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apparition

Definition
(noun) a ghostly appearing figure
Example Sentence
  • we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us
Definition
(noun) the appearance of a ghostlike figure
Example Sentence
  • I was recalled to the present by the apparition of a frightening specter
Definition
(noun) something existing in perception only
Example Sentence
  • a ghostly apparition at midnight
Definition
(noun) an act of appearing or becoming visible unexpectedly
Example Sentence
  • natives were amazed at the apparition of this white stranger
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for apparition

sounds like 'a partition'. When a soul 'partitions' from a body, u become a "ghost"

A + PARI i.e. ghost

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a(one)+pari+son son of a fairy who might be a ghost

sounds like Perish(means to die)->APPARITION=A(one)+PERISHED+ION(one)->somebody who has died and is now a ghost floating above the ground

A partition of India was like a ghostly thing to happen

APPARITION<===> प्रेत (pr. \\pret \\ )[Noun] Example:He told us stories of apparitions and frightened us.

Anil Kapoor in Mr. India movie.

just remember it as aparition(operation) phantom

Sounds like operation..we do operatoion to remove appatition(ghostly object)

appart means away from, you are away from dreams & also means unattainable.

apparition = ap + parition, ap for application of parition i.e. tension is showing on your face.

apprise

Definition
(verb) inform (somebody) of something
Example Sentence
  • I advised him that the rent was due
Definition
(verb) make aware of
Synonyms : apprize instruct
Example Sentence
  • Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?
Definition
(verb) gain in value
Example Sentence
  • The yen appreciated again!
Definition
(verb) increase the value of
Synonyms : appreciate apprize
Example Sentence
  • The Germans want to appreciate the Deutsche Mark
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one who will inform will get the prize

when u get a ap + PRISE (PRIZE) ......SO WHEN U GET A PRIZE....YOU ARE INFORMED BY AUTHORITY OR NOTIFIED BY THE OFFICIALS THAT U HAVE TO BE PRESENT ON THAT DAY.

APPle+RISE......Instead of Sun, If you see an APPLE has risen...what will you do????? you will INFORM peopla, media etc to see the miracle!!!!!!

just imagine informing someone "aapka rise ho raha hei"

relate it with "surprise" means inform suddenly-

APPRISE = ADVISE

apple price...to tell the price of apple (to inform)

The employer was apprised by the manager that the chances of the employee being appraised in the next appraisal cycle are at the discretion of the director's approbation.

After the APPRAISAL, the inspector APPRISE the manager that he will give 4.5 out of 5 stars to his restaurant

AppRise,to Rise the demand of their application Microsoft has started INFORMING through ads

if you win a prize in competition, won’t you tell everyone?

app(appeal) + rise.. sun rises to appeal its a new day!

minister informed that apple price has increased so eat pineapple

AAP ne NOTICE kiya hai har cheez ki prize kitni bad gayi hai ...that makes is AAP+PRISE apprise.

read it as ap(up)+prise(prize) which means increase in prize

the APpaisal of prise(price) neds to be INFORMED

apprise= up rise when you rise up in your life.you tend to inform others about this.

to inform ke AAPKO mila PRIZE.....

consider it as appraisal..

ap(apply)+prise(prize)-apply for prize,is like informing to section board

APPRISE<===> सूचित करना (pr. \\suchit karana \\ )[TransitiveVerb] Example:The press reporters were apprised of The Cabinet Ministers decisions.

apprise: relate it to rise...an increase...smthing that increase the value ...

I praise you if you apprise me about your appraisal of the prize!

approbation

Definition
(noun) official approval Definition
(noun) official recognition or approval
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Ap+PROBATION: You get CONFIRMATION/APPROVAL in your job after your Probation period

APPRO-bation something related to approve or approval

The employer was apprised by the manager that the chances of the employee being appraised in the next appraisal cycle are at the discretion of the director's approbation.

approbation can be remembered as approval and approval are grneraly given in offical and authority matters.

