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lachrymose

Definition
(adj) showing sorrow
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lachrymose

lachrymose-lac+chry(cry)+mose(most),so when you cry most you produce 'tears'.

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Tear glands in our eyes are also known as lachrymal glands ...So they are the ones that make you cry ,sorrow ,sober

lachRYMOSE the highlighted word rhymes with 'remorse'.so when yu are in a remorse,it means yu are in a TEARFUL state

lack of something makes you lachrymose

hindi mnemonic: lachrymose: focus on the first part lachr--SOUNDS LIKE HINDI WORD LACHAR- SOME WHO IS NOT IN POSITION TO DO SOMETHING.)SO A LACHAR person SHOWS his SORROW.

LANGRI(crippled) MOSI(aunt) is always tearful due to handicap.

Sounds like lacking remorse...but NOT; in fact, very sad and crying alot!

LACHRYMOSE sounds like LAGRIMAS, which means tears in Spanish

lack times u remorse then it is tear causing

lachry (ladki- girl in hindi) mose (moch- wipe out in bangla) ladki moch your tear

lachrymose-imagine because you havenot buy lays for your daughter she is crying and showing sorrows and being sad

lackadaisical

Definition
(adj) lacking spirit or liveliness
Example Sentence
  • a lackadaisical attempt
  • a languid mood
  • a languid wave of the hand
  • a hot languorous afternoon
Definition
(adj) idle or indolent especially in a dreamy way
Example Sentence
  • she was annoyingly lackadaisical and impractical
  • a...lackadaisical, spiritless young man-about-town
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lackadaisical

lackadaisical sounds as LACKADIZEALCAL... hence the meaning " lack of zeal"

lack+ada.. in hindi..lacking the ada{style..zest..}

LACK OF ADA..a girl who lacks ada and is sick(~sic) is dull and we don't show enthusiasm for her....

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Sounds like- LACK-A-DESI-GAL,this is the reason for being idle and indolent

Sounds like-LACK-A-DESI-GAL...which makes u idle and indolent :-)

I sounds like "lack a daisy"

we start lacking interest in bycicles as we grow up

Sounds like-LACK-A-DESI-GAL...which makes u idle and indolent :-)

LIke a LAZY do it kal

I am too busy "Lackad aisi kal Laonga".

lacking desire

'Lucky' bhai suffers from 'day sickness' -he sleeps a lot.

Lackadaisical=Lack +a +bicycle lacking interest and effort in farming

LACKAI-DA-ISICAL - LAZY - DA - RASCAL

laconic

Definition
(adj) brief and to the point; effectively cut short
Synonyms : crisp curt terse
Example Sentence
  • a crisp retort
  • a response so curt as to be almost rude
  • the laconic reply; `yes'
  • short and terse and easy to understand
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for laconic

LAC..LACK, SO LACK OF WORDS in her speech, specify that she used very few words to portray her ideas.

Laconic = Lacking in sonic.

La - conic There is a LAck of words in the COMIC book. (lack-comic)

LACONIC: it ends with conic... which looks like CONCISE-- using few words

LA+CONE....I asked my friend to bring a cone so that I can underline the important lines and make a speech that is laconic and to the point

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La-CONIC Conic sections are shapes taken from the intersection of a plane with a cone. Cone -> Sharp point

Lac(Lack) conic (communic-ation)--- Lack in communication means speech

To <B>Lack Phonic</B>

laconicus 'of Sparta', from Greek lakonikos; because the people of ancient Sparta were famous for not using many words]

likho nic. not full

churlish is rhyming to chal-ri which means to be rude to a girl

COMIC(conic) books don't use LACs of words and use only few words as most of the things are cleared through pictures

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He was not one prone to speak. His manner was LACONIC. The request was to his bar-keep. . . Three words -- “Gin And Tonic”.

means lacking in words. "lacks in phonics" phonics deal with words/speech

It's a writer who gets a lack on..in other words when his lack is off he writes a lot..and when his lack is on ...he writes a little bcz he lacks many words

sound like la+ conic. french for the cone. a cone has a pointed to..hence its to the point.

laconic = lac ( lakh ) + on + ic ( integrated circuit); Lakh line programs on integrated circuit, so everthing abt the operation is concise in the chip.

lampoon

Definition
(noun) a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way Definition
(verb) ridicule with satire
Synonyms : satirise satirize
Example Sentence
  • The writer satirized the politician's proposal
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lampoon

LAMPOON- if you pour oil for a LAMP with a SPOON ppl will ridicule cos for a lamp you should pour a lot of oil!!!

---kuch langoor jaisa lgta hai. aisa art jis se kisiki achi bhali shakal ko langooron jaisi bna dena lampoon---A composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way

if a man behaves like BABOON, then he will be subjected to LAMPOON

Lampoon rhymes with Harpoon which is a spear used for hunting....so when somebody lampoons you they hunt you with harsh satire.

