This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
scintilla = skiny + tinka tinka in hindi means a small drop.. so both the words mean small bits..
SCINTILLA or SCANT - meagre, small.
scintilla-sc(supremecourt)in tilla(in hindi-measurement for land)so why u involving sc in this small tilla of land
seen til .. "til gul gya god god bola".. til is small and tilgul are sparkling
SCINTILLA sounds like CHANTIPILLA in telugu means born baby which looks very small TINY
schin sounds like shan(small time in hindi).
scintilla >> take tilla>> TIL(Mole in english) so chehare pe til is very minute ! lolz
SCINTILLA i.e. sc ( scheduled caste) people in tilla ( means high position) i.e. if a sc man becomes rich it is become SCINTILLA a small figure in the world of buisness.
Short Definition : sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
Skin/Till>> Till sparkles on skin
SCINTILLATE or SCINTILLATING refers to something GLITTERING, sparkling, shining, twinkling.
schin means shan(in hindi very small time). so meaning of the above word is "the one which is alive or animated for a very small time"
Divide it into: Skin / Til= Til creates sparkling effect on skin.
scin: skin late: glaze (which is shiny)
Short Definition : detached plant shoot used in grafting; descendant
scion can be remembered as son.
scion: divide it as SC(scientific)and ion(related to atoms or molecules) means smaller one in chemical science.
SCION is a FRACTION of a plant shoot used for grafting. A Scion is also a Descendant of a family.
Short Definition : laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
SCOFF rhymes with cough. If someone coughs in the class we MOCK at them.
scoff= SChool+ OFFice She wore her SChool frock to OFFice=> other ladies mock.. guys jeer and cheer ;)
ITS SOUNDING SIMILAR TO SCARF OF LADIES...and treat it like this as wn girls in school wears scarff evry child laugh on them,
the doctor SCOFFED at Ramdev's treatment of removing COUGH
when a girl covers with a scarf,we mock at her
Scoff <-> Shroff .. Jackie Shroff is ridiculed by critics for his abysmal acting skills.
Short Definition : sear; N.
Scorch = scratch and make it dark and dirty
think of Scorch as Torch.Torch is used by people who work in mines.And these people have to face extreme heat and bcoz they are in mine(e.g.coal mine)their face turns black.
SCORCH is to singe or sear. You get scorched in the heat of the sun and that is when you get a sun burn.
u score high(good marks) only when u have a BURNING desire.
sc(schedule caste)orch(torch),The torch of schedule caste ppl is always have very little glow becoz of poverty. donot mind anyone only for learning..
Short Definition : number of points; written form of a musical composition; reason; group of 20; notch or incision; Ex. full/vocal score; Ex. Don't worry on that score; V: mark with lines or notches; Ex. score the paper
SCORE or FURROW - a line or mark cut into something, a groove.
Short Definition : stamp out(put an end to); thwart; hinder; Ex. scotch the rumor; CF. cut; CF. ??? ??? ??
scotch leads to scotch(drink too much and u'll fall down being hurt)
relate it with scratch, a small cut or notch.
If you see a SCOTCH bottle, you PUT AN END TO it!
he tried to SCOTCH from his father that he had taken SCOTCH
we know abt butterscotch the flavour of ice cream ,most of us like it very mcuh,why has it got a grt tate,because it has the mixture of butter in it,since it thwatrs or scotches butter it attains a gud taste and hence its name.
Scotch=Seperating or removing the botch(mistakes).
when we drink scotch everythin stops[HINDER]
Short Definition : lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
uncle scrooge ne severly punish kiya ducks ko
Scourge=SCOld+URGE= From an urge to scold we give sever punishments like beating with a whip.
sco+urge...When we were children we used to get a WHIP if we had the URGE to have a SCO(op) of icecream
sound like courage... Screw the courage....if we get caught thn we have to face "severe punishment"
I hope u guys know this word 'Scoundrel'. We use this word to lash out a person when he has done something wrong and we punish him(whip).
cour(a)ge is required to handle a whip
we shout when we are whipped, shout=scourge.
SCOURGE or FLOG - to inflict pain by lashing out with a whip or a cane or something similar.
Pronunciation : Skorj .. In old times, when you do not have money to end your KARJ, you were flogged to death in front of the village to set up as an example.
Scourge=if u dont Score Good in exam u will be punished.
scourge.sometime excessive courage causes great suffering bcoz it becomes overconfidence.