This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : direct quick route
(noun) the most direct route
he made a beeline for the bathroom
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for beeline
moving in a particular line(direction) like a bee
divide this word like bee+line-- bee line -the most direct line or path on which the bee adopts to reach the destination soon.
bees follow a particualr path through the flowers
beeline (being in line will lead to a direct path quickly than to come in between and get scoldings)
Short Definition : confuse thoroughly
(verb) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
These questions confuse even the experts
This question completely threw me
This question befuddled even the teacher
(verb) make stupid with alcohol
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for befuddle
befuddle ~ fuddle ~ riddle
which confuses you
befuddle sounds like being in the flood of river, at that time one gets confused where to go.
remember Fuddle as MUDDLE...so there is a poem called MUDDLE HEAD by ogden nash..Muddle head means confused person or a stupid person...thats it..!!
suppose u have a great love for BEEF and just at the sight of it u start singing "UDDLE UDDLE ooooo"(old hindi song) ur friend will get confused throughly .in other words ur friend will be befuddled
sounds like baffle - means confuse
Short Definition : father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
(verb) make children
Abraham begot Isaac
Men often father children but don't recognize them
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for beget
a simple proverb that "violence begets violence" means produce or give rise
Beget sounds like bil gate.HE "give rise to"microsoft.
sounds like budget --Budget is the father of all the money related problems.
beget- sounds like BEG AT ,We usually beg money from our father.
to get children
Be + Get >> BE this and you will GET this back....
BEGET : WEnd get pocketmoney from our FATHER....
Short Definition : envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
(verb) be envious of; set one's heart on
(verb) wish ill or allow unwillingly
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for begrudge
begrudge can be broken into beg + rude... so some one who behave rudely with beggars ... the beggar 'wish ill ' for that person
be+grudge. when u have grudge on somebody u always wish ill for him
begru+dge--begru sounds like beggars. beggars usually wish ill to others as their own situation is bad.
be+grudge --recall Grudge the famous horror movie, in which the ghost ( of a lady) killed by her husband which later killed many others because of envy and grudge.
If you "be"come a "guru", others will be jealous of you and push you down from the e"dge" of a cliff.
by Jason Chun
basically taken from begrudgen,...means to complain..so you complain about others because you dont like them.
begru+dge--begru sounds like begher , a begher (without house) person will always be envy of people who exiled him from his house.
REMEBER THE MOVIE GRUDGE where actor jim carrey portrays to be envy of santa...
Short Definition : deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
(verb) influence by slyness
(verb) attract; cause to be enamored
She captured all the men's hearts
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for beguile
A takeoff from the mneumonic for guile, which is Guys guile Girls for sex; BEGUILE is girls attract and lour in guys for their money and nice cars.
Beguile = begal boys in duck tail cartoons were very sly...used to cheat...influence by slyness means foxiness
BE+GUILE....guile means cunning...be guile means to cheat or deceive....
Guile sounds like Giles.. England's spin bowler Ashley Giles always mis leaded the batsman with his wrong-ones.
it sounds like beg+mile means u r misleaded/cheated
beguile : be + guile : guile sounds as Coolie who always try to cheat by asking more money
: be+guile--- guile means to attract by deception
beguile----beg=begger used to attract people..
Short Definition : huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
(noun) someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful
(noun) a person of exceptional importance and reputation
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for behemoth
behemoth = Mammoth
if we can remember the word "mamoth" a large huge creature.
behemoth...it can be remembered wid behim(f mahabharat) who was very big n a powerful person...hence behemoth relates 2 a big n poerrful thing or company....
those who played FINAL FANTASY.BEHEMOTH is a big monster in dat game.
behemoth sounds like "bereham maut" (Hindi word) [death]. Relate it to death caused by huge monster.
Big + Mouth - monster like ....having great power ..!!
Behemoth = Baht+ Mahtv...Aperson of High impotance or reputation.