This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : reprimand; severely scold
(verb) express criticism towards
The president reproached the general for his irresponsible behavior
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upbraid
elders criticize severely if their girls UP their BRA
braid means hairdo(hairstyle). upbraid means destroy hairdo. In hindi baal khinchna. If teacher rebukes or scolds you, he/she pulls your hair.
It has the word raid in it , it implies when sm1 raids your house and finds black money , u will be scolded very badly
up + bra : girls dont do it here or ..
ladki ki choti kheechna is extremely reprimanded
upBRAID. Relate BRAID with BRIDE. When you catch up a bride who's eloped, you scold her severly and reprimand her.
Upbraid and Deprecate have somewhat similar meanings. The words mean, express disapproval of, reprimand.
A BRAID(plait) is a pattern formed by intertwining three or more strands of flexible material such as textile fibres, wire, or human hair so u r asking a girl to lift her braid (upbraid)tie up over n ask her to walk mean(criticize
give up bribe above the bike openly so policeman severely scolded him
UPper class people often faces RAIDS....
Up(coming) + raid ; If someone comes to raid ur house, you will first try to scold or Critize him, to woo him off..
Short Definition : (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
(noun) a vertical structural member as a post or stake
the ball sailed between the uprights
(noun) a piano with a vertical sounding board
(adj) in a vertical position; not sloping
(adj) of moral excellence
a genuinely good person
a just cause
an upright and respectable man
(adj) upright in position or posture
an erect stature
erect flower stalks
for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression
a column still vertical amid the ruins
he sat bolt upright
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upright
Upright....UP(stand) and RIGHT(means who is always correct,honest)....tht is upright
Upright has the same meaning as Honest.
Does anyone know wedding vows or DU HAST song by RAmmstein?
Will you until death separates you be upright to her forever!
Short Definition : noisy confusion
(noun) a state of commotion and noise and confusion
(noun) loud confused noise from many sources
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for uproar
hearing up roar sound of lion we are confused
UP + ROAR. When the roar of the lion goes up (roars loudly), there is great commotion among the other animals.
Short Definition : marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny
(adj) uncontrollably noisy
(adj) marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter
hilarious broad comedy
a screaming farce
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for uproarious
uproarious has ROAR, sound made by Lion which always comes b4 TOM AND JERRY starts....its a show marked by commotion,fun,laughter and is sometimes noisy............;
uproarious has ROAR, sound made by Lion & its very loud & noisy.
Uproarious and Boisterous are rhyming words which means cheerfully noisy.
UPROARIOUS : provoking loud noise or uproar
Short Definition : outcome; final result
(noun) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
his decision had depressing consequences for business
he acted very wise after the event
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for upshot
upshot - when yuvraj aims a shot up (upshot), it comes out (outcome) of the stadium
by the suspect
The police fired shots up in the air, the outcome was that the mobs dispersed..
Imagine a bar suddenly police in mufti saw a criminal they fired UPSHOT then all people stated screaming CAME OUT of the bar
Sachin (Indian cricketer) hit a shot in the air, the outcome of which was a six... and a win
up+shot-> final result, outcome
Short Definition : suave; refined in manner; elegant
(adj) showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience
his polished manner
maintained an urbane tone in his letters
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for urbane
Urban(e)- people living in urban areas generally have refined social experience.
urban areas are refined,polished n sophisticated
When you think Urbanity think justifiable vanity or someone who's refined.
Urbane... In an Urban society people are more sophisticated and refined (urbane) as compared to the simple rural folk.
urbane people love to eat things which are cooked in refined oil
urbane= karan johar;-)