This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
(noun) paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it in strips and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans
(noun) tall sedge of the Nile valley yielding fiber that served many purposes in historic times
(noun) a document written on papyrus
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for papyrus
papyrus: sounds like paper thing
Short Definition : short simple story teaching a moral
(noun) a short moral story (often with animal characters)
(noun) (New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message
the parable of the prodigal son
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parable
para+able.. is a small PARAgraph that makes u able.. (i.e. gives morals)
Is sounds like para+ fable .. fable expressed in one para(short)
It sounds like fable (moral story)
whatever ends in ABLE is a story...
para means SHORT...
parable = para + able; This para of the story is able to give the complete description of the story.
Short Definition : model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
(noun) systematic arrangement of all the inflected forms of a word
(noun) a standard or typical example
he is the prototype of good breeding
he provided America with an image of the good father
(noun) the class of all items that can be substituted into the same position (or slot) in a grammatical sentence (are in paradigmatic relation with one another)
(noun) the generally accepted perspective of a particular discipline at a given time
he framed the problem within the psychoanalytic paradigm
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paradigm
HERE DIVIDE AS PARA+DIGM--- DIGM=DIAGRAM SO DIAGRAM SERVES AS MODEL,EXAMPLE,PATTERN FOR A PROTOTYPE
divide it like parad+igm.....now focus on PARADE....parade is done DURING PUBLIC CELEBRATIONS LIKE INDEPENDENCE DAY, REPUBLIC DAY..just to SHOW OR EXHIBIT THE strength of nation, SO watching a parade is A EXAMPLE OR MODAL for other countries to IDENT
para+digm--- para(pehla) digm(diagram)--- is a PATTERN, or a MODEL or an EXAMPLE to plan something
SO watching a parade is A EXAMPLE OR MODAL for other countries to IDENTIFY ABOUT india's strenth in millitary power.
basically it is derived from latin parádeigma..where deigma is taken from deikma..which means to show....paradigm means to show a pattern to people about something.
paradise is always a standard example.
PARAyoko Mind mae DIG karna jub wo kuch model hothehae ya kuch example
Split as Para and Digm. To explain any PARAgraph easily we need Diagram (Digm)
PARIS DINING is the standard for a gourmet
paradigm -discovery of the new metal radium by the cury models that human beings are borned for innovation
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Short Definition : something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
(noun) (logic) a statement that contradicts itself
`I always lie' is a paradox because if it is true it must be false
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paradox
looks like parad(parade) of ox. which is contradict in nature but can be true.
you are unique but "everybody is unique" .this is a paradox
paradox sounds like hoax (afwaah) >> may b true may b not
imagine a para having two(dox) or in hindi do(2) meaning.would be contradictory.
"All husbands are not married" is a paradox
Short Definition : model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
(noun) an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
(noun) model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paragon
paragon which is a slipper brand makes products which are models for perfection
ARAGON in the movie Lord of the Rings was a perfect soldier
paragon = para-'related to' + -gon'figure has many angles'. If a polygon has infinity angles, it becomes circle. Circle is perfect
Think problem-gone = perfection!
remember PARAGON slippers ..they r standard model of perfection
Remember the paragon slipper ad ???
think of Paragon office chappals >>> ideal thing to be worn in office...
Short Definition : similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parall
(noun) something having the property of being analogous to something else
(noun) an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
(noun) (mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes)
(verb) be parallel to
Their roles are paralleled by ours
(verb) make or place parallel to something
They paralleled the ditch to the highway
(verb) duplicate or match
The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse
(adj) being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting
parallel lines never converge
concentric circles are parallel
dancers in two parallel rows
(adj) of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parallel