This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : dominance especially of one nation over others
(noun) the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others
the hegemony of a single member state is not incompatible with a genuine confederation
to say they have priority is not to say they have complete hegemony
the consolidation of the United States' hegemony over a new international economic system
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hegemony
hegemony:he's got money,so he's domineering in the society and he control others.
hegemony sounds like he-germany. Germany's hegemony over Belgium was the spark of the WWI
hege(to have in punjabi)+ mony(sounds like MONEY)....a nation which has money is powerful and wealthy nations always dominate the poorer nations.
can b taken as "huge money".if someone has huge money they ll naturally dominate others..
HUGE+MONEY....countries having huge money always dominate
Hegemony - 'he' who has 'gem'(gems, jewels)and mony (money) has 'dominance' over others
h-ege(egg)-mony(money)-if u hav an egg n lots of money in front of you n u r told to choose one...definitely u'll take money...so money dominates the egg...
hegemony - heg (beg) mony (money) ... when a poor country begs for money to a rich country ... the rich country starts dominating w.r.t terms, relations and other issues ,on the poor country ...
hegemony~he+germany(gemony)..the person who came from germany will try to dominate the indians..
Some rowdy asking hey ji Money kahan hai??
HEGEMONY = he + ge + mony; he is the ge (general electric) money so he dominates other ppls in the company.
Age + money - Normally, rich & elderly people will possess leadership and dominance over their group & family
Short Definition : atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
(adj) extremely wicked, deeply criminal
a flagitious crime
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for heinous
heinous sounds like hyena (a wild animal which are mostly found in asian & african continents) these animals are very cunning & wicked)
heinous -> hey + anus, you call someone that if you hate him or if he's atrocious.
Sounds like Highness - as we call a king. Imagine that he is a Wicked king, thinks only money and power and kills people, hence he is hatefully bad, atrocious
sounds similar to HEEN in hindi..i.e jo heen bhavna se dusron ko dekhta hai wo wicked hota hai.
by Manjeet Kaur
he in anus ---> if some gets in ure anus he is definitely hateful
calling someone hideous is bad and hateful
hei is the black in Chinese,so black means evil.
person in a bus says he(the pickpocket) is in(among) ous
Short Definition : steering wheel of a ship; position of control
(noun) steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered
(noun) a position of leadership
the President is at the helm of the Ship of State
(verb) be at or take the helm of
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for helm
Better take the 'HELM' in your hands or else this dumbhead is going to make us cry 'HELP HELP!'
helmet---head(protects the head)
Helm~help..pls helm dem 2 take d control of d ship as dey r naive2 handle such situation..
if you don't helm the ship, you will go to hell.
Short Definition : surround tightly so that movement is impossible; Ex. hem in; N.
(noun) the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down
the hem of her dress was stained
let down the hem
he stitched weights into the curtain's hem
it seeped along the hem of his jacket
(noun) the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.
(verb) fold over and sew together to provide with a hem
(verb) utter `hem' or `ahem'
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for hem
Wat if hema malini suddenly appears in our colony? she will be surrounded by her fans restricting her movement
Sala HAM-burger chura raha tha! HEM him! :D
Short Definition : messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
(noun) (formal) a person who announces important news
the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
(noun) something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
(verb) foreshadow or presage
(verb) praise vociferously
The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein
(verb) greet enthusiastically or joyfully
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for herald
it can be split into hear + all but convey message to some.
deccan herald a famous news paper is a messenger for sth that is going to happen.
Short Definition : grain-eating; CF. herbivore
(adj) feeding only on plants
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for herbivorous
herb (herb) + i + vorous (boars). Imagine a boar eating herbs (plants).