This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : unsuccessful; fruitless
Relate it to abort..things usually gets aborted when it seems that it would be unsuccessful or fruitless
abortion is a common word which means termination of pregnancy.. and hence something unsuccessful or fruitless.
abort => "to stop somthing before result" ive= action that is "useless action"
Abort+ive: abort means to stop.. ive to stopped due to some unsuccessful conditions.
You abort an GRE score if u r unsuccessful
Antonyms:complete, consummated, effective, effectual, efficient, fruitful,successful
when we put a cd in the cd drive of a computer and den eject it before transferring data, dere is sum command which comes on da screen like ur transfer was aborted means something which was in process has stopped.........
Short Definition : rubbing away; tending to grind down
abrasive:ab-Erasive:which means rubbing away
abrasive..it sounds like aggressive,which means harsh behavior
A+BRA+sive.. it is very harsh behaviour if we touches a womens bra.. which is not good..
ab + rasi -- ab means away and rasi sounds like erase.. erasing something to remove away some dirt.. hence rubbing away.
a-bra-sive which is rubbed every day
bras polishing -> rubbing or to grind down
abrasive remark like an abrasive material
like razor ,which rubs away things
Short Definition : condense or shorten
a+bridge..well bridges are meant to reduce the gap between something..so abridging..something means reducingor shortening something.
a+bridge : bridges can shorten the transportation time..
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Short Definition : abolish
Imagine a boy is making sighs to a girl standing in front of her GATE,seeing that ,her BRO comes & get rid of the boy (abolish)
ab (now) + rog (disease) + ate (eat) so, eat the disease and abolish it now.
rogam-disease need to b abolished
ab+*rog*+gate What does a ROGUE do if he is given power? -> Abolish things officially !!!
(this mnemonic needs understanding of Hindi language) ab ro gate par aakar (in Hindi) imagine a person crying(ab ro gate par aake) in front of a gate because his form has been cancelled (abolished)
A-BROke-GATE = abolish
A's (someone's) Brother is standing near INDIA GATE to abolish the excise duty law.
abro-gate to ask someone to get out of our gate . thus you are abolishing that person.
ABROGATE = ABOlish or ABATE leGAlly.
A + Bro(Brother) Gate(at gate) a brother turns away at the gate
ab+rog+ate: ab rog ne use kha liya...
A+Broke+Agreement ---> abrogate ---> to end a law/agreement
aman+bra+ gate :Ladies revoked or abrogated as the man was putting bra on GATE.
A Bro Gate, a gate for brothers only, which abrogates the hierarchy.
Ab ro gate par cos tender has abrogated.
aman+bra+ gate :Ladies revoked or abrogated as the man was putting bra on GATE.
A bro not going into a gate and turning back.
bro(brother)bfr gate, child should not beg it should be abolished
a + bro + gate they put a gate on my bro to revoke him or my bro was leaving home, so they closed gate to stop or revoke him.
Short Definition : cutting off; separation
It had the word sciss(scissors) in it.Scissors are used for Cutting,seperating..
ab + scission = scissor scissor separates two things by cutting them ,so separation
"abscission" sounds like "Recession"..nw a days companies are cutting their employs due to recession.
its from word abscissnic acid which causes cutting of bud off the plant. so abscission is cutting off
rogate is something that sounds rogam which should b abolished......
rootword meaning ab(away)scission(scissors)=== scissors cut away anything in two parts
it may be from abscissa,i.e X-axis, X is crossed or cut off
Using word roots, abs=away or off and cis=cut/kill, hence abs+cis+sion= cut something off
Short Definition : depart secretly and hide
Abscond – ab + scond. ‘Absent in a second’. When you will absent in a second? =when u STEAL OFF & HIDE, or when u DEPART secretly.
absCOND sounds like abs'KAND'..when you do KAND you run away, depart secretly and hide :)
focus on cond=condition if elders keep conditions to do this n that we will do it secretly or we will escape from that place secretly
abscond treat it like james bond, hidinng from villain
ab-Abishek, scond-scoundral "Amithab scolded Abi as scoundral, and abishek ran off or hide secretly with fear
abscond - the con artist secretly depart from the town.
due to continuous absence in college,they detained him
kand karke abscond ho gaya
abs + cond (condition) : I should have six pack abs is an important condition before she can abscond with me.
Abs (Absent)+ cond(condition)
Short Definition : complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
"solute" sounds like salute and we use to salute people having complete power.
Absolute power = complete power
at absolut temp gaseous particles remain "completely" at rest
absolute comes from "Absolutely Right "....meaning completely right.
Short Definition : pardon (an offense)
ab -solve . so you solved a dispute between you and your friend , how did you solve it by forgiving and pardoning him/her .
Releasing a person from jail sheriff tells him: "you can go I'VE SOLVED the crime, turns out you are innocent after all"
bahut cheating kar li ..."ab solve" kardo...
ab + solve : if you can solve this problem, I can absolve your sin from the accusation of cheating in exam. (a teacher said to his student)
ab-now, solve is normal.. "ab problem solve ho gaya hi.. mein tujhe maaf kar raha hun.. jaa"
I'll let my Ab(s) Solve the problem between us, and when she pardons me, she'll be all over my abs...ooh.
Ab+ Solve; if you move away(Ab) to solve problems you will feel guilty; if you SOLVE your problems, you will be free from guilt and blame and their consequences.
absolve your sin is to pardon your sin.
abhi solve karde to maaf kar dunga
Short Definition : refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
ab+stain...we tend to stay away from stain....
this can be written as "ab+stai......and stai......sounds like stay.... and .. stay out of something means not involving in sth that doesn't concern to one.
Focus on stain mom will scold us if we have some ud or ink stains on our dress .So,promise to mom i wont play in mud again(choose not to do something")
like in above case intentionally not using one's vote.means one knows that even if he/she uses thier votes politicians will never change hence they are concern about it and staying out of the voting process
ab (away) + stain = Mom asked me to be away from or not participate in the party due to stain
Steyn is an South African bowler with an ugly face.. so, ab+styen means stop looking at him, or withhold the participation.
abs + tain (train - trainer) : my abs trainer (in gym) advised me to abstain from alcohol and oily stuffs.
ab (meaning away) + stain : we generally tend to stay away from stain (dirt, dust etc)
Read ab+stain like ab+stay(means stop) i.e ab stop smoking
abstain-(ab+stain) also abdicate(ab+ dicate) both r 2 give up something you liked. abdicate can be related to dictatorship,& abstain can be related to stain which is not cherished. so u abdicate from monarch but abstain frm smokin
Short Definition : sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
ABstain from eating STEM
abs (abs) + stemious (stamina): To build stamina or six pack abs, you have to eat and drink carefully.
take abstemious as abs + tummy + ous that means ABStain from eating to have a flat tummy (stomach).
*ABS*temious , concentrate on ABS .. one who eats and drinks less/lightly will have abs ( of course with work out :) )
ABS+STEAM...I want to make my ABS as light as steam...what will I do???...I will have less amount of food.......
'ab'(away) + 'stemious'(stem of tree) not as thick as stem == refrains in eating(or suffering from marasmus)
Ab + stem + ious...imagine stomach abs and to make them stem like thin you try to eat and drink less
remember as ABS + STEM. If you want to build Abs then you hav to Stem (stop) eating junk food.
be abstemious to avoid conversion of abs into tummy
just focus on abs we get abs by eating food and its abstemious soo abs for u