This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
rarefied is a past tense of rarefy. And, rarefy = rare+fy(to make), i.e. to make something rare, or less dense... :)
rarefied meaning is to make refine or pure so rarefied-ra+refined= rarefined
rarefy means to make thinner.. any mineral from ore becomes thinner(lesser) after removing the impurities
Short Definition : (of a sound) grate on (eg. nerves); make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; rub with something rough; Ex. The cat's tongue rasped my hand.
if you dont grasp, teacher will rasp
Raspberries have a very rough skin.
rasp...A TOOL THAT is used for SHAPING wood..so during the time when we shape a wood it makes HARSH NOISE.
sergeant is rasping on NEW RECRUITS, those who were not able to grasp the discipline of Army
Short Definition : making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
rap music sounds a bit raspy
in the movie RAAZ the voice of the devil is very raspy i.e,unpleasantly harsh
SAME AS ABOVE WORKING with rasp ,....nothing but making noise
raspy is like the sting of a wasp
raspy - rapsy - rap sound is grate..singers also need harsh voice..less sweetness/melodious
raspy -> raspi -> raw+whisky...your voice becomes raspy when you drink raw whisky ;)
Short Definition : approve formally; confirm; verify
ratify =satisfy you are satisfied only when you approve to or with something.
RATIFY = giving a good RATIng to something, hence you APPROVe of it
ratify=RATE IFY u rate something when u approve or conform it
To reCTify something is to CorreCT it. To rAtify something is to Approve it, giving it an A-okay.
Rat+Fy: Rat,Five: a rat killer came to my home and he asked fy: five 5Rs/-, for each rat he catches, i had approved and accepted his proposal.
Rate + ify >> means if u get ur work rated from a standard source.. ie. approved formally ur work..
Short Definition : reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
we will take the RATIO of your CIN(sins) and then reason what to do with you
in management accounting, we use RATIOS in order to get on conclusion through logic that which project is beneficial for company out of various given projects.
in Ratio we compare a quantity wrt to other quantity... Ratiocination implies implementing the concept of ratio>> when we compare two things and brainstorm on it thinking rationally and logically..
Short Definition : fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
IN A ration shop you get YOUR fixed portion of wheat and rice.
remember ration card?
Short Definition : (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
Consider that you are solving a Maths problem.You will need to present a reason why you are answering it as a Rational Number, in turn you will have to use your brain for that...
Short Definition : fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
rationale- fundamental A rationcard is a fundamental thing necessary for showing as proof
rationality -> fundamental principle of humanity