This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
(noun) a state of commotion and noise and confusion
(noun) violent agitation
(noun) the act of making a noisy disturbance
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tumult
tu+mu = tu tu main main
the word can be broken into TWO+MULK mulk is a group..we often see that there is a commotion,riot b/w two mulks
sounds like turmoil - disturbance
TUMULT or TUMULTUOUS and TEMPESTUOUS have the same sound and meaning i.e great confusion or disorder.
tumult , tumour a disease which is about to bring end to your life thus which creates confusion in your mind about wellbeing your parents in the future
by santosh pokhrel
Sounds like tumble. One can imagine that in a tumble there would be a tumult.
Short Definition : rolling treeless plain in Siberia and arctic North America
(noun) a vast treeless plain in the Arctic regions where the subsoil is permanently frozen
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tundra
TUNDRA is a region like the SAVANNA, Pampas, Prairies etc.
tundra - a region where there is lot of 'thund' meaning cold in hindi
Short Definition : (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
(adj) (of liquids) clouded as with sediment
a cloudy liquid
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for turbid
we can see that the urban areas are still muddy.. and disturbed sediment.
When you walk into a lake and the water is disTURBeD, the water becomes TURBID
TURBID=TURBINE. The TURBINES on a boat can churn up the water and make it TURBID and murky.
TURBID sounds as in "WATERBED"...When WATERBED is disturbed..the water automatically becomes muddy ;)
might have heard the word turbidity in chemistry..
You experience TURBulance when you are on in a plane going through CLOUDY areas
turbid== turbulence in the bed. disturbance in the bed of sea or water container creates muddy liquid by disturbing the sediments
tainted water bed
TURBID and CLOUDED are rhyming words defining the same meaning i.e something unclear or muddy.
turbid: The water in turbine is very muddy
by Riad Explore
Short Definition : state of violent agitation; ADJ. turbulent: violently agitated or disturbed
(noun) unstable flow of a liquid or gas
(noun) instability in the atmosphere
(noun) a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)
the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for turbulence
TURBULENCE and DISTURBANCE are similar sounding words having the same meaning - great commotion.
when someone trouble(TURBU) you, you gets DISTURBED
sounds like ambulance, its siren causes DISTURBANCE and causes DISORDER on road as vehicles gives passage to ambulance
Short Definition : deep dish for serving soup
(noun) large deep serving dish with a cover; for serving soups and stews
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tureen
It can be broken as Tureen = Tarri + In
TARRI is famous hindi slang for spicy curry.
IN means isnide. So where we put TARRI. Which is nothing but bowl.
A TUREEN (a deep covered dish) is a BASIN (dish) from which soup is served.
TUREEN:TUREE+EN:MEANS CURRY IN.Curry is always served in a dish
epicure (coneissure of food) is close to tureen (vessel to serve food)
Short Definition : swollen; distended (as from liquid)
(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
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for turgid
People always tell tragedies by overblowing them
TURGID= (TURBID and TURGID river). If there is extreme turbidity in the river, then the river must a turgid river(swollen),because it washes away the mud from the bank.
Tu(you) r(are) gid (gas+solid=gid)
If you are all gas and solid about yourself, the you are POMPOUS
can be read as To+Get+rid of MUD = muddy
Turgid can be thought of opposite of RIGID..i.e.. can be SWOLLEN or DISTENDED
by Keerti Sekhar Sahoo
'tumid" "turgid" sounds like tumor...which means over blown
Iceberg(Turg) + in(i) + dialogue(d):- means using bombastic words in speech
Turgid and Tumid are synonyms which also rhyme.
TUR(swim)+ID - on ED's day I dont want to swim in water because it is very TURGID
the sea water is turgid.
it's boring as turd
turgid - giddy with gas or tummy
turgid - adj form of turgor which means vigor and energy - and when used too much it becomes turgid opposite to flaccid
Associate the G in turgid to Gross (swollen)
by Mike JN
Sound similar to turn+gas= I'm bloated and I need to turn gas