This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
sounds like hindi word makbara....and its made over the place where people are either buried or burnt.....and for me its a ghastly place..that I would never like to go to....
makbara :to move around makbara in night is a horrified act
Sounds like Nakaab (Mask). So Imagine some one came in front of you wearing a frightening mask, then you will feel gruesome!
ma+cabre...watching cabre is horrible,gruesome and disgusting.
Maha + Kabre = Kabbars are gruesome Another mnemonic can be mocambo who gives horrifying deaths to innocents
MACABRE = Ma went to cabre for money this is a horifying situation abt poverty.
look like ma + cabret. if you saw your mother doing cabret in old hindi move, it would be "horrifying" and would scar you for life :)
Short Definition : ceremonial staff used as a symbol of authority; clublike medieval weapon
don't mess with me otherwise i will hit you with a mace
sounds like Case- The famous CASE wherein the ceremonial staff of the president killed the latter with a club-like weapon was resolved today.
mace on face
Short Definition : soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
macerate sounds like marinate. Marinating chicken or paneer in spices and masala to make them tender. If you over do it , you will end up spoiling it !
MACERATE is like MASTICATE - we chew food, allow the glands (liquid) to soak the food.
(Macerate = Mess + rate)Mess food is hard to eat, so mess owners are doing a tact. They are providing the soft food by keeping it in liquid that results in increase of mess rate.
macerate badam and pista for making of kheer
when u beat with mace,u will be weakened.or cut into parts,which is done when soaked..
MICE ka RATE ghatane ke liye soft paneer lagana padta hai trap mein - sookhi roti se kuch nhi hota !!
mace(make)+rate......to increase the making rate of rajma, chole we first soft these by soaking in water
mac + rates...........mac(apple laptop) are just SOAKING my pocket....and also the liquid of my body.
MASCIRATE = MAS-CI-R-ATE = MASS REDUCED. HOW?? SOAKING OR THROUGH EMASCIATION
Short Definition : crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
sounds like mafia villain. A villain is always crafty and double dealing.
this word sounds like "macchi vali" means women who sell fish... and they are very crafty in doing double-dealing with people.
machilavellian(machia+vel+lian)machia=fish,vel=well,lian=lion. lion is thinking very cunningly to get the fish in the well. machia+vel+lian
Short Definition : pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
MADRIGAL rhymes with married girl..so a PASTORAL SONG was sung for the married girl.
Mad girl's will sing a song in regal theater.
all sisters singing for married girl
Madrid + gal (Skt) Gal refers to voice/throat. Madrid has a lot of population. So, Madrigal means many people singing together
Sounds like MARRIAGE GIRL....I wrote a short love poem to my girl and she became a marriage girl
madrigal: ma + d + ri + ga are swaras in music. so it's related to singing. L stands for a LOT of people. so, its a lot of people singing.
madrigal = madri (married) + gal (girl); The song sang at marriage of a girl.
Short Definition : violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
mal(= bad) strom (storm) bad storm like a whirpool
MAEL(MALE)+STROM(MEANS..stromy..violence)..so a male who brings strom into his family
a "mail storm" shot out of Harry Potters fireplace
think of a storm(comes along with rain) which destroys everything leaving confusion,destruction making it look violent...so it means a situation in which there is a great confusion,violence and destruction
maelstorm:(mail+storm): mails coming heavily/continiously like a storm (a flood/whirl/cyclone)
mael(male..powerful ) strom(storm)...Apowerful storm ..whirlpool