life took place

remember carnage as a carnaval+rage when many people gathered but because of the rage, there were mass murders.

carnal

Short Definition : fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body

Definition
(adj) marked by the appetites and passions of the body
Synonyms : animal fleshly sensual
Example Sentence
  • animal instincts
  • carnal knowledge
  • fleshly desire
  • a sensual delight in eating
  • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice
Definition
(adj) of or relating to the body or flesh
Example Sentence
  • carnal remains
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for carnal

Nowadays cars are used (as a place) to satisfy carnal desires.

carnivorous animals love carnal food

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carnal like as kernel - the core or body of the linux

girl tells 2 boy in hindi- "mere naal (with me in punjabi) aana ho to car carnal honi chaiye"

we can say Core is Nal(Nil) meaning no spirituality hence only bodily.

carnal can be remembered a girl in car and nude.looked sexious and physical.

carnal= physical related. carnal = karnal. a place in hariyana. hariyana recently is plagued with rape and sexual abusue

carnivorous

Short Definition : meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore

Definition
(adj) relating to or characteristic of carnivores
Example Sentence
  • the lion and other carnivorous animals
Definition
(adj) (used of plants as well as animals) feeding on animals
Example Sentence
  • carnivorous plants are capable of trapping and digesting small animals especially insects

carousal

Short Definition : drunken revel; V. carouse

Definition
(noun) revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for carousal

wen u see a car driven unusual than the driver could b drunken -carousal : car unusual

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maybe you can see it this way... arous = arousal and al = alcohol....somehow you can try and relate it to drinking

Carnal+Arouse...most of the noisy drinking parties arouse your carnal desires....carnal desire arousal i.e carousal

rous- this word itself brings to the meaning problem,drunken problem.

carnivorous(is wild) + arousal=wild drinking party

carousal sounds like karachal which in tamil means noise which occurs at drinking party

carousal => cafe + arousal => drinking revel

c+arouse+al where arouse is group of people in excitement here it is like DRUNKEN REVEL.

carping

Short Definition : petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble

Definition
(noun) persistent petty and unjustified criticism
Synonyms : faultfinding
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If you will ping with your car horn, people will shout at you...they will complain... carping...

Car+p(ark)+ing; Many people find faults in ur carparking style

carping sounds like crap...so its unjustified to criticize this word and call it "crap".

carping - harping in an irritating way = fretful complaining

If you ping some one while driving car your parents criticize you.

ping kar kar k galti batana

Sounds like crapping... means critism, complain, finding faults.

If someone "Ping your car"..they COMPLAIN about you

It's easy to be carping at one, rather then to act for cause.

carrion

Short Definition : rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture

Definition
(noun) the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for carrion

car+lion imagine rotten body of a lion after a car run over it.

The vulture carries on eating carrion . (carries on=carrion)

Vultures CARRY ON the process of decaying of dead animals(carrion)

Hey guys, don't carry the rotten CARRION. Carry on searching fresh flesh.

its law of nature bodies will die n will decay...but we must CARRY ON

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ifu can identify rio in the above word, rio de janerio...in the outskirts of rio de janerio,u can find canibals and vultures eating dead ,rotten flesh together.

No one oses carrion to make curry.

if u find rooten flesh on road dont stop.....still carry+on

CARRI+ON=carry on. means the food chain cannot carry on without decomposition/rotting of dead bodies.

Sounds like CARRIER--carrier carries DEAD BODY..

Orion, the hunter hunts down animals and leaves dead rotten animals behind.

The one who carry on his life by rotting flesh of a dead body.

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