quack

Short Definition : charlatan; impostor
Definition
(noun) an untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses medical advice

Definition
(noun) the harsh sound of a duck

Definition
(verb) utter quacking noises
Example Sentence
 The ducks quacked

Definition
(verb) act as a medical quack or a charlatan

Definition
(adj) medically unqualified
Example Sentence
 a quack doctor

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quack
think of it as...if a person quacks like a duck...he is an impostor who is acting like a duck
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by nehaMD

If someone tells you that he has the power to create an earth quake, he is certainly a quack.
17 2

by pcsjith

QUACK==> think about duck. It has wings but cannot fly. When you know like a duck, you don't know
deep in detail.
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by atiya

Q-HACK (hindi) Kyun HACK kiya ...coz he's a quack
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by harshsinha18

one who is behaving like a 'dock'
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by 1.6k

Quack is short for Quacksalver -> In ancient time false doctors used to sell their salves (ointment)
displayed on a salver with magical claims.
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by anujpathania

quadruped
Short Definition : four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
Definition
(noun) an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking

Definition
(adj) having four feet
Synonyms : four-footed , quadrupedal

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quadruped
Quad means four and Ped means foot
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by jobin_mathew

quad means four ...so ..it gives the meaning :)
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by esraa

quaff
Short Definition : drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment); CF. sip
Definition
(noun) a hearty draft

Definition
(verb) to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
Synonyms : gulp , swig
Example Sentence
 The men gulped down their beers

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quaff
sounds like cough. When we have a cough, we DRINK cough syrup which is quite tasty actually.
114 1

by k-electron

You cough when you quaff a liquid too quickly.
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by anujpathania

quaff sounds like coffee...usually ppl relish n sip their coffee...
1 7

by vidz

I put the coffee that I cannot quaff into the carafe.
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by memory man

In the movie "RAAVAN"-by mani rathnam, the hero's name is VERA (VERACITY) who ll be TRUTHFUL
AND HONEST.
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by sai satish

in the house,up the stairs
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by thelma webb

QUENCH the thirst quickly!
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by ankita.kak101

onomatopoeia- say it. You open your mouth, just as you would when QUAFFING a dish of om noms.
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by tymothy

having a qauter(quaff) brandy with hearty enjoyment.
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by sansecretcp

quagmire
Short Definition : bog; marsh; soft, wet, boggy land; predicament; complex or dangerous situation from
which it is difficult to free oneself
Definition
(noun) a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
Synonyms : mire , morass , quag , slack

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quagmire
Take into consideration the First three words QUAgmire. The words resemble earth QUAKE. So earth
quake is an awkward predicament, where soil sinks under your feet.
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by tenzingocha

quag(Kauwa)...mire(Marr)....kauwa DALDAL mein phaske margaya
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by lebshah

quagmire think it like this quag is sound of frog and mire can be changed with hire so where frog hire of
course in quagmire
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by Tural

add A to it.. AQUA+MIRE == aqua means water .. hence wetland
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by gredesai

remember family guy-quagmire!
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by madness

quagmire(quake-earthquake) when earthquake occurs it makes the sitution dangerous by devastating
the houses and so on
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by santosh pokhrel

QUA(ck)+gmire;quack reminds u of ducks and ducks generally live in marshy areas :)
1 1

by jim4gre

remember tom cruise in Jerry MAGUIRE? In the movie he opposes his boss...eventually landing in a
difficult situation
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by pratdhunk

Take into consideration the First three words QUAgmire. The words resemble earth QUAKE. So earth
quake is an awkward predicament, where soil sink under your feet
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by tenzingocha

quag=big:mire=mine: dangerous
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by OCT18THGRE

If you know mire, you can relate, quag, mire, quagmire all mean the same
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by anonymous1024

quail
Short Definition : cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
Definition
(noun) flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised

Definition
(noun) small gallinaceous game birds

Definition
(verb) draw back, as with fear or pain
Synonyms : cringe , flinch , funk , recoil , shrink , squinch , wince
Example Sentence
 she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quail
If you fail in exam, you loose your heart and quail before your dad :)
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by garrulous

when whale comes to you u will quail
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by shahan

it sounds like jail..so when u think of jail u shrink back in fear
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by sharathkumar

