This wordlist is generally used by students preparing for GRE.
Short Definition : agreement
(noun) harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
the two parties were in agreement
(noun) concurrence of opinion
we are in accord with your proposal
(noun) a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
(noun) sympathetic compatibility
(verb) go together
The colors don't harmonize
Their ideas concorded
(verb) allow to have
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accord
sounds like ACC(ACCORDING)+cord(record)...well ACCORDING TO our RECORDS we are in agreement with our investors ,as where to invest their money.
agreement between father and son that he will buy accord (Honda Accord, car name)for his son if he scores top in his exams.
I will do an agreement with you, only if you buy me a Honda Accord.
Ac->accept; Cord->bind with a cord.
When you accept and tie it becomes agreement.
Ac+ cord= here cord is a root word which means heart. which means commited from heart.
accord ~ according to; Whenever you see "according to Newton's theory....", you agree whatever statement is mentioned there.
A CORD (rope) uniting their hands, they were in harmony as Queen and King.
when there is formal agreement between two countries the agree that they will follow according to the law
by santosh pokhrel
Short Definition : approach and speak first to a person
(verb) speak to someone
(verb) approach with an offer of sexual favors
he was solicited by a prostitute
The young man was caught soliciting in the park
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accost
Accost=Ac(Acclerating)+Cost=>When cost shoots up in a shop, we as a person speaks with the shopkeeper to reduce the cost.Hence we iniciate the talk
accost ~ sounds like at any cost. I will approach and speak to her at any cost.
There is A COST to pay for speaking to the woman of my dreams first
accost = accooo ..remember hindi serial chandrakanta .. two aiyars used to report directly this guy before speaking to others
A.ccost= Approach to the coast[seashore]
Short Definition : equip; N. accoutrement
(verb) provide with military equipment
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accoutre
couture means dress ,accoutre means furnish with dress or equipment;to equip or to attire
accoutre ~ sounds like encounter..... imagine cops often need to be well equipped (accoutred) during encounter.
accouture...well u al must b aware f haute couture-whch is a busines f fashionable n expensive clothes 4 women..in whch womens take part in fashion showz wid wel equipd dress...so basically couture counts for well equipped dresses
accoutre: sounds like "scouts" , hence scouts students shld be trained with equipments.
accoutre sounds like a scooter ..imagine a security scooter EQUIPPED WITH GUNS AND GRENADES.
Think of ACCOUTRED. When Ricky Ponting was OUT, He became RED with anger(out-red,catch my drift? :O) and threw His EQUIPMENT at the TV set.
when a person have to go in court he have to be in well dressed
sound like scooter.. well equip
so a cour t is surrounded with cop's for security purpose..
coutre means dress, you can remember it by 'haute couture' which means elegant dressing.
a scooter is equip
a extra Tyre
ac (act) coutre (torture) = to act to torture you need to equip with military...
accoutre= ac(eak=1) + coutre(quater=home), i.e ! quater is surrounded by military who are EQUIPPED with arms.
accoutre sounds like a coup equips with guns and grenades.
Accoutre Sounds like a Scooter - A scooter full(well Equiped) of latest Technologies like GPS etc.
police ac+court will be fully equiped
Short Definition : growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
(noun) an increase by natural growth or addition
(noun) something contributing to growth or increase
he scraped away the accretions of paint
the central city surrounded by recent accretions
(noun) (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases
(noun) (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles
(noun) (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment
(noun) (law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance)
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accretion
Errection,,, so u r dik grows in size during an errection
ACCRETION sounds like secretion which gives an idea of growth in size.
accretion ~ add + creation , this
addition to creation leads to growth
University gets accreditation as it grows and improves
Accleration.. which is GROWTH in velocity
Accretion -> no excretion , so accumulation
ACCRETE:pronounce it somethinglike increse that implies naturally growth
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ACCRETION = ACCESSION + ADDITION.
ceration -sounds like creation....expand creation expand growth
Accretion (a gradual increase of wealth by unfair means)
Similar to ACCRUAL: (of sums of money or benefits) received by someone in regular or increasing amounts over time.
accretion: consider opp of excretion(to remove)..accretion - add and grow big
Accretion (sounds like) A+CONSTRUCTION --> building up
extra attention is necessary so it is needed to be increased
ac + erection - increase by natural growth
Short Definition : come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
(verb) grow by addition
(verb) come into the possession of
The house accrued to the oldest son
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for accrue
sounds like AKDU(hindi...means haughty)....so a person becomes akdu when he gains a lot
Sounds like 1 crore, one who has 1 crore bucks will do the following :acquire, amass, collect, earn, gain, grow, increase, multiply, redound, snowball, swell, these are the synonyms of ACCRUE
accrue sounds like acquire...
Accrue means accumulate,increase,mount up,amass..And sounds like a-crew and crew means: all the people working on a ship, plane, etc.. so remember it with crew members who accumulate food, other necessary things while they sail..
a+crew(crew-group),now we can memorise it as ,an ADDITIONAL crew member comes in the plane.
A+Crow: a crow accrue pebbles to drink water from jar.
process of accumulation
Short Definition : bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
(noun) a sharp bitterness
(noun) a sharp sour taste
(noun) a rough and bitter manner
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acerbity
acer( SIR)+bity(BITE)...well your boss(SIR) is using BITTER WORDS FOR YOU,what are you thinking??(man to karta hai KACCHA BITE (kha) jauo)
acerbity - sounds like a celibrity. celibrities are sweet talking. so a+cerbity will be opposite...bitter
a + cerbity (in hindi language sharbati means sweet solution) and 'a' shows negation hence its like something which is not sweet hence bitter.
acerbity-the root word is latin-"acer",which means sour or bitter
bity there gives some idea of bitterness
ACER laptops!!! sounds sarcastic, Ppl dnt buy them much,rather prefer IBM,HP,SONY laptops... don't they?
Acerbic....u can relate it to acid...which is bitter
Ace+ bity: acetic acid is sour and bitter in taste, so, bitterness/sour in speech and temper
like acid bite
ACER(laptop)+BEATy...when you BEAT someone by ACER laptop...it will be harsh,bitter....
ace + bitchy >>> ekk number ki bitchy ladki hai woh... TALKS BITTER ABOUT PEOPLE..