This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : assent; agree passively; comply without protest
acQUIEsce..concentrate on the part quie. and remember quiet.. which means submissive.. or imagine some1 who is quiet will give in without any protest
acquiesce = A(Agree) + quie(Quietly) = Comply passivly
acquiesce ~ a+kiss : My girlfriend acquiesced when I tried to kiss her on her lips.
sounds some thing like quiet ac-quiesce agreeing something quietly
acquiesce : A-Queen-Says when a queen says something to you, even if you don't like it, you have to passively agree.
(ac+qui+esce)means "accept(ac) quitely(qui)" or comply without protest
quiese sounds like quiz , i agree passively that i lost in quiz
it sound like: A quite YES! means complete agreement
Picture a QUIET pond (water is AQUA) now picture the horse BESIE drinking from the pond: AQUA BESSIE
aquiesce-rhymes with a wish ,imagine that you have ask for some wish with the gene and he agree and accept it
if everybody is quiet( everybody agrees), anything can be acquired with ease(acqui(acquire)+esce(ease))
if you are acquiesce , you always say Yes, Yes , Yes!
accused quite without protest mean agree his crime
Short Definition : deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
acquittal = i quit from this jail as the judge aquitted me amnesty m not stay - ing in this jail coz judge gave me amnesty
Sounds like quit i.e., to leave something or someone ... or deliverance from a charge..
Ah, Quit All, you are aCquitted
accused +quittal free from charge
Short Definition : bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
sounds like ACID....all acids are bitterly pungent and corrosive
remove "r" from acrid, so now it becomes acid and acid is always bitter in taste and when smelt its pungent too
Remove ac, it becomes rid,,so to remove something or cut ,, we need a sharp thing to cut..
remove r i.e. acid, his tone was as harsh(acrid) as acid.
Acrid sounds like Ack! Rid! > After not liking the sharp, harsh taste,he threw his food away.
Acrid -(cried) imagine that you are crying because you got harsh punishment
Short Definition : stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
Acrimony= Take Acr as Acroo (hindi) and Mon as man(hindi) , so it means acroo man wala .acroo manner
a+cri+monious...take cri as cry.....stinging bitter words hurt and make people cry
acri + moni + ous ~ a crore money; excess of money, which can make someone bitter, harsh
acri like angry which creats bitterness in relation
acri means bitter
Acrimo+... sounds like Lachrymo+se (saddening). When you are sad, you are typically bitter or angry towards others
a+crim+onious...A CRIMe or an ONION both are BITTER :)
"acri"= acid "monious"= manners "acrimonious"= acid lik manners
words are acid many of ous talk
Short Definition : fear of heights
a crow phobia...crows live their lives at great heights
ACRObat performs from great heights... PHOBIA means fear ACROPHOBIA = fear of heights
Imagine that u r sitting on a crow and flying in the air at gr8 heights. U fear when u look down due to acrophobia.
acro + phobia=height+fear
"Acrophobia" == "Acro" ,, similar to "Aero" airplane ,,, people frightened in plane for high altitude , ,, ie fear of height
acrimonious - acid + money. Feel bitter toward people with money.
a crow height phobia(fear in tennali tamil movie)
Short Definition : calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
actuarial sounds like factorial which implies doing calculation.
actual+arial=caluclating the cost of ARial
act-tutorial actuarial doing math stuff calculating
Actual - as in calculating as actual
sounds like calcutarial
see 'actu' sounds like 'accu'RATE+'T'rial'(trail common word meaning test)so read it as 'acuurate test'
imagine that you are about to jump of a helicopter.. u calculate the ACTUAL ARIAL distance and time it takes u to fall down and hence determine if u die or not...
"actual"+"real"we get actual real value only by calculation
a person qualified to calculate commercial risks and probabilities involving uncertain future events, esp in such contexts as life assurance
factorial calculation regarding to insurance company
Short Definition : someone who advises insurance companies
How we find out the ACTUAL value...by calculations...henceACTUARY is a person who does calculations and deals with a lot of numerical data.....
factorial = actuarial=calculations...... actuary = the person who does this statistical calculations....
The actuary predicts what will actually happen.
actuary actual, serious who deals with insurance companies
actuary sounds like sanctuary... imagine an insurance company agent in a sanctuary insuring all the birrds
actuary sounds similar to fractuary
advice in act to hurry investing which plan in insurance company.
Short Definition : motivate; activate; cause to act
The senior actor, performed and motivated his junior actor. act - to - motivate,,thus gives ,,cause to act and motivate as synonym.
actuate.. sounds like activate..we need motivation (or some incentives) to activate our thinkings..
sounds like accurate and when you presented ACCURATE sales figure to the BOARD,they motivated (gave incentives to) you for your honest work
actu + ate = moti(hindi for fat) + wait
i ATE ACT 2(actu) popcorn which activated me
motors are also called as 'actuators'. Hence actuate means to perform an action.
act - u - ate to motivate the child to eat food (motivate)
actuate: act+uate..move to act...
way actually u ate made me motivate to eat less
Short Definition : sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
acuity....sounds like acute-means intelligent and quick and intelligence is nothing but sharpness of mind.
acuity .. when u tell it , it kinda sounds like ACUTE and hence the meaning
acuity ~ a +cute; just imagine a cute girl you met in train who only have external beauty but doesn't have sharpness of mind.
Everyone at party was impressed by her cuteness (look) as well as acuteness (brain).
ACUITY= sounds like accuracy which menas sharpness.
acuity: a+cute: (cute) beautiful girls are often said as dumb,so they lack SHARPNESS in mind and senses
equity, we have to sharp in mind,hear,sight in investing wright one.
Short Definition : mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
acumen sounds like IQ-men.. men with high IQ have ability to judge quickly (has keen insight).
ACUTE+MIND...acute means sharp
acumen sounds like "IQ-man" or "a quick man" which grasps quickly
acute of men-->ability to understand and judge any men quickly Ex:Business ACUMEN
Acumen could be seen as ACCURATE - MEN
think acute man, acute meaning ability to think with focus
A-CUrious-MEN : curious men are always keen about everything going around