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pachyderm

Definition
(noun) any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin: elephant; rhinoceros; hippopotamus
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pachyderm

derm means skin(dermatologist is a skin specialist) and eg for pachderm animals are elephants,hippopotomus,etc ..the word pachy sounds like pack.. so the skin is so packed that is becomes thick.. thus pachyderm is thick-skinned

PAKKI(strong)+derm(skin)

Pachy(Paanch,5) + Derm(Skin)...Five layers of Skin...thick skinned

Packed derm(skin)...hence thick skinned animals.

pachy a greek root means thick + dermwich means skin

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pachyderm-derm means skin and pachy means hardly packed like the skin of the elephant,hippopotamus

paean

Definition
(noun) a formal expression of praise Definition
(noun) (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
Synonyms : pean
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it is pronounced exactly as P.N. remember it by 'Priase Number'=praise song.

Paean sounds like "pian+o" which is used in praise songs

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(paean sounds like pain) If you take pains and achieve something, then you will hear paeans about you.

Pagan worship(Worshipping natural forces) involve Paen(songs)

take it as peon....he always praises

paEAn...EA sports have taken lots of PAIN to make comp games...hence ppl paean them for that..........love playing cricket and fifa..EA SPORTS

paean is pronounced like pee-un == unpee.. you are not going to pee ... on da contrary, you'd praise them... so paean = praise/ eulogy

PAEAN = PA + EAN ;PA means personal assistant always wants to earn praise from bosses.

peon ban gaya G.M. so gane laga paean

PAAN SINGH TOMAR movie: their PAAN SINGH did the work with gr8 effort, so their was a song of praise for him in the movie

palatable

Definition
(adj) acceptable to the taste or mind
Synonyms : toothsome
Example Sentence
  • palatable food
  • a palatable solution to the problem
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palatable

PAL+AT+TABLE - u nd ur PALs At Table......obviously food is gonna very tasty...

PALATABLE sounds similar to Palak (Spinach) on the table. So the palak on the table is very pleasing in taste.

its easy - plate - able - only tasty food hi rakhte hain

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Anything which the palate can take in is palatable

sounds like placate which means to pacify someone or make him agreeable

PLATE n TABLE. so u are having plate on table

palliate

Definition
(verb) lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
Synonyms : extenuate mitigate
Example Sentence
  • The circumstances extenuate the crime
Definition
(verb) provide physical relief, as from pain
Example Sentence
  • This pill will relieve your headaches
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palliate

it can be like pale(faint coz of disease)+ate so eating the pain.i.e. reducing it.

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palliate=alleviate

palli+ate.I was hungry,had pain in the stomach,so ate some palli(groundnut).It eased the pain but didn't cure it.

a friend = a PAL will ALLEVIATE your pain.

PALL+I+ATE..ease pain.. PALL means become borin.. u got bored of the pain..fed up of it..so u ATE it..to ease the pain..

pal(friend) + ate(lessen) >>> a friend always LESSEN OUR PAIN when it grows a lot

now here a latin root could help fix few words. Pallere means concealed. cloaked hence something which has become pale . u can find this root in words: palliate: to ease or cloak pain without curing. pall: become pale >less intresting after much

Pain+Alleviate->Palliate

Pall when sick I ate something and i felt better ... same will happen with you.

palpable

Definition
(adj) capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt
Synonyms : tangible
Example Sentence
  • a barely palpable dust
  • felt sudden anger in a palpable wave
  • the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton
  • a palpable lie
Definition
(adj) can be felt by palpation
Example Sentence
  • a palpable tumor
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palpable

palpable..divide it like..PALP(SOUNDS LIKE PULP)+ABLE.....after touching the PULP of fruit ITS OBVIOUS THAT every one would be ABLE TO PERCEIVE whether THE FRUIT is fresh or not.

PAL means a close friend....now PALPABLE...means we r able to touch or feel our pal even when he is not present

palm:: so palpable means sth u can touch by palm.

