This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : inquiry; question; V.
(noun) an instance of questioning
there was a question about my training
we made inquiries of all those who were present
(verb) pose a question
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for query
query is to enquiry
Short Definition : line (of waiting people or vehicles)
(noun) a line of people or vehicles waiting for something
(noun) (information processing) an ordered list of tasks to be performed or messages to be transmitted
(noun) a braid of hair at the back of the head
(verb) form a queue, form a line, stand in line
Customers lined up in front of the store
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for queue
Short Definition : minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
(noun) an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or objections
(verb) evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
(verb) argue over petty things
Let's not quibble over pennies
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quibble
mnemonic in hindi.. read it as qui(kyun)+bble(bill)..KYUN BILL ITNA ZYADA HAI?, you OBJECT to reading of meter & COMPLAIN to the authorities..
Query + babble (minor objection/murmuring).
Remember, the magazine by Luna LoveGod's father - "The quibbler", it was called so because it carried petty criticism of people.
QUIBble->quib->rhymes with crib(cribbing) means complain, raise petty objections
pebble...small piece of rock..
Quibble is to Squabble..
relate it to foible
Short Definition : mercury
(noun) a heavy silvery toxic univalent and bivalent metallic element; the only metal that is liquid at ordinary temperatures
(adj) liable to sudden unpredictable change
mercurial twists of temperament
a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quicksilver
quicksilver, is a mercury which is very volatile
mercury will be in silver color and reacts quickly with others.
Beats of DJ Quicksilver change quickly. - erratic
Short Definition : dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
(adj) not active or activated
the quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar radiation
(adj) marked by a state of tranquil repose
the quiescent melancholy of the town
(adj) being quiet or still or inactive
(adj) (pathology) causing no symptoms
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quiescent
quiescent => quies ~ quiet = motionless
quies(QUITE)+scent(in hindi shant means quite)..so someone who is quite or shant for a period of time.
quiz + cent, teacher asks students who will get cent(100) in the quiz...everyone reamains silent for sometime
quiescent=quiet+descent..........lady1:->"What a QUIEt and deSCENT son u have..."...lady2:->"please dont go on his TEMPORARY INACTIVENESS...come to our house some day and u shall realise that he is an active volcano..!!!".......:D
queue scent for buying a scent a stand in a queue and bcom quiescent
It sounds like QUICKSAND, which looks harmless but deadly . A dormant threat .
quie(quiet)+scent=scent or scence means 'growing' as in aduloscent.so quiescent means GROWING QUITER
Diesel Accent was quiet and quiescent
quiet+sometime....quiet for sometime..dormant
qui- quality, e-scent- perfume(in hindi), so, a quality scent stands still on our clothes for hours, hence motionless..
Short Definition : tranquillity; calmness
(noun) a state of peace and quiet
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quietude
quiet.+tude.look at the word.quiet..means..calm...silent...so quietude means calmness..tranquill
quietude== quiet+ attitude. so when someone have quiet attitude he or she musta be calm and cool.