This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
with+hold....if you hold back the library book and refuse to return it on time...you are withholding it.
Short Definition : stand up against; resist successfully
With + stand...you firmly stand your ground (withstand) even though there is strong opposition.
Short Definition : lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic
witless = WITh LESS brain, means foolish
think of WITTU oru wittum ellatha jeevidam endhu maduppanu????? really stupid one
Short Definition : witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
witch will make clever joking remark about her magic
"cis" means to cut... to cut something, you must be sharp so witticisms are sharply witty.
Short Definition : sorcery; magic
focus the word Wizard...similar as a software PARTITION WIZARD..which is same as partition MAGIC. Hence its a MAGIC
Wizardry is the same as sorcery... a wizard is a person who performs sorcery (magic).
Short Definition : shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady
wizened - old people are experienced and WISE... and they are FEEBLE, WEAK, they SHRIVEL, WITHER
wizened = wise+end wise (old) people reach their end as death & their body decays
relate it to the word WISE... think of a lady who has gained wisdom as she has aged and grown old and shriveled up.
YZend...when you have Y,Z written on your face as tatoo, you faace is WIZENED