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1707, from M.L. ossous, from L. osseus ”bony,” from os (gen. ossis) “bone
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People use tranquilizer to catch tiger.
A feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry.
calmness, dispassion, doldrums, hush, impassivity, lull, patience, peace, peace of mind, rest, restraint, serenity, silence, stillness, stoicism
ad – orn i.e adding ornaments to make something decorative.
Their house is adorned with beautiful antique ornaments.
array, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify, bedeck, deck, embellish, enhance, enrich
damage, deform, hurt, leave plain, mar
Mnemonics: Valediction comes from validity i.e. expiry of something. Which is the end or pertaining to a farewell of something.
Meaning : saying farewell; expression of leave-taking
* (Tag: ) in that LAB the way is not straight like margins in RIN soap but complex like jalebi
labyrinth > lady + rin > A lady so desperate 2 find Rin in a supermarket, she finds d huge supermarket like a ‘maze’!
* (noun) complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost
synonyms : maze
* (noun) a complex system of interconnecting cavities; concerned with hearing and equilibrium
synonyms : inner ear , internal ear
abashment, ado, anarchy, astonishment, bustle, chaos, clutter, commotion, complexity, complication, consternation, daze, disarray, discomposure, dislocation, disorganization, distraction, ferment, fracas, haze, mess, muddle, mystification, pandemonium, perturbation, racket, riot, shambles, stir, stupefaction,tangle, trouble, tumult, turmoil, untidiness, upheaval, uproar, wilderness
calm, clarity, method, orientation
>> Obfuscate means make something fussy.
>> To make sth less clear and more difficult to understand.
>> Obfuscation is the concealment of meaning in communication, making it confusing and harder to interpret.
batten, conceal, darken, eclipse, quash, smother, squash, squelch, stifle, suppress, swoon
Mnemonic – goofy – the cartoon character always committed social blunders.
gaffe – social blunder , faux pas
The excursion had in his eyes been a monstrous gaffe, a breach of sensibility and good taste.
goof, howler, impropriety, inaccuracy, indiscretion, lapse, muff, oversight