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aspersion

Definition
(noun) a disparaging remark
Synonyms : slur
Example Sentence
  • in the 19th century any reference to female sexuality was considered a vile aspersion
  • it is difficult for a woman to understand a man's sensitivity to any slur on his virility
Definition
(noun) an abusive attack on a person's character or good name Definition
(noun) the act of sprinkling water in baptism (rare)
Synonyms : sprinkling
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for aspersion

Sounds like ass-person, if you defame someone you make them look like an ass. <br><br> Another way to the say the same thing: <br> Make a person look like an ass by defaming them.

As + persion ~ Ass + person; calling someone As(s)pers[i]on means passing slanderous remark

If you want to slander a person you say ASS to a PERSON

assiduous

Definition
(adj) marked by care and persistent effort
Synonyms : sedulous
Example Sentence
  • her assiduous attempts to learn French
  • assiduous research
  • sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for assiduous

assiduous+ass+in+the+dust.a donkey working hard in the dust.meaning hard working or industrious or diligent

if u get "assi" i.e 80%, u sure r a hardworkin nd ASSIduous :P

as+Siduo+us: If you know the meaning of Sedulous, which means diligentm, hardworking. One can find the same word in Assiduous too. AS+SEDUOL+OUS. ASS is also a trigger, Hardworking as an ASS or a donkey

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Ass is donkey and donkey is hardworking.

if u get "assi" i.e 80% u Sure r hardworkin and ASSIduous

assiduous= "as i am doing" persistant effort to master Vocab

diligent assitant

You hope your ASSIstant will work as ASSIDUOUSLY as an ASS.

when u handle Acid then u show constant and careful attention

ass dual: like working your ass off,hardworking ,diligent,sedulous

I will add to logic87, that acid means vigorous, so doing work vigorously ....

assi + duous >> assi (in hindi 80), u do work with 80% efficiency.. means u r hardworking

ass+i+do i work like an ass i.e. i am hard working

dont know why does everyone use the word ASS for alll words,,as there are many words starting from that it leads to confusion..wake up guys

sounds like ACID..acid must be handled with care and effort!

spell it as assi dus so assi (80) + dus(10) - 90.. to get 90 % u hav to work hard!!

assuage

Definition
(verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
Example Sentence
  • She managed to mollify the angry customer
Definition
(verb) satisfy (thirst)
Synonyms : allay quench slake
Example Sentence
  • The cold water quenched his thirst
Definition
(verb) provide physical relief, as from pain
Example Sentence
  • This pill will relieve your headaches
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for assuage

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ass-usage in the toilet gives huge relief

ass means donkey... donkey's usage give huge relief from carrying loads

a+sewage provides the relief ;) hope u get it

assuage .....sounds like AT YOUR AGE. imagine a nurse is ASSUAGING a 70 year old PATIENT and saying "AT YOUR AGE you should take some rest"

"as u (you) age ~ grow old" your excitement temper etc come down

assuage>as+u+age.. The PAIN of your son's death will REDUCE in future as you age(become older)

hey angel.. think of assuage as ass+usage (while we do potty). we do feel relieved and satisfied right.

when somebody gives massage we feel relief and satisfied..keep it simple silly:)

As Sewage- released waste is no waste in your house. Yey! What a relief.

assuage: asoooage :: soothing

It sounds similar like Sausage ...So when you eat sausage u feel relief.

it must be assured that aging people get assuage

ass + usage >>> ass usage is to sit on it... it provides relief from pain by providing cushion to our body..

assuage

We tend to feel "less pain" in our "ass" as we "age". <b>assuage = to lessen the pain</b>

astute

Definition
(adj) marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
Synonyms : sharp shrewd
Example Sentence
  • a smart businessman
  • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease
  • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for astute

A(MEANS NOT)+STU(STUPID)..well think of someone who is NOT STUPID,MEANS he is very WISE ,AND INTELLIGENT.

Sounds like statue. some politicians are wise and shrewd to built their own statues. they clearly see the advantage.

It an also b remembered by ACUTE, that has the same meaning, sharp,shrewd.

US+TUTE(teach)...when you ask someone to teach you, that person must be ASTUTE i.e having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one's advantage...

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astute=ASs+CHUT someone who uses both efficiently is an astute

a + statue.. Mayawati installing so many of her statues.. she is really a wise and astute politician..

Astute read it as "A salute i.e. to get a salute for your efforts, you need to be shrewd, wise & sharp.

a stute ~ a status; to reach high status you has to be sharp and shrewd.

sounds like PROSTITUTE! they will b sharp enough ! ...to attract customers ;)

asunder

Definition
(adj) widely separated especially in space
Example Sentence
  • as wide asunder as pole from pole
Definition
(adv) into parts or pieces
Synonyms : apart
Example Sentence
  • he took his father's watch apart
  • split apart
  • torn asunder
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for asunder

When u sit on something, as it is UNDER ur ASS it breaks apart due to pressure (ASUNDER> ASS+UNDER)

Entry of a + sunder(beautiful) girl can break boys hearts.

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UNDER your ASs ur body is DIVIDED into 2 parts into legs

Asunder reminds me the word Thunder. The result of thunder is everything breaks apart into many parts. In the same way Asunder means into parts, apart

if u remember this statement, famous one, "Under and apart "...im sure u can remember it...

itne SUNDAR watch ko tod diya

a = thunder sunder sound like thunder so it seperates int

remember the word thunder....(loud sound of a thunder broke my ear apart),,,

atone

Definition
(verb) make amends for
Synonyms : aby abye expiate
Example Sentence
  • expiate one's sins
Definition
(verb) turn away from sin or do penitence
Synonyms : repent
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for atone

at+own(one) - he realised his mistake 'at' his 'own' and wanted to make amends for it..

remember in the movie "king" brahmanandam scolds trisha AH TONE enti,later he AMENDS his words after nagarjuna beats him up! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! don't give mnemonics using stupid tamil (or what so ever those may be ) movies !!

atone ~ at stone; imagine someone throws a stone on (at)someone else and then realizes his mistake. So, he atones.

When u use harsh words for ur girl ,later u REPENT for that before her with A TONE that sounds pleasing

A TONE- u gotta make amends in ur eating habits to tone up ur body..if u are fat

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He ATTAINED moxa by leaving his sins

AT-ON(c)E, your boyfriend is ready to "pay for" you. Also, AT-ON(c)E, u realize your mistakes & "make amendments for" it.

at+one(once) he realized his mistake n wanted to ammend for the same

One puts all the blames AT ONE

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