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Short Definition : gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
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.
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.
suppose a person comes and is greeted by a group of mace who have no other work to do. This person says "kya choohey (MICE) paal rakhey hain"
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.
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(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 means mice is soaked in liquid to soften and then sold at a very wasteful(waste away) prices
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.
this word sounds like "macchi vali" means women who sell fish... and they are very crafty in doing double-dealing with people.
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
Sounds like MARRIAGE GIRL....I wrote a short love poem to my girl and she became a marriage girl
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
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
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