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largess

Short Definition : generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)

Definition
(noun) a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously
Synonyms : largesse
Definition
(noun) liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for largess

largess=Large+S+S==> Large Social Service. that is Gift to society.

largess( large ss) large -very big s-service) very big hearted people shower people with GENEROUS GIFT)

larg(large)+ess(axe a kind of deoderant)....so a girl donating the large number of axe deo as gift to males who sweat alot...such a generous gift it is....

"Large S" = $

when u come late to class .u will be in class without attendance

lascivious

Short Definition : lustful

Definition
(adj) driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
Synonyms : lewd libidinous lustful
Example Sentence
  • libidinous orgies
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lascivious

lascivious (lasci -lust vious -full) so --lustful

LASCiViouS: Las Vegas: Lustful people go thr!

it sounds like lasci(lesbi) implies lust

lassitude

Short Definition : languor; weariness; listlessness

Definition
(noun) a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
Synonyms : lethargy sluggishness
Definition
(noun) a feeling of lack of interest or energy
Synonyms : languor listlessness
Definition
(noun) weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lassitude

After a heavy lunch, if you drink a glass of LASSI, you will go into a lassitude i.e. weariness, lethargy and ultimately go to sleep.

lassitude

we drink LASSI(.. buttermilk in hindi..) when we are tired or WEARED DOWN..

LAST+ALTITUDE....when we reach the highest altitude, we are in lassitude

lassitude sounds like "lets sit dude" .. means the guy is tired ..

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a sitting attitude, as in weariness, langour

ass-sit-mood

lassi pee ke panjaabi dude ko neend aa gayi

lassi(Lazy) + attitude >> Lazy attitude means lack of energy or vitality..

lasting too few = tired and weary

lassitude = less + atitude; weak in operation.

Lass(girl)+Attitude=Lassitude...that's something i think both guys and girls can relate to...a girl with an attitude can lead to..lack of energy..if your chasing her or if your dealing with her..

latch

Short Definition : fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch

Definition
(noun) spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
Synonyms : door latch
Definition
(noun) catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove Definition
(verb) fasten with a latch
Example Sentence
  • latch the door

latent

Short Definition : present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential

Definition
(adj) potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
Example Sentence
  • a latent fingerprint
  • latent talent
Definition
(adj) (pathology) not presently active
Example Sentence
  • latent infection
  • latent diabetes
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for latent

regroup the words and spell it as talent.. many people have POTENTIAL(talent..)but undeveloped..where as some people HIDE their talent..

Latent heat can be seen as heat which is "HIDDEN".

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when u lay in tent u become hidden to anyone outside.

late entry maarega

late+ent - which wil be active late...

someone with LATENT TALENT is called a LATE bloomer.

Relate it to LATENT HEAT in physics....simple

saLA TENT mein so ra hai

lack(not presently) of tent-talent

latent = late + nt; late night it will rise now it is in sleping mode.

lateral

Short Definition : of or coming from the side

Definition
(noun) a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
Synonyms : lateral pass
Definition
(adj) situated at or extending to the side
Synonyms : sidelong
Example Sentence
  • the lateral branches of a tree
  • shot out sidelong boughs
Definition
(adj) lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body
Example Sentence
  • lateral lemniscus
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lateral

In cricket we say tat thr was a LATERAL seam movement...means tat the ball moved frm 1 side to another after pitching...

lateral=late earn(i.e . jo bad me aaye ,side ka job that gives money)

latitude(globe)..it will be at same level(a lateral shift within the company job) and sidelong(syn of lateral)

latitude

Short Definition : freedom from narrow limitations

Definition
(noun) the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself Definition
(noun) freedom from normal restraints in conduct
Example Sentence
  • the new freedom in movies and novels
  • allowed his children considerable latitude in how they spent their money
Definition
(noun) an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator Definition
(noun) scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought; freedom from restriction
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for latitude

mnemonic:latitude:can be interpreted as lasting attitude,...and any one who's got a good atitude will always be free from narrow thoughts, he/she will never become narrow minded because they have a good attitude.

geographically latitude runs horizontally so you have the freedom to move as widely as u can... ur movement is free from narrow limitations

Let IT go attiTUDE

latitude -> lenient attitude

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Altitude for vertical side (to measure height) , Latitude for horizontal side (to measure width.)

and we all know our atitude towards life makes the difference in our thinking and perception.

Levitated Attitude->Levitate means lighten,to cause to float in the air, so Latitude means Freedom of Attitude

laud

Short Definition : praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise

Definition
(verb) praise, glorify, or honor
Example Sentence
  • extol the virtues of one's children
  • glorify one's spouse's cooking
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for laud

O, Lord! Let me laud You for all your help

when you get an (app)laud you are *praised* for your work

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this mnemonic is in hindi..laud..lad..mummy lad pyar karti hai jab hum prize win karte hai...so this is the form of praising us by her.

it pranounce like lord, lord krishna is praised by all

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