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propitious

Definition
(adj) presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success
Example Sentence
  • propitious omens
  • propitious gales speeded us along
  • a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration
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sounds like profitious.. hence its profitable and thus favorable

PROPITI....sounds like property-if you have got lot of property, you are FORTUNATE to get it..money is basically considered AUSPICIOUS and you can make any adverse situation FAVORABLE TO you if you posses money.

if you HAVE the ADVANTAGE OF HAVING LOT OF PROPERTY..another onetaken from..propitius......pro-means for + pitius/petere means to seek ...so seeking for favorable situation, seeking advantageous deal from someone.

sounds like auspicious...meaning favourable

A WARNING BOARD IS SAYING THAT A PIT IS THERE PRO(AHEAD).SO ITS A GOOD SIGN FOR YOU NOT TO FALL INTO THAT PIT

prosperitious

If gods have PITY on you, they will present you with favorable circumstances.

auspicious

if u want prof's pity,u have to be in his favourable students..

propitious:- pro means favorable circumstances,iti means industrial training institute, ous means us i.e industrial training institue is in favor of us we will get the tender, for that we are happy

propound

Definition
(verb) put forward, as of an idea
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propo(propose) + ound(round) = what do we propose at a round table, an idea, guys :)

PRO- POUND.. The new minister for Science & technology was an ardent PROPONENT to PROPOUND that the POUND be the official weight standard in india.. his slogan-"PRO-POUND!!"

Pro (Forward) + Pound (Weight) -> Propound is to put forward an idea to be weighed.

u Found something which u propound

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PROfessional POUNDing, is what you get when you put forth your idea for analysis.

Propound opposite of impound. You car is impounded by the police for analysis. Or you propound your car for analysis.

prosaic

Definition
(adj) not fanciful or imaginative
Synonyms : matter-of-fact
Example Sentence
  • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
  • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
Definition
(adj) lacking wit or imagination
Example Sentence
  • a pedestrian movie plot
Definition
(adj) not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
Example Sentence
  • an unglamorous job greasing engines
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mosaic--->beautiful artistic work with full of vibrant colours.....prosaic ...opposite of that ...dull

divide it like pros(prose)+aic- prose consist of facts and facts do not produce any interest in you, do not require any imagination so prose is dull and unimaginative and very boring in reading.

Prosaic - Prozac is a tablet given to depressed people. Depressed people are dull and unimaginative

prosaic=mosaic,stone which is dull

mere pados(neighbor)me kuch exciting nahi hota,so living here is prosaic

p+rosa+ic—ROSAna same khana dal roti, DULL, BORING

prose consists just of matters of fact whereas in poetry is full of imaginative expressions. so obviously prose is dull and unimaginative

imagine dat a "prose" composition is "sacked" frm ur eng-prose book...coz it was so "dull n unimaginative" dat no1 wnts 2 read it...

prose consists just of matters of fact whereas in poetry is full of imaginative expressions. so obviously prose is dull and unimaginative

prosaic= pro (in favor) + sa(South Africa) + ic (indian cricket); Indian primier league in favor of south africa is hopless for us.

pro=bro saic=sail which is govt. leading compny...so my bro is in sail..there is uninspiring nd unglamorous atmosphere...

proscenium

Definition
(noun) the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain)
Synonyms : apron forestage
Definition
(noun) the wall that separates the stage from the auditorium in a modern theater
Synonyms : proscenium wall
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PRO+SCEN in front of the scene..in front of the curtain

do not click the phone add to your right. It is a virus so if you wanna test this then touch it. Yes u are correct!!---rakei

proscenium:- Pro means beter scenario is always available at cinema screen.

proscribe

Definition
(verb) command against
Example Sentence
  • I forbid you to call me late at night
  • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
  • Dad nixed our plans
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When you want a magazine, you PREscribe(subscribe) it. Similarly when you want to stop it, you will have to PROSCRIBE. SO PROSCRIBE = prohibit

A doctor Prescribes medicines and Proscribes unhealthy food...

it can be written like this pro means before + scribe means to write .SO A WRITER WHOSE WRITING ARE PROHIBITED TO BE PUBLISHED in that country.

