This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
(noun) a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whit
'whit' sounds like 'wheat' which is small in size hence tiny.
whit has the same sound as BIT....so, a bit means something small in amount.
on my WHITe uniform a SMALLEST SPECK OF dirt is also easily detectable..........;)
whit---sounds like bit or wheat which is very small
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we use hit -> it kills small amount of insects
wheat me chotta sa keedha bhi ni hona chhiyey
Short Definition : pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
(noun) English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
(verb) cut small bits or pare shavings from
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whittle
whit = small...
whittle is to make things smaller by cutting
sounds like a verb form of BRITTLE
hittle reminds us of Hitler who cut things into smaller ...also just focus on "hit" part of this...
whittle == little pieces.
Shall WE HIT IT TILL thin pieces come away?
whittle = w + hit + little;
kathal (jackfruit) has to whittled .... similar sounding
whittle = little the Wood by cutting it
Whittle sounds like divisible and also has the same meaning.They both mean, to reduce by removing parts.
"With" + "Hal" -> Imagine dividing something into small pieces with a hal.
Sounds like god Vittala(for vishnu in kannada) who is the god of creation (gives shapes)
vittle naam leke woods ko kato..whittle
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Short Definition : conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
(adj) conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
(adj) sound or exhibiting soundness in body or mind
exercise develops wholesome appetites
a grin on his ugly wholesome face
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wholesome
Whole (complete, full, total) + some (a part of, a little portion)...you can take some parts of the whole.
Short Definition : ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
(noun) a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
(noun) a strand or cluster of hair
(noun) a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for whorl
If we pronounce 'whorl' somewhat sounds like 'roll' which means 'coil'.
whorl~gol (round,circular in hindi)
Whorl sounds similar to twirl...twirl the strings round to form a whorl (coil) of rope.
whirlpool is a circular arrangement
A 'Whore' having a 'hole' with which she coils in a rod :P
whorl pool sounds like whirl pool---round pool
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whorl = who rolled means twisting.
Short Definition : wriggle; move from side to side with irregular twisting motions
(noun) the act of wiggling
(verb) move to and fro
Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for wiggle
A wig seller is moving around the market in a snake like fashion shouting "WIG LE" (take a wig in hindi)
Wiggle is the same as ripple...they both are an irregular motion.
wiggle - syn:joggle
which sounds like jogging means move to and fro.
wiggle(giggle) when you giggle, u mouth twists from side to side
Short Definition : wilful; intentional; headstrong
(adj) done by design
the insult was intentional
(adj) habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for willful
wil+ful... full of will to do something..something intentional (done purposely).
will full...done with full will..totally intetional
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