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    assay - Dictionary definition and meaning for word assay

    Definition
    (noun) an appraisal of the state of affairs
    Synonyms : check
    Example Sentence
    • they made an assay of the contents
    • a check on its dependability under stress
    Definition
    (noun) a substance that is undergoing an analysis of its components Definition
    (noun) a written report of the results of an analysis of the composition of some substance Definition
    (noun) a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc. Definition
    (verb) analyze (chemical substances) Definition
    (verb) make an effort or attempt
    Synonyms : attempt , essay , seek , try
    Example Sentence
    • He tried to shake off his fears
    • The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
    • The police attempted to stop the thief
    • He sought to improve himself
    • She always seeks to do good in the world
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for assay

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its not like mnemonic...just rem tis saying"ASSAY THE ESSAY"..it means evaluate the essay

assay ~ SOUNDS SIMILAR TO ESSAY; and you have been asked to analyze an essay.

ESSAY...we write ESSAY to TEST our thinking,writing level...hence ASSAY means to TEST.......

ASSAY = ASSEss+trY

we are asked to write ESSAYS in GRE, so as to TEST our thinking level and the COMPOSITION of thoughts..

when I ASSAYED the ESSAY she'd given me, I found numerous grammatical as well as logical error in it

say,is jus a say..ifu say it AS it is said,its assay.that means giving more presure to the word say,using AS.

assay = a say : if u have to say sth then u will have to analyze it first

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