1. of or relating to or involved the practice of aiding the memory

    Synonyms : mnemotechnic, mnemotechnical
    Examples :
    • mnemonic device
  2. a device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall

    Type Of : device, gimmick, twist


  1. the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety

    Synonyms : humdrum, sameness
    Type Of : unvariedness
    Examples :
    • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
  2. constancy of tone or pitch or inflection

    Type Of : constancy, stability


  1. having a part of the body crippled or disabled

    Synonyms : maimed


  1. the quality of moving freely

    Antonyms : immobility
    Type Of : quality


  1. of or relating to metrology


  1. speech you make to yourself

    Synonyms : soliloquy
    Type Of : spoken communication, speech, spoken language, oral communication, voice communication, language, speech communication
  2. a long utterance by one person (especially one that prevents others from participating in the conversation)

    Type Of : voice communication, speech communication, language, spoken language, oral communication, spoken communication, speech
  3. a (usually long) dramatic speech by a single actor

    Type Of : actor's line, speech, words


  1. health care for the aged; a federally administered system of health insurance available to persons aged 65 and over

    Type Of : health care


  1. the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement

    Synonyms : intermediation
    Type Of : intervention, intercession
  2. a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial party

    Type Of : talks, negotiation, dialogue


  1. a pauper who lives by begging

    Synonyms : beggar
    Type Of : pauper
  2. a male member of a religious order that originally relied solely on alms

    Synonyms : friar
    Type Of : religious
  3. practicing beggary

    Examples :
    • mendicant friars


  1. of or pertaining to atmospheric phenomena, especially weather and weather conditions

    Synonyms : meteorologic, meteorological
    Examples :
    • meteoric (or meteorological) phenomena
  2. like a meteor in speed or brilliance or transience

    Examples :
    • a meteoric rise to fame
  3. pertaining to or consisting of meteors or meteoroids

    Examples :
    • meteoric shower
    • meteoric impacts