This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : truthfulness; adherence to the truth
(noun) unwillingness to tell lies
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for veracity
veracity and voracity were two cities, people of vora city used to eat too much and people of vera city used to tell truth about their fattiness, which caused differences between two cities
(in this way you can remem. both words)
U must have the audacity to exhibit veracity!!!audacity means courage...veracity means truthfulness......(2 words at a go)
ver=truth so truthfulness or honesty
VERITASERUM...a potion in harry potter which is used to make ppl tell truth is derived from this word!!!
Veracity and sincerity are both synonyms of the word truthful.
VERUS is a Latin root for true....
veracity rhymes with accuracy ...(sing it)
vera=veer in hindi veer is powerful person) + city, so in vera city every thing is truthful.
veracity (verify + accuracy) = truthful
VERAcity...VEERA always tells truthful city :)
Short Definition : put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb
(verb) be verbose
This lawyer verbalizes and is rather tedious
(verb) express in speech
She talks a lot of nonsense
This depressed patient does not verbalize
(verb) articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
She expressed her anger
He uttered a curse
(verb) convert into a verb
many English nouns have become verbalized
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verbalize
verbal-->words hence verabalize is put into words
Verbalize and sermonize sound the same and mean, a speech.
Short Definition : word for word; in the same words; repeating the actual words exactly
(adj) in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
a direct quotation
repeated their dialog verbatim
(adv) using exactly the same words
he repeated her remarks verbatim
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verbatim
verbatim = verbat(verbal) + im(important) .... an important talk should be reported word for word .....
Verbatim is like immitation...both words signify, to copy.
verb+atim = hatim, so verd used by hatim was repeated word to word by him.
verb-at-im - verb at immitation using same words
Short Definition : pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
(noun) overabundance of words
(noun) the manner in which something is expressed in words
use concise military verbiage
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verbiage
VERBIAGE IS A GARBAGE OF WORDS.
Can be split into verb + age, usually aged people speak a lot.
verbiage--verb+i+age--a person who is using verbs(words)ten times more of his age.
verbiage is garbage of verbs(or words) i.e excessive
relate it to VERBOSE
Verbiage can be phrased and rephrased into smaller words such as verb,age, beige, big, and so on, thereby giving you a choice of words (verbiage).
verb+iageâ€” VERBusAGEâ€”using lot of verbs(words)
VERBal+AGE =with age u gain more control on the verbal part and can use a pompous array of words.
Short Definition : wordy; N. verbosity
(adj) using or containing too many words
long-winded (or windy) speakers
verbose and ineffective instructional methods
newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verbose
VER for verbal BOSE for boss; so you may say that your boss is excessively verbal.
verb + ose ..hence can be related to verbal and hence word
relate it to "Verbal",as verbally
we go for words to convey our msg,so verbose is with lots of
verbal overdose:i.e. too many words giving overdose
break it as verb->words and ose->ooze ..words are ozig out
overdose of verbs == verbose
Short Definition : green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
(adj) characterized by abundance of verdure
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for verdant
Animals with BADA DANT eat greenery.
ver = true
verd = green
verb = words
VARDAAN(blessing)...green colour is ablessing...green vegetables,trees,hills....
Its a VERDAN to sit on grass, away from this fast,hectic,competitive life ! isnt it?
Verdant (greenery) and exuberant (growing profusely)...the exuberant wild flowers of the verdant rain forest.
simple here the clue is green ,right??hav you ever imagined or have seen a weird+ant which is green in color??
'verdant'='verdure'+'ant'; '-ant' means 'full of' so 'verdant' means full of verdure.
verdant - coVER the dent in the bus with green leaves