This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
remember pug dog of vodafone. It's very stingy.
pun + (negli)gent : As you know punning means playing with words. So if we pun negligently on others it may hurt/wound them.
pun-punch+agent ,punch a agent he is strong and sharp
Short Definition : punishing; Ex. punitive measures
pun, if misinterpreted, can lead to punishment
PUNITive = Punish + It
punitive : pee in small units which will be a severe punishment
Short Definition : tiny; weak; insignificant
remember "pony" tail which is small and tiny.
Remember "pony" which is a small horse likewise "puny" means tiny.
rooney is puny when compared with messi
Short Definition : secure grasp or hold; firm grasp or footing
when you purchase something, that thing becomes forever yours and you have "a firm grasp or footing" on that thing.
Somebody is gaining advantage while chasing you for the purse you purchased from the mall and you should maintain a firm grasp on it
In a purse chase, the theif should have a proper purchase on the stolen purse.
Short Definition : place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
purgatory = in Roman Catholic, it means a place where one has to experience suffering before he goes to heaven, so it is like a gate to heaven, purgatory = pure + gate, a gate to heaven which purifies you.
PURGE (clean) dirty GATOR (alligator), producing clean animal.
Pronounced as Purge Gay Tree .. If you have to purge your son's gay tree/partners, you have to encourage him to go to a purgatory (A place of spiritual expiation).
PURGATORY - place/state where you PURGE UTTERLY of all sins
Short Definition : remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
its the opposite of 'merge', merge means to mix something into another and purge means get rid of something.
remove 'g'.. pure.. implies purge is to making it pure, clean
Purge :- Pee if ur URGEnt and get rid of unwanted
PURSE- things fall from purse daily