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    assay - Dictionary definition and meaning for word assay

    (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
    (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

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

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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.......


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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