This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
(verb) recite a rhapsody
(verb) say (something) with great enthusiasm
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rhapsodize
when a lecture asks to explain about a rape scene he can explain or write in exaggeration and with enthusiasm.
WRAP+SODA+ICE.........I wrapped soda in ice which is a miracle.......I was telling this to my friends enthusiastically
relate it to RAP song.. like eminem
concentrate on sodhi when someone writes and speaks in exaggerated manner you feel it as sodhi
RAPE of draupadi when the numbers on DICE were wrong
speak as if revealing a rhapsody (an epic peom or story)
the bohemian rhapsody by queen is a song worth rhapsodizing about
raphsodize -> filled with RAPture , SO, she DAZEd the audience with her poems and enthusiastic talk
Short Definition : excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
(noun) an epic poem adapted for recitation
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rhapsody
: sounds like rap songs which recite on a particular stanza or poem.
Short Definition : art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical questi
(noun) using language effectively to please or persuade
(noun) high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
the grandiosity of his prose
an excessive ornateness of language
(noun) loud and confused and empty talk
(noun) study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rhetoric
rhetoric = "right oral" skills.
If you have the right oral skills, you can communicate well.
RHETORIC is right oral skills with little real sound knowledge
rhetorical questn is a questn which does not expects any ans frm t listener, bt provokes him to think on it just like putting him in words and entangling him.. its an art of communication (in hindi like shabdo ke jaal mein fasana)
rhe(re) tori c(communication)effective hai yar..
Short Definition : marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
(noun) a ribald person; someone who uses vulgar and offensive language
(adj) humorously vulgar
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ribald
ribald~bald guy in roadies...raghu...who generally uses ribald,profane,wanton language to ridicule the roadies
riducule "bald" people
R(region where we have curly hairs)+Is+BALD.......your region is bald...isn't it coarsely humorous and offensive????
Ribald,sounds like rival(that to bald)then how u treat them??with ABUSIVE,PROFANE,INDECENT language i.e.MOCKING at them.
his jokes are bald of decency and hence is revolting.. rebald
Calling some one BALD
is Vulgar !! how mean!
Short Definition : (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
(adj) inclined to shake as from weakness or defect
a rickety table
a wobbly chair with shaky legs
the ladder felt a little wobbly
the bridge still stands though one of the arches is wonky
(adj) affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets
rickety limbs and joints
a rachitic patient
(adj) lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality
a feeble old woman
her body looked sapless
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rickety
ricket is disease caused due to lack of vit D ,bones become weak.....so can collapse...similarly rickety collapsing state
rockets go up Vs rickets fall down.
Wickets always fall down
Short Definition : pierce with holes; permeate or spread throughout; Ex. The gunman riddled the car with bullets; Ex. The whole report is riddled with errors; N. large sieve (separating earth from stone)
(noun) a difficult problem
(noun) a coarse sieve (as for gravel)
(verb) pierce with many holes
The bullets riddled his body
(verb) set a difficult problem or riddle
(verb) separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
(verb) spread or diffuse through
An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
music penetrated the entire building
His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
(verb) speak in riddles
(verb) explain a riddle
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for riddle
If we remember Harry Potter and Chamber of Secrets... Harry destroys Tom RIDDLE's diary by PIERCING it.
SIMPLEEEEEEEE...riddle like needle..so piercing..!!
=re+ddle sounds like re-drill.. a drill makes holes
A riddle keeps riddling our mind until we know the answer.
riddle secondry meaning is DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND..well batman's enemy THE RIDDLER schemes were DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND for batman