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iconoclastic

Definition
(adj) characterized by attack on established beliefs or institutions Definition
(adj) destructive of images used in religious worship; said of religions, such as Islam, in which the representation of living things is prohibited
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for iconoclastic

icon = idol clash = fragments. So, one who destroys idols into pieces is iconoclast.

ICONOCLASTIC -> ICON(idol) + CLASH. CLASHing/destroying IDOLS/traditions

ICON +BALASTIC - blasting the icons

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icon+o+clastic(classic)..someone who breaks classical icons...(symbols of tradition values)

answer is within ICONOCLASTIC:I+C(see)+NO+CASTE!!caste n creed are established beliefs hindering he growth of society!!oppose castism!!

idyllic

Definition
(adj) excellent and delightful in all respects
Example Sentence
  • an idyllic spot for a picnic
Definition
(adj) suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple and serene
Example Sentence
  • his idyllic life in Tahiti
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for idyllic

sounds like idli...south indian dish...and its a very simple food.

Sounds like being idle. when we are idle without work we are jolly.

idyll.sounds like...ideal..indian ideal participant..who use to look CHARMINGLY CAREFREE...SIMPLE AND VERY HAPPY.

idyllic:---> something that is ideal is excellent and delightful in all respects,.. like ideal place for research

idyllic: hiedi-lic- who s known to be so carefree n simple.. (hiedi the cartoon character)

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I love IDILLY (south indian dish)

idyllic,it sounds like ideal ki tarah in hindi.which is a ideal person is peceful and perfect in all manner

ignoble

Definition
(adj) completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
Example Sentence
  • something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude
  • I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part
Definition
(adj) not of the nobility
Synonyms : ungentle untitled
Example Sentence
  • of ignoble (or ungentle) birth
  • untitled civilians
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ignoble

igno(ignore)+ble(able)..so if something IS unworthy and not noble, ONE should be able to ignore them.

ignoble = igno[r]able coz not worthy to be noted

ignoble::::i+G(agree)+NOBLE.....if someone says to you "yes,i agree..he is NOT NOBLE..."...that means its now proved that he is IGNOBLE/unworthy/not noble...

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IGNORANCE+NOBLE.....a person who ignores noble people is not noble

So,it is of following order Noble-->Gentry-->Ignoble.

to whom u will ignore...??? which not worthy..

imbecility

Definition
(noun) retardation more severe than a moron but not as severe as an idiot Definition
(noun) a stupid mistake
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imbecility : break it up ... i am be(being) silly ... meaning silly , fool , stupid

imbecilic : foolish in this word 'cili' hai read it as silly so a person who is silly or immatured.

imbecility; lets break it im(bec) here bec= base imbe[cili]ty cili here is silly thus whose base or is silly is weak minded person

I M bec(david beckam so shortly as bec) cili(silly).some one saying dat he is david beckam. we think he is stupid and talking silly.

.just remember a person BEC. who is just a naive ,seeing a street dog and saying to his friend (i+m+bec +kill+eat+). hey man dnt u knw who am i , am bek just kill and eat it .

IMBECILITY...that is I aM BASIcally SILLY(Weakness of mind)

imbecility read as imbekility (begging-beacuse you are weak in mind)

i am "bacci"...i am foolish...i only know that i can perish animal body..dont know the meaning of life....i am foolish.....weak mind

Sounds like Imbalance...... from mind.

Imbecility-i m back in city...and that was a stupid mistake

imbibe

Definition
(verb) take in, also metaphorically
Example Sentence
  • The sponge absorbs water well
  • She drew strength from the minister's words
Definition
(verb) take (gas, light or heat) into a solution
Synonyms : assimilate
Definition
(verb) take in liquids
Synonyms : drink
Example Sentence
  • The patient must drink several liters each day
  • The children like to drink soda
Definition
(verb) receive into the mind and retain
Example Sentence
  • Imbibe ethical principles
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for imbibe

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im+bibe...sounds like pipe...and u need a pipe to drink in sth...

Replace b by p...you get impipe....when you take something in by pipe, you absorb,assimilate.....

sounds like bribe... if you bribe someone they are abosrbed to your side...

im+bibe bibe is like bibo (mineral water).

In with pipe or straw.

a new bearth takes his meal from boobs(bibe).of her mother.so inbibe means to drink.

imbroglio

Definition
(noun) an intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
Synonyms : embroilment
Definition
(noun) a very embarrassing misunderstanding
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for imbroglio

Imbroglio = I+M+bro+gigolo = I am brother of a gigolo (male prostitute).. which can be a very embarrassing or difficult situation.

