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reprimand

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) rebuke formally
Synonyms : censure criminate
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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reprimand

Rep+rimand(Remand) when police take remand of someone,,they Scold them harshly (Strong rebuke)

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mand refers to an order. <br> mandatory => maintained by an order <br> reprimand => reprove by order <br> command => Ask by order <br>

Rape + Remand that means Official rebuke by police

If you keep commanding, bossing on your peers you will be reprimanded someday by them !

Prem->Rape->Remand that means Official remand

After consuming the meal we ate, Amelia rated Its overall quality, saying it might be ameliorated If dusted with imported Parmesan, freshly grated And by having the entrée more attractively plated. JBG 12/27/10

reproach

Definition
(noun) a mild rebuke or criticism
Example Sentence
  • words of reproach
Definition
(noun) disgrace or shame
Example Sentence
  • he brought reproach upon his family
Definition
(verb) express criticism towards
Synonyms : upbraid
Example Sentence
  • The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reproach

divide it as re(again..)+proach(..approach).. you ask someone to APPROACH AGAIN & AGAIN since you DISAPPROVE OF HIS WORK..(eg during submissions)

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If u see a cockRROACH, u express disapproval!

RE + POACH (killing animals).. Sallu (Salman Khan) is killing Chinkara again and again. You express DISAPPROVAL and DISSAPOINTMENT. He is a total disgrace or shame to INDIA

you REPrimand someone for bringing a ROACH into the house

when you are rejected by a gal., and you approach again and again, she'll disapprove oly. gals are head weighted.

re(AGAIN..)+proach(..APPROACH).. we APPROACH our project professor AGAIN & AGAIN..to get valuable suggestions so that nobody EXPRESS DISAPPOINTMENT or BLAME our project during project’s presentation

why do u reproach to someone because dey SCOLDED u

somebody is approaching you again and again because he has to blame you

Coach reproach the cricket team for bad performance.

reproach->Approach.If you have approach for a post in MNC,you are not going to be selected.Not only that they will scold you for doing such type of immoral work.

If u appROACH again and again.. He may get DISAPPOINTED.

sounds like re+poaching-poaching means smuggling ie.illegal.....so if u r poaching again and again =>u will be criticised

to repoach would gain reproach (especially if poaching a roach)

A sales REP was criticized when she brought her pet ROACH to the store with her.

reprobate

Definition
(noun) a person without moral scruples
Synonyms : miscreant
Definition
(verb) reject (documents) as invalid Definition
(verb) abandon to eternal damnation
Example Sentence
  • God reprobated the unrepenting sinner
Definition
(verb) express strong disapproval of
Example Sentence
  • We condemn the racism in South Africa
  • These ideas were reprobated
Definition
(adj) deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good
Example Sentence
  • depraved criminals
  • a perverted sense of loyalty
  • the reprobate conduct of a gambling aristocrat
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for reprobate

reprobate: rep(repeatedly)+rob+ate.. a person who again and again robs other peoples food and eats it up has no moral values.

reprobate is a person who has no probity

rape+rob+ate...change ate to eat...a person does unscrupulous things like this...hardened in sin..rep-rob-ate

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one "reinstated in probation". i.e., morally corrupt person.

rep + pro + bait = he is a repeated "pro" or "professional" in baiting or luring others immorally

re-probate: Even after REpeated PROBATions, he remained a MORALLY CORRUPT PERSON!

repudiate

Definition
(verb) cast off
Synonyms : disown renounce
Example Sentence
  • She renounced her husband
  • The parents repudiated their son
Definition
(verb) refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid
Example Sentence
  • The woman repudiated the divorce settlement
Definition
(verb) refuse to recognize or pay
Example Sentence
  • repudiate a debt
Definition
(verb) reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust
Example Sentence
  • She repudiated the accusations
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for repudiate

he ate the PUDDING AGAIN.. When his mother asked him if he ate the pudding, he tried to REPUDIATE (deny eating it)... :)

re(reject....)+pudi...(pudding..a sweet dish given after meal)...ate......past participle of eat.....well anyone who reject to eat a cake pudding

repud(refused)+iate(to eat) = refused to take anymore or acknowledge

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divide this word into repud(sounds simillar to repute....reputation)+iate....sounds like eat...eaten(past parciple).........eaten...means decrease..in sth.....and when reputation decreases ?when you get invove in doing bad things....so to save your r