Quail are birds which are coward. Coward is one who "turns tail"
3 2

by rahularoradce

q(QUEEN)+UAIL(VEIL)...SO A QUEEN IN VEIL shrinked in fear and lost her heart when she unveiled
her self and saw a demon in front of her.
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by preetisoni2411

The quail birds were frightened of the hunting dogs.
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by Marise

Cowards QUAIL and BAIL.
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by adyaener

Quail is a bird.. when you approach them , they draw back in fear as in you 're going to harm ...
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by madmeee

Quail is the road to fail.
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by syringati

if somebody after watching (q)question you(u) are you ail i.e u becomes weak.
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by shaktipada

when earthQUAke prevaILes, you Quail
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by post.suyash

quaint
Short Definition : odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
Definition
(adj) strange in an interesting or pleasing way
Example Sentence
 quaint dialect words
 quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities

Definition
(adj) very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance
Example Sentence
 the head terminating in the quaint duck bill which gives the animal its vernacular name
 came forth a quaint and fearful sight
 a quaint sense of humor

Definition
(adj) attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic)
Synonyms : old-time , olde worlde
Example Sentence
 houses with quaint thatched roofs
 a vaulted roof supporting old-time chimney pots

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quaint
If you know someone already, you call them ac + quaint. That is because, they are already known to you
(old).
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by garrulous

quaint can be closely related with the word "FAINT" where you need to take the meaning as faint colors
which are ODD,OLD FASHIONED.
19 14

by daringdavin

gre bigbook QUANT'S questions are old fashioned
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by lebshah

If you PAINT that house, you will destroy its old fashioned charm.
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by pcsjith

quaint rhymes with PAINT..something is good to paint implies it's picturesque,attractive,charming and if i
want to paint something unpleasant/ugly ,im an ECCENTRIC,weird,bizarre person
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by ggauravr
qualified
Short Definition : limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
Definition
(adj) meeting the proper standards and requirements and training for an office or position or task
Example Sentence
 many qualified applicants for the job

Definition
(adj) limited or restricted; not absolute
Example Sentence
 gave only qualified approval

Definition
(adj) holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified
function or practice a specified skill
Synonyms : certified
Example Sentence
 a registered pharmacist
 a registered hospital

Definition
(adj) restricted in meaning; (as e.g. `man' in `a tall man')
Synonyms : restricted

Definition
(adj) contingent on something else
Synonyms : dependant , dependent

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for qualified
Primary meaning qualified :above a given standard(quality) Secondary meaning:limited in quality(just the
opposite)
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by rakei

even though I was a QUALIFIED engineer, I was RESTRICTED from attending the conference.
7 2

by imajeeth

though i was QUALIFIED for the job but was RESTRICTED from getting the job because of my drop
years
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by lebshah

People above first class are qualified for the Aptitude test hence there are limited number of students
shortlisted.
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by Rushabh22

qualify
Short Definition : reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
Definition
(verb) prove capable or fit; meet requirements
Synonyms : measure up

Definition
(verb) pronounce fit or able
Example Sentence
 She was qualified to run the marathon
 They nurses were qualified to administer the injections

Definition
(verb) make more specific
Synonyms : restrict
Example Sentence
 qualify these remarks

Definition
(verb) make fit or prepared
Synonyms : dispose
Example Sentence
 Your education qualifies you for this job

Definition
(verb) specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or
provision in an agreement
Synonyms : condition , specify , stipulate
Example Sentence
 The will stipulates that she can live in the house for the rest of her life
 The contract stipulates the dates of the payments

Definition
(verb) describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of
Synonyms : characterise , characterize
Example Sentence
 You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist
 This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover

Definition
(verb) add a modifier to a constituent
Synonyms : modify

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for qualify
Think of java qualifiers (private/public/default/protected - they limit the access of members of a class).
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by garrulous

quandary
Short Definition : dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
Definition
(noun) a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
Synonyms : plight , predicament
Example Sentence
 finds himself in a most awkward predicament
 the woeful plight of homeless people

