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confer dignity or honor upon, To dignify
ennobling - en+noble
withdraw from an organization or communion, divide into slivers or splinters
sounds like THINNER.. so think of thinner = smaller pieces of any material. that is, making something smaller. e.g: wood is splintered
refusing to give way or compromise
, very thorough; absolute; involving or attending to every detail or aspect of something. "As a thoroughgoing bibliophile, one who had turned his house into a veritable library, he shocked his friends when he bought a Kindle."
troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances, tormented; harassed
.HARRY potter was alwaz annoyed why voldemort was after him
the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome, stubborness
rudeness, irritability, irritability, impoliteness
d pet u lend me is IRRITATING me.
load with goods for transportation
the quality of being meager, smallness; thinness; the quality of being meager
pre ( meaning before ) + cis ( as in thesis ) .... it is the summary that comes before a thesis
, a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory, a concise summary
deport from one country back to the home country, hand over to the authorities of another country
dite is the root word for GIVE. so giving the extra criminals to their own country
divide into pieces
move very slightly
rhymes with trudge trudge means walk heavily while budge means move slightly
a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
Thrown back in time. redolent
being absent without permission
inflexibly entrenched and unchangeable
clad means clothed. So ironclad means clothed with iron. Now one who is clothed is iron would be very firm. He would be unaltered, unchangeable and inflexible.
sensitiveness, Lack of resistance
deserving blame, Guilt
the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability
generality - a general statement is VAGUE, not specific...
to dominate; to be bossy
domineer-do+mine+er i.e) do whatever i say without any err
an interpretation of the meaning of something, the way in which people perceive, comprehend, and interpret the social world
issue an order, to establish by law; to order or command; to appoint as a priest or minister; to destine
ORD + A + IN = ORDer A person to come IN
in a gloomy, silent, surly way
An abject flatterer or parasite.
to bargain in a petty, quibbling manner; stickler, an intense bargainer, a person who bargains for a lower price
idyllically calm and peaceful
halycon can be considered as opposite of cyclone...just imagine a cyclone...you will understand what I mean
forefather; ancestor; progenitor, ancestor
ForeBears Means those who BEAR you beFORE. I means ancestors(Parents , Grand parents , ...)
unusually early development or maturity, intelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules
walking slowly and heavily; uninspired
behaviorally inclined, having a certain inclination or disposition; inclined
explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures
you use a rake (tool) to expose what is beneath the mud (muck)
a return to "normal" life after the war.
someone who campaigns for voting rights.
Sufferer + just: A suffrajist is being just or trying to do justice to suffrers (women in most cases)
discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner
, be bossy towards
imagine like dis..hav u ever tasted crow meat...never taste it..its dangerous n yuck..m indimidating u!!
with concise and precise brevity
A loving, idealistic telling about a person; describing someone in a saintly manner
hieroglyPhIC...observer PIC in the word...easy to remember.., a writing system using picture symbols, written in or belonging to a writing system using pictorial symbols
capable of existing or taking place or proving true
practicing great self-denial, unsparing and uncompromising in discipline or judgment, resolute in the face of pain or danger or adversity
watched '300'? Those spartans were highly disciplined but Sparta as such led an austere life.
the quality of being good looking and attractive, beauty; prettiness [comely (a)](Tag: comelineness = come + line) come in line to see the beauty
very diligent, accomplishing with painstaking care, diligent in application or attention; persevering; carefully done
held back or checked in natural growth
His STUNT was inferior in size and quality, since it was an obvious trick.
guarantee financial support of, to give financial guarantee, insure) UNDER an agreement, u WRITE ur signature, which is like a guarantee..
n. uselessness, aimlessness, futility, irresponsibility
artfully or affectedly shy or reserved
COYLY = C+OYLY. When he told her C how OYLY your skin has become, she looked at him COYLY
the act of withdrawing certification or terminating a franchise
The office or period of office of a regent; one who administers for a monarch
callous is hardened person callus is hardened skin !!
having no extra words, brief and effective
to demolish or crush completely ; to defeat or hurt badly
looking at or into something too closely
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