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cant believe no one thought abt it - TOT - is a baby - always moves unsteadily - abt to fall
Sounds Like Torture.therefore while someone is released after being tortured..he moves unsteadily.
DO+TARAF(side)- people who are on both side are always swaying either side.
TOTTER and SAUNTER are rhyming words which mean, to walk with a limp.
Tod-tod kar chalna - means not walking smoothly.. Ladkhada kar chalna
Sounds like globetrotter who travels widely...likewise totter is also to move unsteadily..
DODDERING mean SHAKY or INFIRM.. which is same as tottering
tot means disconnected. ter means wire. Some wire is disconnected so it is in unstable state.
tout: shout to promote (to publicly praise or promote)
improve the previous mnemonic...imagine a stout person praising his muscles
tout= t + out tell it out...this process is called promoting or advertising
Imagine a person selling advise about when "Tendulkar" will be "OUT" for betting on how many runs he will score
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tout=Tendulkar OUT!!!....according to the review system tendulkar was not out but the umpire gave him out....the indian media PUBLICISED this issue too much afterwards....:D
We have to bet on Stout persons in sumo, in order to win
An agent who annoy customers especially with persistent requests
if some1 pawns u wid scout. u must praise him
imagine a stout person who touts
A TOUT or an AGENT - someone who operates as a middleman or a negotiator.
tout - stout it up and shout it out
Shout and Tell it OUT.
the snout saleslady must tout her product in order to get it sold in an unfamiliar market.
You tout; I pout.
producers approach advertiser to tout their product...
TRADUCE - TO + REDUCE someone's good image, to slander or defame.
to TRY to REDUCE someone's image with words.
t+raduce- raduce sounds like reduce ..so someone who is fond of tea traduces if t(ea) is reduced
TRADITION+INTRODUCE = introduce some1 to the tradition of slandering(speaking unfavourably about)
source:Mnemonicsgurji traduce can be split as tennis + duece ( i know its farfetched but.. ) So a player on the wrong side of the decision swears at teh umpire Thus traduce=slander
traduce - TREAD + ABUSE = tread on one's good image and abuse it
Well u must all be familiar with transducer. Never converts energy. But always reduced in form of heat which is dissipated …hence reduced
traduce = try to reduce, i.e they are trying to reduce your position.
TRAMPLE and CRUMPLE are rhyming words having the same meaning i.e to destroy something harshly by treading on it repeatedly.
tranQUILL ==> PILL . we take pills to reduce our tensions and become calm.
TRANQUILITY and SERENITY have a similar sound and meaning. The words mean, in a state of peace and quiet.
related to transquillisers and by using transquilliser the animal becomes quiet and peaceful and doesnot disturb us
tranquillity= transform+quiet i.e. transform to quiet which is calmness, peace
Trans + aggression....imagine the army of Pakistan aggressively crossing the Line of Control (LOC) and hence violating the law trans(=across) border.
take it this way..train aggression ..so aggression in train is against the law!!!
TRANSGRESSION and VIOLATION are similar sounding words which mean, to break a rule or law.
when u TRANSCRIBE it is TRANSGRESSION
train on grass;so violating law or going beyond boundary as train should be on tracks not on grass
In some countries, there's a sign that says:"aggregation of transsexuals is illegal"
Travel+rail....when you travel a long distance in a railway full of people you suffer from travail....
travail is work in french hence hard work
TRAVAIL or STRAIN - hard manual labour, stressful work.
travail ~ travel - If want to get a chance to travel overseas, you have to travail in your company.
trav+ail= ail as in ailment..which is painful.
Once the traVAIL was lifted in marriage, she had a painful childbirth
Tough(T) + Real(R) + And(a) + Vast(Va) + In(I) + Labour(L)
Travail = travel + ail; Become ail after travel.
Travesty looks like transvestite (a man dressed as a woman) and hence basically a humorous caricature of a woman.
rem TRAVESTY=TARA+AVASTY. TARA AVASTY is a female mimic who is involved in travesty of actors
travesty = trans + vest... change in clothes.. imitation but a poor one
TRAVESTY is a MOCKERY or an absurd or distorted imitation of the original.
travesty - tra or trans + vest + y - trans means across or over or beyond, vest means to dress , so travesty means the act of dressing up an event over or beyond it..by being humourous, satirical etc.
A caricature of John Travolta in vest.