Definition
(noun) state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable
options
Synonyms : dilemma

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quandary
quantary relates to quantum physics,which is so complex that it leaves you in DILEMMA about the
UNCERTAINITY of photon
45 7

by deepak27_krishnakumar

this word quandary sounds like wandering so if you are in a DILEMMA you wander all around the
streets.....
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by daringdavin

I was in dilemma whether I give my cloths to laundry or wash them at home
16 4

by ksameer_coep

Quandry=quants+vocabulary .wat to study for gre.confusion and dilemma.
11 1

by rakei

In a QUANDARY about whether to suicide in QUAN (well) or DARYa (river)
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by BloodyMickey

kon + da + (ko)ri
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by rhasan

sounds like Q(why)+ DARI(fear).....when we r in dilemma we become frightened so people ask us why r
u in fear??
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by nileshdive

QUAN(KAUN) bolega DARY(route or way) i am in a dilemma...
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by gykk4u

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by akshayakshay

Quandary - Foundary - Legendary .. Whether this foundry has been built by the legendary Casanova,
Barney Stinson, or not is still a mystery.
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by rahularoradce

quandary: i am in dilemma, whom(Quan) of these 2 girls are "dar rahi" (dary)
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by h.pathrabe250487

i am in dilemma ki wo mujhse q (qua)+ dary(dar rahi) hai
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by h.pathrabe250487

remeber QUESTION!
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by amirhossein.ghods

quarantine
Short Definition : isolation of a person, place, or ship to prevent spread of infection; V: isolate in
quarantine
Definition
(noun) enforced isolation of patients suffering from a contagious disease in order to prevent the spread of
disease

Definition
(noun) isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease

Definition
(verb) place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons
Example Sentence
 My dog was quarantined before he could live in England

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quarantine
quarantine is pretty familiar in case of antivirus softwares you can quarantine the virus affected files
which means to ISOLATE THEM...
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by daringdavin

quara+ntine....quara..sounds like KUWARA..AND a kuwara person is always seen isolated..in family
functions.
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by preetisoni2411

quarry
Short Definition : dig into (to get stone); N: mine;
Definition
(noun) a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile
person or influence
Synonyms : fair game , prey , target
Example Sentence
 he fell prey to muggers
 everyone was fair game
 the target of a manhunt

Definition
(noun) a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
Synonyms : pit , stone pit
Example Sentence
 a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

Definition
(noun) animal hunted or caught for food
Synonyms : prey

Definition
(verb) extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry
Example Sentence
 quarry marble

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quarry
quarry sounds like query we know query is to ask questions when you r in doubt or when you desire to
know more, and quarry means to dig deep when you want something from earth.
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by nasri

q+uarry..sounds like worry....when you worry about something, you dig deep into the matter .
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by preetisoni2411

police QUERY the VICTIM... and DIG DEEP into to evidences to catch the culprit
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by lebshah

1. prey: squirrels hunted by snakes 2. dig: quarry rhymes with bury.. something buried is dug and
excavated
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by namaskar

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by SHAKAL

the other meaning is VICTIM, we query a quarry about the accident......
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by daringdavin

Quarry
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by vineethyoung

QUARRY=BURRY someone n hence u have to dig: and Quarry also means victim i.e quarry=prey.
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by OCT18THGRE

) quarry sounds like query we know query is to ask questions when you r in doubt ie. DIGGING into the
topic..
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by RajeshBorkar

quash
Short Definition : crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low
court
Definition
(verb) put down by force or intimidation
Synonyms : keep down , reduce , repress , subdue , subjugate
Example Sentence
 The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
 China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
 The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

Definition
(verb) declare invalid
Synonyms : annul , avoid , invalidate , nullify , void
Example Sentence
 The contract was annulled
 void a plea

