This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : irritate; fester; annoy
(verb) gnaw into; make resentful or angry
The injustice rankled her
his resentment festered
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rankle
R+ANKLE...focus..on ankle..an ankle..is a JOINT between..foot and leg...and PAIN IN your ankle could be very annoying and irritating for you.
Also Rankle= Red+Ankle which means when ur ankle turns red it pains a lot
Rankle -- Rude angry uncle
for ladies wrinkle on face is annoying
The rank cigar of my colleague rankled me.
rough ankle would constantly annoy you
R+ankle means r shaped ankle....you are annoyed because your ankle is R shaped....
rank (noisome) smell always irritates you...
addition for previous one..if ladies have wrinkle on their face, they get annoyed and annoy others too...fester and irritate others...synonyms..
ï‚§ Wrinkle ----> wrinkles are painful for girls.
Short Definition : search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
(verb) steal goods; take as spoils
During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners
(verb) search thoroughly
They combed the area for the missing child
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ransack
this sounds like run seek...RUN+SEEK...so you must run to seek a house for your self.....you must search throughly about a house.
I ran through the sack (searched throughly) stil I didn't get my pen
RUN+SACK...If you lose something and try to search thoroughly, you run your eyes through sack and try to find it out....
ranSACK so fill the sack with what ever you SEEK
run and SEEK the thing to pilfer
Short Definition : speak violently or excitedly; rave; talk excitedly showing anger; scold; make a grandiloquent speech; Ex. The priest ranted about the devil.
(noun) a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
(noun) pompous or pretentious talk or writing
(verb) talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rant
Rent maangate waqt makaan maalik hamesha RANT mein hi rehta hai ...
r-"Ant". When an ant bites, you rant.
rant=dant(scold in hindhi)
Rant=>Grant. When you get a Grant,you have a grate rant!
u RAN and had a Tea for pompous bobastic speech
RANT = Rude chANT
rant sounds like rent,so when the owner of a house came to collect the house rent,he will ask loudly and even scold us noisily with anger.
by elango mech
Short Definition : voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
(adj) living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
a predatory bird
the rapacious wolf
a vulturine taste for offal
(adj) excessively greedy and grasping
a rapacious divorcee on the prowl
paying taxes to voracious governments
(adj) devouring or craving food in great quantities
a rapacious appetite
ravenous as wolves
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rapacious
'Rapacious' means who likes to 'Rape' that means very greedy on woman body! & also take forcefully
rapa+cious....FOCUS ON FIRST PART..rapid.....and we eat very rapidly when are hungry and want to consume lot of food......simillarly you talk RAPIDLY..when you want to say many things at once..talkative.person does this...
read rapacious as rupeecious so a person who is greedy must have rupees on his mind.
Rapacious!Sounds like someone who wants to rape voisciusly
Short Definition : close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
(noun) a relationship of mutual understanding or trust and agreement between people
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rapport
rapport- its like airport, at airport you leave close-ones thus, EMOTIONAL CLOSENESS, HARMONY,friendly feeling there.
imagine brain x-ray reports of close relative with brain cancer.
to rap(music) and port with somebody u ve to be emotional closeness towards him....
Short Definition : engrossed; absorbed; enchanted; Ex. rapt listener
(adj) feeling great rapture or delight
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for rapt
I read rape news with rapt attention.
Everyone will be a "rapt listener" if you make "apt comments".
u need to be rapt in order to understand rap songs
when we listen Rap songs we feel delighted from inside and rapturous...