This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : conceal in the palm of the hand; palm off: pass off; Ex. palm off some bad oranges onto the lady/the painting as a real Renoir
Short Definition : tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
palpable..divide it like..PALP(SOUNDS LIKE PULP)+ABLE.....after touching the PULP of fruit ITS OBVIOUS THAT every one would be ABLE TO PERCEIVE whether THE FRUIT is fresh or not.
PAL means a close friend....now PALPABLE...means we r able to touch or feel our pal even when he is not present
palm:: so palpable means sth u can touch by palm.
word is taken from Latin palpare means to stroke in the feeling of love ...so..if someone touch you, it will be PERCEPTIBLE OR TANGIBLE to you whether he is touching you in feeling of love or hatred.
when your girlfriend "PAL" sits on your lap you feel something..
Short Definition : throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
palpitate-split it as pal+pit...my pal(frnd) fell on a pit, as a result of which my heart started to BEAT RAPIDLY
palpitate = pulse + agitate.. generally heart beat faster in fear
split it into palpi ->PAAPI and tate ->australian bowler shaun TATE. as tate delivers a ball at a very high pace so the batsman aginst him starts palpitating as of fear.
palpitation..you may have often heard doctors..cardiologists using this word in case of heart attacks patients..
when my turn came to address the gathering from PULPIT, my heart BEAT IRREGULARLY because of FEAR, or ANXIETY.
kinda sounds like Pulse Per Iteration->Pulse per second->Beating of the heart in each iteration(each heart beat)
How do u create PULP(palp).. by beating wood hardly...
PALPIATE- pulp- he -ate of fruit , good for heart, heart started to THROB after he took pulp, because that gives instant energy
palpitate and sound similar to heartbeated means heart beat.when you get excited ur heart get bea erraticlly.
Short Definition : insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
Relate this word to poultry. If poultry is not kept or stored properly, it will become worthless.
(pal+try)Imagine you are advising your friend "hey pal(close friend), don't try it..it's not worth considering this option"
Pal + Try. Pal means friend. Since you have very less no of pals/friends you keep on trying to make new ones
sounds like POULTRY,that have MISERABLE life
its like this PAL(friend)+try(try).....so it goes like this friend try again u made insignificant effort
PANTRY car of railways provide PALTRY amount of meal as compared to platform caterers for the tantamount of money.
PALTRY rhymes with PAUCITY which means dearth scarcity, paltry means insignificant or small in value
hey PAL(friend)TRYeng to impress her is NOT WORTHY as she is already engaged
paltry sounds like POULTRY which is INSIGNIFICANT for VEGETARIANS
suppose a salesman is trying to persuade to buy sth:"Its really cheap PAL,TRY it!",thus, PALTRY=petty and insignificant amount
pal+try = hey pal dont try somethin which is insignificant and trifling
chickens are paltry poultry.
POULTRY is worthless as we kill chickens to eat....hence PALTRY sounds like POULTRY....
pal (pole) and try(tree)...a pole is very small in comparison to the tree..so paultry- very small value
Hey pal try it man...you tel ur pal to try something because its not all that costly, its petty or of insignificant amt
sounds lyk pantry.. today our pantry has very less snacks
Paltry-remember poultry, poultry is important coz it gives chicken(i like chicken),so paltry is unimportant. poultry - important paltry- unimportant
read it as "partly" which means "partial" so adha-adhoora kam has no significance in your path success.....
My pals trying to give back borrowed money but he can't cause he's poor.
paltry same sound as party(political party),so nowadays political party are becoming insignificant to the peoples.
Short Definition : criticize harshly
think of the paan(hindi)..anyone who eats PAN excessively is subject to HARSH CRITICISM.
PAN means the opposite of PANEGYRIC(praise)
The performance of the band was so bad, we threw the PAN at them, even the kitchen sink!!
PAN's Labyrinth was so popular that no movie critic dared to PAN about it.
PAN sounding similar to BAN.. Which is a way of critisizing harshly
Pan ,it is obvious that when you eat pan and spit in the road you will be harshly critized
Short Definition : cure-all; remedy for all diseases
THIS WORD sound like pan of asia,which suggest remedy for all problems occuring in asia.
PAIN I'll SEE YA -> its a cure for all ailments so we can say "see ya" to pain and aches!!
Panacea Biotec - A Pharma Company - is producing remedy for all diseases.
panacea sounds like panasonic.panasonic is a famous company which claims that they are the greatest.So panacea means like greatest of all. i mean something that cures everything
pan bana rasvala - aisa karey dhamal ;this pan will solve all issues
Short Definition : flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache;
panache.. sounds like moustache... ppl grow differnts kinds of moustaches to appear stylish
if u have seen the movie "FASHION"... priyanka chopra models for the company PANACHE,,, which shows pryinaka chopra is stylish , energetic, and famboyant
people eat PAN to showoff, but they don't know that it will cause ACHE
sounds like headache so they can do things with out head ache
Problem+Cash. If you have cash.. you'll solve your problem without any difficulty.
Short Definition : widespread; affecting the majority of people; N: pandemic disease; CF. all people
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Just to remind you: <br> demos = people <br> epi = top <br> pan = all <br> <br> So, epidemic means spread in a small area. Pandemic means spread in across countries etc., Further epidemic is any undesirable thing where pandemic is used only in
sounds like "epidemic" which also means widespread
pandemic,epidemic,endemic....say pandemic is whole world,epidemic whole country and endemic is for a city or particular in a community
the end "demic" also fits for epidemic.. and it is a synonym for pandemic..
Epidemic is confined to a small grp of people... epidemic diseases might to confined to a country... whereas pandemic is widespread...NOT confined.. like H1N1 virus
PAN+epidemicâ€”habit of eating PAN is WIDESPREAD
in a pan(frying) every liquid gets spread , so pandemic is sth wide spread, a widespread disease .