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rickety

Definition
(adj) inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
Synonyms : shaky wobbly wonky
Example Sentence
  • a rickety table
  • a wobbly chair with shaky legs
  • the ladder felt a little wobbly
  • the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky
Definition
(adj) affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets
Synonyms : rachitic
Example Sentence
  • rickety limbs and joints
  • a rachitic patient
Definition
(adj) lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
Example Sentence
  • a feeble old woman
  • her body looked sapless
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ricket is disease caused due to lack of vit D ,bones become weak.....so can collapse...similarly rickety collapsing state

rockets go up Vs rickets fall down.

Rickety:Wickety. Wickets always fall down

rococo

Definition
(noun) fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century Definition
(adj) having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation
Example Sentence
  • an exquisite gilded rococo mirror
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rococo

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ro(w)+coco- you arrange and decorate coconuts in a row.

rococo reminds me of Hawaiian ladies with their coconut decoration around the waist and sometimes the neck.

...Remember the higly ornate coco bongo club in the mask movie n cartoons that everyone wishes to go to????!!!

rotund

Definition
(adj) spherical in shape Definition
(adj) (of sounds) full and rich
Example Sentence
  • orotund tones
  • the rotund and reverberating phrase
  • pear-shaped vowels
Definition
(adj) excessively fat
Synonyms : corpulent obese weighty
Example Sentence
  • a weighty man
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rotund

remove the "t" in the word.

If you eat ROTi & UNDa(egg) routinely, you become rotund.

Rotund- It seems similar to "TONDU" (in hindi a fat person)...thus rotund is a fat person..

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Rotund seems like roto, which is rounded part that rotates in machines

rotundity

Definition
(noun) the roundness of a 3-dimensional object Definition
(noun) the fullness of a tone of voice
Synonyms : roundness
Example Sentence
  • there is a musky roundness to his wordiness
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rotundity

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rotund = round

sounds lile ROTI in hindi and is usually round in shape

a girl who is ROnTU will have soreness in speech

INFERNAL= smthing that is inferior like hell INFERiorAL

rubberneck

Definition
(noun) a tourist who is visiting sights of interest Definition
(noun) a person who stares inquisitively
Synonyms : rubbernecker
Definition
(verb) strain to watch; stare curiously
Example Sentence
  • The cars slowed down and the drivers rubbernecked after the accident

rudimentary

Definition
(adj) being or involving basic facts or principles
Synonyms : fundamental underlying
Example Sentence
  • the fundamental laws of the universe
  • a fundamental incomatibility between them
  • these rudimentary truths
  • underlying principles
Definition
(adj) being in the earliest stages of development
Example Sentence
  • rudimentary plans
Definition
(adj) not fully developed in mature animals
Synonyms : vestigial
Example Sentence
  • rudimentary wings
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rudimentary

sedimentary=rudimentary.....sedimentary rock are used in the base or foundation of a building...hence rudimentary means basic or fundamental !!!!!!!

kids in elementry schools are rudimentary

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CRUDE-i-mentary. somethin rudimentary is crude and elementary

sound like RUDE+MEN so rude men never developed becoz they are lacking of elementary or fundamental principals.....hope it helps...

rudimentary=crude+fundamental.

rudimentary(rude+mentaring):there is a person who was always rude and people had dislike towards him, after i had started mentoring him,has improved,so now he is in his INITIAL DEVELOPMENTAL STAGE of learning,behaving with manners

ruminate

Definition
(verb) chew the cuds
Example Sentence
  • cows ruminate
Definition
(verb) reflect deeply on a subject
Example Sentence
  • I mulled over the events of the afternoon
  • philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years
  • The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ruminate

if in ROOMS of hostel there is interNET, we will start to think(mull over)

Roaming-at:means ur mind is roaming. ruminate = roam-in-it. "I just had a wonderful party, but I dont want my mind to roam-in-it for too long, for i have to study for GRE"

my RUMmy ATE my food, u gotta think over what you can do

split it as RUM+I+ATE...si i ate rum and kept PONDERING and BROODING about it

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Ruminate and Meditate rhyme.....

RUM+i+ate- so after drinking lots rum and eating most ppl start to ruminate abt there X-gf/bf's

rum+in+ate—when we sin IN RUM(room) alone, we think deeply

rum i ate: u drank rum and ate toasted octopus (which u have to chew over and over again ^^)

sounds like masticate which means chewing

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rummage

Definition
(noun) a jumble of things to be given away Definition
(noun) a thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion)
Synonyms : ransacking
Example Sentence
  • he gave the attic a good rummage but couldn't find his skis
Definition
(verb) search haphazardly
Example Sentence
  • We rummaged through the drawers
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rummage

if yu drink RUM at small age then definetlty yu loose yur way to home and yu have to SEARCH SEARCH SEARCH now

RUMMAGE rhymes with PILLAGE meaning PLUNDERING and RANSACK

rum+mage.......after driniking RUM....ramiz ransaked the maize field

In a MAZE U have to Repeatedly thoroughly search for the exit.

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The drunkard's last bottle of RUM fell in the GARBAGE, so he rummaged through the garbage to find his bottle. :D

rum+mage.......after driniking RUM....ramiz ransaked the maize field

its like a police rading some underAGE kids, for rum

rummage: Rum+Mate when a guy want to drink rum, he first needs to find a mate, or someone to drinks with him.

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