This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : move or throw suddenly and quickly
remember the game of darts where you throw the pointed needle-like darts quickly towards the board?
Remember 'Blue dart' filght services? known for its fast service of goods
i think we all lnow BLUE DART company.which is a courier company ..it might help you.
dart ~ d + art; distance + art; art of reducing distance - to run or move quickly.
Short Definition : smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
from DAUB, if you can remember DOBBY from the Harry Potter movies: he was always shabby and dirty, as if COVERED WITH MUD or SMEARED WITH PAINT
daub- this word resembles the word dhobi..person who cleans "daubed" clothes.
Dubbed movies are lame, not very artistic, daub is artless painting.
dry+hub->a house covers with straw clay or mud
Short Definition : intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
daunt = haunt = if you are frightened you will be discouraged to go into the haunted house.
this mnemonic is in hindi....daunt..sounds simillar to "daant"(scolding) aur jab bhi daant padti hai we easily get disheartened and frightened.
daunt sounds like DON'T,means som1 discouraging u
sounds like DAAT(to scold in hindi)....when you scold children frequently(DAAT), they become discouraged......
Daunt=aunt means ladies always frighten about their work mostly that what they are doing
determination haunt;due to frightening by haunting determination is decreased or lessened
daunt ~ D (dog) + AUNT; My aunt was daunted by the dog in front of our house.
DAUNT = d + aunt; The aunt y always discourage about success.
Short Definition : bold; fearless
Dauntless - Daunt + less .. If daunt(Fright or FEAR) is less , it means you are bold and dauntless.
+auntless=d-sounds as "the"and auntless. i am afrid of my aunt.when my aunt went out i am fearless in my home
d+auntless=d-sounds as the and auntless. many people having no aunt are fearless
DON'T LOOSE your nerve
Dauntless for this word no need to think too we know the daunt means frighten... so dauntless means there is no frighten soo dauntless=not to be daunted.
here "daunt" get resembles "daud"(hindi)bhaganabecause of fear ..so daunt+less= fearless
sounds haunt + less >>> if u r haunt less, then nothing can frighten u... means u r bold..
Short Definition : loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
somewhat similar to idle
do dull ladke dawdle kar rahe hain.
In yahoo msngr,theres an environment called doodle which is meant for wasting time in yahoo and doodle is also a synonym of dawdle.
PAIDAL(walk on foot)..some guys are walking PAIDAL in order to DAWDLE.
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dawdle - similar to "Doodle" .. we can recollect "yankee doodle went to town riding on a ..." i.e loitering around, hand around .."stuck a feather in his hat and called it macaroni .." wasting time around .. doing silly stuff
if u know what DOODLE is: it means drawing lines or something irrelevant while talking on phone or while sitting idle...so DODDLE which sounds like DAWDLE id wasting time
slowly dawdle(daw -> sighting in tamil) girls. Loiter, wasting time.
Short Definition : stun as with a blow or shock; bemuse; benumb; N.
daze ==> gaze => look at with fixed eyes -- stunned
daze- this word resembles the word daisy, forest daisies(flowers). people get stuned or shocked wen they smell the sweet fragrance of that flower.
Danial Ocean gets stunned to see his wife Daze with Benedict,in movie Ocean 11.
~amaze:To bewilder; perplex.... means be in shock,bemused
daze-> door maze stun as with a blow or shock, confused lack of clarity to find the way out
Short Definition : make blind with a sudden intense light; amaze; fill with wonder
remember honda dazzler..it may help
honda dazzler make you blind with the sudden intense of light from the head lamp
Short Definition : standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
"dead+lock". The dead can't move(are still) and lock (firmly kept in one place).
Think of "LOCK" without KEY. Just like someone without girlfriend(Here KEY is gf of LOCK). So ultimately lock is DEAD. Means nothing can be done after that :( No Progress.