This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : small round piece of medicine; flat piece of stone or metal bearing an inscription; Ex. stone tablet on the wall
A Gazzette (newspaper) is also a Tablet because it has a number of sheets folded into one place.
tab(computer) is to review files and let is to go in so tab+let will relate to allowing it to go into ur body to fight a disease
tab means decoration and let(letter) decorate with letters on a stone
Short Definition : understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
tacit ~ take it; imagine you are giving permission to someone to take something from your room...but you didn't say it verbally but via your actions.
tacit= take + it or you will have to take something which is not expresssed...
Tacit - Change the word to Tact - You tactfully (with perfection)handled the situation even without expressing it in words (tacit).
break it as taci -t = taxi ..when u r waiting on road side . it implied, understood without being expressed that you need taxi
Example for Tacit is Mr.Bean's Action,who used to laugh a lot with out speaking a word Mr.Bean is a tacit Actor :)
pushpaka vimanam is a movie in which kamalhasan acted,it is movie full of tacit no single word or dialogue,its full of actions
Short Definition : habitually silent; talking little
Taxi_turn Taxi Driver will be reserved or uncommunicative while "Driving".
akin to tacit which means "without words".
Taciturn and Reticent are somewhat similar in sound and they also have the same meaning, which is, someone who uses words sparingly, is reserved.
taciturn is uncommunicative;1 who talks little its anotnym being garrulousness
Ben loves soccer and tennis. He also enthusiastically plays ping-pong and frisbee golf.
Short Definition : skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
tact= t(=talent)+ act ... so, if you want to show your talent, you need to have the tact to put your act together.
just one word we need for explanation "tactic"
Short Definition : careful no to cause offence; OP. tactless
tact+ful...one who know all the tact to persuade people will never cause any offense to any one .
Tactful - Tact + Full. Someone who knows how to handle a situation tactfully, is well mannered and tactful.
Short Definition : pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
CON-tact - If you are in contact with something, you are in touch with it and hence it is tactile.
It sounds similar to Reptile(class of animals e.g Snake).Now this animals e.g snake are quite sensitive or react suddenly when see something .thus quite sensitive and as we can't touch them so related to touch.
tactile sounds like textile, we are in constant touch of clothes, it implies the meaning
Short Definition : contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
taint is spelled same as stain where stain is one which causes to lose the purity.
Think of situation, where you are expelled from city because of u lost purity or bcoz of bad repute then u need to stay out of city, in a tent(taint).
Paint on sth is to increases beauty but TAINT on sth DAMAGES BEAUTY
Short Definition : burlesque; act of leaving the ground
we mostly hear the plane is ready to "takeoff" it means the plane is ready to leave the ground and fly
Take off is like Mock. The play was a take off on Bollywood's melodrama. It was a mock play.
Short Definition : charm; object believed to give supernatural powers to or protect its bearer
Talisman sounds like Tilism(hindi word), which also refers to a magical charm (most probably a locket or an amulet) that helps protect its bearer.
It sounds similar to tulsi(a Holy Plant).whenever we go for certain exam it is given hoping that luck would be with us .bcoz it is pure and holy and this plant holds extreme importance to indians
tal(l)+is+man; if a man is tall he is lucky as girls get attracted towards him.
Remember Gandhiji talisman when unhappy ,u have think of poor person.
there is a word in telugu called "talittu" which will be hanged in the necks of small childern which prtects them from some harm..........
Short Definition : claw of bird
Falcon depends upon its Talon (claw of a Bird), while on hunting
talon sounds like talvo(hindi) ...downside of feets...
talon ~ laton ~ legs. claws are in legs only. ;)
its my hobbie to make soft toys in free time....so when i was making a falcon soft toy , i had forgot to put his TAIL ON the backside of his body and also forgot to put his sharp TALON....i m too forgetful!!!.........:D
In talon,peer at "t" it resembles claw of a bird
talon - the 'taal' of a 'lion'.. like the claws of a lion but in a bird