This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
(noun) a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription
(noun) a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge
(noun) a small flat compressed cake of some substance
(noun) a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tablet
A Gazzette (newspaper) is also a Tablet because it has a number of sheets folded into one place.
tab(computer) is to review files and let is to go in so tab+let will relate to allowing it to go into ur body to fight a disease
tab means decoration and let(letter) decorate with letters on a stone
Short Definition : understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
(adj) implied by or inferred from actions or statements
gave silent consent
a tacit agreement
the understood provisos of a custody agreement
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tacit
tacit ~ take it; imagine you are giving permission to someone to take something from your room...but you didn't say it verbally but via your actions.
tacit= take + it
or you will have to take something which is not expresssed...
Tacit - Change the word to Tact - You tactfully (with perfection)handled the situation even without expressing it in words (tacit).
break it as taci -t = taxi ..when u r waiting on road side . it implied, understood without being expressed that you need taxi
Example for Tacit is Mr.Bean's Action,who used to laugh a lot with out speaking a word
Mr.Bean is a tacit Actor :)
pushpaka vimanam is a movie in which kamalhasan acted,it is movie full of tacit no single word or dialogue,its full of actions
by isabella swan
Short Definition : habitually silent; talking little
(adj) habitually reserved and uncommunicative
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for taciturn
Taxi Driver will be reserved or uncommunicative while "Driving".
meaning of tacit = silent. so meaning of tacit + urn = taciturn = silent person , untalkative
akin to tacit which means "without words".
Taciturn and Reticent are somewhat similar in sound and they also have the same meaning, which is, someone who uses words sparingly, is reserved.
taciturn is uncommunicative;1 who talks little its anotnym being garrulousness
Ben loves soccer and tennis. He also enthusiastically plays ping-pong and frisbee golf.
by anne C.
Short Definition : skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
(noun) consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tact
tact= t(=talent)+ act ... so, if you want to show your talent, you need to have the tact to put your act together.
just one word we need for explanation "tactic"
Short Definition : careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
(adj) having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others
she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion
a tactful remark eased her embarrassment
(adj) showing skill and sensitivity in dealing with people
by diplomatic conduct he avoided antagonizing anyone
a tactful way of correcting someone
the agency got the kid-glove treatment on Capitol Hill
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tactful
tact+ful...one who know all the tact to persuade people will never cause any offense to any one .
Tactful - Tact + Full. Someone who knows how to handle a situation tactfully, is well mannered and tactful.
Short Definition : pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
(adj) of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
a tactile reflex
(adj) producing a sensation of touch
the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tactile
CON-tact - If you are in contact with something, you are in touch with it and hence it is tactile.
It sounds similar to Reptile(class of animals e.g Snake).Now this animals e.g snake are quite sensitive or react suddenly when see something .thus quite sensitive and as we can't touch them so related to touch.
by Yogendra Mishra
tactile sounds like textile, we are in constant touch of clothes, it implies the meaning
come in-tact means come in touch. So, tact means: sense of touch.