This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
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earmark..let break it as ear + mark -'ear' is on the side of the face. Something is placed or kept aside and we -'mark' it means something particular or extraordinary.So ..'something is kept aside for a particular purpose'
earm...very close to earn.....so what ever you are earning you are keeping it aside because soon you want to start your own buisness.
BOOK MARK !!!!
Earmark is to mark the ear of the pig, sheep.....to regonise the ownership
Short Definition : gain for the performance of service or labor; gain (something that one deserves); deserve
Short Definition : of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
Earthy refers to somewhat down, relating to earth
Short Definition : unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
on earth there are many stones and all so coarse or not refined
Earthy also means down to earth, so that which is earthy is down to earth;hence "Not far removed from or suggestive of nature " hence, close to nature
Mallika is the only actress on this earth who can do earthy talks
Short Definition : (of the tide) recede; lessen; diminish; N. OP. flow: rise of tide
Relate it to egg ;; now-a-days because of bird flu the quantity of eggs coming to the market is reduced.
ebb in urdu means bad habit. we should diminish our bad habits
if ucan remembe the word hebbu(kannada), when the milk is boiled ,u get that on the top..so do relate it with it. ebb(ebbu) is used to lessen or make pimpils diminish..
Short Definition : showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
Your dad purchasing you a new 'Enfield Bullet' so you shpw ur 'Excitement' -> ebullient! :D
If u can think this word in a good sense, "bulli" is always showing exitement or overflows with enthu ,wen a hot gal passes
it is close to jubilation...which is excitment
A bull is violent(excited).
guys.. think of "BULL" in eBULLient.. it is always excited n raring to go
ebullient="e+bullet"so u r the don and now u have new e-bullet so obiviously u r so hppy with this
In bullfight my bull won the medal and hence I am ebullient today
wen we get over-excited over any issue we generally get into argument wid some1 or even bully with them.so 'bulli(y)'
"bull" is always ready to hit you.so it is high-spirited & exited.
A strong bull is always excited to hit the humans..i.e showing his lot of excitement
E_bull_ant, BULL seems enthusiastic when an ANT goes in to the ears
Short Definition : irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
ec(x)-centric(normal): going away from the center that is departing from the norms
eccentric- resembles x-centric..assume x centric as before centric,like x-wife. anything b4 centric is x centric,and b4 centric ,it is irregular and odd in shape.
eccentric- ex-center>> It's ODD to see your ex being the center of attraction among your pals.
ec(ex) center .. its odd/irregular to see an ex(or one more) center for circle..
Short Definition : oddity; idiosyncrasy
eccentricity--focus on the word ec+CENTRIC+ity--focus the word CENTRIC ..a person who is very self centric we find his behavior very unconventional and strange.
accent+ city.....a city of people having different accents will be strange or odd....
ec+centric. Prefixes ec- ,ex- ,e- means away from; out of ; outside. So eccentric means away from centre.