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impregnable

Definition
(adj) immune to attack; incapable of being tampered with
Example Sentence
  • an impregnable fortress
  • fortifications that made the frontier inviolable
  • a secure telephone connection
Definition
(adj) capable of conceiving
Synonyms : conceptive
Definition
(adj) incapable of being overcome, challenged or refuted
Synonyms : inexpugnable
Example Sentence
  • an impregnable argument
  • impregnable self-confidence
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im-pregnable = cannot be made pregnant , In early days there used to be iron clothings around chaste maidens' waste so that they can not be made pregnant by strangers. thus these women were impregnable= invulnerable

im-'not'+pregnable sounds similar to pregnant.so if u are pregnant u cant withstand attacks and if u are IMPREGNABLE you are ABLE TO WITHSTAND ATTACK

Im+Pregnable= read like not+pregnant. When women are pregant,they become vulnerable to death. so impregnable means invulnerable

impregnable----im(imposibble) pregnable(pregnant) so she cannot be raped..she cannot be attacked..thus invulnerable :)

impugn

Definition
(verb) attack as false or wrong
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for impugn

pugn is root word meaning fight...(for eg ..pugnacious means quarrelsome) so impugn means sense of contradicting in order to cause a dispute

im + PUGN ~ pugn looks like pungaa(hindi); NOW think of a person who is habitual of taking PUNGAA, he will always CONTRADICT people, and will always CHALLENGE others (impugn others).

Im (not) pugn (pun). A pun is usually funny, but impugn is the opposite; it means to dispute or contradict; challange.

We know PUGNACITY as "PUNGA CITY" pugn means "attack" ...and impugn means to attack with words or arguments...!

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a im"PUG"n cannot attack..so an attack done by him is a false attack.

PEUN(drunken in marathi)..im peun means i m not drunken...you are fighting with your father that you are not drunken..hence proving his allegations false

IMPUGN is the opposite of IMPUNITY.

When you impugn one's integrity, you put them IN POO.

impugn..im-not...'pug'..imagine ur dad promised to present u a pug dog on ur bday..instead he bot some other dog..den wat u wud do..u wud QUESTION ur dad and attak it to be wrong

i am a PUG and can only ataack VERBALLY by barking

Concentrate on PUGNA -- If some one says you look like a PUG (Vodafone Ad dog) -- You ll say NAh!! and contradict him/ attack him saying it is false

impunity

Definition
(noun) exemption from punishment or loss
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for impunity

impunity sounds like immunity. Punitive means punishment while impunity is freedom from punishment

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impunity--im + punity-- so the schools in pune city generally don't punish the students, they give them freedom to do anything..

impunity : immunity from penalty.

importance of unity....one can hardly harm you...so freedom from harm

im(not)+punity(punish)=not punishing and freedom to do anyhting....simple!

immunity from punishment = impunity

impunity - imp-unity..if someone is important and united then no one will punish him

impute

Definition
(verb) attribute or credit to
Synonyms : ascribe assign attribute
Example Sentence
  • We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare
  • People impute great cleverness to cats
Definition
(verb) attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source
Example Sentence
  • The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for impute

im(put)e... put the blame to somebody

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Impute and attribute has the same rhyming ending.

impute sounds like input....we usually impute/attribute input to output

"put" the blame on...

If I am a girl and I am puking most of the people will consider as an outcome of pregnancy...

IMPlicate + attribUTE = impute

I'M PUTting it on u->impute

important use or implication or attribute

incarcerate

Definition
(verb) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
Example Sentence
  • The suspects were imprisoned without trial
  • the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for incarcerate

(Hindi) inकारागारate, (Bengali) inকারাগারate. Amazingly, in Latin 'carcer' pronounced /karker/, means prison (Bengali কারাগার; Hindi कारागार).

