This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : display of partiality toward a favored person
(noun) an inclination to favor some person or group
(noun) unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for favoritism
the first part of the word is favor...for example wen a lecturer does favor to any student since he/she like them then he/she is showing partiality to them n thus the meaning!
Short Definition : courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
(adj) attempting to win favor from influential people by flattery
(adj) attempting to win favor by flattery
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fawning
relate it with FAN..imagine of a crazy FAN who ALWAYS TRY TO exhibit his affaction....AND COURT A favour to be with you whole day by flattering with you..
ur pet tryin 2 please u 4 u givin it a meal
FAWNING --- > fa+wning
.....We normally use scent "" fa"" to please a woman rite???...to smell good
Thus the meaning
basically it is derived from fagen ..which means REJOICE..so REJOICING about your boss success by giving him a party..so that he could favour you DURING meetings.
Consider the word in bracket only.
Faw sounds like Wow... U look at a beautiful girle and say Wow... I will TRY TO PLEASE HER BY FOLLOWING HER AND TALKING TO HER(obsequiously)
fawning (yawning) -> so you are out on a date and you start yawning your gf gets angry and then you try to please your gf by flattering
fawn+ing..form..fawn..sounds like fain...means happy and pleased....THINK OF YOUR DOG WHICH IS FAINED WITH YOU..MEANS HAPPY AND PLEASED.
If someone is blowing a paper-FAN for you so that you don't feel hot, he/she is trying to FAWN you
Short Definition : disconcert; dismay; embarrass
(verb) disturb the composure of
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for faze
The face turns faze(d) when someone is humiliated.
wen u get embarrassed by somebody ur FAC(Z)E colour changes.
by himanshu dhumash
faze sounds like phase.....so when you faze someone you actuly embarrass them....and getting embarrass is the worst phase in somebody's life ........
if you faze someone,i.e disturb their composure, it is shown in their face
faze(phas`e) i.e get into trouble , wen in trouble everyone is discomfortable
Faze - Confused :: Haze - Atmospheric moisture, dust, smoke, and vapor that diminishes visibility.....So You Are Confused.
When FAZEr 150cc passes by you...u will be disturbed ...
Faiz Fazail is embarrased and dismayed because Rajasthan Royal is the worst IPL team :(
FAZE(R) byk released by yamaha didn't provide much of sales,so it caused a disconcert
faze is close to freeze we can relate them as antonyms faze means disconcert unlike freeze which meants standstill
Faze - Confused :: Haze - Atmospheric moisture, dust, smoke, and vapor that diminishes visibility.... it has DISTURBED THE BALANCE OR COMPOSURE OF air...
Short Definition : practical; able to be carried out; practicable
(adj) capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for feasible
feasible- see EASI
- work which are easy are always practical to do.sorry i cheated
feasible- see EASI - work which are easy are always practical to do.it may help you
Short Definition : distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
(noun) a prominent attribute or aspect of something
the map showed roads and other features
generosity is one of his best characteristics
(noun) the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin
an expression of pleasure crossed his features
his lineaments were very regular
(noun) the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater
the feature tonight is `Casablanca'
(noun) a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine
they ran a feature on retirement planning
(noun) (linguistics) a distinctive characteristic of a linguistic unit that serves to distinguish it from other units of the same kind
(noun) an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles
(verb) have as a feature
This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France
(verb) wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner
she was sporting a new hat
Short Definition : feverish
(adj) of or relating to or characterized by fever
a febrile reaction caused by an allergen
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for febrile
febrile - feeble; the voice of a person becomes feeble when he has fever
if you travel to kashmir in February via rail( RILE )way you are bound to get fever
fever + ill fever like
it's derived from latin root FEBRIS which means fever....now febris sounds like february...in february we are all having fever of love on 14th
febrile sounds similar to - feverile -> fever like
replace b by v...FEVRILE
In the month of FEB he doesnt board a train (RAIL-RILE),coz in that he has chekd a lot of accidents..so if he travel in train he wil get struck with FEVER...