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rotunda

Short Definition : circular building or hall covered with a dome

Definition
(noun) a building having a circular plan and a dome Definition
(noun) a large circular room
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RotUNDA, unda in hindi means egg, which is round.

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rotunda = round architecture

tundra region me logo ke "round shaped ghar" hote hain....

Rotunda::Golkunda

ROTU+NDA::: ROTI AUR ANDA.....Which is circular....

rotundity

Short Definition : roundness; sonorousness of speech

Definition
(noun) the roundness of a 3-dimensional object Definition
(noun) the fullness of a tone of voice
Synonyms : roundness
Example Sentence
  • there is a musky roundness to his wordiness
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rotund = round

sounds lile ROTI in hindi and is usually round in shape

a girl who is ROnTU will have soreness in speech

INFERNAL= smthing that is inferior like hell INFERiorAL

rousing

Short Definition : lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up

Definition
(noun) the act of arousing
Synonyms : arousal
Example Sentence
  • the purpose of art is the arousal of emotions
Definition
(adj) capable of arousing enthusiasm or excitement
Synonyms : stirring
Example Sentence
  • a rousing sermon
  • stirring events such as wars and rescues
Definition
(adj) rousing to activity or heightened action as by spurring or goading
Example Sentence
  • tossed a rousing political comment into the conversation
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arousing ... lively or stirring up the crowd

act of RISING that means stimulating

rout

Short Definition : put to rout; stampede; drive out; N: complete defeat and disorderly retreat

Definition
(noun) a disorderly crowd of people
Synonyms : mob rabble
Definition
(noun) an overwhelming defeat Definition
(verb) cause to flee
Synonyms : expel rout out
Example Sentence
  • rout out the fighters from their caves
Definition
(verb) dig with the snout
Synonyms : root rootle
Example Sentence
  • the pig was rooting for truffles
Definition
(verb) make a groove in
Synonyms : gouge
Definition
(verb) defeat disastrously
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All batsmen are out. Team faces "rout".

As in " during Riots stampede take place. hence Rout happens during Riots"

rout=ruled+out

rubble

Short Definition : fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)

Definition
(noun) the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
Synonyms : debris detritus dust junk
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rubble

when u use rubber, rubble fall down

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Remember Flinstones cartoon...Flintstones friend Barney Rubble ..he used to wear all clothes in fragmeants...lol

If you rub a rickety wall, you will see the rubble.

Sound like rubber(eraser) when rub any thing with rubber,rubber will fall into small rubble

rumble makes fragments

rubric

Short Definition : title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol

Definition
(noun) an authoritative rule of conduct or procedure Definition
(noun) an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text
Synonyms : gloss
Definition
(noun) directions for the conduct of Christian church services (often printed in red in a prayer book) Definition
(noun) a heading that names a statute or legislative bill; may give a brief summary of the matters it deals with
Synonyms : statute title title
Example Sentence
  • Title 8 provided federal help for schools
Definition
(noun) a title or heading that is printed in red or in a special type Definition
(noun) category name
Example Sentence
  • it is usually discussed under the rubric of `functional obesity'
Definition
(verb) adorn with ruby red color
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ruBRICk..so BRICKS are usually in red in color and and every brick has a company name on it(title) on it..

Rubric means Instructional books/cassettes on how to perform "pooja/religious ceremony". Example - For Ganesh Puja there are lots of such cassettes available in Market.

WHEN TEACHER rites in RED in ur copy u use ink RUBBER which is big as a BRICK

Before you could enter the court, the RULER demanded that you contribute a BRICK toward the construction of the new castle. This brick was called the RULER'S BRICK or for short the RU-BRICK.

rubric=religious fabric .

rub(ber) rakh k directions padho before starting the paper

rubric means authoritative procedure or conduct of something.So, just remember rubric can be made to match with lubric;a lubricant is an authoritative procedure or conduct in usage for a bike!

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