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virile

Short Definition : manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength

Definition
(adj) characterized by energy and vigor
Example Sentence
  • a virile and ever stronger free society
  • a new and virile leadership
Definition
(adj) characteristic of a man
Synonyms : male manful manlike manly
Example Sentence
  • a deep male voice
  • manly sports
Definition
(adj) (of a male) capable of copulation
Synonyms : potent
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Virile (strong) is the opposite of fragile (sensitive).

Vir(Virya) in hindi means sperm...wich comes from man..hence Manly..

VIRILE (veer + like) sounds like veer in hindi who is manly

vir+ile means virya(semen) waala.

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PUERILE -Childish VIRILE -Manly

Virile sounds like nile,a river capable of growing crops..

vi + rail -> train will have strong strength

virtual

Short Definition : in essence; existing in essence though not in actual form; for practical purposes; Ex. virtual ruler/space

Definition
(adj) being actually such in almost every respect
Synonyms : practical
Example Sentence
  • a practical failure
  • the once elegant temple lay in virtual ruin
Definition
(adj) existing in essence or effect though not in actual fact
Example Sentence
  • a virtual dependence on charity
  • a virtual revolution
  • virtual reality
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virtual

Virtual and fundamental both mean - basic.

virtual [practical purpose]machines uses karana bahot aasan hai

virtue

Short Definition : goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity

Definition
(noun) the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong Definition
(noun) any admirable quality or attribute
Synonyms : merit
Example Sentence
  • work of great merit
Definition
(noun) morality with respect to sexual relations Definition
(noun) a particular moral excellence
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virtue

Virtue - something that is pure.

virtuoso

Short Definition : highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso

Definition
(noun) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field Definition
(noun) a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry Definition
(adj) having or revealing supreme mastery or skill
Example Sentence
  • a consummate artist
  • consummate skill
  • a masterful speaker
  • masterful technique
  • a masterly performance of the sonata
  • a virtuoso performance
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virtuoso

One who has many "virtues" is called a virtuoso.

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virtuoso = picasso who is a SKILLED artist

this is the only barrons word that ends with OSO(OM SHANTI OM)........to produce such a great movie "OSO" Farah K han must have required lots of HIGHLY SKILLED ARTISTS=VIRTUOSO(having lots of VIRTUes)..........:D

A VITUOSO (skilled artist) is a MAESTRO (master of any art).

it is like virtuosa,it is big software company,i think many body know this

Potential Vars in Swayamvar were asked to display their choosene ki (Sucking) Skills to decide who is the best.

A VIRTUOUS VIRGIN VIOLINIST SEWING.

virtuoso ends with osHo.. so osho has wide knowledge. so virtuoso is the person like osho.

virtusa workers are highly skilled musician

continuation of above,in that company only high skilled peapole are taken

a good or admirable quality or property: the virtue of knowingone's weaknesses. One who has many "virtues" is called a virtuoso.

virulent

Short Definition : (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom

Definition
(adj) extremely poisonous or injurious; producing venom
Synonyms : deadly venomous
Example Sentence
  • venomous snakes
  • a virulent insect bite
Definition
(adj) infectious; having the ability to cause disease Definition
(adj) harsh or corrosive in tone
Example Sentence
  • an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
  • a barrage of acid comments
  • her acrid remarks make her many enemies
  • bitter words
  • blistering criticism
  • caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
  • a sulfurous denunciation
  • a vitriolic critique
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virulent

it is a virus, which causes disease and harm. So, something virulent is viral and poisonous.

As dangerous and poisonous as Viru (shewag) is for the opponents

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Virulent and malignant have the same sounds and they both mean - bitterly hostile.

Virulent and malignant have the same sounds and they both mean - bitterly hostile.

A strong, harsh, and noxious man is VIRILE and vioLENT

VIRULENT= virus(VIRU) let(LE) him to END(nt)

she LENT him her VIRUs .. this was very dangerous and violent.

virus

Short Definition : disease communicator

Definition
(noun) (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein Definition
(noun) a harmful or corrupting agency
Example Sentence
  • bigotry is a virus that must not be allowed to spread
  • the virus of jealousy is latent in everyone
Definition
(noun) a software program capable of reproducing itself and usually capable of causing great harm to files or other programs on the same computer
Synonyms : computer virus
Example Sentence
  • a true virus cannot spread to another computer without human assistance
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for virus

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VIRUS is CONTAGIOUS.

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