Censure Mnemonic Dictionary Video | 5+ censure sentences

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Mnemonic – cent sure to severely criticize the dollar


Word – Censure


Meaning – to severely criticize


Part of Speech – verb


Synonyms – admonish, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove


Antonyms – approve, endorse, compliment


Censured Sentences

1   The author has censured capitalism in his latest novel.

2   The world has censured nations which have not been able to root out terrorism.


Censure Sentences

1   I value not her censure any more than I should do her commendation. (taken from Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility)

2   After working hard for something it hurts when someone censures your work.

3   Jack’s girlfriend would often censure him for his lack of sensitivity.

4   You can only do your work; the media may praise you one day and censure you on another.


Know about the Words of Criticism – Censure vs Reprimand vs Reproach vs Admonish vs Reprove vs Rebuke


Aberrant Mnemonic Dictionary Video | 5+ Aberrant sentences



A unique ant and a unique word


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Mnemonic – A berry ant is aberrant because it is Diverging or different from the normal type of ant.


Word – Aberrant


Meaning – Diverging or different from the normal type


Part of Speech – Adjective


Synonyms – abnormal, anomalous, errant, unusual


Antonyms – Normal, usual, regular


Aberrant sentences

1   The aberrant nature of sexual behavior in certain tribes surprises us.

2   Genetic research shows that identifying aberrant genes may help us understand and cure many diseases

3   Society has always found it difficult to accept any aberrant behavior.

4   The most loved characters in children stories are those that think, speak, or behave in aberrant ways.

5   Due to the aberrant data, the experiment had to be done again.


Under the Lens: Errant, Aberrant and Inerrant

Both errant and aberrant mean deviating or straying from the normal course. Errant, more specifically, can just mean wandering or straying. Errant and aberrant come from the same root. If we add the negative prefix in- to that root, we get inerrant which means free from errors. Inerrant should have meant not wandering etymologically but language is not mathematics. Anyways I hope you got the idea.


Accolade Mnemonic Dictionary Video | 5+ accolade sentences



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Word – Accolade



a) an expression of praise

b) an award or honour


Part of Speech – Noun


Synonyms – praise, award, honor


Accolade Sentences

1   Her performance at the Kodak theater won her many accolades.

2   It was a difficult surgery and the team of doctors deserve all the accolades bestowed upon them.

3   The FIFA player of the year is a sporting accolade given to the best soccer player of the year.

4   The ultimate accolade for an artist is the love and affection of his audience and fans.

5   It may always be debated whether a particular film deserves all the accolades showered by the critics.

6   Heath Ledger’s performance in Batman received accolades from the press.


Under the Lens: The Accolade Ceremony

The accolade is the ceremony to award knighthood. Over the years the ceremony has taken many forms. The most popular being the tapping of the flat side of the sword on the shoulders of the person being knighted. From about 1852, the meaning of “accolade” was extended to mean “praise” or “award” or “honor.”


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.