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grandiloquent

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) lofty in style
Synonyms : magniloquent , tall
Example Sentence
  • he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying

Definition
(adj) puffed up with vanity
Example Sentence
  • a grandiloquent and boastful manner
  • overblown oratory
  • a pompous speech
  • pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for grandiloquent

Grandiloquent…GRAND+ELOQUENT only an ELOQUENT speaker can deliver a POMPOUS/BOMBASTIC speech in front a HUGE/GRAND crowd……
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by lebshah

Split GRANDILOQUENT as grand and eloquent (expressing yourself readily) which is the grand or mega way of expressing something i.e. pompous
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by preetisoni2411

GRANDiloquent sounds like grand open. Grand open need to be grandiloquent.
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by nttrung143

anything that is grand is used to impress
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by nikhilparasher

grandiloquent-grand means large or long and eloquent means to impress people using words
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by santosh pokhrel

granny

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) the mother of your father or mother
Synonyms : gran , grandma , grandmother , grannie , nan , nanna

Definition
(noun) an old woman
Definition
(noun) a reef knot crossed the wrong way and therefore insecure
Synonyms : granny knot

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for granny

granny--sounds like Nani.
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by Administrator

Look for the word gran--relate it to grand ma or grand mother.
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by Administrator

grapple

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope
Definition
(noun) a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
Synonyms : clamshell

Definition
(noun) the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
Example Sentence
  • they had a fierce wrestle
  • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully

Definition
(verb) come to terms with
Synonyms : contend , cope , deal , get by , make do , make out , manage
Example Sentence
  • We got by on just a gallon of gas
  • They made do on half a loaf of bread every day

Definition
(verb) to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
Synonyms : grip
Example Sentence
  • the two men grappled with each other for several minutes

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for grapple

this when pronounced together..sounds like grapes and apples...so a fox STRUGGLING TO eat grapes and apple....
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by preetisoni2411

gRAPplE...concentrate on de capped letters.when someone tries to rape a girl,she grapples with the rapist
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by imajeeth

grapple->if you follow wwe..ders a guy called carlito who eats apple generally and spits it on d opponent..
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by Ani

grapple ~ grab + apple : the two men grappled with each other for several minutes to GRAB the APPLE
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by editor1

Grumpy apple fan always WRESTLE with others over superiority.
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by alien_x

gratuitous

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) without cause
Example Sentence
  • a gratuitous insult

Definition
(adj) costing nothing
Synonyms : complimentary , costless , free , gratis
Example Sentence
  • complimentary tickets
  • free admission

Definition
(adj) unnecessary and unwarranted
Synonyms : needless , uncalled-for
Example Sentence
  • a strikers' tent camp...was burned with needless loss of life

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gratuitous

GRE tution is not necessary.It's about common sense :P
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by aroraraman309

remember gratuity which is given freely to employee if they complete 5 yrs. or so in the company.
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by cp.jethani

'Gratitude' is can not be measured. It is costless.
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by gunjanshah

if someone tells you your graduate tuition is free, it would be uncalled for
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by usairforce1985

gratitude means the quality of being thankful, graceful, .. to be gratitude is expressed free of charge, so GRATUITOUS means given or free of charge
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by nikhilparasher

if we have gratitude towards someone, then we do anything for them free or without great reason..
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by RajeshBorkar

GRE tuition from mnemonic dictionary is free
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by friendofafriend

Great Ass....If an ass is available for free its great
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by nileshdive

gregarious

Short Definition :

Definition
(adj) (of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species
Example Sentence
  • gregarious bird species

Definition
(adj) instinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others
Example Sentence
  • he is a gregarious person who avoids solitude

Definition
(adj) (of plants) growing in groups that are close together
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for gregarious

remember AGGREGATION means gathering something together... similarily AGGREGATION -> GREGATION ->GREGARIOUS
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by pankajgoyal

for gre we attend classes in groups
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by heartbeat143kvc

GRE-garious. GRE is needed to be "SOCIABLE" in USA.
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by rizvi

Picture GREG, GARY, and RUSS all being GREGARIOUS
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by dshefman

Being Gregar-ious is like being hilar-ious with a group-of-friends...
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by Yank

Gregory Peck , the hollywood actor was a very sociable outgoing person !
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by adi0989

gregarious ~ gregarius ~ greg. The sound "greg, greg" seems like a bird's tone; on the other hand, bird lives in flock, herd => socialble
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by pateheo

gre+garious~various various student tending to form group for GRE preparation
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by sanlee

Gregrarious...sounds like name of a king...kings have to be sociable
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by ashay.ut

gregar >> sounds huge in number... means formed from number of people or animals or elements...
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by RajeshBorkar

GREgarious: remember GRE, when we make mnemonics for GRE words, we like a GROUP of friends of same sort.
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by suraj101

grimace

Short Definition :

Definition
(noun) a contorted facial expression
Synonyms : face
Example Sentence
  • she made a grimace at the prospect

Definition
(verb) contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state
Synonyms : make a face , pull a face
Example Sentence
  • He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for grimace

( sounds like himesh rehsamiya..who's songs are such that he always sings wid facial distortions symbolizing pain n angiush..)
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by MAHIMA

divide it like grim(in a pain ful situation)+ace(Face).....so when you are in a grim or in a painful situation you try to put it across to your family through FACIAL EXPRESSIONS.
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by preetisoni2411

grim means unpleasant.. grimace -> grim + face... a face that shows feeling such as disgust (unpleasant)
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by NikhilAgl

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by sayem127

grim + face >> unpleasant expression..
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by RajeshBorkar

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