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Short Definition : brief statement used to express a principle
Short Definition : charlatan; boastful pretender
mountebank can be broken as mouth+bank=person whose mouth is a bank of words....who is extremely boastful and pretentious...
"I have a bank built over on a mountain" "what a mountebank"
when u read bank.. think of a bank robbery.. n to carry out a robbery need to disguise as a quack (charlatan)
person who BOASTS that he has been to MOUNTains and BANKs of many rivers etc.
person who says he owns a bank on a distant mountain is obviously montebanking
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U.S. BANKS swindled and deceived the world into buying worthless, mortgage-backed securities. Then they went to Capitol HILL (like MOUNTain) to get a $700 Billion bailout.
votebank politics means complete deception, as we see these days.. mountebank is similar
MOUNTEBANK-MOUNT+BANK PERSONS WHO DECEIVES SAYING THAT MOUNTAIN(MOUNT) IS FULL OF MONEY(BANK)
Mountebank was a quack doctor who used to mount a Bank (Bench in past) and sell his magical medicines.
Short Definition : confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
sounds like addle, puddle, fuddle which means be confused or make confused.
It is very difficult to walk through MUD- Muddle like walking through mud
Short Definition : (of weather) warm and damp
maggipovaDam in Telugu means "burn/scorch"
muggy=muddy..i.e damp;close & sticky.
When u drink sth like coffee, tea, etc. from a MUG, it is usually warm and damp
Short Definition : defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
to mulct someone...semiliar to mug someone
mal+ act >>> -ve act...
MU (mujhe)L (License ka)C (Chalaan)T (Thok Diya)
A mulct will be imposed for littering on the mulch.
"first I was mulct(ed), then i was mocked."
Got mulct? The bank?
mulct : maal-lekar-cut kar ( take the maal and cut their money )
mulct - MULC(society)ka Traitor
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Malkit Singh mulct people of our mulk.
Short Definition : varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
MULTI(many) + FAR + US = when MANY people come from FAR away to the US, the population gets GREATLY DIVERSIFIED
multi+farious(rhymes with facious) means having multi faces so variety
in a fun FAIR variety of people come