This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : capable of being stretched; of tension; Ex. tensile rubber
Tensile and Ductile have one thing in common. They both refer to something that is easily strechable.
Short Definition : stretching; condition of being stretched; mental strain; strained relationship between groups or people
Tension and Confusion. Tension leads to a strained confusion of mind.
Short Definition : not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
Living in a tent temporarily. If you are living in a tent, you are unsettled.
living in (tent) temporarily.if u are living in tent u are unsettled
Tentative is Relative to uncertainty, hesitancy.
Short Definition : thin; slim; rare
TENUOUS can be split as TEN+US,so TEN of us goin to USa together,the chances are very SLIM and it'll be a RARITY
Tenuous comes from Attenuate. Attenuate means to make thin.
tenous...this word it extracted from Latin tenuis means...thin, slight...
split it "Ten+of+us". It is a rare possiblity that ten of us will accomodate in car
this word is delibrately mispronounced some times as tenyeas....tenyears....so your ten years daughter is very thin.........and slim.....
tenuous can be related to tension..in tension a person is weak....
Tenuous and Bulbous are rhyming words with different meanings. Tenuous is something slim or thin while Bulbous is something fat and round .
Read TENUOUS as 'TEN of U vs twO of US', so when ur only two against ten, u become "WEAK AND INSUBSTANTIAL"( Insubstantial : lacking strength and solidity ).
tenuous sounds like "Thin" and fragile
me playin TENNIS is a tenuous idea
TEN+US....the plane we hired to go to gre could manage only 10 people because the plane was TENUOUS
though ten of us are thin ,its very rare to fit in the car
TEN of US can only cook a TENUOUS dish... for too many cooks spoil the dish..
tenuous = tenis. tenis players(female) are thin and generally lack substance - they are more hype.
ten u or us:so doubtful,uncertain; tender: easily broken so must be thin
tenuous-sounds like strenuous. under strain we become fragile and thin
Tenuous sound like tender, and tender meat is soft/flimsy
think about Tin can which is thin
Short Definition : holding of an office or real estate; time during which such an office is held
Tenure and Ensure. The property owner Ensures against a fraudulent tenant by setting a lease period or a tenure for renting out his property.
U need MANURE for u'r Farm in u'r Real Estate which u have been holding from several time
from previous mnemonic....tenure=ten+your..it's yours from ten years and holding it...
Short Definition : lukewarm; slightly warm; half-hearted; not eager; Ex. tepid reaction to the new film; Ex. tepid supporter
te(tea) and pid(dip):ypu can dip ur hand into tea only when it is lukewarm
tepid..sounds like rapid....when u have half hearted approach for sth u do things rapidly..means u want to just finish ur work u have no interst in doing it...
~tea+Pee'd:: you can have hint from either TEA or PEE, in either case it's luke warm
Tepid can be thought of as "Tap" which gives lukewarm water..
tepid=tap+it....introducing the new "TAP IT gyser"...tap it once and u shall get LUKE WARM water...tap it twice and u shall get hot water.......:D
Tepid refers to something Mild, lukewarm or not too hot.
tepid = tea + pid; i.e. pid is having low control power which has little interest.