This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
(noun) the feeling of being bored by something tedious
(noun) dullness owing to length or slowness
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tedium
tedium....stadium.......bored of sitting in a stadium...... especially during test matches...for 5 days..!!!!
Just think of the cognate 'tedious' which means annoying. Tedium annoys too.
Tedium (boring) and Humdrum (dull) are rhyming words and they also relate to each other. If something is dull it is bound to be boring.
Short Definition : practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
(noun) abstaining from alcohol
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for teetotalism
totally drinking tea..not drinking alcohol :-)
tee + total + ism.......focus..on total.....practice of totally abstaining from alcoholic drinks......
Teetotalism and Epicureanism are similar in sound but are opposite in meaning. Teetotalism is to abstain from alchohol but Epicureanism is to enjoy wining (wine) and dining.
TEA+TOTAL- totally taking TEA instead of wine/beer
Tee(THE) + TOTAL + ISM... THE practice of TOTALLY ABSTAINING FROM ALCOHOLISM.....
Short Definition : boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
(noun) fearless daring
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for temerity
Temerity (boldness) is the opposite of timidity, which means fear or shyness.
T+ marry+t...if u will break d word like dis den u will find out meaning...Think like dis dat v need alot of BOLDNESS to marry,v hav 2hold our NERVE b4 dis step
by vaibhav singh
: te+merit+yâ€”if you have merit(academic excellence) then you will be excessive confident and fearless
remember the word tremor.. meaning shaking with fear so a temer person doesn't have tremors...
temerity is opposite of timorous which means timid in nature
teri mitti mein kadam rakhne ki BOLDNESS hai mujhmein
Use the verb "temper" which means to restrain/ control.
Fear nor danger could TEMPER his TEMERITY.
THIMURU - in tamil.. those who know.. u can work out the remaining
Remember of Rakhi Sawant she has such foolish boldness (temerity)..... lolzzzz
sounds like tees maar khan who is very bold and rash.
temerity ( team and rift ) when you are in team you are bold and do not afraid from people who have rift with you
by santosh pokhrel
temerity = Team has merit, so we are fearless daring.
TEMERITY = the + merity; The merit people is always fearless daring.
Short Definition : moderate; make less severe; tone down or restrain; toughen (steel) as by alternate heating and cooling
(noun) a sudden outburst of anger
his temper sparked like damp firewood
(noun) a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
he was in a bad humor
(noun) a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger
his temper was well known to all his employees
(noun) the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking
(verb) bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling
(verb) harden by reheating and cooling in oil
(verb) adjust the pitch (of pianos)
(verb) make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate
she tempered her criticism
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for temper
The TEMPo travellER is a vehicle of moderate speed.
temper means 2 reduce so "divide this tem--per head"where tem can b taken as anything which can b divided
Temper also means to make LESSER. To temper something is to cool it down or slacken its pace.
sound as hamper-kharaab hona as studies hamper hona
Parent to child: You better temper that temper!
temper-temperature. temper means to maintain body temperature i.e., to remain cool
Short Definition : characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
(noun) your usual mood
he has a happy disposition
(noun) excessive emotionalism or irritability and excitability (especially when displayed openly)
(noun) an adjustment of the intervals (as in tuning a keyboard instrument) so that the scale can be used to play in different keys
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for temperament
temeperament - temper + mental.. which shows that temper is a type of emotion of the mind.. thus temperament is you usual mood/ frame of mind..
snds like-temper+permanent;so u r always prone to temper thats ur mood,disposition,characteristic or frame of ur mind
you could see the temparament in an adult by offering him a peppermint candy on ur birthday..:)
Temperament and Inherent are rhyming words. You can say, that some people have a certain temperament which is inherent in them.
Short Definition : moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
(adj) (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate
a temperate region
the temperate zones
(adj) not extreme in behavior
temperate in his habits
a temperate response to an insult
temperate in his eating and drinking
(adj) not extreme
a moderate penalty
temperate in his response to criticism
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for temperate
Temper+ate= which means he dosen't have a temper , that is he is self-controlled and is not extreme in behavior.
The temperate zone bw the hot tropics and cold polar has moderate climate.
Think of the word TEMPERATURE. If temperatue is mild at some place, that place might be called a temperate zone
Temperate and Tolerant are rhyming words and they both mean, someone or something that is moderate or self-restrained.
temperate=temper+ate...if one ate their own temper..so he has no temper to exhibit..so he is not extreme in behaviour..@maha