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besiege

Definition
(verb) surround so as to force to give up
Example Sentence
  • The Turks besieged Vienna
Definition
(verb) cause to feel distressed or worried
Example Sentence
  • She was besieged by so many problems that she got discouraged
Definition
(verb) harass, as with questions or requests
Example Sentence
  • The press photographers besieged the movie star
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for besiege

divide it like-->be+siege(seize)-- Indian army has seized the line of control, and now the whole area is surrounded by armed forces.

be + seize = u are seized by armed forces / by some1 who is continiously annoying u ..!!

besmirch

Definition
(verb) charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
Example Sentence
  • The journalists have defamed me!
  • The article in the paper sullied my reputation
Definition
(verb) smear so as to make dirty or stained
Synonyms : smirch
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for besmirch

Besmirch= kisi ki achi reputation ko mirche lga ke bigadna

Besmirch = Bees + Mirch (In Hindi language Bees means twenty and Mirch means pepper) So,if you will add twenty pepper, you will definitely spoil the food.

besMIRCH-ifu chk the word mirch,it calls to our mind chilli's .chillis grown on soil,so is to meaning.

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mirch -> mirchi fm. hearing mirchi fm before exam will spoil the exam

BE (meaning throughout) + MIRE (to sully, dirty, muddy)= to fully ruin a reputation

bees bees mirchi dalega to khana to spoil hona hi hain

kisike base pe mirch lagana matlam usko maign kar dena

smirch sounds like smirk. His SMIRK left a STAIN in my mind

bilious

Definition
(adj) relating to or containing bile
Synonyms : biliary
Definition
(adj) suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
Synonyms : liverish livery
Definition
(adj) irritable as if suffering from indigestion
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bilious

bili-ili-ill..so it resembles ill in bile,ie stomach.

Note that many of the words with roots from body organs mean irritable. Examples: splenetic, spleen, bilious, atrabilious, dyspeptic, livery, and liverish.

remeber it from biles which is disease of liver; so a person having biles will always be irritated.

bilious can be compared with bile which is produced by liver.

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BILE juice is used for digestion...

LIOUS and be compared to LIVER.means leaver problem,indigestion.

bivouac

Definition
(noun) temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
Example Sentence
  • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
Definition
(noun) a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent Definition
(verb) live in or as if in a tent
Synonyms : camp camp out encamp tent
Example Sentence
  • Can we go camping again this summer?
  • The circus tented near the town
  • The houseguests had to camp in the living room
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bivouac

when u vomit (sound we make while vomiting - VOUAC) suddenly amidst a journey we look for some temporary halting place

wen der was no bused..i used to go "BYWALK" to college.. ofocz dats temporary

While I was in Bivouac, I used to vomit a lot.

BIVOUAC- A Building WACKy used to make a temporary shelter. THis is not a good mnemonic. But i couldnt find any better

temporary orrented house.Ifwe livein temporary or rented house(bai=kam-wali bhi bhowk(bark) ke jaati hai

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bi+vouac--vouac sounds like Walk-->you are walking towards an temporary camps or tents.

by walking building= temperory encampment

Be in a vua(not worthy) camp.

biwi ne ghar evacuate karaya so had to live in bivouac

Be walking in this Bivouac of life

blanch

Definition
(verb) turn pale, as if in fear
Synonyms : blench pale
Definition
(verb) cook (vegetables) briefly
Synonyms : parboil
Example Sentence
  • Parboil the beans before freezing them
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for blanch

blanch resembles blank..which is generally refered as a white space..so blanch means to leave it white..so whiten

blanch sounds like bleach--woman go for bleaching to whiten their skin or to make their skin more white.

blanche in french means white

blANCH-anch-anchal, is a pretty gal.im smitten by her white innocent face..lol..!!

bLANch -> lan -> lane; so to WHITEN the lane we use BLEACHing powder

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Sounds like Blond. Blond girls have blanched hair.

doctor said to girl if she takes syrup"BEFORE LUNCH "(blanch) her skin will be whitened

blase

Definition
(adj) very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
Synonyms : worldly
Example Sentence
  • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
  • the benefits of his worldly wisdom
Definition
(adj) uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
Synonyms : bored
Example Sentence
  • his blase indifference
  • a petulant blase air
  • the bored gaze of the successful film star
Definition
(adj) nonchalantly unconcerned
Example Sentence
  • a blase attitude about housecleaning
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for blase

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blase sounds similar baasa... which inhindi means purana ... like basa food means food that is not fresh so basa food no body eats....like old food ...so its like purana ,old,something we r bored of..

BLASE-(B)obby LAYS all day. so he is unconcerned and a boring personality.

blase -- close to words blast - whenever someone feels bored or uninterested we say go out and have a blast.

whenever i see a BLack ASE(ass) i feel bored and uninterested

BLASE: B(become) + LASE(less) interested that is we are bored

You can compare it with "PASSE"

remember your BOSS, assigned some work to you, and you are bored to do it.

blase sounds like baass (enough, stop now)!! so when u had enough u get bored and say baass!!

blase - if something keeps blazing at you again and again, then you become blased about it.

BE it LAYS or kurkure, we are bored from all these

blatant

Definition
(adj) without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
Synonyms : blazing conspicuous
Example Sentence
  • blatant disregard of the law
  • a blatant appeal to vanity
  • a blazing indiscretion
Definition
(adj) conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
Example Sentence
  • blatant radios
  • a clamorous uproar
  • strident demands
  • a vociferous mob
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for blatant

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BLATANT- BLOW an enemy TANK will rise uproar among the soldiers. Try to remember words by making such sentences. this will help you remember it easily. dont just break words into other words(hindi)u will tend to forget them

Bla( Blah Blah Blah) + Tent..... so extreme noise in a tent.....

It is just the opposite of to b-latent

BLATANT: BLA BLA BLA..when some one goes on speaking hes generally being offensive...so a BLATANT SPEECH

bla (blast) + tant (tent) --> when the offense of doing a blast in tent was done -- there was loud noise everywhere.

A boy who is bad and talent (Blatant) can do any noisy ,rude and offensive job.

bleak

Definition
(adj) offering little or no hope
Synonyms : black dim
Example Sentence
  • the future looked black
  • prospects were bleak
  • Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult
  • took a dim view of things
Definition
(adj) providing no shelter or sustenance
Synonyms : bare barren desolate stark
Example Sentence
  • bare rocky hills
  • barren lands
  • the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes
  • the desolate surface of the moon
  • a stark landscape
Definition
(adj) unpleasantly cold and damp
Synonyms : cutting raw
Example Sentence
  • bleak winds of the North Atlantic
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bleak

Bleak sounds like leak, when someone leak urine in his pants he feels cold and cheerless

when exitement leaks we get bleak, means cheerless or cold

When your secret LEAKs you feel BLEAK..

bleak sounds like weak.... a cold and cheeerless person

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bleak....rhymes like .. leak ...thae chances of leaking theexam paper are weak,no hope ..so.....bleak...:)

~Bleak Black Freak> black people are regarded as unfavourable depressing and usually having cold and cheerless heart

BLACK(bleak)clouds are cause of cold and cheerless weather.

if the fortune BLINK at u, u get lucky and cheerful;on the other hand, if u r BLEAK, u r cheerless and feeling blue

bleak sounds like black -- black color is the symbol of hopelessness and depression.

The fuel started to leak from the rocket while the launch and hence the scientists remained cheerless,that is bleak

From german origin..(Bleach)..means with dull or weak skin..which is having less hope.. Or Bleak sounds like weak, & person who is so weak & abt to die is hopeless..

(B)bilious + leak

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