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ravenous

Definition
(adj) extremely hungry
Example Sentence
  • they were tired and famished for food and sleep
  • a ravenous boy
  • the family was starved and ragged
  • fell into the esurient embrance of a predatory enemy
Definition
(adj) devouring or craving food in great quantities
Example Sentence
  • edacious vultures
  • a rapacious appetite
  • ravenous as wolves
  • voracious sharks
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sounds like RAVAN.. we can understand how hungry one would get to feed his 10 heads.

Sounds like "revenues". Everyone is extremely hungry about it :)

add a 'c' it becomes crave+nous...extremely hungry

Everybody knows raven? So ravenous...

rebuff

Definition
(noun) a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
Synonyms : slight
Definition
(noun) an instance of driving away or warding off
Synonyms : repulse snub
Definition
(verb) reject outright and bluntly
Synonyms : repel snub
Example Sentence
  • She snubbed his proposal
Definition
(verb) force or drive back
Example Sentence
  • repel the attacker
  • fight off the onslaught
  • rebuff the attack
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re (reject) + buff (bluff) -> you will reject/snub/beat back what a bluff (person who pretends or lies) says !

re+buff(buffalo)....so when your buffalo..hits you.. and you beat it.... My Buffalo did it ones with Me hahahah ;)

a BUFFER is used to block or repel.

when a bluff person calls u u reply very bluntly

reBUFF>>sayin a girl that she is a BUFFalo means u r snubbing and insulting her!!!!!!not gud for u :)

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Rebuff=Re(reply)+puff(food) snub that he cannot talk again.

A dog Rejected a stranger entry by barking "wuff wuff"

if some1s bluff is caught, and he bluffs again then it a rebuff and u will reject it pretty bluntly

rebuke

Definition
(noun) an act or expression of criticism and censure
Example Sentence
  • he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face
Definition
(verb) censure severely or angrily
Example Sentence
  • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
  • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
  • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup
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sounds like REEBOK.....u'll SCOLD HARSHLY n CRITICIZE SEVERELY ur servant as he has spoiled ur reebok shoes..

rebuke~'Angry Duke';An angrly duke will scold badly or criticize badly

rebike ~ re-puke. puking is a disgusting form of criticizing. you are re-puking. that is criticizing sharply. hence rebuke.

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rebuke concentrate on BUK....when ANGRY u keep buk buk[NEGATIVE] and dont allow others to speak.

rebuke = rebok shoes se peetna, not actually, but literally, itna jada scold karna !!

Rebuke sounds like dispute which means an argument so at arguments, you criticize other people

if someone wears my Reebok(brand) shoes, i rebuke(reprimand) him

Book (file criminal charges) some one for his reply

after taking full meal u feel re (again) buke(empty stomach) so the owner of the hotel severly criticize his worker.

Rebuke for using Nuke weopons

recalcitrant

Definition
(adj) stubbornly resistant to authority or control
Synonyms : fractious refractory
Example Sentence
  • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness
  • a refractory child
Definition
(adj) marked by stubborn resistance to authority
Example Sentence
  • the University suspended the most recalcitrant demonstrators
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recalcitrant

re+calcit(looks like calcite)+rant...as we know calcite is a hard mineral found in calcium carbonate which forms the major part of rocks, chalk and marble, is hard to break and likewise a recalcitrant person is also stubborn.

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re+calci(calculator->calculate)+trant....so imagine a person who has made a mistake in calculations using a calci and is unwilling to re-calculate...it shows he is STUBBORN

recalcitant : recall+reluctant..boss asked me to call ad guy again but i didn't obey him,i was reluctant.(unwilling to obey)

recalcitrant= try RECALling CITRic acid from chemistry but it is so STUBBORN not able to recal it...

