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accost

Definition
(verb) speak to someone
Synonyms : address come up to
Definition
(verb) approach with an offer of sexual favors
Synonyms : hook solicit
Example Sentence
  • he was solicited by a prostitute
  • The young man was caught soliciting in the park
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accost

Accost=Ac(Acclerating)+Cost=>When cost shoots up in a shop, we as a person speaks with the shopkeeper to reduce the cost.Hence we iniciate the talk

accost ~ sounds like at any cost. I will approach and speak to her at any cost.

There is A COST to pay for speaking to the woman of my dreams first !

accost = accooo ..remember hindi serial chandrakanta .. two aiyars used to report directly this guy before speaking to others

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A.ccost= Approach to the coast[seashore]

accretion

Definition
(noun) an increase by natural growth or addition
Synonyms : accumulation
Definition
(noun) something contributing to growth or increase
Example Sentence
  • he scraped away the accretions of paint
  • the central city surrounded by recent accretions
Definition
(noun) (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases Definition
(noun) (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles Definition
(noun) (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment Definition
(noun) (law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance)
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accretion

Accretion sounds like Errection,,, so u r dik grows in size during an errection

ACCRETION sounds like secretion which gives an idea of growth in size.

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accretion ~ add + creation , this addition to creation leads to growth

Ac-creation

University gets accreditation as it grows and improves

Ac-creation

Accleration.. which is GROWTH in velocity

Accretion -> no excretion , so accumulation

ACCRETE:pronounce it somethinglike increse that implies naturally growth

ACCRETION = ACCESSION + ADDITION.

ac-accellerate ceration -sounds like creation....expand creation expand growth

Accretion (a gradual increase of wealth by unfair means)

Similar to ACCRUAL: (of sums of money or benefits) received by someone in regular or increasing amounts over time.

accretion: consider opp of excretion(to remove)..accretion - add and grow big

Accretion (sounds like) A+CONSTRUCTION --> building up

extra attention is necessary so it is needed to be increased

ac + erection - increase by natural growth

acquiesce

Definition
(verb) to agree or express agreement
Synonyms : accede assent
Example Sentence
  • The Maestro assented to the request for an encore
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acquiesce

acQUIEsce..concentrate on the part quie. and remember quiet.. which means submissive.. or imagine some1 who is quiet will give in without any protest

acquiesce = A(Agree) + quie(Quietly) = Comply passivly

acquiesce ~ a+kiss : My girlfriend acquiesced when I tried to kiss her on her lips.

sounds some thing like quiet ac-quiesce agreeing something quietly

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acquiesce : A-Queen-Says when a queen says something to you, even if you don't like it, you have to passively agree.

acquiesce--aqua--water which is easly avaibale, acquiesce is easily tractable means compliant

accept(ac)quietly(quie)

(ac+qui+esce)means "accept(ac) quitely(qui)" or comply without protest

quiese sounds like quiz , i agree passively that i lost in quiz

it sound like: A quite YES! means complete agreement

Picture a QUIET pond (water is AQUA) now picture the horse BESIE drinking from the pond: AQUA BESSIE

aquiesce-rhymes with a wish ,imagine that you have ask for some wish with the gene and he agree and accept it

if everybody is quiet( everybody agrees), anything can be acquired with ease(acqui(acquire)+esce(ease))

if you are acquiesce , you always say Yes, Yes , Yes!

accused quite without protest mean agree his crime

actuate

Definition
(verb) put in motion or move to act
Example Sentence
  • trigger a reaction
  • actuate the circuits
Definition
(verb) give an incentive for action
Example Sentence
  • This moved me to sacrifice my career
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for actuate

The senior actor, performed and motivated his junior actor. act - to - motivate,,thus gives ,,cause to act and motivate as synonym.

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actuate.. sounds like activate..we need motivation (or some incentives) to activate our thinkings..

sounds like accurate and when you presented ACCURATE sales figure to the BOARD,they motivated (gave incentives to) you for your honest work

actu + ate = moti(hindi for fat) + wait

actuATE- motivATE

i ATE ACT 2(actu) popcorn which activated me

motors are also called as 'actuators'. Hence actuate means to perform an action.

act - u - ate to motivate the child to eat food (motivate)

actuate: act+uate..move to act...

way actually u ate made me motivate to eat less

acuity

Definition
(noun) sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart) Definition
(noun) a quick and penetrating intelligence
Example Sentence
  • he argued with great acuteness
  • I admired the keenness of his mind
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acuity

a-CUIty,CUI seems like SUI{needle} in hindi,sui is sharp and penetrating...INTELLIGENT people are such-SHARP QUICK & PENETRATING

acuity....sounds like acute-means intelligent and quick and intelligence is nothing but sharpness of mind.

acuity .. when u tell it , it kinda sounds like ACUTE and hence the meaning

acuity ~ a +cute; just imagine a cute girl you met in train who only have external beauty but doesn't have sharpness of mind.

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Everyone at party was impressed by her cuteness (look) as well as acuteness (brain).

ACUITY= sounds like accuracy which menas sharpness.

acuity: a+cute: (cute) beautiful girls are often said as dumb,so they lack SHARPNESS in mind and senses

equity, we have to sharp in mind,hear,sight in investing wright one.

addle

Definition
(verb) mix up or confuse
Synonyms : muddle puddle
Example Sentence
  • He muddled the issues
Definition
(verb) become rotten
Example Sentence
  • addled eggs
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for addle

addle can be heard as "add----all" ,so add all and get confused

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ADDLE ~ sounds like riddle which is usually confusing and hence we get confused.

Ad + dull..for a dull person everything is confusing...

i am a fool=addle

addle-baddle (hindi meaning on one side and then on other side) so someone who goes on changing sides

a+ dull : rotten eggs always look dull.

Addle sounds like idle. If something is idle for a long time, such as food it becomes rotten.

addle sounds like idle ; idle means sitting without any work and hence as if confused by something.

aDDLE-riDDLE

adept

Definition
(noun) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field Definition
(adj) having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
Example Sentence
  • adept in handicrafts
  • an adept juggler
  • an expert job
  • a good mechanic
  • a practiced marksman
  • a proficient engineer
  • a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
  • the effect was achieved by skillful retouching
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adept

a+depth, a person who has deep knowledge

adept is close to adapt so an adept batsman like sachin adapt himself quickly on any kind of pitch.

inept means unskillful, ADEPT means SKILLFUL

A + dept : dept ~ department; our chemical engineering department consist of expert professors in every topic.

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a dept(depth)so it can be as-person depth in a subject ia an expert.

A department of Experts.

Adding to above mnemonic, DOD- that is Department of Defense in USA has group of experts working for it..

ept sounds like apt means aptitude so if a person has aptitude he would be very skillful

A-dept.... deptartment given A grade for its knowledge and skill

admonish

Definition
(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
Definition
(verb) warn strongly; put on guard
Synonyms : caution monish
Definition
(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

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.:)

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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

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