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ostracize

Definition
(verb) expel from a community or group Definition
(verb) avoid speaking to or dealing with
Synonyms : ostracise
Example Sentence
  • Ever since I spoke up, my colleagues ostracize me
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ostRACISM .. racism leads to groupism and excluding a group from the public is to OSTRACIZE.

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He was ostracize because he was OSTRich sIZed

Ostracism or ostracize: Remembered as "OYE EXTRA SIZE" if you become overweight or over size people will exclude/ban you..

Ostrecize = Oz. (for australia) + Criticized ( for sledging, aggresion on field etc) = Isolated or seperated ,Avoided by all Regards, Maddy

ostracize: phonetically similar to austere life, austere : stern life, not ornated , simple; which happens when you are banished from public favor.

ost (oust) + racize (race) = oust a race, therefore, social exclusion or ban.

IMAGINE this--in LKG ramu was Osterized by the other students as they heard that he ate octopus daily(thinking he is wierd)

cize sounds like siege means to ban

Ostracized = os (operating system) + tra + cize(size); The operating system has been seize from the list i.e the list is make short.

I am ostrich size so my friends avoid speaking to or dealing with

oust

Definition
(verb) remove from a position or office
Example Sentence
  • The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds
Definition
(verb) remove and replace
Example Sentence
  • The word processor has ousted the typewriter
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OUT

outlandish

Definition
(adj) conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
Example Sentence
  • restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit
  • famed for his eccentric spelling
  • a freakish combination of styles
  • his off-the-wall antics
  • the outlandish clothes of teenagers
  • outre and affected stage antics
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out+landish => the one who is from some other land. Means unconventional and bizarre to our land.

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divide it like out+land(ish)..so THINK OF SOMEONE WHO IS OUT of his land..means..someone who is not living in his own land..means living in a foriegn country.

Watch the movie OUTLANDER then you wont forget the word.

outlandish..IS ALSO A NAME OF musical band.(IN DENMARK)& the kind of songs that they compose are unique to people and the lyrics has their origin from many langueges this is what makeS the album OUT OF ORDINARY ALBUMS..hence..BIZZARE.

OUT+LANDISH...FOCUS ON landish..very close to lavish..so a lavish spender always exceed the limit ....hence unconventional...to many people.

OUT + LAND -> came from a different land, alien, peculiar.

outstrip

Definition
(verb) be or do something to a greater degree
Example Sentence
  • her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
  • She outdoes all other athletes
  • This exceeds all my expectations
  • This car outperforms all others in its class
Definition
(verb) go far ahead of
Synonyms : distance outdistance
Example Sentence
  • He outdistanced the other runners
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for outstrip

getting stripped in a colloquial language means being insulted, which is also felt if ur defeated or outdone.. hence try relating outstrip it..

out+strip...consider a rubber strip,if u strech out the rubber strip with some force it extends a lot

Demands for trips and outings outstrips in summer.

strip outside -be or do something to a greater degree

overweening

Definition
(adj) unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
Example Sentence
  • extravagant praise
  • exuberant compliments
  • overweening ambition
  • overweening greed
Definition
(adj) presumptuously arrogant
Synonyms : uppity
Example Sentence
  • had a witty but overweening manner
  • no idea how overweening he would be
  • getting a little uppity and needed to be slapped down
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a person who wins over and over becomes arrogant. He now arrogantly presumes that he will always win.

OVERly flailing your WEENER. Otherwise known as cock-waving.

derived from over(MEANS ABOVE, MORE)+ween..latin venus..means charm or love....so think of the lady(RELATE IT TO OUR primary school story..a lady who was more beautiful and CHARMING than moon..that moon also use to praise her because of that she BECA

if u WIN u tend to do OVERACTIONS...so overweening :P

it is the overween+ing form...and now..OVER+WEEN(MEANS to hope, think, expect, intend)..so if you get something over(means beyond) what you EXPECT ...you become arrogant...you unrestrained in your feelings.

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opposite of over-weenie (which would be overly cowardly).

because of that she BECAME VERY ARROGANT...and killed her daughter..)

Ponting’s overweening ambition of winning the match in 1 over in his nation.

arrogant guy asking me to play over weenai(musical instrument)

overwrought

Definition
(adj) deeply agitated especially from emotion
Synonyms : distraught
Example Sentence
  • distraught with grief
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for overwrought

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over+wrought => remember wrought iron. Which has become so due to agitation and hysterisis.

sounds like OVER HOT

wrought sounds lik drought...during drought people run mad behind food...they are in a state of agitation

wrought means worked.. or donr something.. hence overwrought = overworked.. and worked up ppl tend to get irritated and agitated..

over wrote(wrought)in exam in last 5 min - excited or nervous

Amitabh was overwrought when someone wrote “Mera Baap chor hai” on his hand.

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