This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : thin; slight; barely discernible
whispy=whisper...which is barely discernible..
Whisp for its second meaning...wispy sounds like WHISKY..u drink tht daily u become thin n weak..
see spy in the word. spy is hidden always, so it's barely discernible.
Wispy and risky or better still... wisp and risk...the wisp of smoke could be showing a risk of fire.
Wispy- Wiskey.. once we drink it.. we wont speak clearly...barely discerning.. lacking clarity
Short Definition : sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
Wistful and Wishful...Wistful = Full of longing or unfulfilled desire. Wishful = Seeking advancement or recognition.
wistful ~ wristful ..havent u ever longed to have ur wrist full of bangles?
Wistful : like full of waste; Becoming sad; while rememberring
He was holding his head resting on WRIST showing that he was wistful like THE THINKER by rodin . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thinker
too many wishes makes a person wistful
"Wasteful" - You become sad when you see how wasteful humans are.
wishfulâ€”a person is wishful, he wishes that he should have worked hard in the past.. so the meaning
with full - thinking about it sadly
Short Definition : introverted; retiring; remote remote/distant in manner; aloof
After withdrawing oneself from societal association, one gets withdrawn/aloof/unsociable.
Short Definition : (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
wither = with + her when a lover wants to spend time with her, generally his money is going to decay ;
Wither and batter both sound the same and both mean, to deteriorate.
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
wit(clever perception)+less....a person lacking the ability to percieve things cleverly.
think of WITTU oru wittum ellatha jeevidam endhu maduppanu????? really stupid one
Short Definition : witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
Witticism rhymes with critisism. Witticism is a clever remark and critisism is a critical remark, pointing of a fault.
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.