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Short Definition : stare foolishly; look in open-mouthed awe

(noun) an awkward stupid person
Synonyms : clod , goon , lout , lubber , lummox , lump , oaf , stumblebum

(verb) look with amazement; look stupidly
Synonyms : gape , gawp , goggle

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gawk

I gawked at the hawk since I have never seen one before.
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by nic42991

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by yasha

its simple (GA)ze (W)ith shoc(K).... it gives GAWK....
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by vivek_ravindra9

Hindi :- when u go in GAAV [Village] den gaav ka log stare foolishly at you.Who is This Shehri-babu
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by rohan_1985

The girl felt awkward when the shopkeeper gawked at her.
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by NikhilAgl

gawk can be taken as go (ga) + work (wk); Imagine your boss saying : "go and do your work, instead of gawking at office girls."
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by Administrator

gawk -in nepali stupid person is said gawk.Or we can look the last section of word awk which means awkard or stupid
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by santosh pokhrel

"Gaze" with "Awe"/or "Gaze" "Awkwardly"->open-mouthed awe
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by melancholica


Short Definition : official periodical publication; newspaper

(noun) a newspaper or official journal
(verb) publish in a gazette
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gazette

gazette - i suppose everyone must have got signature from GAZETTED officer to support their photocopy of originals...?
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by the suspect

rhymes with budget, which is an official periodical publication.
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by keyurpatel87

gazing at gazette.
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by sunilIITR


Short Definition : record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry

(noun) successive generations of kin
Synonyms : family tree

(noun) the study or investigation of ancestry and family history
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for genealogy

by etymology gene is related to family, ancestors and logos means science....therefore genealogy is the science of ancestors
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by imajeeth

Gene+Analogy:Study of ancestry
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by tapobratabag


Short Definition : vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people

(noun) an idea or conclusion having general application
Example Sentence
  • he spoke in broad generalities

(noun) the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for generality

generality - a general statement is VAGUE, not specific...
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by the suspect


Short Definition : cause; produce; create

(verb) bring into existence
Synonyms : bring forth
Example Sentence
  • The new manager generated a lot of problems
  • The computer bug generated chaos in the office
  • The computer generated this image
  • The earthquake generated a tsunami

(verb) give or supply
Synonyms : give , render , return , yield
Example Sentence
  • The cow brings in 5 liters of milk
  • This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn
  • The estate renders some revenue for the family

(verb) produce (energy)
Example Sentence
  • We can't generate enough power for the entire city
  • The hydroelectric plant needs to generate more electricity

(verb) make children
Synonyms : beget , bring forth , engender , father , get , mother , sire
Example Sentence
  • Abraham begot Isaac
  • Men often father children but don't recognize them


Short Definition : characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus

(noun) a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape
Synonyms : generic wine

(noun) any product that can be sold without a brand name
(adj) relating to or common to or descriptive of all members of a genus
Example Sentence
  • the generic name

(adj) (of drugs) not protected by trademark
Example Sentence
  • `Acetaminophen' is the generic form of the proprietary drug `Tylenol'

(adj) applicable to an entire class or group
Example Sentence
  • is there a generic Asian mind?

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for generic

(gene) it is a characteristic of the entire class/species
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by shubhamdutta

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