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cabal

Definition
(noun) a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
Synonyms : camarilla faction junto
Definition
(noun) a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)
Synonyms : conspiracy
Definition
(verb) engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
Example Sentence
  • They conspired to overthrow the government
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cabal (Kabul), remember this place....Bin Laden and his men secretly united in kabul(cabal) to promote their interest, i.e. 9/11 attack...

Cabal--- kabila in Hindi u know (must have seen in bollywood movies) ....imagine them when u read cabal you will automatically recall the meaning i.e secret group of persons secretly united to promote their interests.

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cabal sounds like cannibal to me. so the cannibals join unite to promote their interest i.e. kill and eat people.

STORY : Imagine a group of bald people planing to attack a barbar shop for bal(hairs)

cabal.it seems like cabar(kabristan--burrial ground)meeting secretly at this place..means some conspiracy is going on!!

cabal : cap + all means "put a cap" means to cheat in indian language and all - means group - so it means to come together to cheat

cacophonous

Definition
(adj) having an unpleasant sound
Synonyms : cacophonic
Example Sentence
  • as cacophonous as a henyard
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caco sounds like cactus and phonous like phone. So kindly try to remember it like this...a phone with a cactus makes irritating sounds.

Caco + phone – phones sometimes cause irritating sound (some ringtones etc).

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phonus is sound.and kako is bad or harsh..so cacophonous is bad sound or harsh sound.

lots of COCK making noise in a PHONE... "KUKDEKU.."

symphony is pleasing music of well tuned. cacophony is opposite to it made up uneven rhythm and it should be called as noise not song

cactus + phonus ~ cactus = unpleasant phonus = sound => unpleasant sound !!

poem frog and the nightingale->frog's voice crass cacophany

ke ko sound in phone while talking irritates us

cacophony: it sounds like ' cat call phone' ---- discordant.

cacophony: cat + cock + phone --- it is obviously discordant.

"caco" stands for chaos , phonous means sound. If you read science fiction or read cosmology you know what chaos means. So caco+phonous means "chaos sound"

cacophony

Definition
(noun) a loud harsh or strident noise
Synonyms : blare blaring clamor din
Definition
(noun) loud confusing disagreeable sounds
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Sounds like "Cough" (a HARSH sound). It also sounds like "Coffin"(a harsh image).

If caco phones so many times , he or she will have irrited,unpleasent.

remember the croaking sound made by the frogs which is irritating...

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If caco makes us a phone from a not reachable place we hear loud confusing disagreeable sounds

a loud unpleasant mixture of sounds like in a jam traffic: a cacophony of car horns and shouting

caco(Kaku=aunty) + phony(sound) >> aunty talks in a harsh sound always and shouts...irritating x-(

Carol & Jake 7 & 8 both hate singer Cold Bait. Carol says his hair looks like CACA, Jake thinks the bloke a PHONY mate. Their uncle calls him a Macaw!! There's nary a soul who doesn't hate, the awful noise that comes from his maw!

Think about 1,000 parrots all saying Cockado dool in a distorted way.

cacophony sounds like echo(re-sound)+ phone. if we get echos while we r talking it is so noisy and harsh to hear

cajole

Definition
(verb) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
Example Sentence
  • He palavered her into going along
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Remember, our bollywood actress, KAJOL, she is one of the most talkative, candid and energetic actresses we have in the industry...why is she portraying that image??? Probably she is doing this to bag a film or two from KARAN JOHAR!!!

KAJOL(actress) managed to CAJOLE a role from Karan Johar...:-)

Cathy (ca) joked (jole) her way into the job by flirting with the boss.

Ofcourse Kajol, but imagine her urging for Pulse Polio vaccination on doordarshan.

do u remember the song...maine tho manga tha...of kajol...the way she cajoles ajay devgan from the movie u me aur hum

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JOSTLE = harsh force. CAJOLE = gentle force.

# भुलवाना # मनाना # चापलूसी करना # खुशामद करना #

cajole: caj(work) hone ke liya oil karna parta hai..

cajole: it sounds like ' Cat Joke' -- a good way to persuade by praising.

dar khasegari enqadr khodamo KAJOkoLE kardam ta aroos RAAZI beshe!!!

kajal lagake u deceive to luk bu8ful

Raj cajole raji saying her cajole is beautiful and ask her a kiss

Cajole rhymes with cage. You cajole a bird into a cage with persuasion.

Ajay Devagn CAJOLEd (persuaded) Kajol to marry him (by flattery).

callous

Definition
(verb) make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
Synonyms : cauterise cauterize
Definition
(adj) emotionally hardened
Example Sentence
  • a callous indifference to suffering
  • cold-blooded and indurate to public opinion
Definition
(adj) having calluses; having skin made tough and thick through wear
Synonyms : calloused thickened
Example Sentence
  • calloused skin
  • with a workman's callous hands
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callous sounds like khallas so jiski sub kuch khallas ho gayi hai..that person becomes hard, insensitive and unfeeling.

call(CALL)o(OH)US(U.S)..Oh U.S Please Call Us for MS and dont be so unkind,hardened and unfeeling..!!!

callous - call out,someone who pretends didn't listen when you call his name,callous

callous sounds like KHALLAS(Hindi)....so jiski sensitivity khallas ho gayi hai

Kallis (Jacques Kallis, SA) is such an insensitive (callous)batsman. He would beat Indian bowlers like anything.

read it like CARELESS so when a person is pinched or pierced if he doesn't react its bcuz his skin is insensitive may be due to some anesthesia (Just imagine)

police says call-o-us if somebody is callous towards you

KHAROOS

Man, how insensitive you are, just tell are you going to CALL-US or not......?

callous- hell on us. he was so heartless.he thought " hell on us"

remember colosseum in italy were barbaric cruel fights were fought(gladiator mvie)

police says call-o-us if somebody is callous towards you

it's sounds like south african batsman KALLIS who has no emotion for indian bowler

call ous(aswath) who is hardened unfeeling for others.

