This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : cock; adult male chicken
(noun) adult male chicken
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rooster
it sounds like roasted.Due to their big size male chickens r roasted while female r cooked
Male chicken gives "rose" to female chicken :)
Short Definition : rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
(adj) of something having a dusty purplish pink color
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for roseate
Roj came and ate his brain by same saying good thoughts....he is here optimistic person wid some idealistic thoughts
obviously rose is bright and also it is cheerful
You should be optimistic you give a ROSE.
Short Definition : list (of names)
(noun) a list of names
his name was struck off the rolls
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for roster
list of roast in hotel-onion roast,ghee roast,masal roast etc
It's a mix of:
ro(ll) + (li)st + (regist)er
sounds like REGISTER which contains a LIST
ROWS in a THEATER.. List of ROWS A1-20 B1-20... etc
Short Definition : raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
(noun) a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
(noun) beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rostrum
ROJ(daily)+DRUM- on school's PULPIT/raised platform, roj drum bajaya jaata hai
one who drinks rum (with roast) will need give speech and hence needs a platform :)
rostrum can be made to sound like "raised + strum or system"
Short Definition : repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
(noun) memorization by repetition
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rote
ROT = read over thoroughly.
wrote and wrote and wROTE and wROTE again till you were too tired so you could only manage to write ROTE(w was too hard after REPEATING it so much)
child was rote hue (crying ) repeating for candy
just link with Hindi word rote
rote = ratta marna
cÃ³mon guys haven't you heard of ratta?
wROTE 100 times ( repetition)
Rote similar to "Ratta" marna in hindi
Short Definition : (of a person) fat and round
(adj) spherical in shape
(adj) (of sounds) full and rich
the rotund and reverberating phrase
(adj) excessively fat
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rotund
remove the "t" in the word.
If you eat ROTi & UNDa(egg) routinely, you become rotund.
Rotund- It seems similar to "TONDU" (in hindi a fat person)...thus rotund is a fat person..
Rotund seems like roto, which is rounded part that rotates in machines