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raiment

Short Definition : clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.

Definition
(noun) especially fine or decorative clothing
Synonyms : array regalia
Definition
(verb) provide with clothes or put clothes on
Example Sentence
  • Parents must feed and dress their child
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for raiment

sounds like the Raymond brand which is famous for its garments.

rai reminds us of aishwarya rai...who wears beautiful clothes..

raiment sounds lyk raymond,CLOTHING mankind since 1965

raiment snds like garment....so clothings

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Raiment sounds like Bollywood heroine Raima Sen... She represents lack of clothing.. just the opposite of Raiment

rake

Short Definition : immoral or dissolute person

Definition
(noun) a dissolute man in fashionable society Definition
(noun) degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
Synonyms : pitch slant
Example Sentence
  • the roof had a steep pitch
Definition
(noun) a long-handled tool with a row of teeth at its head; used to move leaves or loosen soil Definition
(verb) move through with or as if with a rake
Example Sentence
  • She raked her fingers through her hair
Definition
(verb) level or smooth with a rake
Example Sentence
  • rake gravel
Definition
(verb) sweep the length of
Example Sentence
  • The gunfire raked the coast
Definition
(verb) examine hastily
Example Sentence
  • She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi
Definition
(verb) gather with a rake
Example Sentence
  • rake leaves
Definition
(verb) scrape gently
Synonyms : crease graze
Example Sentence
  • graze the skin
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rake

Raki ... rakhi sawant is morally degraded

rake...its a name given to person..who host a POKER game in casino.....HE IS CALLED RAKE because he takes commision for hosting a game....any one who takes commision is considered a IMMORAL person. the word used is rake off

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rake sounds like fake.. So a rake person is a fake or immoral and dissolute person..!!

Rake sounds like Rakesh Roshan (A dissolute man in fashionable society)

Rak (crayfish) sit as mafia boss in brothel with five nice hot human girls.

rakish

Short Definition : jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.

Definition
(adj) marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
Example Sentence
  • a dapper young man
  • a jaunty red hat
Definition
(adj) marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
Synonyms : devil-may-care raffish
Example Sentence
  • a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rakish

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rakish=reebok+stylish sporty and stylish

raki(rakhi)+sh( sawant)

for "rak" in rakish think of rakesh roshan(hrithik roshan) and for "ish" think of aishwarya rai......both are stylish

rakish~rekiss suppose man rekiss woman that manner disturb woman hence man is dissolute (rakish) according to woman

rakesh roshan ka launda hritik roshan bohot style maarta hai

rak(rake)..and a rake is dissolute person.

rakesh roshan meeta jaunty rodes roshan....jaunty(animated and carefree).

jackish shroff.......who is very stylish

I am stylish like jaunty rhodes, vote for me.

rally

Short Definition : come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering

Definition
(noun) a large gathering of people intended to arouse enthusiasm
Synonyms : mass meeting
Definition
(noun) the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort
Synonyms : rallying
Example Sentence
  • he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning
  • he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack
Definition
(noun) a marked recovery of strength or spirits during an illness Definition
(noun) an automobile race run over public roads Definition
(noun) (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes
Synonyms : exchange
Example Sentence
  • after a short rally Connors won the point
Definition
(verb) gather
Synonyms : beat up drum up
Example Sentence
  • drum up support
Definition
(verb) call to arms; of military personnel Definition
(verb) gather or bring together
Example Sentence
  • muster the courage to do something
  • she rallied her intellect
  • Summon all your courage
Definition
(verb) return to a former condition
Synonyms : rebound
Example Sentence
  • The jilted lover soon rallied and found new friends
  • The stock market rallied
Definition
(verb) harass with persistent criticism or carping
Example Sentence
  • The children teased the new teacher
  • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
  • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rally

For rally political parities "call up" many people

In the game UNREAL TOURNAMENT we have a mutator called RELIC which rhymes with RALLY...the relic in game give us extra energy..or it makes us stronger..!!

And if somebody else takes our relic...we rally at him..!!

