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(noun) a wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the wrists and neck; offenders were locked in and so exposed to public scorn Definition
(verb) expose to ridicule or public scorn
Synonyms : gibbet
(verb) punish by putting in a pillory Definition
(verb) criticize harshly or violently
Synonyms : blast crucify savage
Example Sentence
  • The press savaged the new President
  • The critics crucified the author for plagiarizing a famous passage
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pillory

Pillory: The word pillor stands out. Visualise a person being tied to a pillar as a punishment.

Pillar. Pillar mein bandh ke pelna(beating).

Pill+Orgy.if u r caught in a orgy having pills you will be punished and harshly rebuked.

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heheh pills that u take to criticize those deadly virus..

Pillory sounds like Allari..pillalu allari chesthe punishment untundi. :)


(noun) a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack Definition
(noun) any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird Definition
(noun) wing of a bird
Synonyms : pennon
(verb) bind the arms of
Synonyms : shackle
(verb) cut the wings off (of birds)
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pinion

PINION ~ PIN+ON; when we PIN something, it will hold it and thereby prevent it from flying away .. (bind the arms of something)

sounds like pigeon

Think of PIN, Pinning sth to the ground so that it can not move->restrain


(adj) having an agreeably pungent taste
Synonyms : savory savoury spicy zesty
(adj) engagingly stimulating or provocative
Synonyms : salty
Example Sentence
  • a piquant wit
  • salty language
(adj) attracting or delighting
Synonyms : engaging
Example Sentence
  • an engaging frankness
  • a piquant face with large appealing eyes
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for piquant

PI+QUANT Quant in GRE is more attracting and delighting than Verbal

PIC+WANT - u WANT to see delightful PIC.

Piquant: As attractive as peacock (1)

PICK+U+AUNTy....when aunty picks you and takes you to her home...it's appetizing(in another sense)........

sounds like PICKLE...pickle is having a pleasantly sharp taste or appetizing flavour

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PIQUANT -> PECAN. Pecan Pie is delightfully tasty.

After u drink (i.e daru pee ke[hindi]) u lick some1s cunt(genitals) that wil be spicy ;)

piQUANT,quanta questions are interesting and exciting to solve at.

Gerard Pique has an awesome stimulating personality


(noun) tightly woven fabric with raised cords Definition
(noun) a sudden outburst of anger
Synonyms : irritation temper
Example Sentence
  • his temper sparked like damp firewood
(verb) cause to feel resentment or indignation
Synonyms : offend
Example Sentence
  • Her tactless remark offended me
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pique

pique can be split as pi+que.. so imagine you are standing in a QUE(ue) in a Pie shop (cake) for a long time you get ANNOYED ,IRRITATED and you tend to show RESENTMENT

pique - sounding like pic ! if some 1 takes ur pic secretly . you wuld b annoyed , irritated....

"sir,whats the formula for area of circle?"...."its pi *r*r"..."sir ..pi que?kuch aur symbol kyu nahi?"......now that shall IRRITATE any professor...as if that girl is trying to PROVOCATE and ANNOY the professor....:D

Prick. If you prick someone with a needle, he/she will get piqued

Pique(Barcelona Defender):He is so good that all the teams get IRRITATED with him. Thus the meaning IRRITATION.

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An annoyed wife asks her drunkard husband : pi + kyun ?

if someone pique(spits in hindi) pan in stairs or around you, you will get IRRITATED and ANNOYED

pique=peek if someone peeks at you secretly you will get annoyed and he will hurt your pride too

pique sounds like "pick". if someone always picks at you, u get irritated

pique be pronounced as pic if you take the pic of a girl it arouses anger

pique = puke, wen someone pukes we get very angry and irritated

sounds like peak. you are at your peak of anger.

you get drunk and misbehave, hav a sudden outburst of anger,fight with everyone... your friends ask you in the mornig..itne PEE QUE ?now you regret it, are resentful and you feel indignity with respect to yourself..

agar kisi pe peek(hindi me socho) maroge toh woh irrited aur annoyed toh ho hi jaayega


(adj) relating to or characteristic of the activity of fishing
Synonyms : piscatory
Example Sentence
  • a piscatory life
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for piscatorial

'pisces' means fish .. so piscatorial is sth related to fishing

pisCATorial Cat,obviously is good at fishing

CAT - ORAL ,cats in US are delighted when they get A FISH to eat..

