This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
(adj) feeding on both plants and animals
Short Definition : burdensome
(adj) not easily borne; wearing
the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return
my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests
a taxing schedule
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for onerous
it sounds like on+er+us..that is ONUS.. when something is ON US ..we feel burdensome
Onerous= one+rous. If u assign much work on ONE person it will be ONErous for him
onerous....can be associated wid owners on us...who r trouble some
onerous = sound like owner = when they come to collect the rent you feel always burdensome.
one-rassi.. a lot of things hanging from one string.. so becomes burdensome..
This sounds like generous.... Which is not easy!!!
The asses complain: "Our OWNER always
put burden on US."
OWNED US - like losing badly in a game of basketball
Owner are burden Us
in hindi one is 'ek'
rous sounds like rasta i.e a path..
so dere is only " ek rasta" means one way out of difficult situation and it requires lot of effort bcoz its very tough....
The burden is tied ON OUR ASS.
Owner(PM) will be on us if we dont complete the assigned task in time. We may nt have completed bcoz it requires much effort and is difficult.
think as owner.. becoming an owner is a difficult task and involves more effort
Short Definition : words formed in imitation of natural sounds
(noun) using words that imitate the sound they denote
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for onomatopoeia
oh no maa! top(cannon in hindi) fire aaya : dishdhambush
oh no maa...mei top aaya..."yahoo" "hurray" "yipee"...!!!
On+mat+o+piepe and saying yahooo
Short Definition : vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
(noun) a sudden and severe onset of trouble
(noun) (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons)
(noun) the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
a barrage of questions
a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for onslaught
onslaught...divide it like..on+slaught(ER)...SO if you slaughter somebody or something on the spot..YOU ARE FIERCELY ATTCKING THEM.
it is taken from..on+slaught...is derived from slēan means to strike ..so strike sombody with a knife...means to kill or fiercely atcking.
If u have played unreal 2004 u would know it has a gametype ONSLAUGHT meaning a violent attack
Onslaught of a
Short Definition : burden; responsibility
(noun) an onerous or difficult concern
the burden of responsibility
that's a load off my mind
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for onus
ON-US you are ON US ie. you are a BURDEN on me.
The patient cut
his nas, onus is
on the nurse
Onus also means "blame". Remember whatever wrong happens in this world the BLAME GOES ON U.S(United States). Blame = onUS(onus)
onus sounds like owner.. he is always responsible
Short Definition : (of a thick liquid) pass or flow slowly; N: mud or thick liquid as at the bottom of a river
(noun) any thick, viscous matter
(noun) the process of seeping
(verb) pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
(verb) release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
exude sweat through the pores
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ooze
When mother says OOZZZZZ kid starts peeing or oozing the liquid out..
OOZE SOUNDS LIKE BOOZE If u Booze the effect will flow slowly into Brain after sometime u bcom unconsious
Ozone Layer in atmosphere? Stops the harmful rays to pass through it. OOZE > pass or flow slowly.