This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
HAP + HAZARD where HAZARD means epidemic spread due to great carelessness.
Short Definition : unfortunate; luckless
relate it to helpless
'Hap' Â– luck Â…Â’ haplessÂ’ - unlucky.
break it to happyness +less so a person who is not happy is unfortunate
Hapless - Recently there was an earthquake in Haiti which destroyed most of that country so we can say ----> Residents of Haiti were hapless. HA is in Haiti and hapless both
"oh no, I wish this HAPpened LESS! I'm so unfortunate"
Short Definition : long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
HARANGUE can be split as har + ang + u + e....so when YOU are ANGry with HAR(her), she is subjected to a long or intensive verbal attack.
HAR (her) + ANGUE (anger) = she VERBALLY ATTACKED me because of HER ANGER at me.
sounds like HARAYENGE(we will beat them)....Imagine that our leaders are giving earnest speech on how we are going to beat terrorism....
Har angle se anger hai us harangue bhasan me to.
it sounds like hang.. when some1 hangs, he/she remains in the same state for long..
HAR - RANG ... her angry voice RANG in my ears.
Harangue like an Orang-it-ange while giving a pompous speech.
its sounds like,her ring.imagine u in a gathering and u r expressing ur feelings and emotions loudly and boldly to ur gf.
usne itna lamba speech diya ki mai HARANGUE(amazed) ho gaya.
harangue = har (her) + angue(angry); when she is in angry mode scroll everyone harshly.
Short Definition : annoy by repeated attacks
the girl was harassed because her ass was huge
Short Definition : forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
sounds like HER + FINGER, she shows me what is about to happen by gesturing with her finger.
Harbinger - Imagine Harbhajan announcing the arrival of the Indian Team into the ground, because he is the frontline spinner.. a frontrunner
An SINGING angel with a HARP is a sign of the afterlife to come.
harbhajan finger got broken and i portend india's loss
horror bringer..wd bad omen
Short Definition : give protection (by giving food and shelter); provide a refuge for; hide; keep in mind (thoughts or feelings); Ex. harbor a grudge/criminal; N: place of shelter; refuge
harbor is a place where ships stand, in Mumbai, most of the criminals and REFUGE find SHELTER there
During storm harbor is the protection for ship and sailor.
Short Definition : (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
Remember Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy..They seem 2 b robust,audacious guys
HARD-hardy is very hard
HARDY boys were very strong and robust...
Short Definition : agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
harrow - sounds like sorrow and sorrow leads to agony, so........
h + arrow - if you are h(it) with an 'arrow' it would be harrowing
harrow:narrow: A narrow minded FARMER can be agonizing for both earth and wife.
harrow sounds like narrow... a narrow death escape can be shocking and upseting...
HAR+ROING(cry)....its greatly distressing to lose and cry after losing
harrowing means digging up the earth in relation to farming.. in relation to human behaviour, its eating up and ring up agony and great pain..
haro(after u lose a game) u r harrowinh