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incarcerate : sounds like in + car + sit + rate so think like this policemen asking a thief in[ki] car ke seat ke niche jo samana than wo tune kausi rate me becha bol de nahi to tuje 10 saal ka incarcerate kar dunga

in+car+carate(karate == unit of diamond) ie if you have stolen diamonds in your car you will be imprisoned , going to the jail ,,

IN + CAR + CIGARETTE - due to a ban on smoking, if you smoke cigarettes even in the car, you may be IMPRISONed.

in + car + carate(unit of gold or diamond) >> when u smuggle gold or diamonds, u may get caught and may be imprisoned..

if u get cancer, u r mostly confined to ur house

Incar+Cera+te Look for cera (or cere/ ceramane) mean jail

incarcerate-the word seems like Nepali ratera to kill and so the consequences is the imprision

incendiary

Definition
(noun) a criminal who illegally sets fire to property
Synonyms : arsonist firebug
Definition
(noun) a bomb that is designed to start fires; is most effective against flammable targets (such as fuel) Definition
(adj) involving deliberate burning of property
Example Sentence
  • an incendiary fire
Definition
(adj) arousing to action or rebellion Definition
(adj) capable of catching fire spontaneously or causing fires or burning readily
Example Sentence
  • an incendiary agent
  • incendiary bombs
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for incendiary

INSane person who sets his DIARY on fire.

INCENse+DIA(hindi) INCENse sticks ko DIA se jalana..that is to light up fire..to stir up conflicts

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Incendiary sounds like Insane diary... a person who sets a building on fire(or arsonist) is an insane.

Think of incensed diary => with fire,and the person doing that is rebellious and going to overthrow the government

Remember word incentive. But this time it ignite the fire or anger.

manufacture

Insane+Firey.

incensed diary: a diary capable of producing fire,a person eating that diary will be violent and sets everything on fire

Incendiary sounds like Insane dairy... a person who sets a dairy on fire(or arsonist) is an insane.

incendiary = in + cend (sand) + diary; Diary becomes sand in fire.

inchoate

Definition
(adj) only partly in existence; imperfectly formed
Synonyms : incipient
Example Sentence
  • incipient civil disorder
  • an incipient tumor
  • a vague inchoate idea
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for inchoate

choate seems like "chote"..for example "chote bachche" means not fully grown up or in the initial stage of life.

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inch(o)+ate i've "just begun" to eat an inch

inchoate ~ in + [ch]aos + st[ate]

IN the PROCESS OF MAKING CHOcklATE,meaning a process that has jus begun

inch+ ate he ate like inch so not fully developed

in choclate age, immature, incipient

Picture a caterpillar in his cocoon. Imagine the cocoon as an over coat with a large fur collar wrapped around the caterpillar, which is IN COAT.

inch+o+ate Of a large pizza i have JUST BEGUN to --eat-- an ---inch--.

IN + choate(cacuun)like butterfly metamorphism Not inital stage/ not fully formed

focus on choate which is de short form of chocklate....the preparation of home made chocklates has "jus begun" and it is "yet to be completed"

inc (increasingly) + hoate (hot) - garmi is inc pehle itni nahi thi .. means it garmi is starting now

Chotee like the Bid Naked some is about her initial stage of marriage to her drummer Chotee

[Imagine the scene in "Harry Potter" where Harry and Cho ate together in a pub.] the INcipient relationship of Harry and CHO, who ATE together in a pub, was immature.

inchoate = inch + o + ate; It is only inch in length, why you ate it, It will grow to a large size.

the beginner was not IN COAT FOR THE MEETING

incipient

Definition
(adj) only partly in existence; imperfectly formed
Synonyms : inchoate
Example Sentence
  • incipient civil disorder
  • an incipient tumor
  • a vague inchoate idea
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for incipient

inci(INITIAL)+pie(nt)(PAYment)...wen only d initial payment is given, ur house wil be partially constructed!!

in (inside) + sipi (shankh in its former stage) - not fully developed

IN+SIP ient....a person who drinks for the first time takes alcohol in sips coz he is a beginner....incipient

last year sapient withdrew their job offer from all the freshers. If you ask a guy where he got placed and if he answers In Sapient. Then you'll think, abhi to bachaa hai, bohot seekhne ko hai

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incipent:in+cip(sip)+pie+ent.some one taking in pie as by sipping is not developed person now only getting developed.

The Incip-ient will soon be a recip-ient because he is coming-in-to -being

a baby is IN his mother's womb SIPPING sustenance through the umbilical cord (IN - SIPPING)

in+ sip+ ient>>> a small kid start his feeding with sips of milk.. He is JUST COMING INTO BEING in this world but NOT FULLY DEVELOPED..

initial + patient = beginning.

IN+ci(SEA)+pi(PEE).when you go IN the SEA for the first time you PEE and thus BEGINS your journey of PEEING IN THE SEA.lol :)

In early stages, babies cannot cew so they are given nourishment in sips... in liquid form

incipient = inc (increment) + pie + ent; Whatever increment we have got from our job it is very little value what should we get.

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