This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
Terminology and Etymology both refer to words. Terminology refers to the technical terms of a subject whereas Etymology refers to an account of a word's origin and description.
Short Definition : last stop of railroad; end
Terminus=terminal+bus. So, terminus is Bus Terminal where bus stops and loads & unloads passengers.
Terminus and Bus which are rhyming words are interrelated, because each and every bus has to end at a terminus (bus stop).
Short Definition : on or relating to the earth
When we go on the terrace of a building we can see the full surrounding which is nothing but earth.
Darwin Can't Solve the problem :: 'Human and Monkey are similar but why human are terrestrial and why Monkeys are arborial'
Short Definition : concise; abrupt; pithy
terse...sounds like TERESA..Here all her achievements,efforts everything has been consolidated, confined and put into a single word "MOTHER"..So TERSE means brief,concise
TERSE rhymes with VERSE.jus a verse is always CONCISE and PITHY
write mother teresa as terse....so u r riting concise and brief!
Terse is when you Converse in a curt or concise manner.
<B>Time</B> spent in a <B>hearse</B> is brief by comparison.
read it as T-erase.... we erase unnecessary lines to make it short and concise
Short Definition : third in order or rank
Short Definition : mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
Tessellated and Decorated have somewhat similar sounds. The Taj Mahal is tessellated or decorated with mosaic art.
TESSELATED can be split as TESt+ELATED..i was very ELATED to have skipped de TESt.the reason being,i fell on the MOSAIC floor....so TESSELATED means MOSAIC
tessellated has 'essel' in it, Think of 'Essel World' is decorated with each small things.
Short Definition : maker of a will; CF. testatrix
testator (or) testate: here from testate take estate and tor from testator.here tor represents a person so person having estates definetly makes a will so that estate will go to his heirs
Testator - change the word Testat into state and add success to or.. The TEstator States his will to his successOR.
One who TESTS the SUCCESSOR for a fortune - TEST - ATOR
parents will transfer all their properties to their children before death. such an act is called testator = THE + STATOR (stater).
testate (will)from latin root testor means testify.. during that time making will was not a same process like today, they used witness(testis) in place of stamp paper
Testator takes testimonies from the dying person to make the will
you hav a will to become a doctor..so 1st you hav to write a test..
person who make a will to score good marks in a test called testator
Short Definition : irritable; impatient and bad-tempered; short-tempered; N. testiness
If someone has described you as SHORT-TEMPERED in the TESTY(testimonial), then you will get IRRITATED looking at it.
TESTY sounds like TASTY, so if food is not tasty u get irritate, bad tempered
a IRRITATED person says--Dont TEST my patience
IF SOMEONE HITS U ON UR TESTES U BECOME ANGRY
if the food is not TASTY u become TESTY....!:)
for computer people: the software testers are very short tempered and are very irritable to the developer
TESTY-S if sumone fidgets with it.. d 'proces' becomes short tempered..
TESTY OR FIDGETY have somewhat similar sounds. The words refer to irritability.
Split the word into TEST+TEA. if u could not TEA during TESt u get irritated...
Who does'nt get easily irritated by a surprise TEST!
when you see that your tests are approaching you easily get irritated
giving a test is testy
Someone wrote a bad TESTY about you and hence you got "IRRITATED"
This somehow sounds like "testis". So if someone shows your testis to others you get annoyed.
my testicles are testy,i shall treat them gently!