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Many players fight or gather to collect a relic in the game!! hence they rally to collect the relic!

ram

Short Definition : male sheep; V. strike or drive against with a heavy impact

Definition
(noun) the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible Definition
(noun) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aries
Synonyms : aries
Definition
(noun) the first sign of the zodiac which the sun enters at the vernal equinox; the sun is in this sign from about March 21 to April 19
Synonyms : aries aries the ram
Definition
(noun) a tool for driving or forcing something by impact Definition
(noun) uncastrated adult male sheep
Synonyms : tup
Example Sentence
  • a British term is `tup'
Definition
(verb) strike or drive against with a heavy impact
Synonyms : pound ram down
Example Sentence
  • ram the gate with a sledgehammer
  • pound on the door
Definition
(verb) force into or from an action or state, either physically or metaphorically
Synonyms : drive force
Example Sentence
  • She rammed her mind into focus
  • He drives me mad
Definition
(verb) undergo damage or destruction on impact
Synonyms : crash
Example Sentence
  • the plane crashed into the ocean
  • The car crashed into the lamp post
Definition
(verb) crowd or pack to capacity
Synonyms : chock up cram jam jampack wad
Example Sentence
  • the theater was jampacked
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ram

Ram - RAm was strong warrior who striked against with a heavy impact

sounds like 'rum'....peeke DRIVE kiya aur pole ko WITH HEAVY IMPACT dash mar diya

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imagine a sheep named ram striking forcefully against another ram

ramu is sheepherd.he has a tool..........a tool for driving or forcing something by impact

ramble

Short Definition : wander aimlessly (physically or mentally); digress

Definition
(noun) an aimless amble on a winding course
Synonyms : meander
Definition
(verb) continue talking or writing in a desultory manner
Synonyms : jog ramble on
Example Sentence
  • This novel rambles on and jogs
Definition
(verb) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
Example Sentence
  • The gypsies roamed the woods
  • roving vagabonds
  • the wandering Jew
  • The cattle roam across the prairie
  • the laborers drift from one town to the next
  • They rolled from town to town
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ramble

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Ram + amble -- Ram(rambo) ambled (wandered) aimlessly in the jungle.

ramble(RA+AMBLE)-Amble RAndomly i.e. aimlessly.

RAM.....shriram going vanvasa.....that is wandering....

RAMBO wandered aimlessly !

Remember Gamble. Those who gamble will Ramble

Rhymes with babble...hence to ramble on means to babble on sth..

ramble = gamble . when you speak by gamble

ramification

Short Definition : branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision

Definition
(noun) the act of branching out or dividing into branches
Synonyms : branching fork forking
Definition
(noun) a part of a forked or branching shape
Synonyms : branch leg
Example Sentence
  • he broke off one of the branches
Definition
(noun) a development that complicates a situation
Synonyms : complication
Example Sentence
  • the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications
Definition
(noun) an arrangement of branching parts
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ramification

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Bhagwan Ram and his brothers were subdivided, i.e., two were sent to the jungle and while the other two stayed in the kingdom. So, ramification means subdivision.

opposite of unification

politicians divide people on the basis of god...RAMIFICATION means dividing people having Ram as their god from other people

the consequence of an act of war is that you then have your enemy RAMMING your fort-ICATION

RAM.....random access memory... we divide RAM of computer to boost the speed...something

ramification..in mathamatics(geometrical term)..we use this term..where we see that square root function of a complex number can be seen having two branches..and both of them differing in sign....

When you ram a gate, it divides into branches(pieces) ...battering ram from age of empires ;) RAM THE WALL

The ramification of fighting with Ram can never be good.

The ramification of Ram’s study is in the report card.

ramification-(ram forest)-In ramayan when ram was sent to the forest ,the decision has many complications

ramify

Short Definition : branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions

Definition
(verb) have or develop complicating consequences
Synonyms : complexify
Example Sentence
  • These actions will ramify
Definition
(verb) grow and send out branches or branch-like structures
Synonyms : branch
Example Sentence
  • these plants ramify early and get to be very large
Definition
(verb) divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork
Example Sentence
  • The road forks
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ramify

compare with RAM of computer which have various memory locations

ramify sounds similar to classify ram + ify = class + ify

Unify * Ramify

Lord RAM DIVIDEd his army to attack Lanka from various sides..

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this word can be related to ALGEBRIC NUMBER theory...where we RAMIFY (means FACTORISING..MEANS..branching out)the prime number into its repeated prime factors.....

Unify * Ramify

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