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Short Definition : gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
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sounds like hindi word makbara....and its made over the place where people are either buried or burnt.....and for me its a ghastly place..that I would never like to go to....
Sounds like massacre..which means "excessive killing of many people"..and which also represents death
makbara :to move around makbara in night is a horrified act
Sounds like Nakaab (Mask). So Imagine some one came in front of you wearing a frightening mask, then you will feel gruesome!
ma+cabre...watching cabre is horrible,gruesome and disgusting.
Maha + Kabre = Kabbars are gruesome Another mnemonic can be mocambo who gives horrifying deaths to innocents
MACABRE = Ma went to cabre for money this is a horifying situation abt poverty.
look like ma + cabret. if you saw your mother doing cabret in old hindi move, it would be "horrifying" and would scar you for life :)
Short Definition : ceremonial staff used as a symbol of authority; clublike medieval weapon
don't mess with me otherwise i will hit you with a mace
sounds like Case- The famous CASE wherein the ceremonial staff of the president killed the latter with a club-like weapon was resolved today.
mace on face
Short Definition : soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
macerate sounds like marinate. Marinating chicken or paneer in spices and masala to make them tender. If you over do it , you will end up spoiling it !
MACERATE is like MASTICATE - we chew food, allow the glands (liquid) to soak the food.
(Macerate = Mess + rate)Mess food is hard to eat, so mess owners are doing a tact. They are providing the soft food by keeping it in liquid that results in increase of mess rate.
macerate badam and pista for making of kheer
when u beat with mace,u will be weakened.or cut into parts,which is done when soaked..
MICE ka RATE ghatane ke liye soft paneer lagana padta hai trap mein - sookhi roti se kuch nhi hota !!
mace(make)+rate......to increase the making rate of rajma, chole we first soft these by soaking in water
mac + rates...........mac(apple laptop) are just SOAKING my pocket....and also the liquid of my body.
MASCIRATE = MAS-CI-R-ATE = MASS REDUCED. HOW?? SOAKING OR THROUGH EMASCIATION
Short Definition : crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
sounds like mafia villain. A villain is always crafty and double dealing.
machilavellian(machia+vel+lian)machia=fish,vel=well,lian=lion. lion is thinking very cunningly to get the fish in the well. machia+vel+lian
Typical old hindi film 'villain' with a cigarette in his mouth and who demands 'machis' from you !
Short Definition : pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
MADRIGAL rhymes with married girl..so a PASTORAL SONG was sung for the married girl.
Mad girl's will sing a song in regal theater.
all sisters singing for married girl
Madrid + gal (Skt) Gal refers to voice/throat. Madrid has a lot of population. So, Madrigal means many people singing together
madrigal: ma + d + ri + ga are swaras in music. so it's related to singing. L stands for a LOT of people. so, its a lot of people singing.
madrigal = madri (married) + gal (girl); The song sang at marriage of a girl.
Short Definition : violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
mal(= bad) strom (storm) bad storm like a whirpool
MAEL(MALE)+STROM(MEANS..stromy..violence)..so a male who brings strom into his family
a "mail storm" shot out of Harry Potters fireplace
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think of a storm(comes along with rain) which destroys everything leaving confusion,destruction making it look violent...so it means a situation in which there is a great confusion,violence and destruction
mael(male..poerful)trom(storm).....A powerful storm...whirlpool
maelstorm:(mail+storm): mails coming heavily/continiously like a storm (a flood/whirl/cyclone)
mael(male..powerful ) strom(storm)...Apowerful storm ..whirlpool
Short Definition : authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
ma+is++real authority in Family
Short Definition : official with power to administer the law
Arang and the magistrate -- a good Korean drama
Short Definition : generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
magNANIMAous, NANI MA in hindi, is always "generous" to us
"magnanimity" = "magna"(magnet = attract)+"enemity" =those who attracts his enemy too ,,, are "generous , kind"
MAGNA super market is so "generous" that its raining offers on the customers
animosity means enemity , And Ma can never show animity , she is always generous
Short Definition : person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
People mistake and call this: "business magnet".
a good business man is a MAGNET for money.