This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : party; clique (within a large group); dissension
(noun) a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
(noun) a dissenting clique
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for faction
faction -> fraction means fraction of a large party
sound like function ..means party
Fraction is a small part in numbers , similarly fraction is small part in political party.
by onno manush
Fake action in the clique
People with different facts will face dissensions easily.
faction: Remember the game Red Faction - faction here means a group
faction = fraction means part -- party :)
FACTION = female action on society is done always in group.
Short Definition : inclined to form factions; causing dissension
(adj) dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for factious
factious = fact + ious. factious people are so concerned about their facts (views). so they wont agree with others. so factious means opposition or dissenting
FACTious: remember FACTorize
Factious can be remembered as a FACTory having a fight between board members, because of some FACTrIOUS people
factious..fact(iou)s...when pronounced sounds like FAX....so you recieved a fax stating about the rivals factions within the administration which is causing dissensions among members.
(fac)FAX + (ctious)Caution -> be prepared for trouble(dissension)
FACTIOUS = fact + ti + o + us; The fact transmit on us i.e we are guilty.
Short Definition : artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
(adj) not produced by natural forces
brokers created a factitious demand for stocks
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for factitious
sounds very similar to word FICTITIOUS....so something which is fictitious .. is always artificial.
boyOboy!!look at her tits!!
they are fake tits bro,they place some kind of gelatinous substance there...hence factitious(artificial)!!!cant help...remembered tat way!! :)
factitious = false tears. so factitious is artificial where as facetious is humurous. factitious = tears (artificial) facetious = joy (humour). remember this as analogy.
fact+itiousâ€”sounds like fact+eatiousâ€”eating the facts(truth)â€”so misrepresenting the truth, so copying illegally or artificial
Factitious....FAKE + THI... say as in she was fake...hypocrite.. or fake by looks as she was all donned with make up...
fact+eat+ous means eats fact means imaginary and untrue
Politician try to face the poverty fact. It will be artificial(factitious).
Something which constantly needs facts to support it must be artificial because truth is eternal.
fictitious ....like false....
(â€œfact,â€ meaning â€œto makeâ€) as in factory and manufacture.
Short Definition : handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
(noun) a servant employed to do a variety of jobs
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for factotum
focus on totum : total meaning all
The Servant who does one job- just fucked partially. The servant who has to do all the JOBS- Fucked Totally- FACTOTUM
Factotum=Fact + totum = factory + total - We can remember it like doing all(total) the work in the factory
Factotum - FACT-TOTUM - If you can imagine the TOTUM(in INception) as a person... then the totum is a handy person who can tell you everything if you are in a DREAM
Example: Ramu kaka in old Bollywood flicks
facilitates+ total= a person who helps in all the things;
FACTOTUM = factory + tum; you are a factory i.e bunch of work.
fact - to - tum - sab jante he hoo,, means u r able to serve in wide range of capacities
by Raj antall
factory total work is done by factotum robot
Short Definition : mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
(noun) one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
(noun) the body of teachers and administrators at a school
the dean addressed the letter to the entire staff of the university
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for faculty
After a poor performance in the science fair the FACULTY (teaching staff) have lost their FACULTY (mental powers)! :D Just a mnemonic sir.. hehe
Short Definition : not genuine; N: one that is not genuine; impostor; sham; V: counterfeit; Ex. fake the results of the experiment/the signature
(noun) something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
(noun) a person who makes deceitful pretenses
(noun) (football) a deceptive move made by a football player
(verb) make a copy of with the intent to deceive
he faked the signature
they counterfeited dollar bills
She forged a Green Card
(verb) tamper, with the purpose of deception
Fudge the figures
cook the books
falsify the data
(verb) speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it
(adj) fraudulent; having a misleading appearance
(adj) not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur
decorated with imitation palm leaves
a purse of simulated alligator hide