Decorum Mnemonic Dictionary Video | 5+ decorum sentences


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drink decent rum for decorum

maintain polite or appropriate behavior


Word – decorum


Meaning – polite or appropriate behavior or conduct


Part of Speech – noun


Synonyms – propriety, properness, orderliness, decency, etiquette


Antonyms – rudeness, impoliteness, indecency


Decorum sentences

1   The teacher asked the class to maintain decorum while she was gone.

2   The rules that a society follows are to maintain decorum but we must realize that as we develop certain rules are needless.

3   A prince of a large state is expected to act with more decorum.

4   The chef of the house was the master of the other servants and would ensure decorum.

5   The people of the tribe were lenient on the tourists who lacked proper decorum.

6   The principal asked the students to maintain decorum in the auditorium while watching the performances.


Under the Lens: Difference between Etiquette, Propriety and Decorum

Although these words are used interchangeable, you can find minute differences in them.

Propriety is associated with proper behavior. It means conformity to established standards of good or proper behavior or manners. It is the most general of the three words.

Etiquette means following the code of conduct followed in any class or community. Like propriety it also refers to good manners like making others feel comfortable in social situations, having a proper behavior etc.

Decorum has more to do with orderliness. It suggests dignified manner of dress, speech, behavior etc.


Avarice Mnemonic Dictionary Video | 5+ avarice sentences | Avarice Vs Greed



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Mnemonic – Ava eats rice greedily


Word – Avarice


Meaning – Greed esp. for wealth


Part of Speech – noun


Synonyms – avidity, covetousness


Antonyms – generosity, philanthropy


Avarice Sentences

1   The problem with a capitalist world is that its primary motivations are based on the avarice of an individual.

2   Game of Thrones is based on the political ambitions and avarice of the rich and mighty.

3   How do you aim to satisfy the avarice of a conqueror that is not willing to stop until the whole world is at his feet?

4   People say she married him not because of love but due to avarice.


Avaricious Sentences

1   Gollum is an avaricious creature created by Tolkien whose lust for ‘The Ring’ is legendary.

2   Moll Flanders can be termed as an avaricious woman who sees everything in terms of money.


Under the Lens: Difference between Avarice and Greed

Greed is an informal word. Although greed can suggest an unreasonable desire for wealth, possessions and other things, it is more often used to express an excessive desire for food.

Avarice is a more formal word. It is also a stronger word as it suggests an extreme desire. Avarice is always associated with money and possessions. So don’t call your sibling avaricious if he/she is snatching chocolate from you.