This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : rubble; wreckage; scattered remains of something broken or destroyed
(noun) the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debris
de+bris(sounds like barish(hindi))..now a village faced lots of "BaRISh" became debris
Debris is like RUBBISH
Short Definition : expose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.; ridicule
(verb) expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
The physicist debunked the psychic's claims
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debunk
DE+BUNK..so when you bunked your college, and got caught by your teacher... your teacher exaggerated this fact and ridiculed you in front of the class.
it can b like ...despite of not bunking the class i was ridiculed and exposed exxageratedly by teacher in front of class.
DEBUNK: THE BUNK(petrol bunk) gives the cheapest petrol in india...now thats exaggeration cos rate of petrol is same everywhere
Call someone a punk means u ridicule him.
Short Definition : d'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
(noun) the act of beginning something new
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
The band debuts a new song or two each month
(verb) appear for the first time in public
The new ballet that debuts next months at Covent Garden, is already sold out
(verb) make one's debut
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
by anudeep meka
deep first appearence then but young girl shown to the public
debutante= debut(first time entrance) + aunty ->formal entrance by aunty(woman)
debut=debu movie by a filmstar child as its first appearance
Short Definition : young woman making formal entrance into society
(noun) a young woman making her debut into society
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for debutante
debut-ante(aunty) a female's debut
DEBT+AUNT ---> young AUNTIES (do soo much shopping) are always in credicard DEBT credicard debt
debutante->bfr anuty,deep first appearence then but shown to the public as young woman
debutante(debu +aunte) debu' young aunt made the formal appearance to society
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..
DECADENCE--->> DECADE means a period of ten years..so something into existence since decades would have been decayed till now...simple...:)
Decadence ~~ Decayance ~~ Decaying .. So, Decay
DECAY+DANCE.......now a days the way heroines are dancing is degrading as far as vulgarity is concerned....
the word itself resembles the answer-deca-dence.
this word sounds like decay hence some object decays means it is deteriorating.
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
decadence=decay+dance-> fall to lower level
In this decade density is atmospheric intensity increasing deteriorating the environment.
the one which is present from DECADES will decay!.
Short Definition : pour off gently (wine or liquid)
(verb) pour out
the sommelier decanted the wines
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for decant
de 'can' t -> pour off from a can (or container)
sounds like "descend" which means to lower.. thus its like pouring out..
decant-> dec momth pur gently the wine or else ant will come