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quash
squash also means the same - compress/suppress.
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by garrulous

quash can be framed as CRUSH to ash, so qu+(ASH)
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by daringdavin

in the game of SQUASH my advancement to win the match was CRUSHED by the opponent
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by lebshah

quash:qua-sh:quite-shshshsh using force.
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by it's_me

in the game of SQUASH my advancement to win the match was CRUSHED by the opponent
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by lebshah
quay
Short Definition : dock; wharf; pier; landing place (for boats)
Definition
(noun) wharf usually built parallel to the shoreline

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quay
quay - sounds like bay (area near the sea) - where boats reach.
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by garrulous

quay can be spelled as Q+WAY=quay which means QUEUE all along the BAY to dock the boats.
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by daringdavin

queasy
Short Definition : experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
Definition
(adj) causing or able to cause nausea
Synonyms : loathsome , nauseating , nauseous , noisome , offensive , sickening , vile
Example Sentence
 a nauseating smell
 nauseous offal
 a sickening stench

Definition
(adj) feeling nausea; feeling about to vomit
Synonyms : nauseated , nauseous , sick , sickish

Definition
(adj) causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
Synonyms : anxious , nervous , uneasy , unquiet
Example Sentence
 spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
 cast anxious glances behind her
 those nervous moments before takeoff
 an unquiet mind

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for queasy
Prefix "ku" in Sanskrit converts a word into opposite. ku + easy = uneasy. i.e., feeling uneasy.
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by garrulous

sounds like squeezy.that means u feel suffocated.
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by kaku1986.m

standing in a long QUEUE is not EASY and it makes us UNEASY
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by lebshah

queasy can be pronounced as quiz+y...if teacher takes a surprise quiz you are going to feel nauseated,
uneasy, anxious
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by anshulnirvana

Standing for long in a QUEUE EASYly makes me uneasy.
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by pcsjith

sounds like squeeze...when my friend squeezed me I got a feeling of nausea because I just had food....
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by nileshdive

qu(quite)+easy..so sth which is nt quite easy for you to gulp it down, but still if u do it..u experiance
nausea..
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by preetisoni2411

remember the word <>which comes usually with the queasy thing :)
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by esraa

queer
Short Definition : strange; eccentric; deviating from the normal
Definition
(noun) offensive term for an openly homosexual man
Synonyms : fag , faggot , fagot , fairy , nance , pansy , poof , poove , pouf , queen

Definition
(verb) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
Synonyms : baffle , bilk , cross , foil , frustrate , scotch , spoil , thwart
Example Sentence
 What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
 foil your opponent

Definition
(verb) put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
Synonyms : endanger , expose , peril , scupper

Definition
(adj) beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
Synonyms : curious , funny , odd , peculiar , rum , rummy , singular
Example Sentence
 a curious hybrid accent
 her speech has a funny twang
 they have some funny ideas about war
 had an odd name
 the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
 something definitely queer about this town
 what a rum fellow
 singular behavior

Definition
(adj) homosexual or arousing homosexual desires
Synonyms : gay , homophile

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for queer
queer:queen-beer, a queen with a beer is strange.
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by it's_me

queer is similar to weird which also means STRANGE.
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by daringdavin

To stand in a QUEUE for bEER is utterly strange.
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by pcsjith

Queer and beer rhyme..after having a lot of beer queer person(eccentric person meaning 1) started
feeling queer(faint/giddy meaning 2)
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by viresh

remember queen band whose music is eccentric from all others but good...
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by vinaya

quell
Short Definition : suppress; put an end to; put down forcibly; extinguish; quiet; Ex. ``Army Quells
Rebellion'' in newspaper; CF. kill
Definition
(verb) suppress or crush completely
Synonyms : quench , squelch
Example Sentence
 squelch any sign of dissent
 quench a rebellion

Definition
(verb) overcome or allay
Synonyms : appease , stay
Example Sentence
 quell my hunger

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quell
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by 1.6k

quell sounds simlar to yell and we yell to supress someone or make him/her queite
16 4

by deepnsit

quell rhymes hell where ur supressed Quell= cool down the hell(fire)
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by crazylooks

quell comes from "cwellan" which means to kill. quell also rhymes with kill, to an extent.
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by garrulous

