This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : unpredictable; fickle
a capricious summer breeze
(adj) determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason
a capricious refusal
authoritarian rulers are frequently capricious
the victim of whimsical persecutions
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for capricious
ca(CAR) + PRIC(PRICE)...PRICE OF cars nowadays is becoming unpredictable with the launch of Tata's 1 lakh car.
CAPRICONS(SUN SIGN) ARE GENERALLY IMPULSIVE N UNPREDICTABLE PEOPLE
Capricorn the goat(zodiac symbol) is capricious
if u wear Capri(a dress, also called 3/4th) in place of formal dress, it will be UNPREDICTABLE, ERRATIC.
Wearing a ricious cap (cap full of cooked rice=capricious)? Angry?
CAPricious- CAP rounds (for entrance of medical or engg. courses) are so impredictable
cap of himesh reshammiya is very PRECIOUS he would be unpredictable when its stolen
A cowboy rides into town. He goes into the general store to buy a new pair of jeans. He impulsively changes mind and buys CAPRI-Pants instead. Now that's capricious!
part of this word is "Capri".. usually capri's are low waist... its very unpredictable when it may fall of ur waist.. its so loose..
CA(calcium)is precious ..it is not predictable when our teeth weakens
It sounds like cap-riches. Imagine a guy at a casino with his cap under where the money comes out of a slot machine. You never know the outcome of the slot machine. He might not get anything or he might get riches.
Being Capricious is not facetious because it happens on a whim.
Short Definition : (of a boat) turn over
(verb) overturn accidentally
Don't rock the boat or it will capsize!
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for capsize
if u want to know the size of a cap (which is generally present inside the cap), we need to overturn it to see the size
what is ur cap size. Matlab teri pagdi mein kitna dam hai means how much is the turn over.
If you want to see the size of Cappal(Ship in tamil) the u need to turn it over
Short Definition : title; chapter heading; text under illustration
(noun) taking exception; especially a quibble based on a captious argument
a mere caption unworthy of a reply
(noun) translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
(noun) brief description accompanying an illustration
(verb) provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for caption
Interesting Caption all the time captures our attention
Short Definition : faultfinding; too critical
(adj) tending to find and call attention to faults
a captious pedant
an excessively demanding and faultfinding tutor
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for captious
First word that comes to mind -Captain, who will always find and call attention to Faults which must be altered.
simiar to CAUTIOUS...cautious people FIND FAULTS in things
CAPTION--ppl who supervise and copyright the CAPTIONs of good TV Ads ae particularly perfectionist and fault finding
CAPTIOUS- ALWAYS GIVIN CAPTIONS..ALWAYS LABELING..
CAPTION+ous so caption is one which is catchy. so a captious person always tries to pick faults in others,FAULTFINDING.
Captured by her attack on my character, I was trapped in an argument with her.
Captions...when you give too many CAPTIONS(comments) on you friend's photos, you try to find faults
we generally give captions or names to people if we find fault with them..like Mr. stupidity etc.,
by sai dasika
Imagine a ships CAPTAIN yelling, "Swab the decks ye scurvy scum!"
if ur CAUTIOUS U will not do faults.
CAPPI TEA polirikunnu ennu objection paranju athu ozhivakki CAPTIOUS = tending to find silly faults
its sort of like keere nikaalna. A captious person makes you cautious forcibly.
capture your faults to make you cautious
Short Definition : glass water bottle; decanter
(noun) a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for carafe
try to remember it as coffee + cafe .....
the word resembles cafe which is brewed in a carafe.
Glass water bottle is in car safe while driving
Short Definition : shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
(noun) hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for carapace
car + space....where do you have space in the car, at the back which is always covered...so the meaning is a shell covering the back.
CARRY-PACE - the PACE of the turtule (animal with a hard shell) is slow because it has to CARRY its HARD SHELL
kada + peeth which means "hard back"
The hard outer covering (CARAPACE) of billiard balls is what allows them to CAROM off of one another.
carapace - a carapace is meant to care for the base