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vivid

Definition
(adj) evoking lifelike images within the mind
Example Sentence
  • pictorial poetry and prose
  • graphic accounts of battle
  • a lifelike portrait
  • a vivid description
Definition
(adj) having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience
Example Sentence
  • a vivid recollection
Definition
(adj) having striking color
Synonyms : bright brilliant
Example Sentence
  • bright dress
  • brilliant tapestries
  • a bird with vivid plumage
Definition
(adj) (of color) having the highest saturation
Synonyms : intense
Example Sentence
  • vivid green
  • intense blue
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vivid

THIS word sound like hindi word VIVIDH, which means DISTINCT.

Vivid is the opposite of languid. Vivid is physical energy, whereas languid is physical inertness (dull).

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vivid- imagine in visual about video picture make us bright and lively

vociferous

Definition
(adj) conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
Example Sentence
  • blatant radios
  • a clamorous uproar
  • strident demands
  • a vociferous mob
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vociferous

VOICE + FURIOUS = noisy

take the second part of word --> FEROUS !!! it is oer of IRON .. so when iron peices collide with each other ... they make noise !! "" ferous --> iron --> collide to make noise ""

sounds like "voice of ferous(iron)" which is very noisy.

Vociferous (Voice(y) + Furs) Imagine a bird fluttering its wings rapidly in air. What kind of sound its FURS (of Wings) gonna make?? Very OFFENSIVELY LOUD SOUND.

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Vociferous (loud)is the opposite of harmonious (peaceful).

vocy or walky talky is quite noisy

do you remembr the cindrella's aunty had a cat called LUCIFER. its a rugged cat which never listens to what the aunt says and makes noises. the arrogant cat. so lucifer = vocifer(ous) = noisy , loud

voice furious

vociferous = Voice + ferous (cut something); sound is going to cut something i.e loud sound.

volition

Definition
(noun) the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
Synonyms : will
Example Sentence
  • the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt
Definition
(noun) the act of making a choice
Synonyms : willing
Example Sentence
  • followed my father of my own volition
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for volition

Volition: Voting- Politicion

voluntary action

Remember "violation". It means "act of not complying to one's will" (e.g., harassment etc.,). "volition" sounds pretty much like that but, opposite in meaning.

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Volition (Volley + Shun):Act of making a conscious decision. Volley : Volley Ball Shun : To Stop Concerning his degrading grades Nikhil "MADE A CONSCIOUS DECISION" of holding his participation in VOLLEY BALL MATCHES.

viola i found the right choice in gre question mcqs

BHOLI भोली(ingenue/gullible) SON has not volition as his parents take all desions.

volition sounds like volatile...n u sud me careful while handaling t volatile materials

vOli(P)TION v (we) want options for choosing...that is free will option of chosing

Volition is to be at one's discretion.

volichan: it mean choice

voting(VOLI)+Conduction(TION)

voluptuous

Definition
(adj) having strong sexual appeal
Example Sentence
  • juicy barmaids
  • a red-hot mama
  • a voluptuous woman
  • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
Definition
(adj) (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
Example Sentence
  • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
  • a curvy young woman in a tight dress
Definition
(adj) displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
Example Sentence
  • an epicurean banquet
  • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
  • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
  • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for voluptuous

Voluptuous and sensuous have the same sound and meaning.

voluptuous (vol~ voltage +up+tuous).voltage of a body goes up, after seeing a girl who is VERY BEUATIFUL,or SEXUALLY APPEALING.(some thing that is very beautiful and attracting.. girl/object....)

waffle

Definition
(noun) pancake batter baked in a waffle iron Definition
(verb) pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
Synonyms : hesitate waver
Example Sentence
  • Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for waffle

Rhymes with "baffle" which means confused. Waffle also means something similar.

waf+fle..waf(wife)+ffle(eiffel tower...so ur plan of visit eiffle tower with ur wife is uncertain, as u hv lot of work to at office......so ur not decided as wat to do...and holding ur plan.....in uncertainity..

a dog barks like : WAFF WAFF WAFF ... repeating the same.. when human repeat same words in their speech .. implies that he/she is hesitant doubtful and unclear

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waffle.... think of waffer...we often hesitate to give waffers to anyone!!

ruffle lays khaate huay

wayaphat badabad

boss to employee:please dont tell anyone exact figures .just waffle..(wafwadar rehke keep some info hidden).

waf+fle..waf(wife)+ffle(eiffel tower...so ur plan of visit eiffle tower with ur wife is uncertain, as u hv lot of work to at office......so ur not decided as wat to do...and holding ur plan.....in uncertainity..

waffle...are cook in waffle iron..which give this cake ahoney comb shaped structure...becoz of the two metal plates...whic are equal in size... the plates shd be of equal size otherwise u wont get a honey comb structure..like the size of the metal pl

waffle...are cook in waffle iron..which give this cake ahoney comb shaped structure...becoz of the two metal plates...whic are equal in size... the plates shd be of equal size otherwise u wont get a honey comb structure..like the size of the metal pl

Waffle is somewhat similar to stifle or even muffle, in the sense that they mean, to supress or hold back.

