This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : animal-biting fly; irritating person
(noun) a persistently annoying person
(noun) any of various large flies that annoy livestock
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gadfly
Think of it as a Badfly or a biting fly who IRRITATES.
In Hindi Gadha(Gad)+Fly
gaddfi, the libian leader , who is most irritating to world
by onno manush
GAD (gand = GAnD) ie ass biting fly naturally ass of animal, and whichever fly bites us irritates us
Shoo fly, don't bother me!
Short Definition : social blunder
(noun) a socially awkward or tactless act
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gaffe
Disney character Goofy who was always making Blunders.
sounds like internet caffe....there always social blunders in internet caffe
A giraffe is very gaffe since it is very uncoordinated and it's social behavior lacks coordination as well.
gaffe sounds like buffet (meal party) .... you should know the etiquette of eating in a buffet otherwise you might make a gaffe (Social blunder) !
Gaffe rhymes with Gape - open mouth in amazement. If U gape at someone's Galfrnd at party it is social blunder.
sounds like gadaffi..whose rule in libya is social blonder...
Short Definition : deny
(verb) take exception to
She challenged his claims
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gainsay
she has (Gain)ed weight but is not (say)ing it which means, she is denying the fact.
GAINSAY~ GHANTE SEY...we say ghante sey when we want to deny sumthing..so GAINSAY=GHANTE SEY= DENY
to "GAIN"(say profit) you have to "SAY" something(challenge something)
Those opposed to dishonest GAIN SAY it is unethical.
by memory man
u have something to gain by saying lies.
Gai(gay's) say (open speech) is disputed/challenged/not accepted in our society.
SAY a girl puts up or GAINS aa lot of weight.She will be DENIED to follow her usual heavy diet
if a GAY says some thing then it is contradicted by others.
when somebody (gain)s weight they [deny] (say)ing it obviously.
gainsay = a say need gain is always weak commenti.e contradictory.
Short Definition : manner of walking or running; speed
(noun) the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
(noun) a horse's manner of moving
(noun) a person's manner of walking
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gait
gait rhymes with weight...person with excess weight has a different manner of walking or running.
Remember gate exams which need a different pace to cope up with.
Sounds of Gate : imagine moving pace of gate opening relating to rate of movement,followed by footsteps to relate to walking steps
When he entered the gate, evrybdy laughed at his gait.
Sounds like 'gate', if you face a lower gate then your 'gait' differs from normal.
when u entered the institution's GATE your manner of walking should be formal.
On the gate I was watching her sexy gait
Short Definition : large isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; collection of brilliant personalities
(noun) a splendid assemblage (especially of famous people)
(noun) tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
(noun) (astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust
`extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'
Short Definition : windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
(noun) a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gale
gale -> Chris Gayle( West Indies cricket player) Gayle plays like a storm.
gali = wind
The weather was so bad that is started to hail and gail.
Imagine that ur music teacher is asking u 2 sing a song ("Gale le beta ek gana gale"). As soon as u start singing, wind storm comes and disturb everything, but still u r singing bcoz u r emotionally outbursted.
by satish L
gali means air in telugu so violent flow of air is gale