Suggested Wordlists



This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.

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Short Definition : rubble; wreckage; scattered remains of something broken or destroyed

(noun) the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
Synonyms : detritus , dust , junk , rubble

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debris

de+bris(sounds like barish(hindi)) a village faced lots of "BaRISh" became debris
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by anshulnirvana

Debris is like RUBBISH
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by Punam
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by nandaa

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by keizhere


Short Definition : expose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.; ridicule

(verb) expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
Synonyms : expose
Example Sentence
  • The physicist debunked the psychic's claims

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debunk when you bunked your college, and got caught by your teacher... your teacher exaggerated this fact and ridiculed you in front of the class.
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by preetisoni2411

it can b like ...despite of not bunking the class i was ridiculed and exposed exxageratedly by teacher in front of class.
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by attitude

DEBUNK: THE BUNK(petrol bunk) gives the cheapest petrol in thats exaggeration cos rate of petrol is same everywhere
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by mohit26041988

Call someone a punk means u ridicule him.
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by fanatic


Short Definition : d'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society

(noun) the act of beginning something new
Example Sentence
  • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

(noun) the presentation of a debutante in society
(verb) present for the first time to the public
Example Sentence
  • The band debuts a new song or two each month

(verb) appear for the first time in public
Example Sentence
  • The new ballet that debuts next months at Covent Garden, is already sold out

(verb) make one's debut
Example Sentence
  • This young soprano debuts next month at the Metropolitan Opera

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debut

debut=de+buttress,if u remove the buttress ur not surviving on some ones support,so u start a new thing or profession to feed ur self
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by anudeep meka

deep first appearence then but young girl shown to the public
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by sansecretcp

debutante= debut(first time entrance) + aunty ->formal entrance by aunty(woman)
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by nandaa

debut=debu movie by a filmstar child as its first appearance
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by rinci


Short Definition : young woman making formal entrance into society

(noun) a young woman making her debut into society
Synonyms : deb

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debutante

debut-ante(aunty) a female's debut
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DEBT+AUNT ---> young AUNTIES (do soo much shopping) are always in credicard DEBT credicard debt
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by prasad.sharath

debutante->bfr anuty,deep first appearence then but shown to the public as young woman
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by sansecretcp

debutante(debu +aunte) debu' young aunt made the formal appearance to society
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by keshavpalpali


Short Definition : decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent

(noun) the state of being degenerate in mental or moral qualities
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for decadence

cadence:rhythmic rise and fall (of words and sound).. so de + cadence is only a fall to a lower level without any rising..
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by jc

DECADENCE--->> DECADE means a period of ten something into existence since decades would have been decayed till now...simple...:)
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by mayurborgaonkar

Decadence ~~ Decayance ~~ Decaying .. So, Decay
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by ashek1520 a days the way heroines are dancing is degrading as far as vulgarity is concerned....
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by nileshdive

the word itself resembles the answer-deca-dence.
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by sriharisharma

this word sounds like decay hence some object decays means it is deteriorating.
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by lakshmihs

decadence-> dec month dance will make u fall to lower level bcos of icy floor. The food you throw while falling will decay in time
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by sansecretcp

decadence=decay+dance-> fall to lower level
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by sansecretcp

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by lakshmihs

In this decade density is atmospheric intensity increasing deteriorating the environment.
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by anujpathania

the one which is present from DECADES will decay!.
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by extrovert


Short Definition : pour off gently (wine or liquid)

(verb) pour out
Synonyms : pour , pour out
Example Sentence
  • the sommelier decanted the wines

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for decant

de 'can' t -> pour off from a can (or container)
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by miscyman

sounds like "descend" which means to lower.. thus its like pouring out..
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by deepster89

decant-> dec momth pur gently the wine or else ant will come
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by sansecretcp

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