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Short Definition : thick-skinned animal
(noun) any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin: elephant; rhinoceros; hippopotamus
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pachyderm
derm means skin(dermatologist is a skin specialist) and eg for pachderm animals are elephants,hippopotomus,etc ..the word pachy sounds like pack.. so the skin is so packed that is becomes thick.. thus pachyderm is thick-skinned
Pachy(Paanch,5) + Derm(Skin)...Five layers of Skin...thick skinned
Packed derm(skin)...hence thick skinned animals.
pachy a greek root means thick + dermwich means skin
pachyderm-derm means skin and pachy means hardly packed like the skin of the elephant,hippopotamus
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Short Definition : one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
(noun) someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
(adj) opposed to war
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pacifist
pacify means to make calm or soothe.. and a person who pacifies.. is opposed to war and force..
One who wants Peace(paci)+first(fist)
pacifist is one who denies to use his fist so antimilitarist.
a pacifier is a baby's dummy or teething ring..which soothes him..just like that a pacifist is a person who soothes you
Pacifist.....Pac(Peace) from Fist(Fight)..who seek peace from fight is ANTI-MILITARIST.
Short Definition : soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
(verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
She managed to mollify the angry customer
(verb) fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location)
The U.N. troops are working to pacify Bosnia
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pacify
pacific ocean is calm in its way....=pacify =calm or quiet
a passive person is always calm,so calm down
Short Definition : chaplain (in the armed forces)
(noun) a chaplain in one of the military services
(noun) `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequently used in the military
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for padre
padh-re padh-re mainly done by all the fathers in home
padre sounds like "Father" - in fact, it is father in Spanish and Italian. Father is the military chaplain of a home :)
(Mallus)Pathiri Malayalam word for Priest comes from Padre
speak the way Russians do.. it sounds like father
Short Definition : song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
(noun) a formal expression of praise
(noun) (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paean
it is pronounced exactly as P.N.
remember it by 'Priase Number'=praise song.
Paean sounds like "pian+o" which is used in praise songs
(paean sounds like pain) If you take pains and achieve something, then you will hear paeans about you.
Pagan worship(Worshipping natural forces) involve Paen(songs)
take it as peon....he always praises
paEAn...EA sports have taken lots of PAIN to make comp games...hence ppl paean them for that..........love playing cricket and fifa..EA SPORTS
paean is pronounced like pee-un == unpee.. you are not going to pee ... on da contrary, you'd praise them... so paean = praise/ eulogy
PAEAN = PA + EAN ;PA means personal assistant always wants to earn praise from bosses.
peon ban gaya G.M. so gane laga paean
PAAN SINGH TOMAR movie: their PAAN SINGH did the work with gr8 effort, so their was a song of praise for him in the movie
Short Definition : taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
(adj) characterized by extreme care and great effort
conscientious application to the work at hand
scrupulous attention to details
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for painstaking
ohh..pretty easy...divide it like..pain+s+taking....so someone WHO is TAKING A LOT OF PAIN to complete his work.
Divide this way "King" takes great care of his kingdom by taking pain as well.
o no preeti it also means being careful. some suggest a mnemonic for that
PAINSTAKING = My backborn feeling pain due to hard work done for stacking of bricks.