This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : massive; impressively large; built as a monument
like a MONUMENT, monuments are BIG and IMPRESSIVE
Short Definition : fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: | state of mind or emotion
sounds like mood+die...so when mood die we feel depressed or gloomy
Short Definition : legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
MORATORIUM rhymes with AUDITORIUM..so there was DELAY IN PAYMENT for building the auditorium
remember as 'Bring More Tar ' otherwise work will get suspended
moratorium= more towards premium(payments)that are delayed
MORAtorium sounds like AUDItorium, where there was a delay in the program.
moratorium:more auto-so if there are more autos are running in the city then will be heavy traffic and delay in the time for everyone.,.,,,.
moratorium = more + orator; more orator are there so your chance will come after sometime.
(mora)torium - mora means dieing, to suspend thereby
Auditorium cannot be booked because of moratorium ( ie delay of payment )
Short Definition : given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
MORBID = MORTAL (deadly) + BITE (like of an insect) --> a deadly bite is unhealthy and disease related.
more+bed = more thoughts about dying on a bed
morbid=more+bed..i.e v'l b on bed 4 more time(hosptlised) wen v r DESEASED & v DWEL ON HORBLE THNGS.
look at BID...if u are biding on a shares and loose.. u vill have bad mindset....and on contrary if an insect bites...that leads to diseases
biding a dead body
rhymes with moribund which means on verge of death, morbid means horrifying,shocking so death is also horrifying, shocking
'BID' farewell to a dead body rotting in a 'MOR'GUE.
Short Definition : biting; sarcastic; stinging; (apprec.) incisive; cutting; Ex. mordant pen/wit
more +daant = more teeth, so biting
......MOR..(MORE means jayada )+DANT?(DANNT)...in our child hood when playing with our frnds we use to STING OR BITE THEM WHENEVER WE GOT ANGRY ON THEM BECOZ OF THAT hame kabhi (more)daant bhi milti thi mummy papa se...
Mortal + Ant biting, stinging
you start "more denting" i.e mordant your car before you give it a new paint.
mar(death) + dant(teeth) ---> deadly dent bite
Short Definition : conventions; moral standards; moral customs
MORE + S = moral standards
Consider the BCCI Selection committee and Kiran MORE is one of the selectors, MORE should select players on the conventions and standards of BCCI..so MORE'S (MORES) selection!
morse code is used in telegrams which ars symbols nothing but coventions
mores rhymes with chores..so customs