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Short Definition : vinegary

(adj) relating to or containing acetic acid
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acetic

acetic is derived from acetic acid..which is a week acid,which we generally use to make bakery products.
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by preetisoni2411

acetic sounds like a septic contains a lot of acid.
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by mylist


Short Definition : slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic

(adj) being sour to the taste
Synonyms : acid , acidic , acidulent

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acidulous

ACID..(USUALLY SOUR AND BITTER IN TASTE) anything which include acid will automatically give you sour and bitter taste
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by preetisoni2411

acid-acidic , lous>tast so acidic tast
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by sid.reddy

acid+less, so slightly bitter or slightly sour
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by pankajkhatkar

Acidulous - Acid - rescramble ous to sou+r = sour. Acid sour.
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by mylist


Short Definition : recognize; admit

(verb) declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of
Synonyms : admit
Example Sentence
  • He admitted his errors
  • She acknowledged that she might have forgotten

(verb) report the receipt of
Synonyms : receipt
Example Sentence
  • The program committee acknowledged the submission of the authors of the paper

(verb) express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
Synonyms : notice
Example Sentence
  • He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway
  • She acknowledged his complement with a smile
  • it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing

(verb) express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for
Synonyms : recognise , recognize
Example Sentence
  • We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us

(verb) accept as legally binding and valid
Example Sentence
  • acknowledge the deed

(verb) accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority
Synonyms : know , recognise , recognize
Example Sentence
  • The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne
  • We do not recognize your gods

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acknowledge

ac(ACCORDING)+knowledge.. in Hindi we say...("Hume apni akal se hi logo ko pehchaana chahiye") In English-("We shud RECOGNIZE ppl acc(according) to our own KNOWLEDGE")
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by ankit_goyal

ac(ACCORDING)+ knowledge...according to my knowledge business schools generally admit very intelligent students.
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by preetisoni2411


Short Definition : peak; pinnacle; highest point

(noun) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
Example Sentence
  • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
  • the artist's gifts are at their acme
  • at the height of her career
  • the peak of perfection
  • summer was at its peak
  • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
  • the summit of his ambition
  • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
  • at the top of his profession

(noun) the highest point (of something)
Synonyms : apex , peak , vertex
Example Sentence
  • at the peak of the pyramid

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acme

Like acne=high points on skin(pimple).Acme=Highest point in ones work.
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by rakei

in cartoon network the coyote uses ACME tools to kill the road runner.... jus remember he always falls off the PEAK of a mountain.,, always
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by abercrombie

A(aaaaaaaaaaaa......) C(see) ME(me)... Imagine that you are at great height and u r shouting these words
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by ponsakthi

Sounds like LAKME (face cream) whose products promise your beauty to reach its peak.
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by nehaMD

Acme can be rearranged as Meca sound like Mecca Going to Mecca is the highest dream of Muslims
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by deepukurien

Acme Sounds like peak me.
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by ksameer_coep

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by vyshakhsss


Short Definition : skin disease (on the face)

(noun) an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acne

it sounds like LAKNE the duplicate product of LAKME... so dnt use dis otherwise dis will cause SKIN DISEASE...
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by ankit_goyal

sounds like Lakme (face cream) Whose products may cause skin disease on face.
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by razzmatazz

ac(ne) = nahi!!! I don't want this disease PS:The above is to avoid confusion with acme which means pinnacle
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by vikas023


Short Definition : science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in

(noun) the study of the physical properties of sound
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acoustics

a+co(couple)+stics(sticks)-a couple of sticks when striked produce a sound...relates to science of sound...
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by harsha999

It "sounds" like a "scientific" wrd.... so better understand by these line only....
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by ankit_goyal

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