QUEUE+WELL.i was forcing people to jump into a well to suppress the population
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by nileshdive

quell rhymes with HELL were your pleasures will be SUPPRESSED
3 3

by lebshah

quell taken from qualen means to vex, this word also rhyme like kill.means when u crash something you
are killing something...whatever it may be...so quell means.....to supress or crash completely
2 11

by preetisoni2411

quell sounds with quail, which we have learned before, quail means fear, so quail makes you quelled.
2 6

by nasri

quell sounds with quail, which we have learned before, quail means fear, so quail makes you quelled.
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by nasri

fell on one another like a well and suppress and crush below one
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by sansecretcp

Quell means Do well.
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by subhasish

QUELL=WELL:water extinguisher and used to put down fire
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by OCT18THGRE

He quelled his life by a duel.
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by miranda7

quench
Short Definition : assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
Definition
(verb) satisfy (thirst)
Synonyms : allay , assuage , slake
Example Sentence
 The cold water quenched his thirst

Definition
(verb) put out, as of fires, flames, or lights
Synonyms : blow out , extinguish , snuff out
Example Sentence
 Too big to be extinguished at once, the forest fires at best could be contained
 quench the flames
 snuff out the candles

Definition
(verb) electronics: suppress (sparking) when the current is cut off in an inductive circuit, or suppress (an
oscillation or discharge) in a component or device

Definition
(verb) suppress or crush completely
Synonyms : quell , squelch
Example Sentence
 squelch any sign of dissent
 quench a rebellion

Definition
(verb) reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by
adding a suitable substance

Definition
(verb) cool (hot metal) by plunging into cold water or other liquid
Example Sentence
 quench steel

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quench
rhymes with drench (which also means the same).
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by garrulous

quench == quen(queen)+ ch(cha), so u urged your queen(gf or wife)to get you a cup of cha(tea or
drinks).
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by nasri

its satisfying that the QUE moved few iNCH
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by hello_gyz

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by grakee89

lunch satisfy and suppress your hunger.
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by sansecretcp

querulous
Short Definition : given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
Definition
(adj) habitually complaining
Synonyms : fretful , whiney , whiny
Example Sentence
 a whiny child

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for querulous
One who keeps questioning (querying) everything.
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by garrulous

QUERULOUS=QUARREL-ous
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by dshefman

querulous : quarrelsome louse.
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by SANICECUBE

Relate to GARRULOUS
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by atiya

querulous - querying all the rules and complaining always that is lousy
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by shalnew

querulous="kopam" mas=getting kopam...hehe
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by OCT18THGRE

QUERULOUS just sounds like CURIOUS, who questions all the time
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by Jagadesh Rao

query
Short Definition : inquiry; question; V.
Definition
(noun) an instance of questioning
Synonyms : enquiry , inquiry , interrogation , question
Example Sentence
 there was a question about my training
 we made inquiries of all those who were present

Definition
(verb) pose a question
Synonyms : question

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for query
query is to enquiry
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by sagardoshi63

queue
Short Definition : line (of waiting people or vehicles)
Definition
(noun) a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
Synonyms : waiting line

Definition
(noun) (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted

Definition
(noun) a braid of hair at the back of the head

Definition
(verb) form a queue, form a line, stand in line
Synonyms : line up , queue up
Example Sentence
 Customers lined up in front of the store

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for queue
Queue
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by Italo22

quibble
Short Definition : minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
Definition
(noun) an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
Synonyms : cavil , quiddity

Definition
(verb) evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections

Definition
(verb) argue over petty things
Synonyms : bicker , brabble , niggle , pettifog , squabble
Example Sentence
 Let's not quibble over pennies

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quibble
mnemonic in hindi.. read it as qui(kyun)+bble(bill)..KYUN BILL ITNA ZYADA HAI?, you OBJECT to
reading of meter & COMPLAIN to the authorities..
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by kvsharat

Query + babble (minor objection/murmuring).
11 5

by garrulous

Remember, the magazine by Luna LoveGod's father - "The quibbler", it was called so because it carried
petty criticism of people.
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by mohanster