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fish katori mein daalo

see all zodiac signs in that pisces is represented by fish...sp pisces is related to fish

IS-a-CAT's-TUTORIAL: cat teach us how to catch fish


(adj) concise and full of meaning
Synonyms : sententious
Example Sentence
  • welcomed her pithy comments
  • the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pithy

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pi-thy: the math symbol pi is concise and has great meaning

pithy : pithaj+y=pithaji,he should be very precise and brief

Pithy saying is concise and meaningful saying

PIThy -as pit (you dig a pit on the road with very concise measurements so tha that you do minimum damagge to the alignment of the road) if you speak telugu it can be pronounced as pit thiyyi(dig in english)

Think pithy of the smithy... and in fantasy books Dwarves are smithys, they are always brief and concise.

Pi- thy .Pi has great conciseness and substance.And then so ,the "pithy" means full of pith the real substance.

Customers who go to twenty second street to see the Smithy, Never pay a visit to his toilet that is not pithy, For the smell of that room is always quite iffy.

Father is PITH of the family and speaks PITHY


(noun) an inadequate payment
Example Sentence
  • they work all day for a mere pittance
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pittance

PIT<->TIP(to waiter)

Pity + Allowance very sad payment,,,

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pittance = petty allowance

Pit (Hindi of beat) + Tenants. Coz they gave less rents

mnemonic : Pittance rhymes with Patience; You need to have patience to work all day for a mere pittance.

Hey Mr.PITT (Brad Pitt), this is your TIP for your DANCE

The opposite of what Brad Pitt Earns.

U feel pity for servants who get less payment and can't even afford two time meals..


(verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
Example Sentence
  • She managed to mollify the angry customer
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for placate

PL + ac + ATE = a PLATE full of tasty food to SATISFY someone.

"playing" wid "cat"...it'll surely pacify salman...

placate--pla(playing)+cate(cards)===playing cards pacify's anyone........

the word's origin means 'to please'

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Placate: Plate+cake= a plate of cake which calms and appeases.

Placate: just concentrate on pronunciation Placate resembles "Pluck Ate",so just imagine ur a thief and went for a Apple farm and Plucking and Ate the Apples silently,calm,pacify,appease,soothe,placate.......

its like pla(playing)+cate(think cafe)....so playing in cafe pacify u...

if a tree is favorably inclined we can pluck its fruits and eat

it can be place+ate. when he got that place by betryaing i.e. ATE THE PLACE.people had to please him.

place + ate >>> when u give some1 place to eat, u will certainly gain his/her good will....


(adj) (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
Example Sentence
  • a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay
  • the quiet waters of a lagoon
  • a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky
  • a smooth channel crossing
  • scarcely a ripple on the still water
  • unruffled water
(adj) not easily irritated
Example Sentence
  • an equable temper
  • not everyone shared his placid temperament
  • remained placid despite the repeated delays
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for placid

a student well PLACED in his college will sit calmly and peacefully...as compared to those who did not get placed.

if a student gets PLACED in a company as soon as he finishes his study, then his life will be calm without any disturbances

play CID you need to be calm and composed

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PLACE+ID(recognition, you are famous).....when yo get a good house to live and people IDentify you because you are popular, then you will be very calm.....what else you want?????

PLACID= place i sit

FLACCID, if something is weak and soft, it should be calm and quiet

play CId one must be calm and composed


(verb) take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property
Synonyms : lift plagiarise
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for plagiarize

Plug(plag) the idea(ia) that arise (ize)from others.

divide it like pla(plan)+gi+arize(arise)...so a plan arises in your mind to steal your friend's notes and show it to your lecturer.

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basically it is derived from Latin plagiare which means to kidnap, to wound..to claim ....kidnap means steal..so STEALING OR KIDNAPPING SOMEONE'S IDEA.

plagiarie = play + guitar + rise -> pritam is rising in bollywood by playing guitar

For all who watched SECRET WINDOW...Depp was accused of plagiarism

Plague and Idea have smthing in common.....they spread!!! Also Plague = Scourge = Bad....So bad ppl steal ideas and spread them Muhahahahahhahhhahah

plagiarize: plag(plague)+i+arize(arise):my friends are very hungry so i have stolen bun from rat cage as we are left with nothing, havent told this to neither rat nor friends, eating that has ARIZEd PLAGue because of I.

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