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Short Definition : shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds

(noun) the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
Synonyms : jostling

(verb) make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
Example Sentence
  • We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform

(verb) come into rough contact with while moving
Synonyms : shove
Example Sentence
  • The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jostle

remember it from shahruk's movie: JOSH, in that movie the scorpion and eagle gang kept on bumping each other
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by anshulnirvana

by reading jostle the first thing which rhymes in my mind is "hustle and bustle". If there is hustle and bustle in the market then jostle is bound to happen.
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by cp.jethani

jost(josh)+le...josh josh me rickey ponting PUSHED sharad pawar while taking champians trophy.
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by preetisoni2411

Jostle sounds similarly to jotter. Jostle: push and shove. Jotter: small notebook for rough notes. ==> Remembering this sentence may help: "People jostle to buy jotters..."
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by kguide

sounds like JA SALE....we push our friend roughly after saying this....
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by nileshdive

Try to remember with "Hostile"
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by Born2GRE

sounds like hassle nd has similar meaning
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by jason_smick

Don't justle, Just Tell what's wrong with u?
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by navid

HOSTEL -> Hostile -> ~ = in hostel we sometimes jostle between friends
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by mamun028


Short Definition : good-natured; merry; cheerful

(adj) full of or showing high-spirited merriment
Synonyms : gay , jocund , jolly , merry , mirthful
Example Sentence
  • when hearts were young and gay
  • a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company
  • the jolly crowd at the reunion
  • jolly old Saint Nick
  • a jovial old gentleman
  • have a merry Christmas
  • peals of merry laughter
  • a mirthful laugh

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jovial

jovial=jo(joy)+vi(by)+al(all), so jovial means happiness, joyful, merriment
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by rajdip

Think....Band singer BON JOVI is a cheerful person.... how :-)?
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by zamil

Jolly, akshay kumar in houseful 2 movie was very cheerful
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by samarth3692

jo+vial: jo means happy or cheerful as in JOLLY and JOY
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by nikhilparasher


Short Definition : rejoicing; great joy

(noun) a feeling of extreme joy
Synonyms : exultation , jubilance , jubilancy

(noun) a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
Synonyms : celebration

(noun) the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
Synonyms : exultation , rejoicing

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jubilation

At the golden JUBILEE of the organization the workers were very jubilant.
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by amit251285

jubilation is similar to jublees, so when we are celebrating jublees(silver, gold etc) we are very happy and in a joyous mood.
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by anilmamillapalli


Short Definition : judicial branch of government

(noun) persons who administer justice
Synonyms : bench

(noun) the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government


Short Definition : sound on judgment; wise

(adj) marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
Synonyms : heady , wise
Example Sentence
  • judicious use of one's money
  • a wise decision

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for judicious

judi+cious--- having JUDgement qualities
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by nikhilparasher


Short Definition : pitcher; container for holding liquids

(noun) a large bottle with a narrow mouth
(noun) the quantity contained in a jug
Synonyms : jugful

(verb) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
Example Sentence
  • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
  • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life

(verb) stew in an earthenware jug
Example Sentence
  • jug the rabbit

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