This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
(noun) failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
(noun) the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern
Short Definition : so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
(adj) so small as to be meaningless; insignificant
the effect was negligible
(adj) not worth considering
he considered the prize too paltry for the lives it must cost
a trifling matter
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for negligible
NEGLect it because it's not (><) GIB (big )
Short Definition : someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
(noun) (Greek mythology) the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance
(noun) something causing misery or death
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nemesis
hence wants to take revenge..my sister wouldn't have been the cause of my downfall.
Genesis(the old testament, bible) tells us to refrain from nemesis
ne(any)-mesi(mystery)so is there any mystery is present
I will take revenge on her, I will become the Name for Misery - a Nemesis to her
nemesis:- north east(ne for north east)india has(me for has) seven sister states where ancient tribal people are become terrorist to get their right back from the outsider who occupied there later and become the wealthy & pwrful.
ne(ur) me sis -> taking revenge
Short Definition : new or newly coined word or phrase
(noun) a newly invented word or phrase
(noun) the act of inventing a word or phrase
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for neologism
'neo' means 'new' and 'logos' means 'word'; so 'neologism' means inventing new word.
the word neo means new.... which gives the meaning!!!
Short Definition : recent convert; new member of a religious group; beginner; CF. plant
(noun) a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously
(noun) any new participant in some activity
(noun) a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for neophyte
split the word into "neo = the matrix hero" and "phyte = fight". Thus neo fights in matrix movie as a beginner or new commer to save the revolution.
neo+phyte ~ new + fight;
A new member or beginner always has to fight to establish his own identity.
NEW(neo)+FAITH(phyte)....a person who has faith in new religion is a neophyte
NEO(phyte) sounds like new...so someone who is new at some thing and learning it...
new + fight = the last rule of Fight Club is, if its your first night, then you have to fight
Short Definition : favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
(noun) favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for nepotism
ne + poti + sm ~ poti (grand-daughter) .. every grand father shows favoritism for his grand daughter.
(Tag: Hindi) ne + poti + sm ~ poti (grand-daughter) .. every grand father shows favoritism for his grand daughter.
What Mallu/Conga/Gulti HR managers DO in IT industry (favoring people from their place)
Nepotism - The great leader "Nepolean" devoid of giving preference to his kins or relations.
Nepotism comes from the Italian term "nepote", meaning "nephew (someone's relative)". Nepotism deals with the hiring of relatives.
new pot of briyani for nephew favoritism