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askance.. reminds u of the word GLANCE..so when u want to glance at someone , u look SIDEWAYS or give a INDIRECT LOOK..
When you want to take a girl out for a date and are very hesitant to ask her about it, then you make up your mind and ASK her with a glANCE..i.e not looking directly into her eyes...hence ASKANCE is looking sideways or indirectly.
ASKANCE = ASKEW
ask+an(ANN)+ce(SE) ...if something happens..and u suspect ann....but since you are angry on her ,you dont want to talk and look at her ,so u take your friend help .you say him"ask ann se bhai" kahi usne to nahi kiya ye sab.
u r viewing her with suspicion
so here u are indirectly...looking at her or in other u are viewing
when u dont know an answer in exam u look here n der to ask someone...ASKance
Asperity can be thought of as A spear with severity. i.e Sharpness
asperity = austerity; meanings are also same.
As+per+IT(software industry)is well known for their harshness in layoff
ASPIRIN....aspirin is a drug taken to get rid of headache....hence when life brings ASPERITY(headache) in your life you take ASPIRIN....
as+per+it+y.. as per it is.. anyway it maybe, you have to endure it, even if it's too harsh
asPERIty- chk the word PERI,peri,take it as perinial.perinial ,means highest point,thats the tip.how is a tip? Ans-its sharp.
ASPerity has asp(venomous snake) in it. So features of asp i.e sharpness, roughness. If it bites we will have 'SEVERE' consequences
Remember in Dumb and Dumber the ASPERITY of the ride to ASPEN on the scooter when Lloyd peed on Harry and they had icecicles in their noses.
picture a woman beating someone over the head with ASPARAGUS.
asperity= (as) as (per) per (ity) duty, it can be read as AS PER DUTY,so anyone who is in duty is naturally goes by the rules,harsh,severe.
Have aspri(N) + with ty(TEA) after a rough day at work/school!
think about aspartic acid, PH is 4.0 midrange so is harsh,irritable
acid se relate karo
Harshly said -> "As per tea you are not invited".
As + per + ty(the) rules. It is a phrase which is generally said in a harsh or critical tone.
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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+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
if u get "assi" i.e 80% u Sure r hardworkin and ASSIduous
assiduous= "as i am doing" persistant effort to master Vocab
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!!
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..
We tend to feel "less pain" in our "ass" as we "age". <b>assuage = to lessen the pain</b>
A(MEANS NOT)+STU(STUPID)..well think of someone who is NOT STUPID,MEANS he is very WISE ,AND INTELLIGENT.
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...
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 ;)
When u sit on something, as it is UNDER ur ASS it breaks apart due to pressure (ASUNDER> ASS+UNDER)
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),,,
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
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
If tenu(=you) eat(ate) less you will attenuate
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
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)
MEN are always ACUrrate. Right?