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approbation ~ approb (approval) + at + ion (Ion technologies company); job approval in some company.

PROBE into the matter for APPROBATION of the person's PROBITY

approved your confirmation

Approving Commendation

approval of BAIL; remember approval

just change 'b' into 'v', so we have approvation (approve) ;)

APPROBATION<===> मंजूरी/अनुमोदन (pr. \\manajuri/anumodan \\ )[Noun] Example:The approbation committee passed the bill willingly.

ap-andhra pradesh pro-corrupt bation-bowl

apropos

Definition
(adj) of an appropriate or pertinent nature Definition
(adv) at an opportune time
Example Sentence
  • your letter arrived apropos
Definition
(adv) introducing a different topic; in point of fact
Example Sentence
  • incidentally, I won't go to the party
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apropos sounds like "Propose" This issue is faced by many teenage boys/girls :) When is the right time to propose to a Girl/Boy you love? Hence apropos is an opportune moment or right moment/time.

apropos ~ apro + pos ~ appropriate + position - appropriate + situation...

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split it like a+propos.sounds like..propose...and you propose a plan in your office related to or concerning to" how to increse sales of product.."

apropos=a+pro(program)+pos(position) a program conducted by a news paper in order to inform position of some xyz person.

APROPOS OF<===> के संदर्भ में (pr. \\ke sanadarbh men \\ )[Noun]

sounds also similar to purpose.... so if you have .a. purpose .or aim.to do something you wait...for the opportune time to come..

A means one, pro always means bettter , pos means position is always good for right person

arcane

Definition
(adj) requiring secret or mysterious knowledge
Example Sentence
  • the arcane science of dowsing
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for arcane

improvising the first mnemonic.., Ar + Kane - Kane's face always remains secret, as he uses a mask.

Arcane=ar+cane(Kane).... this is for WWF watchers...Kane (undertaker brother) he has really mysterious behavior....as he many times fought with his brother also.

To change a sugarCANE into ARC needs a mysterious knowledge.

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CRANE(Bird) stands on one leg is a mysterious feature

sugARCANE.....sugarcane fields are always mysterious as you can find any couple doing romance....remember the hindi song Ganne ke khet mein

Cain's (cane) behavior in killing his brother Abel is a mystery - what drove him to do it? This type of behavior led God to build the ARC and start over.

hanging Crane in air is mysterious/secret knowledge

need Indiana Jone's (the ARCheologist) cane to find the secret treasure

arcane: arc+cane i have cut the cane from the form secretly using an arc(curve shaped weapon)

ardor

Definition
(noun) a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
Synonyms : ardour elan zeal
Example Sentence
  • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
  • he felt a kind of religious zeal
Definition
(noun) intense feeling of love
Synonyms : ardour
Definition
(noun) feelings of great warmth and intensity
Example Sentence
  • he spoke with great ardor
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ardor

Our-"darr" is of falling in intense love!!

sounds like harder-while doing sex. A dat time ppl feel heat, passion.. srry for using --- words

ardor= arey zor sey means passion.

ardor-just focus on the word DOR (hindi movie) in which Gul Panag actress was very Passionate about finding the killer of her husband

ardent supporter = enthusiastic supporter, hence ardent means with zeal, passion, enthusiasm etc. "ardor" is just the noun form of "ardent"

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ardor and eager are rhythmic so it's easy to remember.

AXE deo spray has an Odor which initiates passion among gals..

