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Short Definition : supporter; follower

(noun) someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
Synonyms : disciple
(adj) sticking fast
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adherent

if u know the meaning of "adhere" which is to stick to .. den "adhere+nt" is someone who sticks to..

Ad(Add)+Here. Some who remains added here.

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add + her + in to the group .... because she is a supporter and follower of our group (disciple)

Adhere + ENT .. U adhere to an ENT doctor. Means u FOLLOW his instructions - - Follower

adhere-> add+ here means sicking together, adherent, means a person that’s sticks together, a FOLLWER/SUPPORTER

A new member is an ADDED person who HEARS the word. He is an ADDED HEARER.

It means someone always with you to support.

add + heir .. ur heir is ur follower

ADD+HERE+Aunt= ur asking ur ant to add/stick herself here i.e. she sticks to with u.

Fevicol is an adherent which adheres two pages.

Adherent - someone always here to support.


Short Definition : adjoining; neighboring; close by

(adj) nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space
Synonyms : next side by side
Example Sentence
  • had adjacent rooms
  • in the next room
  • the person sitting next to me
  • our rooms were side by side
(adj) having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching
Example Sentence
  • Rhode Island has two bordering states; Massachusetts and Conncecticut
  • the side of Germany conterminous with France
  • Utah and the contiguous state of Idaho
  • neighboring cities
(adj) near or close to but not necessarily touching
Example Sentence
  • lands adjacent to the mountains
  • New York and adjacent cities
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adjacent

sound is like edge

ADJACENT<===> समीप का/पड़ोस में (pr. \\samip ka/paDDos men \\ )[Adjective] Example:We live in adjacent flats. ADJACENT<===> समीपस्थ (pr. \\samipasth \\ )[Adjective] Example:We live in adjacent flats.


Short Definition : be next to

(verb) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
Example Sentence
  • Canada adjoins the U.S.
  • England marches with Scotland
(verb) be in direct physical contact with; make contact
Synonyms : contact meet touch
Example Sentence
  • The two buildings touch
  • Their hands touched
  • The wire must not contact the metal cover
  • The surfaces contact at this point
(verb) attach or add
Example Sentence
  • I adjoin a copy of your my lawyer's letter
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adjoin

ADJOIN<===> संयुक्त होना[करना] (pr. \\sanayukt hona[karana] \\ )[Verb] Example:The telegraph office adjoins the post office. ADJOIN<===> जोड़ देना (pr. \\joDa dena \\ )[Noun]

ad + join ~ adjacent and joining;


Short Definition : suspend until a later time; move from one place to another

(verb) close at the end of a session
Synonyms : break up recess
Example Sentence
  • The court adjourned
(verb) break from a meeting or gathering
Synonyms : retire withdraw
Example Sentence
  • We adjourned for lunch
  • The men retired to the library
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adjourn

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The lawyer 'Adjured' the judge to 'Adjourn' the court for that day.

judge says "The court is adjourned" .. means .. a break.. recess

journ-short for journey....in a journey we move from one place to another

ad(add) journey with your ex girlfriend u will break up with your wife...

adjourn:relate it like end/adh + journey means to break/half left the journey

ad + journ ~ add (time) to your journey means extending your journey. adjourn means opposite of it : end or suspend something.

ADJOURN<===> स्थगित करना (pr. \\sthagit karana \\ )[Verb] Example:The Parliament was adjourned after the winter session come to a close. ADJOURN<===> स्थानांतरित करना[होना] (pr. \\sthana

the jury adjured the judge to adjourn the jurney

adjourn: ad it like end,journey means end of journey ,end of journey


Short Definition : something attached to but holding an inferior position

(noun) something added to another thing but not an essential part of it Definition
(noun) a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another Definition
(noun) a construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence Definition
(adj) furnishing added support
Example Sentence
  • an ancillary pump
  • an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism
  • The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other
(adj) of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
Synonyms : assistant
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adjunct

add + junc .. its added as junc but not very useful

adjunct is like adjective.. which adds to the meaning or expression but does not give the real meaning. It just ADDS to something else

Remember "junk" as soon as u hear adjunct. Junk is something waste...which is added...therefore adjunct.

Junction means one side road being connected to a main road.so a road is attached to main road

adjunct: divide it into 2 as add+ junct,it means that some thinl is added to the junction.

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ADJUNCT<===> जोड़ा हुआ{पर कम महत्वपूर्ण} (pr. \\joDDa huA{par kam mahatvapurN} \\ )[Noun] Example:The new branch of the bank was opened as an adjunct to the existing one in that area. ADJUNCT<===> यà¥


Short Definition : solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly

(noun) a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adjuration

On finding that there was no groceries left the wife asked her husband "AAJ ZARA RAASHAN" le aaiye... A sincere and honest request for an action

so the other day i was in a court room. Funny thing is i had to pee. So i asked the jury if i cud go :P uration sounds a lot like urination...a + jury + urination :-"

ad+jury+duration, the lawyer APPEALED the jury to give him some more DURATION to muster some more witnesses.

