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moribund

Definition
(adj) not growing or changing; without force or vitality
Synonyms : stagnant
Definition
(adj) being on the point of death; breathing your last
Example Sentence
  • a moribund patient
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for moribund

bund in hindi means "end " or "finish".So thats the end meaning its dying. So "moribund" means "dying

Moribund is kinda similar to morbid, which refers to things related to death

sounds close to BOLTI BUND

this helps if you know hyderabad.. moribund sounds like TANKBUND, where a number of accidents and suicides take place. so it should remind you of death.

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MORI(mine)+BAND(end)....mori saanse band hone lagi hain....I an about to die !!!!!

meri saans bund ho gyi..I am feeling moribund

very very simple....MORI(guttar)+ BUND ... so mori mai BUND karna , woh suffocation se mar jayega .....DEAD..

MORI(hole...here relate with mouths'hole)+BUND(shut)...so if u shut ur mouth for ever and dont eat anything definitely u would be on verge of death.

Take MORI as BORI... in which wheat and all comes.... So kisi ko BORI me baand karr denge to ...he vl b abt to Die....

Mori sounds like Nori, a seaweed that is used to wrap sushi. Think of bund as bundle; wrapping seaweed in a bundle around a person like a mummy or someone who is dead.

"bund" in telugu means metal rod.so when you beat someone with bund he will die...

Think of it like this..Easy to Remember Two words..!! MORBID means characteristic of a disease,gloomy(MORe+BED) and MORIBUND can be thought as a consequence..He is dying so MORIBUND..!!!

Muri means Murgi (chicken) Bund means off breathing, that means about to dye

Moribund when mor(peacock) band.

In punjabi....mori (Window)....bund (ass)....bund marr ke mori bana di....person will definitely get near death experience

morose

Definition
(adj) showing a brooding ill humor
Example Sentence
  • a dark scowl
  • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
  • a glum, hopeless shrug
  • he sat in moody silence
  • a morose and unsociable manner
  • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius
  • a sour temper
  • a sullen crowd
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for morose

in hindi it is like MOR(peacock) RO(weep) SA raha hai-means it is in sorrow and hence brooding ill humoured

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A guy gave a crushed(MOroda hua(Hindi)) ROSE to girl as a humor she got pissed on this ill humor at the guy and canceled the plan of party(unsociable)

MOROSE..ITS LIKE DIS..nOROSE..SO NO ROSE FOR UR GIRLFRIEND SHE LL BE SAD..

MOROSE ( More + RoRa(crying in hindi)) Deep and long lasting Sadness

a morone is equipped with morose

My neighbor left her house to buy some MORe ROSES because she is so sad.

he dont like rose NO-ROSE-,SO HE IS ILL HUMORED

Picture a funeral director banging on a cowbell with a drumstick and calling to his assistant "MORE ROSES, MORE ROSES."

morose rhymes with REMORSE

mortician

Definition
(noun) one whose business is the management of funerals
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mortician

funeral home is called mortuary.. person working there is called mortician..

morticain rhymes with politician. Politician= deals with public/people management Mortician= deals with morgue management.

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mort (maut in hindi) means death so who takes care of preceedings after death is a mortician or a undertaker

Mortal magician, he makes your mortal body dissapear (ie. creamate)

Mortician spraying mortein in the mortuary.

mottled

Definition
(adj) having spots or patches of color
Synonyms : dappled
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mottled

MOTE( a speck/spot) + LED = SPOTT + ED

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sometimes BOTTLED water has "patches of color"

mottled=bottled.....all the colours have been bottled in this bottle...u have to just make a hole in its bottle cap and spray it on the wall.....THATS SPRAY PAINTING......:D

sounds like molded with different patches of molds

motted sound like spotted

Motte in kannada means Egg. Egg os sparrow has many black patches on it.

Motte mean EGG in kannada. Egg of sparro has many black patches on it.

mote + LED >>> when we see LED's in a lighting over a house, it looks as if the house has colored spots of the color of LED's..

mountebank

Definition
(noun) a flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with tricks or jokes
Synonyms : charlatan
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mountebank

mountebank can be broken as mouth+bank=person whose mouth is a bank of words....who is extremely boastful and pretentious...

