This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : written command issued by a court (telling someone to do or not to do something)
(noun) (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for writ
writ is similar to write. something that is written-so, writ is a document.
court dsnt have mch time ; d brevity in document means writen permission = writ
Writ and script sound the same...writ is a formal written authoritative command while a script is a text of a play,novel etc.
writ-writ-ten document by court
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Short Definition : twist in coils; contort in pain
(verb) to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
The prisoner writhed in discomfort
The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for writhe
it is 'write' but we have to pronounce it twisting our tongue to say 'writhe' so the meaning 'twist'
Looks like "write the"..
we must write the writhe of the Reporter who was killed by the police for WRITING THE truth
writhe looks like WRITE+HE ,and can be memorised as HE WRITE a story in which he which TWISTED the story.
comes from wry which is a twisted situation
writhe is the twisted form of write.
Writhe and gripe....you writhe (suffer) when you have a griping (colic pain) pain.
Writhe:~(writha/wrutha/wrudha)manava(an old man): a old man always walks in a shaky way/twisted way/about to fall manner, as a prisoner who walks after getting heavily punished as nagarjuna in ramadasu,with all crusts and trufs.
writhe is the twisted form of writhe.
write ke bichme h aya so woh thoda twist hua.writHe
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Short Definition : stubbornly wrong
(adj) obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wrongheaded
wrongheaded...wrong in judgement you can say.
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Wrong + headed---imagine you are headed in the other (wrong) direction...you are pervert.
Short Definition : (esp. of an expression of the face) twisted; with a humorous twist (expressing displeasure)
(adj) humorously sarcastic or mocking
an ironic remark often conveys an intended meaning obliquely
an ironic novel
an ironical smile
with a wry Scottish wit
(adj) bent to one side
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wry
wry - comes from AWRY, crooked, twisted.
by the suspect
Wry makes others cry.. when u ridicule some one, u make them cry
it is cry,when u cry the expressions of ur face will be changed or turned to one side etc
sounds like "worry". when you worry, the expressions on your face are contorted, twisted.
Sounds and looks like worry..You must worry after throwing a twisted remark about anyone mighty
Wry is like cry because they both give your face a contorted look of disgust or disappointment.