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…
1. coquette -- remember shriman shrimati ji .. usme koki ji thi jinke saath unka neighbour flirt karta tha
coquette ( ) n. A woman who makes teasing sexual or romantic overtures; a flirt
2. plethora -- plate mei thoda nhi rhega .. ye india hai .. you will get plethora of dishes
- An excess of.
- An excess of a bodily fluid, particularly blood.
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kernel -- central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
(verb) cause to start burning
(verb) call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
"arouse pity", "raise a smile", "evoke sympathy"
bestride -- to be the best rider you have to bestride the horse first
bestride -- Get up on the back of
catena -- cat har saal hota hai ye yaad rakkho bas..so it is a series of events
catena -- A chain of connected ideas, passages or objects so arranged that each member is closely related to the preceding and following members
salacious....it means lustful ; lechorous
it gives the hint of the hindi word 'sali'....so can be remebered as a "a characterless jeeja who is salacious for his sali"...
shrew...it means a bad tempered female....one of the like who is always nagging...So
split shrew:sounds like 'She+screwed'...
a girl who screws you is always bad tempered and not very well behaved...hence the meaning
articulate : "Artist + Late ( Aaram se kaam karega) => Absolute, Good work"
1) adj. --> Expressing oneself easily in clear and effective language: an articulate speaker
2) vb. --> To express in coherent verbal form; give words to: couldn't articulate my fears
Note: Its good if we give eg also.
And useful links.
Reference : http://www.thefreedictionary.com/articulate
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expropriate -- it actually means ex-property
expropriate -- Deprive of possessions
"The Communist government expropriated the landowners"
restitution -- after some hard work we REST(itute) to regain energy
modicum:it sounds like 'kam'...so its sth that is less in quantity or not up tp the required amount...very small in quantity or number
cerebrate: (Not celebrate) : "cerebrum" is part of brain.(U must have learned in school).
So related to thinking.
cerebrate - use or exercise the mind OR one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments;
(Entire reasoning is based on CEREBRATING)
Synonyms: cogitate, think
eg. As they surveyed the damage, Jonathan did not ask his father how he would fix the tree house, instead allowing him stare and cerebrate in silence.
mickle -- michael had a mickle of fans
mickle -- in great numbers
catastrophe - an event resulting in great loss and misfortune; notable disaster or misfortune; OR
A complete failure; a fiasco:
Eg: The food was cold, the guests quarreledthe whole dinner was a catastrophe.
Related word :
cataclysm - a sudden violent change in the earth's surface
subterfuge -- sab taraf fuse udd gya .. and i couldn't recognise the thief
subterfuge -- Something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
"he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge"
quarry -- kuwari ladki ko raat ko akele mat bhejo .. there are many anti social elements waiting out there to make her their quarry
quarry -- A person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence.
"he fell quarry to muggers"
dexterity : remember dexter from cartoon network how skilled he was at his experiments and innovation.
dexterity(noun): skill in using your hands or mind.
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