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nascent

Definition
(adj) being born or beginning
Example Sentence
  • the nascent chicks
  • a nascent insurgency
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nascent

"new soul sent".....to earth

it has the word SCENT in it,SCENT daalo to smell comes into existence

this word is derived from the latin word nasci- which means being born

nascent = new + existent

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nai(new) scent....which comes new into existence

Nascent-NASC-NASA.Thus NASA came in existence in 2008 or so having problems in the beginning.

You may have read about "nascent oxygen" in Chemistry, which is highly unstable.

now(na) scan(scent) if you scan paper now its image will start to exist in computer (start to exist)

if u breathe NASCENT OXYGEN .. u wil rejuvenate (go young again)...!! :)

innocent

na +scent..in telugu na means mine and scent means smell or perfume..my perfume just now spread or beginned spreading in the office as soon as i entered

Ugh! That rank odor, that NASty SCENT, my neighbor's green pool is hatching 'skeetos'

now(na) + sent(scent)= beginning now

nascent oxygen are newly produced and highly active

New Scent

nascent-> new+cent,coming into being or existence.

nebulous

Definition
(adj) lacking definite form or limits
Synonyms : cloudy nebulose
Example Sentence
  • gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion
  • nebulous distinction between pride and conceit
Definition
(adj) of or relating to or resembling a nebula
Synonyms : nebular
Example Sentence
  • the nebular hypothesis of the origin of the solar system
Definition
(adj) lacking definition or definite content
Synonyms : unfixed
Example Sentence
  • nebulous reasons
  • unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nebulous

Nebula the milky way in galaxy which is cloudy and unclear

nebulous comes from nibu(lemon). Nimbu water is hazy so v can correlate

"nee+bulla+us (nacked)which is shown with a cloudy patch in the movies so u can remember like this" -cloudy,unclear

nimbu ras in your eyes makes your vision hazy

a new bulls running in sand and make a dusty cloudy.

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like 'nebulizer' which makes a cloudy mist

imagine nevy blue colour comes in front of ur eyer so nothing is clear to u.

necromancy

Definition
(noun) the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world Definition
(noun) conjuring up the dead, especially for prophesying
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for necromancy

NECRO- (or negro) means black. NECROMANCY means Black Magic

necro means a dead body.. hence necromancy means dealin with the dead..

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NECRO ~ negro (black) + Mancy ~ MAGIC; black magic

KEY:crow+man through his "black magic" he turned man into crow

NECRO ~ negro (black) +crow+ nancy ~ MAGIC

nec Romancy - Romance is the most dangerous black magic;) Please remove the ones with most negative ratings...

ne crore man cy = ne ( north east jungle crore man wants); this is a black magic.

nefarious

Definition
(adj) extremely wicked
Synonyms : villainous
Example Sentence
  • nefarious schemes
  • a villainous plot
  • a villainous band of thieves
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nefarious

this sounds like ne(nephew)+farious(furious)..so your nephew is very furious or cruel or violent

ne(NO) + fairy + US: No good character like a fairy among us but an exact opposite i.e. a wicked person

Ne(ver) Fair(ious) - Always Bad

hindi:: key fairy wala this fairy wala who was selling ballons to children is "very wicked"

in movies villan is so far fro hero being so wicked.

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:NEFARIOUS=NE(Not)+FARIOUS(Furious). Nefarious is NOT just FURIOUS but a criminal.

nefarious ->nephew not fair to ous its wicked doing

this sounds like ne(nephew)+farious(furious)..so your nephew is very furious.

It's from latin origin, Nefarious= Nefar/s- Wrong(Ne-not+far/s-Divine(law)+ous- to us

ne(no) fari(fari wala io(come) us i.e my brother steal the all goods of the poor fari wala as profession he is a thief & very wicked.

nemesis

Definition
(noun) (Greek mythology) the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance Definition
(noun) something causing misery or death
Synonyms : bane curse scourge
Example Sentence
  • the bane of my life
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nemesis

not+my+sis hence wants to take revenge..my sister wouldn't have been the cause of my downfall.

