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wispy

Definition
(adj) thin and weak
Synonyms : wisplike
Example Sentence
  • a wispy little fellow with small hands and feet
Definition
(adj) lacking clarity or distinctness
Synonyms : dim faint shadowy vague
Example Sentence
  • a dim figure in the distance
  • only a faint recollection
  • shadowy figures in the gloom
  • saw a vague outline of a building through the fog
  • a few wispy memories of childhood
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wispy

whispy=whisper...which is barely discernible..

Whisp for its second meaning...wispy sounds like WHISKY..u drink tht daily u become thin n weak..

see spy in the word. spy is hidden always, so it's barely discernible.

when the chips are WISPY they are more CRISPY

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Wispy and risky or better still... wisp and risk...the wisp of smoke could be showing a risk of fire.

Wispy- Wiskey.. once we drink it.. we wont speak clearly...barely discerning.. lacking clarity

wistful

Definition
(adj) showing pensive sadness
Synonyms : pensive
Example Sentence
  • the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wistful

Wistful and Wishful...Wistful = Full of longing or unfulfilled desire. Wishful = Seeking advancement or recognition.

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wistful ~ wristful ..havent u ever longed to have ur wrist full of bangles?

Wistful : like full of waste; Becoming sad; while rememberring

He was holding his head resting on WRIST showing that he was wistful like THE THINKER by rodin . http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thinker

too many wishes makes a person wistful

Wish Fool:He or she was foolish enough to made an impossible wish

"Wasteful" - You become sad when you see how wasteful humans are.

wishful—a person is wishful, he wishes that he should have worked hard in the past.. so the meaning

with full - thinking about it sadly

witticism

Definition
(noun) a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
Synonyms : humor humour wit wittiness
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for witticism

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Witticism rhymes with critisism. Witticism is a clever remark and critisism is a critical remark, pointing of a fault.

witch will make clever joking remark about her magic

"cis" means to cut... to cut something, you must be sharp so witticisms are sharply witty.

writhe

Definition
(verb) to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
Example Sentence
  • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
  • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for writhe

it is 'write' but we have to pronounce it twisting our tongue to say 'writhe' so the meaning 'twist'

Looks like "write the".. we must write the writhe of the Reporter who was killed by the police for WRITING THE truth or writhe looks like WRITE+HE ,and can be memorised as HE WRITE a story in which he which TWISTED the story.

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comes from wry which is a twisted situation

writhe is the twisted form of write.

Writhe and gripe....you writhe (suffer) when you have a griping (colic pain) pain.

Writhe:~(writha/wrutha/wrudha)manava(an old man): a old man always walks in a shaky way/twisted way/about to fall manner, as a prisoner who walks after getting heavily punished as nagarjuna in ramadasu,with all crusts and trufs.

writhe is the twisted form of writhe.

write ke bichme h aya so woh thoda twist hua.writHe

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