This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
remember the serial 'Will and Grace'
will+low+y..so a person whose WILL power is very low...HENCE FLEXIBLE...AND PLIANT.
willow: remember it as PILLOW which is flexible....
Wallow means to roll about...a person who is WILLOWY can WALLOW easily coz he is lithe and slender
if you want to play graceful shots in cricket !!!!!! you need a good"willow"
willow y =pillow y..cos pillow is flexible
Short Definition : loose freshness; droop
Wilt and tilt sound the same and they both mean, to droop.
Sounds like Will it...will it loose its strength and disclose everything about the conspiracy to us?
Jus remove 'l' from wilt so its wit..this means knowledge..konwledge is always fresh as new things come in to existance...so WIL(loose)T so loosing knowledge i.e., loosing freshness..Simple!!
wil t...if u r tired den u have to take tea.. I am tired i WIL take T
Short Definition : crafty; cunning; artful; N. wile: deceitful stratagem
wily - à®µà®¿à®²à¯à®²à®¿... in tamil...villy means villain, artful, cunning
sounds like willy which means someone who wants to fulfill his will by any means. He has to be clever to do so.
Wiley Coyote tried to trick Road Runner. (cartoon)
WILY=WILling to trick people what anyone wants to have
Pronounced opposite..it is 'evil'
its look lilly .lilly is crafty,artfull girl
wily is like witty witty ppl can be crafty, artful, cunning
sounds like silly(meaning foolish and dumb): so wily is the opposite of silly meaning artful and cunning.
wil+y : one who has a wil and can do anything to complete his wil, WILY
i will memorise it as WILLY as BILLY, as when billy mkes amew sound ,its very CUNNING to me.
Wily and slily, both are similar and they mean, cunning.
it sounds like willy of willy wonka movie , in which he decepts people
wily( vie + lily ) : he vies but puts lily flower in ear... cunning
wily = (West Indies) + lying.west indies bowlers are always using tricky method to fool the opposition batsman.
Short Definition : move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
Wince and pinch sound somewhat similar....you winced when you were pinched.
it is similarly to rinse ,rinse means drown up.So we will move back,or shrink because of fear.
Remember Expressions of Vince McMahon from WWE...So like the vince ..Wince
if vince mc man attacks u, u shrink
when press people try to come close to PRINCE william.he WINCED.
wince:- win becomes cement i.e it becomes tough.
Think past tense of win is wince, now the win at past becomes discolour.
win ce ..to win position of chief engg u have to move back suddenly
rinse you will move back in sudden fear on soap may fall in eyes
Short Definition : fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
WIND+FALL......When the WIND blows, fruits FALL .
Short Definition : sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
WINd + NOW = WINNOW so, the blowing wind helps to separate the CHAFF.
WIN NOW will separate you from looser
sounds like binno (hindi)- sift
Win + now... you can win now...or win + owing...owing to something you could win a prize.
Winnow=Wind the minnow (the lesse one the chalf) form the grain.
winnow = win + now i.e winning is easy when u r good in something...therefore winnow is to separate good things from bad
Short Definition : charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
winsome: you can win some one only if you are charming and attractive..
winsome = handsome.... so easy
remember swayamvar in ramayana or mahabharatha. in that a man wins a wife by winning a competition. So if a girl is charming and attractive, she is winsome(one who deserves to be won in svayamvar)
'w' (we) + agree + 'in' + 'some' + matters = winsome (which means aggreeable)
win some one's heart by agreeing to what they say :)
Short Definition : small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
when I whisper in her ear, I can feel the WISPS of hair tickling my face.
Zephyr(Gentle Breeze(sounds like "Hisssss")) makes the small bunch of hair(WISP) of the kid swing!!!
whispering means making low (small) sound, wisp means small bundle of hair or straw