This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : cutting off; separation
(noun) shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant
(noun) the act of cutting something off
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abscission
It had the word sciss(scissors) in it.Scissors are used for Cutting,seperating..
ab + scission = scissor scissor separates two things by cutting them ,so separation
"abscission" sounds like "Recession"..nw a days companies are cutting their employs due to recession.
its from word abscissnic acid which causes cutting of bud off the plant. so abscission is cutting off
by akshay shah
rogate is something that sounds rogam which should b abolished......
Imagin word in following way "absc I ssion". Here " I " is separating
"absc" and "ssion". SO it is nothing but cutting these words.
rootword meaning ab(away)scission(scissors)=== scissors cut away anything in two parts
it may be from abscissa,i.e X-axis, X is crossed or cut off
Using word roots, abs=away or off and cis=cut/kill, hence abs+cis+sion= cut something off
Short Definition : depart secretly and hide
(verb) run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
The thief made off with our silver
the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abscond
Abscond – ab + scond. ‘Absent in a second’. When you will absent in a second? =when u STEAL OFF & HIDE, or when u DEPART secretly.
absCOND sounds like abs'KAND'..when you do KAND you run away, depart secretly and hide :)
focus on cond=condition if elders keep conditions to do this n that we will do it secretly or we will escape from that place secretly
ABSENT KAUN(who?) - whoever is absent in class has absconded
abscond treat it like james bond, hidinng from villain
ab-Abishek, scond-scoundral "Amithab scolded Abi as scoundral, and abishek ran off or hide secretly with fear
abscond - the con artist secretly depart from the town.
due to continuous absence in college,they detained him
kand karke abscond ho gaya
abs + cond (condition) : I should have six pack abs is an important condition before she can abscond with me.
Abs (Absent)+ cond(condition)
Short Definition : complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
(noun) something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
no mortal being can influence the absolute
(adj) perfect or complete or pure
(adj) complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers
an absolute dimwit
a downright lie
an out-and-out lie
a rank outsider
many right-down vices
got the job through sheer persistence
(adj) not limited by law
(adj) expressing finality with no implication of possible change
an absolute guarantee to respect the nation's authority
(adj) not capable of being violated or infringed
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for absolute
"solute" sounds like salute and we use to salute people having complete power.
A+B(P)+SOLUTE= A perfect sol, that dissolves anything completely, perfectly and anything that is pure
Absolute power = complete power
at absolut temp gaseous particles remain "completely" at rest
absolute comes from "Absolutely Right "....meaning completely right.
Short Definition : pardon (an offense)
(verb) grant remission of a sin to
The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary's
(verb) let off the hook
I absolve you from this responsibility
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for absolve
ab -solve .
so you solved a dispute between you and your friend , how did you solve it
by forgiving and pardoning him/her .
Releasing a person from jail sheriff tells him: "you can go I'VE SOLVED the crime, turns out you are innocent after all"
bahut cheating kar li ..."ab solve" kardo...
by akshay shah
ab + solve : if you can solve this problem, I can absolve your sin from the accusation of cheating in exam. (a teacher said to his student)
"Don't let him off the hook unless you ABSOLutely belieVE that he didn't do it."
ab-now, solve is normal.. "ab problem solve ho gaya hi.. mein tujhe maaf kar raha hun.. jaa"
I'll let my Ab(s) Solve the problem between us, and when she pardons me, she'll be all over my abs...ooh.
Ab+ Solve; if you move away(Ab) to solve problems you will feel guilty;
if you SOLVE your problems, you will be free from guilt and blame and their consequences.
absolve your sin is to pardon your sin.
abhi solve karde to maaf kar dunga
Short Definition : refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
(verb) refrain from voting
(verb) choose not to consume
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abstain
ab+stain...we tend to stay away from stain....
this can be written as "ab+stai......and stai......sounds like stay.... and .. stay out of something means not involving in sth that doesn't concern to one.
ab+stain ... Dell Steyn is a dangerous bowler .. batsman normaly dont want to cm in front of him
Focus on stain mom will scold us if we have some ud or ink stains on our dress .So,promise to mom i wont play in mud again(choose not to do something")
like in above case intentionally not using one's vote.means one knows that even if he/she uses thier votes politicians will never change hence they are concern about it and staying out of the voting process
ab (away) + stain = Mom asked me to be away from or not participate in the party due to stain
Steyn is an South African bowler with an ugly face.. so, ab+styen means stop looking at him, or withhold the participation.
abs + tain (train - trainer) : my abs trainer (in gym) advised me to abstain from alcohol and oily stuffs.
ab (meaning away) + stain : we generally tend to stay away from stain (dirt, dust etc)
Read ab+stain like ab+stay(means stop) i.e ab stop smoking
abstain-(ab+stain) also abdicate(ab+ dicate) both r 2 give up something you liked. abdicate can be related to dictatorship,& abstain can be related to stain which is not cherished. so u abdicate from monarch but abstain frm smokin
Short Definition : sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
(adj) sparing in consumption of especially food and drink
the pleasures of the table, never of much consequence to one naturally abstemious
(adj) marked by temperance in indulgence
abstemious with the use of adverbs
a light eater
a light smoker
ate a light supper
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abstemious
focus on 'abs' part of this word. Abs...To build a six-pack abs, eat n drink carefully
ABstain from eating STEM
abs (abs) + stemious (stamina): To build stamina or six pack abs, you have to eat and drink carefully.
by rohit gupta
take abstemious as abs + tummy + ous that means ABStain from eating to have a flat tummy (stomach).
*ABS*temious , concentrate on ABS .. one who eats and drinks less/lightly will have abs ( of course with work out :) )
ABS+STEAM...I want to make my ABS as light as steam...what will I do???...I will have less amount of food.......
'ab'(away) + 'stemious'(stem of tree) not as thick as stem == refrains in eating(or suffering from marasmus)
Ab + stem + ious...imagine stomach abs and to make them stem like thin you try to eat and drink less
remember as ABS + STEM. If you want to build Abs then you hav to Stem (stop) eating junk food.
be abstemious to avoid conversion of abs into tummy
just focus on abs
we get abs by eating food
and its abstemious soo abs for u