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Short Definition : chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)

(verb) chew the cuds
Example Sentence
  • cows ruminate

(verb) reflect deeply on a subject
Example Sentence
  • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
  • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
  • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ruminate

if in ROOMS of hostel there is interNET, we will start to think(mull over)
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by nagendra.cse

Roaming-at:means ur mind is roaming. ruminate = roam-in-it. "I just had a wonderful party, but I dont want my mind to roam-in-it for too long, for i have to study for GRE"
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by Maverick_shishir

my RUMmy ATE my food, u gotta think over what you can do
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by friendofafriend

split it as i ate rum and kept PONDERING and BROODING about it
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by imajeeth

Ruminate and Meditate rhyme.....
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by nileshdive

RUM+i+ate- so after drinking lots rum and eating most ppl start to ruminate abt there X-gf/bf's
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by nachi

rum+in+ate—when we sin IN RUM(room) alone, we think deeply
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by nikhilparasher

rum i ate: u drank rum and ate toasted octopus (which u have to chew over and over again ^^)
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by mitdac99

sounds like masticate which means chewing
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by srivatsan

# विचार करना # जुगाली करना
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by krishnakant


Short Definition : ransack; thoroughly search

(noun) a jumble of things to be given away
(noun) a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion)
Synonyms : ransacking
Example Sentence
  • he gave the attic a good rummage but couldn't find his skis

(verb) search haphazardly
Example Sentence
  • We rummaged through the drawers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rummage

if yu drink RUM at small age then definetlty yu loose yur way to home and yu have to SEARCH SEARCH SEARCH now
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by nikhilsuhas

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by imajeeth

rum+mage.......after driniking RUM....ramiz ransaked the maize field
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by preetisoni2411

In a MAZE U have to Repeatedly thoroughly search for the exit.
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by savakarv

The drunkard's last bottle of RUM fell in the GARBAGE, so he rummaged through the garbage to find his bottle. :D
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by wagleg

rum+mage.......after driniking RUM....ramiz ransaked the maize field
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by preetisoni2411

its like a police rading some underAGE kids, for rum
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by friendofafriend

rummage: Rum+Mate when a guy want to drink rum, he first needs to find a mate, or someone to drinks with him.
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by hn15


Short Definition : (of a place) dilapidated; in a bad condition; (of a person) weak or exhausted

(adj) worn and broken down by hard use
Example Sentence
  • a creaky shack
  • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
  • a flea-bitten sofa
  • a run-down neighborhood
  • a woebegone old shack

(adj) having the spring unwound
Example Sentence
  • a run-down watch

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for run-down

when your buisness RUN in a very bad or DOWN CONDITION....your buisness in bad condition...
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by preetisoni2411


Short Definition : mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm

(adj) relating to or consisting of runes
Example Sentence
  • runic inscription

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for runic

in Lab yu have RUINED the IC(integrated chip) teachers asks who did this and all keep mysterious faces..hahaha
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by nikhilsuhas

Run in Munich.U will run in Munich since it is mysterious to u
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by khushi5

"rune" means old alphabet. "prune" means cut off.
Rune letters are pruned from alphabet.
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by garrulous

RUIN-IC.. Imagine going through newly discovered ruins of a civilization, it'll be enchanting and mysterious at the same time.
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by menon_ranjit

think of rubik's cube..originally called magic cube..its a puzzle ,mystery-like..not easy ,perplexing ,magical
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by ggauravr

Old RUINS have RUNIC inscriptions on them...
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by Thisisnotme

runic=mystic(rhyming) just remember that way
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by sandy1278

pertaining to runes..(heard of them in games?)
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by Thisisnotme


Short Definition : trick to deceive; stratagem

(noun) a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
Synonyms : artifice

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ruse

ruse: re+ use, in a shop the shopkeeper reused the old goods, which is deceptive
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by anshulnirvana

His ruse made the opponents lose the match.
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by garrulous

(Tag: hindi) subterfuge: 'sub taraf fuse', if you see electrial fuses everywhere its certainly a misrepresentation, and not the true nature of connections---subterfuge. r u fuse?ruse.. both are deceptions.Sounds odd though.
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by rakei

Jese Ladkiyan RUSE laga kar ladko ko trick kar ke thagti hain
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by siddharth4484

RUSE(sullen in marathi)....most of the women pretend to be sullen to gain value and hence it's a kind of deceiving...
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by nileshdive

sar pe laal TOPI RUSE(russian)... from the topi a magician does a TRICK
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by sekharcvs

Ruse - Russia (in Hindi) .. It's antics were conceptualized to outsmart/trick USA ..
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by rahularoradce

ruse gaya fuse(Hindi)
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by nachi


Short Definition : pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person

(noun) an unsophisticated country person
(adj) characteristic of rural life
Synonyms : countrified , countryfied
Example Sentence
  • countrified clothes
  • rustic awkwardness

(adj) awkwardly simple and provincial
Synonyms : bumpkinly , hick , unsophisticated
Example Sentence
  • bumpkinly country boys
  • rustic farmers
  • a hick town
  • the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists

(adj) characteristic of the fields or country
Synonyms : agrestic
Example Sentence
  • agrestic simplicity
  • rustic stone walls

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rustic

Think of RUST, which reminds us of something which is old or has worn out, hence country people are old fashioned, rural or slightly backwards
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by sunanda123

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by ishandave

Picture an old RUSTING tractor.
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by Jackery

# गँवार # गंवार # देहाती
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by krishnakant

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