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Word: mnemonic

Definition: pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid


More Vocab Words

::: foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
::: subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
::: lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
::: cadaver - corpse; dead human body
::: nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
::: petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen