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Short Definition : harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid

(verb) annoy continually or chronically
Synonyms : beset , chevvy , chevy , chivvy , chivy , harass , hassle , molest , plague , provoke
Example Sentence
  • He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked
  • This man harasses his female co-workers

(verb) make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
Synonyms : ravage

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for harry

In the movie Harry Potter, Harry is tormented and harassed time and again by villains..
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by jc

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by userdce

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by onno manush

keep on commenting on my hair(harry) make me ignore it.
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg

(noun) the production of young from an egg
Synonyms : hatching

(noun) shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
Synonyms : crosshatch , hachure , hatching

(noun) a movable barrier covering a hatchway
(verb) emerge from the eggs
Example Sentence
  • young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch

(verb) devise or invent
Synonyms : concoct , dream up , think of , think up
Example Sentence
  • He thought up a plan to get rich quickly
  • no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software

(verb) inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
(verb) draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper
Example Sentence
  • hatch the sheet

(verb) sit on (eggs)
Synonyms : brood , cover , incubate
Example Sentence
  • Birds brood
  • The female covers the eggs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hatch

sounds like LATCH..which opens the door ( lid here )
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by iamkrazee

don't count ur chickens before they are hatched and the door is latched.
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by sanjeev

latch on the hatch
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by 1.6k

The latch on the hatch failed to catch, so the hatch remained unlatched.
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by nupur10000

hatch back cars.. a lid covering the back side or almost from above something.. or hatch>> hatching eggs.. giving birth to young one's
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by RajeshBorkar


Short Definition : pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty

(noun) overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for haughtiness

read as HOTTIE - a girl who is considered a hottie will be arrogant.
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by nehaMD

Haughtiness = Heightiness. Because of heightiness/ height most of the people feel proud.
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by clickme_sandip

all kings will be proud and arrogant when everyone adresses thm as HIGHNESS
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by eaglz645


Short Definition : (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented

(noun) a frequently visited place
(verb) follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
Synonyms : stalk
Example Sentence
  • her ex-boyfriend stalked her
  • the ghost of her mother haunted her

(verb) haunt like a ghost; pursue
Synonyms : ghost , obsess
Example Sentence
  • Fear of illness haunts her

(verb) be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
Synonyms : frequent
Example Sentence
  • She haunts the ballet


Short Definition : place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven

(noun) a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
Synonyms : oasis

(noun) a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
Synonyms : harbor , harbour , seaport

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for haven

it sounds like 'heaven'...a place which is always safe.
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by gre_guru

we all know 'tax haven' are the places where all corrupt people stash their illegal money, thus we can imagine that it is a safer place......
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by enigmatic.lucifer

we HAVE No place to stay for the night... lets take refuge in that house... it seems to be a safe place...
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by NikhilAgl


Short Definition : widespread damage; disorder; chaos

(noun) violent and needless disturbance
Synonyms : mayhem

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for havoc

HAd a ViOlent Collision causing chaos.
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by shadip

HAVoc..HAVA(hindi) means air disturbs everything
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by bharatinuguri

sounds like amok
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by ayca

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