This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : causing cancer; N. carcinogen
(adj) causing or tending to cause cancer
the carcinogenic action of certain chemicals
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for carcinogenic
CARCINO+genic carcino is pertaining to cancer causing element
carSINoGENIEc.. Alladin's GENIE will give you CANCER if you do a SIN..
carcinogenic -> car carbon(smoke) in take generally will cause cancer.
carcinogenic = carci (curtsy) + no + gen + ic; Donot know any curtsy is always evil work.
Short Definition : chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
(noun) (Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
(noun) the number of elements in a mathematical set; denotes a quantity but not the order
(noun) a variable color averaging a vivid red
(noun) crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male
(adj) serving as an essential component
a cardinal rule
the central cause of the problem
an example that was fundamental to the argument
computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure
(adj) being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cardinal
'cardinal' also means pertaining to the 'heart' and the heart is the 'most important' part of our body. It is responsible for the working of our body.
CARDinal - cards, account cards, visa cards, ssn cards, those most important stuffs.
car + din(day)....so car is "important" to go to the office during din
You are very important to me.
TADI NAL , hum jaan de sakte hai!!!!!
cardinal = most important, primary
Short Definition : doctor specializing in ailments of the heart
(noun) a specialist in cardiology; a specialist in the structure and function and disorders of the heart
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cardiologist
CARDIO + LOGIST cardio means heart..and a person studying the logics of the heart is a cardiologist.
Short Definition : lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
(noun) pitching dangerously to one side
(verb) walk as if unable to control one's movements
The drunken man staggered into the room
(verb) move sideways or in an unsteady way
The ship careened out of control
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for careen
careen sounds like car in rain...car will MOVE IN AN UNSTEADY manner in the rain.
Careen <==> Karenna Kapoor (Bollywood Actress) swaying(lurching) her body while dancing
Its like career.In every persons life career will have ups and down
careen is derived from the word career- "to rush" so its To lurch or swerve while in rush
remember hindi superstar Kareena and her boyfriends Saif and Shahid Kapoor, so she sways away side to side "kabhi shahid, kabhi saifu"
Associate with career : our career keeps swinging from one side to the other
car + lean -> car eans frm one side to another like its swaying!
remember bollywood actress kareena, who keeps swaying from one actor to another :-)
The sport car beside us started to CAREEN as soon as the light turned to GREEN, we were worried about the safety of the passengers in that car
to clean the rear part of the cab(tilted ship). We move side by side to tilt it.
Short Definition : rush wildly; go at full speed
(noun) the particular occupation for which you are trained
(noun) the general progression of your working or professional life
the general had had a distinguished career
he had a long career in the law
(verb) move headlong at high speed
The cars careered down the road
The mob careered through the streets
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for career
career refers to say jobs...and people rush for job interviews and to reach on time daily for jobs
relate career with car+rear i.e when u have got a car comming at your rear end or back side than u will rush wildly to save yourself
career in abroad - go with full speed
Short Definition : free from worries; having no problems
(adj) free of trouble and worry and care
the carefree joys of childhood
carefree millionaires, untroubled financially
(adj) cheerfully irresponsible
carefree with his money
freewheeling urban youths
had a harum-scarum youth
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for carefree
carefree sounds like stayfree.. which r sanitary pads for females...which make them feel carefree or unworried about their periods
care = feeling + free = having no worries. Therefore no feeling of worry.