This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
(noun) identification mark on the ear of a domestic animal
(noun) a distinctive characteristic or attribute
(verb) give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
I will earmark this money for your research
She sets aside time for meditation every day
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for earmark
earmark..let break it as ear + mark -'ear' is on the side of the face. Something is placed or kept aside and we -'mark' it means something particular or extraordinary.So ..'something is kept aside for a particular purpose'
earm...very close to earn.....so what ever you are earning you are keeping it aside because soon you want to start your own buisness.
BOOK MARK !!!!
Earmark is to mark the ear of the pig, sheep.....to regonise the ownership
Short Definition : gain for the performance of service or labor; gain (something that one deserves); deserve
(verb) earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
How much do you make a month in your new job?
She earns a lot in her new job
this merger brought in lots of money
He clears $5,000 each month
(verb) acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions
Short Definition : of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
(adj) of or belonging to or characteristic of this earth as distinguished from heaven
believed that our earthly life is all that matters
our earthly home
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for earthly
Earthy refers to somewhat down, relating to earth
Short Definition : unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
(adj) conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
a crude joke
an earthy sense of humor
a revoltingly gross expletive
a vulgar gesture
full of language so vulgar it should have been edited
(adj) not far removed from or suggestive of nature
the earthy taste of warm milk fresh from the cow
earthy smells of new-mown grass
(adj) hearty and lusty
an earthy enjoyment of life
(adj) of or consisting of or resembling earth
it had an earthy smell
only a little earthy bank separates me from the edge of the ocean
(adj) sensible and practical
has a straightforward down-to-earth approach to a problem
her earthy common sense
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for earthy
on earth there are many stones and all so coarse or not refined
Earthy also means down to earth, so that which is earthy is down to earth;hence "Not far removed from or suggestive of nature " hence, close to nature
Mallika is the only actress on this earth who can do earthy talks
Short Definition : (of the tide) recede; lessen; diminish; N. OP. flow: rise of tide
(noun) a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
(noun) the outward flow of the tide
(verb) flow back or recede
(verb) hem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb
(verb) fall away or decline
The patient's strength ebbed away
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ebb
Relate it to egg ;; now-a-days because of bird flu the quantity of eggs coming to the market is reduced.
Ebbbbbb.... is reduced to Ebb.
ebb in urdu means bad habit. we should diminish our bad habits
if ucan remembe the word hebbu(kannada), when the milk is boiled ,u get that on the top..so do relate it with it. ebb(ebbu) is used to lessen or make pimpils diminish..
Short Definition : showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
(adj) joyously unrestrained
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ebullient
Your dad purchasing you a new 'Enfield Bullet' so you shpw ur 'Excitement' -> ebullient! :D
If u can think this word in a good sense, "bulli" is always showing exitement or overflows with enthu ,wen a hot gal passes
it is close to jubilation...which is excitment
when water boils, it seems as if it is showing great enthu or excitement thus being ebbulient
A bull is violent(excited).
guys.. think of "BULL" in eBULLient.. it is always excited n raring to go
ebullient="e+bullet"so u r the don and now u have new e-bullet so obiviously u r so hppy with this
In bullfight my bull won the medal and hence I am ebullient today
by onno manush
wen we get over-excited over any issue we generally get into argument wid some1 or even bully with them.so 'bulli(y)'
by himanshu dhumash
"bull" is always ready to hit you.so it is high-spirited & exited.
A strong bull is always excited to hit the humans..i.e showing his lot of excitement
E_bull_ant, BULL seems enthusiastic when an ANT goes in to the ears
by Jagadesh Rao