GRE Verbal | Barron’s 800 Destroyed | Day 5
You should revise the previous 120 words first !!
But no one follows the rule, so let’s proceed 😛
Today will we be 150 words strong 🙂
121. aberrant – deviating from what is normal
Imagine, there is a line of ants going to eat a cube of sugar, but suddenly one of the ant, named Gaitonde, breaks the chain to meet Cuckoo.
Now that’s an aberrant behaviour
122. abstemious – moderate in appetite i.e. one who eats less
Who eats less?
A monk? But, definitely not the Data Monk 😛
Bonus word – Stoicism is the practice of having no interest in world affairs.
While practicing stoicism he led an abstemious life
Have you ever observed someone skinny? He looks like a stem and he always have a visible but weak abs , why? because he don’t eat much
abstemious – having low appetite
123. adamant – Ziddi;, uncompromising
Who is adamant?
A small kid when he wants a particular toy – that’s an adamant behaviour
Easy tha 😛
124. admonish – scolding
How did I learn this word?
I had a friend, Manish, and he used to scold every person. The moment I saw the word and it’e meaning, I imagined him and it was easy to learn
Search your scolding adMONISH
125. adulterate – To make impure
When you add rat’s poison in weed, then you adulterate the drug 😛
When you add small pebbles in Pulses, then that is adulteration
126. affinity – fondness; liking
Easy hai yeh bhi..Negative has affinity towards positive charge
His affinity towards coding made him what he is today
127. ambrosia – the food of the God
Brooo, I got some food for the God..
Don’t have a good example here..Help me out in the comment section
128. artless – Natural
I met a girl at the airport and she was as artless as a bird. Warm and happy.
129. argot – the jargon of a particular group
Yoo Bro, Wassup Manhh, Yoo, I ain’t doin that shit no more
The above is teenage argot
130. apex – Highest Point
Facebook was at it’s apex in 2018
I am just choosing easy words because am too tired today 🙁
131. Autonomous – Self governing
There are many colleges which are autonomous in nature i.e. exam, paper-correction, etc. are done in the college itself.
In non-autonomous colleges, exam paper are set by a group of college professors and the answer sheets are corrected by teachers from other colleges
132. Capricious – Unexpected change in mind; whimsical; sudden change in mind
132 was my roll number in college and I was capricious. One moment I am in the class, and after 30 mins I might be at Big Bazaar 😛
People born in the date range 21st Dec – 19th Jan are Capricorns and trust me they have a capricious mind
Not feeling good..Will continue tomorrow 🙂
Keep Learning !!