QUIBble->quib->rhymes with crib(cribbing) means complain, raise petty objections
2 3

by vineewink

pebble...small piece of rock..
1 2

by Thisisnotme

Quibble is to Squabble..
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by bugmenot

relate it to foible
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by jay_gandhi

dribble-sound-objection/complaint
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by kan

quicksilver
Short Definition : mercury
Definition
(noun) a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at
ordinary temperatures
Synonyms : atomic number 80 , hg , hydrargyrum , mercury

Definition
(adj) liable to sudden unpredictable change
Synonyms : erratic , fickle , mercurial
Example Sentence
 erratic behavior
 fickle weather
 mercurial twists of temperament
 a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quicksilver
quicksilver, is a mercury which is very volatile
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by animator

mercury will be in silver color and reacts quickly with others.
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by vinaya

Beats of DJ Quicksilver change quickly. - erratic
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by lamdadj22

quiescent
Short Definition : dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
Definition
(adj) not active or activated
Example Sentence
 the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation

Definition
(adj) marked by a state of tranquil repose
Example Sentence
 the quiescent melancholy of the town

Definition
(adj) being quiet or still or inactive

Definition
(adj) (pathology) causing no symptoms
Example Sentence
 a quiescent tumor

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quiescent
quiescent => quies ~ quiet = motionless
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by pateheo

quies(QUITE)+scent(in hindi shant means quite)..so someone who is quite or shant for a period of time.
18 4

by preetisoni2411

quiz + cent, teacher asks students who will get cent(100) in the quiz...everyone reamains silent for
sometime
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by adityasree

quiescent=quiet+descent..........lady1:->"What a QUIEt and deSCENT son u have..."...lady2:->"please
dont go on his TEMPORARY INACTIVENESS...come to our house some day and u shall realise that he
is an active volcano..!!!".......:D
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by verbal800

queue scent for buying a scent a stand in a queue and bcom quiescent
1 5

by crazylooks

It sounds like QUICKSAND, which looks harmless but deadly . A dormant threat .
1 1

by 031

quie(quiet)+scent=scent or scence means 'growing' as in aduloscent.so quiescent means GROWING
QUITER
1 1

by mdhineshm

Diesel Accent was quiet and quiescent
1 0

by bugmenot

quiet+sometime....quiet for sometime..dormant
0 1

by Thisisnotme

qui- quality, e-scent- perfume(in hindi), so, a quality scent stands still on our clothes for hours, hence
motionless..
0 1

by ankitshah091

quietude
Short Definition : tranquillity; calmness
Definition
(noun) a state of peace and quiet
Synonyms : quietness , tranquility , tranquillity

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quietude
quiet.+tude.look at the word.quiet..means..calm...silent...so quietude means calmness..tranquill
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by preetisoni2411

quietude== quiet+ attitude. so when someone have quiet attitude he or she musta be calm and cool.
10 0

by nasri

quietude
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by ragini1990


quintessence
Short Definition : purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element;
Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
Definition
(noun) the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the
substance composing all heavenly bodies
Synonyms : ether

Definition
(noun) the purest and most concentrated essence of something

Definition
(noun) the most typical example or representative of a type

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quintessence
we have quintal(quint) of PURE and SACRED feeling(ESSENCE) for GOD
1 2

by lebshah

quip
Short Definition : taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
Definition
(noun) a witty saying
Synonyms : epigram

Definition
(noun) witty remark
Synonyms : crack , sally , wisecrack

Definition
(verb) make jokes or quips
Synonyms : gag
Example Sentence
 The students were gagging during dinner

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quip
To WHIP with a QUOTE = QUIP
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by drquadros54

qu+tip---why should i give tip for such cheap service?
6 3

by ashleyswift

whip for a quip..whip your friend for quipping you
5 4

by Thisisnotme

can any one give me useful mnemonic for this..?
4 10

by balaji_pb3

quip rhymes with whip...SIDDHU is famous for whipping CLEVER N SARCASTIC quotations
3 8

by lebshah

if you are not equip with proper amenities, your friend will taunt you.
3 1

by h.pathrabe250487

eQUIP some one who gave a QUIP
1 24

by crazylooks

QUIP sounds like SIP, When you sip a drink in a noisy way, others will taunt or criticize you.
1 0

by candylove

quirk
Short Definition : sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior;
Ex. by a quirk of fate
Definition
(noun) a strange attitude or habit
Synonyms : crotchet , oddity , queerness , quirkiness

