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Short Definition : work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid

(verb) dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid
(verb) play in or as if in water, as of small children
Synonyms : paddle , splash around

(verb) work with in an amateurish manner
Synonyms : play around , smatter
Example Sentence
  • She dabbles in astronomy
  • He plays around with investments but he never makes any money

(verb) bob forward and under so as to feed off the bottom of a body of water
Example Sentence
  • dabbling ducks

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dabble

dabble...sounds like table...and if you see someone putting up their legs on the TABLE in the office, YOU GET the feeling that the person is not serious about his image at work.
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by preetisoni2411

sounds like "double", a person who always has double thoughts is not serious
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by srnayak17

It sound like Dabba, Dabba people doesn't do any work, they just hang around.
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by gremadness

dabble sounds like one who babbles in office is dabbles
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by charan_jld

DABBLE also means immerse (one's hands or feet ) partially in water and move them around will it sound???? DABBLE DABBLE....
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by nileshdive

dabba on table
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by swap.kamble

dabble->playing in the tap water and making noise
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by sansecretcp

dabble _____means to fuck someone
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by gremadness

On double bed you dabble in studies, you are not serious about it
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it sounds like double, we you have double work than single work, you won't work in serious fashion
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by pankajyadav111

Dabble-drink+paddle means any liquid(drink) we paddle that is splash...hope it helps
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by Dhavalmaster


Short Definition : delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress

(noun) something considered choice to eat
Synonyms : delicacy , goody , kickshaw , treat

(adj) affectedly dainty or refined
Synonyms : mincing , niminy-piminy , prim , twee

(adj) delicately beautiful
Synonyms : exquisite
Example Sentence
  • a dainty teacup
  • an exquisite cameo

(adj) especially pleasing to the taste
Example Sentence
  • a dainty dish to set before a kind

(adj) excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
Synonyms : nice , overnice , prissy , squeamish
Example Sentence
  • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
  • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dainty

d + ainty.(aunty). Think of your aunty..who even though she is delicate IS NOT EASY TO PLEASE, EVEN IF you gift her beautiful jewellery.
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by preetisoni2411

~deity:God......God is not easy to please ..... and their idol are delicately beautiful
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by rajeev10

da in panty delicately small and pretty,something good to eat
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by sansecretcp

as in an aunty, per say your GF's/BF's mother... nomatter how delicately you handle them. they are hard to please..
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by siddharth4484

DELICATE aunty is FINICKY but once you win her heart, she is TASTY and DELICIOUS ;)
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by friendofafriend

"Dain Tea" Tea is Gods Dain (Blessing) .. iys plant is so delicate yet it so good to eat.
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by anujpathania


Short Definition : raised platform for speakers or other important people

(noun) a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
Synonyms : ambo , podium , pulpit , rostrum , soapbox , stump

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dais

Mnemonic: It sounds like DESK and a desk is similar to a raised platform which we use in a school or an office.
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by kaustubh

as in rAISE platform
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by amitsingh

The Days Inn hotel will provide a raised platform for the speaker in the meeting room.
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by Marise

dais(raise)->dai+raise+senior going to present the talk
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : trifle with; toy with; treat without the necessary seriousness; procrastinate; waste time

(verb) behave carelessly or indifferently
Synonyms : flirt , play , toy
Example Sentence
  • Play about with a young girl's affection

(verb) waste time
Synonyms : dawdle
Example Sentence
  • Get busy--don't dally!

(verb) talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions
Example Sentence
  • The guys always try to chat up the new secretaries
  • My husband never flirts with other women

(verb) consider not very seriously
Synonyms : play , trifle
Example Sentence
  • He is trifling with her
  • She plays with the thought of moving to Tasmania

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dally

sounds like daily you waste your time.right?/
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by preetisoni2411

sounds like dolly or doll with u like o play
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by akshay shah

dally sounds like delay. lazy people delay work,
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by vedang

Sound like "dali" (wooden stick)
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by mahaveerjain

sounds like tally....when things are serious and important, you tally ( at work). oppposite is dally.
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by csg123

dolly ke sath timepass
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by swap.kamble

dally-> with doll, treat without the necessary seriousness and wasting time.
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : condemn; criticize severely; condemn to everlasting punishment; doom; bring to ruin; N. damnation

(noun) something of little value
Example Sentence
  • his promise is not worth a damn
  • not worth one red cent
  • not worth shucks

(verb) wish harm upon; invoke evil upon
Example Sentence
  • The bad witch cursed the child

(adj) used as expletives
Synonyms : goddamn
Example Sentence
  • oh, damn (or goddamn)!

(adj) expletives used informally as intensifiers
Example Sentence
  • he's a blasted idiot
  • it's a blamed shame
  • a blame cold winter
  • not a blessed dime
  • I'll be damned (or blessed or darned or goddamned) if I'll do any such thing
  • he's a damn (or goddam or goddamned) fool
  • a deuced idiot
  • an infernal nuisance

(adv) extremely
Synonyms : all-fired , bloody
Example Sentence
  • you are bloody right
  • Why are you so all-fired aggressive?


Short Definition : damp; unpleasantly wet

(adj) unpleasantly cool and humid
Synonyms : clammy
Example Sentence
  • a clammy handshake
  • clammy weather
  • a dank cellar
  • dank rain forests

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dank

dank...Damp ANd Kool...simple:)
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by miscyman

tang: Think of BANK->"Bank of river" which is going to be wet,humid and cool.
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by ravigre

dank sounds similar to damp, as the meaning damp and moist
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by sahil.ccet

Dank - it sounds like Dunk (like dunk by bee). When it bites you will feel unpleasantly wet in that affected area.
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by vikasgupta

D(the) tANK: climate in da tank is cool ,humid nd unpleasent
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by sshhivaa

dank sounds like the tank of water always humid & cool.
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by shaktipada

down tank leak unpleasant wet in pant.
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by sansecretcp

Dank me saap rahta hai and dank marta hai
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by mahaveerjain

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