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Short Definition : ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N.
sounds like "Harry" Potter who wards off the curse from Voldemort..
pari- imagine a pari(angel) warding off difficulties .
When somebody harries you , you need to parry the coming blows and you cant be tarry about that!
to manage cleverly to avoid dealing with a difficult question or some criticism (pari )
parry- sparring ^.^
parry.in hindi sounds like paro(legs),so in fight using ur legs u can defend ur self also u can deflect ur opponent.which is second meaning of the word.
1. टाल-मटोल (f) 2. बचाव (m) 3. वार बचाना
parry(pairry~pairy): these days if the male of a pair punches the female, she inturn punching the guy. like boxers a reverse blow/punch to the first blow given.
A fielder can carry/parry the ball.
Good luck if you can deflect a blow from the Refrigerator Parry
Parry means I have shown that I can do it by hitting the my enemy.
khaalla maar PARat kaRY (read in marathi)
Short Definition : stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
parsi-purse,,,mony-money....one who will not take money from his purse - a greedy person.....
this mnemonic requires understanding of hindi..parsi(parsii..a kind of community) mony sound like "money" now imagine a parsii man who has got lot of money but still he is frugal..he doesnt want to spend...so he is parsimonious .
sparse + money = one who takes money rarely.
parsimony: partial money - spends money very partially or scarcely
Parsi =Purse Seal,mony=money,so a purse with money but sealed,why bcuz unwilling to spend money
PASS SOME MONEY
parsimony:parse+money: parsing the money again and again means counting/looking/thinking again and again would be usually a stingy guy.
parsi oldman having money
a cynic person acts like a sink , he just want to see dirty things
imagin sm1 whose purse has been stealed,so he will take very good care in spending the small money he had
Short Definition : incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
Short Definition : state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
Short Definition : one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party (with dislike of any others); N: strong supporter of a party; guerrilla
parti(think of a political party)+san(son)...so a father who is favouring his son's political party, instead of a good party.
A partisan says, 'my party is my SON, my daughter, my mom & my dad'
just d way civism is being a good citizen, partism (reminds of partisan) is being a good(ardent) supporter of a party/group/person/activity
PARTison -> taking a PART or side
Short Definition : divide into parts
Short Definition : upstart; newly rich person
think of praveen(of indian crkt team)who has just entered into team and nw earnng a lot.....so is a newly rich person
par(paar) means dur in hindi and venur means place.the one who has moves 'dur' from his place to a high level is parvenue
parv+enu(sounds like NEW)...SO something that has been newly started.
parvenu=parar hogaya venu,he took all the money from every body and went,he gained economic status
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helpful 4 mallus. Tell "paavam aayirunnu" in malabar dialect. It sounds like "paaveynu" which is similar to "Parvenu". Which means he "was poor". Has the similar meaning
Break the word into UPPAR meaning upper or higher class in HINDI. and then VENUE of english. So it's a hinglish word meaning a higher standard or position
venu ke par lag gaye
Think of happy gilmore! A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course! PAR for golf, which he is V (the) NEWcomer
newly up to par
Farmer become rick when his nadi par venue property rose in price but he was still rustic in manners.
Short Definition : not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance