This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : chances; probability; disagreement; Ex. The odds are that it will rain. Ex. at odds with
Short Definition : arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
hate people with bad odour(odious) and high audio(odious)
the word reminds us of ODOUR, when we get bad odour from someone ...we tend to DISLIKE or DEVELOP AN AVERSION for that person..
remember garfield and odi...?? garfield HATES odi. so anything with the prefix odi+ is detestable
ODI+oUS ....ODI MATCHES.afterTHE test match in aus...BUCKNER IS-the most HATED umpire among indians...so we dont want to see him DOING UMPIRING IN ODI matches ..so a strong feeling of HATRED against BUCKNER in US.
after the arrival of T-20...everybody hated ODI now...!!!
Kannada: Odi => Run ... U run away from what u hate!.
ODIOUS rhymes with adieu(which means goodbye)..Everyone loves "hellos" and everyone hates "goodbyes"...so odious=hateful
odious -> odi( ran in tamil) ous(lovers) are arousing strong dislike; hateful by parents
odi-us is like odor-us because-you-stink!
You hate(odious) to do 'odd' jobs.
Short Definition : detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
ODIUM rhymes with PODIUM. Podium means stage and I have a stage fear and therefore I detest going on the stage.
odium sounds very close to podium(a stage type of thing)-well standing on podium when politician delivers speech against their opponents ..it fills us with odium.
if we take "opium" people will hate us and look at us with disgust
od+i+u +(m)...i dislike you as you as your thoughts are very odd.
odium sounds lyk odion theatre in hyderabd...afta the bomb blast in dat theatre its reputation has been lost hence disrepute
Odium, sounds like "Odu". In tamil language "Odu" means "Run". So we run away from things we detest
odi( ran in tamil) um(lovers) are arousing strong dislike; hateful by parents
bad odor from a person will make u hate him and be disgusted by the smell
Short Definition : giving off an odor
odoriferous-odor+ferous;root word fer means to carry;so odoriferous means carrying odor
Short Definition : having an odor
Short Definition : long, eventful, adventurous journey
ODD+SEA....you have decided to travel all seas with odd plannig...hence odyssey is a long journey
ODYSSEY Remember Micheal Hussey he plays 4 a long time n frustrates opp team....!!
lets go to orissa
Remember Deccan Odyssey...luxurious train in india..!!
relate in with embasy.....embassy are are in different countries to get your grievance solved (its a long journey when u travel poutside your country and it is evntful when u visit the embassy)
other+ sea: if u have to go to some othr sea, its going to be a long and eventful journey
Short Definition : attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
Short Definition : casual; done without prior thought or preparation
offhand - hands on means experience, you have prepared for that , so off hands means something without preparation
offhand = off + hand = Not take in hand ( work ) = unimportant work = casual work
i am taking my hand off from this.means i am not intrested in that