This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
(noun) how something is done or how it happens
her dignified manner
his rapid manner of talking
their nomadic mode of existence
in the characteristic New York style
a lonely way of life
in an abrasive fashion
(noun) characteristic or habitual practice
(noun) the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior
(noun) consumer goods (especially clothing) in the current mode
(verb) make out of components (often in an improvising manner)
She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks
Short Definition : difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
(adj) giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness
a fastidious and incisive intellect
fastidious about personal cleanliness
(adj) having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures
certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fastidious
just like ...
If your boss is a demanding person he may not leave to you time to eat.Fasting is tedious. So your boss is fastidious.
fas(ana) is tidious ..means kisi ko fasana bhut tidious hai. (jangal mein kisi shikar ko FASaney ke liye use "please" (by bait) karna padta hai. FASana+TEDIOUS=difficult to please=FASTIDIOUS)
fussy n tedious.
those who FAST, be TIDY (ppl who are more like perfectionists) are DIFFICULT TO BE PLEASED
the word also means very careful in matters of taste...FAST+TEDIOUS....a person who takes tedious time to eat is fastidious
fas(Fussy)tidious: remember like he is tediously fussy about minute details.
FAST + TEDIOUS >>> if u do a tedious work fast, then it will NOT be PERFECTly done.. So its DIFFICULT TO PLEASE the person for whom we are doing the work..
To do a tedious job fast is difficult.
It's hard to please someone who's FAST and TEDIOUS at the same time.
Imagine a child FASTing because it is TIDIOUS to give him food he likes. i.e difficult to please the kid
fast is what we do to please god n it is difficult or tedious to do. s6 fastidious is difficult to please
Fasting with LOT OF CARE AND ATTENTION
(FAS)fussy about (TIDIOUS)tedious details
Short Definition : belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
(noun) a submissive mental attitude resulting from acceptance of the doctrine that everything that happens is predetermined and inevitable
(noun) a philosophical doctrine holding that all events are predetermined in advance for all time and human beings are powerless to change them
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fatalism
fate+alism.. basically fate is determined by force beyond ones control.. hence fatalism.
something fatal is deadly or causing death.its everyone's belief that our death is not in our hand and is determined by the one above us
Short Definition : comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
(noun) a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
(noun) (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
(verb) come to understand
(verb) measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fathom
shortform of "father or mother"; they always like to see their son working; he may be an invistigator or a plumber (measure the depth of water)
doesn't really matter for them.
It sounds like Phantom(the comic hero).He was 6 feet tall.So, fathom is a unit of measurement equal to 6 feet.
fathom= fat+home if you have a fat home, tax people will come to investigate.
If a new Fat man comes to your home people will investigate who is this person and why is he so fat??
fath+omâ€”we have FATH(faith) in OM(religious word), and we UNDERSTAND ITS MEANING
if a home looks fat, then police men ll try to investigate; determine the depth of that home..
fathom -> fat + hom(e) -> you become fat eating home made food and you FATHOM(investigate) the cause of it
Phantom: 6 feet tall hero,dives deep in water and finally understands the nature of crimes
Fathom - my father or mother came to understand that i am a tailor who measure fantom(the great comic 6 feet)
investigate the castle whether there is a phantom in it or not
Short Definition : smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
(adj) devoid of intelligence
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fatuous
remembles FAT ASS an ass is considered foolish
focus on 'fat' in this word ..for some foolish people fat people are generally foolish
generally fat people in US are foolish!!
Fatuous - "Fatu" In hindi Fatu means one who dont have much confidence in doing things. So Fatu is one who dont have brain(barinless) and foolish, thats why he is not that so confident
faLtu bolne wala - foolish n insane!
INFATUATED means unintelligently and foolishly in love. Fatuous means unintelligent or foolish.
fat buddhi meaning stupid..
Focus on the FAT in the word, then think of Larry the Cable Guy, who is fat, who makes fatuous comments, and who seems content with his foolishness.
Fatuous = 'fataha'
fatuous=think of a fellow who becomes fat by eating and does not spend any time to become intelligent; foolishly self-satisfied
FArTuous......what will you call your friend farting frequently??? IDIOT
sounds like farthin.. farthing in crowd is too foolish and silly
FAT-U ous:u gotta b inane asinine to b fat..
fattos hain woh
Fatuous is always worn by stupid & uncultured person.
remember those lame-tards in MTV Roadies who call each other fattu instead of Phattu? boy are they FOOLISH.
Short Definition : animals of a period or region; CF. flora
(noun) all the animal life in a particular region or period
the fauna of China
the zoology of the Pliocene epoch
(noun) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fauna
Fauna & Flora sound similarly.
Fauna = animals <>
Flora = plants
Think of a FAWN. = Animal.