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This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.

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Short Definition : sorcery; magic

(noun) exceptional creative ability
Synonyms : genius

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wizardry

focus the word Wizard...similar as a software PARTITION WIZARD..which is same as partition MAGIC. Hence its a MAGIC
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by gunjanshah

Wizardry is the same as sorcery... a wizard is a person who performs sorcery (magic).
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by pushpa_edit


Short Definition : shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady

(adj) lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
Example Sentence
  • the old woman's shriveled skin
  • he looked shriveled and ill
  • a shrunken old man
  • a lanky scarecrow of a man with withered face and lantern jaws
  • he did well despite his withered arm
  • a wizened little man with frizzy grey hair

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wizened

wizened - old people are experienced and WISE... and they are FEEBLE, WEAK, they SHRIVEL, WITHER
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by the suspect

wizened = wise+end wise (old) people reach their end as death & their body decays
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by grr

relate it to the word WISE... think of a lady who has gained wisdom as she has aged and grown old and shriveled up.
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by preetisoni2411

widened <-- --> wizened --> <-- get it??
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by lord_slayer

YZend...when you have Y,Z written on your face as tatoo, you faace is WIZENED
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by nileshdive


Short Definition : great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes

(noun) misery resulting from affliction
Synonyms : suffering

(noun) intense mournfulness
Synonyms : woefulness

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for woe

when ur mourning u sing "woh lamhe"
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by deepak27_krishnakumar

woe - when our favourite batsmen gets out... we, while watching cricket shout OH!!!! sadly
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by the suspect

if a friend becomes a foe, its a matter of great woe
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by friendofafriend

Woe and sorrow both sound as well as mean the same...distress, misfortune.
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by pushpa_edit

remember "woh" in hindi. a girl is in sorrow because she is thinking that "mera woh (lover) marr gaya".
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by cp.jethani

WOE and BOW rhyme....I don't like to bow...if the day comes when I have to BOW, I will be in WOE....i.e I will be in great sorrow or distress....
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by nileshdive

because of our FOE we have to suffer WOE.
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by charuverma


Short Definition : sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions

(adj) affected by or full of grief or woe
Synonyms : woebegone
Example Sentence
  • his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone

(adj) of very poor quality or condition
Example Sentence
  • deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
  • woeful treatment of the accused
  • woeful errors of judgment

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for woeful

woe+ful....full of woe..that is distressed, a feeling of sadness.
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by preetisoni2411


Short Definition : (the stated person's) habit or custom; habitual procedure; ADJ. wonted: customary

(noun) an established custom
Synonyms : habit
Example Sentence
  • it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wont

What won't leave is habit or wont
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You won't leave this bad wont
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by hritupon

you won't avoid wont
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by arunkumar.gre

In the beginning you wont, but after you get used to it, you will
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by usairforce1985

WANTON means casual, unrestrained. WONT means established, structured.
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by dshefman

If you wan't something, make it your wont!
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by mohanster

You wont forgot your daily habit easily.
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by shaktipada

Wont is similar to want... you want (wish) to do something and in wont you are accustomed to do something.
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by pushpa_edit


Short Definition : engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world

(adj) characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
Synonyms : secular , temporal
Example Sentence
  • worldly goods and advancement
  • temporal possessions of the church

(adj) very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
Synonyms : blase
Example Sentence
  • the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
  • the benefits of his worldly wisdom

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for worldly

Worldly and earthly both sound and mean the same... concerned with material gains, not a spiritual person.
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by pushpa_edit

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