This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
sounds like "tantra mantra". We do tantra mantra to get rid of the bad temper if someone has due to evil souls entering someone's body
ant in Rum ----> make u angry, ill tempered !
TAINT+RUM....taint means spot.....after seeing taint of rum on my friend's shirt,his mother lost her temper
tantrum= t + an(=angry) + t + rum(=run) .... if someone gets angry, they run into a fit of bad temper.or ( rum pine ke baad tent mein tantrum hua..)
Short Definition : very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
Remember your workshop course - you would've done tapering. Otherwise, think of a hose pipe connecting to a tap. Its width decreases gradually.
we ll apply TAPE or oil coating 2cricket bat 2increase its stoke n sharpen its edges..
use TAPE to make the CANDLE stand erect from falling down
Usually the candles are 'Tapering'
taper: think of nozzle of a pipe.....it tapers from one end to another...smaller at end and larger diameter at beginnining,....
Relate it to Tape. when u use tape to stick something you could notice gradual decrease in the width of the tape.
Short Definition : venomous spider
tarantula is like Dracula
There was an English movie called Tarantula about wild spiders. In general, Tarantula, Godzilla, Gorilla all end with "la" - and mean some gigantic creature.
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Tarantula (a venomous spider) and Tarantella (an Italian whirling dance)have the same sounds but the words have conflicting emotions. While one makes you whirl in enjoyment, the other makes you writhe (get uncomfortable) in pain.
taRANtula:RAN(run...run...tarantula is beside u)
Short Definition : slow; sluggish; not on time; late; Ex. tardy arrival
tardy..sounds like tired..so if a person is tired..he is very slow at his work and arrives late than the expected time.
The base word for TARDY is RETARD, in which retard is to slow up, delay, inhibit, hinder, impede.,...
Tardy and Dilly-Dally are rhyming words and they are used for someone who is slow and is always late at getting somewhere or doing something.
On tar(black material used in road making) u can only go slow
Short Definition : make or become dull or discolored; N.
its opposite of garnish..simple
opposite to varnish(A coating that provides a hard, lustrous, transparent finish to a surface)
tarnish,tardy,mundane, sluggish,slack,shoddy:all these means DULL.......!:)
Tarnish and Polish are rhyming opposite words, and one helps to remove the other. If you tarnish a polished metal surface/ or a personâ€™s reputation you damage it/him.
Short Definition : linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
tarry sounds like the hindi word deri.....so a delay in doing something..
consider the word TARIFF which means paying taxes.. So the merchants will attempt to TARRY the TARIFF
tarry sounds like tardy,so if you tarry, you will be tardy.
tarry sounds like hu(a)rry..hurry is the antonym of tarry
ataTARI chala ...khup late zalele ahe......
Tarry can be thought when a girl says "aa rahi hun"..which means to delay..
boss: y r u late? me: taarey gin ra tha :P
After consuming tarry(tarry in bengali language means wine) you are walking slowly & in curved way
Tarry and Early have a similar sound but they have opposite meanings. Tarry is to dwadle and get late whereas early means, to be punctual or be somewhere before the scheduled time.
john terry always comes late on the football field
Short Definition : sharp to the taste; acid-tasting; caustic; sarcastic; Ex. tart apple/reply
TART..try to recollect TARTaric acid. You can hence say in this context, that acid is SHARP and PUNGENT in CHARACTER and therefore it is Tart.
Tart think of Fart.
TART..try to recollect tartaric acid,so any acid is SHARP and PUNGENT in CHARACTER
tart: S-TART ....WE SHOULD S-TART TO OFFICE BY 8 :O COCK SHARPLY.......
like fart is very pungent/sharp to smell,TART is sharp to taste....
Short Definition : torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
tatter rhymes very near to torture...and think of physically tortured or student in college whose all clothes are torn into pieces.....
agar kapde k kisi part pe tatti gir jaeygi to hum us part ko faadh dengey
sounds like "futt er" means torn cloth.
Tatter and Batter (to bash up or be bashed) are rhyming words. The thief's clothes were absolutely tattered because the policemen had battered him up very badly.
tatter sounds like scatter PIECES OF CLOTH OR PAPER
in hindi it sounds like "tittar-bhittar" means destroyed completely into pieces
Think superlative degree of tato is tatter a sticker.