This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
(noun) a gift or money given (as for service or out of benevolence); usually given ostentatiously
(noun) liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and generous of spirit
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for largess
largess=Large+S+S==> Large Social Service.
that is Gift to society.
largess( large ss) large -very big s-service) very big hearted people shower people with GENEROUS GIFT)
larg(large)+ess(axe a kind of deoderant)....so a girl donating the large number of axe deo as gift to males who sweat alot...such a generous gift it is....
"Large S" = $
when u come late to class .u will be in class without attendance
Short Definition : lustful
(adj) driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lascivious
lascivious (lasci -lust vious -full) so --lustful
LASCiViouS: Las Vegas: Lustful people go thr!
it sounds like lasci(lesbi) implies lust
Short Definition : languor; weariness; listlessness
(noun) a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
(noun) a feeling of lack of interest or energy
(noun) weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lassitude
After a heavy lunch, if you drink a glass of LASSI, you will go into a lassitude i.e. weariness, lethargy and ultimately go to sleep.
we drink LASSI(.. buttermilk in hindi..) when we are tired or WEARED DOWN..
LAST+ALTITUDE....when we reach the highest altitude, we are in lassitude
lassitude sounds like "lets sit dude" .. means the guy is tired ..
a sitting attitude, as in weariness, langour
lassi pee ke panjaabi dude ko neend aa gayi
lassi(Lazy) + attitude >> Lazy attitude means lack of energy or vitality..
lasting too few = tired and weary
lassitude = less + atitude; weak in operation.
Lass(girl)+Attitude=Lassitude...that's something i think both guys and girls can relate to...a girl with an attitude can lead to..lack of energy..if your chasing her or if your dealing with her..
Short Definition : fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
(noun) spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
(noun) catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove
(verb) fasten with a latch
Short Definition : present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
(adj) potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
a latent fingerprint
(adj) (pathology) not presently active
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for latent
regroup the words and spell it as talent.. many people have POTENTIAL(talent..)but undeveloped..where as some people HIDE their talent..
Latent heat can be seen as heat which is "HIDDEN".
when u lay in tent u become hidden to anyone outside.
late entry maarega
late+ent - which wil be active late...
by santosh reddy
someone with LATENT TALENT is called a LATE bloomer.
Relate it to LATENT HEAT in physics....simple
saLA TENT mein so ra hai
lack(not presently) of tent-talent
latent = late + nt; late night it will rise now it is in sleping mode.
Short Definition : of or coming from the side
(noun) a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
(adj) situated at or extending to the side
the lateral branches of a tree
shot out sidelong boughs
(adj) lying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lateral
In cricket we say tat thr was a LATERAL seam movement...means tat the ball moved frm 1 side to another after pitching...
lateral=late earn(i.e . jo bad me aaye ,side ka job that gives money)
latitude(globe)..it will be at same level(a lateral shift within the company job) and sidelong(syn of lateral)