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Short Definition : noxious(harmful) smell

(noun) a foul-smelling outflow or vapor (especially a gaseous waste)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for effluvium

the first part of the word is efflu, which means effluents. Effluents as such are harmful and produce a strong noxious smell.
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by sriharisharma

effluvium....efflu(effluent)+vium....effluent means flow out...or vapourize....and in chemistry lab we must have smelt the obnoxious odour of hydrogen sulfide gas............
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by preetisoni2411

EFFLUENT is discharged fluid waste. EFFLUVIUM is discharged, unpleasant odor
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by dshefman

Because of ef+FLU+vium; area was FOUL SMELLING
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by animator

relate efflu to swine flu which is noxious to breathe
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by vivekkarumudi


Short Definition : rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek

(noun) audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to
Example Sentence
  • he despised them for their presumptuousness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for effrontery

for every discussion he comes to the FRONT and a rude manner.
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by raj.manu19

think she stepped IN FRONT OF ME. How dare she be so bold!
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by takingtheGRE

if u can remember the word effront, it brings to mind the rude soldiers who stand in front of the queen's palace .these people are generally rude .u try to talk to them or scold them,they dont even move ,so wen a person scolded continuosly and if he
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by sriharisharma

think FTV .. and FTV is shameless !!
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by rohitbahl1986

ef+front+ery to provide a front is to give support i.e in a way give resistance which means boldness..
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by ajay_raju

The front of a male peacock displays extreme boldness when attracting a mate.
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by Rodeokinney

affront = insult effront = rude and insulting
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by jay_gandhi

when an effrontery man comes in FRONT of you you will think uff(eff) who is in FRONT of mere(ery)
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by everlasting.puneet

E(bad)+Frontery(habit of coming in front of people).....effrontery
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by nileshdive

front me aake teri to #$%.. shameless .. sabke samne
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by swap.kamble

relate effront to affront which is a rude remark
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by vivekkarumudi


Short Definition : shining brightly; brilliant

(adj) radiating or as if radiating light
Synonyms : beaming , beamy , radiant , refulgent
Example Sentence
  • the beaming sun
  • the effulgent daffodils
  • a radiant sunrise
  • a refulgent sunset

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for effulgent

Eff (Efficient)+ full+ gen(gem)= an efficient full gem shins brightly; Efficient+ intelligent = if you are efficient as well as intelligent u ll be the shining star
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by lakshmihs

break it up as ef+full+gent and relate gent to gentle man so a full gentleman is brilliant person
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by vivekkarumudi

effulgent:-ef +fulgent(fuljali) which is always may help.
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by sumi12344

A FULL moon shines brightly.
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by Jackery

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by Sunshine4


Short Definition : pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing

(noun) an unrestrained expression of emotion
Synonyms : blowup , ebullition , gush , outburst

(noun) flow under pressure
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for effusion

effusion rhymes with 'a fusion' reaction where there is an outburst or gush of energy...
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by imajeeth

Effusion=effus(e)+ion Effuse is the opposite of diffuse.In diffusion,substances mix and form a mixture wheras in effusion,the reverse happens,the components POUR out
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by k-electron

when current effuses, fuse ud jaata hai
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by 1.6k

simple which is opposite to diffusion
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by vivekkarumudi

Effective+Profusion.....hence effusion means copius outpouring and it also means an unrestrained flow of words
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by nileshdive

if-u-see-jon...(john abrahim) excitement will pour out
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by bvu

When there is a effective fusion of music, pouring forth, unrestrained outpouring of feelings is witnessed...isnt it..!!!
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by sriharisharma

effusion -> diffusion; both effusion and diffusion are related to flowing.
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by rhasan

Expensive bulb got fused, so many servant apologized with effusion
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effusion; The words which contain fussion term is always means strong flow of something.
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by shaktipada


Short Definition : one's opinion of oneself; self-esteem

(noun) an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
Synonyms : egotism , self-importance

(noun) your consciousness of your own identity
Synonyms : self

(noun) (psychoanalysis) the conscious mind


Short Definition : excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical

(noun) (ethics) the theory that the pursuit of your own welfare in the basis of morality
(noun) concern for your own interests and welfare
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for egoism

how to u differentiate egoism and egotism:::::: egotism - the t in it indicates boastfulness
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by cyli

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