This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : like a lion
(adj) of or characteristic of or resembling a lion
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for leonine
LEOnine- LEO means Lion(refer astrological sun signs)
leon...sounds like lion+nine....so if u are hearing the sounds of nine lion..
Short Definition : deadly
(adj) of an instrument of certain death
a lethal injection
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lethal
LEATH resembles LEAd to deaTH so as LETHAL.
in hindi thal means land so something that let u LIE ON THAL is lethal
let-hal = let (lying on floor ) hal ~ hall.
so people are lying DEAD in HALL, what a deadly seen.
"lethal", "fatal", "mortal" mean deadly
sounds like brothal...which is deadly
Short Definition : drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
(adj) deficient in alertness or activity
bullfrogs became lethargic with the first cold nights
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for lethargic
Sounds like alergic. When you have lack of interest in doing something i.e. alergy
lethargic sounds like leth(LOST)+argic(energy).....so you have LOST ALL YOUR ENERGY,THATS why you are feeling DULL AND DROWSY.
Let(Leg,LAAT) + har(haar) + gic(gayi) >>> legs ya laatein haar jane ke baad we get tired and loose energy to walk and get lazy and wanna go to bed as soon as possible..
Short Definition : earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
(noun) a formal reception of visitors or guests (as at a royal court)
(noun) a pier that provides a landing place on a river
(noun) an embankment that is built in order to prevent a river from overflowing
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for levee
levee..(sounds like level..) we LEVEL the land ,with LEVEE so that there is no seep of water(..flooding..)
So bye-bye, miss american pie.
Drove my chevy to the levee,
But the levee was dry.
it also means a reception.
u take LEAVE to participate in a levee
sounds like leaven which means to raise
levee = level + e; level is always down on river side to control the flow of water
Short Definition : rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
(verb) cause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
The magician levitated the woman
(verb) be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
The guru claimed that he could levitate
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for levitate
levitate sounds like meditate ... when you do meditation and yoga .. you feel like floating in the air ... which is magical !
(it is vague)
Balloon : LEAVE IT and it will float
Levitate = Lite Weight which will definitely float
Magician Chris Angel!! Need I say more...
In telugu it sounds like..levatam..to raise..
Short Definition : lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
(noun) feeling an inappropriate lack of seriousness
(noun) a manner lacking seriousness
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for levity
lev(leave)+it+y(.yaar)..you casually leave things without any seriousness
lev+ity..together sounds like leave+take...so you take a leave whenever you want..thats shows that you are not serious about your furure.
Live and eat.
in telugu, levu, means 'not present' ... no seriousness..
Causal like LEVIS jeans.