This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
(noun) the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
(noun) an implement used in baseball by the batter
(verb) move heavily or clumsily
The heavy man lumbered across the room
(verb) cut lumber, as in woods and forests
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lumber
Relate to the person who is "lamba" (lamba in Hindi language means tall person in English ) moves heavily or clumsily
The lumberjack was lumbering with heavy lumbers on his back.
Lumberjack comes in ageofempires
limber is moving swiftly...i.e to b flexible....lumber is to move heavily or awkwardly.....;)
lumber(noun and verb)ï¿½sounds simillar to cumber(some)ï¿½.means heavy and awkward.
LUMBER=LOVELY+NUMBER...when i said "Hey Lovely chick...whats your nUMBER"..she kicked me on my center point and went away... and i was left MOVING HEAVILY and CLUMSILY....:)
The fat plumber with all his tools moves heavily/clumsily.
When there is lumber (heavy logs of wood)on your back, you walk heavily!
in the movie LORD oF THE RING- the trees (lumber) moves slowly n heavily)
lum==LIMP.....ber=BEAR.....so limp bear walks heavily and slowly
Short Definition : unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
(noun) a unit of luminous flux equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle of 1 steradian by a point source of 1 candela intensity radiating uniformly in all directions
(noun) a cavity or passage in a tubular organ
the lumen of the intestine
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lumen
LUMEN=LOO+MEN...when all the MEN had gone for the LOO(LU) we switched off the lights to scare them....hope,this mnemonic might help u guys!...:)
Short Definition : celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
(noun) a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for luminary
Luminary sounds like luminous(under light).So,a celebrity who is in the limelight inspiring others.
luminary=LOO MEIN NARI...imagine INDIA TV newz channel saying.."dekhiye aaj raat 9 baje...loo mein nari(a women in a bathroom)-the biggest sex scandel ever.."...then it has to be about some CELEBRITY only.....;)
remember luminous batteries used for lighting lamps and bulbs.
Short Definition : shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
(adj) softly bright or radiant
a house aglow with lights
lambent tongues of flame
the lucent moon
a sky luminous with stars
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for luminous
luminous = luminance ~ bright
remember LUMINOUS INVERTERS ad by dhoni...brightful
Short Definition : pertaining to the moon
(adj) of or relating to or associated with the moon
Short Definition : insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
(noun) an insane person
(noun) a reckless impetuous irresponsible person
(adj) insane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lunatic
remember luna (the bike in india) ... if today somebody drives an outdated vehicle like luna , he will be called insane !
Synonym is Moonstruck that means only insane person will try to go to moon by truck.. :-P
by Pratik Pahwa