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 has 'tilla', remember is as tila [small hill], very tiny as compared to Mountain. So scintilla means 'tiny'.
scintilla = skiny + tinka tinka in hindi means a small drop.. so both the words mean small bits..
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
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)
scintillating performance, great performance.
Short Definition : detached plant shoot used in grafting; descendant
scion can be remembered as son.
SCION, the car, is TOYOTA's brand for young people.
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
SCOFF and MOCK are rhyming words which mean, to ridicule or jeer at someone, speak contemptuously.
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.