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Mnemonic Vocabulary

*Guys I feel this is the best way to improve your vocab. So each one of you please post atleast 1 mnemonic for the day so that we can cover ample number of words by cat .. lets start* 1\. coquette --_ remember shriman shrimati ji .. usme *kok...
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has anyone used the book " word power made handy " by Shalini Verma ??

1. how much relevant is the book  for MBA entrance preparations perspective ?

2. Is the author providing a sentence with the meaning of a word ?. I am asking this because learning without the help of contexual usage is very difficult for me .

Plz reply asap 

Agape : Wide open, in a state of wonder and amazement

Mnemonics :: Agape ~ a + gap; an opened mouth has gap between lips and hence agape

.: Pain is Temporary, Pride is Forever  :.
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Alcove : a small recess opening off a larger room, bay

Mnemonics :: alcove ~ a cave; reminds us of a cave which has a small opening

.: Pain is Temporary, Pride is Forever  :.

Quash - to completely stop from happening.



  • Traffic quashed all our hopes for visiting a zoo. 30 Jun '13.
  • indian cash ke rate kam hone oar mere sare USA ghumne k p.... 29 Jun '13.
Gault
Sumeet Garg @Gault 22
Traffic quashed all our hopes for visiting a zoo
nikibeck
p k @nikibeck 166
indian cash ke rate kam hone oar mere sare USA ghumne k plans quash ho gaye...

apathetic - Tepid,uninterested.

  • indifferent, how can some be apathetic towards the miseri.... 29 Jun '13.
  • isko bhi yaha pe dalega to ho gayi cat vocab bhai;). 25 Jul.
nikibeck
p k @nikibeck 166
indifferent, how can some be apathetic towards the miseries caused by flash floods at kedarnath.
tepid= lukewarm, unenthusiastic= In returm i got a tepid response.

@shattereddream

@chanchal15

their is one more book for vocab which is also very good by Norman

lewis and Wilfred Funk if u need it i may send it to u i have ebook



Please forward it on mamta1019@gmail.com

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  • If anyone has the above ebook..please forward me at bagad.... 27 Jun '13.
  • Hey!! could you send it to me too?! at shraddha.may92@gma.... 25 Jun '13.
mohithbagadia
Mohit Bagadia @mohithbagadia 34
If anyone has the above ebook..please forward me at bagadiamohith@gmail.com ... Help me out puys!!!
shraddha.14
Shraddha Singh @shraddha.14 7
Hey!! could you send it to me too?! at shraddha.may92@gmail.com

Attenuate:make thin,weaken

mnemonic- at ten + u+ ate,if u will eat only at 10 in a day u will become thin(attenuate)
lookround
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Aberration-unusual


  • deviation from normal-. 24 Jul '13.
Confounded yet determined!!!!

abhor: can be read as ab or nahi
means complete hatred.

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Salubrious- Health-giving; healthy: "salubrious weather".
Mnemonic- Just like Sallu miyan (apne Salman Bhai, always healthy)

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Meaning of some words ve can remember by their opposite word:

For Ex:

1) Bashful : ye garrulous ka opposite h..nd ve kno garrulous means extremely talkative..

2) Impugn : ye defend ka opposite h..nd ve kno wt defend means..

3) Ostensible : opposite of "Real"

4) Apocryphal : Opposite of "authentic"....

5) ducile : opposite of "Obdurate.".

6) Inept: Opposite of "Adept"

7) shallow : opposite of "profound"

8) Wane, deteriorate : opposite of Flourish..

...etc.....

V can prepare some pairs like this its useful..

Keep sharing this kind of funda here guys... :)

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  • impugn means doubting somebody's honesty/ integrity/ trut.... 29 Jun '13.
  • apocryphal = doubtful of its authenticity. 29 Jun '13.
Either This Way Or That Way !!
nikibeck
p k @nikibeck 166
impugn means doubting somebody's honesty/ integrity/ truthfulness
ostensible remarks= apparently true but necessarily true
ducile= du == she/he does everything one says thus not obdurate
nikibeck
p k @nikibeck 166
apocryphal = doubtful of its authenticity
@aspirekv gregarious person is one who like to be in groups..u can undrstnd in this way :-)
Either This Way Or That Way !!

Two words from me for today :

stolid -- having no passion

candid -- honest

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  • stolid= calm , dependent , showing little emotion. 29 Jun '13.
  • stolid= stove par lid, makes it passionless. 29 Jun '13.
Either This Way Or That Way !!

srry did not get the funda behind "gregarious"


  • gregarious means smone who enjoys being with other people.... 17 May '13.
kooks123
siddharth juneja @kooks123 7
gregarious means smone who enjoys being with other people so we can remember it as one who likes to be in groups..

Jagganath temple me vishal rath yatra hoti hai!
Word: juggernaut
Meaning: a very large truck
Usage: The city is surrounded by juggernauts disturbing the peace of citizens.

ji aapka ladka badda hi ghul mil ke rahta hai!
Word: gregarious
Meaning: one who enjoys the company of people
Usage: Vishal is a gregarious person.

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