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fawning

Definition
(adj) attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery Definition
(adj) attempting to win favor by flattery
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relate it with FAN..imagine of a crazy FAN who ALWAYS TRY TO exhibit his affaction....AND COURT A favour to be with you whole day by flattering with you..

fawn~~fauna~~animal ur pet tryin 2 please u 4 u givin it a meal

FAWNING --- > fa+wning .....We normally use scent "" fa"" to please a woman rite???...to smell good Thus the meaning

basically it is derived from fagen ..which means REJOICE..so REJOICING about your boss success by giving him a party..so that he could favour you DURING meetings.

(faw)ning: Consider the word in bracket only. Faw sounds like Wow... U look at a beautiful girle and say Wow... I will TRY TO PLEASE HER BY FOLLOWING HER AND TALKING TO HER(obsequiously)

fawning (yawning) -> so you are out on a date and you start yawning your gf gets angry and then you try to please your gf by flattering

fawn+ing..form..fawn..sounds like fain...means happy and pleased....THINK OF YOUR DOG WHICH IS FAINED WITH YOU..MEANS HAPPY AND PLEASED.

If someone is blowing a paper-FAN for you so that you don't feel hot, he/she is trying to FAWN you

feint

Definition
(noun) any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack) Definition
(verb) deceive by a mock action
Example Sentence
  • The midfielder feinted to shoot
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The boxer was faked out by his opponent's feint. He then fainted because the blow he received was very strong.

Relate it to the word feign which means to deceive

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David Villa was unable to get a penalty after his pretentious faint during a feint tackle

FAINT...while playing Table Tennis I made the tubelight FAINT to distract the attention of my opponent

"Feign(pretend/fake)"+"Trick"->to deceive and trick people by feigning sth

faith becomes feint i.e. faithless.

felicitous

Definition
(adj) exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style
Example Sentence
  • a felicitous speaker
Definition
(adj) marked by good fortune
Synonyms : happy
Example Sentence
  • a felicitous life
  • a happy outcome
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felicitous sounds like felicitation... in felicitation the person is praised with SUITABLE, APT , WELL CHOSEN remarks..

this word is derived from FELIX(root word means lucky..happy)..felix is name given to lucky and famous people.

yash is a gr8 guy.wenever dat (FEL)la (cit)s with (us), we all hav a HAPPY time

Felicity is delightful and appropriate for a TV show.

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The music band was aptly and well chosen as the winner for the award and I can still recall him exclamating "FELicia IS IT (o)US??"

felicitous people are well chosen people they causes you sit in the felicitation

fell in love sit and proposed.(well expressed and well chosen)

like popes and saints..who thoughts are always apt, and suitably well chosen.

After results i felt(fel) that in Indian Chemical Institute(ici) i can sit(cit) with my friends(us) who got selected last year in counseling that whay I am very much happy.

propitious:- pro means favorable circumstances,iti means industrial training institute, ous means us i.e industrial training institue is in favor of us we will get the tender, for that we are happy.

ferocious

Definition
(adj) marked by extreme and violent energy
Synonyms : fierce furious savage
Example Sentence
  • a ferocious beating
  • fierce fighting
  • a furious battle
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we can relate this word to FURIOUS..any one who gets furious VERY OFTEN TURNS VIOLENT.

FIREocious...a person having in his blood to kill people is violent

fervent

Definition
(adj) characterized by intense emotion
Example Sentence
  • ardent love
  • an ardent lover
  • a fervent desire to change society
  • a fervent admirer
  • fiery oratory
  • an impassioned appeal
  • a torrid love affair
Definition
(adj) extremely hot
Synonyms : fervid
Example Sentence
  • the fervent heat...merely communicated a genial warmth to their half-torpid systems
  • set out...when the fervid heat subsides
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fervent/fervid both can be remembered by February -specifically Feb14 when youngsters are quite emotional regarding V-Day.

ferv ..relate it with the word farvari (in hindi) means february... people born in february are very hot

Good servents are devoted which means they are fervent

fervent the servant was really hot

fever .. aazadi ka bukhar(fever) is hot, zelous,

fervent sounds like furnace which is hot

it is seems like fever so when we get fever our body becomes too hot....

vent is like a chimney from which hot gases come out ..so fervent means extremely hot

fervor

Definition
(noun) feelings of great warmth and intensity
Example Sentence
  • he spoke with great ardor
Definition
(noun) the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
Example Sentence
  • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
  • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation
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Fervor - relate it to exam fever. U become so much ardent and enthusiastic to study for that one night to get good marks.. U have an intense feeling to study.. Hope this helps

RELATE FERVOR TO fever-BODY BECOMES WARM & AND YOU GET warm attention when u have fever

fever sounds like for her... You have intensity of feeling for your girlfriend/wife..

fervor sound like fervary (Hindi month) hot month

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close to favor

sounds like fever. Think BIEBER FEVER

fiend

Definition
(noun) a cruel wicked and inhuman person
Synonyms : demon devil monster ogre
Definition
(noun) an evil supernatural being
Synonyms : daemon daimon demon devil
Definition
(noun) a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)
Synonyms : fanatic
Example Sentence
  • A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject
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not a friend..

friend ~ FIEND; friend is good and fiend is devil

person without a 'R'elation is not a f'R'iend..so fiend!!

feind..sounds like the end. so in bollywood movies devil or evil vanished in the end. so the end of feind.

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Construct as Friend end.Most of the time when friendship ends then the person acts like devil upon us.

Fire end lives of people are devil, evil spirit.

filch

Definition
(verb) make off with belongings of others
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fil(fill)+ch(cheese) --> Lord Krishna filled cheese in his bag which is 'STOLEN'

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for potter fans.. Argus Filch looks like a thief -> steal

fil(fal in hidni) + ch(churana in hindi)= to steal (churana) petty things like fruits (fal), guys gotta kno some hindi for this.

The robber filled his home with filched items.

Who's filched my pencils?

she FILed her CHeap purse w/ only a handfull of the coins

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