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Genesis(the old testament, bible) tells us to refrain from nemesis

ne(any)-mesi(mystery)so is there any mystery is present

I will take revenge on her, I will become the Name for Misery - a Nemesis to her

nemesis:- north east(ne for north east)india has(me for has) seven sister states where ancient tribal people are become terrorist to get their right back from the outsider who occupied there later and become the wealthy & pwrful.

ne(ur) me sis -> taking revenge

neologism

Definition
(noun) a newly invented word or phrase
Synonyms : coinage neology
Definition
(noun) the act of inventing a word or phrase
Synonyms : coinage neology
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for neologism

'neo' means 'new' and 'logos' means 'word'; so 'neologism' means inventing new word.

the word neo means new.... which gives the meaning!!!

neophyte

Definition
(noun) a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously Definition
(noun) any new participant in some activity Definition
(noun) a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist
Synonyms : catechumen
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for neophyte

split the word into "neo = the matrix hero" and "phyte = fight". Thus neo fights in matrix movie as a beginner or new commer to save the revolution.

neo+phyte ~ new + fight; A new member or beginner always has to fight to establish his own identity.

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NEW(neo)+FAITH(phyte)....a person who has faith in new religion is a neophyte

NEO(phyte) sounds like new...so someone who is new at some thing and learning it...

new + fight = the last rule of Fight Club is, if its your first night, then you have to fight

nepotism

Definition
(noun) favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nepotism

ne + poti + sm ~ poti (grand-daughter) .. every grand father shows favoritism for his grand daughter.

(Tag: Hindi) ne + poti + sm ~ poti (grand-daughter) .. every grand father shows favoritism for his grand daughter.

What Mallu/Conga/Gulti HR managers DO in IT industry (favoring people from their place)

Nepotism - The great leader "Nepolean" devoid of giving preference to his kins or relations.

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Nepotism comes from the Italian term "nepote", meaning "nephew (someone's relative)". Nepotism deals with the hiring of relatives.

new pot of briyani for nephew favoritism

nettle

Definition
(noun) any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae) Definition
(verb) sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
Synonyms : urticate
Definition
(verb) cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
Example Sentence
  • Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me
  • It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nettle

Nettle sounds like kettle. A Kettle boiling water makes a lot of noise and is therefore irriating and annoying. It also means "worried".

"net + tle, when internet is slow like turtle.... annoyed!"

nettle sounds like needle when someone is needling u, u get annoyed ,disturbed and irritated

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take NET..when tennis players hit the ball in the net they get ANNOYED

"Why are these rumors spreading online?? I hate the internet, it's really annoying me..." "Yeah, the net'll do that."

net + le >> jab tumhara dost net le bolata hai aur woh bohot slow nikalta hai, tab bohot jaan pe aati hai.. we get annoyed over friend and irritated while surfing the net..

Noisy like Kettle (Imagine a kettle which is burning and making alot of noise)->irritating;annoying

keep on putting nettle in my finger got irritated,annoy, vex

niggardly

Definition
(adj) petty or reluctant in giving or spending
Synonyms : grudging scrimy
Example Sentence
  • a niggardly tip
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for niggardly

nigar khan dont spend money on clothes jst spend on bikini hehehehe

nigg+HARDLY....he Hardly spends money

ni(nahi) gar(ghar or home) jiske pass ghar nahi hai woh toh reluctant hoga hi!

niggardly=ni+ggar+hardly(sounds like beggar)who is stingy yet times

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ni+gard= night gard ke pass spend karne ke liye rupe nahi hote hai

nigger + ly = a nigger(a black)has no money means he is stingy

Nig(kinda like Pick)+gardly(kinda like Hardly);therefore,someone who HARDLY PICK up a check, stingy,miser

taking out is nick purse is hardly rarer, stingy

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