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mogul

Definition
(noun) a bump on a ski slope Definition
(noun) a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857
Synonyms : moghul
Definition
(noun) a very wealthy or powerful businessman
Example Sentence
  • an oil baron
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mogul

sounds like MUGAL empire (in hstory) in which akbar was a powerful man.

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You got two mnemonics for this one:- 1.MUGHAL, 2.MOGLI > both simili to powerful person!

MOGUL is a super-hero from Dragonball-Z (japanese anime).

monotheism

Definition
(noun) belief in a single God
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for monotheism

MONO(SINGLE) + THEI( root for GOD)

moratorium

Definition
(noun) a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged Definition
(noun) suspension of an ongoing activity
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for moratorium

MORATORIUM rhymes with AUDITORIUM..so there was DELAY IN PAYMENT for building the auditorium

remember as 'Bring More Tar ' otherwise work will get suspended

moratorium= more towards premium(payments)that are delayed

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MORA (my) 10 rupee note was torn (TORIUM), so i had to ask shop-keeper to take payment later.

MORAtorium sounds like AUDItorium, where there was a delay in the program.

moratorium:more auto-so if there are more autos are running in the city then will be heavy traffic and delay in the time for everyone.,.,,,.

moratorium = more + orator; more orator are there so your chance will come after sometime.

(mora)torium - mora means dieing, to suspend thereby

Auditorium cannot be booked because of moratorium ( ie delay of payment )

mordant

Definition
(noun) a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process Definition
(adj) harshly ironic or sinister
Synonyms : black grim
Example Sentence
  • black humor
  • a grim joke
  • grim laughter
  • fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit
Definition
(adj) of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for mordant

more +daant = more teeth, so biting

......MOR..(MORE means jayada )+DANT?(DANNT)...in our child hood when playing with our frnds we use to STING OR BITE THEM WHENEVER WE GOT ANGRY ON THEM BECOZ OF THAT hame kabhi (more)daant bhi milti thi mummy papa se...

Mortal + Ant biting, stinging

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you start "more denting" i.e mordant your car before you give it a new paint.

mar(death) + dant(teeth) ---> deadly dent bite

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.

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

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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

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

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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

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