Definition
(noun) a narrow groove beside a beading

Definition
(verb) twist or curve abruptly
Example Sentence
 She quirked her head in a peculiar way

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quirk
Sounds like "quick" (sharp turn).
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by garrulous


A clerk
walking in murk
he hit something and got a knee-jerk
he bent to see, what did he hit
from a lamp some smoke emit.
Genni appeared and told the clerk,
it is a QUIRK
ask for any 3 perk.
14 4

by StudyInVerse

QUI(kyon)RK(rukta)...kyon koi SHARP TURN par rukta nahin hai??
3 10

by lebshah

quisling
Short Definition : traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
Definition
(noun) someone who collaborates with an enemy occupying force
Synonyms : collaborationist , collaborator

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quisling
Quisling; split like QUIT+LINK means a culprit quits and collaborate (link)with enemy
26 1

by animator

Quislings are prone to QUIZZLINGS by the government when caught!
10 6

by drquadros54

Quisling sounds like sibling who aids betraying
10 3

by mohitdia

quit + ling = one who quits linguistic love.
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by garrulous

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by pallavi_limat

Quisling, after Norwegian politician Vidkun Quisling, who assisted Nazi Germany to conquer his own
country and ruled the collaborationist Norwegian government, is a term used to describe traitors and
collaborators.
2 2

by savakarv

the culprit was questioned(QUIZ)...who is the TRAITOR in (LINGuistic department)who helped him to
leak out the paper.
1 2

by lebshah

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by vishaljgosalia

"quisling" == actually sounds like "wrestling" , ie "traitors" are always in a mood to wrestle with you
1 1

by somabrata

QUISLING -> CHRIST + LYING. In the Bible, Judas was caught LYING to CHRIST as he plotted to
betray him.
1 1

by dshefman

quis+ling ; quis sounds like wise/cunning person
0 7

by gopikrish2000

quisling = quis + ling; quit link i.e. quit the link is always a betrayer.
0 0

by shaktipada

quiver
Short Definition : tremble; shake; N.
Definition
(noun) an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
Synonyms : chill , frisson , shiver , shudder , thrill , tingle
Example Sentence
 a frisson of surprise shot through him

Definition
(noun) a shaky motion
Synonyms : palpitation , quivering , shakiness , shaking , trembling , vibration
Example Sentence
 the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe

Definition
(noun) case for holding arrows

Definition
(noun) the act of vibrating
Synonyms : quivering , vibration

Definition
(verb) shake with fast, tremulous movements
Synonyms : palpitate , quake
Example Sentence
 His nostrils palpitated

Definition
(verb) move back and forth very rapidly
Synonyms : flicker , flitter , flutter , waver
Example Sentence
 the candle flickered

Definition
(verb) move with or as if with a regular alternating motion
Synonyms : beat , pulsate
Example Sentence
 the city pulsated with music and excitement

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quiver
Quiver..... sounds like shiver.... when we have fever we shiver/ quiver..... tremble/ shake.
25 2

by reveeriee

quiver=quick+waver waver means moving back n fro...so quick+waver means moving bk n fro
quickly...means shaking
3 3

by pallavi_limat

cover
3 2

by friendofafriend

the soldier quivered when he found that there are no more arrows left in his quiver...!!!
2 0

by sravan1411

quiver rhymes with fever....when we have high fever we started TREMBLNG
1 1

by lebshah

quiver = quick + waver
0 0

by shaktipada

quixotic
Short Definition : idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
Definition
(adj) not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
Synonyms : romantic , wild-eyed
Example Sentence
 as quixotic as a restoration of medieval knighthood
 a romantic disregard for money
 a wild-eyed dream of a world state

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quixotic
quixotic== quick + exotic, if you desire something exotic to happen quickly in your life it is just a
daydream.
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by nasri

