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Counter-part

Short Definition : thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system

noun) a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
Synonyms : opposite number , vis-a-vis

(noun) a duplicate copy
Synonyms : similitude , twin

counter + part >> remaining part which completes something.

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Coup

Short Definition : highly successful action or sudden attack; coup(s) d''etat; CF. coup de gr^ace: deathblow or shot which kills

 গাট্টা

English to Bengali meaning of coup

(noun) a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
Synonyms : coup d'etat , putsch , takeover

(noun) a brilliant and notable success

Imagine word cup( Coup). One gets cup when they achieve something

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Covenant

Short Definition : binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise

English to Bengali meaning of covenant

(noun) a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
Synonyms : compact , concordat

(noun) (Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

(verb) enter into a covenant

Covalent means a kind of bonding, Covenant means binding between ppl

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Cove-to-us

hort Definition : avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)

(adj) showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
Synonyms : envious , jealous

(adj) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
Synonyms : avaricious , grabby , grasping , greedy , prehensile

covetous = split it as cove(love) + to + US ; because of excessive greed and the love for money covetous people go to USA. i remembered like that.

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Cow

Short Definition : terrorize; intimidateEnglish to Bengali meaning of cow

cow = গাভী , অমার্জিত স্ত্রীলোক


cow leech = গো চিকিৎসক
cow house = গোশালা
sacred cow = এমন কিছু যাকে অযৌক্তিকভাবে প্রশ্ন বা বিতর্কের উর্ধ্বে বলে গণ্য করা হয়
milk cow = দুধেল গাই
cow killing = গোহত্যা
cow doctor = গো চিকিৎসক
cow slaughterer = গোঘাতক
dried cow-dung = করীষ
cow slaughter = গোহত্যা
milch cow = 1. দুগ্ধবতী গাভী    2. যে গাভী দুগ্ধের জন্য পালন করা হয়

1. (noun) female of domestic cattle:
Synonyms : moo-cow

2. (noun) a large unpleasant woman

3. (verb) subdue, restrain, or overcome by affecting with a feeling of awe; frighten (as with threats)
Synonyms : overawe

Think of cow as abbrevation of COWard. A COWard can be easily terrorized and intimidated.

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Coy

Short Definition : shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer

English to Bengali meaning of coy

(adj) affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
Synonyms : demure , overmodest

(adj) showing marked and often playful or irritating evasiveness or reluctance to make a definite or committing statement

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Cozen

Short Definition : cheat; hoodwink; swindle

(verb) be false to; be dishonest with
Synonyms : deceive , delude , lead on

(verb) act with artful deceit

(verb) cheat or trick

Instead of a DOZEN, he took 13 bananas, cheating the shopkeeper.

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Crabbed

Short Definition : sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting

Definition
(adj) annoyed and irritable
Synonyms : bad-tempered , crabby , cross , fussy , grouchy , grumpy , ill-tempered

CRABbed can be remembered from CRAB . CRAB is a peevish, bad tempered and is irritable in nature and it also tends to bite . So A CRAB represents properties of a crabbed person

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Crass

Short Definition : very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior

English to Bengali meaning of crass

 নিতান্ত , অতিমাত্রায় , চরম , বেজায় , চূড়ান্ত , স্থূল , নিরেট

Definition
(adj) (of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility

Just remember grass which is unrefined and grows here and there, crass is also unrefined, not urbane.

crASS == ASS, an unrefined person as an ass.

 

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Credo

(noun) any system of principles or beliefs
Synonyms : creed

Cred we do i.e principles of belief

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Creed 

Short Definition : system of religious or ethical belief

Definition
(noun) any system of principles or beliefs
Synonyms : credo
Definition
(noun) the written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
Synonyms : church doctrine , gospel , religious doctrine

every breed has it's own creed

 

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Creep

Short Definition : move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.

creep = হামাগুড়ি (N), অলক্ষিতভাবে প্রবেশ করা (V), বুকে হাঁটিয়া যাত্তয়া (V), ধীরে যাত্তয়া (V), লতাইয়া যাত্তয়া (V), আঁত্কাইয়া উ�� া (V), হীনতা প্রকাশ করা (V), গা ছম্ছম্ করা (V)

English to Bengali meaning of creep

1. (noun) someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

2. (noun) a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

3. (noun) a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
Synonyms : crawl , crawling , creeping

4. (verb) to go stealthily or furtively
Synonyms : mouse , pussyfoot , sneak

5. (verb) grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)

6. (verb) show submission or fear
Synonyms : cower , crawl , cringe , fawn , grovel

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Cremate

Short Definition : incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium

(verb) reduce to ashes

remember cemetery.. where all people are reduced to ashes

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Crescendo

Short Definition : increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent

(noun) (music) a gradual increase in loudness

(verb) grow louder

divide it like cresc(sound like krish)+end..at the end of krish movie..when hrithik kills the villian..the intensity or the volume of music increses .which conveys the feeling.

CRESCENDO - CR + ESCENDO (ASCEND) - ascend means a gradual rising...here it refers to an increase in volume.

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Crest

Short Definition : top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird

(noun) the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave

(noun) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)
Synonyms : crown , peak , summit , tip , top

(noun) the center of a cambered road
Synonyms : crown

In EM waves the shape is continuous consisting of crusts & troughs..so crest is like Crust i.e upper part/highest point of that wave.

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Crestfallen

Short Definition : dejected; dispirited

(adj) brought low in spirit
Synonyms : chapfallen , chopfallen , deflated

 after fell from the everest(crest).u felt sad and disappointed.

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Crevice

Short Definition : crack; fissure

(noun) a long narrow depression in a surface

Synonyms : chap , crack , cranny , fissure

(noun) a long narrow opening
Synonyms : cleft , crack , fissure , scissure

Revise again your sentence that you don't left space (crack, fissure) between words.

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Cringe

Short Definition : shrink back as if in fear; cower

(verb) draw back, as with fear or pain
Synonyms : flinch , funk , quail , recoil , shrink , squinch , wince

(verb) show submission or fear
Synonyms : cower , crawl , creep , fawn , grovel

SYRINGE...the child CRINGEd at the sight of the doctor holding a syringe

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Crinkle

Short Definition : wrinkle

(noun) a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
Synonyms : crease , furrow , line , seam , wrinkle

(verb) make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
Synonyms : crease , crisp , ruckle , scrunch , scrunch up , wrinkle

(verb) become wrinkled or crumpled or creased
Synonyms : crease , crumple , rumple , wrinkle

 

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Crochet

Short Definition : make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet

(noun) needlework done by interlocking looped stitches with a hooked needle
Synonyms : crocheting

(verb) make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
Synonyms : hook

 

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