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reparation

Definition
(noun) compensation (given or received) for an insult or injury
Example Sentence
  • an act for which there is no reparation
Definition
(noun) (usually plural) compensation exacted from a defeated nation by the victors
Example Sentence
  • Germany was unable to pay the reparations demanded after World War I
Definition
(noun) the act of putting something in working order again Definition
(noun) something done or paid in expiation of a wrong
Synonyms : amends
Example Sentence
  • how can I make amends
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compare it with making repairs.i.e compensating for wrong doing

(Repay)-(Ration).. You repay your maid servant for the work it does by giving it your RATION CARD . Please Rate!

reparation : re-pay as a compensation

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paresaan karke ke baad ka muawja..compensation

compensation will b paid 1ly to the ration card

repartee

Definition
(noun) adroitness and cleverness in reply
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rePARTEE, rhymes with party, so think of the party men, i.e. the politicians who are known for giving a CLEVER REPLY when interviewed.

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The students gave a clever reply to the warden to party again in the hostel.

re+partee..partee..sounds like party..... imagine a woman at a party with her cleverness and adroitness in her talks fetches everyone's attention towards her.

Imagine that you have scheduled your GRE after a week and your friends are forcing u 2 come for a party...you have to think of a quick intelligent reply !

Wit has two forms: quip and repartee. Funnily, quip is NOT quick and repartee is quick.

RETORT + wiTTY = REPARTEE

REP(reply)+ARTEE(artfully means cleverly)........a person who reply artfully..repartee

reporters shall be really good at what???

repercussion

Definition
(noun) a remote or indirect consequence of some action
Synonyms : reverberation
Example Sentence
  • his declaration had unforeseen repercussions
  • reverberations of the market crash were felt years later
Definition
(noun) a movement back from an impact
Synonyms : backlash rebound recoil
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very simple !! concentrate on CUSSION(I mean cushions) ... cushions itne soft hote hai ..bouncy bouncy (rebound property)...similarly reperCUSSION --> rebound

Re(BACK AGAIN)+per+cussion(… CUSHIONS) ... cushions are so soft that whenever we sit on them (CUSHIONS PAR) we bounce BACK AGAIN and again i.e REBOUND

Dis'cussion' on reper'cussions' of World war II.

rhymes with "recursion",....remember in C language...recursionmeans a function which calls itself....relate it here....while the process of clling a function ...it is "rebounded" in b/w two flowerbraces.smtng "reacn" tkes plce der

repertoire

Definition
(noun) the entire range of skills or aptitudes or devices used in a particular field or occupation
Synonyms : repertory
Example Sentence
  • the repertory of the supposed feats of mesmerism
  • has a large repertory of dialects and characters
Definition
(noun) a collection of works (plays, songs, operas, ballets) that an artist or company can perform and do perform for short intervals on a regular schedule
Synonyms : repertory
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=REPET (Repeat) + TOIRE (sounds like CHOIR = songs) => so repeat-choir = repeat songs = collection of songs

Repertoire of a rapper

Repertoire of rapper musician

repine

Definition
(verb) express discontent
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Imagine on Christmas, your friend brings pine tree instead of Christmas tree, so you will repine...

re+pine, pine rhymes with wine, so when you are given a wine that is not proper, you will COMPLAIN.

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sounds like whine...

re+PINE is like poking with a pin which is FRETFUL,ANNOYED.

complaining for doing rape...

Repine=reply for pine(poking with pin).Express discontent.

suppose ur given pine juice over n over again (RE), u will complain and fret

Rhymes with REFINE. So we REPINE about something until it is REFINE.

re+fine if ur refined for a same misdeed again you will be sad

Repine is also like "pine" e.g., pining for a cigar, pining for a lover.

Peinlich: 1.uncomfortable 2.mortifying 3.painful 4.embarrassing 5.awkward - (If someone uses the word peinlich in German then they are probably complaining about something.)

replete

Definition
(verb) fill to satisfaction
Synonyms : fill sate satiate
Example Sentence
  • I am sated
Definition
(adj) filled to satisfaction with food or drink
Synonyms : full
Example Sentence
  • a full stomach
Definition
(adj) (followed by `with')deeply filled or permeated
Synonyms : instinct
Example Sentence
  • imbued with the spirit of the Reformation
  • words instinct with love
  • it is replete with misery
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for replete

deplete, complete, replete all relate to the quantity of something. BUT WHAT ABOUT THE WORDS LIKE OBSOLETE etc.???

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replete(like comPLETE)..SO ANYTHING which is COMPLETE is always FULLY FILLED

replete = repeatedly eat

Replete has a close meaning to replenish.

REPLETE is the opposite of DEPLETE.

Replete-(re+plate);when someone asks for re(again) plate and eats that all than he is full.

to be efficient in many ways makes us more happy...

Re + Plate fill your plate with food until satisfaction

reprehensible

Definition
(adj) bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
Example Sentence
  • a criminal waste of talent
  • a deplorable act of violence
  • adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reprehensible

It sounds like opposite of apprehensible and apprehensible sounds like derived from appreciate..so reprehensible is something which is not appreciated.

raping a hen is disgraceful n blameworthy act

Reprehensible ~ Sensible ; A sensible person takes care that his actions are not reprehensible

reprehend: you apprehend (catch) someone who s blameworthy and wanted.

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re+prehen(d)..means to grab....+s+ible..(sounds like able)...so think of A DACOIT who is able to GRAB ALL the property of poor people.. so he is blameworthy for this condition of people..he deserves blame for everything that these people are facing t

An un-responsible person's actions are always blame deserving.

Reprehensible <-> Re+Prehensile : If you mod an already prehensile(adapted for gripping)body with another one, you are wasting resources.. You are liable to deserve blame.

reprehensible = representing an apprehensive feeling or represent a tense feeling of condemnation or reproach

reprieve

Definition
(noun) a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
Synonyms : respite
Definition
(noun) an interruption in the intensity or amount of something Definition
(noun) a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence) Definition
(noun) the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
Synonyms : respite
Definition
(verb) postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
Synonyms : respite
Definition
(verb) relieve temporarily
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reprieve

sounds like relieve and means the same

reprieve rhymes with deprive, when you are deprived of energy you will take a break

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re+pri(fri)+eve-on d eve of gud FRIday punishment to all d prisoners are postponed or cancelled

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