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Short Definition : spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling

(verb) worry unnecessarily or excessively
Synonyms : fret , fuss
Example Sentence
  • don't fuss too much over the grandchildren--they are quite big now

(verb) argue over petty things
Synonyms : bicker , brabble , pettifog , quibble , squabble
Example Sentence
  • Let's not quibble over pennies

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for niggle

niggle: sounds like a new girls..who is worrying too much about her first day in college.
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by preetisoni2411

itna mat soch.....jaldi say doc ne di huee goli NIGGLE ja...dont NIGGLE over it too much..............:D
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by verbal800

Niggle rhymes well with word "Nikal" in hindi..Imagine u have found fault in ur friends nature and you ask him/her to go out of the house.."Nikaal" jaao mere ghar se.
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by infogistt

nigal(hindi) when we are in hurry to spend time on minor details we take our food quickly(nigalna)
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by saurabhkhemka

now a days i NIGGLE too much over google...........:D
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by verbal800

to niggle in hindi to eat (khana), these kind of people take much more time in doing things i.e. they niggle time as food
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by quantum_killer

vickel(niggle) - spend too much of time on minor
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by sansecretcp

if a new girls arrive at school, all girls gather around to 1. find faults about her, and the new girl 2. worries if people will like her
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by friendofafriend

niggle=N(Not)+eagle , means not like eagle as eagle planned everything in big terms.
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by fun4k

She niggled with the principal as she is niggling about his child’s future because he gets occasional niggles in his stomach
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by nupur10000


Short Definition : one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruc

(noun) someone who rejects all theories of morality or religious belief
(noun) an advocate of anarchism
Synonyms : anarchist , syndicalist

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nihilist

Nihilist sounds like annihilate. A nihilist wants to annihilate all religious beliefs.
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by Administrator

Nihi= nahi+ list, so social rules are not in these people list
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by omganesh

take the NIL part of it...NIHLISTS are people who consider everything NIL....or in other words, who has a tendency not nullify/destroy everything..
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by deepak27_krishnakumar

nihilist sounds like anhil which means to destroy !
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by zoro

if yu are in selection list you feel hil.It is traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless.
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind

(adj) moving quickly and lightly
Synonyms : agile , quick , spry
Example Sentence
  • sleek and agile as a gymnast
  • as nimble as a deer
  • nimble fingers
  • quick of foot
  • the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it

(adj) mentally quick
Synonyms : agile
Example Sentence
  • an agile mind
  • nimble wits

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nimble

Think about the broom of Harry Potter "Nimbus2000" and Nimbus2001" which are very nimble.
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by atiya

nimble..sounds like nimbu(lemon)..when a lemon falls on the floor it rolls quickly..sure this helps you in understanding the meaning in being NIMBLE
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by nehaMD

nimble = nibu+ able, Nibu pani allows you to move fastily & quickly.
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by shaktipada

nimble= ni for nickel is hard so it is easily (mble for mobile) mobile from one place to another.
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by shaktipada


Short Definition : snip off; stop something's growth or development; bite; make numb with cold; Ex. nip the plan; Ex. A guard dog nipped the postman; Ex. fingers nipped by the extreme chill

(noun) a small drink of liquor
Synonyms : shot
Example Sentence
  • he poured a shot of whiskey

(noun) (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
Synonyms : jap

(noun) the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
Synonyms : flavor , flavour , relish , sapidity , savor , savour , smack , tang

(noun) the property of being moderately cold
Synonyms : chilliness , coolness
Example Sentence
  • the chilliness of early morning

(noun) a tart spicy quality
(noun) a small sharp bite or snip
Synonyms : pinch

(verb) squeeze tightly between the fingers
Synonyms : pinch , squeeze , tweet , twinge , twitch
Example Sentence
  • He pinched her behind
  • She squeezed the bottle

(verb) give a small sharp bite to
Example Sentence
  • The Queen's corgis always nip at her staff's ankles

(verb) sever or remove by pinching or snipping
Synonyms : clip , nip off , snip , snip off
Example Sentence
  • nip off the flowers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nip

NIP, think it as an abbr. for Not In Progress. So someone is stopping your growth or development.
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by gunjanshah

nip sounds like nib which is a small n sharp...
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by crazylooks

(Nip)think as nip comes from nipple which is small knob of breast and sharp...
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by sayem127

nip = nipple = when kids drink from nipples of their mothers they grow. niip is opposite of that
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by friendofafriend


Short Definition : in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude

(noun) (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness
Synonyms : enlightenment

(noun) any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nirvana

nirvana=nirantaram(always)+vana(rain)... in a place with continuos rain ,people will be blissful and happy(no scarcity)
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it also means "a state of perfect happiness"
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by anshAVI

in Punjabi *van* means to cry in sorrow so nir means (without) van means (cry) so place without cry is nirvana
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by saravpreet.302

think of the nirvna movie to know
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by vivekkarumudi

in nirvana movie the players transcend to the game world where there is complete bliss and there is no death to any of tehm
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by vivekkarumudi

nirvana dhyanam to attain ideal state
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by sansecretcp


Short Definition : done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne

(adj) belonging to or active during the night
Example Sentence
  • nocturnal animals are active at night
  • nocturnal plants have flowers that open at night and close by day

(adj) of or relating to or occurring in the night
Example Sentence
  • nocturnal darkness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nocturnal

no+c+turn+al no turn(traffic lites)are active at nite!!
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by crazylooks cannot see all turns at must be active thru out nite while drving
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sybar-rite can be pronounced as cyber-rite,so person fond of cyber(web) is fond of luxury and pleasure.
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by vishalsfx

noc(tongue in tamil) turn al-> tongue active at night turning all direction.
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by sansecretcp

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