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abode

Definition
(noun) any address at which you dwell more than temporarily
Synonyms : residence
Example Sentence
  • a person can have several residences
Definition
(noun) housing that someone is living in
Example Sentence
  • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
  • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abode

abode sounds jus like aboard= a+board... boarding refers to living room or place

a-bode(body) ......a body needs a dwelling place/home

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Children use Adobe software to make abode(houses) in pictures

abode: some people get bored (from bode) staying in home.

Abode is built using Adobe. Adobe means sun-dried brick.

abode... ab odh ... sote waqt odhna.. means you are at some dwelling place/home/abode

Sounds like a boat. Some people live on a boat.

abode-adobe(house)

bode is similar to bride, Abode-A place where bride stays most of the time i.e. home

abrogate

Definition
(verb) revoke formally
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abrogate

Imagine a boy is making sighs to a girl standing in front of her GATE,seeing that ,her BRO comes & get rid of the boy (abolish)

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ab (now) + rog (disease) + ate (eat) so, eat the disease and abolish it now.

rogam-disease need to b abolished

ab+*rog*+gate What does a ROGUE do if he is given power? -> Abolish things officially !!!

(this mnemonic needs understanding of Hindi language) ab ro gate par aakar (in Hindi) imagine a person crying(ab ro gate par aake) in front of a gate because his form has been cancelled (abolished)

ab*ROG*ate .. concentrate on ROG , it sounds like rogue and normally we like to ABOLISH rogues

A-BROke-GATE = abolish

A's (someone's) Brother is standing near INDIA GATE to abolish the excise duty law.

abro-gate to ask someone to get out of our gate . thus you are abolishing that person.

ABROGATE = ABOlish or ABATE leGAlly.

A + Bro(Brother) Gate(at gate) a brother turns away at the gate

ab+rog+ate: ab rog ne use kha liya...

A+Broke+Agreement ---> abrogate ---> to end a law/agreement

aman+bra+ gate :Ladies revoked or abrogated as the man was putting bra on GATE.

A Bro Gate, a gate for brothers only, which abrogates the hierarchy.

Ab ro gate par cos tender has abrogated.

aman+bra+ gate :Ladies revoked or abrogated as the man was putting bra on GATE.

A bro not going into a gate and turning back.

bro(brother)bfr gate, child should not beg it should be abolished

a + bro + gate they put a gate on my bro to revoke him or my bro was leaving home, so they closed gate to stop or revoke him.

abscond

Definition
(verb) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
Example Sentence
  • The thief made off with our silver
  • the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abscond

Abscond – ab + scond. ‘Absent in a second’. When you will absent in a second? =when u STEAL OFF & HIDE, or when u DEPART secretly.

absCOND sounds like abs'KAND'..when you do KAND you run away, depart secretly and hide :)

focus on cond=condition if elders keep conditions to do this n that we will do it secretly or we will escape from that place secretly

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ABSENT KAUN(who?) - whoever is absent in class has absconded

abscond treat it like james bond, hidinng from villain

ab-Abishek, scond-scoundral "Amithab scolded Abi as scoundral, and abishek ran off or hide secretly with fear

abscond - the con artist secretly depart from the town.

due to continuous absence in college,they detained him

kand karke abscond ho gaya

abs + cond (condition) : I should have six pack abs is an important condition before she can abscond with me.

Abs (Absent)+ cond(condition)

abstemious

Definition
(adj) sparing in consumption of especially food and drink
Example Sentence
  • the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious
Definition
(adj) marked by temperance in indulgence
Synonyms : light
Example Sentence
  • abstemious with the use of adverbs
  • a light eater
  • a light smoker
  • ate a light supper
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abstemious

focus on 'abs' part of this word. Abs...To build a six-pack abs, eat n drink carefully

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ABstain from eating STEM

abs (abs) + stemious (stamina): To build stamina or six pack abs, you have to eat and drink carefully.

take abstemious as abs + tummy + ous that means ABStain from eating to have a flat tummy (stomach).

*ABS*temious , concentrate on ABS .. one who eats and drinks less/lightly will have abs ( of course with work out :) )

ABS+STEAM...I want to make my ABS as light as steam...what will I do???...I will have less amount of food.......

'ab'(away) + 'stemious'(stem of tree) not as thick as stem == refrains in eating(or suffering from marasmus)

Ab + stem + ious...imagine stomach abs and to make them stem like thin you try to eat and drink less

remember as ABS + STEM. If you want to build Abs then you hav to Stem (stop) eating junk food.

be abstemious to avoid conversion of abs into tummy

dwdede

just focus on abs we get abs by eating food and its abstemious soo abs for u

abstinence

Definition
(noun) the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol)
Synonyms : abstention
Definition
(noun) act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abstinence

ABS THIN ence. A person maintained abstinence when he restrained from pleasant things like food and drinks!!!

abstinence (sounds like absent) : like being absent from enjoying pleasant things

ab+stinence..(looks like STRINGENC(y)....MEANS sticking to the rules)...so your doctor has asked you to stick to the rule of eating only bread ,if you want to reduce your belly.

