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facetious

Definition
(adj) cleverly amusing in tone
Example Sentence
  • a bantering tone
  • facetious remarks
  • tongue-in-cheek advice
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someone who makes funny faces Facetious>>>Face is not Serious

Face-tease, tease by making funny faces

FACE....SO THINK OF someone who never give serious look on his face.

take facetious remarks in a facetious manner and enjoy life

Sarcasm can be both positive and negative; facetiousness is only the positive form. Facial expressions are typically only used during sarcasm to add humor. So if the FACE is involved, its amusing. Think: <B>Sarcastic Face</B>.

mnemonic (memory aid) : FACETIOUS ~ face + t + (ser) ious; if you ever face any facetious remarks, you should not take them seriously.

face ticklish

face teasing in serious times,being funny in an inappropriate situation

FACETIOUS = face + ti + o + us; That is now making gossip towards us.

make a mockery of hitler's mustache . be cause he is a FACIST

factotum

Definition
(noun) a servant employed to do a variety of jobs
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for factotum

focus on totum : total meaning all

The Servant who does one job- just fucked partially. The servant who has to do all the JOBS- Fucked Totally- FACTOTUM

Factotum=Fact + totum = factory + total - We can remember it like doing all(total) the work in the factory

Factotum - FACT-TOTUM - If you can imagine the TOTUM(in INception) as a person... then the totum is a handy person who can tell you everything if you are in a DREAM

Example: Ramu kaka in old Bollywood flicks

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facilitates+ total= a person who helps in all the things;

FACTOTUM = factory + tum; you are a factory i.e bunch of work.

fact - to - tum - sab jante he hoo,, means u r able to serve in wide range of capacities

factory total work is done by factotum robot

fallible

Definition
(adj) likely to fail or make errors
Example Sentence
  • everyone is fallible to some degree
Definition
(adj) wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
Synonyms : frail imperfect weak
Example Sentence
  • I'm only a fallible human
  • frail humanity
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fallible

fall+iblle....think of a person who can FALL FOR anything, hence makes mistakes.

Fallible may be memorized as "Failable" = Likely to fail.

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a gullible is fallible

fALLIBLE.. read the capital one..e.i; ALLIBLE... A=not... LLIBLE= liable... so its maens not liable tht means wuld definitely mak some ERROR....

false bill - > bills liable to make mistake

falter

Definition
(noun) the act of pausing uncertainly
Example Sentence
  • there was a hesitation in his speech
Definition
(verb) be unsure or weak
Synonyms : waver
Example Sentence
  • Their enthusiasm is faltering
Definition
(verb) move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
Synonyms : waver
Definition
(verb) walk unsteadily
Synonyms : bumble stumble
Example Sentence
  • The drunk man stumbled about
Definition
(verb) speak haltingly
Synonyms : bumble stammer stutter
Example Sentence
  • The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for falter

falter is like farter.. who farts a lot.. people hesitate farting in public.. so HESITATE

FALTER-fall in gutter becoz u feel weak and stumbling while walking

failing to utter due to hesitation.

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falter sounds like fati(Hindi)jab kisi ki fatti he tab he or she falter.

a faulty person[falter] always hesitates to avoid further faults

'Falter' sounds like 'halter' & girls hesitate when they wear halter!

falt+alter--- we HESITATE to ALTER our FALTS(faults), we are always reluctant to correct some fault which we have done

"hindi chor ki dadi mein tinka " Defaulter always hesitate

falter- a person who falls while walking loses his momentum.

Chelsea falter, United flatter in ECL: http://media.smh.com.au/sport/sports-hq/chelsea-falter-united-flatter-in-ecl-2303077.html

faltu hindi pe wrong person so generally people who commits sin hesitates more waek in spirit

Falter sounds like fall..when you fall in front of others you feel hesitated

f+alter---->focus altering....changing focus continuously...

fathers hesitate weaken in purpose or action.

famished

Definition
(adj) extremely hungry
Example Sentence
  • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
  • a ravenous boy
  • the family was starved and ragged
  • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for famished

FAMine+shed-You shed lot of weight in FAMINE due to unsatisfied hunger.

famished is very close to word finished ...think of the time when you are EXTREMELY HUNGRY AND the food gets finished ...

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to gain FAME u have to SHED weight for which u have eat little which will make u xtremely hungry = FAMISHED :) easy na!!

farce

Definition
(noun) a comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
Synonyms : farce comedy travesty
Definition
(noun) mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs
Synonyms : forcemeat
Definition
(verb) fill with a stuffing while cooking
Synonyms : stuff
Example Sentence
  • Have you stuffed the turkey yet?
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for farce

sounds like FARTS....what a comedy show in which FARTS and farting was basic knack/talent to be shown.

guys used to say in hindi-PHAAD(FARCE) COMEDY THI YAAR...

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farce -- face Think of the face of d clown... connect it with comedy and mockery...

farce relates to force...a comical situation can sometimes b a forceful hitting...

"padhe FARCEe beche tel" is proverb with mockery and satire.. you use it to make fun of someone

Face and Arse. Imagine someone saying, "His face is like an arse", its a farce. (Broad comedy, mockery)

Far + see + kal ( kal = tommorow ). That means he is making us laugh by showing our far future ...!! ;)

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