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Anyone know Salman Rushdie? (PRO)secute the (SCRIBE) if he writes derogatory remarks about Islam. derogatory

always getting confused b/w proscribe and tanscribe so lets end it here and now. TRANS is through/accross hence transcribe is to copy through some magazine, whereas proscribe is banning of noobs into game of cs by pros

opposite of prescribe

when we suggest something i.e. we support something its PRESCRIBE and when we oppose something not good, its PROSCRIBE

the book prescribed for us has been PROSCRIBED in america

Prosecutor Bribe=proscribe;so bribing a prosecutor is forbidden

subscribe=offer to do something,proscribe =banish ,forbid to do

Selling drugs without prescription is proscribed!

proselytize

Definition
(verb) convert to another faith or religion
Synonyms : proselytise
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relate it to hypnotize....changing someones religion by telling them prose(epics)and hypnotizing

pros+sel+ytize— PROStitutes CONVERT THEIR RELIGION into SELing their body

prose+lytize =Prose sunakar leta kar means mantra mugdh karke religion convert karna

prose suni ya li aur ty(Thai) religion me change ho gaya!!!!!

give rose and christanize

prosody

Definition
(noun) the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
Synonyms : inflection
Definition
(noun) (prosody) a system of versification Definition
(noun) the study of poetic meter and the art of versification
Synonyms : metrics
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prosody is converting 'prose' into mel'ody'. ie versificatn

break it like pros + sody..."prose" containing all "sody" {dumb matter} ..connote that to the boring poems, the art of versification

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Prosody=pros(art or theory)+ ode(song i.e verses).=Art of versification

prose+study

Prosody sounds like episode i.e a pattern.

prostrate

Definition
(verb) get into a prostrate position, as in submission
Synonyms : bow down
Definition
(verb) render helpless or defenseless
Example Sentence
  • They prostrated the enemy
Definition
(verb) throw down flat, as on the ground
Example Sentence
  • She prostrated herself with frustration
Definition
(adj) stretched out and lying at full length along the ground
Synonyms : flat
Example Sentence
  • found himself lying flat on the floor
Definition
(adj) lying face downward
Synonyms : prone
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pro+strate...lay straight on the ground If prostrate glands are removed, male will be enervated. just to remember

Prostrate can be broken into PRO(Forward) + STRATE( sounds Straight)...i.e. stretch forward.

Pro+STRATE== Pro means in favour of and one who is in favour of STREIGHT WAR will be laid down

NFS prostrate where our car eneravtes and streches 2 ground

Remember this way..Prostrate cancer is not curable, so doctors are exhausted finding cure and are rendering their helplessness.

protagonist

Definition
(noun) a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
Example Sentence
  • all their supporters came out for the game
  • they are friends of the library
Definition
(noun) the principal character in a work of fiction
Synonyms : agonist
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protagonist->sounds similar to protest _ ist. Some one who protests, a leader in such movement..

Protagonist X Antagonist

pro(minent) + tag + onist (rhymes like artist). So artist having prominent role.

pre(in front of)+tiger+least=in front of a tiger but the fear is the least =hero

protean

Definition
(adj) taking on different forms
Example Sentence
  • eyes...of that baffling protean grey which is never twice the same
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for protean

If you eat proteins rather than carbohydrates you will be strong and flexible(versatile) rather than fat.

'protean' -- > sounds like protein as sm1 above had already said and we all have learnt in organic chemistry that this protiens "can take many forms".

imagine the proteas( SAF cricket team as they are called).. the are so flexible

Pro (like a) tean (a teen: variable, not stable, ever changing)

protean - protein........the requirement of proteins varies from person to person...

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TEENS need lots of PROTEIN because their bodies are going through a lot of growth and constant change.

PROTEAN can be thought of as a "PRO" in a TEAM(TEAN).. a pro is usually versatile

pro(b4)+tean(teen)every child are versatile;able to change to any form.

amoeba ate protein to vary shape

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