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ordinance

Short Definition : decree; authoritative order

Definition
(noun) an authoritative rule
Synonyms : regulation
Definition
(noun) a statute enacted by a city government Definition
(noun) the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders
Synonyms : ordination
Example Sentence
  • the rabbi's family was present for his ordination
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ordinance

order by nuns(they give orders for the welfare of people)

we know ordinance factories.. in that various oder related goods like agarbatti, perfumes n all are prepared.. so mostly HOLY PEOPLE place orders in such factories..

authoritative order for nuns

ordination

Short Definition : ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest

Definition
(noun) the status of being ordained to a sacred office Definition
(noun) logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
Synonyms : order ordering
Example Sentence
  • we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation
Definition
(noun) the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders
Synonyms : ordinance
Example Sentence
  • the rabbi's family was present for his ordination
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ordination

order by the nation

orgy

Short Definition : wild drunken revelry; unrestrained indulgence in an activity; Ex. orgy of shopping

Definition
(noun) any act of immoderate indulgence
Synonyms : binge splurge
Example Sentence
  • an orgy of shopping
  • an emotional binge
  • a splurge of spending
Definition
(noun) secret rite in the cults of ancient Greek or Roman deities involving singing and dancing and drinking and sexual activity Definition
(noun) a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for orgy

orgy sound like "Orgasm" >>sex !!!! love sex & rock n roll( sUR ,sura & sundari / sharab,shabab kabab) all it means wild gathering 1 party hard

OR (can relate to hindi aur , means more) gy(ghee) , excess of ghee will be bad for you

Orgy: Aur Gy..r jaye (logon ki najaron se) jo group mein drink, sex karne lag jaye

orient

Short Definition : get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate

Definition
(noun) the countries of Asia
Synonyms : east
Definition
(noun) the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia
Synonyms : eastern hemisphere
Definition
(verb) be oriented
Synonyms : point
Example Sentence
  • The weather vane points North
  • the dancers toes pointed outward
Definition
(verb) determine one's position with reference to another point
Synonyms : orientate
Example Sentence
  • We had to orient ourselves in the forest
Definition
(verb) cause to point
Example Sentence
  • Orient the house towards the West
Definition
(verb) familiarize (someone) with new surroundings or circumstances
Example Sentence
  • The dean of students tries to orient the freshmen
Definition
(verb) adjust to a specific need or market
Synonyms : tailor
Example Sentence
  • a magazine oriented towards young people
  • tailor your needs to your surroundings
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for orient

Imagine your friend informing about Orient PSPO (fan) :)

If we cannot go to orient hotel will go to near by small hotel

orientation

Short Definition : act of finding oneself in society; orienting

Definition
(noun) the act of orienting Definition
(noun) an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs Definition
(noun) position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions Definition
(noun) a predisposition in favor of something
Example Sentence
  • a predilection for expensive cars
  • his sexual preferences
  • showed a Marxist orientation
Definition
(noun) a person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships Definition
(noun) a course introducing a new situation or environment
Synonyms : orientation course

orifice

Short Definition : mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth

Definition
(noun) an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity
Synonyms : opening porta
Example Sentence
  • the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for orifice

ORI + FICES oral and flies ... Mouth wide open so flies might go in

"Ore if Ice" -> Ore if taken as ice will stuck into your body cavity opening.

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Small opening in bakery oven to keep fire - orifice

agory will keep fire in there mouth like opening

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