This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
(noun) the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
(verb) make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving
We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform
(verb) come into rough contact with while moving
The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jostle
remember it from shahruk's movie: JOSH, in that movie the scorpion and eagle gang kept on bumping each other
by reading jostle the first thing which rhymes in my mind is "hustle and bustle". If there is hustle and bustle in the market then jostle is bound to happen.
jost(josh)+le...josh josh me rickey ponting PUSHED sharad pawar while taking champians trophy.
Jostle sounds similarly to jotter.
Jostle: push and shove.
Jotter: small notebook for rough notes.
==> Remembering this sentence may help: "People jostle to buy jotters..."
sounds like JA SALE....we push our friend roughly after saying this....
Try to remember with "Hostile"
sounds like hassle nd has similar meaning
Don't justle, Just Tell what's wrong with u?
HOSTEL -> Hostile -> ~ = in hostel we sometimes jostle between friends
Short Definition : good-natured; merry; cheerful
(adj) full of or showing high-spirited merriment
when hearts were young and gay
a poet could not but be gay, in such a jocund company
the jolly crowd at the reunion
jolly old Saint Nick
a jovial old gentleman
have a merry Christmas
peals of merry laughter
a mirthful laugh
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jovial
jovial=jo(joy)+vi(by)+al(all), so jovial means happiness, joyful, merriment
Think....Band singer BON JOVI is a cheerful person.... how :-)?
Jolly, akshay kumar in houseful 2 movie was very cheerful
jo+vial: jo means happy or cheerful as in JOLLY and JOY
Short Definition : rejoicing; great joy
(noun) a feeling of extreme joy
(noun) a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
(noun) the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for jubilation
At the golden JUBILEE of the organization the workers were very jubilant.
jubilation is similar to jublees, so when we are celebrating jublees(silver, gold etc) we are very happy and in a joyous mood.
Short Definition : judicial branch of government
(noun) persons who administer justice
(noun) the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
Short Definition : sound on judgment; wise
(adj) marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
judicious use of one's money
a wise decision
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for judicious
judi+cious--- having JUDgement qualities
Short Definition : pitcher; container for holding liquids
(noun) a large bottle with a narrow mouth
(noun) the quantity contained in a jug
(verb) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
The suspects were imprisoned without trial
the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life
(verb) stew in an earthenware jug