This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
Vilify (to defame someone) is the opposite of glorify (to praise someone highly).
Just assume "vil(villain)+ify " who always slander or speaks evil against hero.
vile + ify = vilify
Short Definition : clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
vidicate....split it like vin(WIN) + di(the) + cate(case)....so when you win a case IN a COURT...it means you are freed FROM ACCUSATION AND CHARGES...you are freed from blame.
basically this word is taken from vindicare means to lay claim ..so you lay claim that you have not done anything....so shd be freed from accusation.
Vindicate and authenticate are rhyming words meaning (prove genuineness, the truth).
win + advocate = vindicate
split as Win + Addicted >>> when someone is win addictive, she/he gives proofs of his innocence anyhow, and finally wins in most cases and gets free from all claims..
JUSTIFY by WIN
Short Definition : disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
vindictive=win+addictive obsessed about winning ...so always having ill will against others
vin(win) a person is always wanting to win , if he loses he feels to seek revenge
The vindictive one is likely to start vendetta(that is fight for revenge).
vindicate sounds like indicating to win by taking revenge..
Short Definition : wine merchant; winemaker; seller of wine
the word is like winter,in winter making and selling of wine will be growing
Read the "vin" (wine) in the beginning of the word.
A VINTNER is also a FARMER because he cultivates grapes.
Winter its cold, so u drink wine to feel warm
Short Definition : break (a law); defile; desecrate; assault sexually; Ex. violate graves
Violate and disobeyed have similar sounds and they mean - to defy.
Short Definition : poisonous snake
A VIPER ia an ADDER (a snake). A VIPER can WIPE out your life.