Suggested Wordlists



This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.

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Short Definition : beginning; origin

(noun) a coming into being
Synonyms : generation

(noun) the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation; Adam and Eve; the Fall of Man; Cain and Abel; Noah and the flood; God's covenant with Abraham; Abraham and Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Joseph and his brothers
Synonyms : book of genesis

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for genesis

The first chapter of the Bible is Genesis, hence the beginning.
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by elfascinating


Short Definition : cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered

(noun) a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for geniality

geniality-genial+lite+y genial-means genelia who always takes thing lite and looks cheerful
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by crazylooks

congenial - being friendly
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by Sinduja

like a genie who is always cheerful and nice...
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by 1.6k

GENELIA D'souza..she is always cheerful in all her movies.
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by Indica

jene ws a sweet n genial gurl..
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by avinav

the GENIE in alladin was always happy and cheerful!! :D
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by skyfall


Short Definition : particular variety of art or literature

(noun) a kind of literary or artistic work
(noun) a style of expressing yourself in writing
(noun) an expressive style of music
(noun) a class of art (or artistic endeavor) having a characteristic form or technique
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for genre

genre = generation = every generation has his particular variety of arts & literature
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by somabrata

this is similar to GENERA..WHICH IS A group in which a particular VARIETY of animals and plants are genre....where ART AND litrature classified.
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by preetisoni2411

think and bring a picture in mind of the music notes genre prepared while preparing a tune for any song..
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by RajeshBorkar

Genre = general + re; Belongs from general category.
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by shaktipada


Short Definition : well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty

(adj) marked by refinement in taste and manners
Example Sentence
  • cultivated speech
  • cultured Bostonians
  • cultured tastes
  • a genteel old lady
  • polite society

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for genteel

this word is very close to GENTLE..AND A GENTLEMAN IS ONE who is WELL BRED, elegant and GIVES A REFINED APPEARANCE .
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by preetisoni2411

Genteel like the washing liquid that makes the woolen clothes look elegant...
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by NikhilAgl

GENTLE +EEL fish - GENTLE way of eating EEL
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by userdce


Short Definition : those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel

(noun) elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
Synonyms : breeding , genteelness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gentility

having a gentle man quality
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by NikhilAgl

GENT(S) from BIRTH TIL(L) death are GENTLE
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by crazylooks

"Gentle tea" - The only taste of High Class people. So buy the 'Gentle Tea' and become high social class.
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by GRE_1500


Short Definition : kindly; soft; mild; of good family

(verb) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
Example Sentence
  • She managed to mollify the angry customer

(verb) give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
Synonyms : ennoble , entitle

(verb) stroke soothingly
(adj) soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe
Synonyms : soft
Example Sentence
  • a gentle reprimand
  • a vein of gentle irony
  • poked gentle fun at him

(adj) having or showing a kindly or tender nature
Example Sentence
  • the gentle touch of her hand
  • her gentle manner was comforting
  • a gentle sensitive nature
  • gentle blue eyes

(adj) quiet and soothing
Example Sentence
  • a gentle voice
  • a gentle nocturne

(adj) belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
Example Sentence
  • an aristocratic family
  • aristocratic Bostonians
  • aristocratic government
  • a blue family
  • blue blood
  • the blue-blooded aristocracy
  • of gentle blood
  • patrician landholders of the American South
  • aristocratic bearing
  • aristocratic features
  • patrician tastes

(adj) easily handled or managed
Synonyms : docile
Example Sentence
  • a gentle old horse, docile and obedient

(adj) having little impact
Synonyms : easy , soft
Example Sentence
  • an easy pat on the shoulder
  • gentle rain
  • a gentle breeze
  • a soft (or light) tapping at the window

(adj) marked by moderate steepness
Synonyms : easy
Example Sentence
  • an easy climb
  • a gentle slope

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