This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : assent; agree passively; comply without protest
(verb) to agree or express agreement
The Maestro assented to the request for an encore
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acquiesce
acQUIEsce..concentrate on the part quie. and remember quiet.. which means submissive.. or imagine some1 who is quiet will give in without any protest
acquiesce = A(Agree) + quie(Quietly) = Comply passivly
acquiesce ~ a+kiss : My girlfriend acquiesced when I tried to kiss her on her lips.
sounds some thing like quiet
ac-quiesce agreeing something quietly
acquiesce : A-Queen-Says when a queen says something to you, even if you don't like it, you have to passively agree.
acquiesce--aqua--water which is easly avaibale,
acquiesce is easily tractable means
(ac+qui+esce)means "accept(ac) quitely(qui)" or comply without protest
quiese sounds like quiz , i agree passively that i lost in quiz
it sound like: A quite YES! means complete agreement
Picture a QUIET pond (water is AQUA) now picture the horse BESIE drinking from the pond: AQUA BESSIE
aquiesce-rhymes with a wish ,imagine that you have ask for some wish with the gene and he agree and accept it
by santosh pokhrel
if everybody is quiet( everybody agrees), anything can be acquired with ease(acqui(acquire)+esce(ease))
if you are acquiesce
, you always say Yes, Yes , Yes!
accused quite without protest mean agree his crime
Short Definition : deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
(noun) a judgment of not guilty
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acquittal
acquittal = i quit from this jail as the judge aquitted me
amnesty m not stay - ing in this jail coz judge gave me amnesty
a> cannot quital = quit the judgement. final verdict
Sounds like quit i.e., to leave something or someone ... or deliverance from a charge..
Ah, Quit All, you are aCquitted
accused +quittal free from charge
Short Definition : bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent
(adj) strong and sharp
the pungent taste of radishes
the acrid smell of burning rubber
(adj) harsh or corrosive in tone
an acerbic tone piercing otherwise flowery prose
a barrage of acid comments
her acrid remarks make her many enemies
caustic jokes about political assassination, talk-show hosts and medical ethics
a sulfurous denunciation
a vitriolic critique
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acrid
sounds like ACID....all acids are bitterly pungent and corrosive
remove "r" from acrid, so now it becomes acid and acid is always bitter in taste and when smelt its pungent too
Remove ac, it becomes rid,,so to remove something or cut ,, we need a sharp thing to cut..
remove r i.e. acid, his tone was as harsh(acrid) as acid.
Acrid sounds like Ack! Rid! > After not liking the sharp, harsh taste,he threw his food away.
Acrid ... A+Crid ... A+Creed .. smething like "Creed", american rock band. It has high pitch or harsh vocals.. so , remember smething harsh.
Acrid -(cried) imagine that you are crying because you got harsh punishment
by santosh pokhrel
Short Definition : stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
(adj) marked by strong resentment or cynicism
an acrimonious dispute
bitter about the divorce
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acrimonious
Acrimony= Take Acr as Acroo (hindi) and Mon as man(hindi) , so it means acroo man wala .acroo manner
a+cri+monious...take cri as cry.....stinging bitter words hurt and make people cry
acri + moni + ous ~ a crore money; excess of money, which can make someone bitter, harsh
a+crim+... recognize crim = criminal-who is bitter in words and manner
acri like angry which creats bitterness in relation
by ashutosh shukla
acri means bitter
Acrimo+... sounds like Lachrymo+se (saddening). When you are sad, you are typically bitter or angry towards others
a+crim+onious...A CRIMe or an ONION both are BITTER :)
"acrimonious"= acid lik manners
words are acid many of ous talk
Short Definition : fear of heights
(noun) a morbid fear of great heights
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acrophobia
a crow phobia...crows live their lives at great heights
ACRObat performs from great heights... PHOBIA means fear
ACROPHOBIA = fear of heights
a-crow, crow fly at a HEIGHT, phobia-fear hence easy to remember
Imagine that u r sitting on a crow and flying in the air at gr8 heights. U fear when u look down due to acrophobia.
by satish L
acro + phobia=height+fear
"Acrophobia" == "Acro" ,, similar to "Aero" airplane ,,, people frightened in plane for high altitude , ,, ie fear of height
acrimonious - acid + money. Feel bitter toward people with money.
a crow height phobia(fear in tennali tamil movie)
Short Definition : calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
(adj) of or relating to the work of an actuary
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for actuarial
dont give me rough value give me actual value by "calculating" it
actuarial sounds like factorial which implies doing calculation.
actual+arial=caluclating the cost of ARial
act-tutorial actuarial doing math stuff calculating
Actual - as in calculating as actual
sounds like calcutarial
see 'actu' sounds like 'accu'RATE+'T'rial'(trail common word meaning test)so read it as 'acuurate test'
imagine that you are about to jump of a helicopter.. u calculate the ACTUAL ARIAL distance and time it takes u to fall down and hence determine if u die or not...
"actual"+"real"we get actual real value only by calculation
a person qualified to calculate commercial risks and probabilities involving uncertain future events, esp in such contexts as life assurance
factorial calculation regarding to insurance company