"I have a bank built over on a mountain" "what a mountebank"

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when u read bank.. think of a bank robbery.. n to carry out a robbery need to disguise as a quack (charlatan)

person who BOASTS that he has been to MOUNTains and BANKs of many rivers etc.

person who says he owns a bank on a distant mountain is obviously montebanking

U.S. BANKS swindled and deceived the world into buying worthless, mortgage-backed securities. Then they went to Capitol HILL (like MOUNTain) to get a $700 Billion bailout.

votebank politics means complete deception, as we see these days.. mountebank is similar

MOUNTEBANK-MOUNT+BANK PERSONS WHO DECEIVES SAYING THAT MOUNTAIN(MOUNT) IS FULL OF MONEY(BANK)

Mountebank was a quack doctor who used to mount a Bank (Bench in past) and sell his magical medicines.

mulct

Definition
(noun) money extracted as a penalty
Synonyms : amercement fine
Definition
(verb) deprive of by deceit
Example Sentence
  • He swindled me out of my inheritance
  • She defrauded the customers who trusted her
  • the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change
Definition
(verb) impose a fine on
Example Sentence
  • he was fined for littering
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mulct

abe HULCT kisi aur ko ch*tiya banana :)

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to mulct someone...semiliar to mug someone

mal+ act >>> -ve act...

MU (mujhe)L (License ka)C (Chalaan)T (Thok Diya)

A mulct will be imposed for littering on the mulch.

"first I was mulct(ed), then i was mocked."

Got mulct? The bank?

mulct : maal-lekar-cut kar ( take the maal and cut their money )

mulct - MULC(society)ka Traitor

Mul (مال)+C(کسی)+T(تصرف)->MULCT=مال کسی را تصرف کردن

Malkit Singh mulct people of our mulk.

mundane

Definition
(adj) found in the ordinary course of events
Example Sentence
  • a placid everyday scene
  • it was a routine day
  • there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute
Definition
(adj) concerned with the world or worldly matters
Synonyms : terrestrial
Example Sentence
  • mundane affairs
  • he developed an immense terrestrial practicality
Definition
(adj) belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly
Synonyms : terrene
Example Sentence
  • not a fairy palace; yet a mundane wonder of unimagined kind
  • so terrene a being as himself
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mundane

monday, tuesday, wednesday....everyday

Mundane sounds like Monday. After an exciting weekend, Monday is just another mundane day.

mundane=(monday) sunday is intresting but monday is "unintresting and dull"

u can raed this as "Munda ka din (dane)" was ordinary or pretty boring........

MUNDAN in marathi or hindi means remove hairs from head and become bald...when someone dies, we go bald....and that day we LACK EXCITEMENT AND BECOME DULL....

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There is nothing quite as mundane as MONDAY morning.

The MONDAY morning window PANE- which represent the dull daily routine.

munificent

Definition
(adj) very generous
Example Sentence
  • distributed gifts with a lavish hand
  • the critics were lavish in their praise
  • a munificent gift
  • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent
  • prodigal praise
  • unsparing generosity
  • his unstinted devotion
  • called for unstinting aid to Britain
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for munificent

by muni - you think of rishi - muni (sages), who are always generous in giving, will give you whatever you want....tathastu :-)

money+sufficient-when a person has sufficient money he is generous

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Remember Hindi Song "munni badnam hui.." she is badnam because she is very generous in exposing/giving.

Munificent gifts can lead to magnificent results! (also, connect MUNI to "money")

I'll give you the MOON IF I SCENT your perfume.

think of munni(friom dabbang).. she is sufFICiENT and is very generous.. she'll give what you want..

muster

Definition
(noun) a gathering of military personnel for duty
Example Sentence
  • he was thrown in the brig for missing muster
Definition
(noun) compulsory military service Definition
(verb) gather or bring together
Example Sentence
  • muster the courage to do something
  • she rallied her intellect
  • Summon all your courage
Definition
(verb) call to duty, military service, jury duty, etc.
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for muster

try rhyming it with "cluster" almost means the same..

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muster : students assemble in class for "MASTER"

Muster the seeds to get the mustard oil.

muster - every1 must come ie, gather through order forcefully

We must muster the courage to speak against the music master.

mutilate

Definition
(verb) destroy or injure severely
Synonyms : cut up mangle
Example Sentence
  • The madman mutilates art work
Definition
(verb) alter so as to make unrecognizable
Synonyms : mangle murder
Example Sentence
  • The tourists murdered the French language
Definition
(verb) destroy or injure severely
Synonyms : mar
Example Sentence
  • mutilated bodies
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mutilate

late aa vandhaa muttiliya adi vizhum - mutilate

mutiny is late now.. destroy something completely(to damage severely, especially by violently removing a part) or amputate

muti(ny)+late was attacked late nite was severely injured

mutilate - muti(URINE)+late .....will destroy kidney lol.

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LATE resembles death soo body is destroyed ..

Mutilate sounds like MOTI- लेट...so when a MOTI girl lie (लेट) on smthng..it destroys completely

He received injuries to the extent that made him mute. He may succummed to injuries and people may put late before his name e.g. late John

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