This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
(adj) not pertinent to the matter under consideration
an issue extraneous to the debate
the price was immaterial
mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point
(adj) not essential
the ballet struck me as extraneous and somewhat out of keeping with the rest of the play
(adj) not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source
water free of extraneous matter
foreign particles in milk
(adj) coming from the outside
extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph
relying upon an extraneous income
disdaining outside pressure groups
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extraneous
Think of news channels....EXTRA+NEWS...In order to get TRP, news channels show irrelevant or unrelated things hence the news are most of the times EXTRANEOUS
concentrate on extra + ne + ous.....something that is extra is NOT ESSENTIAL(NE)
EX(extra)+TRANEOUS(trainees)...We don't need any EXTRA TRAINEES...we have got enuf in our city
EXTRA hai- nahi (NE) - use (OUS).....something in excess and not of any worth
Extra + neo(new) + us => I would not allow Extra New ppls' interference in Us (in our relationship)
extra nurse are comming from outside
Extra + adjective suffix (ous) = Extraneous
by onno manush
external asks extra questions which are not essential
Extra on US. So it is not inherent.
sounds 'extra in ous' >> these people do belong to our group, means are extra.. they are not of any use in our group..
EXTRA + ANUS...extra anus is not essential :p
Short Definition : projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
(noun) (mathematics) calculation of the value of a function outside the range of known values
(noun) an inference about the future (or about some hypothetical situation) based on known facts and observations
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extrapolation
During election time many news channels show extrapole of elections they just try to make predict who will going to win election based on current known information extrapolation is similar
hw much EXTRA did PAUL ATE ? u will hav 2 guess that! :D i.e Infer, conjecture
split it like....extra+pol(sounds like pull.)+ate......AND YOU PULL SOMETHING EXTRA ....TO EXPAND OR EXTEND IT SOME MORE SO EVERY ONE CAN know it.......simillarly extending your knowledge in a unknown area.
maths INTERPOLATION is to estimate between two values,,,EXTRAPOLATION is estimate after last value
pull means draw...so drawing from special cases to a more general cases.
rem extrapolation in maths
Extrapolation:- Extra +Population. you have to come up with a figure for the extra population.
extra + poll >>> during poll's news channels give the extra information about who may probably win comparing the previous records... relate this..
extrapolation- nothing but Exit Pole before election results
Short Definition : free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle
(verb) release from entanglement of difficulty
I cannot extricate myself from this task
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extricate
concentrate on ex+tric...mr.EX(X) PLAYED A TRIC(k) in order to FREE himself from the prison.
take it as the opposite of intricate which means to entangle
(ex+tric+ate) when u remove all the tricks played on someone he/she becomes free
sounds similar to extract and that is what the meaning is.
It took EXTRA(extri)effort for KATE(cate) to free her cat from its entanglements
EXTRICATE means the opposite of RESTRICT.
sounds excrete >>> to excrete means to remove from...
extricate = ex-trick-ate = remove from a tricky situation
Jailor rusticated because kaidi bhag gaya
Extricate = ex means cut the box, tri means tripple, cat & free them to eat.
Short Definition : external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
(adj) not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside
an extrinsic feature of the new building
that style is something extrinsic to the subject
looking for extrinsic aid
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extrinsic
Something extrinsic is EXTRa or EXTRaneous, therefore it is not necessary.
Extrinsic is opposite of Intrinsic
by onno manush
Thnk of Extrinsic Semiconductor..some external material is added 2 d pure semiconductor..
Short Definition : person interested mostly in external objects and actions
(noun) (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
(adj) being concerned with the social and physical environment
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extrovert
person interested in extra things not his own things
person attracted towards other extra thing
Short Definition : force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
(verb) form or shape by forcing through an opening
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for extrude
INtrude is to enter whereas extrude is to force or push OUT (ex means out)
Exit-tru-door.. force out
EXTRA RUDE to get into shape