Think "Recalc it Rant" or someone who does not want to recalculate anything

calcis are not allowed in exams. but imaging a person smuggling them in even though he has been punished before

Real + Ca(Hindi) + Irritant => Recalcitrant. Means those who irritate authority by resisting them again and again

and any one who resist to authority is consisdered as disobedient person

Rec And Al are two shitting(Cit) ant and rat(Rant) and are difficult to control and manage,and they are stubborn too

recalcitrant = recal(recall)+ cit(site) + rant(rent); need recall to please the minister over telephone to get the site in rent as he is stubborn in any matter wants proper clarification.

reluctant to sit

recant

Definition
(verb) formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
Example Sentence
  • He retracted his earlier statements about his religion
  • She abjured her beliefs
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RE (again) + CANT (cannot) = "I have told you this AGAIN and AGAIN, it CANNOT be done, it has been REJECTED."

re + chant(sing): singing/telling again. what?? telling what i told earlier is wrong wrong!!

re+cant telling that it cant which means it is wrong and DISAVOWED, DISCLAIMED

RECANT = when you REspond i CAN´T say it again, you're recanting what you've said before.

recant means to publicly take back. DECANT means to pour out.RECANT means to pour in back..that is to take back and confess.

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RAJANIKANT.....actor....in his movies, when a criminal sees him, the criminal RECANTS after he is injured by RAJNIKANT

When u recant something, u simply cant refrain from recalling and correcting what u said earlier.

when we decant, we make something pure...

RECANT=RECOUNT...when uapply for recount en pass..then already establishedfact that u failed...is put down!!

RECANT=RECOUNT...when uapply for recount en pass..then already establishedfact that u failed...is put down!!

becoz of "cant" i.e military pressure this cant be done or formaly rejected

As Decant is to empty.. similarly recant is to fill back again .. or we may say that we are taking in wht was decanted before..

Re+cant=Reet(hindu religious law) cant be accepted.So i reject it.

Re earlier said he Wreck Ant but now Re can't??

recapitulate

Definition
(verb) summarize briefly
Synonyms : recap
Example Sentence
  • Let's recapitulate the main ideas
Definition
(verb) repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life Definition
(verb) repeat an earlier theme of a composition
Synonyms : repeat reprise reprize
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recapitulate

sounds like recap....if you have noticed , whenever you watch a serial ,before it starts they always give the recap of what happened the previous day,..in other words they repeat what already has been shown but in a concise form.

recidivism

Definition
(noun) habitual relapse into crime
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recidivism

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=re (back to) + CID (crime investigation department) = back to crime

re+CIDIVISM consider the second part, if you see suicide,homicide etc all will end up with cide which is bad, CRIME

re- "back" + cidivism......cid/cad=I fall)....falling back.....to something..again..or reoccurring......so recidivism... is the act of a person repeating an undesirable behavior..nothing but habitual relapse of crime.

recidivism = recidi (recede) + divism -> prism -> prison ... a phenomenon that does not allow to recede(pull bak) from goin to prison

Racism is the crime

Racism is a crime and no matter how much you punish, it always keeps coming back to the criminal.

RACE+DIVISIM.....people who divide people on the basis of race relapse into racedivism

Recidivist was pirating CD’s (RE ) again

Recidivist was pirating CD’s (RE ) again

When your dick is way too big for a mouth or pussy, and when you hate this websites lack of words. And restarted ads (like fucking jack in the box jumbo jack!

recluse

Definition
(noun) one who lives in solitude Definition
(adj) withdrawn from society; seeking solitude
Synonyms : reclusive withdrawn
Example Sentence
  • lived an unsocial reclusive life
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for recluse

re+close . Closed=hermit

recLUSE : read luse as lose ; if u lose in any game u like to live alone

sounds like seclude

You get in a car WRECK and LOSE your teeth. You're so embarassed you hide in your house and never come out again.

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RE(retreat)+CLUSE(close)- Retreat from being close to people.

snds like let loose-so let loose from society

re+CLUSE if you consider the second part which sounds as clues which are ISOLATED,LONE away from our eyes.

sounds like reckless/....so a reckless person lives lonely

sounds like exclude..

sounds like reh+loose---live alone

really+closed...shut from the outside world

If u lose any game and say it s a record lose, then u like to live alone and avoid people.

RE+CLUSE Concentrateing on ecluse=excluse(exclusive)....which means sth different from others

Ree couldnt get a CLUE. true, she LOSE the game of love. now Ree live alone. hermit status, all day everyday. sad ta say.

re(remain)+ close

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