This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : opening in chess in which a piece is sacrificed; action made to produce a future advantage
(noun) an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker
(noun) a maneuver in a game or conversation
(noun) a chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gambit
gambit - remember GAMBIR who is the OPENING batsman... gambit is opening in chess
by the suspect
GAMBIT > In a GAMe you have to GAMBle a BIT to win!
Think of gautham GAMBHIR...he always takes risks and achieves an advantage
he gambled for now for future advantage
Gambit="game"+"bit"(beat)==to beat someone in a game(chess) you need to find the openings
GAMBIT == GAMe BaIT -- Game Bait : Bait given in a game (sacrifice for future gain)
'Game''beat' means beating in game by gambit
Don't u remember King's Gambit in which a Bishop is sacrificed
Starting the "Game" a "Bit" weekly
Short Definition : romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
(noun) gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement
it was all done in play
their frolic in the surf threatened to become ugly
(verb) play boisterously
The children frolicked in the garden
the gamboling lambs in the meadows
The toddlers romped in the playroom
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gambol
gambol : game-ball, in a football game you have to skip the ball playfully because if you don't do it the opposite player will tackle you quickly.
gambol rhymes with gamble (gambling)....so de game of gambling is played in a highly spirited fashion by a set of ppl.
Those who gamble and win skip about playfully, frolic.
GAM(despair,sadness in hindi)+BHOOL(forget)....in order to forget your sadness you should have a playful frolic
In Las Vegas The adults GAMBLE while the children GAMBOL
Think of Gameboy, a light-hearted lesuire play as well as one can play boisteriously too if the game is too exciting
all have seen movie GAMBLE.in which govida was full of playful and joyus.
Short Definition : in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
(adv) in a plucky manner
he was seen by a shepherd, gamely negotiating a particularly tricky section of the mountain road to San Doloroso
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gamely
pronounced as game+lee...so Bret Lee plays the game in a spirited manner.
Bruce LEE plays the GAME of martial arts gamely
when you say I am game, that means that you are ready to indulge in a even t or any game completely in a spirited manner.
when you r playing a game in needs lot of COURAGE AND effort to win.and if you lie down(gamELY).u will lose
Short Definition : entire range
(noun) a complete extent or range:
a face that expressed a gamut of emotions
(noun) the entire scale of musical notes
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gamut
Gamut=From gamma to theta ,the entire range.
GA Mut (don't sing) because range of your vocal cords is abysmally low.
related to gau mut...Cow (gaay in hindi) + pee (mutr in hindi) contain all type of minerals
gamut=ga mati means that land ie entire range
A game shop has gamut of all the games and toys.
the P.T. master told the boys " ur game ll held at the back ground. dont come to other place and play. tat area is ur RANGE" GAME AT UR RANGE
GONE GREEN and when does one go BLUE-green only after an injury....:)
Short Definition : decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
(noun) necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass
(noun) the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)
(verb) undergo necrosis
the tissue around the wound necrosed
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gangrene
gan(GUN)+grene(GREEN)..so if you are shot by a gun and if your leg or hand gets injured and if you donot take any medical care, the wound turns blue..GREEN...AND THAT IS HOW YOU DEVELOP GANGRENE.
Gang Rain i.e. rain in gang means all of a sudden meaning sudden death due to very heavy rain
Short Definition : open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
(noun) an expression of openmouthed astonishment
(noun) a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)
(verb) look with amazement; look stupidly
(verb) be wide open
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gape
GAP(E) means wide open space. So gape is a wide open mouthed expression or action.
by himanshu dhumash
agape is A Gap between lips
GAPE = GAP ; recall the hot scene by sharon stone in basic instinct; she shows GAP b/w her legs...and u felf like..OMG, WTF...amazing...u stare like an idiot !
by rahul naam to suna hoga
Gape sounds like Rape. When you read a gang rape news you got amazed.