This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : agreeable; pleasing to the taste
(adj) acceptable to the taste or mind
a palatable solution to the problem
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palatable
PAL+AT+TABLE - u nd ur PALs At Table......obviously food is gonna very tasty...
PALATABLE sounds similar to Palak (Spinach) on the table. So the palak on the table is very pleasing in taste.
its easy - plate - able - only tasty food hi rakhte hain
Anything which the palate can take in is palatable
sounds like placate which means to pacify someone or make him agreeable
PLATE n TABLE. so u are having plate on table
Short Definition : roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
(noun) the upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palate
remember PAL+ATE, ur pal eats everything u hav cooked it means he has good sense of taste
Remember Plateau - Roof of the mountain
palate seems like plate and the endoupper surface of you mouth is like the plate
by santosh pokhrel
Short Definition : of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
(adj) relating to or being a palace
(adj) suitable for or like a palace
a palatial yacht
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palatial
Read it: palashial i.e., like a palace.
'palat' in hindi means 'turn'
we'l be turning again and again to see a magnificient thing!
A glacier is magnificent. Imagine a palace on top of a glacier. That would be palatial
in hindi palatial (pala- shi -el)palat ke dekhshe is so beautiful ie magnificent)
Think that: Shial (Fox) was pala (pet) in an ancient palace.
Short Definition : study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
(noun) the earth science that studies fossil organisms and related remains
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paleontology
paleonto(get the feeling of word plant and pale..so plant(and animals too) when it dies becomes pale and the remains of it are known as fossils,+logy(means study)..so study of fossils known as paleontology.
paleontology = pale (dull) + eon (age) + to + logy(study) = dull age means prehistoric life's study
ROSS IS a PALEONTOLOGIST,Always talks about dinosours ,fossils,blah blah blah
pehle(pele) ki padai(logy).
paleontology -imagine that pele has died and buried and his fossil has formed which people are studying
by santosh pokhrel
Short Definition : board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
(noun) the range of colour characteristic of a particular artist or painting or school of art
(noun) board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used
(noun) one of the rounded armor plates at the armpits of a suit of armor
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palette
sounds like plate...the plate on which painters mix paints...
to paint something painter ko sabse pehle lette banani padti hai...so palette
palATE -> roof of the mouth
palETTE ->board on which painter mixes pigments
palLET -> small,poor bed
Short Definition : parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
(noun) a manuscript (usually written on papyrus or parchment) on which more than one text has been written with the earlier writing incompletely erased and still visible
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for palimpsest
sounds like pamphlet ,
and a palimpsest is a sort of pamphlet .
limp + sets -> sets of paper that has gone limp due to erasing and rewriting.
you wrote a phone number on your palm and after an hour you wrote address on same palm with previous no. slightly visible...
palm(or phamplet)gone limp by rewriting and rubbing...
my midget PAL was a victim of incest, wait, cross out n and c and change that to iMPSest
Pa(piece)+limp(about to erased or vanished )+set=piece is used for set which is about to erase or vanish