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adjuration : ad + jur(JURY)+ ation : so a request or appeal to jury about something.

solemn urge to make addition to jury-->adjuration

Jury adding some work. so its Adjuration


jury sounds like hurry. so added hurry is solemn urging

adjuration sounds like 'urge'uration

Definition: 1. to order somebody to do something, especially under oath; 2. to make a serious appeal to somebody


Short Definition : staff officer assisting the commander; assistant

(noun) an officer who acts as military assistant to a more senior officer
Synonyms : aide aide-de-camp
(noun) large Indian stork with a military gait
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adjutant

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adjutant sounds like adjecent, your boss assistant will be sitting sdjusent to your boss. hence adjutant means assistant.

Sounds like sergeant,lieutenant in army , thus they are:an army officers who does office work and helps other officers

ADJUT(adjacent of an) ANT....ants usually assist one other to trace path..since all ants are side by side **** so fictitiously think that a staff officer ant is assisting path to the commander during the war ****

Adjutant= adjacent remember when main officer is oust from job adjacent assistant have to take responisibilities

ADmin of an ARMY TENT -- Adjutant

Take it as an Adjunct Lieutenant..one who follows his Commander and assists

adjutant ( adjective + ant) an adjective describe the quality of a word means it assists word to be described well. there adjutant is "assistant"

adjuntant - person assists a junta (military group) to over thrown the government.

ADJUTANT = ADD + JUT + ANT;ADD JUTY AUNTI for your support in work.

ADJUTANT<===> सेना का एक उच्च अधिकारी (pr. \\sena ka ek uchch adhikari \\ )[Noun] Example:He works as an adjutant for the Army cantonment in Hyderabad. ADJUTANT<===> सहायक (pr. \\sahayak \\ )[Noun


Short Definition : warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove

(verb) admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior
Synonyms : discourage monish warn
Example Sentence
  • I warned him not to go too far
  • I warn you against false assumptions
  • She warned him to be quiet
(verb) warn strongly; put on guard
Synonyms : caution monish
(verb) take to task
Synonyms : reprove
Example Sentence
  • He admonished the child for his bad behavior
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for admonish

in the add of "eak choti si love story" monisha koiralla on orkut and she shall admonish u/warn u for doing so

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adm(in)+on(e)+(pun)ish : (net)admin in the company is one step away (Giving strong warning now) from punishing you.bcoz you are accessing prohibited network sites.

to avoid A DEMON-ish act, a mother Warns her naughty child [Note: A face of a demon as the warning Sign]

Admonish--->Ad(Advertisement)+Monish(person's name)--Direct Monish was warned by Censored board for making Uncensored Advertisement. Hope this helps.:)

admonish ~ ADD MANISH -- Add Manish in the list of guys whom we will WARN to stay away from her.

Admonish spounds similar to Admission Before giving addmission into bar guards admonish (warn)youth

Th cop warned the rash driving BRITISH and ADDed MONey to the fine.

Add + Punish= since scolding, reproving, or berating is a form of punishment, think add punish = admonish

Ad+ monish: monish means warning, so ad+ monish, warning

monish --> admonish

Adamant Monica was punished

ad+moni+sh=moni always warns us for some misfortune.

ADMONISH<===> डाँटना (pr. \\DaNaTana \\ )[Noun] ADMONISH<===> गम्भीरता से सलाह देना (pr. \\gambhirata se salah dena \\ )[Verb] Example:He was admonished to open a bank account for himself. ADMO


Short Definition : love deeply and respect highly

(verb) love intensely
Example Sentence
  • he just adored his wife
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adore

[hindi] ye(A) doore(DORE) pyar bhadathi hai..or rmember like this ..A DOOORIE song by atiff aslam

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ADORE=replace D with L and R with V, hence a love.

a + dore : if you adore your wife and she adores you, it means there is "a dore (a thread)" between you two.

ADORE<===> बहुत पसन्द करना (pr. \\bahut pasand karana \\ )[Verb] Example:I adore rail journey. ADORE<===> आराधना करना (pr. \\Aradhana karana \\ )[Verb] Example:I adore my parents.

A+DOR I Love

ADORE=replace D with L and R with L, hence a love.

(adore ~ a door) You always keep your door close when you adore your wife.

we frequently use this"she s adorable" this s enough i guess

remember the movie kache dhage, the luv b/w d brothers... dhage(dore)

adore - a dear whom we love deeply and respect highly


Short Definition : decorate

(verb) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
Example Sentence
  • Decorate the room for the party
  • beautify yourself for the special day
(verb) be beautiful to look at
Example Sentence
  • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere
(verb) furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
Synonyms : clothe invest
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adorn

ad + orn(ornamentals) used to decorate

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adorn=ad(d)+ orn(ament). Addition of ornaments to a woman can adorn her body.

Rajnikanth s always decorated or made-up as A DON. decorating A DON - ADORN

adorn could be A - Dorm. It was a tradition for the students of DU, or Dorm University to decorate their dorms so that they were decked with ornaments and beautified during the holidays.

adorn (add+on),adding something on ,which is beautiful is adorn

we had adorn shop near our school.. it had much decorative and crafts material for sale in it.. so DECORATE..

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