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equanimity

Definition
(noun) steadiness of mind under stress
Synonyms : calm calmness composure
Example Sentence
  • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
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EQUAL+ENEMY(ity) Seeeing enemy as a friend i.e., with CALMNESS OF TEMPERAMENT.

equal mind

When meditating, you find equanimity when you find your EQUILIBRIUM.

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equanimity

equi + animity >> when one thinks about other creatures as equal to himself, he or she has a great composure of mind and is calm and thoughtful about others..

equanimity=equal+enmity; when u see your ENEMY u get angry; so it is necessary for u to maintain EQUAL temper and calmness if you are in public to avoid any outroar

errant

Definition
(adj) straying from the right course or from accepted standards
Example Sentence
  • errant youngsters
Definition
(adj) uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable
Example Sentence
  • an errant breeze
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for errant

Same as Aberrant ..

errant=err(error)+ ant = If there is a error in ant plan they were wandering every where

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running errands without a plan, and therefore making errors.

errant : wandering split this word as er + ran + t and assume when u make error [like u broke a monitor in college] then tum ran karate rahogo then u will become errant

erudite

Definition
(adj) having or showing profound knowledge
Synonyms : learned
Example Sentence
  • a learned jurist
  • an erudite professor
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for erudite

taken from rude+ite...in olden days people who were higly educated were basically very rude...as they were having profound knowledge of a subject they use to behave very rudely with less educated or illiterates people.

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e+RUD(RUDE)+IT+e....now just concentrate on RUDE IT....NOW THINK OF rude IT PROFESSIONAL WHO IS BASICALLY CONSIDERED AS A LEARNED man..or scholarly.

R U DEITY? Are you a deity; deities are gods and know it all.

erudite has Latin root: eruditus = e + rudis = e + rude(untrained) After training ruder, he becomes an erudite person

ER (Engineer)-U-di(did)-IT(it)-E ..... you have gr8 knowledge if u becum an engineer.

the letters in the word are E-R-U-D-I-T-E...pull out the letters E-D-U EDU is short for education. Being educated= scholastic, learned and wise.

Focus on ERU ... sounds like Hero... heroes usually show profundity in movies

[a+rude+elite]= elits are rude, cos they have erudite skills

HERO+DITE- ppl eating HERO DITE are erudite

sounds like rite... right only a person having profound knowledge knows what is right

there is a CAT preparation institution called ERUDITE

Think of a person called Dite. He's very well educated, so you listen to him carefully, and you encourage him to speak: "I hear you, Dite!"

When you are right, people think you're erudite.

Ex-Rude. You are no longer rude which means belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness. You are now educated and instructed.

eschew

Definition
(verb) avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
Synonyms : shun
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es+CHEW... CHEWING a CHEWINGGUM IS A BAD HABIT while working in an office, so you must avoid this HABIT.

ppl tend to avoid u..when u have severe cold and u say.."AAAh chuu!!"

EScape from CHEWing tobacco.

we chew Chewing Gum to avoid Smoking habit

eSCHEW could be thought as "SHOO".. as in shoo away, which is a form of avoiding...

If somebody have just pulled out his tooth then he cannot chew...so he would have to ESCHEW (Avoid) chewing...

Eschew cashew's if you're allergic to nuts!

To avoid having to "chew the cud" with her, I shun answering the phone.

es+CHEW - You chew a chewing gum but you HABITUALLY AVOID gulping it.

Ee + shoe - Avoid it. This shoes is very old and torn. avoid using it.

Rhymes with Skew- not in a straight direction hence u AVOID whats ahead of you

esoteric

Definition
(adj) confined to and understandable by only an enlightened inner circle
Example Sentence
  • a compilation of esoteric philosophical theories
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for esoteric

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HISTORIC things are known to few people

the world is like Estrogen, which is a female hormone..and we all know that females are HARD TO UNDERSTAND and KNOWN ONLY TO FEW :) !!

Experts (E) are so (SO) fond of terrible (TER) words.

Esoteric <> Exoteric. Ex- = outside, external

its so tedha (hard to understand)

jumbling 'esoteric' gives the word 'secret'.. esoteric relates to secret brotherhood kind-of.. its mysterious and also understood only by the members of that group

E-sot-eric sounds like: "He sought eric" to explain to him the difficult philosophy text.

esoTERIC-TERRIFIC.something terrific is difficult to understand

Esoteric: E(Einstein)+So+Teric(Terrific=of great size,amount,or intensity, excellent),Hence Einstein theories(general relativity) are SO Terific,only known or understood to only few

esoteric = e + storic = one story; It is included in a story.

A sort of trick - So understood by only few people

Eso sounds like "S" and "O" which stand for specific organization

toyota big...iota small

hE'S SO TERribly InCoherent

e+so(some)+term So few people

A religion that finds AIR SO TERRIfiC/ is known and understood only by a few.

espouse

Definition
(verb) choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans
Synonyms : adopt follow
Example Sentence
  • She followed the feminist movement
  • The candidate espouses Republican ideals
Definition
(verb) take in marriage Definition
(verb) take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
Synonyms : adopt embrace sweep up
Example Sentence
  • She embraced Catholicism
  • They adopted the Jewish faith
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for espouse

pick the word spouse like the wife is the spouse of her husband and is always supportive of him.

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a person and his spouse will adopt....

ESPOUSE rhymes with MOUSE so MOUSE provides SUPPORT for the computer

Quite simple! - After e-mails,e(electronic)-weddings, it is now e-spouse in the internet era, espousing the modern tech world ideas.

ethereal

Definition
(adj) characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
Synonyms : aerial aeriform aery airy
Example Sentence
  • figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away
  • aerial fancies
  • an airy apparition
  • physical rather than ethereal forms
Definition
(adj) of or containing or dissolved in ether
Example Sentence
  • ethereal solution
Definition
(adj) of heaven or the spirit
Synonyms : celestial supernal
Example Sentence
  • celestial peace
  • ethereal melodies
  • the supernal happiness of a quiet death
Definition
(adj) characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy
Synonyms : gossamer
Example Sentence
  • this smallest and most ethereal of birds
  • gossamer shading through his playing
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ethereal

Ether is used in scents.Its smell is so pleasant that it makes person light and heavenly

ethereal = not real : like a spirit or fairy; unearthly heavenly

Ethereal = Ether + eal; we all know that ether is an imaginary media.

ETHER IS PRESENT ALL AROUND THE SPACE IF U GO OUT OF OUR ATMOSPHERE WERE EVERYTHING IS LIGHT AND NOT AFFECTED BY GRAVITY

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Picture a man fly fishing. He cast his fly into the AIR then REELS it in.

yes Swargiya Devatas are on earth, its real

eulogy

Definition
(noun) a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently
Synonyms : eulogium
Definition
(noun) a formal expression of praise
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for eulogy

eulogy = eu-'good' + log 'root: logue [dialogue, talk, speech]' => Good speech

eulogy = Euler + geometry; Euler was very good at geometry; so we praise him, give him a EULOGY

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story:my friend on seeing a dead body "eeeuuuu" and i gave a whole speech on honouring the dead so thats how the word eulogy came into existence....;)

Eu-logy sounds like (U-R-GREAT-GEE ) After person gave this life in War for his country ,His friend expresses this honour by crying ( formal expression of praise)

EU(English Usage like we have in cat)+Logic....your teacher is praising you that your English usage logic awesome man!!!!!

sounds 'ur logic' >>> some one praises about your logic.. thts eulogy

When I eulo-gize I am humb-le-ized, like I am in-front-of-God

EU (European Union)+ logy (study)==> If someone study about EU,he'll be praised formally :)

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