This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : nearness; ADJ. proximate
(noun) the property of being close together
(noun) the region close around a person or thing
(noun) a Gestalt principle of organization holding that (other things being equal) objects or events that are near to one another (in space or time) are perceived as belonging together as a unit
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for proximity
remember approximate (close to result) ap(to towards)+ proximity (close)..
proxim root word meaning closeness,nearness. it is also found in word approximate that is closest value
Short Definition : authorized agent; authority to act for another
(noun) a person authorized to act for another
(noun) a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for proxy
heard of proxy servers? ..they act for other servers, to connect us to the desired website...
sorry, i have made a wrong analogy before...proxy servers act as a proxy for connecting to the websites we need..they act as proxies for the desired websites(not servers)
Short Definition : excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
(noun) a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for prude
Can be thought as an antonym of CRUDE. Also, when crude oil is refined we get PURE oil and hence it can be called PURITAN also.
p+rude -> jo peekar rude ho jaaye but he is actually not rude but prude
a person who is easily shocked by rude things esp those of sexual type
p+rude....Phelay RUDE tha , ab bahut PRUDE hogaya hai...kaisay?...malum nahi.............:D
p+rude=rude because he is a excessively moderate and proper.
Short Definition : cautious; careful; prudential
(adj) careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
a prudent manager
more prudent to hide than to fight
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for prudent
sounds like president; a president is always a wise or just person
we all know ICICI Prudential insurance.. so we can think of thoughtful decision taken by having a insurance policy...
germs are careful (prudent) of pepsodent(tooth paste)
sounds like student who should always be cautious about assignments and projects.
Prude people are very prudent .. They do not want to sound offensive to anybody ..
A student who is prudent will always be successful.
prudent sound like pepsodent toothpaste which protect teeth carefully
prudent sounds like "proud student".... so very wise and caefull
prudent toothpaste carefully protects the teeth
prudential sound like credential so when u give ur credential to anyone ur very cautious and careful...
pepsodant- sensible toothbrush
by GRE prep
prudent-you must choose pepsodent as a toothpaste because your teeths are sensible and u must be careful
by santosh pokhrel
we need a prudent President. _ i.e. someone who show care and thought for our future
Short Definition : cut away; trim
(noun) dried plum
(verb) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
dress the plants in the garden
(verb) weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for prune
Rhymes with SALOON, where barber CUT(TRIM) our hair...
prone to a cut
prune >> pony Girls have a pony because they cant cut their hair
Short Definition : having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
(adj) characterized by lust
eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer
her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature
a salacious rooster of a little man
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for prurient
pure i aint
Prurient--Pure??I am not (ent).
opposite of being prude
Puri the ENT doc is more interested in his female patient's boobs .. His eyes always show his lust ..
poori ant = i will have sex with poori ant. just to learn the word....
bayezid is a prurient
having not PURE thoughts...lustful thoughts