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(verb) weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
Synonyms : rarefy
(verb) become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude Definition
(adj) reduced in strength
Example Sentence
  • the faded tones of an old recording
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for attenuate

If tenu(=you) eat(ate) less you will attenuate

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AT+TEN+YOU+ATE(gutkha,drugs)....if at the age of ten you start eating gutkha,drugs, you will become weaker day by day and will waste your life....

attenuate...A+tenu(TEND)+ate(past form of eat,eaten(P.P))..well if bacteria TEND TO EAT (degrade)your body,that is A indication of your weak IMMUNE SYSTEM.

attenuate ~ at ten + you + ate; if you will eat only at 10 PM (once in a day), you will attenuate.

attenuate=attention+u+(h)ate ==>> if nobody give attention to you and every body hates you, you'll be weakened


(adj) invulnerable to fear or intimidation
Example Sentence
  • audacious explorers
  • fearless reporters and photographers
  • intrepid pioneers
(adj) unrestrained by convention or propriety
Example Sentence
  • an audacious trick to pull
  • a barefaced hypocrite
  • the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim
  • bald-faced lies
  • brazen arrogance
  • the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress
(adj) disposed to venture or take risks
Example Sentence
  • audacious visions of the total conquest of space
  • an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
  • the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
  • a venturesome investor
  • a venturous spirit
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for audacious

audacious..auda(AUDIBLE)....IF YOU WANT to be audible to millions of people you have to be very daring and bold ,to go to the stage and deliver your message.

it sounds like "how dare she is(audacious)"i.e au(how)da(dare)c(she)ious(is)..so it is daring

when you go for some audition you need to be bold and daring.

When someone 'has the audacity' to do something, they have the nerve aka courage

There is audition going on for India Idol 4 in Delhi, versatile judges will select you so you shud have enough courage to face them at audition (audacious)

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he heard (aud - from audio) that it would be viscous so he came quickly

MEN are always ACUrrate. Right?


(noun) an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
Example Sentence
  • he hoped it was an augury
  • it was a sign from God
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for augury

Augury.... Augur..... Sounds like Eager. We are always eager to know whats written in our future... so...

augury..think it to be aug(aag i.e fire in HINDI) +u +ary(HARRY)..u got a prophecy that u will b in fire along with harry,,,

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aagey aa rahi events

augury- its like AUG+gURU-remember it as ...aug is the month of tht event tht guruji pridicted(prophecy) !

AUGury - ETS has given us an AUGury about the GRE pattern changing in AUGust 2011

aao+ gori aao goriyon tumhara IPL mein as acheerleader selection karna hai indicating ipl is coming soon

AUGURY sounds like HARRY....we know in harry it ends wit prophecy saying

AUGURY = SAINT AUGUSTINE. Saints receive signs (auguries) from God.

think of it as"aagey kya hoga rey".... augury

An Ugly Gory( white female) in land of colored people ~bad omen LOL...

gury-replace u by o..so gory...gory means somthing ghostly..

Augury: Ogury: OMEN

Augury: Ogury: OMEN

Augury : Aug (August) + ur (your) + y (day); 1st day of coming August some great things will happen.

aag on an island ..... which indicates that a person is there


con (with) tension


whenever i c a gory(cute)i am always sure she is the one :|


(noun) the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
Synonyms : corona
(noun) an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for aureole

aurora+hole,aurora refers to star which is bright and hole refers to round shape,aureole refers t bright hole around a saint

AUREOLE= OUTER+HOLE so if thr is a hole outside the light comes in think of solar eclipse (Diamond ring)

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air + hole : sun corona rare hole : halo

think of LORD BUDDHA .. the bright sunlike light behind him is an AUREOLE . ie. the sun's corona

those who have aura --> there is a hole(circle)ard their head and that is known as auerole


IN Chemistry AURUM element is nothing but gold.


(adj) severely simple
Synonyms : severe stark stern
Example Sentence
  • a stark interior
(adj) of a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect
Synonyms : stern
Example Sentence
  • an austere expression
  • a stern face
(adj) practicing great self-denial
Example Sentence
  • Be systematically ascetic...do...something for no other reason than that you would rather not do it
  • a desert nomad's austere life
  • a spartan diet
  • a spartan existence
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for austere

AUS-australia TERE-tear(sorrow). like the recent beatings of Australians in INDIA. so one should deny oneself from going there

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austere sounds like severe which it means

remember austin? I mean STONE COLD steve austin. he was harsh , severe and stern

(in Hindi language) Austere = A(hindi, means NO) + Ustere = A + USTARA(Hindi, Knife) = No+Ustrara => Aaj ke jamane me one without Ustara, it means he is SEVERLY SIMPLE

auSTERe....connect it with stern

AUS-australia TERE-tear(sorrow). like the recent beatings of Australians in INDIA. so one should deny oneself from going there

Austere = I steer away (from)

Aus=out Tere=tear with strength (not water) Tearing out from your desires-self denials.

austere ( tear are so simple without any decorations and they are filled with emotion

Aunts' Tears: When his AUnts saw his rigorously self-disciplined lifestyle, they alll bursted into TEARS.

a+us+tere—USne TERE pyar ke liye sab chod diya and led a SIMPLE LIFE WITHOUT COMFORTS

a+us(usne)+tere pyaar me khana pina chod diya hai


(noun) reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins) Definition
(noun) extreme greed for material wealth
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for avarice

avarice- a + very + rich > a strong greed to be 'a very rich' person.

a+varice..varice...sounds like hindi word waris..and now imagine a greedy member of a family who kills the patriarch for his wealth...so that he can become the family's waris.

AVA+RICE..here A is coming 2 TIMES....means a person who wants RICE 2 times has GREED.....

a+varice..varice...sounds like hindi word waris..and now imagine a family where a greedy member of family kills the patriarch to obtain his wealth...so that he can become a waris of family's wealth

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A VAsmati RICE.dnt greed for a meal of VAsmati RICE.have normal rice

Focus on Rice Part and relate to it the business man who stocks rice for more profit and thus become avarice

avarice=(ava+rice)if its limited rice then everyone are greedy in sharing rice..

remember "yava" (greed)in Telugu "rice". yavarice means greed

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