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filibuster

Definition
(noun) a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
Synonyms : filibusterer
Definition
(noun) (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches Definition
(verb) obstruct deliberately by delaying
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for filibuster

something that is filled to burst the final outcome (which delays the outcome)

fili(fill)-buster...anything filled will block something.therefore word=block-buster(usually action movies are block buster hit movies).....therefore block action by making long speeches

film-block-buster delays release of other movies

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filibuster they fill the speech with bursts.

In most college fests between two major events fillers are put to waste time...

its related to inhibiting a bill.. so it can be considered as BILL + BUSTER

Image: chamber filled with busted brains, the gruesome fragments delayed any passing (the room and the law); while the filibuster wielder still stood and speaking. Story: Other legislators were so bored their heads exploded.

film makers keep on DELAYING the movie by sayin stupid reasonz..

to FILL the time with long speeches to BUST legislative action.

finicky

Definition
(adj) exacting especially about details
Example Sentence
  • a finicky eater
  • fussy about clothes
  • very particular about how her food was prepared
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for finicky

may sound like PICKY

The finicky little girl didnt eat the FIN of the fish because she thought it was ICKY

finicky is derived from word fine. A finicky eater always needs fine details about the menu before placing an order in a restaurant.

~fine+picky=Finicky: one who picks or is too particular about fine details that are unimportant.

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finicky= A finicky person wants everything extremely fine, i.e he is too particular.

difficult to please children by giving a nick cap for a nike cap

Nicky wants everything fine

flaccid

Definition
(adj) drooping without elasticity; wanting in stiffness
Example Sentence
  • a flaccid penis
Definition
(adj) out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
Synonyms : flabby soft
Example Sentence
  • he was too soft for the army
  • flabby around the middle
  • flaccid cheeks
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for flaccid

sounds like flexi that is flexible

faila(to spread)+ acid(accid)...so ven d acid spreads it ll corrode things nd ll make dem soft nd flexible.....

flaccid = "flacci" <- fleshy you are so fleshy that you are flabby ,, :)

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who doesnt love flaccid breast ;) soft and weak

Sounds like "placid" (calm)

FLACCID == If you put Plastic in ACID it becomes weak, and loses firmness

FLAt and FLAbby

Flawed accid i.e. acid lacking in strength, vigor or energy. Acid which is not solid and firm

flacid -> placid-> Dhilla

your dick in flaccid state measures *** centimeters :P....

flag(grow feeble)+acid=no longer strong(flaccid)

flagrant

Definition
(adj) conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
Example Sentence
  • a crying shame
  • an egregious lie
  • flagrant violation of human rights
  • a glaring error
  • gross ineptitude
  • gross injustice
  • rank treachery
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for flagrant

flag + rent --renting the national flag!(No offense meant) It is shocking & scandalous.

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"flagrant"-split into 'flag'+'rant'. Flag(v) means slow down & rant meant irritated. Therefore when one start weakening they rant and become offensive.

lag + rant --running over the national flag!(No offense meant) It is bad or offensive.

flak

Definition
(noun) a slick spokesperson who can turn any criticism to the advantage of their employer Definition
(noun) intense adverse criticism
Synonyms : attack blast fire flack
Example Sentence
  • Clinton directed his fire at the Republican Party
  • the government has come under attack
  • don't give me any flak
Definition
(noun) artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes

flamboyant

Definition
(noun) showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana Definition
(adj) marked by ostentation but often tasteless
Synonyms : showy splashy
Example Sentence
  • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
  • a splashy half-page ad
Definition
(adj) elaborately or excessively ornamented
Synonyms : aureate florid
Example Sentence
  • flamboyant handwriting
  • the senator's florid speech
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for flamboyant

flamboyant ~ flame + boy; imagine a boy wearing a T-shirt with pictures of flame on it. will it not be flamboyant?

flamboyant="flame" + "boy",, the boy's body is "ornated" with the tatto of flame :)

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flamboyant ~ flame + boy; we have seen FLAMES coming from the BOY’S mouth in CIRCUS they are generally ORNATED and wore RICH COLOURED costumes….

flaunt

Definition
(noun) the act of displaying something ostentatiously
Example Sentence
  • his behavior was an outrageous flaunt
Definition
(verb) display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
Example Sentence
  • he showed off his new sports car
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for flaunt

flaunt ->Friend's aunt; my Friend's aunt always flaunts.

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flamboyant(showy) aunt

flaunt="flatter"+"aunt" ,, aunty flattered uncle by displaying herself ostentatiously

flaunt = fla (flash)+ aunt (aunty)= aunty flaunts her bounty

Aunt is trying to flat everyone by show off and her looks,display

Flaunt and flirt are somewhat similar. People tend to flirt with people who flaunt.

Shambles sounds like scrambles, DISORDER.

flay

Definition
(verb) strip the skin off
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for flay

to eat LAY's(chips) we need to strip off its cover

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F**K+LAY....if you find your girlfriend F**King and LAYING with someone, you will criticize her severely.......

flay sounds very similar to play. His skin flayed when he fell down while playing cricket.

for making LAYS chips,have to flay potatoes,strip potato skin

when we removed skin (E) of LEAFY vegetable it becomes LAFY which when solved becomes FLAY

when you FILLET(pronounced FIL-AY) a fish, you strip off the skin.

if u call any one a lay man he will definately end up beating u...

FLAY RHYMES LIKE PLAY..THE KING ORDERED THE SOLDIERS TO FLAY THE SKIN OF THE OPPONENTS

flay sounds like fla i.e to remove something;

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