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aberration

Short Definition : deviation from the normal; mental disorder

Definition
(noun) a state or condition markedly different from the norm Definition
(noun) a disorder in one's mental state Definition
(noun) an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image
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sounds like abortion which is not normal delivery

A person who drinks beer acts differently from normal guy.. which is deviating for normal.

ab+err+ation.. in this if we concentrate on err.. which relates to error.. which is deviation from normal..

ab+eye+irritation=aberration if the pic is not of good quality due to lens problems its eye-irritating

sounds like ab + operation due to the mentally disorder doctors want to do immediate operation of the patient

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abe beer kabhi ration ki dukan pe nahi mil sakti...which is a kind of deviation..

ABERRATION=VARIATION......

Aberration = A + Beer + Reaction, so when a person drinks beer the reaction would be not normal

abrretion means irregularity and its similar word is 'anomalous' and anomalous behaviour of water is studied is schools which we do remember

abet

Short Definition : assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage

Definition
(verb) assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
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"a"+"bet" Normally in teenage,college students "bet" to their friends that i will make a girl to fall in luv with me n even his fnds supports n encourages him.

to differentiate abet from abate=subside/moderate, we can pronounce it as abeat...so, my mom beat me when I assisted my brother in stealing chocolates...this can give an idea that abbeat=abet is related to something doing wrong.

'a bet' relate it to the betting in cricket. Betting encourages the players to invove in match fixing. Md. azharruddin was assisted by a bet-ter.

a+bet ; a bet generally assists you to do something wrong

ABET always encourages you to do A BAD thing.

Lalu was asked by his teacher(PD) to pronunce 'A BAT'while teaching cricket in his KG class. Lalu in his bihari style could only say -'A BET'.

in colleges " abettment of ragging " notices are put up, which suggest that anyone helping in ragging may be punished. so one may kepp in mind that abet means to assist, help

He abetted him in stealing sachin's bat.

He abetted him in stealing sachin's bat.

He abetted him in stealing sachin's bat

a+bet >>> a bet generally assists you to do something wrong.. and after tht u get beaten up by ur parents or police...

abeyance

Short Definition : suspended action

Definition
(noun) temporary cessation or suspension
Synonyms : suspension
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a+beyance .. here concentrate on beyance.. it sounds like buoyancy which which suspends objects above the ground level..

remember "abey" in hindi... abey mat karo... do it later!

Interpret it as opposite of obey+ance -- not obeying the given orders and suspend the work (action)

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Interpret it as opposite of obey+ance -- not obeying. Not obeying the orders of his Commanding officer resulted in the captain's suspension for 13 days.

ABHAYAS(practice) - due to lack of practice, main event got delayed.

if you will not OBEY you will get suspended

abey+dance.. due to delay in dance, audience are angry.. due to abeyance in the show audience are frustrated..

Abe=Abhe, yance=yan: Abheyaan: suspend(abeyance) flow of black money to overseas banks. bharat ka kala dhan abheyan

keep at bay

abey+ance=>Consider abey as opp of obey(disrespectful)+ ance as the offense given for the act of not obeying(suspension)

a+beyance concentrate on beyance,while beyance was dancing,everybody was just watching her,suspended thier work

abeyance is somewht suspense in its pronunciation.suspence means keeping in suspended action.so, abeyance means suspended action.

Relate the word to the singer "Beyonce Knowles"......suspended her singing(action) becoz of her age but not retried

due to delay in dance..the people frustrated..Due to aeyance people frustrated in the show..

abey-ance

A bay vacancy - Found a free hotel at a bay-you will suspend yourself for a break

abeyance -> absance -> absence

abhey+dance: Abhay is dancing once his mom shouts loudly abhay.. he stop dancing for a moment. Temporary suspension.

word contains buoyancy >>> its a state of suspension on water..

Beyonce had abeyance in her job when her child was born

abhor

Short Definition : detest; hate

Definition
(verb) find repugnant
Example Sentence
  • I loathe that man
  • She abhors cats
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abhor sounds like "a whore" and we generally hate a whore....so to hate someone is abhoring that person

ab + hor (horror) -- that means we should always hate the horror.

