This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
(noun) obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for truculence
truc(sound like truck) + cull(means to kill animals) + ance(hence).. the truck driver culled some of the animal while driving, hence the villagers are angry with him and are agressively barring him from entering the village.
sounds like turbulent means property of being wild i.e. showing aggressiveness.
A truculent person will tell you to "TRUCK" off
sounds very similar to DRACULA which is damn aggressive
TRUCULENCE = desTRUCtive defiANCE.
TRUCULENCE -> TRUCK. A TRUCK is difficult to move like a TRUCULENT person is difficult to change.
focus on first part.....relate it to trout.......an old lady who fights.....and hence she is very aggresive.
divide into...t+ruc(sounds like ruck....means group of people fighting....only when used as noun)+lence...(sounds like lens)now
TRUCULENCE and DEFIANCE are rhyming words with a similar meaning. Both the words mean - to be defiant (someone who does not listen to others and does what pleases him) and aggressive.
Truculence ==> Truck + Fence . imagine a truck hitting a fence of a farm and the farm owner getting very aggressive on truck driver. :P
truculence - True - Cool - lency = nowadays teenagers things it is truly cool to just be defiant and aggressive
if u play SSBBrawl, you will know that Ike is a "truck" and that his attacks are quite aggressive
because of the driver's truculence, a crash between a TRUCK & an AMBULANCE happened.
Short Definition : self-evident truth
(noun) an obvious truth
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for truism
TRUISM = TRUI(TRUE) + SM(SELF MADE) => self evident truth
TRUISM and AXIOM have a similar sound and meaning. The words describe a statement or a principle that is generally taken to be true.
Short Definition : cut the top off; shorten
(verb) replace a corner by a plane
(verb) approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one
(verb) make shorter as if by cutting off
truncate a word
Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains
(adj) terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off
a truncate leaf
truncated volcanic mountains
a truncated pyramid
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for truncate
trunc(TRUNK) + cate(CUT).....when you CUT the TRUNK OF THE tree, by cutting the top off, you make it SHORT.
trunCAT(NEAR TO CUT)+E.......and when you CUT something ,YOU SHORTEN things.
TRUNCATE or ABBREVIATE which are rhyming words, mean, to cut something short, to make precise or shorten.
Cut short to fit in a trunk(Box)= Trunk+Cut
Short Definition : main wooden stem of a tree; human body excluding the head and limbs; torso; prehensile nose of an elephant
(noun) the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber
(noun) luggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage
(noun) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs
they moved their arms and legs and bodies
(noun) compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools
he put his golf bag in the trunk
(noun) a long flexible snout as of an elephant
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trunk
TRUNK and STUMP...Only the Stump (a part of the Trunk and the roots) of the tree remained after the rest of it had been chopped down.
trunk we know is the main part of a tree, and hence it is also the main part of our body
Short Definition : meeting arranged by lovers; arrangement between lovers to meet
(noun) a date; usually with a member of the opposite sex
(noun) a secret rendezvous (especially between lovers)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tryst
TRY TO MEET SECRETLY the girl told her boyfriend. TRYST = try to meet secretly.
TRYST-->TRUST. You TRUST ur lover & so u make a TRYST (secret meeting)with him or her.
lovers need to trust each other
try+st(something);Lovers meet in the evening to try something interesting!!!:P
TRYST(people who try in my sense).... TRYST is a place where lovers come and they try all possible things to satisfy their carnal desires....
tryst with destiny is are the famous word by jawaharalal nehru. "Meet with destiny" it means
TRYST an ASSENT (to say yes, to agree) - Agree to an arrangement of meeting ( a rendezvous) between lovers.
Short Definition : (of a part of the body) swollen; distended; bombastic; pompous
(adj) ostentatiously lofty in style
a man given to large talk
tumid political prose
(adj) abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
hungry children with bloated stomachs
he had a grossly distended stomach
eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
puffy tumid flesh
(adj) of sexual organs; stiff and rigid
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tumid
tumid has the first three letters common with TUMOUR, which is a swollen mass or ball of cells. So tumid is swollen, or distended.
i go with tenzingocha..but u get confused with other words starting with TUM..so consider TUMID= TUMMY(stomach)+EXPANDED
tum(y)is bulged in id(festival)
TUMID and EXPANDED refer to something swollen or bulging out.
TUMID= Tummy + Increasing + Daily
so swollen or distended