This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
Short Definition : burdensome
it sounds like on+er+us..that is ONUS.. when something is ON US ..we feel burdensome
Onerous= one+rous. If u assign much work on ONE person it will be ONErous for him
onerous....can be associated wid owners on us...who r trouble some
one-rassi.. a lot of things hanging from one string.. so becomes burdensome..
This sounds like generous.... Which is not easy!!!
The asses complain: "Our OWNER always put burden on US."
OWNED US - like losing badly in a game of basketball
Owner are burden Us
one-rous in hindi one is 'ek' rous sounds like rasta i.e a path.. so dere is only " ek rasta" means one way out of difficult situation and it requires lot of effort bcoz its very tough....
The burden is tied ON OUR ASS.
Owner(PM) will be on us if we dont complete the assigned task in time. We may nt have completed bcoz it requires much effort and is difficult.
think as owner.. becoming an owner is a difficult task and involves more effort
Short Definition : words formed in imitation of natural sounds
oh no maa! top(cannon in hindi) fire aaya : dishdhambush
On+mat+o+piepe and saying yahooo
Short Definition : vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
onslaught...divide it like..on+slaught(ER)...SO if you slaughter somebody or something on the spot..YOU ARE FIERCELY ATTCKING THEM.
it is taken from..on+slaught...is derived from slēan means to strike ..so strike sombody with a knife...means to kill or fiercely atcking.
If u have played unreal 2004 u would know it has a gametype ONSLAUGHT meaning a violent attack
Onslaught of a slaughterer
Short Definition : burden; responsibility
ON-US you are ON US ie. you are a BURDEN on me.
The patient cut his nas, onus is on the nurse
Onus also means "blame". Remember whatever wrong happens in this world the BLAME GOES ON U.S(United States). Blame = onUS(onus)
onus sounds like owner.. he is always responsible
Short Definition : (of a thick liquid) pass or flow slowly; N: mud or thick liquid as at the bottom of a river
OOZE SOUNDS LIKE BOOZE If u Booze the effect will flow slowly into Brain after sometime u bcom unconsious
Ozone Layer in atmosphere? Stops the harmful rays to pass through it. OOZE > pass or flow slowly.
Short Definition : iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
opelascent > opel astra and accent cars when brand new.. shine! are lustrous!
opal means irid.. and irid comes from iris.. which is the part of the eye..eyes helps us experience colors.. and opalescent means lustrour colors..
consider Opposite of pale(dull,cheerless) is colorful, lustrous
opalescent -> opel astra car comes in different rainbow color
remember song from lagaan opalanhare means krishna who is very shiny nd kri=iri=iridescent
Short Definition : dark; not transparent; N. opacity
The OPening wAs QUEstionable because no light was coming through. Therefore, it was OPAQUE.
OP(opposite) and AQUE(aqua)-- opposite of water -- means not transparent.