This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : ghostly being that sucks the blood of the living
(noun) (folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vampire
Sharam nahi aati,mnemonic dhoondte hue!!!Doob Maro.[:P]
Empire (kingdom) sounds like Vampire (a blood sucking parasite)...a vampire that has a large empire.
Short Definition : forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
(noun) the leading units moving at the head of an army
(noun) any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
(noun) the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field
the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England
the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vanguard
Maruti A Maruti "VAN" needs to be guarded from the front as it doesnot have a bonnet.
a guard is coming in a van in front of all the cars
For DOTA players, Vanguard is the foremost item to be made for heroes like Viper and all.
vanguard~ one guard which is generally fight before actual war in medieval time~ vanguard also fight before many of other
take only the word guard. we only guard those things which are in front or important
When a minister or dignitary person goes out, his VAN is GUARDED by ADVANCE FORCES.
Vanguard and foreground sound somewhat similar...vanguard is the foremost part of an army...foreground is something that is nearest to the observer...so both terms refer to something closeby
Short Definition : position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
(noun) place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective)
(noun) the quality of having a superior or more favorable position
the experience gave him the advantage over me
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vantage
In the movie "Vantage Point"
the hero has an ad-vantage over the villain.
From the movie VANTAGE POINT ... a place from where evrything can be seen...
van+advantage-van is a great advantage if its raining
Short Definition : lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
(adj) lacking taste or flavor or tang
a bland diet
insipid hospital food
flavorless supermarket tomatoes
(adj) lacking significance or liveliness or spirit or zest
a vapid conversation
a vapid smile
a bunch of vapid schoolgirls
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vapid
vapid sounds similar to rapid(~ very rapid)... If you cook in a rapid manner, you may spoil the taste of the food, or say, when you eat rapidly..you may not get the taste of the food.
Vapid is not Rapid and hence dull.....
antonym of rapid--vapid
VAPID....VAPour......vapour are vapid in nature as they does nt have any significance......
vap..VAPPA..WINE...which is insipid in taste,.....
Vapid sounds like 'Vaaipaadu' in tamil which means Numerical Tables. 5 tables, 6 tables etc. Which are btw boring .
rapids are not vapid, rapids are bumpy not flat.
Va-pid :vammo pidasa kattukupoyindiga pappu,Inkatha taste emuntundi.2.alaa pidasa kattukupoyinattuga koorchunnttunnav boring ga
Short Definition : turn into vapor (steam, gas, fog, etc.)
(verb) kill with or as if with a burst of gunfire or electric current or as if by shooting
in this computer game, space travellers are vaporized by aliens
(verb) turn into gas
(verb) lose or cause to lose liquid by vaporization leaving a more concentrated residue
(verb) decrease rapidly and disappear
the money vanished in las Vegas
all my stock assets have vaporized
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for vaporize
Materialise is the opposite of vaporize. Vaporize is to diappear whereas materialise is to come into existence.
Short Definition : change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
(verb) change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors
(verb) make something more diverse and varied
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for variegate
variegate: add variety to an object by making it in many colours.
If we drop the letter 'g' and take the word as varied+ate...they ATE from a VARIED range of foodstuff.
variety at the gate:i.e changing appearance