This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
(noun) rewording for the purpose of clarification
(verb) express the same message in different words
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paraphrase
Para+phrase. (convert paragraph to a phrase..ie translation)
its like paragraph written using our own phrases
PARAI+PHRASE- to put something PARARI(belonging to others) in ur words/PHRASE. PHRASE PARAI things
Short Definition : animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
(noun) an animal or plant that lives in or on a host (another animal or plant); it obtains nourishment from the host without benefiting or killing the host
(noun) a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parasite
para (Skt) means other. Site means place to build home.
Parasite means: insect living on other person's body.
Short Definition : extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
(adj) dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight
a vast desert all adust
land lying baked in the heat
the earth was scorched and bare
sunbaked salt flats
(adj) toasted or roasted slightly
parched corn was a staple of the Indian diet
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parched
if you parked the car in open, then due to sunlight and greenhouse effect it will become hot or dry
parched = P (police) after + marched (parade)= they become dry and thirsty
parked the car because of thirsty .so u need to drink cool drink
In March (and April) the summer is at its peak in places like delhi,nagpur,mumbai ... the climate becomes extremely dry and hence you are extremely thirsty
Parched!! ..Pls try the word preched instead for remembering. Think about the story of thirsty crow perched on a tree which put stones so that it can drink water from pot.
if you are left in a car PARKED in sunlight ..then after sometime you will become THIRSTY...
if u march[walk] in march you will be thirsty[parched]
after marching in parade or pocession you feel dry and thirsty
I "marched" in the parade thats y m feeling thirsty
Yeo(GEO)man = earth man means FARMER.....!!!!
Short Definition : writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
(noun) a superior paper resembling sheepskin
(noun) skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parchment
parch => dry (something dried)
ment => an advantage
In olden days marching Sheeps and Goats were killed to make INK out of them
parch rhymes with march and it is meant for writing.parchment is maent for writing words on them that ia paper prepared from sheep or goat
by isabella swan
Short Definition : cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
(verb) decrease gradually or bit by bit
(verb) cut small bits or pare shavings from
(verb) strip the skin off
(verb) remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
pare one's fingernails
trim the photograph
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pare
for pare,we can remember spare,"we generally say spare a little bit for us also". Pare can be referred to a bit.
by anudeep meka
You PARE your food when you eat SPARINGLY.
sounds like PAIR...pair means two..so when you become two i.e when you get a girl friend, your money from the wallet gets PARED day by day....
pare rhymes with tear
i wont spare u wait iam cmg to pare ur skin.idiot
by isabella swan
Short Definition : social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
(noun) a person who is rejected (from society or home)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for pariah
consider it as paraya.. which in Hindi means stranger.. hence it could be an outcast..
paria(fairy) are different from us and cannot be taken into our society, outcast
Pariah: Pari->Sari. If Someone discomfits a woman anyway by pulling her sari, he will definitely be SOCIAL OUTCAST. (Any way pls don't mind)
Pariah was an outcast in the choir because her voice didn't sound like Mariah's.
pariah :: Pare Ho : As is said in local hindi language pare ho (go away), so a Pariah is someone who is rejected from society and is ordered to stay away