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expletive

Definition
(noun) profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
Example Sentence
  • expletives were deleted
Definition
(noun) a word or phrase conveying no independent meaning but added to fill out a sentence or metrical line
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Your parents will surely utter 'Expletive' words if you are 'Expelled' from the exam.

sounds like explosive...people use explosive words (ie) bad meaning when they get angry

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eggs+plate+ivvu ni amma(abusing him)(ex plet ive)

expressive is meaningfull expletive is meaningless

EXPLETIVE=EX-SPLIT-VE AJKAL HUSBAND WIFE ME KISTARAH SPLITING HOTI AUR WOH EX BANJATE HAI? YAAR PEHLE TO SHADI HOTI HAI PHIR JHAGRE PHIR CURSING EACH OUTHER(MAA KA GALI)

if u see ur ex with her new bf ,u will censure her with expletive

expository

Definition
(adj) serving to expound or set forth
Synonyms : expositive
Example Sentence
  • clean expository writing
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EXPOSitory comes with EXPOS(e) means to allow something to be seen. Something that is expository allows it to be seen or to be clear and thereby to be EXPLANATORY.

When u reach to a postion then u can order ur members and explain them what u need from them as uhave to achiev ur target being a manager.

expository sounds like repository ....and a repository comprises of lots of data ... and this data serves the purpose of EXPLAINING through statistics

expropriate

Definition
(verb) deprive of possessions
Example Sentence
  • The Communist government expropriated the landowners
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ex+propriate; ex+property...so depriving someone of his property

split the word ex+ propriate EX as in exwife takes property Henc take possesion of

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Same like appropriate.

hindi)

EXPROPRIATE=U R A GOOD STUDENT IM GIVING U APPROPRIATE NUMBER.THINK IM DOING THE OPPOSITE.IM DEPRIVING U RYT?

expunge

Definition
(verb) remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
Synonyms : excise scratch strike
Example Sentence
  • Please strike this remark from the record
  • scratch that remark
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for expunge

expunge rhymes with sponge..which is used to remove dirt..

sounds like ex-PURGE...which is REMOVING OR DELETING i.e. CANCEL OR REMOVE....

when some PUNCHES u.. he takes u out. REMOVE

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1+sponge eak sponge dena mujhe aapne jootey saaf karney hai

POONJNA (erase)

Teacher rubbed off what was written on the black board...expunge=rub off

extemporaneous

Definition
(adj) with little or no preparation or forethought
Example Sentence
  • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
  • an extemporaneous piano recital
  • an extemporary lecture
  • an extempore skit
  • an impromptu speech
  • offhand excuses
  • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
  • an off-the-cuff toast
  • a few unrehearsed comments
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TEMPORARILY done in haste and so not planned.

remember an extempore that we did in school which was spontaneous and NOT PLANNED

my GRE ex attempt was poor b'coz it was not planned...

EXecuted TEMPORArily...coz its not planned...!!!

X IS A SHORT TEMPERD MAN,HE GOT ANGRY SUDDENLY & KILLED Y.IT WAS NOT PREPLANED

EX means "without," and TEMPOR means "time." Thus EX TEMPOR means without time.

Think of Extempore, where you are given a word and you have to give a small lecture on it.

extenuate

Definition
(verb) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
Synonyms : mitigate palliate
Example Sentence
  • The circumstances extenuate the crime
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rhymes with attenuate meaning WEAKEN

ten + ate. eating brunch at ten daily ll make u weak. timely diet shld be followed

palliATE, mitigATE and extentuATE all mean thin and weak....

extirpate

Definition
(verb) destroy completely, as if down to the roots
Example Sentence
  • the vestiges of political democracy were soon uprooted
  • root out corruption
Definition
(verb) pull up by or as if by the roots
Example Sentence
  • uproot the vine that has spread all over the garden
Definition
(verb) surgically remove (an organ)
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Lord Rama destroyed Ravana by shooting a tir-teer(arrow) in his pate(belly)....

Extirpate~~~Exterminate or Extract

ExtirPate: (Extir+Pate) Extir:Extra & pate:stomach in hindi so extra stomach(belly) is not required, hence to be removed

e+xtir..stir..+pate...the COMPLETE DESTRUCTION of babri masjid STIRRED THE whole nation.....

he is expirpating the extra pate

extirpate -- to remove something unwanted extra + pate (stomach) extra pate is unwanted and needs to be extirpated.

extirpate = ex-tear-apart

Extirpate = Ex (cut) + tir (arrow) + pate (stomach); Cut the stomack by entering the arrow.

extol

Definition
(verb) praise, glorify, or honor
Synonyms : exalt glorify laud proclaim
Example Sentence
  • extol the virtues of one's children
  • glorify one's spouse's cooking
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extol

Extol = Ex + Tol. My EX-Girlfriend always praised the 'Tall' guys highly in front of me. And so our relationship ended!

you pay TOLL tax to cross a glorious praiseworthy Bay bridge in SFO

extol - exTALL - make somebody TALL with praise.

think of EXtra TOLl tax collected from u by PRAISING the worli sea link...

EXALT <> EXOLT

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the minister was EXTOLLED as he masde the TOLL tax EX (past)

being EXtra TOL(tall) is a matter of PRAISE

EX (give out, gift) a sTOLe in "praise" of someone.

extol: ex= extra, tal= talk, talking excess about someone is praising them./ (or) Ex exta, tol = toll fee, you praise a lot the toll gate watchman to let you go with paying a extra penny

to make sth excel//

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