Ab is root which means away from something

Ab+ stin+ence: Absent from nonsense like alcohol

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Abstinence from ur beloved ones leads to alcohol consumption

abs are nonsense so there is no restaint for eatind and drinking(food lover is thinking lyk da assume)

soundslike abstinance came from abstain: non-participation in pleasant things

abstruse

Definition
(adj) difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or knowledge
Synonyms : deep recondite
Example Sentence
  • the professor's lectures were so abstruse that students tended to avoid them
  • a deep metaphysical theory
  • some recondite problem in historiography
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abstruse

abstruse rhyme with CONFUSE,there is confusion when things are not clear

AB stress nahi doge or brain USE(last 2 alphabets) nahi karoge then you wont be able to understand anything.Difficult to understand.

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It contains "ab....use". ab generally stands for negative sense and so 'ab+ use' can be taken as difficult to use. A word will be difficult to use if it is difficult to understand.

Ab(s)+truce = someone with whom making truce is difficult coz he z difficult to understand

Ab-abishek, truce-(T)om c(RUCE) "" for abishek it is DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND Tom cruse behavior""

abstruse=>absurd..(remove se from the word)and arrange abstru to absurt.. or absurd.. which can be correlated to difficult to understand..

ABSTRUSE = ABSTRACT + CONFUSE

ABstract tRUTH

Ab-abishek, str-stra, use-use "for abishek it is difficult to understand how to use straa""

(ab+str+use)ab=now str use or v can say use str now.its difficult to use n that it means

relate it to ab'use..abuse.. and abusive language is always difficult to penetrate.

abstruce is rhyming to obtuse .. which comes under Geometry..difficult to underastand for many

(ab+str+use)ab=now str use or v can say use str now.its difficult to use n that it means

(ab+str+use)ab=now str use or v can say use str now.its difficult to use n that it means

abstruse=ab +screwed..now difficult to understad

Absolute Truth is abstruse, you can never learn it!

It sounds like "abs truth". When well exercised, abs can be hard, and truth is something you can/should understand.

ABS+TRUSS...its difficult to build abs as strong as truss

concentrate on true and true always difficult to understand

abstress

See the word Abs it is difficult to understand how to get six pack on the body. truce-true

abstruse link with abs+ true i.e. absolutely true people are difficult to understand

no use - this is hard to understand

The appearance (or pronunciation) of "abstruse" itself is...abstruse.

abysmal

Definition
(adj) very great; limitless
Example Sentence
  • abysmal misery
  • abysmal stupidity
Definition
(adj) resembling an abyss in depth; so deep as to be unmeasurable
Synonyms : abyssal unfathomable
Example Sentence
  • the abyssal depths of the ocean
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abysmal

a+bys(take dis as 20 i.e.bees in hindi)+mal(take it as mile).....ao a 20 mile deep pit in the ground looks like its bottomless

bys...sounds like base..a-base..no base...so bottomless

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You might have seen "Aladdin"..in dat there was a negative character named as "Abysmaal"...i.e. "extremely bad" man...

a- this, bys-bees(20), mal-mal(in hindi we call some substance as mal) "" salesman saying to women ' madam a bees ka mal hen isme bottom nahi ayega only top ayega(bottomless)""

if use rearrange the word abysmal u get "smalbays" which sounds lik "small base" which is approximately equal to no base ie bottom less..

abyss-bottomless...abyssmal

A-Base

Imagine some1 telling alphabetically ab-y is small infact its a vrey huge gap inturn dis pertains to d depth in d meaning

ab (negative sense, not) + y small. something which is not small, so big and hence limitless or bottomless.

topics should be understood from basic otherwise its abysmal

accolade

Definition
(noun) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Synonyms : award honor honour laurels
Example Sentence
  • an award for bravery
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accolade

it sounds like chocolate.. parents accolade if kids do home work properly

A+Cool+Aide is a praise for the effort by a Distinction Student

accolade ac=accept,take; col=>college;ade-->aid; College aid is given as an award of merit.

a+col+lade.. seems like "a college leader"..and if you are a college leader then you will get a strong praise and approval.

accolade sounds like: "act-of-laud" laud meaning praise.

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let ac means not...colade means collision...a person prevented two buses from collision,so he was praised

to ACCOrd (bestow upon) the good LAD my Expression of praise.

a+col+lade : a col. leader got laid ,as an award.

accolade ~ a + COLA company has won several accolades for being a market leader in soft-drinks.

According to Leader(esp. in political space). i.e if you act according to the leader you will be honored and awarded other wise not.

Accolade sounds like A - Coal - Aide! A coal aide was given a merit for all his help!

ACC - aced. You got an A not a C or d on your test - give praise

the accomplished lad won an award of merit

acco+lade;According to me to get Laid is an ultimate award of merit in any relationship

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