Sunday, 21 February 2016

Wordlist practice Set 1

Meaning: shorten
Mnemonics: :  abbreviate has root brev (brief) in it; brev (brief) means in short.
Hence meaning of abbreviate is to shorten something.


Meaning: abnormal or deviant
Mnemonics: :  ab (away) + err (error) + ant : focus on ERR and ANT. Ants normally move together in a queue. imagine all
these ants moving randomly like a group of honey bees. That would be abnormal behaviour.


suspended action
Mnemonics: :  it seemingly sounds like ab+yawns.... so, think of something like 'students started yawning and so the
teacher gave them 5 mins break' i.e. temporary suspension.


Meaning: dwelling place; home
Mnemonics: :  abode sounds jus like aboard= a+board... boarding refers to living room or place


Meaning: loathe; hate
Mnemonics: :  omi here sounds like omit, we omit the things we hate.


Meaning: cutting off; separation
Mnemonics: :  ab + scission = scissor scissor separates two things by cutting them ,so separation


Meaning: refrain; choose not to do something; intentionally not use one's vote;
Mnemonics: : ab+stain...we tend to stay away from stain.


Meaning: border upon; adjoin
Mnemonics: :  Look at your BUTT (Dont take it offensively).Its like two pieces of flesh together marked by a boundary in
between them ..Thats abut .


Meaning: applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval;
Mnemonics: :  A+claim..imagine you have claimed to a news channel that you have designed a super computer ,so every where people are praising you for your great invention .


Meaning: sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
Mnemonics: :  if u knwo that cliff is A steep high face of rock, then its easy to remember

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