This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
(adj) containing or based on a fallacy
an unsound argument
(adj) intended to deceive
smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice
a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes
(adj) based on an incorrect or misleading notion or information
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fallacious
fallacious.split it like fallac+ious...if you just concentrate on fallac..it look like FALSE,......so THINK that SOMETHING is based on a FALSE OR incorrect notion.....
basically this word is taken from... fallacia..means deceitful......so something which is deceitful is always based on misleading and incorrect notion.
the root fall means to deceive,if u remember this root it will in other words like infallible-not prone to error
It sounds like malicious ,,, malicious software "misleads" us , its "harmful"
fall ante padesdhi so some thing harmful
fal(falthu in hindi) =>means waste which is not correct(lie)
fallacious - misleading and fall from height.(false,misleading)
Short Definition : liable to err
(adj) likely to fail or make errors
everyone is fallible to some degree
(adj) wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
I'm only a fallible human
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fallible
fall+iblle....think of a person who can FALL FOR anything, hence makes mistakes.
Fallible may be memorized as "Failable" = Likely to fail.
a gullible is fallible
fALLIBLE.. read the capital one..e.i; ALLIBLE... A=not... LLIBLE= liable...
so its maens not liable tht means wuld definitely mak some ERROR....
false bill - > bills liable to make mistake
Short Definition : (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
(noun) cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons
(adj) left unplowed and unseeded during a growing season
(adj) undeveloped but potentially useful
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fallow
after plowing farmer fallow(fall-low) of money so, he left it without seeding(uncultivated)
fallow is like "falo" in hindi (fruit/ripe) so khet ko falne foolne ke liye it has to be left uncultivated..
remember seeds are sown in shalow depth pits.. here fallow - F symbolises False/not makin it Fallow i.e plowed bt not sowed.
if a Tennis player falls low in ranking, sooner he will be unseeded!
fallow= buffalo, which are used in plowing the soil
the farmer has alrdy plowed..now he has to FAL LOW to sow the seeds
fallow sounds like shallow... shallow water is inactive!
Short Definition : make (something written) false by changing
(verb) make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
(verb) tamper, with the purpose of deception
Fudge the figures
cook the books
falsify the data
(verb) prove false
(verb) falsify knowingly
She falsified the records
(verb) insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
Short Definition : hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
(noun) the act of pausing uncertainly
there was a hesitation in his speech
(verb) be unsure or weak
Their enthusiasm is faltering
(verb) move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
(verb) walk unsteadily
The drunk man stumbled about
(verb) speak haltingly
The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for falter
falter is like farter.. who farts a lot.. people hesitate farting in public.. so HESITATE
FALTER-fall in gutter becoz u feel weak and stumbling while walking
by himanshu dhumash
failing to utter due to hesitation.
falter sounds like fati(Hindi)jab kisi ki fatti he tab he or she falter.
a faulty person[falter] always hesitates to avoid further faults
'Falter' sounds like 'halter' & girls hesitate when they wear halter!
falt+alter--- we HESITATE to ALTER our FALTS(faults), we are always reluctant to correct some fault which we have done
"hindi chor ki dadi mein tinka " Defaulter always hesitate
falter- a person who falls while walking loses his momentum.
Chelsea falter, United flatter in ECL: http://media.smh.com.au/sport/sports-hq/chelsea-falter-united-flatter-in-ecl-2303077.html
faltu hindi pe wrong person so generally
people who commits sin hesitates more waek in spirit
Falter sounds like fall..when you fall in front of others you feel hesitated
by swetha G N
f+alter---->focus altering....changing focus continuously...
fathers hesitate weaken in purpose or action.
Short Definition : excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
(noun) excessive intolerance of opposing views
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fanaticism
it sounds like fantastic . u say fantastic with lot of zeal
watching movies about FANATIC is full of zeal
by himanshu dhumash
the words is synonym to zealot. zeal is praise so zealot is excessive praise or zeal.
the fanaticism of aamir khan as a terrorist in movie fanaa
Fan+ actic= as he is a fan of some phylosophy he is not ready to give up.
Fanaticism is often zeal without knowledge or without a rational basis.
Has fan and ism. Fans have excessive zeal and their policy(ism) is to follow somebody with extreme devotion.
To provide excessive zeal fanatics books were published for engg. students