Engineering students become callous to education after graduation because that is teh maximum any human brain can handle lol

sounds like "kaala" in hindi.so,"dil se kaala" means insensitive,unkind

sounds like carlos ... so you can imagine the unkind and unfeeling villian ;)

Callous comes from Callum means skin or Khaal in Indian languages. Any one who has hard rough khaal is unfeeling even in emotion...

doctor call us to say that we had insensitive thick skin

callow

Definition
(adj) young and inexperienced
Synonyms : fledgling unfledged
Example Sentence
  • a fledgling enterprise
  • a fledgling skier
  • an unfledged lawyer
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for callow

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Callow = Cal + low; caliber is low. (madness) as well as cal-low= YOUTH N IMMATURE PPL DO THAT!

callow-->cow--->milk Paal vadiyum mugam unakku means naive, inexperienced, immature.

callow - c+allow : immature person can not allow to do this

callow - call low, NO i can't call them, they are just to low,immature, to be invited to the party.

Childish + shALLOW = CALLOW

CALLOW also means immature....SHALLOW rhymes with CALLOW...callow people are shallow(immature) from within....

callow is similar to~kalou who is a player of Chelsea who is one of the inexperienced player in the side..

callow == c + allow == cidds(kids)+ allow == kids r not allowed here because they r so immatured.

CAL(calories)+LOW(less).If we have less calories we look young and then we are YOUTH.

c-allo(allu)-w: allu in kannada means milk.so kids drink milk..kids are immature and inexperienced

My servant Kaloo (callow here) is very immature.

call+low....Inexperienced employee gets low(less) calls from companies...

A callow sparrow alway flies low! How is it ;)

opposite to mellow

Callow rhymes with shallow. Imagine a scuba diver diving with his gear, because it is his first time swimming. He is immature, as he does not know the basics of swimming. You do not need a scuba suit to jump into a shallow pool.

all are allowed in the pub. P.s-Immatures and inexperienced youth are prohibited.

callow resemble to COW like which do not where to go

Callow: Calf: who is a immature.

callow= KAL + LO . A guy saying the other guy k ye saman mere se KAL LO, because today i m unsexperienced an immature..

when she saw me getting a call she made a sound OWW>> how callow she is

callow rhyms with shallow.. a shallow sea has got nothing in it..

call low. Low/less calls. Ppl with less experience get less calls

callow sounds like Kalilo i.e. they are young,immature and inexperienced

Callow - Hallow thats empty inside, lacking adult maturity, in experienced

callow- "kal aao...aaj inexperienced ho"

calumny

Definition
(noun) a false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of someone's words or actions Definition
(noun) an abusive attack on a person's character or good name
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calumny, sounds like kalmuhi, which is a harsh remark given by a saas to her bahu. So its a kind of slander.

rhymes with ALUMNI--imagine urself slandering n defaming some of ur cllg ALUMNI

calu-muy: calu means legs in kannada and mny sounds like muri which means to break ...parents will tel i ll BERAK UR LEG(CALUMNY) which is a SLANDER

Calumny sounds like columns, imagine if some one write bad thind aboute you ll be defamed.

Cal (californians) talk shit about NY (new yorkers)...SLANDER!!!!

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Calumni = Calikh malna on somebody's character

A calumny can upset a calm discourse.

This is along similar lines as to one above... "I considered it a CALUMNY when someone said I was an ALUM of CAL State."

calumny-sounds like alumnia who is the goal keeper of arsenal..he abuses the opposition team mates..

cALUMNY : criticise alumni. critise/bad remarks

CALUMNY ...Call Um n e name...pronounced Kaa Luhm nee

Calumny printed in newspaper column

CALLUMNY= call+u+money,one can make wrong remarks on u for getting money,so its slandering.

Remember, how they used to tie people who were accusing in something bad to the COLUMN of shame?

Calumny - Think of a Column written about you that you are CALculating to steal MoNeY. Clearly a malicious lie.

friend calls u to ask (mny) sounds like money

canard

Definition
(noun) a deliberately misleading fabrication
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for canard

Remember Kannad movies...their fighting is so unreal..false... so remember canard as being a false portrayal.

canard - can hard, it can hardly happen. It is exaggerated.

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Canarad--- Remember Narad Muni who use to spread false rumours.

Remember: I "canard" (cannot) believe that story!

can+hard--rumours can be hardly believed

can nerd(nard) spread rumours? No he can't!

CanarD~Kenar...In Share market you can hear false rumor particular share KENAR jonno.

canard - canara bank server is hacked, is a false rumor or false report.

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