This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : animal-biting fly; irritating person
Think of it as a Badfly or a biting fly who IRRITATES.
In Hindi Gadha(Gad)+Fly
gaddfi, the libian leader , who is most irritating to world
Shoo fly, don't bother me!
Short Definition : social blunder
Disney character Goofy who was always making Blunders.
A giraffe is very gaffe since it is very uncoordinated and it's social behavior lacks coordination as well.
gaffe sounds like buffet (meal party) .... you should know the etiquette of eating in a buffet otherwise you might make a gaffe (Social blunder) !
Gaffe rhymes with Gape - open mouth in amazement. If U gape at someone's Galfrnd at party it is social blunder.
sounds like gadaffi..whose rule in libya is social blonder...
Short Definition : deny
she has (Gain)ed weight but is not (say)ing it which means, she is denying the fact.
GAINSAY~ GHANTE SEY...we say ghante sey when we want to deny sumthing..so GAINSAY=GHANTE SEY= DENY
to "GAIN"(say profit) you have to "SAY" something(challenge something)
u have something to gain by saying lies.
Gai(gay's) say (open speech) is disputed/challenged/not accepted in our society.
SAY a girl puts up or GAINS aa lot of weight.She will be DENIED to follow her usual heavy diet
if a GAY says some thing then it is contradicted by others.
when somebody (gain)s weight they [deny] (say)ing it obviously.
gainsay = a say need gain is always weak commenti.e contradictory.
Short Definition : manner of walking or running; speed
gait rhymes with weight...person with excess weight has a different manner of walking or running.
Remember gate exams which need a different pace to cope up with.
Sounds of Gate : imagine moving pace of gate opening relating to rate of movement,followed by footsteps to relate to walking steps
When he entered the gate, evrybdy laughed at his gait.
Sounds like 'gate', if you face a lower gate then your 'gait' differs from normal.
On the gate I was watching her sexy gait
Short Definition : large isolated system of stars, such as the Milky Way; collection of brilliant personalities
Short Definition : windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
gale -> Chris Gayle( West Indies cricket player) Gayle plays like a storm.
The weather was so bad that is started to hail and gail.
Imagine that ur music teacher is asking u 2 sing a song ("Gale le beta ek gana gale"). As soon as u start singing, wind storm comes and disturb everything, but still u r singing bcoz u r emotionally outbursted.
gali means air in telugu so violent flow of air is gale
Short Definition : annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
A slap on his 'Gall'(cheek) completely exasperated him.
gall - an organ named gall bladder produces a liquid called bile, which is BITTER
Gallbladder -> GALL. Note that many of the words with roots from body organs mean irritable or anger. Examples: splenetic, spleen, bilious, atrabilious, dyspeptic, livery, gall, and liverish.
Gall(cheeks) >>> when we get a slap on our cheeks we get irritates and annoyed..
Gall=remember Galls in "Asterix & Obelix" they used to slap the romans ,,, as the Romans always annoyed them :)
Short Definition : large three-masted sailing ship
galleon - GALLONS and gallons of goods are transported by means of LARGE SHIPs
Gelileo discoverd telescope.. he sat on a galleon and set out 4 sail when he realized if he culd see distant objects.. so invented telescope
in AOE(age of empires) you upgrade the ships to a galloeon...
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Gelileo discoverd telescope.. he sat on a galleon and set out 4 sail when he realized if he culd see distant objects.. so invented telescope! story (continued in galley:next word)
Short Definition : low ship with sails (rowed along by slaves)
Galley, first part of word is gal(girl)and think that it is a place where a girl cooks in a ship.(Galley)
see word galleon mnemonic...galileo was in big ship....but since he invented telescope there...he is expelled from there..he has to get GALLEY....small ship with sails to reach Valley nearby
Remember G(V)alley it is LOW where a SHIP travels with SAILS
Short Definition : framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
gallow sounds like swallow.......so a gallow swallows a person to death.
gallow = gala + low; this happens when you are hung!!
sounds like hindi word gallow (neck)...people are hanged by their necks