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adroit

Definition
(adj) quick or skillful or adept in action or thought
Example Sentence
  • an exceptionally adroit pianist
  • an adroit technician
  • his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers
  • an adroit negotiator
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Remember with Detroit which is famous for its motorcycles,which are made by able, adept, artful, brainy, canny, clever, cunning, deft, dexterous, dextrous, expert, facile, finished, good, handy, ingenious people

Androids are a mix of human and machine, hence they are more dexterous than humans

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adroit ~ a + draw it : sounds like draw. for drawing something you must be skillful.

if u wanna dro.. draw something u hav to be adroit.

add draw it adds are drawn by skillful people

adroit sounds like android... so to learn android you must be adroit...

android apps needs clever mind and skillful hands

"Add Right" skills to action & thought

adulation

Definition
(noun) servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for adulation

adult boy flattering with his girlfriend.

add+u+later:she told me that she will add me later in yahoo messenger,so i need to FLATTER her to add me.

adulation ~ ad + u + late; To act in an ad (advertisement) you came late, so producer became furious...in order to cool him u need to FLATTER him.

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adulation: additional congratulations...

ADmiring congratULATIONs = ADULATION.

u get a word lesson sounding like that.. so when a kid doesnt do his lesson homework his mother butters him by saying that she would give him ice cream..so adulation

m: add+you+late---if someone ADD YOU LATE in team, you have to ADMIRE / FLATTER him

adulate: adults + late ,this can be memorise as adults always reaches their gf late,n after that adults flatter them

add u lotion, a girl add lotion to her body,so that she luks gud nd guys admire her beauty...

in a dull nation everyone FLATTERS the best no one works

ad(add) u(you) late(lat)-to get added later in list u have to praise other person i.e flattery

ADULATION<===> चापलूसी (pr. \\chapalusi \\ )[Noun] Example:Syeophants are experts in adulation. ADULATION<===> चाटूक्ति (pr. \\chaTukti \\ )[Noun] Example:Syeophants are experts in adulation.

aegis

Definition
(noun) kindly endorsement and guidance
Synonyms : auspices protection
Example Sentence
  • the tournament was held under the auspices of the city council
Definition
(noun) armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass
Synonyms : breastplate egis
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sounds like ages of empire.. the game where the soldiers wear that shield.. for protection

aEGiS, EG means and EGG and S stands for SHELL, which is a SHIELD,that PROTECTS

In warcraft DotA game, there is an item called Aegis of Immortal which protects one from being killed by enemies..

aegis - sound like "a gas" you should defense yourself from a gas by mask or any other thing due to it is harmful to your respiration system

in the anime series 'Tower of Druaga - Aegis of Uruk' , its about the legendary shield of Uruk

Ageis sounds like Achilles(movie TROY).he was the protector and so aegis means protector.

aegis | age + is, in order to get aegis (protection) he collected all the vowels of age (aeg) before the enemy |

sounds like "Jesus!". u say that when u face danger or r afraid.Thus, u need some kind of protection

aegis ~ age is; if your age is too much (old), you need some protection for your body.

(HUMAN-HANUMAN)hanuman bhi ek manav hai

aegis of immortal from dota

AEGIS<===> रक्षा/बचाव (pr. \\rakSha/bachav \\ )[Noun] Example:A team of doctors was flown in under the aegis of the Red cross to cure people injured in the blast. AEGIS<===> कवच (pr. \\kavach \\ )[Noun]

u need a protection from Aegis agypti mosquito.

affable

Definition
(adj) diffusing warmth and friendliness
Synonyms : amiable cordial genial
Example Sentence
  • an affable smile
  • an amiable gathering
  • cordial relations
  • a cordial greeting
  • a genial host
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for affable

affection+able=affection to others

affable= f + able, => that the teacher is able to give f grade to the students , so students are always trying to maintain a warm n healthy relation with the teachers, n also students always approaches their teachers.

Someone who is affable is laughable!

aff+able able means sumthin possible so a friend is easily approcahble able to approach a fren in distress

aff-able,relate aff to affectionate.. its always easy to talk to an affectionate person who will obviously be friendly

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sounds like affection that means kind=love=affable

LOVABLE-SOCIABLE-AFFECTIONABLE

aff (affair) + able : You will be able to have an affair with a girl only if she is affable.

AFFABLE<===> मिलनसार/सुशील (pr. \\milanasar/sushil \\ )[Adjective] Example:I found your parents very affable unlike what you told me. AFFABLE<===> मिलनसार (pr. \\milanasar \\ )[Noun]

affliction

Definition
(noun) a state of great suffering and distress due to adversity Definition
(noun) a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health Definition
(noun) a cause of great suffering and distress
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for affliction

sounds like infection, which causes a state of distress, irritation and suffering

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lic(lick)-refers to tongue rite,so if we all remember ,a proverb says - tongue is the root cause for many family problems,so think b4 u talk.hence ,wen there is a problem,there is a state of distress.

it can be a combination of two words..affection and conflict....so when there is a conflict in affection its a cause of great distress and suffering.

