This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
(noun) misery resulting from affliction
(noun) intense mournfulness
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for woe
when ur mourning u sing "woh lamhe"
woe - when our favourite batsmen gets out... we, while watching cricket shout OH!!!! sadly
by the suspect
if a friend becomes a foe, its a matter of great woe
Woe and sorrow both sound as well as mean the same...distress, misfortune.
remember "woh" in hindi. a girl is in sorrow because she is thinking that "mera woh (lover) marr gaya".
WOE and BOW rhyme....I don't like to bow...if the day comes when I have to BOW, I will be in WOE....i.e I will be in great sorrow or distress....
because of our FOE we have to suffer WOE.
Short Definition : sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
(adj) affected by or full of grief or woe
his sorrow...made him look...haggard and...woebegone
(adj) of very poor quality or condition
deplorable housing conditions in the inner city
woeful treatment of the accused
woeful errors of judgment
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for woeful
woe+ful....full of woe..that is distressed, a feeling of sadness.
Short Definition : (the stated person's) habit or custom; habitual procedure; ADJ. wonted: customary
(noun) an established custom
it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wont
What won't leave is habit or wont
You won't leave this bad wont
you won't avoid wont
In the beginning you wont, but after you get used to it, you will
WANTON means casual, unrestrained. WONT means established, structured.
If you wan't something, make it your wont!
You wont forgot your daily habit easily.
Wont is similar to want... you want (wish) to do something and in wont you are accustomed to do something.
Short Definition : engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
(adj) characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world
worldly goods and advancement
temporal possessions of the church
(adj) very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world
the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
the benefits of his worldly wisdom
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for worldly
Worldly and earthly both sound and mean the same... concerned with material gains, not a spiritual person.
Short Definition : quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
(noun) an angry dispute
they had a quarrel
they had words
(noun) an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
(verb) to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively
The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street
(verb) herd and care for
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wrangle
remember Wrangler jeans.. Imagine there is a sale in wrangler showroom and two girls are FIGHTING to decide who picked the jeans first...
wr+angle....wr(wrong+angle).......if you view your friend's statement from wrong angle , and when you argue on that ,its likely to cause a dispute between you and your friend which might turn out to be noisy.
wr+angle....wr(wrong+angle).......if you view your friend's statement from a wrong angle, its likely to cause a dispute between the two of you, which might even turn bitter and noisy.
Both sisters were fighting for a Bangle so Wr+angle!!!
by Divya Kannan
they had a wrangle because the both liked the same wrangler jeans!!!!!
Short Definition : anger; fury
(noun) intense anger (usually on an epic scale)
(noun) belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wrath
remember rath(s) means chariots in mahabharata. when kings are angry and furious, they come on their rath(s) to fight.
Wrath sound like wrath (upwas/fasting). Wrath toot jane par WRATH ho jana
Wrath and froth.... when you full of wrath (anger) you tend to fume and froth.
w+rath-- due to an argumentative conversation on last night or RAAT( rath)..you are still in anger with your husband.
Search "warcraft" in google. You will find it is a online game with a angry ape as the cover.
Remember movie "Wrath of Titans"...its an Action movie to show Wrath or Anger or Fury of Titans
by Grv Agarwal
wrath means in hindi upawas or fasting >> suppose kisi wife ka Karwachauth ka wrath hai aur uska husband office se late aata hai toh wife gussa hoo jati hai...
In math he cannot get good mark, so he is in anger tearing the books.