This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : defamatory written statement; act of writing something that smears a person's character; V. ADJ. libelous
(noun) a false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person
(noun) the written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defamation) and any relief he seeks
(verb) print slanderous statements against
The newspaper was accused of libeling him
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libel
libel is close to label.WE always tend to LABEL people by their shortcomings,
thus libel=defamatory statement
First LIE about somebody and then ring the BELL to let everyone know!
sounds like rebel. a rebel will always make defamatory statements against ppl he is rebelling against
LIe aBout a person which will ELiminate his fame (LI B EL)
in a way antonym of bible, bible contains praise sentences about GOD, while libel is act of writing defamatory sentences
You are liable if you libel someone.
sounds rebel >>> to rebel against some one, mostly people use newspapers and write against someone..
Short Definition : debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou'e; CF. free
(noun) a dissolute person; usually a man who is morally unrestrained
(adj) unrestrained by convention or morality
Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society
deplorably dissipated and degraded
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libertine
LIBERTINE=liberti+ne=LIBERTY IN Excess can make you
irresponsible and immoral.
Libertine = Liberal Teens...you know how morally unrestrained they are
libertine is related to liberty(having rights to do something... its usually with politicians.. so tey majatat),a libertine person is carefree and has no restrictions regarding moral values.
Girls beat a libertine with liberty chappals.
Short Definition : lustful
(adj) driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libidinous
libido : which means to have pleasure during sex... so similar meaning
LIBIDO RHYMES WID DILDO...SO LUSTFUL
Short Definition : psychic and emotional energy or urges behind human activity; sexual desire
(noun) (psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libido
sounds like Dildo, hence the mnemonic
pay attention on"bid" people who are very rich and lustful have this habbit of bidding on even the unnecessary things.
libi do.. 2 libi (girl's name)..mmm boner ~ lol just to remember
Short Definition : text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
(noun) the words of an opera or musical play
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for libretto
LI-Lee, BRETTO-Bret: we know that Bret Lee is member of a band also, so imagine Li Bretto singing in an opera house...
library(lib) se opera ki text ki book le ke rato(mugging up)(retto)
here retto in the word sounds like retro music which instantly reminds u of music so remeber opera
for writing the text of an opera you have to RATTO(cram) the whole LIB(rary)
As in we have to ratto (to cram) the Library books....
lib + ratto : if your teacher asks you to write an essay on opera then you'll go to lib and rattafy the libretto
Short Definition : official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
(noun) a legal document giving official permission to do something
(noun) freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
(noun) excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near
the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum
(noun) the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
(verb) authorize officially
I am licensed to practice law in this state