This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
de(do away with) + fame...so taking away somebody's fame...defaming someone.
defame = de(down)+fame(famous) "to down the famous" means to harm someone's reputation.
Short Definition : failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
When you forget to fill up the reuired parts the defalt settings are set.
Short Definition : resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
defeatist-> A person who accept defeat is called defeatist.
defeat+test-> accept failure
Short Definition : shortcoming; V: desert (in order to join the opposite one)
If there's DEFECT in u, ppl will ABANDON u
Short Definition : desertion
de + affection -> no affection; if you have no affection then you will leave it
when you go to a shop to buy something but you find that it is DEFECtive - you will surely desert it!
fection- take it as fiction. fiction generally has a deserted background.
de+infection.Infection is something that stays with you where as de infection is something that leaves you..desertion
de + affection -> no affection; if you have no affection then you will be left out in desert alone
de+affection means opposite of affection. It means showing affection to the rivals
Short Definition : give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
Read Duffer- A duffer owing to his incompetence has to always give in and delay that too with respect.
if anyboby 1)refer=fast 2)defer=slow/postpone
if there is no difference between actual answer and your answer click SUBMIT button without DELAY
Rhymes with prefer I prefer to defer the exam.
defer the bug to next release.
def+her so delay or postpone give it respectfuly
Short Definition : courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
if there is no DIFFERENCE between you and him, then you will respect his wishes.
defeat+reverence. in battles we give reverence to even those who we defeat, hence deference to all.
if you will make no DEFERENCE(difference) between ST/SC/OBC and GENERAL, you will be RESPECTED
defer rhymes wit refer..
DEFERENCE---> sounds like---> di-farmaiye = you are asking respectfully frm ur didi.
there's difference between boss and servant ,so servant respects boss
deference sounds like reference ..so doing things on regard of some1 who is in reference
deference=de+reference -> without refer to
deference sounds like reference. If you have a reference for a letter of recommendation, then you usually respect that reference.
deference Read as "desire + reference" someone acting in reference to your desires.
It sounds like preference,which means giving priority 2 othr
it is like reference of respectable persons which you add in your CV
Deference; defer means to agree with someone.
deference=def+her+hence give her respect
Short Definition : refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
fiance - resembles fiancee, before marraige, fiancees generally resist or refuse to yield to our advances.
defiance -> defence; you defence some thing means you resist some thing.. not ready to yield their country land
when somebody takes loan.it called as "loan is FINANCED".and suppose bank refuse to finance then it could alled as defiance.means refused.