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decapitate

Definition
(verb) cut the head of
Synonyms : behead decollate
Example Sentence
  • the French King was beheaded during the Revolution
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for decapitate

capitate(capital)->say head of country->so decapitate means dehead or behead

de = down, cap = head => "decapitate" then means "cut that head down"

de+cap+tata; when do you say “tata” to cap, sorry but you don’t have a “head” you are “beheaded”

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de-cap= behead... also it rhymes with decapacitate... which means to kill

DE CAP IT ATE had a BE(e's)HEAD in it(sry if it is too silly and wierd).

decapitate : lets make it like a vampire ne [the]de cap [rakhane ki jaga head] ,and it [cap][kha liya]ate

decapitate(the +cap+ate) the cap is ate with head by rhino ,so man is behead

decapitate-> take the head with the cap

decorum

Definition
(noun) propriety in manners and conduct
Synonyms : decorousness
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"decor um"; decor them to make them more proper and correct

DECO (dekho) yaar, RUM pine ke baad, there is very little possibility that you will be in ORDERLINESS and GOOD MANNERS, CONDUCT.

decorum -- decoration . If something is decorated everything is in order and in good manner.

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Decoru....decorate....to decorate our house in Festivals is a DECORUM...

If you call someone a "dick-or-umm" at the dinner table then that is bad manners!

To be proper you must DECORATE the ballroom.

dec+or+rum he will be good in speech, behavior, dress, formal politeness, orderliness, seemliness, decency.

you have to be decorum in most of the forums otherwist you'll be thrown out.

decorum ~ accord ~ according to : approriateness of behavior

decorum(deco=decorated,rum=rum) the decorated rum looks in order and taste good

decoy

Definition
(noun) a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
Synonyms : steerer
Definition
(noun) something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
Synonyms : bait lure
Definition
(verb) lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for decoy

Coy means shy, girls act coy to attract guys. Decoy traps animals;

DECOY sounds like DACOIT.wat does a dacoit do?LURES VICTIMS TO DANGER

decoy --> decoit. Police lured/baited the decoit to catch them.

decay+destroy..to destroy first u need to put the thing in danger.. so,first decoy then decay..

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decoy-> villi girls decoy boys and kill them

Decoy: Dec(look) oy(oi) something trap over there.

decrepit

Definition
(adj) worn and broken down by hard use
Example Sentence
  • a creaky shack
  • a decrepit bus...its seats held together with friction tape
  • a flea-bitten sofa
  • a run-down neighborhood
  • a woebegone old shack
Definition
(adj) lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
Example Sentence
  • a feeble old woman
  • her body looked sapless
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for decrepit

Decrease in Brad pit's muscular strength made him very weak

DECRE(decrease..)..and decrease in a capacity of something will lead to BAD AND WEAK condition of a something.

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decrepit -- > decre(decrease) + pit (peet means maarna(beat) in hindi). If you beat someone, he/she gets weak.

DE+CRE(creature)+PIT.....the creature that fell into a pit is in it's LAST STAGE OF DECAY after dying.....

Decrepit->decrease strength or weakness to get out of pit

decrease + pit. prolonged usage leads a thing to DECREASE in value or strength so after the things gets wretched we ll throw it in PIT. (garbage pit)

decrepit. A pit(well) which has been decre(deserted) is in old and weak condition. The 2nd meaning as 1st mnemonic

Decre-Decrease in pit-f(p)itness

defalcate

Definition
(verb) appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use
Example Sentence
  • The accountant embezzled thousands of dollars while working for the wealthy family
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for defalcate

de + false + ate = i cheated them of their money and ate the food...have the cake and eat it too :)

to take money in a "FALSE" or fraudulent manner...

de+falcon = falcons behaving fraudulently

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de+false+CAT cat is generally preferred by ppl who want money...false money or money by false tactics

adding to bond....false cat can also mean greedy AUNTIES shown in movies who always misuse property

defalcate -> defal+cate I misuse the def false money and had cake

just like "war hawks" there are probably "fraud falcons"

defection

Definition
(noun) withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
Synonyms : abandonment desertion
Example Sentence
  • his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless
Definition
(noun) the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)
Synonyms : apostasy renunciation
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for defection

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de + affection -> no affection; if you have no affection then you will leave it

when you go to a shop to buy something but you find that it is DEFECtive - you will surely desert it!

Defection is seen in case of contagious infection. Everyone leaves the patient during that time.

fection- take it as fiction. fiction generally has a deserted background.

de+infection.Infection is something that stays with you where as de infection is something that leaves you..desertion

de + affection -> no affection; if you have no affection then you will be left out in desert alone

de+affection means opposite of affection. It means showing affection to the rivals

deference

Definition
(noun) a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
Synonyms : respect
Example Sentence
  • his deference to her wishes was very flattering
  • be sure to give my respects to the dean
Definition
(noun) courteous regard for people's feelings
Synonyms : respect respectfulness
Example Sentence
  • in deference to your wishes
  • out of respect for his privacy
Definition
(noun) a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
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if there is no DIFFERENCE between you and him, then you will respect his wishes.

sounds like REVERENCE

defeat+reverence. in battles we give reverence to even those who we defeat, hence deference to all.

if you will make no DEFERENCE(difference) between ST/SC/OBC and GENERAL, you will be RESPECTED

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defer rhymes wit refer..

REVERANCE=DEFERENCE...

DEFERENCE---> sounds like---> di-farmaiye = you are asking respectfully frm ur didi.

there's difference between boss and servant ,so servant respects boss

deference sounds like reference ..so doing things on regard of some1 who is in reference

deference=de+reference -> without refer to

deference sounds like reference. If you have a reference for a letter of recommendation, then you usually respect that reference.

deference Read as "desire + reference" someone acting in reference to your desires.

It sounds like preference,which means giving priority 2 othr

it is like reference of respectable persons which you add in your CV

Deference; defer means to agree with someone.

deference=def+her+hence give her respect

deify

Definition
(verb) consider as a god or godlike
Example Sentence
  • These young men deify financial success
Definition
(verb) exalt to the position of a God
Example Sentence
  • the people deified their King
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for deify

deit(=f)y ... reminds you of God..

Deify sounds like hifi, hifi ppl are treated as god in the restaurants.

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deify - day-fy, day-fly - just like the angels treat like a god.

die+fy.. those who dont die are god..

die+defy= whose who defy deadth=god..

dei fly like a god in the sky

দেবতা-fy

Deify means feel as deity. People in India deify Sachin Tendulkar.

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