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lexicographer

Short Definition : compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary

Definition
(noun) a compiler or writer of a dictionary; a student of the lexical component of language
Synonyms : lexicologist

lexicon

Short Definition : dictionary

Definition
(noun) a language user's knowledge of words Definition
(noun) a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
Synonyms : dictionary
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lexicon

A guys talks mexican you need a dictonary to understand.

we know lexical analyser.. it actually breaks words and can be used in DICTIONARY for finding meanings..

liability

Short Definition : drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)

Definition
(noun) the state of being legally obliged and responsible Definition
(noun) an obligation to pay money to another party Definition
(noun) the quality of being something that holds you back
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Lia(lie)...ability...ur ability(habit in genreal)will b a major drawback for u in ur carrier

To lie about ur ability is goin to be a disadvantage or drawback.

liaison

Short Definition : contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection

Definition
(noun) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship Definition
(noun) a channel for communication between groups
Example Sentence
  • he provided a liaison with the guerrillas
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LE AI SON KO- grandmother speaks this to her daughter-in-law pointing towards her grandchild. Child is liaison between both.

lassan acts as a link of communication between food and tears

LIAISON ~ Li + Ai + Son; son of Li and Ai acts as a liaison between them after their divorce.

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

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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

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
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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.

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

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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

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

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

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