This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
remember it with "fossil"--bodies become hard fossils(bones)
root word is os means "bone" and in sanskrit it means "asthi".
concentrate on "oss". its similar to "ooze" to freeze .something becomes hard or fixed
aussie chicks give me boner
sound like Aussie..made of bones
oss-stress it!!ox which is hard
Short Definition : apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
People are "tense" when they appear to be something they're not.
O.S(operating system i.e cpu) TEN....ten operating systems...government offices have ten operating systems but none of them is working...hence all of them are ostensible...
OopS i'm not TENSed, (i am pretending)
os+TENS+IBLE..FOCUS ON TENS..TENSE..well delievring your speech in assembly you appered tensed to me.
"Stencil"- the outline of something is what is apparent, seeming, professed
ohhh you are looking tensed but i know you are not actually tensed
ostensible = pronunce it like off + tense + able. that is a person who using wrong tense while speaking ( off + tense = wrong tense) never admits his mistakes and acts like he is fluent . os(off) TENSE ible
os(ofcourse+tensible) hope it works out :-)
computer can support ten OS may be sensible(osten sible) but cannot be true.
Os in hindi is drops of water. You see reflection in water is apparent and seeming. pretended.not real value or face
as + tensible >>> the material luks tensible but actually its not.. its just APPEARING to be tensible...
tendere-> to stretch,Bada chada ke dikhana.Similar word ,ostentatious, added
Short Definition : showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
sounds like Austin(stone cold steve austin) wwe wrestler .. they always pretend and speak crap to grab attention..
Nothing is as ostentatious as OSTRICH feathers in your hat.
osTENTATIOUS.. can be rhymed with TEMPTATION.. so trying to induce temptation and attracting ppl..
Girl in the "tent" was trying to attract(lure)so we were note able to work...
USNE TEN TATTI KIA to attract attention of NURSES
ostrich shape tent attractive, showy - ostentatious
Take ours attention
Short Definition : banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
ostRACISM .. racism leads to groupism and excluding a group from the public is to OSTRACIZE.
He was ostracize because he was OSTRich sIZed
Ostrecize = Oz. (for australia) + Criticized ( for sledging, aggresion on field etc) = Isolated or seperated ,Avoided by all Regards, Maddy
ostracize: phonetically similar to austere life, austere : stern life, not ornated , simple; which happens when you are banished from public favor.
ost (oust) + racize (race) = oust a race, therefore, social exclusion or ban.
IMAGINE this--in LKG ramu was Osterized by the other students as they heard that he ate octopus daily(thinking he is wierd)
cize sounds like siege means to ban
Ostracized = os (operating system) + tra + cize(size); The operating system has been seize from the list i.e the list is make short.
I am ostrich size so my friends avoid speaking to or dealing with
Short Definition : expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
Short Definition : one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
imagine shudras they are (out)out of (cast)caste system!!..nobody like to cast them any where