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malingerer

Definition
(noun) someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
Synonyms : shammer skulker
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for malingerer

Ma linger= child lingering around her mom to avoid going to school.

Malinga feigned illness to avoid bowling to Tendulkar

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mali+inger(sounds like injure)(p.s MY MALI IS INDER :)))))),.......my mali got injured yesterday while working... so today he is feigning illness and refused to come

'linger' is to hang around, 'malinger' is to skulk and hang around, and 'malingerer' is one who skulks and hangs around.

Players like M.Vijay would rather fake illness than face players like MALINGA

this-tent. This is my tent. It swelled because of the hot steam from the cook inside

linger is to hang around, lingerer is someone that hangs around, malingerer is someone that doesn't like to hang around at work

mal ( disease ) + loiter (wander aimlessly) ... that is you are running away from your duty

manacle

Definition
(noun) shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
Synonyms : cuff handcuff handlock
Definition
(verb) confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs
Synonyms : cuff handcuff
Example Sentence
  • The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for manacle

manacle sounds like ankle or shackle , so my ankle got trapped therefore restrained from doing something.

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sounds like my uncle.. he was a prisoner, who was manacled (handcuffed)

man + nacle = a man was selling nacle(fake) goods. so police has given him the CUFF.

manacle as noun mean Hathkadi(police walli) ... so hathkadi pahne ke baad i am restrain frm doing anything

MANACLE = MANO+SHACKLE. MANACLES are SHACKLES for your hands(MANOS in Spanish).

man(=hand) + obstACLE = manacle, so..we are restrained if our hands are not free...

Manicure- ladies have it to keep their hands beautiful. Manacle is to tie the hands together.

manumit

Definition
(verb) free from slavery or servitude
Synonyms : emancipate
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for manumit

MAN-U-MIGHT-GO and be free! (In Jessica Lal's case, Manu was the culprit)

manumit ~ man + u + mit (might); man you might go; hence free from slavery

manumit=manu+mit Manu (a boy) reach MIT and now he is free from all bondage

man + omitted

basicaly it is taken from Latin manumittere,manumit when divide it forms... manus (means..hand (any work is generally done by hand)+ mittere means..to let go, send ..so send somebody without working for u..leting somebody to go without working anythi

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manumit=man u mit ie man and u are now mit [(mitra),friends]

Imagine you are cindrella ... and "The man you meet" (The man ~ prince, ur future boy friend) is going to free you from da clutches of your evil aunt

manumit...sounds like (in hindi..MANMIT..WIFE GENERALLY)..and imagine a HUSBAND WHO TREATED HIS WIFE like a slave...SO TODAY HE IS letting her to go, and do what she wants to do...

man+u+mit......man u quit i.e. free from bondage

MANU +MIT = the fottball player playing for MANU got a chance to get admitted at MIT.SO for that MIT ADMINISTRATOR FREED THE PLAYER FROM ALL BONDS OF MANU.

manumit = man + u + might; man you might go.

Man + emit

martinet

Definition
(noun) someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for martinet

spelling is very similar to martial - so a martinet is martial belligerent

martinet == mar(hit)+ tin (3)+ et (hat), so mar tin hat if you talk again.

martinet could rhyme with matron.. whose job is also to keep discipline..

Ever since Martin joined the army, he's bcome a strict disciplinarian, a Martinet.

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martin was a naughty boy one got stuck in net and became disciplined. Now all villagers call that net of discipline as martinet

sounds like marionette, as in puppets - martinets expect their followers to be disciplined and follow as easy as puppets

You catch a tiny green man with your MARTIAN-NET he then points his mind-control ray-gun at you and commands, in explicit detail, that you to take him to your leader . . which of course you do but your boss is a micro-manager too.

suppose your sport teacher who is very strict said u "if you will not be strict and net me tumhe marunga(means punish)."

in a MART all the things are placed in strict discipline.....so that things can be easily picked up

Martinat is smeone who always insists to go/follow according to the rules.. other wise MARTHI(beat in hindi) NAITHO (orelse)..

martinet:(martin luther king) martin luther king was such a strict person, who demands the people of his kingdom to follow the rules strictly in a discipline manner.

martinee drink is used for slimming up the figure... so one who is very disciplined about her figure, dringks lots of martinee drink, though it may be harmful to health...

mom wraning her child that "marti agar thu net use karetho"

masochist

Definition
(noun) someone who obtains pleasure from receiving punishment
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for masochist

mars+own+chest.... one who mars(beats or disfigures) his own chest is a masochist :)

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the word was coined after a person named John MASOCH who used to derive pleasure by inflicting pain to himself.....so people like MASOCH were called masochists....and hence masochist means person who enjoys his own pain

Hit my own chest.

masochist sounds like massagist.....during massage u feel little pain...but also enjoy the pleasure in it....so masochist is a person who enjoys his own pain...

2nd part sounds like cyst. so one enjoys the pain of his own cyst

masochist(mass on chest) my girlfriend has mass on chest ,if i squeeze it she enjoys even it hurts...might be helpful

masquerade

Definition
(noun) a party of guests wearing costumes and masks Definition
(noun) a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party Definition
(noun) making a false outward show
Example Sentence
  • a beggar's masquerade of wealth
Definition
(verb) take part in a masquerade Definition
(verb) pretend to be someone or something that you are not
Example Sentence
  • he is masquerading as an expert on the internet
  • This silly novel is masquerading as a serious historical treaty
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for masquerade

focus on masq. MASK is used for disguise so can try to remember like masquerade = Pretend to be someone or something that you are not.

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Since homosexuals are treated with contemp many of them wear MASKS n take part in any PARADE supporting homosexuality

The "querade" sounds like charac. Masquerade means to mask one's character.

StalaCtite has a "c" for "ceiling". StalaGmite has a "g" for "ground". Stalactite is stretched "tite" (tight) by hanging from the ceiling. Stalagmite pushes up with all its "mite" (might) from the floor. by wordinfo.info

masquerade = sounds like mask your head i.e making disguise.

masticate

Definition
(verb) grind and knead
Example Sentence
  • masticate rubber
Definition
(verb) chew (food); to bite and grind with the teeth
Synonyms : chew jaw manducate
Example Sentence
  • He jawed his bubble gum
  • Chew your food and don't swallow it!
  • The cows were masticating the grass
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for masticate

Masticate ~ Masti + C + ATE; MASTI when I ATE, i.e. keep chewing and swallow.

masticATE.how do we ATE MASTI? by Chewing.

CAT-hindi kat- chabana.

maudlin

Definition
(adj) effusively or insincerely emotional
Example Sentence
  • a bathetic novel
  • maudlin expressions of sympathy
  • mushy effusiveness
  • a schmaltzy song
  • sentimental soap operas
  • slushy poetry
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for maudlin

when she received a call from the MODELLING company for her appointment, she became EFFUSIVELY SENTIMENTAL and wept a lot.Her dream had come true.

maudlin = mat ro darling....dont cry,pertaining to sentimental ppl

Think of maudlin as model is in beauty pageant... All models in pageants keep crying unnecessarily, become effusively sentimental.

mauldin maula mere maula mere.. rmbr dis song...its tooo sentimental

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mougli - remember jungle book invokes very emotional attachemnt for kids

Think of Aladdin , which is a highly sentimental movie !

A maid named MAUD threw out a LINen bag filled with stuffed animals from my childhood. This made me overly sentimental for months.

Maudlin model after a few drinks.

Remember about ma(mother) you & din ( the days), so you will go utter emotional when you remember about those days im you childhood with your mother.

maudlin = ma + u + dlin; The persons in the road are doing maa means mother give something is always foolish person not able to earn.

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