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fortuitous

Definition
(adj) having no cause or apparent cause
Synonyms : causeless uncaused
Example Sentence
  • a causeless miracle
  • fortuitous encounters--strange accidents of fortune
  • we cannot regard artistic invention as...uncaused and unrelated to the times
Definition
(adj) occurring by happy chance
Example Sentence
  • profits were enhanced by a fortuitous drop in the cost of raw materials
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equivalent to fortune............. fortune isn't destined to occur it is accidental

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Everyone doesnot get a happy chance for joining tutions..those who get it are fortuitous

fracas

Definition
(noun) noisy quarrel
Synonyms : affray altercation
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Fracas-(fraud + cause), a fraud will generally cause a quarrel or brawl.

Imagine a Freak Ass having a noisy quarrel with people.

if you pronounce the word properly, the initial part of fracas sounds like fray, and fray is brawl...so fracas<-->fray==brawl

fracas = f + ruckus... and ruckus means commotion.

sabka bheja fry(fra) ho gaya uske khasne(cas) se... ab to fracas hoga

FRACtious noisy ASs = someone who starts noisy quarrels.

in last fight of ANDAJ APANA APANA movie,amir khan used to sound "JAKASSSS".

fractious

Definition
(adj) stubbornly resistant to authority or control
Example Sentence
  • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
  • a refractory child
Definition
(adj) easily irritated or annoyed
Example Sentence
  • an incorrigibly fractious young man
  • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen
Definition
(adj) unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome
Example Sentence
  • rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thickly populated areas
  • fractious components of a communication system
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those who get their limbs get fractured...gets annoyed or bad tempered by taking bed rest for long

f + RACTIOUS -> RACTIOUS sounds like RAKSHAS(like Raavan) -> RAKSHAS' are easily irritated

when u get a fracture, u get cranky,irksome

fractious(FRACTURE TO US) - one who causes fracture to others is unruly...

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it takes a fraction of a second for the rakshas to get angry...

Fractious - jo phracture karwa sake! like an unruly horse.. gira toh haddi tuti!

when a person is fractured he/she complains about it and is annoyed i.e. is fractious

if u r frACTious, u tend to ACT up and r very contrary

The class became fractious when it was rumored that fractions would be on the test.

chilla kyun raha hai.. dimaag main fracture hai kya.. kuch samjhta hi nahi.. kaisa fractious ladka hai!!

fraught

Definition
(adj) marked by distress
Example Sentence
  • a fraught mother-daughter relationship
Definition
(adj) filled with or attended with
Synonyms : pregnant
Example Sentence
  • words fraught with meaning
  • an incident fraught with danger
  • a silence pregnant with suspense
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fraught->sounds like drought and both of dem are opposites

fraught = fraud + caught; The fraud or thief was caught. His pockets were filled with jewels and money.

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Fraught sounds like 'fought'. When you have fought a war, your mind is filled with emotional distress from all the killings.

fraught sounds like brought...so means accompanied with!

A Dam (F)ailed to show signs of dRAUGHT, i.e. the Dam is FILLED.

Picture a barge filled wtih FROST.

In Draught : You have no water in fields and in fraught its full

frolic

Definition
(noun) gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
Synonyms : caper gambol play romp
Example Sentence
  • it was all done in play
  • their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
Definition
(verb) play boisterously
Example Sentence
  • The children frolicked in the garden
  • the gamboling lambs in the meadows
  • The toddlers romped in the playroom
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for frolic

FROLIC ~ FRiends or LIQuor; I need both for frolicking.

my son frolicked around me for a lick from my ice cream

Frolick: for-a-rollick / for-a-role-lick (he had frolic when he had a lick in his role)

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wearin beautiful frocks...little girls were frolicking in the garden

frugality

Definition
(noun) prudence in avoiding waste
Synonyms : frugalness
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frugal means avoiding waste... read it as free+girl...if a girl comes for free,it saves waste of money

FEW+GIRL friend...if you have few girl friends,it's ECONOMICAL...when you have many,it's costly.....and frugal means the quality of being economical with money or food...

[fru]gality => fruit. Fruit is cheap (cheaper than meat)

read it as, fru(free)+ gality(gali) free from waste(gali).

fulminate

Definition
(noun) a salt or ester of fulminic acid Definition
(verb) criticize severely
Synonyms : rail
Example Sentence
  • He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare
  • She railed against the bad social policies
Definition
(verb) come on suddenly and intensely
Example Sentence
  • the disease fulminated
Definition
(verb) cause to explode violently and with loud noise
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fulminate sounds like full + illuminate During an explosion or lightning, everything is illuminated completely.

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I'm FULL I just ATE any more and I will explode!

Frustration will <B>culminate</B> in a loud verbal attack, an emotional explosion.

fulminate = foul + my + mate = criticize hardly

fulminate=full of mennace means creating mennace evrytime

fulminate:FUlly ILlUMINAted:::::: (IN KOI MIL GAYA movie)....The Aliens came suddenly illuminating the sky and changed the whole senerio drastically......

disseminate means scatter. full + eminate fully scatter , only an explosion can do this.

fuel+ illuminate

FULMINATE means to criticize severely. FULSOME means the opposite (excessive praise). ful-SOME is better than the ful-MINimum.

did u Fool Me Nate(short for Nathaniel)?!Just imagine Nate had just tried to fool one of his friend and now that he found out, he's furious and started criticizing Nate severely!

To "fully rate alout with hate"

-> can an administrator please delete this accidental duplicate? <-

fulminate=explode dynamite=explode so as both have same sound

~ Culminate~climax---In old films, climax is where the hero criticizes bad guys fully and they change. Full at culmination

for one FUL-MIN(my friend)-ATE...then xploded with loud noise

fulsome

Definition
(adj) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
Example Sentence
  • buttery praise
  • gave him a fulsome introduction
  • an oily sycophantic press agent
  • oleaginous hypocrisy
  • smarmy self-importance
  • the unctuous Uriah Heep
  • soapy compliments
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fulsome

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You can FOOL SOME people with excessive and insincere praise..

usually when you have sex, two people is enough, threesome is more than enough, FULSOME(foursome) is excessive

Focus on the ful portion. Fulsome means excessive to the point where it is too full.

Fulsome=full+some more ie, it was full,,,bu when some added it becomes disgustingly excessivemore

"You can FOOL SOME people sometimes, but you can't fool all the people all the time." -- Bob Marley

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