Ador sounds like Adore. We show passion for anything we adore

normally one works (H)ARD if he is ARDENT about it

remember of a person who wants to say "order order" in a court;

ardent ardour and ardor all means the same great emotions. lets hypothetically consider ard as the root. (HIndi) jab dard hota hai then we show great emotions

sounds like ODOUR: which is due to sweat..when ur working hard,playing or heated up

ardor ~ our door; please close the door and windows, to prevent the heat from going outside.

we will adorn persons with ardor

sound like "order"-we will order biryan eagerly,with love

ardor- aur-daud(run),If you have HEAT, zeal like an athlete you can run....and run......aur daud

arduous

Definition
(adj) characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
Example Sentence
  • worked their arduous way up the mining valley
  • a grueling campaign
  • hard labor
  • heavy work
  • heavy going
  • spent many laborious hours on the project
  • set a punishing pace
Definition
(adj) taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance
Synonyms : straining strenuous
Example Sentence
  • his final, straining burst of speed
  • a strenuous task
  • your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here
Definition
(adj) difficult to accomplish; demanding considerable mental effort and skill
Example Sentence
  • the arduous work of preparing a dictionary
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for arduous

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arduous = read it as: "hard to do for us"

(h)ard + u (you) + ous (we); This work is very difficult and required full of hard work from us and your side.

aath(8)+dus(10):lot of hard work so v require 8 or ten ppl

It takes a large amount of effort to maintain a pregnancy, especially when the baby is DUE. It's very arDUous

Art's climb up the mountain was a duel. Art's climb up the mountain was 'Artduelous'

argot

Definition
(noun) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Example Sentence
  • they don't speak our lingo
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for argot

argot - it is the j'ar'gon that we 'got' here that no other person understands

argot ~ ar + got (goat); when our goat says "meh...mheh...meh..." we cannot understand its lingo - only other goats can understand it. So, argot is a lingo only small group of people (here goats) can understand.

ar+got(goat).. if a few GOATs say 'arrr arrr' instad of the usual 'mheh mheh'. it will be a slang (argot) in their world..;)

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goat:mehehehehe me:arr.. goat:mehehhe me:arr tu dusre goatsehi baat kar me: :P

arraign

Definition
(verb) call before a court to answer an indictment Definition
(verb) accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy
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To rain charges on someone

arraign= err+ again.u hv made an ERR again, so this time i will not excuse u,this time u will be CHARGED IN THE COURT.

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arr(sounds like ERR means error)+ rain...when you are going to walk without an umbrella thats your error is charged to your parents.....

arraign ~ an error again; imagine you wrote some computer program which is giving you error again and again.. so you are called by your boss (kind of court) for punishment.

you first ARRANGE the suspects in front of the judge and start accusing them

AR(arrogantly)+REIGN(rule)...people who rule arrogantly and take law into their hands should be brought before a court.......

(ARRested+Rain) imagine a fellow arrested coz hes drenching in rain..how silly it is!!! thats y it is easy to remember..hope this might help u out..

your reign as the mob leader will end!

Concentrate on rain. Nowadays v accuse that rain s inadequate

police arrest, so court could arraign

asinine

Definition
(adj) devoid of intelligence
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for asinine

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if u get NINE out of ASI(80) u r surely an ASININE(stupid)

Sounds like ASS+NINE = as FOOLISH as nine ASSES

sounds like ASIN(gajini actress) + MINE ...if u tell ppl that asin is mine, they will call u stupid.

as(ASS)+inine; focus on ass - A TYPE OF DONKEY AND DONKEYS OR ASS ARE GENERALLY STUPID in nature.

asinine:asin(south actress)is a stupid actress

A fool teaching a ASS how to speak NINE.

as(s)-i-nine. So if some one is 9 times ass(dunkey), surely he is stupid

no matter how much u tell an ASS 'IN IN' it ultimately understands an 'out' because it is an asinine.

Nine ball playing requires holes. So Ass+Nine =Ass+hole =Asshole

When you commit "a-sin" & you say you did "nine" of them, you surely are "stupid"

asiNINE-nine, thenumber that represents the nuetral gender.people with this gender generally act stupid..im sorry ,if it is stupid..hehehe

asinine means a +sin + nine.person who is doing sine again and again for nine times he is stupid.....

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