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egregious

Definition
(adj) conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
Example Sentence
  • a crying shame
  • an egregious lie
  • flagrant violation of human rights
  • a glaring error
  • gross ineptitude
  • gross injustice
  • rank treachery
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scores we get in GRE is outrageously bad (egregious)

egregious is similer to aggressive.aggressive pepole are very bad in manner.this may help you pepole

EGREGIOUS (extremely bad). During one of our stage performance, we made such a huge mistake that people started throwing eggs at us and a rotten 'EGG REACHes US' (sounds like egregious)

egregious has the word GRE in it. so GRE is notorious in the sense that it 'might' ruin the money we paid for the exam if we dont study properly , which is conspicuously bad and shocking :)

Kids threw EGGS at my car: JESUS! -- EGGS JESUS!

a grudge at us is egregious

Greg chapel did giri hui egregious mistake (extremely bad) thats y Gir gaya

EGregious>>> picking EG sounds like EASY, egregious ones can't be EG to deal with...

hEEEEEEy Greg has become religious, yes Greg-Religious...Oh my god Greg and Religious? thats Shocking to me...

egress

Definition
(noun) (astronomy) the reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse
Synonyms : emersion
Definition
(noun) the becoming visible
Synonyms : emergence issue
Example Sentence
  • not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins
Definition
(noun) the act of coming (or going) out; becoming apparent
Synonyms : egression emergence
Definition
(verb) come out of
Example Sentence
  • Water issued from the hole in the wall
  • The words seemed to come out by themselves
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for egress

gress- to go________ digress-to stray______ egress- to go out________ ingress- to go in regress is to return to a former state

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after giving GRE-U-LEAVE FOR US, EXITING India :(

AAG+DRESS- uski dress ko aag lag gayi and her body became visible/apparent.

the GRASS came out from the soil, which means EGRESS

looks like "egg" which exits a chickens body

egress = exit ingress = coming in

agress(agressive) is wen u go in(entrance) to fight ur way. egree is wen u go out(exit) of the given opening....lolz...dont take that seriously..!!!

egre...sounds like AGREE so all the people in party have agreed to move out of the party.

looks like aggressive, if u r aggressive at a calm party u will be shown exit door

Sounds like Tigress, A tigress coming out of its hide and becomes apparent, visible

"The EAGLET's (baby eagle) EGRESS from the EGG was observed only by the EAGLESS (female eagle)."

egress--> To go out outside to the "grass."

Gress sounds like DRESS which is apparent to our eyes!e-GRESS easy to view/sight.!like e-shopping!

elegy

Definition
(noun) a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
Synonyms : lament
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E(a)-LEGY(legendry).....so if a legendry person dies......people sing a mournful poem or people lament or regret for his death.....

sounds like eulogy...

basically this is taken from a greek elegos which is a song of mourning .........and we mourn if someone dies

elegy => clergy. Clergy lives in church => ....

think of Alizee singing a sad song

LG ke tv par elegy aa rahi hai

Imagine a caterpillar falls on u..so u start an ELEGY bcoz of da ALLERGY

When somebody dies then CLERGY is called to sing a ELEGY

sounds like ee lagi >>> usako lagi toh woh marr gaya... ab marr gaya toh log usake liye Lament gane lage..

sounds like "ELI Gaali" so u mourn for that n write a poem :P

No Body buys LG tv because it only shows ELEGY (Death poems)

elegy= ele (comes) + gy (went); the ppl ho has come one time will surely go from this world this is oing to understand by neighborhood to the dead person son.

elegy sounds like ye le ji. in the funeral, as he is going we are saying that take this with u, the song or poem elegy- ye le gy(take this in hindi)

elicit

Definition
(verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Example Sentence
  • arouse pity
  • raise a smile
  • evoke sympathy
Definition
(verb) deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)
Example Sentence
  • We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant
Definition
(verb) derive by reason
Example Sentence
  • elicit a solution
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implicit - which is understood .. explicit - means specifically told/derived so elicit - explicit

implicit-which is understood .. explicit - means specifically told or written.. ELICIT means which is not specifically told or understood but WE HAVE TO DRIVE BY REASONING

saari baatein poochke ek list banani hai

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In Kannada Eli means pull so cit sounds like Sit.so Draw out

A-List can be created from extracting(elicit) good things only

When scuba diving you don't want to draw out or elicit the Moray EEL from his hiding place as he might bite you.

elicit = e + lic + it; One lic it one the tube so air is coming out from the tube.

ellipsis

Definition
(noun) omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
Synonyms : eclipsis
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imagine it as - E's lips is so beautiful that unko dekhkar muuh se words hi gayab ho jate hai ..;) ..omission of words !! lolzz

imagine if you are an editor of a paper, while editing you would make an ellipse on the words to be omitted!!!

when your lip slips there is el(LIP)sis of words

The three dots used for an elipsis (...) are eliptical or circular.

eloquence

Definition
(noun) powerful and effective language
Synonyms : fluency smoothness
Example Sentence
  • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
  • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
  • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for eloquence

e+loque..(means speech)..so someone who can Effectively deliver a speech.

Eloquence ..think the word "quen" similar to "queen" when queen arrives she gives us a "speech"

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EE lokan s matbal sab lokonko patata hu... Lalu ji ;-) Hope this helps

elucidate

Definition
(verb) make clear and (more) comprehensible
Synonyms : clarify clear up
Example Sentence
  • clarify the mystery surrounding her death
Definition
(verb) make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
Example Sentence
  • Could you clarify these remarks?
  • Clear up the question of who is at fault
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for elucidate

think of lucid, which means clear.

lucid-remember the film lake placid. placid,yes, water is clear and enlightens our mind.this tells or explains us how lake placid is so lucid..

elucidate >> lucy+date...Lucy did not show up on the Date to make it clear that she was not interested in him.

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LAKE PLACID'S water is so CLEAR that it ENLIGHTENS our mind with freshness...thus lake placid is so lucid..

For linux users lucid lynx is a version of Ubuntu

to make clear and obvious like the day(date)!

elusive

Definition
(adj) difficult to describe
Example Sentence
  • a haunting elusive odor
Definition
(adj) skillful at eluding capture
Example Sentence
  • a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist
Definition
(adj) difficult to detect or grasp by the mind or analyze
Synonyms : subtle
Example Sentence
  • his whole attitude had undergone a subtle change
  • a subtle difference
  • that elusive thing the soul
Definition
(adj) making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe
Example Sentence
  • a baffling problem
  • I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast
  • a problematic situation at home
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for elusive

illusive things are always difficult to understand

elusive is like exclusive,,, and exclusive content is hard to get!

Lusi(lucy)-lets assume lucy as a gal.lets assume lucy is always not frank.since she is lucy(loosy), she is hard to understand as her talks(speech) is loosy, it is hard to grasp.

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eLUSive sounds like it has the word "loose" in it. When you have a loose description of something, then it is hard to understand

Away from being Lucid(Comprehensible), So it is hard to grasp

imagine u had a problem in gre quant...so u sent an email to ur coach....he Emailed u the solution which was very LOOSELY described and hence...HARD TO GRASP AND BAFFLING...!!!......;)

HE LOOSE IT

ill(EL)+achieve(usive)= ill is difficult to achieve.

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