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(noun) clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for perspicuity

per+SPIC+uity.. we know that SPICk and SPAN means to be extremely clean and tidy.. so perspicuity means clearness of expression without ambiguity..

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perspicuity-PERfect SPEaking about CU(I)TY relate it


perspicuity ~ SPIC (speck) + uit (wit ; one meaning of wit is knowing,learning ability) ...so...spekless wit ... clear knowledge , freedom from ambiguity !

persPICuity, PIC stands for picture, and picture is worth a thousand words, clear expression.

cuity = clarity

a cuty must have a clear unambiguous voice to be able to work in a call center

whenever i see that CUITY i start PERSpiring...she is too hot...yes i have decided i am gonna marry her only...NO MORE AMBIGUITY IN MIND regarded this issue........you all r invited to my marriage.....lol...;)

Per+speculate= negative of speculation....speculation means believe with doubt...hence perspicuity means without any doubt

after i see a cuity i vl appoint a PERson to SPI(spy) her.after i gets a clear report on cuity with out ambiguty i vl marry her


(adj) (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable
Example Sentence
  • writes in a limpid style
  • lucid directions
  • a luculent oration
  • pellucid prose
  • a crystal clear explanation
  • a perspicuous argument
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for perspicuous

not suspicious.. absolutely clear

perspire + kyu?? no need to perspire for this speech... keep it simple and plain

Perspicacious person has the ability to understand. Perpicuous things can be understood easliy

Many say John speak indistinctly ,but(PER) he SPEAK to US CLEARLY...i.e PERSPICUOUS.

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spi persons vl que us for work.i vl explain them clearly and who ever understands it exactly I vl assign the work 4 him

Conspicuous means plainly visible, so perspicuous is clearly visible


(adj) stubbornly unyielding
Example Sentence
  • dogged persistence
  • dour determination
  • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
  • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it
  • men tenacious of opinion
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pertinacious

pertinacious = pre(before) + teenage : The age before teenage is where a person shows a childish behaviour and is very stubborn in a negative sense.

related to "persistent" and "tenacious"


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Per+Tin+Acious-"PER" means "As per sth", TIN(teenager) & teenager r determined to achieve without caring others.So determined to achieve a particular aim despite difficulties/opposition

per-tina -cious (par tina nahin manthi ie., stubborn )

PER (every) TINA (people who prefer fish-fishing to eve-fishing may read it as TUNA :D) CI's (sees) OUS - :-P and i won't entertain no argument against it :-P


(verb) disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
Example Sentence
  • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill
(verb) disturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom
Example Sentence
  • The electrons were perturbed by the passing ion
(verb) cause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, especially as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull
Example Sentence
  • The orbits of these stars were perturbed by the passings of a comet
(verb) throw into great confusion or disorder
Example Sentence
  • Fundamental Islamicists threaten to perturb the social order in Algeria and Egypt
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for perturb

perturb sounds like "disturb"

TUB== in a washing tub you mix washing powder and agiate the water.

per+turb = pertaining turbulance

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per-turbe ~ per-disturbe. disturb means disturb normally and perturbe means disturb greatly



(adj) spreading or spread throughout
Example Sentence
  • armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations
  • the pervasive odor of garlic
  • an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pervasive

look the word carefully..PERVASI+VE....and doesn't it sound like PRAVASI BHARTIYA DIVAS.....an initiative by the Indian government to attract NON RESIDENT INDIANS who are SPREAD WIDELY ACROSS THE WORLD........

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perva(means festival in hindi) festivals are spread thorughout

sounds like persuasive, if u are persuasive youre ideas will be pervasive

(per)+(vas)ive.here per:throughout and vas:to go so to go or spread every where..

Sounds like ""Param Shiv" so god is spread throughout...

pervasive sounds like expansive

pervasive sounds like per+massive n massive includes large area - spread throughout

pervasive is similar in meaning to IN-vasive

"That pearl you chucked at the poor vase has left a crack in it; now the water is apt to spread through all the cracks and leak everywhere!"

but basically this word is taken from pervādere means to pass through, which when splited means per-- through + vādere --to go, walk...so go or walk throughly..means go and walk in whole world..spread..throughly.....

a PERVert is the one who watches secretly , PERVS are present everywhere these days


(noun) the feeling that things will turn out badly Definition
(noun) a general disposition to look on the dark side and to expect the worst in all things
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pessimism

opposite of OPTIMISM

pessimist,everyone knows who a pessimist is..a pessimist always has the feeling that bad things will happen and that it will not be successful; the tendency to have this feeling


(verb) cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned
Example Sentence
  • The horror petrified his feelings
  • Fear petrified her thinking
(verb) change into stone
Synonyms : lapidify
Example Sentence
  • the wood petrified with time
(verb) make rigid and set into a conventional pattern
Synonyms : ossify rigidify
Example Sentence
  • rigidify the training schedule
  • ossified teaching methods
  • slogans petrify our thinking
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for petrify

sounds like PATHARify (hindi pathar-stone)hence, the word.

killing a pet with a riffle (by being STONE hearted)

petrify sounds like stupefy remember harrypotter

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patri(stone)..the disease of stone in hindi is called PATRI which is nothing but a stone

petIFY -> ossIFY


(adj) easily irritated or annoyed
Example Sentence
  • an incorrigibly fractious young man
  • not the least nettlesome of his countrymen
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for petulant

The pet - u - lent me is getting me irritated

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If somebody peet you(hindi of hitting somebody)or beat you up, you will become irritable and annoyed.

remember aunt PETUNIA in harry potter?she is very ILL TEMPERED and always ANNOYED on poor harry

PETU(bhadakna like petrol or gas)....hence petulant is a person jo baat baat pe bhadak jata hain....

if somebody calls you petu(a person with tummy in hindi), you will get annoyed!

pest u lent

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