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word is taken from Latin palpare means to stroke in the feeling of love ...so..if someone touch you, it will be PERCEPTIBLE OR TANGIBLE to you whether he is touching you in feeling of love or hatred.

when your girlfriend "PAL" sits on your lap you feel something..

pal pey bal...or pal pey balwaan. if some balwaan was sitting on ure pal, his pain would be tangible to you

palpitate

Definition
(verb) cause to throb or beat rapidly
Example Sentence
  • Her violent feelings palpitated the young woman's heart
Definition
(verb) shake with fast, tremulous movements
Synonyms : quake quiver
Example Sentence
  • His nostrils palpitated
Definition
(verb) beat rapidly
Synonyms : flutter
Example Sentence
  • His heart palpitated
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palpitate

palpitate-split it as pal+pit...my pal(frnd) fell on a pit, as a result of which my heart started to BEAT RAPIDLY

palpitate = pulse + agitate.. generally heart beat faster in fear

split it into palpi ->PAAPI and tate ->australian bowler shaun TATE. as tate delivers a ball at a very high pace so the batsman aginst him starts palpitating as of fear.

palpitation..you may have often heard doctors..cardiologists using this word in case of heart attacks patients..

when my turn came to address the gathering from PULPIT, my heart BEAT IRREGULARLY because of FEAR, or ANXIETY.

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PAL(friend/dost) + PIT(mar khana in hindi) gaya so watching him ur heart THROBBED. therefore PALPITATE= THROB or FLUTTER.

kinda sounds like Pulse Per Iteration->Pulse per second->Beating of the heart in each iteration(each heart beat)

How do u create PULP(palp).. by beating wood hardly...

PALPIATE- pulp- he -ate of fruit , good for heart, heart started to THROB after he took pulp, because that gives instant energy

palpitate and sound similar to heartbeated means heart beat.when you get excited ur heart get bea erraticlly.

paltry

Definition
(adj) not worth considering
Synonyms : negligible trifling
Example Sentence
  • he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost
  • piffling efforts
  • a trifling matter
Definition
(adj) contemptibly small in amount
Synonyms : measly miserable
Example Sentence
  • a measly tip
  • the company donated a miserable $100 for flood relief
  • a paltry wage
  • almost depleted his miserable store of dried beans
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paltry

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pal means moment in hindi,its very small...so can b neglected when we r wasting hrs on facebook:)

Relate this word to poultry. If poultry is not kept or stored properly, it will become worthless.

(pal+try)Imagine you are advising your friend "hey pal(close friend), don't try it..it's not worth considering this option"

Pal + Try. Pal means friend. Since you have very less no of pals/friends you keep on trying to make new ones

sounds like POULTRY,that have MISERABLE life

its like this PAL(friend)+try(try).....so it goes like this friend try again u made insignificant effort

PANTRY car of railways provide PALTRY amount of meal as compared to platform caterers for the tantamount of money.

PALTRY rhymes with PAUCITY which means dearth scarcity, paltry means insignificant or small in value

hey PAL(friend)TRYeng to impress her is NOT WORTHY as she is already engaged

paltry sounds like POULTRY which is INSIGNIFICANT for VEGETARIANS

suppose a salesman is trying to persuade to buy sth:"Its really cheap PAL,TRY it!",thus, PALTRY=petty and insignificant amount

pal+try = hey pal dont try somethin which is insignificant and trifling

chickens are paltry poultry.

POULTRY is worthless as we kill chickens to eat....hence PALTRY sounds like POULTRY....

pal (pole) and try(tree)...a pole is very small in comparison to the tree..so paultry- very small value

Hey pal try it man...you tel ur pal to try something because its not all that costly, its petty or of insignificant amt

sounds lyk pantry.. today our pantry has very less snacks

Paltry-remember poultry, poultry is important coz it gives chicken(i like chicken),so paltry is unimportant. poultry - important paltry- unimportant

read it as "partly" which means "partial" so adha-adhoora kam has no significance in your path success.....

My pals trying to give back borrowed money but he can't cause he's poor.

paltry same sound as party(political party),so nowadays political party are becoming insignificant to the peoples.

panacea

Definition
(noun) (Greek mythology) the goddess of healing; daughter of Aesculapius and sister of Hygeia Definition
(noun) hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for panacea

THIS WORD sound like pan of asia,which suggest remedy for all problems occuring in asia.

PAIN I'll SEE YA -> its a cure for all ailments so we can say "see ya" to pain and aches!!

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Panacea Biotec - A Pharma Company - is producing remedy for all diseases.

panacea sounds like panasonic.panasonic is a famous company which claims that they are the greatest.So panacea means like greatest of all. i mean something that cures everything

pan bana rasvala - aisa karey dhamal ;this pan will solve all issues

panacea= Pan(all) + ace = If player is behind in point and he will shoot all ace in tennis match it will cure all

pan (all)....

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