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ken

Definition
(noun) range of what one can know or understand
Synonyms : cognizance
Example Sentence
  • beyond my ken
Definition
(noun) the range of vision
Synonyms : sight
Example Sentence
  • out of sight of land
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ken

ken reminds us of Kennedy=John F Kennedy. What a great range of knowledge he had!!!

ken sounds like "can" (v: able, n: container). A combination of these is: "able to understand" i.e., range of knowledge.

In china, if you have ken you can earn a lot of yen (money)

ken is very similar to den which means place where wild animal live. So, if one having good ken (range of knowledge) won't go to the den.

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the only knowledge kenny from southpark had was of sex

If someone is akin to you, you recognize, identify, have knowledge about him.

I cant understand this. This pepsi can business is beyond my ken.

pen - used to learn more knowledge

kindle

Definition
(verb) catch fire
Synonyms : inflame
Example Sentence
  • The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles
Definition
(verb) cause to start burning
Example Sentence
  • The setting sun kindled the sky with oranges and reds
Definition
(verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Example Sentence
  • arouse pity
  • raise a smile
  • evoke sympathy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for kindle

kindle sounds like CANDLE..which when lighted can cause something to catch fire.

One had to be KIND in encouraging/inspiring KIDS , other meaning of kindle, inspiring, encourage

kindle sounds like CANDLE; We had a Valentine's Day dinner by candlelight, not to kindle romance but to save electricity.

with the introduction of KINDLE, AMAZON "Kindled" a fire in the market for E-book Readers. (KINDLE is a trademark name for the popular Amazon's E-Book reader)

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