REPUTATION+ATE....in hindi cinema if you marry a girl not belonging to your religion,class,....the father says you ate my reputation and you are not my son from now....hence the father DISOWNS his son....

i was giving him his reputation, ( repu dia) but he only refused or repudiated !! wat can i do

Repudiate:Repu(means tomorrow in Telugu)+Diate(Date),so one boy asked the girl weather she comes for the Date(Diate) Tomorrow(Repu),the girl refused to come....she rejected,disclaim,deny,not accepted.....

The woman refuted the divorce settlement.

REPUtation + ATE

refused to ate

repudiate ~ refuse ~ reject

repudiate : refuse a hot date because she's not true,reasonable.

REPUDIATE...refused that I ate the pudding..or I repudiated the date proposal of a reputed girl

refuse to eat pudding

repudiation = reput (reputation) + i + ate; The reputation of family i have ate so nobody will accept me in my family.

REPUdiate here in Telugu REPU means doing tommorrow that means today he is refusing to do the work

rep..+ate i REfUSE that i ATE the ... =i do not accept

Repu+De.. apne boss ko Repu de warna he will Reject u or refuse to give u promotion.

Think "pew" which in American means to stink

re(REFUSED....)+pudi...(PUDDING..)+ate…….he REFUSED/DENIED to eat PUDDING coz of vomiting

(Sound like) Repeat + It... ie rejecting

repudiate: re - POOH POOH it as DIEd and done and eaten away

REPUtationDIviATE - sounds like Reputation+Deviate. to 'deviate' from a shameful fact to save ones 'reputation'.

Repudiate: Repu(reputation) daav par lag gayi hai uss idiot (diate) ki, jabse usse gharwalo ne disown kiya hai

Reputation at stake! Deny all knowledge!

Repudiate/Re-pyo-diate/ Re-Rejected, pyo-poop, diate-date/ When he saw his blind "date" eating turtle "poop", he "rejected" that disgusting woman.

repugnance

Definition
(noun) intense aversion Definition
(noun) the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
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re and pugna(pugnacious). well pugnacious means war-like. people indulge in war wen they extremesly dislike each other.

pungent

RE(again)if u give ur PUG the same FOOD it will HATE DISTATE LOATHE

requiem

Definition
(noun) a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person Definition
(noun) a musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead Definition
(noun) a Mass celebrated for the dead
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for requiem

requiem = re (recite) + quie (quiet) + m (man); means recite for a quiet/dead man.

Requiem for the queen who died in a car accident

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requiem = require + him... On the mass, they are missing the deceased.

rescind

Definition
(verb) cancel officially
Example Sentence
  • He revoked the ban on smoking
  • lift an embargo
  • vacate a death sentence
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rescind reminds us of "resign", where resign is to cancel your appointment and rescind is to cancel an agreement.

chodd na RESEND kon karega cancel kar de

rescind sounds like resend. So you cancel and an official doc and resend for correction.

Rescind sounds like RESEND...i.e.when previous file transfer got CANCELED/INVALIDATED we ask to resend.

resend the ' removed deleted canceled ' files

ReScind : Scindias still have power to officially cancel contracts ..

resilient

Definition
(adj) recovering readily from adversity, depression, or the like Definition
(adj) elastic; rebounds readily
Synonyms : bouncy live lively springy
Example Sentence
  • clean bouncy hair
  • a lively tennis ball
  • as resilient as seasoned hickory
  • springy turf
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for resilient

Resilient=RE(recover)+ EASILY+BENT. So, RESILIENT means something which RECOVERS EASILY when BENT.

re"SEAL"ient...sounds as in M SEAL"ient...which can be elastic and easily bent...hahahah

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re + silent >>> when teacher makes small kids silent, they again make noise... ie they BOUNCE BACK WITH noise.. or rebellions sounding >>> rebellions BOUNCE BACK after they are curbed and that too again n again.

RESILIENt sounds like BRAZILIAN. Remember Brazilians dace moves , they bend; flexibility !!

"See how Lenient"...flexible..easily bent..

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