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venison

Short Definition : meat of a deer; CF. cow: beef; CF. pig: pork, ham, bacon; CF. calf: veal; CF. sheep: mutton; CF. lamb: lamb

Definition
(noun) meat from a deer used as food
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remember like this (krishna)veni's son eats meat of deer

Veni's son is so very dear to her...he likes meat..she wants to feed Him with DEER MEAT..so DEER MEAT for DEAR

Venison sounds like Bison.

ven is your son's bday, we'll have deer.

WHEN IS SUNDAY, sunday is party time, so we will eat meat of deer

venom

Short Definition : poison (of an animal); hatred; Ex. remarks full of venom; ADJ. venomous

Definition
(noun) toxin secreted by animals; secreted by certain snakes and poisonous insects (e.g., spiders and scorpions) Definition
(noun) feeling a need to see others suffer
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Venom and potassium are rhyming words and they both mean, poison.

V+(nom)normally hate if v do not get what v want...i.e.extreme hatred

vent

Short Definition : release or discharge through a vent; express (esp. unfairly); utter; Ex. He vented his wrath on his family.

Definition
(noun) a hole for the escape of gas or air Definition
(noun) external opening of urinary or genital system of a lower vertebrate Definition
(noun) a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt
Synonyms : volcano
Definition
(noun) a slit in a garment (as in the back seam of a jacket) Definition
(noun) activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
Synonyms : outlet release
Example Sentence
  • she had no other outlet for her feelings
  • he gave vent to his anger
Definition
(verb) give expression or utterance to
Synonyms : give vent ventilate
Example Sentence
  • She vented her anger
  • The graduates gave vent to cheers
Definition
(verb) expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
Synonyms : air air out ventilate
Example Sentence
  • air the old winter clothes
  • air out the smoke-filled rooms
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vent

He WENT out through the VENT.

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vent means ventilation that is a hole used to let air in and out

Vent means is to Express some thing...so dudes remember like diz.... You Vent in "Express" Bus to your place..... hence vent is to express something

vent has 2 meanings <br> 1. to let out air 2. to let out emotions

relate vent to invent means to "express" creativity , but here in the sense unfairy

Vent can be imagined as ventilation system in which unwanted air is thrown out...just as unwanted feelings like anger is expressed out of our mouth...

Vent and casement are similar in sound and meaning...they both mean, an opening.

vent~ventilator through which we get air :)

ventilate

Short Definition : admit fresh air into to replace stale air

Definition
(verb) expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
Synonyms : air air out vent
Example Sentence
  • air the old winter clothes
  • air out the smoke-filled rooms
Definition
(verb) expose to the circulation of fresh air so as to retard spoilage
Example Sentence
  • Wheat should be well ventilated
Definition
(verb) circulate through and freshen
Example Sentence
  • The gust of air ventilated the room
Definition
(verb) give expression or utterance to
Synonyms : give vent vent
Example Sentence
  • She vented her anger
  • The graduates gave vent to cheers
Definition
(verb) furnish with an opening to allow air to circulate or gas to escape
Example Sentence
  • The architect did not think about ventilating the storage space
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ventilate

Ventilate and levitate are similar in sound and both relate to the air. Ventilate means to allow the air to come in, while levitate means to rise or cause to rise and float on air.

ventral

Short Definition : abdominal

Definition
(adj) toward or on or near the belly (front of a primate or lower surface of a lower animal)
Example Sentence
  • the ventral aspect of the human body
  • the liver is somewhat ventral in position
  • ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped
Definition
(adj) nearest to or facing toward the axis of an organ or organism
Synonyms : adaxial
Example Sentence
  • the upper side of a leaf is known as the adaxial surface
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ventral

ventral--> "central", for example the abdomen which is in the central part of the body.

when you have breakdown in your central nervous system, u are put on ventilator...

vent on the upper side of the tree leaves

ventriloquist

Short Definition : someone who can make his or her voice seem to come from another person or thing (without moving lips or jaws); N. ventriloquism, ventriloquy

Definition
(noun) a performer who projects the voice into a wooden dummy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ventriloquist

Ventriloquist and vocalist sound the same and they refer to the vocal chords. A vantriloquist is an entertainer who can throw his voice in such a manner that it seems to be coming from a puppet, a vocalist refers to a singer

with the help of bimal's mnemonic ~ ventriloquist = ventral + loquist = speaking from stomach

ventriloquist contains tri(tree) + loquist eans tree mein bolne wala means produce voice in wooden

venture

Short Definition : risk; expose to risk; dare; undertake a risk; N.

Definition
(noun) any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome Definition
(noun) an investment that is very risky but could yield great profits
Synonyms : speculation
Example Sentence
  • he knew the stock was a speculation when he bought it
Definition
(noun) a commercial undertaking that risks a loss but promises a profit Definition
(verb) proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
Synonyms : embark
Example Sentence
  • We ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer
Definition
(verb) put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation
Synonyms : guess hazard pretend
Example Sentence
  • I am guessing that the price of real estate will rise again
  • I cannot pretend to say that you are wrong
Definition
(verb) put at risk
Example Sentence
  • I will stake my good reputation for this
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for venture

AD+VENTURE=which is exiting but full of risks and daring things.

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long drive in venture care is taking risk

venturesome

Short Definition : (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky

Definition
(adj) disposed to venture or take risks
Example Sentence
  • audacious visions of the total conquest of space
  • an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
  • the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
  • a venturesome investor
  • a venturous spirit
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if u want to do an adventurous act of climbing hills , then u should be brave , bold enough. venturesome = adventure + some bravery.

venturesome sounds like adventure + some which means taking risks and be bold

Venture +some... you VENTURE out on expeditions only if you want to add SOME courageous incidents to your life.

drive venture in some 120 speed to feel the adventure and risk

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