Tuesday, February 2, 2010


Analogous - comparable, similar
Usage - The wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous.
Link - ana+"log"+ous : in log tables all values seem similar, so these are analogous. 

Anchor - secure or fasten firmly; be fixed in place;
Usage - The ship dropped its anchor as it arrived at the dock.
Link1 - anchor is also a toothpaste brand in India...it holds your teeth.
Link2 - n + chor ~ a chord; chord is a straight line connecting two points on a circle and hence is just like fastening something. 

Anecdote - a short, interesting or amusing story about a real person or event
Usage - Grandpa kept us amused with anecdotes of his childhood.
Link - so the other day i was talking to my GF and a biker suddenly came and snathed her chain. bloody MoFo ne uski neck tode di. nice story eh?

Anguish - severe pain, mental suffering or unhappiness
Usage - After losing the match the team was plunged into anguish.
Link - Anguish in every ang(body part) of this man after doing it with an old mature lady.

Angular - thin and without much flesh so that bones are visible, not rounded, sharp cornered
Usage - The angular structure of the building was interesting.
Link -  angular sounds angle.... so have an angle.

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