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foment

Definition
(verb) try to stir up public opinion
Synonyms : agitate stir up
Definition
(verb) bathe with warm water or medicated lotions
Example Sentence
  • His legs should be fomented
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Foam starts to appear once you profusely foment (stir up) a soapy hot water bucket(2nd meaning ).

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Science students can easily remember it as it sounds similar to fermentation.. and stirring is an important part of fermentation process.

f[oment] => moment. In dynamic kinetics, moment incite wheel to rotate.

FIRST - MOMENT...the initial or first moments of any successful person began with motivation

when a dog "foams at" the mouth it is "agitated"

foment rhymes with torment... when you torment someone, you stir anger up anger in the person.

sounds like ferment....when you ferment something you apply warmth to it(by keeping it in a cloth or closed vessel)

foment sounds like ferment

a batsman comes into form(sounds like foam) when he is INSPIRED by some one

STIRRING UP a soapy hot water bucket PROMOTES/INCITE the growth of FOAM.

stop stirring up eggs for a moment(foment) and add flour

sounds like tournments where players usually stir up and get instigated

extract the word "Foam" and think of the Foam used in fire extinguishers to put out a fire->Foment means to instigate,cause to burn,...

foolhardy

Definition
(adj) marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
Synonyms : heady rash reckless
Example Sentence
  • foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker
  • became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans
  • a reckless driver
  • a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for foolhardy

Foolishly hard.

A fool and hardy sailor would take the risk of sailing in a bad weather.

Laurell and hardy were foolhardy

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remember from (hardy boys) in wwe sport they are always rash

fool: stupid hardy: courage foolhardy means courage in a stupid way -> disregard all possibly badconsequences

imagine Laurel tells his partner:"don't be a Fool Hardy, its very dangerous"...remember how reckless those two were in their hilarious comedy

FOOLHARDY = HARDLY A FOOL = COURAGEOUS AND BOLD

foppish

Definition
(adj) affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner
Synonyms : dandified dandyish
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fop-ish = pop (fop) - ish ; those boys who are in pop music are over dressed … they have a very bad sense of dressing but they think that they are looking cool !!!!

Foppish- First year mein follow(fo) Pant(p), tie(pi) and Shirt(sh) - says seniors

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eg:buppilahari,buppi :foppish

forbearance

Definition
(noun) good-natured tolerance of delay or incompetence
Synonyms : longanimity patience
Definition
(noun) a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges; refraining from acting
Example Sentence
  • his forbearance to reply was alarming
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FOR BEARing something such as requires PATIENCE

FOR + BEARING ... What is needed for bearing some uninteresting stuff ? --- PATIENCE

split it as FOR+BEAR+ANCE...'for'getting the 'beer' frm de shop we shld have PATIENCE

FOUR BEARS want to DANCE, but must wait their turn on the dance card.

i can bear to wait for you (bear for you) ... so i am patient

4 bears (animal) are under the tree on which u are hiding,, u need a lot of patience, to wait for them to leave

Bear means::Put up with something or somebody unpleasant. I cannot bear this GRE vocab anymore. My head is going to implode...So Forbearance = 4 * bear. That's lot of patience.

foreboding

Definition
(noun) a feeling of evil to come
Example Sentence
  • a steadily escalating sense of foreboding
  • the lawyer had a presentiment that the judge would dismiss the case
Definition
(noun) an unfavorable omen Definition
(adj) ominously prophetic
Synonyms : fateful portentous
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for foreboding

Foreboding = replace the "o" in boding with "a" Fore(forward/future) + Bading ,i.e., Foreboding = Fore bading ,i.e is future is bad .. hence bad omen..

foreboding - Fore(before)+ boding.. solving questions of boding plot in an exam is difficult(an evil ques) so predictin it for comin exam means 'premonition of evil'. :D

consider the BOD in foreBODing.and try to relate it with boad exam.students r in state of worried when reults r gona come.

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Foreboding sounds like.. FORE (Before) a bad thing i.e premonition of a bad thing

forestall

Definition
(verb) keep from happening or arising; make impossible
Example Sentence
  • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
  • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
Definition
(verb) act in advance of; deal with ahead of time
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forestall

Fore means before. Stall means to stop. Hence Forestall == Before Stop. i.e to stop something before it happens.

stall is to stop.. fore means before.. i.e fore + stall = taking precautions before itself, to prevent unwanted action..

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Go FORward with putting the horse in the STALL to prevent him from getting out and causing trouble.

FORESTALL sounds like (Force to stop) him in Advance Before he release it was the End of the road.

Toll naka

forestall = he has installed it previously; fore means previous.

forfeit

Definition
(noun) something that is lost or surrendered as a penalty
Synonyms : forfeiture
Definition
(noun) a penalty for a fault or mistake that involves losing or giving up something
Synonyms : forfeiture
Example Sentence
  • the contract specified forfeits if the work was not completed on time
Definition
(noun) the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
Synonyms : forfeiture sacrifice
Definition
(verb) lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime
Example Sentence
  • you've forfeited your right to name your successor
  • forfeited property
Definition
(adj) surrendered as a penalty
Synonyms : confiscate forfeited
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forfeit

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forfeited == fore (before) + feet , that is when u have done some mistake u fall on some ones feet for excuse..

You have made some counterfeit coins so now you have to forfeit actual money(As a punishment).

If you have four feet or you pretend to have four feet, you will have to pay penalty....

fore(before)+feet that is before you get kicked by feet,pay the penalty

forlorn

Definition
(adj) marked by or showing hopelessness
Example Sentence
  • the last forlorn attempt
  • a forlorn cause
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for forlorn

FOR + LOAN =aap loan lene gaye aur vaha se hope less ho kar vapas aaye..

F OR L OR N: Fall OR Lose OR Nothing -basically hopeless

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FOR+LORN (sounds like MOURN) - You are sad and wretched when you mourn for someone dear to you has died

I am lonely and depressed For Lord has forsaken me

FORLON :: Sounds like FOR LONG. FOR a really LONG(lorn) time, he's been LONELY and WRETCHED.

for learn he is hopeless

FORever aLONe

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