This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
habitat seems to be derived from HUB which means home
Short Definition : accustom or familiarize; addict
habituate..habit..to your habits u get accustomed n familiarized..
if you have a habit of doing something or having something..you get addicted to it..
Short Definition : hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
hackles rhymes with jackals..they have hair on their back and neck and are very aggressive, filled with anger..
the site is hackles,the hacker is getting anger.
Jackal who is actually a computer hacker
Short Definition : commonplace; trite
when a software is hacked, it becomes hackneyed because then all people are able to use that program without paying for
Think hack-knee which is what happens to athletes after many years of practice. Their knees go out
hackneyed:hacking the knee problems of elders has become a common thing for doctors...
Hacking of personal info occurs if censored web sites are overused/ visited too often.
New hacks become old very soon.
Hack+neyed .once an executioner hacks a person he has to continue hacking for the rest of his life as he will become socially unacceptable
horror movie cliche; stale, unoriginal: a blonde cheerleader is HACKed at the kNEYs by the social outcast psychokiller.
Short Definition : wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
Hagrid, a character from Harry Potter is very huge HEALTHY and gigantic..haggard is the opposite of it..gaunt i.e very thin..
"Hago" means to shit or go to toilet for throwing stool. A haggard suffers from disentry (always go to toilet) so gaunt, worn out and thin. May God save him!
mathew hoggard is an effective bowler despite his haggard (or)gaunt appearance
hug the guard (looking ill or tired, often with dark skin under the eyes)
HAGGARD = hag + gar + d; The room is wasted due to toilet.
Short Definition : argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
haggle-> Hey + girl, what`s ur price.Girl ->Rs 5000. Thoda kam karo na..
aggle bar aathe thoda price kam karoo ie to argue about price
If you go to the market and sth u need is found hi-priced, you feel like to go to the toilet ('haga dhora','à¦¹à¦¾à¦—à¦¾ à¦§à¦°à¦¾' in Bengali) :). So haggle means to bargain on price.
me : how much for the book? shopkeaper(sk) : 200 rs me : rate kam kar sk: haggle(hagg ley)
Public toilet gulate hagte gele 5-10tk ney ajkal so of course you may argue.
how much to hug a girl
haagle mutale tarr paise padat nahit tyatun.. tarr kahi pann ghetana thoda wichar karaicha.. thoda bargaining karaichi..
HAGGLE = ha (yes) + gg (you) +le (take); After bargaining shopkeeper told you to take this item with that price.
Short Definition : frozen rain drop; V: salute or greet; precipitate hail
Remember the movi "Mr. India" People say "hail Mogambo"
hail in this word remember hai which means greeting
hail - hai rain is like a frozen nail.
Short Definition : calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
halycon can be considered as opposite of cyclone...just imagine a cyclone...you will understand what I mean
halcyon sounds like "halka"...in hindi this word is used 4 "soothing or peaceful"...like in song "halka-halka sa ye nasha"...
HAL(solution)+CYON(kyon or why)...WHY we cannot find SOLUTION to kashmir issue in a CALM/PEACEFUL way
HALcyOn = HAL can represent a HALO, which is symbolic of peace and harmony
hal+cyon = hell kyun meaning hell kyun jaana hai when u r succesful and happy
halcyon: It comes close to sound like "alsi"+ian...alsi people are peaceful
imagine as ,a wild bird taking u to in its beek to make u see hell.
halcyon..sounds like ceylon,once peaceful peaceful lanka is now devoid of it due to terrorism
halcyon sounds like HULk.In that movie the hero trys to bring Peace for da world
(reading) HALL cyon means reading hall jaisa calm,peaceful....
Remember 'hale' in 'hale and hearty'. Hale means strong and healthy. When you are hale it is calm and peaceful. Remember ,'hale' and you can remember the meaning of halcyon.
halcyon - It was calm and peaceful before the hall ac on
like Falcon which reminds of the bird who is peaceful
It was peaceful on Caprica before some genius from hell created the Cylons. Before the Cylons Caprica was halcyon.
war ka hal kyon chahiey?? for peace
hal:word similar to hell, cyon: prounounced seon: so like seal,so if we seal the hell,peaceful,serenity,calmness is found
Short Definition : healthy
You may have often heard people saying "hale and hearty" i.e, in very good health, well and strong.
HALE : HEAL
hale sounds like well....so are you well..are you healthy???
its like HALEEM IF U EAT HALEEM U WILL BE HEALTHY
Short Definition : exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
half+heart..so doing a work without involving your heart...without interest..