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discernible

Definition
(adj) perceptible by the senses or intellect
Synonyms : discernable
Example Sentence
  • things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause
  • the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations
  • the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of several miles
Definition
(adj) capable of being perceived clearly
Example Sentence
  • an essay with a meaning that was not always discernible
Definition
(adj) capable of being seen or noticed
Synonyms : evident observable
Example Sentence
  • a discernible change in attitude
  • a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript
  • an observable change in behavior
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for discernible

break as Dis-earn-able anything from which money can be earned is easily distinguishable...

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discern sounds like an opposite of concern.wen u discern someone ,u would find a distinguishable change after u meet that person after a long time...isnt it ..!!!?

Dis (sounds like This) + CERN (physics project in Europe, if u don know google for it) = THIS CERN project must have a lot of mentally quick and observant scientists, since it is one of the largest projects in the world!

dis-is-earnable (perceivable)

"NIBBLE" is to spend time on small things .. that is distinguish smallest part in details.. :P similarly Disernible

if u r discerning...everything is discernible...!!!

split as did and earn means that the money earned is distinguished for every employee

sounds like VISIBLE that is perceivable

discordant

Definition
(adj) not in agreement or harmony
Example Sentence
  • views discordant with present-day ideas
Definition
(adj) lacking in harmony
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FOCUS ON disco-RDANT. dISCOs ARE always inharmonious. same as cacophonous

dis+chord as in not a chord, so it is conflicting or harsh in sound

Con+Cordant means "with agreement". Dis+Cordant means "Without Agreement"

DISCORDANT = DIS(not) CORDANT(can be taken as COORDINATION) .. when there is NO COORDINATION there will be NO HARMONY and there is a possibility to CONFICT..

dis+chord as in not a chord, so it is conflicting or harsh in sound-PIANO WITH HARSH NOT HARMONIOUS SOUND

dis+cord. cord-related to heart. So if heart doesn't meet that is discordant

dis+cord—CORDial means friendly, DISCORDANT means not friendly, NOT IN HARMONY, HARCH IN SOUND, also antonym of CONCORD, ACCORD

discordant=dis+accord, accord is an agreement. hence, discordant-> conflicting, not harmonious

disparage

Definition
(verb) express a negative opinion of
Synonyms : belittle pick at
Example Sentence
  • She disparaged her student's efforts
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dispa-rage can be read as display a rage. When you display your RAGE on your juniors you BELITTLE them in front of the others.

dis-opposite, parage-praise so if u don't praise 4 someone u criticize him.

disparage~discourage : when you give negetive comments/opinions about the effort put by people around you they get DISCOURAGED!

CAN REMEMBER AS disprin - which DEPRECIATES(DEGRADES, REDUCES) THE PAIN.

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26th janury ki parade ke background mein kisine disco ka music chala diya and that led to everyone's disparade

we DISPARAGE a 10-paisa coin

we know Disparity=inequality or difference in some respect... same Disparage=belittle someone..

disparate

Definition
(adj) fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind
Example Sentence
  • such disparate attractions as grand opera and game fishing
  • disparate ideas
Definition
(adj) including markedly dissimilar elements
Example Sentence
  • a disparate aggregate of creeds and songs and prayers
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for disparate

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Dis(this) + parate(parrot) is different from the rest. But how?? It can talk!!!

Disparate can be broken as: "This" "sEparate" so read as "this is separate"!

Disparate == Dis + parate ; This parrot and that parrot are completely different

"disparity" which means inequality or difference----->disparate

Disparate: Two lovers are talking 2 each other Girl:how to Identify Boy and Girl. Boy:Remove ur cloths i will say Boy & Girl:Get Naked.Boy:See ur Pussy and my Penis(Dick) they both are DISPARATE.and he fucked the girl.she say Ouch

disparate…di(as we call our elder sister by this name usualy didi.)+sparate(separate)..didi has got separate TV in her room , which is very much different from our old TV.

'disparate' is NOT 'desperate'- it's "very different"

two roots words.. dis - not parity - similarity disparity means not similar

fear

DI +SPARATE.. pronounce it as the separate!..

disport

Definition
(verb) occupy in an agreeable, entertaining or pleasant fashion
Synonyms : amuse divert
Example Sentence
  • The play amused the ladies
Definition
(verb) play boisterously
Example Sentence
  • The children frolicked in the garden
  • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
  • The toddlers romped in the playroom
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for disport

diSPORT - you play/watch sports for your amusement.

Disp-o-rt : to display-own-art display-SPORT to amuse others

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disport = di ( double) + sport; ppl r playing sports with double enjoyment i.e. making noise.

dissident

Definition
(noun) a person who dissents from some established policy Definition
(adj) characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
Synonyms : heretical heterodox
Definition
(adj) disagreeing, especially with a majority
Synonyms : dissentient dissenting
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ASSENT = agree; DISSENT = disagree; DISSIDENT = a person who dissents/disagrees.

resident- one who agrees and co-operates, dissident -one who is rebellious.

dissident..dis+sident......this word sounds very similar to resident....think you are a resident of particular place and if some one suggest you to leave that place....will you do that...no certainly no...you will disagree..

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no certainely no...you will disagree or dissents from that person...suggestion.....or opinion...

sident means sit....dissident means can not sit so rebellious.

assent-to agree with; assenter: the one who agrees with. dissent - to disagree; dissenter - the one who dissents. dissident - the one who strongly dissents and criticizes the govt.

in Resident Evil movie.. the main characters Rebell against the company.. :)

dissident met president

distend

Definition
(verb) become wider
Synonyms : dilate
Example Sentence
  • His pupils were dilated
Definition
(verb) cause to expand as it by internal pressure
Example Sentence
  • The gas distended the animal's body
Definition
(verb) swell from or as if from internal pressure
Example Sentence
  • The distended bellies of the starving cows
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for distend

try to relate it with dis means distance and extend means to expand.

This(DIS) Tent(TEND) can expand easily

dis(apart) + tend(stretch) So distend means to stretch apart or expand.

stend- take it as stem. stem generally expands or swell out ,wen there is a clot of water ..

Imagine DISTance from an END ->Extend;Wider;swell out

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TENDancy to DISassociate=DISTEND

Distend-or this tond(belly) has expanded

close to distance...reserved people stay at a distance (secondary meaning of distant is reserved or aloof)

Tendentiousness (tend) towards distant (dis); Therefore reach the distant.

distraught

Definition
(adj) deeply agitated especially from emotion
Synonyms : overwrought
Example Sentence
  • distraught with grief
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for distraught

This year because of drought people were upset and anxious

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its like...dis(not)+traught(thought)....so he did "not thought" of his failure in exam....so he is upset

distraught spells like past tense of distrait(not looking straight ie, not attentive).

distorted signal on tv makes us upset and anxious

DIS(T) dRAUGHT is making leaders very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness;

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