This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
A CUTE girl, we'll "quickly perceive" a cute one..."keen" to know about her..since we'll only see her for a short time in the crowd, the impact will be "brief and severe"...these are the 3 meanings...
acute angle is angle less than 90 degree...so angles with small measurement will have SHARP vertex...
< 90 degree ~ cute && a + cut(e) --> sharp
AIDS is an acute infectious disease. So acute means severe.
acu means shapness as we studies in ACUmes: sharpness in mind and ACUity: sharpness
remember Tip op pin which is too sharp....
Short Definition : wise saying; proverb
ad+age generally old ppl tell us all th proverbs n all ..
Adage ,, Ad-in telugu it sounds like ada(girl) ,, age- age "" in telugu we have one 'PROVERB' that ada valla age mogavalla salary adaga kudadhu""
ad(ADD) age --- added age ppl say proverbs
M: add+ age =old, old people say wise things
ad + age, an old-AGE advertisement(AD), showcasing the old sayings.
ad+age generally old ppl gain wisdom so..
adage is a+dage.dage is rhyming sage. sage is a wise person who tells wise things
AADHI AGE nikal gayi but ye adage aaj bhi utna hi sahi hai jitna pehle tha
age adds will say proverb
Short Definition : hard; inflexible
A+DAM+ant...A DAM IS GENERALLY INFLEXIBLE AND HARD so vehicles can pass through it.
adam+ant...adam is comparing with the ant and saying he is hard and inflexible than the ant
adam.....adam Gillcrist(aus player)...hitting every ball so "hard" making them to six...
Adiyal Man is always: hard, immovable, inflexible, relentless, rigid, stony, stubborn, unbendable, unyielding...
A dam - kind of like I dont give a dam... attitude of inflexible people
it sounds like sediment so its a kinda rocky layer so adamant is hard and flexible..
A DAM wont even let an ANT to pass
A+DAM+ANT- means ek HARD chinti in hindi
adamant : ada('to stop' in hindi) + mant('no' in hindi , 'n' silent).As the thing is hard and inflexible dont stop it to move.
"ada"(women in telugu)"man"(man in english).a man finds woman as hard and inflexible person
adamant ~ a + diamond : diamond is a very hard substance and hence we can't break it easily. Similarly, adamant person is one whom we can't persuade easily.
Short Definition : make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
A(according)+dep(devloping)+t...so you are trying to devlop your self according to requirment.
Ad (advertisement) +apt (suitable)= something which is suitable for an occasion.
Short Definition : addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
addendum can be broken down to Add-End-Um. It is to be written at the end of the text; appendix
add+end+um...anything added in the end of the book.
Short Definition : compulsive habitual need
diction sounds like fiction.reading fiction stories became a compulsary habbit to me to read until i will complete the book.
"ad+dict+ion" - dict means say, so saying yes to some habit is addicted to that habit
Hookers get addicted to A dick ( similar pronunciation to Addict.
Short Definition : make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
ADDLE ~ sounds like riddle which is usually confusing and hence we get confused.
Ad + dull..for a dull person everything is confusing...
i am a fool=addle
addle-baddle (hindi meaning on one side and then on other side) so someone who goes on changing sides
a+ dull : rotten eggs always look dull.
Addle sounds like idle. If something is idle for a long time, such as food it becomes rotten.
addle sounds like idle ; idle means sitting without any work and hence as if confused by something.
Short Definition : direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
add+dress i.e wearing good dress so as to spek in an interview
ad + dress a dress made out of newspaper ads
Short Definition : expert at; very skilled
a+depth, a person who has deep knowledge
adept is close to adapt so an adept batsman like sachin adapt himself quickly on any kind of pitch.
inept means unskillful, ADEPT means SKILLFUL
A + dept : dept ~ department; our chemical engineering department consist of expert professors in every topic.
a dept(depth)so it can be as-person depth in a subject ia an expert.
Adding to above mnemonic, DOD- that is Department of Defense in USA has group of experts working for it..
ept sounds like apt means aptitude so if a person has aptitude he would be very skillful
A-dept.... deptartment given A grade for its knowledge and skill
Short Definition : stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
Adhere is relating to a adhessive which is used to stick or join two materials.......so the meaning
ad(add) here , its pronouncing like an order ,,,,,come on add fast (stick fast )
ADHERE<===> à¤ªà¤¾à¤²à¤¨ à¤•à¤°à¤¨à¤¾ (pr. \\palan karana \\ )[Verb] Example:You must adhere to the rules specified.