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Short Definition : lower; Ex. nether garments/regions

(adj) lower
Example Sentence
  • gnawed his nether lip

(adj) dwelling beneath the surface of the earth
Synonyms : chthonian , chthonic
Example Sentence
  • nether regions

(adj) located below or beneath something else
Synonyms : under
Example Sentence
  • nether garments
  • the under parts of a machine

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nether

"NetherLand" is a country which is quite below and also called a Holland meaning hollow land. Hence can be remembered as "Nether"+"land"
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by infogistt

na idhar na udhar neeche idhar i.e. nether
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by mehramansi

NET+HER....when you keep HER(a girl) tied in a NET, you LOWER yourself morally...nether also means lower(adjective)
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by nileshdive

hither means here. nether means under.
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by garrulous

nethe+r...nethe..sounds very near to necche....means ..below..or HID HER SELF under the NET.........MEANS BELOW THE NET..OR BENEATH OR UNDER THE NET.....
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by preetisoni2411

net+her-> her lower garments in netted pattern
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by preetisoni2411

sounds like nadhir(lowest point)
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by manoj_gre


Short Definition : irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome

(noun) any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
(verb) sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
Synonyms : urticate

(verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
Synonyms : annoy , bother , chafe , devil , get at , get to , gravel , irritate , nark , rag , rile , vex
Example Sentence
  • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
  • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nettle

Nettle sounds like kettle. A Kettle boiling water makes a lot of noise and is therefore irriating and annoying. It also means "worried".
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by xiaohua23

"net + tle, when internet is slow like turtle.... annoyed!"
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by yang58

nettle sounds like needle when someone is needling u, u get annoyed ,disturbed and irritated
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by maddoghot

take NET..when tennis players hit the ball in the net they get ANNOYED
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by garsone_kill

"Why are these rumors spreading online?? I hate the internet, it's really annoying me..." "Yeah, the net'll do that."
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by rashtastic

net + le >> jab tumhara dost net le bolata hai aur woh bohot slow nikalta hai, tab bohot jaan pe aati hai.. we get annoyed over friend and irritated while surfing the net..
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by RajeshBorkar

Noisy like Kettle (Imagine a kettle which is burning and making alot of noise)->irritating;annoying
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by ali_aj

keep on putting nettle in my finger got irritated,annoy, vex
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : connection

(noun) the means of connection between things linked in series
Synonyms : link

(noun) a connected series or group
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nexus

there is connection in between we and next to us.
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remember naxalites. They have groups and connections with each other.
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by cp.jethani

it originates from "net".. since a network connects things..
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by muffisoni

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by nachi

Google -- connected to android.. So their phone name nexus
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by swap.kamble

think of Lexus SUV's >> they are big in space so a group of people can sit in it...
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by RajeshBorkar

samsung NEXUS having good 3g CONNECTION
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : beak(bill); pen point

(noun) the writing point of a pen
Synonyms : pen nib

(noun) horny projecting mouth of a bird
Synonyms : beak , bill , neb , pecker


Short Definition : precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties

(noun) conformity with some esthetic standard of correctness or propriety
Synonyms : justness , rightness
Example Sentence
  • it was performed with justness and beauty

(noun) a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
Synonyms : nuance , refinement , shade , subtlety
Example Sentence
  • without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor
  • don't argue about shades of meaning

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nicety

break nicety as 'nice'& 'ty' as 'tea' so its 'nice tea' that means it has perfect taste and is distinct from the others.
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by nishit.mehta

nicety-> nice+tea= accurate sugar and tea powder.
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person

(adj) petty or reluctant in giving or spending
Synonyms : grudging , scrimy
Example Sentence
  • a niggardly tip

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for niggardly

nigar khan dont spend money on clothes jst spend on bikini hehehehe
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by ratikmittal

nigg+HARDLY....he Hardly spends money
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by garsone_kill

ni(nahi) gar(ghar or home) jiske pass ghar nahi hai woh toh reluctant hoga hi!
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by vevin1986

niggardly=ni+ggar+hardly(sounds like beggar)who is stingy yet times
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by crazylooks

ni+gard= night gard ke pass spend karne ke liye rupe nahi hote hai
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by amit151190

nigger + ly = a nigger(a black)has no money means he is stingy
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by sekharcvs

Nig(kinda like Pick)+gardly(kinda like Hardly);therefore,someone who HARDLY PICK up a check, stingy,miser
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by ali_aj

taking out is nick purse is hardly rarer, stingy
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by sansecretcp

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