This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
t+aunt.....so your aunt provoked you against your parents.
Taunt and Flaunt are rhyming words but have totally different meanings. The rich are always taunting the poor by flaunting (making a show of) their money at them.
Short Definition : tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
taut sounds like taught.. and if all the teachers want to taught(teach) lessons at the same period it will be tight..
Taut sounds like Got. My muscles got taut (strained) after all that strenuous exercise.
taut sounds like taught...you were taught a lesson last night n were asked to write a test but u forgot.....so you are TENSED........
Tauta (totta) means Maal(sexy looking girl), and tauta tightens few muscles.. tauta means maal then taut can be considered as muscular male who is tight and ready
taut = tota (hindi word for maal ladki) so a <br> 1. tota is always neat and trim <br> 2. and when taut comes around you, you become nervous and stressed
Picture tater [tot]s tightly packed together in a fast food restaurant. :)
Short Definition : needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true
tota (parrot) repeats what u say !!
(for biological students)Remember tautonomy= practice of naming animal having same Genus and species name. ex: spotted deer=Axis axis
Tautology and Monotony have somewhat similar sounds, but they have the same meaning i.e to happen repeatedly.
For computer students, discrete mathematics contains step to prove one equation is same as other.
Addition to Userdce's mnemonic...... Tau + Tau + Logic - Repeating the same logic using different repeated words
Thatha in tamil means grandfather.. old people repeat the what they say all the time
Tauto - Logical-- Taut students logically, don't repeat the chapter every time.
what do u find looking at the mnemonics stated for this wors...? mr.sravan unnecessarily repeating the same thing..
Short Definition : cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
TOWEL+DRY......In a public locker room, a person who dries his body with a towel in front of everybody is vulgar and gaudy.
I AM WRITING AN ANECDOTE BELOW, FROM WHICH YOU WILL REM THE WORD FOREVER: ORIGINALLY THE WORD IS DERIVED FROM AUDRYLACE,A PLACE IN BRITAIN WHERE CHEAP AND SHOWY LACE(PROB OF SHOES) WERE SOLD,SO THE WORD MEANS GAUDY,GARISH,CHEAP AND SHOWY. NICE
taw - Toy which is cheap and Dry - Means it is dry showy - Not proper elegence.
tawdry sounds like rowdy..a cheap person indeed!!
Tawdry sounds like Laundry -> clothes -> gaudy/showy/cheaply shining clothes
any1 who asks dowry from their bahus is a <b>fucking</b> tawdry
sounds like toddy.. toddy shops are cheap liquor shops.. hence the meaning cheap gaudy..
TAWDRY = TAsteless + gAUDY.
Sounds like "To Oddly Dry" yourself in a way that others can see your body (It could be both Showy and Immoral)
Tawdry is Vulgarity - to be showy, garish or flashy - something that is unpresentable and ungraceful.
Dry lands r cheap so tawdry means cheap
TAWDRY sounds like "TODDY" means white water it is very cheap compare to all wines....
Short Definition : brownish yellow
tanned ......... tanny ... tawny
Tawny or Fawny (fawn) or Creamy (cream)or Sandy (colour of sand), are all shades of yellow ochre (brownish yellow).
after TAN we are TAWNY
Short Definition : specialist in classifying (animals, etc.); CF. taxonomy: science of classification
TAXO+NOMIST...imagine urself in a moving TAXI and and u are giving names NAMEIST[ (classifying)...people passing by
a Person who (TAX)Stacks into Groups
Taxonomy is a Methodology of classifying animals into groups.
Imagine a tax guy, high on something. He sees animals around him, and classifies them.
TAXI's are now -a -days classified into various CAB's...and dey r used to carry da SOCIAL ANIMALS(us guyzzz n galzzz)
Short Definition : boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
tedium....stadium.......bored of sitting in a stadium...... especially during test matches...for 5 days..!!!!
Tedium (boring) and Humdrum (dull) are rhyming words and they also relate to each other. If something is dull it is bound to be boring.
Short Definition : practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
totally drinking tea..not drinking alcohol :-)
Teetotalism and Epicureanism are similar in sound but are opposite in meaning. Teetotalism is to abstain from alchohol but Epicureanism is to enjoy wining (wine) and dining.
TEA+TOTAL- totally taking TEA instead of wine/beer
Tee(THE) + TOTAL + ISM... THE practice of TOTALLY ABSTAINING FROM ALCOHOLISM.....