Babble due to waffle... ie is due to uncertainity

WAFFLE = water fall; water fall is always vacillating.

waffle = va + full, talking aimlessly but not made up his mind

wangle

Definition
(noun) an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery
Synonyms : wangling
Definition
(verb) achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
Synonyms : finagle manage
Definition
(verb) tamper, with the purpose of deception
Example Sentence
  • Fudge the figures
  • cook the books
  • falsify the data
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wangle

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wrangler is the originial and wangle(r) is the fake

Wangle sounds like Bangle. Buying golden bangles to a girl and tricking her into bed.

wan(VAN)+gle(gal)--if you want a GIRL TO SIT IN YOUR VAN--you HAVE to PLAY SOME TRIcKS WITH HER , like you have to persuade her to come with you by making fabricated stories and fake offeres .

"Van" + "Girl" -> He made a "girl" sleep with him in van using trickery.

wangle=wrong angle..using fake stories --- van+girl

wangle...very close to wagon...wagon vehicle......we heard of wagon wheels....wheels are round in shape.....so if someone talk round ...that means he is decieving us by confusing us in his talks.....

Wangle sounds like mangle...wangle means to obtain by trickery while mangle means to mutilate something...in both there is a destruction of something.

wangle = With angle, not straight. Hence wangle your way into the committee instead of passing all formalities which takes so long.

wangle = With angle, not straight. Hence wangle your way into the committee instead of passing all formalities which takes so long.

welter

Definition
(noun) a confused multitude of things Definition
(verb) toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way
Example Sentence
  • The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours
Definition
(verb) roll around,
Synonyms : wallow
Example Sentence
  • pigs were wallowing in the mud
Definition
(verb) be immersed in
Example Sentence
  • welter in work
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I would remember it as 'world tour'. so you are planning for a world tour, but 'confused' as where to start from, because there are quite a lot countries to be covered. Hence 'confused due to multiple things'.

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I fell into a WELL of TAR to get drenched and entangled in it.

WHEN PRONOUNCED sounds like WET in WATER....SO WHEN you went to visit sunder bans you suddently fell into mud thus you became wet due to muddy water.

Welter is like helter-skelter. Welter means a state of turmoil, while helter-skelter means, in a disorderly haste...thereby showing a confusion.

Split it up into WET(WEL)+WATER(TER).So, yu lie soaked in water with a confused look on yur face as wat to do next?

well - jalian waala bagh ~ 1. turmoil 2. people soaked in blood

welter sounds like wilderness. The wilderness produces a welter of paths. When you get lost in the wilderness, you would welter about, wandering which one of the paths to go.

When a WELTERweight boxer gets punched in the head, he becomes confused.

During World Tour where to take SHELTER...its confusing due to multiple hotels..Hence it WELTERS choosing SHELTER during WORLd TOur...

the well+water(welter) is drinkable or not confused and it look like rolled with mud

welter = wel + ter read in hindi . wel mai ter means kue mai tair .. swimming kar . agar aisa koi aapko kahe tohu ll confuse wot he was saying .. he is mad .

When you go to a hotel and shout " Waiter" there is a turmoil amongst the waiter. They get confused about who has been called and hence a confused multitude of things start to happen. Syn : bewildered

WELL (Wel) THERE(Ter) are many restaurants here that serve good food

pigs welter in mud as they dont have shelter.

WALTER VETRIVEL- the confused chaotic satyaraj movie

whet

Definition
(verb) make keen or more acute
Synonyms : quicken
Example Sentence
  • whet my appetite
Definition
(verb) sharpen by rubbing, as on a whetstone
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whet

sounds like WET, when you see a wet girl,you get stimulated

whet - tamil - வெட்டு, means to cut...it s sharpened wen cut (pencil)

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Whet sounds like wet. So, before using the whetstone to sharpen your knife, you have to wet it a little.

sounds lik VEET:- veet stimulates hair cells to grow another is on seeing a veet gal (katrina) u get stimulated

compare it with "wheat". Mom's persuades her child to have "wheat" that will make him more "whet/acute, sharp"

wet ur clothes before washing them to stimulate washing dirt.

once your senses have been WHET, you no longer have to say, "What?"

When she fell asleep, she WET, washed her face to sharpen her senses

whet-wet girl stimulates

whodunit

Definition
(noun) a story about a crime (usually murder) presented as a novel or play or movie
Synonyms : mystery mystery story
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whodunit

WHO Did this murder?? Its a WHODUNIT

wily

Definition
(adj) marked by skill in deception
Example Sentence
  • cunning men often pass for wise
  • deep political machinations
  • a foxy scheme
  • a slick evasive answer
  • sly as a fox
  • tricky Dick
  • a wily old attorney
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wily

wily - வில்லி... in tamil...villy means villain, artful, cunning

sounds like willy which means someone who wants to fulfill his will by any means. He has to be clever to do so.

Wiley Coyote tried to trick Road Runner. (cartoon)

WILY=WILling to trick people what anyone wants to have

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WILLY(a lot of will)...WILY people are cunning

Pronounced opposite..it is 'evil'

its look lilly .lilly is crafty,artfull girl

wily is like witty witty ppl can be crafty, artful, cunning

sounds like silly(meaning foolish and dumb): so wily is the opposite of silly meaning artful and cunning.

wil+y : one who has a wil and can do anything to complete his wil, WILY

i will memorise it as WILLY as BILLY, as when billy mkes amew sound ,its very CUNNING to me.

Wily and slily, both are similar and they mean, cunning.

it sounds like willy of willy wonka movie , in which he decepts people

wily( vie + lily ) : he vies but puts lily flower in ear... cunning

wily = (West Indies) + lying.west indies bowlers are always using tricky method to fool the opposition batsman.

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