This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
(noun) religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
(noun) the worship of idols; the worship of images that are not God
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for idolatry
combination of idol+ adulatory(adulation) gives the meaning
idol+atry::idol ki aarti(à¤®à¤°à¤¾à¤ à¥€)...worship of idol..
idol..ideal....god ram is a ideal man....and we WORSHIP and devout to him.
Short Definition : charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
(adj) excellent and delightful in all respects
an idyllic spot for a picnic
(adj) suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple and serene
his idyllic life in Tahiti
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for idyllic
sounds like idli...south indian dish...and its a very simple food.
Sounds like being idle. when we are idle without work we are jolly.
idyll.sounds like...ideal..indian ideal participant..who use to look CHARMINGLY CAREFREE...SIMPLE AND VERY HAPPY.
idyllic:---> something that is ideal is excellent and delightful in all respects,.. like ideal place for research
idyllic: hiedi-lic- who s known to be so carefree n simple.. (hiedi the cartoon character)
I love IDILLY (south indian dish)
idyllic,it sounds like ideal ki tarah in hindi.which is a ideal person is peceful and perfect in all manner
Short Definition : produced by fire; of fire; volcanic; (of rocks) formed from lava; Ex. igneous meteorite
(adj) produced under conditions involving intense heat
igneous rock is rock formed by solidification from a molten state; especially from molten magma
igneous fusion is fusion by heat alone
(adj) produced by the action of fire or intense heat
rocks formed by igneous agents
(adj) like or suggestive of fire
a fiery desert wind
an igneous desert atmosphere
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for igneous
ignite is to fire. "ign" in general as a prefix refers to fire.
may rhyme like AGNIous where agni(hindi) is fire
We all know the bike Ignition where we put key and do kick. Then fire will generate to start bike. So ignition means generating fire.
Short Definition : kindle; light; catch fire or set fire to
(verb) cause to start burning; subject to fire or great heat
Great heat can ignite almost any dry matter
Light a cigarette
(verb) start to burn or burst into flames
Marsh gases ignited suddenly
The oily rags combusted spontaneously
(verb) arouse or excite feelings and passions
The ostentatious way of living of the rich ignites the hatred of the poor
The refugees' fate stirred up compassion around the world
Wake old feelings of hatred
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ignite
ig+nite..so during night time you put on light, or you set fire..so remember night..and this word has do do sth with night and light
Short Definition : unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
(adj) completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude
I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part
(adj) not of the nobility
of ignoble (or ungentle) birth
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ignoble
igno(ignore)+ble(able)..so if something IS unworthy and not noble, ONE should be able to ignore them.
ignoble = igno[r]able coz not worthy to be noted
ignoble::::i+G(agree)+NOBLE.....if someone says to you "yes,i agree..he is NOT NOBLE..."...that means its now proved that he is IGNOBLE/unworthy/not noble...
IGNORANCE+NOBLE.....a person who ignores noble people is not noble
So,it is of following order
to whom u will ignore...??? which not worthy..
Short Definition : deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
(noun) a state of dishonor
one mistake brought shame to all his family
suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ignominy
IGNO(IGNORE)+miny(enemy)...so YOU ignore your enemy because you have a DEEP DISGRACE FOR HIM.
ignominy = igno + mini;
igno = ignorable why? because its mini = small
so to ignore someone because s/he is small is shameful and dishonarable for that person so ignominy = deep disgrace.
ignominy: i+ GNOME +ny...when i am gnome(dwarf) i feel shamefull or humiliation
Ignominy=Ignore+Me so if you ignore me i will fell dishonour, disgrace and shame
no NOMINATION for the film, is a deep ignominy
I Got NO MoNey so I'll be dishonored.
ME TO PAPA:" PAPA,WHY ARE YOU IGNORING MINI?"
PAPA"BECAUSE SHE HAS disgraced/brought shame/deep dishonour to the family by running away with our neighbourhood uncle and getting secretly married.."....................:)
Defeat of enemy (Australia) in the world cup final is a joyful event for India and an ignominy for the Australia...
mini ... wearing mini skirt bring deep disgrace to community
(no problem i want to see girls in mini skirt .. hehe)
She IGNORED Penis of mine because it was mini.
that was a token of dishonor and shame on me
(No offense meant)..
This is a totally hypothetical situation..dont blv it
ignore + miny(mini) >> the girl who wears mini's, we have LEAST HONOR for that girl..
PIG with NO MONEY
Someone who practices polygamy should suffer from ignominy!
I Gave NO MoNY, but every body gave so I feel shame
by tharki banda
remember the last part (miny); Mini Mathur is a disgrace...