Abhor - The last part sounds like HORror ppl hate horror films, they detest them. i.e they dont test them.

a + bhor = a (one) + bhor (sunrise in hindi) so i hate to ger up early i hate to get up at bhor

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a + bhor (bore).. a bore person is always rejected. Many people generally abhor a bore person.

abhor = "ab" (away) + "hor" (prostitute) we want the hor to go away because we despise it.

abhor is similar to abort,abort means an operation ended abruptly..consider wen your installing your most liked game and den suddenly if u see an error called operation aborted u hate(abhor) that,isn't it?

aBhORING , Sounds like a BORING that many would hate . People always hate boring topic . Abhore- Bore - Hate

ABsolutely HORrible .. we hate things which are absolutely horrible like war or murder

Focus on "hor"(suffix) hor=horse--so ,i hate horse

AB means(now)+ (hor) hor meaning in punjabi is more..image the person is sayin ab hor de..means giv me more...so u hate it!!

looks like adore, b is the mirror image of d so, abore must be the mirror image(opposite) of adore(to love),ie. hate

Focus on "hor"(suffix) hor=horse--so ,i hate horse

In MTV roadies there was person name Vibhor...nd i ppl hate them..it sounds like Abhor

i hate a bore(boring) person.... so abhor means to hate !!

abhor sounds like boring. We hate when we are bored

Bhor in hindi means morning we regard morning with hatred'ki kyun aa gaya yaar kitna acha soye the' so abhor

hate bore horrour movie

'abhor' sounds similar to 'whore', a prostitute. Imagine a whore hates you more than you hate him when dirty people visit her.

What a horrific uproar which sounds like abhor or uphoar!!!! Or Ewwwwwwwwwwww!

ab (now) gor (snoar in marathi)

abide

Short Definition : dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.

Definition
(verb) dwell
Synonyms : bide stay
Example Sentence
  • You can stay with me while you are in town
  • stay a bit longer--the day is still young
Definition
(verb) put up with something or somebody unpleasant
Example Sentence
  • I cannot bear his constant criticism
  • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
  • he learned to tolerate the heat
  • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
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a+bride(bide)genrally guyz loose their independence aftr d marriage bcoz f their bride...so as to bear them n their principles...so abide counts to bear sthng or hate sthng...

abi(abhi"name of a person")+the second part sounds like hide(abhi hides from his stupid friends....because he cant tolerate them.

abide : concentrate on bide it sounds like hide,to escape you hide as u can't bear them lik that

Not to upset the host I took A BITE of the cake although I can barely tolerate chocolate.

bide in abide sounds like bind(something that binds you).....so abide means that fails to bind you from your heart..but you merely have to tolerate

a + (bide)= bride= wife= tolerate= bear

abhi hides himself in d(THE) well(DWELL)......

"The dude Abides" - from the movie "The big Lebowski"

put up with your bride.

a bride is put up with rules

"Law Abiding Citizan" is a movie name.

abject

Short Definition : (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology

Definition
(adj) of the most contemptible kind
Example Sentence
  • abject cowardice
  • a low stunt to pull
  • a low-down sneak
  • his miserable treatment of his family
  • You miserable skunk!
  • a scummy rabble
  • a scurvy trick
Definition
(adj) most unfortunate or miserable
Example Sentence
  • the most abject slaves joined in the revolt
  • abject poverty
Definition
(adj) showing utter resignation or hopelessness
Synonyms : unhopeful
Example Sentence
  • abject surrender
Definition
(adj) showing humiliation or submissiveness
Example Sentence
  • an abject apology
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abject

Abject sounds like REJECT. Poor people are like REJECTED (Abject) people in the society. poor people or people lacking pride (abject people) are rejected in society

abject sounds like reject if any person is rejected in job he/she will feel hopless and wil be in miserable condition

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Abject sounds like Reject...hopeless person is always rejected

'Submissive' ppl are treated as mere OBJECTS THAT ARE OWNED (compare object wid ABJECT) and less humane..

interpret "abject " as opposite to OBJECT...Wen we think of object immediately it strikes that object is a point or thing ..so point or thing has got some location or some reference to it..so opposite to reference and hope is hopeless or miserable.

One social object is to reduce abject poverty.

"ab+ject"something opposite to inject,in+ject,inject means induces something, abject means not inducing so, no self respect,no feeling.life is degraded due to lack of blood without injecting..

ABJECT IS AB+ JECT, wich is spoken as jack.... so a person having no jack at all lacks pride and is wretched in society

interpret "abject " as opposite to OBJECT...Wen we think of object immediately it strikes that object is a point or thing ..so point or thing has got some location or some reference to it..so opposite to no reference and no hope that is miserable o

abject sounds like ab + eject, ab means away eject means throw so abject means thrown away, losers are thrown away, for example an abject loser

abject -ab not or away and ject means jacket relate to people of nepal living in abject poverty so unable to buy jacketabject -ab not or away and ject means jacket relate to people of nepal living in abject poverty so unable to bu

A DEJECTED (depressed) person will be in ABJECTED state of condition/mind.

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your Object is so Abject! Aim higher or you will be rejected

abject

Abject-not(A) having any objection.

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