Suggested Wordlists



This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.

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Short Definition : keep as precious; cherish

(noun) accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.
Synonyms : hoarded wealth
Example Sentence
  • the pirates hid their treasure on a small island in the West Indies

(noun) art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
Synonyms : gem

(noun) any possession that is highly valued by its owner
Example Sentence
  • the children returned from the seashore with their shells and other treasures

(noun) a collection of precious things
Example Sentence
  • the trunk held all her meager treasures

(verb) hold dear
Synonyms : appreciate , prize , value
Example Sentence
  • I prize these old photographs

(verb) be fond of; be attached to
Synonyms : care for , cherish , hold dear

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for treasure

TREASURE in great MEASURE was once accumulated by Pirates (sea robbers).
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by pushpa_edit

Ram CHARAN(CHERISH) has lot of Treasure
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by Phanik12312


Short Definition : article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly

(noun) a formal exposition
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for treatise

focus on TREATI..almost same as remember treaty between two nations, so it must be a formal written document
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by anshulnirvana

A TREATISE or a THESIS is a written book or document on a subject.
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by pushpa_edit

treat+ise...focus on treat means deal with a speech or writing or discuss about an discuss about a treatise...a written essay or exposition
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by preetisoni2411


Short Definition : travel; journey; V: make a long difficult journey

(noun) a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
(noun) any long and difficult trip
(verb) journey on foot, especially in the mountains
Example Sentence
  • We spent the summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas

(verb) make a long and difficult journey
Example Sentence
  • They trekked towards the North Pole with sleds and skis

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trek

Trecking is a long & tedious trip or a track is through which a journey is taken.
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by gre_fever

in STAR TREK, they make a long journey to various stars.
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by friendofafriend

trek....sounds like we can travel in a truck...or journey in truck
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by sriramraparla

every one knows the movie "star trek" means journey of space
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by regalia201

A TREK or a HIKE is a long arduous (tiring) journey.
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by pushpa_edit

I don't like trek in a truck and do you?
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by mallikarjun


Short Definition : trembling; slight quiver (as of the earth or from nervous agitation)

(noun) an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)
Synonyms : shudder

(noun) a small earthquake
Synonyms : earth tremor , microseism

(noun) shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)
(verb) shake with seismic vibrations
Synonyms : quake
Example Sentence
  • The earth was quaking

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tremor

Remember Trimmer, a noob's hands will tremble/shake when trimmer is brought near to his neck
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by 0m3gA

Tree+Mor(peacock)....when there is a Mor on a tree, tree tremors....
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by nileshdive

TREMOR and Shiver are rhyming words which mean, a slight tremble or quiver.
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by pushpa_edit

those who watch seinfeld the comedy show will know how much kramor tremors
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by friendofafriend

tremor sounds like fever..1 quivers in fever or u cn rmmbr it as it sounds like temper so quiver by smbodies temper.
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by ritu1018


Short Definition : trembling; wavering

(adj) (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear
Synonyms : quavering
Example Sentence
  • the old lady's quavering voice
  • spoke timidly in a tremulous voice

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tremulous

TREMble+nervOUS-->Tremulous is trembling in nervousness or fear
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by Saquib

TREMULOUS and NERVOUS are rhyming words with a similar meaning. Both words mean, quivering or shivering with fear.
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by pushpa_edit

think of the word tremble- as in fear
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by tivoli25


Short Definition : cutting; incisive; keen

(adj) having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect
Synonyms : searching
Example Sentence
  • searching insights
  • trenchant criticism

(adj) characterized by or full of force and vigor
Synonyms : hard-hitting
Example Sentence
  • a hard-hitting expose
  • a trenchant argument

(adj) clearly or sharply defined to the mind
Synonyms : clear-cut , distinct
Example Sentence
  • clear-cut evidence of tampering
  • Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest
  • trenchant distinctions between right and wrong

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trenchant

When you chant it is to be very strong, clear and effective
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by ksameer_coep

if chant under the ll be clear and effective
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by preetisoni2411

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by manishtuteja10

'ant' always walk in straight 'trench' i.e they know which way is right or wrong for them.. they never deviate...
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trenchant:trench+ant;an ant in a trench is sharply perceptive to things because it can see every minute particles.(sharply perceptive)
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TRENCHANT and ELOQUENT are rhyming words . Both the words refer to a strong and effective use of language.
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by pushpa_edit

when american economy collapsed,keynes asked the us goverment to dig trenches so that they can employ people& govt was SO KEEN to have a solution, they really asked people to dig trenches..
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by preetisoni2411

TRENCHANT rhymes with PUNGENT,so the meaning goes(not the exact one though)
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by imajeeth

TRENCH warfare b/t father and teenage you. He saw right through your ANTic because he was more [keenly perceptive]. Now he still teases you w/ [penetrating remarks] of his [effectiveness] in catching you red handed.
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by joeyessoe

ten chantazz ( severe) or criticism
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by arshnagpal

if ure chatting with 10 people then you must be all knowing or insightful. ten + chat
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by friendofafriend

trend + chant(repeatedly doing something) >>> when a trend goes on and on followed by people, it becomes clear in mind of younger people that that related thing is to be done like that nly... relate it..
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by RajeshBorkar

train+chant:so when train is chanting the expression is effective n clearly heard or understood
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by laaptu

trench+ant...imagine an ant forcefully breaking the trench and vigorously coming your way...
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by Thisisnotme

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