This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : long life; long duration
(noun) duration of service
her longevity as a star
had unusual longevity in the company
(noun) the property of being long-lived
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for longevity
VIT- taking vitamins gives you longevity.
longe(long)+vity(vive, vit..means..life)...so some one bless you with saying LIVE LONG.
long + "live"ty...living long...
Short Definition : act of keeping watch; high place commanding a wide view; person who keeps watch
(noun) a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
(noun) an elevated post affording a wide view
(noun) a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings
(noun) the act of looking out
Short Definition : appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
(noun) a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
(verb) come into view indistinctly, often threateningly
Another air plane loomed into the sky
(verb) appear very large or occupy a commanding position
The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain
Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall
(verb) hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
The terrible vision brooded over her all day long
(verb) weave on a loom
materials loomed in Egypt
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for loom
it sounds like 'zoom', so even when you zoom a picture or photo it enlarges & if you zoom it more it gets a bit distorted
danger "loomed" large.. a common phrase
Look- remember it by word 'looking' which is rather near in meaning.
we have looming factories where clothes are weaved.. it has large large machines...
"Handloom" cloths are
brought to shape with hands
Short Definition : gallop slowly
(noun) a slow pace of running
(noun) a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
(verb) run easily
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lope
elope = lope with an e factor(electronically fast) but lope doesnt hav it so it is a slow affair
lope:- slope ...move slowly
missing text !!!LOL
lope = gallop
Short Definition : heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
(adj) having one side lower or smaller or lighter than the other
(adj) turned or twisted toward one side
a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry
his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lopsided
lopsided rhymes like episodes ..the tv serials have many large episodes ...
Lopsided: more like trying to make a loop by TWISTING and TURNING a rope
Short Definition : talkative; N. loquacity
(adj) full of trivial conversation
kept from her housework by gabby neighbors
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for loquacious
it is derived from the root word 'loqua'... which refers to SPEECH or TALK
Remember Loqua with mokka.
loquacious : loq(speech,talk)+voracious.
pickup 'lok' from this word which means people. Now think of Indian Lok Sabha where there are many loquacious politicians.
Loquacious --Loquat (Talk) + Cious sounds (She -always) â€“She is always talkative
talks like a LOCOMOTIVE
In lokshabha people speak trivial things
loq(log)+acious(anxious)..log that is people are anxiously waiting for talking about some one