This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : excessively or elaborately decorated
sounds like ORNAmenTe ..when many ornaments are used, the thing is ornated.
Short Definition : scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
orni+logist... so orni sounds like morni(peacock in english) n thologist who studies, therefore person who studies birds
ANOTHER WEAK mnemonic..i hope it helps.. the word can be split into or + nit (net=nest) - represents birds + logist (someone who studies)
ORnithologist: this is kind of weak mnemonic but since there is nothing else so i am suggesting this one; OR rhymes is PAR (feathers of bird) and the words ending with 'logist' denotes that somebody studies it!
Short Definition : traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
Orthodox sounds like Orthodontist which helps makes your teeth straight or right, which is commonly accepted to have straight teeth.
Short Definition : correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
etymologically ortho means 'to correct' and graphy means 'writing'. Therefore orthography means to correct the writings ,in other words TO CORRECT SPELLINGS.
ortho(ARTH in hindi) + graphy (writing)--> so orthograpy is writing meaning(of sounds).
ORTHO- = correct. -GRAPHY = method of writing.
remember in geography its difficult to draw maps. so geography can never go wrong unless ur wrong. its fixed one. so orthography is similar to it.
orthography- straight the bones of written language using graph
Short Definition : vibrate pendulumlike; waver
Short Definition : made of bone; bony
root word is OS-OS in a system is back bone of any computer. so its a bone
root word is os means "bone" and in sanskrit it's "asthi"
aussie chicks give me a boner
bones are the oosse inside ous
aussies are very strong and hard like bone