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libel

Short Definition : defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous

Definition
(noun) a false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person Definition
(noun) the written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defamation) and any relief he seeks Definition
(verb) print slanderous statements against
Example Sentence
  • The newspaper was accused of libeling him
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libel

libel is close to label.WE always tend to LABEL people by their shortcomings, thus libel=defamatory statement

First LIE about somebody and then ring the BELL to let everyone know!

sounds like rebel. a rebel will always make defamatory statements against ppl he is rebelling against

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LIe aBout a person which will ELiminate his fame (LI B EL)

in a way antonym of bible, bible contains praise sentences about GOD, while libel is act of writing defamatory sentences

You are liable if you libel someone.

sounds rebel >>> to rebel against some one, mostly people use newspapers and write against someone..

libertine

Short Definition : debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou'e; CF. free

Definition
(noun) a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
Synonyms : debauchee rounder
Definition
(adj) unrestrained by convention or morality
Example Sentence
  • Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
  • deplorably dissipated and degraded
  • riotous living
  • fast women
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libertine

LIBERTINE=liberti+ne=LIBERTY IN Excess can make you irresponsible and immoral.

Libertine = Liberal Teens...you know how morally unrestrained they are

libertine is related to liberty(having rights to do something... its usually with politicians.. so tey majatat),a libertine person is carefree and has no restrictions regarding moral values.

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Girls beat a libertine with liberty chappals.

libidinous

Short Definition : lustful

Definition
(adj) driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
Synonyms : lascivious lewd lustful
Example Sentence
  • libidinous orgies
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libido : which means to have pleasure during sex... so similar meaning

LIBIDO RHYMES WID DILDO...SO LUSTFUL

libido

Short Definition : psychic and emotional energy or urges behind human activity; sexual desire

Definition
(noun) (psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire
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sounds like Dildo, hence the mnemonic

pay attention on"bid" people who are very rich and lustful have this habbit of bidding on even the unnecessary things.

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libi do.. 2 libi (girl's name)..mmm boner ~ lol just to remember

libretto

Short Definition : text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book

Definition
(noun) the words of an opera or musical play
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libretto

LI-Lee, BRETTO-Bret: we know that Bret Lee is member of a band also, so imagine Li Bretto singing in an opera house...

library(lib) se opera ki text ki book le ke rato(mugging up)(retto)

here retto in the word sounds like retro music which instantly reminds u of music so remeber opera

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for writing the text of an opera you have to RATTO(cram) the whole LIB(rary)

As in we have to ratto (to cram) the Library books....

lib + ratto : if your teacher asks you to write an essay on opera then you'll go to lib and rattafy the libretto

license

Short Definition : official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.

Definition
(noun) a legal document giving official permission to do something
Synonyms : licence permit
Definition
(noun) freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
Synonyms : licence
Definition
(noun) excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
Synonyms : licence
Example Sentence
  • when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near
  • the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum
Definition
(noun) the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
Synonyms : permission permit
Definition
(verb) authorize officially
Synonyms : certify licence
Example Sentence
  • I am licensed to practice law in this state
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