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Instead of using a harpoon to impale the whale, the clown used a LAMP = he used a LAMPOON.

associate it wid lambu..which is used while makin satires...

Lamp=copy, oon=paste "copy-paste"

lamp O on - replica kept on original

languid

Definition
(adj) lacking spirit or liveliness
Example Sentence
  • a lackadaisical attempt
  • a languid mood
  • a languid wave of the hand
  • a hot languorous afternoon
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for languid

i will always be studying a book called "LAN guide" with less spirit... because i am least interested in lan..

languid sounds similar to language..language classes are generally boring..

(lan+quit)your lann quits from chut when you have no energy left or u are tired (pardon my language pls)

languid sounds like rapid ; but it means just the opposite !

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languid = lazy kid; lazy kids are slow!

sounds like LANGDI....langde log are slow and they lack vigour

landaa ~ feeble

lag(lang)—who lags behind is slow, lazy and weak

similar to languish

languish

Definition
(verb) lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief
Synonyms : pine away waste
Example Sentence
  • After her husband died, she just pined away
Definition
(verb) have a desire for something or someone who is not present
Synonyms : ache pine yearn yen
Example Sentence
  • She ached for a cigarette
  • I am pining for my lover
Definition
(verb) become feeble
Synonyms : fade
Example Sentence
  • The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for languish

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lang(LAckiNG)a uish(wish)..think of a person who is lacking a wish to do something, and such kind of a person automatically loses his strength.

sounds like EXTINGUISH-wen a person losing strength aur virality or become exhausted then we say that he is extinghuishing

The word has the same root as "lax" which means negligent and careless. A person is negligent ang careless only when he is weak and lacks the strength to do the work energetically which is the meaning of languish.

you languish when you are in anguish.

Languish when Anguish(severe/ acute pain)...

you languish when you are in anguish.

languor

Definition
(noun) a relaxed comfortable feeling
Synonyms : dreaminess
Definition
(noun) a feeling of lack of interest or energy
Synonyms : lassitude listlessness
Definition
(noun) inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy
Example Sentence
  • the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for languor

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sounds kind of like 'Lack of Anger' = Languor meaning emotional softness or tenderness, lack of energy and spirit

Languor -> Langor is a indian monkey who is very lethargic.

remember Justin Langer in Australian Cricket team...... he used to play vey slow

can be taken as lack of vigor..lan-guor

sounds like lumber, which means sluggish, heavy, difficult to move, as of lumbering giants.

sounds lyk "langoor" who has a lot of energy...so "languor" is opposite to it ...i.e.lack of energy

languish languid languor all mean the same

languor(liquor)=liquors are depressants

larceny

Definition
(noun) the act of taking something from someone unlawfully
Example Sentence
  • the thieving is awful at Kennedy International
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for larceny

break it up into LA-R-CENY LA (Law) and CENY (rhymes with Money or CENT for money) Unlawful taking of money = theft

larceny(very close to COMPANY NAME LARCEN & TURBO..)....SO theives theft a great sum from larcen and turbo office.

to steal a LARge SUM of monEY

LArceNY contains LA and NY. LAPD and NYPD fight against a lot of LARCENY.

break it as lar(law)ce(se)ny(nahi)i.e. law se nahi or unlawful seizure

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larceny=larcen = i dont like the footballer "larcen" as he "theft" the ball at offside

largess

Definition
(noun) a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously
Synonyms : largesse
Definition
(noun) liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for largess

largess=Large+S+S==> Large Social Service. that is Gift to society.

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largess( large ss) large -very big s-service) very big hearted people shower people with GENEROUS GIFT)

larg(large)+ess(axe a kind of deoderant)....so a girl donating the large number of axe deo as gift to males who sweat alot...such a generous gift it is....

"Large S" = $

when u come late to class .u will be in class without attendance

lassitude

Definition
(noun) a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
Synonyms : lethargy sluggishness
Definition
(noun) a feeling of lack of interest or energy
Synonyms : languor listlessness
Definition
(noun) weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lassitude

After a heavy lunch, if you drink a glass of LASSI, you will go into a lassitude i.e. weariness, lethargy and ultimately go to sleep.

lassitude

we drink LASSI(.. buttermilk in hindi..) when we are tired or WEARED DOWN..

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LAST+ALTITUDE....when we reach the highest altitude, we are in lassitude

lassitude sounds like "lets sit dude" .. means the guy is tired ..

a sitting attitude, as in weariness, langour

ass-sit-mood

lassi pee ke panjaabi dude ko neend aa gayi

lassi(Lazy) + attitude >> Lazy attitude means lack of energy or vitality..

lasting too few = tired and weary

lassitude = less + atitude; weak in operation.

Lass(girl)+Attitude=Lassitude...that's something i think both guys and girls can relate to...a girl with an attitude can lead to..lack of energy..if your chasing her or if your dealing with her..

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