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gingerly

Definition
(adj) with extreme care or delicacy
Example Sentence
  • they proceeded with gingerly footwork over the jagged stones
  • the issue was handled only in a gingerly way
Definition
(adv) in a gingerly manner
Example Sentence
  • gingerly I raised the edge of the blanket
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you should not put a lot of ginger in any of the dish or tea, otherwise it will spoil the same. So you should be very careful while handling ginger.

be VERY CAREFUL while cutting GINGER(LY), since they are small and hard.

add ginger gingerly in small amount

when we add ginger in tea we can drive at night because we become cautious

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ginger+CAT...SO HAVE you heard of ginger cat...which has brownish eyes....and old people said..if you see a ginger cat on the way..you have to be careful..as gingercat..brings bad luck.

Ginger hotel of tata is always careful.

imagine in ur teenage u used to drink ginger beer secretly hence gingerly=secretly

glean

Definition
(verb) gather, as of natural products
Synonyms : harvest reap
Example Sentence
  • harvest the grapes
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for glean

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It sounds like clean. You clean by gathering the leavings bit by bit

concentrate on the word lean,u lean forward,rather bend forward when u want to pick up something...gather leavings

green + clean.... you clean the green products by picking them up.

glean: Gather for the LEAN and needy

Cleaning the surface for gleaning the information.

glib

Definition
(adj) marked by lack of intellectual depth
Example Sentence
  • glib generalizations
  • a glib response to a complex question
Definition
(adj) having only superficial plausibility
Synonyms : pat slick
Example Sentence
  • glib promises
  • a slick commercial
Definition
(adj) artfully persuasive in speech
Example Sentence
  • a glib tongue
  • a smooth-tongued hypocrite
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glib sounds like Ghalib..his shayeri was slick and fluent.

someone who doesn't go to lib(glib) lacks intellectual depth

GLIB -> GLABROUS. GLABROUS means smooth. GLIB means smooth-tongued.

g:gafadi ; lib:lip;a person who is gafadi can speak well and fluent but lacks sincerity

good ad-lib

in general we say... if u SPEAK SO FAST u glub(glib) the words

Glib--> G is always live.

'glib,' like a 'bib.' Only caring about superficial things (how you look), lacking in depth.

glimmer

Definition
(noun) a flash of light (especially reflected light)
Synonyms : gleam gleaming
Definition
(noun) a slight suggestion or vague understanding
Example Sentence
  • he had no inkling what was about to happen
Definition
(verb) shine brightly, like a star or a light
Synonyms : gleam
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opposite of dimmer

sounds like glamour = those who have glamoure , their faces shine

sounds similiar to shimmer , hence could be remembered as shine

glimmer sounds lyk glamour which shine erratically

glimmer,glimmeing,tim tim karke jalna.means erraticallt twinkin.

gloat

Definition
(noun) malicious satisfaction
Synonyms : glee gloating
Definition
(verb) dwell on with satisfaction
Synonyms : crow triumph
Definition
(verb) gaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gloat

g+loat....LOOT...so think of dacoits who express their evil satisfaction after looting houses of people.

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Ignorant people kill goat and gloat at it.

g(gay=happy)+loat(when sm1 looted) evil satisfied

Gloat->Is like a fat goat(gluttonous goat) and the butcher is gazing at it with immense satisfaction which can be called as Malicious.

gloat : is malicious satisfaction now consider u r going in boat and 1 aadmine aap ko upser pani me dhake diya and he laughed with gloat

gloat,has has kar lot lagana dusro ki unsucess par.which is very unpleasent.

gloat sounds like loath which is unwilling to do smthng.. "when u loath u gloat"

glower

Definition
(noun) an angry stare
Synonyms : glare
Definition
(verb) look at with a fixed gaze
Synonyms : glare
Example Sentence
  • The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her
Definition
(verb) look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
Synonyms : frown lour lower
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for glower

Gulshan Grover- stared angrily at the hero.

when someone LOWER u ten u stare anGrily at them

girl glowers, give flowers

When your Girlfried bends somewhat lower to pick something from ground and someone is staring at her, what will be your reaction ???

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GLOWER :: Girl LOVER. Your Girl Lover. Always angry.

GLARE + SCOWL = GLOWER

Daddy glowered when he got lower marks.

flower =happy, glower=angry/unhappy

goad

Definition
(noun) a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
Synonyms : prod
Definition
(noun) a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
Example Sentence
  • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
Definition
(verb) give heart or courage to
Synonyms : spur
Definition
(verb) urge with or as if with a goad Definition
(verb) stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
Synonyms : prick
Definition
(verb) goad or provoke,as by constant criticism
Synonyms : needle
Example Sentence
  • He needled her with his sarcastic remarks
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for goad

goad tells you to "GO And Do [it]"

goad…sounds like god…..everyday when we pray…we always URGE to god ,to give us courage to face all the hurdles and obstacles in life.

GOAd...Just think of GOA...This itself is enough to URGE or STIMULATE you to go there

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Goad sounds like GOD who give courage to face everything in life.

goat ... bali ka bakra i.e you encourage someone to do but you have a hidden motive

GOAD Looks like (Go+AND+Do) Urge on ---2nd meaning.

GO+AheaD

i am not able to tolerate your GODU(goad).... urging

GAADna(inter, push into ground)- for GAADna you have to GOAD.

GOAD means SWEET in marathi. You urge ur guests to take some more sweets.

goad = 1. stick 2. drive A stick which drives a GOAT (goad) can be used to drive u also

GOAD -> GOAT + TOAD. Imagine little boys prodding a GOAT and a TOAD, the way little boys do with animals.

GOD goading GOAT on ROAD.

small child urge for "goad"

go:going ; ad:advertisement; if an advertisement is going on and on ,it urges you to buy the product

remember it as go(Go)+ ahead(AD)....SO WE MOTIVATE

Ravana was goading god, till he appeared.

goad = girls are in road, thats why we are stimulate to follow them.

gourmand

Definition
(noun) a person who is devoted to eating and drinking to excess
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gourmand

souds like government..and in india..anything of government is free for people..so if government plans to provide free food people will eat excessively...beyond their capicity..because we take pleasure in anything which is free to us.

sounds like GOVERNMENT- govt in India eats up all the people's funds by food & drink.

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look slike gor maharaj.. who eats first on any occasion as they are bhramins..so they can judge how is the food made

gourmand:ghorum ga mandu thage vadu!

GUR + de(MAND) -> a person who eat lot of gur must be indulged into exccesive eating and drinking...

it sounds like gol+gand(slang) which direct that one who has gol or big, gand(ass) is always enjoying eating'

We all GORGE when offered GOURMET food.

if GOVERNMENT plans to provide free good quality food to poor people..THEY WOULD EAT IT WITH EXCESSIVE PLEASURE..as they are unable to have a good meal……

Government-govt in India eats up all the people's funds.

gourmand = a person who demands more gour is also will be a connoisseur of food & drink.

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