Affliction - flic(flick) is the middle word which means to steal in slang. So if you steal somebodies things, they go to a state of distress

fliction sounds like friction.. so a state of friction causing stress

Split "affliction" into "AFter conFLICTION" btw parents in family => usually results a affliction, state of distress

conflictions may bring affliction

affliction is a friction in heart.. A very heavy feeling.. A fr(L)iction..

Afflication+infection.so you can take affli from affliation and ction from infection.When there is infection in affliation then it is state of distress.

sounds like 'affection', we show great affection for sm1 suffering miserably

AFFLICTION<===> रोग (pr. \\rog \\ )[Noun] Example:Deafness is a terrible affliction. AFFLICTION<===> दुःख (pr. \\du:akh \\ )[Noun] Example:Deafness is a terrible affliction.

aggrandize

Definition
(verb) add details to
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for aggrandize

grand- this resembles to somthing huge,great,wealthy.

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aggrandize ~ aggregate + grand; aggregating things...is similar to adding details

aggrandize,AGG always related to INCREASE in size

aggrandize = [agg]ressive + grand + ize means: increase sth excessively, IZE means it's a verb

aggendize sounds like a grand eye, like person watching painting with a grand eye finding some lacking therefore adding details

grand in the middle sounds like grand father.so,we will get fame from our grandparents popularity sometimes.

Ag-grand~grind which means convert in powdery form .. which means to intensify the concentration .. and so is the meaning :increase or intensify

aggrand = en-grand (enlarge)

aggrandize ~ ag+grand+eyes = make someone seem grander/greater in others eyes by raising power etc.

AGGRANDIZEMENT<===> शक्ति अथवा पदवी बढाना (pr. \\shakti athava padavi baDhana \\ )[Noun] Example:Her sole aim is personal aggrandizement.

aggrandize = a GRAND SIZE

To make sthing GRAND, AGGRANDIZE it

agog

Definition
(adj) highly excited
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for agog

Remember the song of Anil Kapoor: AG OG yeh bhi sunogi,kehta hu mai jo woh tum bhi sunoji..1 2 ka 4 4 2 ka 1, My name is lakhan.. ;) He is too excited in that song, and is curious to tell his story to everyone...

a gog sounds like a dog(may be silly but helps) dog always barks.u shout wen ur excited.

agog ~ a goggle : Just imagine someone who got a new goggle as gift from someone on his birthday and is very excited to wear it while riding bike.

gog reminds google, think a guy get into google company,i am sure that day he will be excited like anything

The fans were AGOG over the arrival of Lady GAGA.

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aGOG = sounds like gong = strike a bell with a gong - it gets excited and produces sound.

wen u race u feel excited wen refree say GO!!

Relate it to GOOGLE someone who tries to gain knowledge about everything through GOOGLE

i am highly exited and intensely curious about my new X-ray GOGgles

fog- would be dazed opposite would be gogged

When I get excited, I get GOOGLY eyes.

AGOG:Age Of Gwenethe Paltrow: u r curious n highly excited to know the true age of the famous actress Gwenethe Paltrow

relate to aragog... hagrid was curious to save aragog

Agog - when google stock goes from $40 to $500, the stock holders are very excited.

AGOG<===> उत्सुक (pr. \\utsuk \\ )[Adverb] Example:Ram was all agog at the thought of joining the new college.

alacrity

Definition
(noun) liveliness and eagerness
Synonyms : briskness smartness
Example Sentence
  • he accepted with alacrity
  • the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him
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take the suffix crity we can link it with creativity.creative people are so eager to learn n create things differently.

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alacrity sounds like AT+LAST+IN+CITY..a person who is first time in a big city is excited n eager to c da city...

remember it as a la carte.. which means selecting food from the menu.. usually when ppl go to restaurants they are "eager" to get food!!

alacrity = Alag aakrity (a picture). when do you make alag aakrity?? = when you have GREAT WILLINGNESS & ENTHUSIASM. alag aakrity banane ke liye you should have Alacrity

One who does each activity ( crity = kriti in hindi) according to 'Alarm' has 'Alacrity'.

Assume ALlah in CITY. So people went to see him with ALACRITY(Eagerness or Liveliness)

alacrity ( all city) usually we have found in these days that everybody have great enthusiasm and willing to go to the city

"Alas, she cried out. I am ready to help!" Think of the "a" in "alas" and the "c" in "cried" as phonically related to "alacrity."

Someone with alacrity will <B>lack resistance</B>, or in other words 'have willingness.'

ALAg aaCRITY(aakriti in hindi).. a person with such livliness and promptness is alag aakriti

a lack (of) crity (criticism) = eager

ALACRITY<===> तत्परता (pr. \\tatparata \\ )[Noun] Example:She accepted his proposal with alacrity. ALACRITY<===> जोश (pr. \\josh \\ )[Noun]

Capture the spirit of the word alacrity by adding a "G" - GALAcrity! A gala is upbeat, and one would accept an invitation to dance with cheerful readiness,promptness,and willingness! Gala-alacrity!

CRITY - A critter moves with alacrity

alacrity-->my opponent said alas!and cried and i won the competition

Ala - > Alayara Case . Only those case are very eager . (Crity)

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