This wordlist will contain all word of the day published by MD.
look the word carefully..PERVASI+VE....and doesn't it sound like PRAVASI BHARTIYA DIVAS.....an initiative by the Indian government to attract NON RESIDENT INDIANS who are SPREAD WIDELY ACROSS THE WORLD........
perva(means festival in hindi) festivals are spread thorughout
(per)+(vas)ive.here per:throughout and vas:to go so to go or spread every where..
Sounds like ""Param Shiv" so god is spread throughout...
pervasive sounds like expansive
pervasive sounds like per+massive n massive includes large area - spread throughout
pervasive is similar in meaning to IN-vasive
"That pearl you chucked at the poor vase has left a crack in it; now the water is apt to spread through all the cracks and leak everywhere!"
but basically this word is taken from pervādere means to pass through, which when splited means per-- through + vādere --to go, walk...so go or walk throughly..means go and walk in whole world..spread..throughly.....
a PERVert is the one who watches secretly , PERVS are present everywhere these days
pessimist,everyone knows who a pessimist is..a pessimist always has the feeling that bad things will happen and that it will not be successful; the tendency to have this feeling
sounds like PATHARify (hindi pathar-stone)hence, the word.
killing a pet with a riffle (by being STONE hearted)
petrify sounds like stupefy remember harrypotter
patri(stone)..the disease of stone in hindi is called PATRI which is nothing but a stone
petIFY -> ossIFY
The pet - u - lent me is getting me irritated
remember aunt PETUNIA in harry potter?she is very ILL TEMPERED and always ANNOYED on poor harry
PETU(bhadakna like petrol or gas)....hence petulant is a person jo baat baat pe bhadak jata hain....
if somebody calls you petu(a person with tummy in hindi), you will get annoyed!
pest u lent
Pharisaical contains HARI and SAI all GOD name so Pharisaical means pious
phari+saical . If you think of egyptian Pharaohs from 'phari', they were self-righteous and followed their traditions. 'saical' sounds like cycles meaning loops. One confined to one's cycle or loop of beliefs and traditions.
Phari(fully) + sai(shirdi sai).hypocritical excessive self righteous.
PHARI(fairy)-SAICAL meaning "like a fairy"-very devotional to god
Pharis--Parish So a person believing in parishes is hypocritically pious
phil + ATLAS = loves atlas and hence collect stamps of the countries on the atlas
break into PHIL(file)+LIST...in a file you list the STAMPS
philatelist -> reminds me of italy. I used to collect stamps of the letters from italy.
phil(sounds like FILE) + late => A file is late when there is no postage STAMP. (STAMP COLLECTOR)
phi(love)+late(latest)+list(list of stamps), you love to get latest list of stamps
PHIL ATE Lots of glue as he licked and listed his stamps.
philatelist: phil can be spelled as fill the LIST of stamps a bit LATE!
PHILATELIST = PHILA(liking) + TELIST (posTALSTamps)
Sounds like PRAGMATIC(practical) --> practical people think with logic and show little emotion.
If u have lots of phlegm due to cold then u would unresponsive or impassive due to tiredness.
we can't pull his leg as he is calm & composed.
when u hoist a flag u have a lot of passion. phlegmatic is the opposite of that
A child sleeps soundly on Ma's leg .. as he is not easily disturbed
phlegm is caused due to coldness. therefore, a cool person (a calm person) is phlegmatic
philips k leg static..so coz of shock he is static..no emotions
Cold with phlegm makes a person too ill and unemotional...he becomes a phlegmatic person
put leg on mat and then not easily dirsurbed..
leg + mati(soil) >>> when soil gets stuck to our leg, without any reaction or emotion we jst wipe it off...
piebald -> remember pie chart which is generally of different colors
Imagine an apple pie on a baldheaded. Obviously, it will give a spotty look on a clear shiny and sparkling bald head.
Piebald = Pie + Bald. Bald means hairless head > That bald-headed oldman always wears shirts of different colors.
try remembering the DALMATIANS.. they are all black & white spotted(mottled)
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piebald - remember pied piper , the multicoloured piper, now the pied ball...a multicolour ball .. the black and white piebald ball was very attractive to the dalmatian.
Pills le kar farar ho gaya.
Ur pill get lost in fur. It seems like fur steal ur pill
the cunning thief made u take sleeping pills n got furer.
PILLAGE SOUNDS LIKE VILLAGE.. many villages were plundered during the Gujarat riots.
pillage sounds pirates and pirates LOOT the money or goods....
a PILL plunders a disease-causing germs
pill(peel)+age, peel-to take off the skin, Latin. agere(age)-to do, similar to taking off the goods by force