This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : enhance the flavor of by adding a spice, etc.; inure; harden; N. seasoning: something used in seasoning
SEASON is the DIVISION of the year into four seasons according to the climate.
Short Definition : occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
Seasonable and reasonable are rhyming words. We feel Some thing is reasonable if it appropriately fits our taste. Hence seasonable appropriate.
SEASONABLE means AGREEABLE or SUITABLE for the season.
SUSAN was ABLE to intervene at the right time to stop the dispute. Susan is a seasonable woman.
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lets take example of intervention: your intervention into a dispute is reasonable if you have a reason ; similarly it is SEASONABLE if your intervention is in correct time ( season).
Short Definition : of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
SEASONAL or VARIABLE - Something that is likely to change, occurs seasonally or in a particular season.
mangoes, jackfruits are SEASONAL fruits
Short Definition : experienced
one which saw many SEASONS in its life...will be very AGED
SEASONED OR ACCOMPLISHED - Someone who is knowledgeable and experienced.
Short Definition : withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
Due to recession in US, many WITHDRAWN their business...
Secede is the opposite of "Proceed".
hey think of recession as in secession during which the investments were withdrawn...
SECESSION or RENUNCIATION or RESIGNATION is to withdraw from a membership.
sounds like 'Cessation' meaning discontinution...
secession(withdraw) = se + cession(yeild) kinda opposite
Short Definition : isolation; solitude; V. seclude: set apart from others; isolate
Seclusion - derived from seclude. Opp to include.
Seclusion is some what related to exclusion. When you want privacy and isolation you go in to seclusion (isolate yourself from the others).
Short Definition : conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
Secret+e which is to be concealed or hidden
SECRETE and EXCRETE which are rhyming words, mean, to produce and discharge a substance.
Short Definition : separate religious body; faction; group of people with common beliefs within a larger group
sanct(pavitra) sect(sector) larger religious group
dissect: cut open into parts, sect is one of the parts
Imagine section in a school where we have group of people with same interest
think of a sector of a circle