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rivulet

Short Definition : small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river

Definition
(noun) a small stream
Synonyms : rill run runnel streamlet
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rivulet

river at outlet i.e small stream

-let actually means small - rivulet = small river - booklet = small book piglet = small pig - cigarette = small cigar - islet = small island etc.

rivulet = river + inlet; river inlet always flows water.

robust

Short Definition : strong; vigorous

Definition
(adj) sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
Example Sentence
  • a robust body
  • a robust perennial
Definition
(adj) marked by richness and fullness of flavor
Synonyms : full-bodied racy rich
Example Sentence
  • a rich ruby port
  • full-bodied wines
  • a robust claret
  • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee
Definition
(adj) strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity
Example Sentence
  • the experiment yielded robust results
  • a robust faith
Definition
(adj) rough and crude
Example Sentence
  • a robust tale
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for robust

like a robot >>sturdy & strong POWERFUL, MUSCULAR, VIGOROUS

bust of a gal is strong..its soft actually but think opp guys..!!...no personal offense..the more vulgar the better yu grasp..!!...my way !! :)

rococo

Short Definition : ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century

Definition
(noun) fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century Definition
(adj) having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation
Example Sentence
  • an exquisite gilded rococo mirror
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rococo

ro(w)+coco- you arrange and decorate coconuts in a row.

rococo reminds me of Hawaiian ladies with their coconut decoration around the waist and sometimes the neck.

...Remember the higly ornate coco bongo club in the mask movie n cartoons that everyone wishes to go to????!!!

roil

Short Definition : make liquids murky by stirring up sediment; disturb

Definition
(verb) be agitated
Synonyms : boil churn moil
Example Sentence
  • the sea was churning in the storm
Definition
(verb) make turbid by stirring up the sediments of
Synonyms : rile
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for roil

ROIL ~ SOIL = muddy

Stir the Oil with Rock.i.e make it murky

Fire in oil company roiled(agitated) the situation

The ROYAL knights are always making war, causing terrible disturbances.

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roil = r + oil..consider only the oil part..imagine there is oil in the glass of water which u were going to drink..Sb has added oil kind of thing in ur water to make it turbid

rolling

Short Definition : (of land) rising and falling in long gentle slopes; happening continuously by stages; Ex. rolling devolution of power to local governments

Definition
(noun) a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
Synonyms : peal pealing roll
Definition
(noun) the act of robbing a helpless person
Example Sentence
  • he was charged with rolling drunks in the park
Definition
(noun) propelling something on wheels
Synonyms : wheeling
Definition
(adj) uttered with a trill
Synonyms : rolled trilled
Example Sentence
  • she used rolling r's as in Spanish

romp

Short Definition : play or frolic boisterously; gambol; N.

Definition
(noun) an easy victory Definition
(noun) a girl who behaves in a boyish manner
Synonyms : hoyden tomboy
Definition
(noun) gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
Synonyms : caper frolic gambol play
Example Sentence
  • it was all done in play
  • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
Definition
(verb) play boisterously
Example Sentence
  • The children frolicked in the garden
  • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
  • The toddlers romped in the playroom
Definition
(verb) run easily and fairly fast Definition
(verb) win easily
Example Sentence
  • romp a race
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for romp

It's tough to access disk. You can play with "ROM" as you like it :)

remember daddy yankee song rompe

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Romp;change R to G & P to B:Gomb means gambol

romp : romp pom pupumpum .. (imagine this string playing boisterously) :D

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