IM+brog(=frog)+lio(=lion). Suppose in a play, you have to choose between characters of frog and lion, you will be in a complicated situation.

de broglie ... equation is very complicated to understand

i m bro(ke) ... thats an complicated and embarassing situation..

im+brog+loi..brog(BRAG)..AND IF U HAVE GOT A HABIT OF BRAGING ALOT, YOU ARE SURE TO CREATE A COMPLICATED SITUATION FOR U.........

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Imbroglio = I'm + broke + lie... A guy hears a false news and declares that he's broke. It is both embarassing as well as a misunderstanding Note: thanx to jahnavi

im+b+rog+lio => you have taken a rog (rog lio) which is a complicated situation.

The doctor got confused and asked "im brog liye ho !?!"

I +M +BRO+GALILIO...I am a brother of galilio and after knowing this, it has become a very complicated situation and I M confused

imbroglio means broil (broiler chicken)..painful and complex situation to be a broiler chicken.

in bra gilo(gila- wet) if bra gets wet, it is embarrassing....

read it as in + bro + gal. if you get a girl in between the bros, you get a confusing interpersonal situation.

immaculate

Definition
(adj) completely neat and clean
Example Sentence
  • the apartment was immaculate
  • in her immaculate white uniform
  • a spick-and-span kitchen
  • their spic red-visored caps
Definition
(adj) free from stain or blemish
Synonyms : undefiled
Definition
(adj) without fault or error
Synonyms : faultless impeccable
Example Sentence
  • faultless logic
  • speaks impeccable French
  • timing and technique were immaculate
  • an immaculate record
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for immaculate

im'mac'ulate = having no 'mark' or stain

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immaculate-> I+MAC+LATE->i mac(apples products) thought the arive late into market,they are so clean and spotless(thy are sexy rite?)

Immaculate - Im + Maculate - without macule (spots) Macule is a spot or area of discoloration of skin.... so immaculate is without macules.... spotless, clean,....

immACUlate: remember ACCUrate

Teacher asks a late comer student whois very flowless and spotless imma...(c)ku?late?

mac laptops are im'mac'ulate

i am accurate

My mother is always late because she wants to make the house immaculate

i m macho ... i am flawless

im + mac ( mark ) = without any mak or spot i.e. spotless

i m calculating using calci so my ans are flawless.....

impale

Definition
(verb) pierce with a sharp stake or point
Synonyms : empale spike transfix
Example Sentence
  • impale a shrimp on a skewer
Definition
(verb) kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole
Synonyms : stake
Example Sentence
  • the enemies were impaled and left to die
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for impale

Impale- Im+Pale. If someone is pierced with something he will be pale due to excessive bleeding.

Chaku Pale Diya...Chaku Pierce Kar Diya...

tribes of imphal pierce their body too much

I+M+PALE.. I can PIERCE through any big Crowd.

impale ~ im (I am) + pale (pole) : I am going to impale him using a sharp pole.

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impale=i+m+pale.....Ceasear cried::"I am already pale with fever...please dont assasin me...!!!",...still the traitors assasined him with spears and daggers.....synonyms:pierce, stick, run through, spike, lance, spear, skewer, spit, transfix

IMPALE == I Am a POLE and I Am used for PALE(Hindi tearing)ing

impeccable

Definition
(adj) without fault or error
Synonyms : faultless immaculate
Example Sentence
  • faultless logic
  • speaks impeccable French
  • timing and technique were immaculate
  • an immaculate record
Definition
(adj) not capable of sin
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for impeccable

im+pecca(pakka.it was there in our science book in class 2)...pakka house is always faultless as compared to kutchcha house.

Picking on somebody means to finding faults. Hence Im Pickable means, no fault can be found

remember bird WOODPECKER.....he can drill the wood with his beak....hence create flaws ....imPECKable or flawless

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pakka+able: means work will be done definitely. only possible when a faultless man do

He packed the cable wire impeccably.

nothing to pick out

impossible thing must be done without fault.

it is IMpossible to PICK a flaw

pecca means fault so impeccable is faultless and peccadillo is minor fault

impecunious

Definition
(adj) not having enough money to pay for necessities
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for impecunious

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pecu (read as pesu means money). impec(s)unious who doesn't have money.

IM(MEANS NOT)+PECUNE(MONEY)..SOMEONE WITHOUT MONEY..

It is IMPossible to C U IN US "Without Money"

Read it like: Inpe kyu nahi yash(money).

IM(not)+PECUNIA is a root for money...hence impecunious means having little or no money.

I just remember and Imp has no money. Its and Imp.

imPEcuNIous..the letters in caps form PENI ie PENNY..so penniless

PE-paise CU-kyun NI-nahi hain with US?

it sounds like iMpeKUNIous->KUNI means murder in hindi...so we can make a story like"IMPportant KUNI is done by US coz we didnt have money"

im+pecunious: pecunious means rich, so impcunous memans without money

: im+pecunious: pecunious means rich, so impecunious means without money

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