This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
(adj) marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
a dapper young man
a jaunty red hat
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dapper
dapper(diaper)- if you can remember the diapers used for babies, should be kept neat and trim(spry).
DAPPER sounds like DATE PAR.
How will you go on a DATE PAR?? Obviously by dressing well and being up-to-date.
So Try to remember DAPPER as DATE PAR !!!!
dapper is very close to word DRAPER(Y).....SO drappery in your house is very neat and clean in its appearance.
For good marks you have to keep your exam paper dapper.
dapper sounds like rapper, eminem(rapper) is neat and trim
DAPPER = don + appear; don appearances is always neat & trimly.
Short Definition : spotted
(adj) having spots or patches of color
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dappled
d+apple...just imagine a d (damaged or rotten) apple..having many spots on it.
sounds like 'stappled'.If u stapple a paper it becomes spotted
because of Greg CHAPPLE, ganguly’s carrier was SPOTTED with failures and criticism.
DAPPLED : DotsAPPLEDots; a new apple pc launched with dots is called dappled
dappled - just imagine a white cloth, on which you dip apple in red colour and dab the apple spots on the color, so it becomes dappled
Short Definition : move or throw suddenly and quickly
(noun) a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
(noun) a tapered tuck made in dressmaking
(noun) a sudden quick movement
(verb) move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
The hummingbird flitted among the branches
(verb) run or move very quickly or hastily
(verb) move with sudden speed
His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dart
remember the game of darts where you throw the pointed needle-like darts quickly towards the board?
Remember 'Blue dart' filght services? known for its fast service of goods
i think we all lnow BLUE DART company.which is a courier company ..it might help you.
dart ~ d + art; distance + art; art of reducing distance - to run or move quickly.
throwing knife on persons head is a Danger+ART
Short Definition : smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
(noun) material used to daub walls
(noun) a blemish made by dirt
he had a smudge on his cheek
(noun) an unskillful painting
(verb) coat with plaster
(verb) apply to a surface
(verb) cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it
smear the wall with paint
daub the ceiling with plaster
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for daub
from DAUB, if you can remember DOBBY from the Harry Potter movies: he was always shabby and dirty, as if COVERED WITH MUD or SMEARED WITH PAINT
daub- this word resembles the word dhobi..person who cleans "daubed" clothes.
daag ache hai...
or daub ache hai....
Dubbed movies are lame, not very artistic, daub is artless painting.
dry+hub->a house covers with straw clay or mud
Short Definition : intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
(verb) cause to lose courage
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for daunt
daunt = haunt = if you are frightened you will be discouraged to go into the haunted house.
this mnemonic is in hindi....daunt..sounds simillar to "daant"(scolding) aur jab bhi daant padti hai we easily get disheartened and frightened.
daunt sounds like DON'T,means som1 discouraging u
DAUNT sounds like "taunt".... When anyone taunts u u get dishartened
sounds like DAAT(to scold in hindi)....when you scold children frequently(DAAT), they become discouraged......
Daunt=aunt means ladies always frighten about their work mostly that what they are doing
determination haunt;due to frightening by haunting determination is decreased or lessened
daunt ~ D (dog) + AUNT; My aunt was daunted by the dog in front of our house.
DAUNT = d + aunt; The aunt y always discourage about success.
Short Definition : bold; fearless
(adj) invulnerable to fear or intimidation
fearless reporters and photographers
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for dauntless
Dauntless - Daunt + less .. If daunt(Fright or FEAR) is less , it means you are bold and dauntless.
+auntless=d-sounds as "the"and auntless.
i am afrid of my aunt.when my aunt went out i am fearless in my home
d+auntless=d-sounds as the and auntless.
many people having no aunt are fearless
DON'T LOOSE your nerve
Dauntless - Danger+aunt+less->It means you are bold and no FEAR.
Dauntless for this word no need to think too we know the daunt means frighten... so dauntless means there is no frighten soo dauntless=not to be daunted.
here "daunt" get resembles "daud"(hindi)bhaganabecause of fear ..so daunt+less= fearless
sounds haunt + less >>> if u r haunt less, then nothing can frighten u... means u r bold..