THIS WORD IS DERIVED FROM THE NOVEL....Don Quixote de la Mancha...where the HERO IN THE
NOVEL..Cervantes GETS inspired by lofty and chivalrous but impractical ideals.................... SO
QUIXOTE....QUIXOTIC....MEANS HAVING IMPRACTICAL IDEAS.......
18 8

by preetisoni2411

divide it as quix(quick)+otic.. i IDEALY wanted to be a quick runner but it was IMPRACTICALas i am a fat
person..
5 8

by kvsharat

quixotic=quick+sotic(sortic)...if u sort out things quickly without thinking u ll be FOOLISH AND
IMPRACTICAL
4 7

by kruthikamurthy

if we divide quixotic, we will notice xotic which is similar to exotic which mean unusual
3 4

by hossamessam

Quick so thick....He is Quick and so thick(fat here)...which is unrealistic.
1 2

by ArDoR

Don Quixote sings the song "The Impossible Dream" in the Broadway play based on the book Don
Quixote. So, to be quixotic is to dream impossible dreams.
1 0

by kfredie

QUIXOTIC is NOT REALISTIC...just IMAGINATIVE and IMPRACTICAL.
0 4

by ykalyan

Opposite of PRAGMATIC.....
0 1

by Salman

He has given quick tick on the question paper i.e. without understanding i.e. not practical.
0 0

by shaktipada

quizzical
Short Definition : curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking;
bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
Definition
(adj) playfully vexing (especially by ridicule)
Synonyms : mocking , teasing
Example Sentence
 his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air

Definition
(adj) perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know)
Synonyms : questioning
Example Sentence
 he had a quizzical expression

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quizzical
quizzical =quizz+comical =quizz(curious) in a comical(teasing,mocking) way
21 1

by pallavi_limat

FOCUS ON QUIZZ+ICAL..quizes increase curiosity.
4 2

by preetisoni2411

quizzical =quizz+comical =quizz(curious) in a comical(teasing,mocking) way
3 2

by pallavi_limat

how you feel in a difficult quiz?
0 1

by gregarious gary

quorum
Short Definition : minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
Definition
(noun) a gathering of the minimal number of members of an organization to conduct business

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quorum
for status quo, u need a minimum number of people
32 6

by daringdavin

quorus is a group of people singing a line. The minimum number of people required for singing is one -
quorum (singular) :)
21 2

by garrulous

The core persons for a meeting - quorum
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by AndrewVarghese

Quorum - QUantity (number)+ scRUM (Daily Status Meeting). Number of persons in scrum (daily status
meeting)
1 1

by Jugadu

quorum is a forum.for the forum there needs to minimum number of people for to conduct a discussion
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by sacrosant

core persons of forum needed for meeting
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by Thisisnotme

"maintain the de(QUORUM) of the house", decorum could be maintained only minimal members are
present or it is a mess
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by post.suyash

quotidian
Short Definition : daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
Definition
(adj) found in the ordinary course of events
Synonyms : everyday , mundane , routine , unremarkable , workaday
Example Sentence
 a placid everyday scene
 it was a routine day
 there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quotidian
split it as "quote+indian".QUOTE AN INDIAN every day. Newspapers quote opinions of Indians
everyday.. so its a DAILY occurence,customary
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by k-electron

akin to quote. A quote is told repeatedly - i.e., a cliche.
12 2

by garrulous

Qoutidian=Quoted every day
12 0

by rakei

Thought of the day or the quote is a regular mundane thing
2 0

by aroraraman309

Remember the movie 3 idiots in which the QUOTE OF DEAN is always REPEATING
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by yubaraj

A common feature of the Shadowmoon Valley Zone is the continual bombarded by chat messages of
what Illidan Stormrage is saying. Think:Quote Illidan.
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by Rodeokinney

quiti (quota) in a day ie daily mundane work
1 0

by aeshley

while dividing we have to take the quotient not the reminder it is customary, daily,
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by sansecretcp

burgeon
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by sn271081

dian=daily.as there are very few words with Q
0 1

by OCT18THGRE

PRATI DIN....
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by Salman

Quotidian work of wearing coat in the court.
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by nupur10000

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